Bright Starts Learning Center Director in Leadville, Colorado
POSITION: Director.DUTIES: This organization is currently licensed for 10 toddlers and 20preschoolers and will consider expanding in the coming year. This position isa terrific opportunity to bring educational vision and inspiration to anestablished, well-attended program. The Director must take initiative torestart a center that will be reopening in a new space, and with a freshstaff team. Our reopening goal is June 28th, 2021. The Director will beresponsible for overall leadership of an early childhood center. From managingstate licensure requirements to family communications and program delivery,the Director will guide our program to meet the childcare needs of ourvibrant, rural Lake County community. The Director must ensure that ourchildren experience a loving, nourishing educational environment; familiesare well informed and engaged; staff are inspired and developing asprofessionals; and our community has a multi-year vision for quality earlychildcare. Under the Board of Directors, the Director operates the childcareprogram in conformance with all relevant regulations. Ensure this organizationis meeting or exceeding all state rules and regulations including but notlimited to: staff files, child Files, documentation of requiredcontinuing education for staff, fire drills, nurse consultation,dietician consultation, etc. The physical demands described here arerepresentative of those that must be met by an employee to successfullyperform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties ofthis job, the employee is required to: Walk on field trips around town,local parks, etc.; Stand, sit, stoop, kneel, squat, bend, andcrawl; Lift and carry children of all sizes and weights in your care.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disaREQUIREMENTS: Meets qualifications for Large Center Director with the Stateof Colorado. Experience hiring and supervising staff in a childcare oreducational setting. Experience managing a budget. Good communication,problem solving, organizational skills. Experience with computers,tablets, mobile devices and other office technology. Ability to learn newtechnology tools and platforms that further the mission or support theoperation of organization. Experience planning and implementing educationalactivities. Experience managing confidential information.OTHER REQUIREMENTS: We encourage all director-qualified early childhoodprofessionals to apply! Must be willing to submit to background screen anddrug screen.PREFERRED: Spanish language fluency and literacy. Ability and excitement toguide the program towards a bilingual model in 2-3 years. Cultural humility,and experience with multicultural communities. Grant seeking and fundraising.Competency with Google G-Suite, and Wix website updates.WAGE: Salary is $50,000 to $55,000 negotiable, dependent on experience.SHIFTS: This is a full time, exempt position. Days, shifts and hours tobe discussed at interview.JOB SITE: Leadville, Colorado.BENEFITS: Paid sick leave, paid time off; Health insurance stipend andrelocation support negotiable.APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: If you meet the minimum requirement for thisposition, please click on How to Apply to view applicationinformation. You must be registered with Connecting Colorado to view theapplication information (registration is available at no cost). Submitresume, cover letter, and 3 professional references via email. Search Leadville Workforce Center on Facebook to follow/like us and keepup with the latest training and employment opportunities.