Assistant Director, Preschool Salary
|Salary||$22,881 - $49,408|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $1,736|
|Total Pay (|
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|$22,773 - $45,353|
|Hourly Rate||$10.66 - $19.55|
|Overtime||$14.49 - $26.68|
|Bonus||$0.00 - $1,736|
|Total Pay (||$22,773 - $45,353|
Job Description for Assistant Director, Preschool
The principal function of an assistant director for a preschool is to assist and work closely with the director of the preschool, performing a number of tasks that help ensure the facility functions effectively. They help create and develop the preschool's curriculum, as well as ensure curriculum implementation. Assistant directors for preschools work closely with the director to manage all aspects of the classroom experience; they also interact regularly with instructors, providing training, guidance, and discipline as necessary. These professionals may work directly with children in a variety of settings, helping to create a safe and fun learning environment. Additionally, assistant directors communicate directly with parents, helping resolve concerns, handling payment issues, and providing information on children's progress. The assistant director may also handle logistical elements of the business, such as scheduling, advertising, and marketing.Read More...
Typically, an assistant director must have a bachelor's degree in early childhood education or a related field. Depending on state law, an assistant director might also need to possess certain certifications. Prior experience working with young children is also generally required, as is the ability to pass a background check. Assistant directors of preschools must also be knowledgeable of relevant federal, state, and local regulations. They should have excellent interpersonal skills and work well with children; leadership and business management skills are beneficial in this role as well.
Assistant Director, Preschool Tasks
- Maintain center paperwork, keeping files on each child and proof of meeting government regulations.
- Supervise and evaluate teachers, provide mentoring and training to help teachers improve their skills.
- Teach and monitor children when needed.
- Work with the director and teachers to establish, evaluate, and revise curriculum.
- Assist the director with planning, managing, marketing, and directing a preschool.
Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Director, Preschool
Although KinderCare Learning Centers, Inc. boasts the highest average salary in town at $33K, employee compensation still varies greatly — workers can make as little as $25K or as much as $45K.
With a median salary of $31K, Primrose Schools provides Preschool Assistant Directors with the lowest pay in their field; moreover, earnings are capped at only $36K, limiting employee salary growth.
Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Director, Preschool
Pay by Experience for an Assistant Director, Preschool has a positive trend. An entry-level Assistant Director, Preschool with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 129 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Assistant Director, Preschool with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 126 salaries. An experienced Assistant Director, Preschool which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 107 salaries. An Assistant Director, Preschool with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 30 salaries.
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