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Child Care Center Director

Job Description

Join our team of Early Childhood experts as a Center Director at our Ardmore Play and Learn.


Playing is the path to learning for young children. Play is needed for healthy development. At Play & Learn, we are experts at combining play with age-appropriate curriculum to foster independence in children and help them develop their own unique concepts and learning style. In our classrooms, you'll find art, music, and laughter in the air. We offer a host of interactive opportunities for learning, growing and exploring. For 36 years, Play & Learn has provided the highest quality in early childhood education. We believe that as children interact with people and materials in a learning environment, they develop their own unique concepts and Ideas. Our teaching staff, directors and administrators are committed to working together with families to create a safe, educational and fun setting for children.


Requirements for the position include:



  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or related Field with a minimum of 18 Early Childhood Credits

  • Teacher Certification in Early Childhood Education or Nursery/Kindergarten Private Academic Certification

  • Documented experience with young children

  • Experience in administration and personnel supervision

  • Enthusiastic, motivated, able to multi-task and possess strong leadership skills.


Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:



  • Monitor daily staffing patterns. Assist in classroom when needed to ensure we are in accordance with DHS/PDE staffing ratios.

  • Oversee tours and inquiries

  • Initiate and be able to carry out plans for solving problems and dealing with emergencies

  • Provide on-going daily communication to parents

  • Supervise, train, develop team building among staff, evaluate employees and respond to employee concerns.


We offer competitive salary along with full array of benefits including:



  • Medical/Dental,

  • Sick

  • Vacation

  • Paid Holiday

  • 403b

  • Continuing Education

  • Childcare

  • Incentive Bonuses


To be consider for this position, qualified candidates should forward a cover letter including salary requirements along with resume.


Play & Learn is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.



Company Description
Play and Learn offers high quality early education programs for children 6 weeks-10 years. Dedicated to families and children by providing a supportive and secure environments where children can play, learn and develop positively. With multiple locations, Play and Learn is the largest non-profit early childhood education organization in Montgomery County. We've cared for thousands of children since 1981, helping them learn and grow through meaningful play that encourages them on a path toward a lifetime of academic and social success.



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