Preschool Director Job Description

A Preschool Director is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of a child care center.

Full time preschool directors oversee the entire center for about 30 to 40 children, while part time directors oversee one or a few classrooms.

A Preschool Director typically receives a high school diploma or GED, and previous experience is often preferred.

Many preschool directors have completed a college degree in early childhood education, child development, or a related field.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Preschool Director who is passionate about early childhood education and has a strong desire to make a difference in the lives of young children. The Preschool Director will be responsible for leading and managing a team of educators to provide a high-quality educational program for our students. The Preschool Director will also be responsible for creating a positive and supportive learning environment for our students and families.

Preschool Director Duties:

  • Supervise Assistant Managers, Teachers, and Preschool Nurses
  • Conduct and supervise staff meetings
  • Recommend and implement policies
  • Conduct employee performance appraisals
  • Promote a positive work environment
  • Create an educational environment that fosters the physical and mental growth of all children

Preschool Director Responsibilities:

  • Research, interview, hire, train, and motivate a staff, including teachers, assistants, and administrators
  • Develop curriculum and instruct children, including curriculum development, classroom and behavior management, and parent communication
  • Ensure all regulatory compliance, including licensing, insurance, and background checks
  • Bachelor's degree in early childhood education or related field and at least two years of childcare experience
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and management skills, along with the ability to effectively interact with grandparents and other family members

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or related field
  • 2+ years’ proven experience in a management position
  • Knowledge of early childhood development standards and best practices
  • Experience working with early childhood educators
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written

At [Company Name], we are committed to equal opportunity and building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.