Assistant Director
Brightpath
Canada
9d ago

BrightPath Kids is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and business-focused Assistant Director for their Port Coquitlam Centre.

The Assistant Director is responsible for supporting the Centre Director to ensure the Centre runs smoothly, efficiently, and professionally.

Duties : Administration :

Administration :

  • Assist in the collection of fees
  • Receive enrollments and enquiries and follow these up appropriately
  • Demonstrate our philosophy - Develop the Mind. Nourish the Body. Inspire the Soul
  • Assist in maintaining a list of relief staff
  • Ensure that staff records are kept up to date and remain current
  • Ensure that the information kept on each child is current
  • Maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Assist in keeping the computer work up to date
  • Centre Duties :

  • Ensure the physical environment is monitored and maintained
  • Assist in ensuring that all Centre correspondence is attended to (Centre records are up to date at all times)
  • Understand the signals of assistance required from Centre staff
  • Programming :

  • Support and guide staff with observations, weekly planning and implementing activities to meet children's needs and the BrightPath Kids Curriculum
  • Interactions :
  • Ensure all new parents and children are orientated into the Centre
  • Assist with resolving problems occurring at the Centre
  • Support all new staff settle into the Centre
  • Display a positive, supportive attitude to all staff members
  • Encourage staff to work together as a team
  • Facilitate Parent / Staff meetings to provide opportunities to evaluate Centre programs and gain valuable input
  • Assist with open houses and tours
  • Working with Staff :

  • Prepare staff training meetings
  • Maintain professional ethics and practices at all times
  • Provide orientation for new staff
  • Function as a mediator
  • Organize relief staff
  • Working with Families :

  • Communicate effectively with parents
  • Promote the quality care and education within the Centre
  • Oversee children’s well being
  • Key support person to parents
  • Qualifications :

  • Early Childhood Education, Infant Toddler Certificate, B.Ed or equivelent
  • 1 - 5 years’ experience in a leadership role
  • Current CPR / First Aid Certificate
  • Current Criminal History Check, including Vulnerable Sector screening
  • Intermediate skills of the Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel)
  • Safe Food Handling certificate would be an asset
  • Class 4 drivers’ license would be an asset
  • Our Team members enjoy :

  • A competitive compensation package, including group benefits & paid sick leave
  • A 40 % discount on child care for their Child(ren)
  • A Tuition Reimbursement Program to support and encourage professional growth
  • Ongoing training and development and great career opportunities.
  • A long-term position
  • Join the BrightPath team today!

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