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Preschool or Child Care Center Administrator Job Description

Summary
Responsible for the operation and instructional leadership at a daycare or preschool facility. Trains and supervises staff, sets instructional objectives, and works to build a rapport with parents.
Primary responsibilities
  • Manage day-to-day activities at a preschool.
  • Create instructional resources for use in the classroom.
  • Develop academic programs.
  • Monitor students and teachers for progress.
  • Train, encourage, and mentor teachers and other staff.
  • Manage career counseling.
  • Administer record keeping.
  • Supervise teachers, counselors, librarians, and other support staff.
  • Maintain rapport with parents.
  • Handle tours and marketing.
  • Prepare budgets and annual reports.
  • Work actively with teachers to maintain high curriculum standards.
  • Formulate mission statements.
  • Establish performance goals and objectives.
  • Explain or answer procedural questions.
  • Hire, train, and evaluate teachers.
  • Visit classrooms and observe teaching methods.
  • Examine learning materials.
  • Review instructional objectives and adjust accordingly.
  • Meet with other administrators, parents, and community organizations.

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