$32,000
Avg. Salary
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A Child Care Center Director with Administration skills earns an average salary of $34,000 per year.

Job Description for Child Care Center Director

Child care center directors oversee the administrative and day-to-day operations of day care centers, preschools, and other short-term child care facilities. Their duties include ensuring a safe and education environment for children, evaluating the finances of their facility, and advising teachers and other subordinates in curriculum and activities. They also monitor services to ensure that all licensing standards are met, represent the child care center in the accreditation process, brainstorm and implement marketing campaigns, and serve as tour guide of the facility. These directors may also play a role in enrolling children, and they play a role in ensuring all services meet the expectations of parents and children.

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Child Care Center Director Tasks

  • Maintain school paperwork, keeping files on each child, attendance and incident reports, and proof of meeting government regulations.
  • Manage the budget, paying expenses for facilities, authorizing purchases, and ensuring adequate revenue is coming in.
  • Hire, supervise, and evaluate facility staff, provide mentoring and training to help teachers improve their skills.
  • Plan, manage, market, and direct a preschool or childcare program.
  • Meet with parents to discuss student progress and answer questions about school programs.

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Key Stats for Child Care Center Director

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 75%