St. Theresa Daycare Assistant Director
Part-Time to Full-time STECC Assistant Director reports directly to the Director and Church Manager. The Assistant Director helps oversee the daily on-site operations of the St. Theresa Early Childhood Center (STECC), which includes maintaining compliance with Child Care Licensing Minimum Standards and St. Theresa Church and School rules and guidelines. The Director will help plan, develop, organize, and maintain center programs for children, parents, and staff.
Salary Range based on experience
Essential Job Functions
Ensure the STECC's daily operation is administered in compliance with Child Care Licensing Minimum Standards and all local, state, and federal regulations
Maintain STECC staff development and certification & licensing requirements
Ensure that STECC employees are knowledgeable on and comply with Child Care Licensing Minimum Standards
Maintain good communication and engagement with the STECC staff and provide regular, ongoing communication to the Director.
Establish and maintain effective communication with children, parents, and staff
Maintain an atmosphere in which STECC staff members treat each child with dignity and respect
Maintain records that pertain to the administration of the center in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws
Assist in planning and executing programs for the education and advancement of the children attending the STECC, inclusive of Catholic Values and Faith
Classroom coverage - Ensure the STECC employees work the appropriate number of hours in accordance with both their scheduled shifts and Minimum Standards Ratio requirements. The Assistant Director can expect to cover classrooms to ensure classroom ratios are maintained.
Follow all prescribed procedures for fire and weather-related emergencies, including the conducting and documenting of practice drills as required by Child Care Licensing
Effectively evaluate center needs and submit purchase requests for materials, equipment and supplies for the center
Provide input on policies and procedures
Familiarize parents with the Parent Handbook and the policies and procedures of the STECC, and ensure those policies are being followed for the duration of the child's care.
Perform any and all other duties as deemed necessary by Director, School Principal, and Church Manager
Regular and reliable attendance is an essential job function
Uncompromised commitment to St. Theresa Church and School's vision, values, and core beliefs
Knowledge of and compliance with all licensing and accreditation requirements, local, state, and federal laws regarding safety requirements, and inspection and certification procedures
Excellent supervisory, evaluative, managerial, and administrative skills with an emphasis on teamwork and daily collaborative leadership
Team builder, organized, and have excellent customer service and communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Must enjoy working with children
Ability to lift a minimum of 25lbs
Must pass a criminal background check and FBI check
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience)
Current Child Care Directors Certification or, at minimum, must be able to meet the required state standards to obtain the Texas Child Care Directors License. Applicants undergoing certification are accepted; maximum needed time to completion is 1 year.
At least 1 year experience and child development training in an early childhood setting
Houston, TX 77007