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Academy Director

Company: Brightside Academy
Location: Pitcairn
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Brightside Academy is a recognized early childhood education provider offering a safe, supportive, and educational environment focused on child development at every stage. We offer state-of-the-art facilities with a nationally recognized curriculum. With 30+ locations throughout Pittsburgh and Philadelphia PA, Brightside Academy believes that our employees are our best resources for our children and communities. If you have a passion for growth and development, can thrive in a challenging yet rewarding environment, have worked in a capacity overseeing children for at least two years and are ready to excel in your career, we'd like to speak with you! We offer highly competitive wages and benefits such as * Medical * Dental *Vision * FREE Short-Term Disability * 9 Paid Holidays * Up to 25 Paid Time Off Days * 401(k) Traditional & Roth Plans with Company Match * FREE Life Insurance coverage * Additional & affordable Group Term Life Benefits * Life Assistance Program * Transit Benefits for commuting * Child Care Discounts * Team Member Discount Programs * Travel & Identify Theft Assistance * Credit Union Partnership * Employee Engagement events * Bonus opportunities * Professional Development Educational Opportunities and Credentialing Assistance * FREE CDA Certification training * Various Professional & Personal Continuing Learning Opportunities and Career Advancement * Support from all levels within the company * Our continued efforts to making Brightside Academy a Great Place to Work. Learn more about our training and development programs as well as employee testimonies by going to https://www.brightsideacademy.com/careers EEO/M/F Job Responsibilities for Academy Director.

  • Assumes responsibility for every daily operations aspect of the learning center.
  • Ensures compliance to licensing/accrediting agencies.
  • Abiding by and enforcing company policies and procedures.
  • Communicates in verbal and written format with above-standard quality in composition, content, and timeliness.
  • Adheres to budgetary requirements; controls and manages expenses to achieve budgeted profitability.
  • Earns and maintains consistent customer satisfaction, maximizing enrollment potential and minimizing student withdrawals.
  • Follows all required business management practices.
  • Properly on-boards new staff.
  • Completes parent/child interviews prior to enrollment.
  • Acts as a liaison between teachers and parents to address problems and answer questions.
  • Strives to provide a clean, healthy, and active learning environment.
  • Ensures efficient and sufficient staff/child ratios are maintained; manages staff schedule.
  • Escalates safety violations, facility issues, and/or state agency violations.
  • Manage resources to ensure adequate supplies are available to children and staff.
  • Utilizes company's scorecard reporting; adjusts operations as needed to meet requirements.
  • Encourages effective, quality teaching by ensuring curriculum is followed, lesson plans are effectively used and child assessment tools measure class activity success.
  • Ensures academy is operating efficiently and in compliance with all Brightside Academy policies, state regulations, CACFP and all other regulatory agencies.
  • Leads, inspires, and energizes the team; hold accountable to assigned tasks.
  • Articulates clear standards and expectations of staff.
  • Provides frequent and concise communication to academy staff about company matters.
  • Any other duties as assigned by manager. Proficiencies for Academy Director.
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Possess friendly but stern disposition
    • Adaptable and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Demonstrates attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Possess excellent time management skills.
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Advanced reading, writing and communication skills
    • Self-motivating
    • Intermediate reasoning skills. Education/Experience for Academy Director. Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education ("ECE") or Bachelors in Elementary Education with 18 ECE credits, or Bachelors in a related field with 30 ECE credits and a Director's credential is qualifying. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have excellent interpersonal/communication skills, leadership experience with basic understanding of MS office. PI192200682

Keywords: Brightside Academy, Pittsburgh , Academy Director, Executive , Pitcairn, Pennsylvania

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