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Child Care Directors supervise everyday operations in child care facilities. Their duties include recruiting and training staff, managing the curriculum, maintaining physical facilities, budgeting, making sure safety policies are respected, and overseeing marketing strategies. A successful sample resume for Child Care Director emphasizes leadership, good communication abilities, organization, time management, and curriculum development expertise. Based on the most successful example resumes, Child Care Directors should hold at least a high school diploma or a Bachelor's Degree.

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Senior Child Care Director, Administrator and Youth Center Director

Successfully supervised all childcare programs for the Roxbury Family [company name] & Egleston Sites.

  • Managed six directors of childcare programs operated at 6 different locations, which improved collaboration among programs and parents.
  • Created and maintained a budget which grew from $565,000 to $800,000 within two years.
  • Recruited families, quality staff and adequate resources to the program, resulting in increased quality in programs.
  • Collaborated with supervisors and colleagues to improve urban child care delivery.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
2

Child Care Director

Collaborated with parents and staff to ensure that children's needs were effectively met, and that parents had confidence in the program.

  • Directed activities of the child care center in order to provide instruction and care for children.
  • Provided management and leadership in the provision of quality year-round pre-school and school age child care services, with a major emphasis in meeting the child care needs of low-income families.
  • Authorized purchase of instructional materials and teaching aids, such as books, toys and games designed to stimulate learning.
  • Conferred with parents regarding facility activities, policies and enrollment procedures.
  • Hired, supervised and managed schedules of child care teachers, aides and drivers.
  • Reviewed and evaluated facility activities in order to ensure conformance with state and local regulations.
  • Performed classroom teaching duties during absence of regular teacher.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
3

School Age Child Care Director, Somerset Valley YMCA

Successfully coordinated and supervised the daily operations/responsibilities of half-day kindergarten, afterschool program and summer camps.

  • Hired, trained and supervised staff for all programs.
  • Managed budget by careful allocation of resources and received Employee of Year
  • Prepared and maintained accurate records to ensure accountability.
  • Served as a liaison between the school and taxi company, ensuring the safe transport of the children to the facility.
  • Consistently promoted the school programs by conducting public relations presentations, doing outreach events, developing and distributing advertisement materials.
  • Coordinated, organized and operated three day camps for 150 children.
  • Designed, developed and facilitated staff training for all summer employees.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
C
Mos Specialist / Accounting
BA
Psychology
4

Child Care Director

  • Oversaw programming for more than 225 school-age children per year enrolled in five before and after school programs and vacation and summer camps.
  • Successfully wrote grants to support program goals and managed budgets totaling over $400,000 in annual revenue.
  • Supervised 14 staff members and planned and facilitated regular meetings and trainings.
  • Collaborated and cultivated relationships with co-workers, youth, families, schools, and community partners to strengthen programs and meet the YMCA's strategic goals.
  • Completed paperwork and reporting as required for grants and state licensing.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Sociology And French
Education Policy And Management
Study Abroad
5

Child Care Director

  • Maintained NAEYC Accreditation
  • Hired/trained, supervised, and maintained a staff team of 12-15 employees
  • Maintained positive relationships with children and families
  • Increased quality programming for children based on best practices for children as outlined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Child And Adolescent Development
Early Childhood Education
6

Child Care Director

Managed three departments and eight youth and family programs

  • Recruited, trained, supervised, scheduled, and retained staff of over 50 employees
  • Created program policies and procedures
  • Created and ensured implementation of all program curriculum
  • Managed department and program budgets
  • Fundraising and community outreach
  • Responsible for membership and program recruitment
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Social Sciences
7

School Age Child Care Director/ Summer Camp Director

  • Responsible for implementation of educational and recreational curriculum
  • Supervised 13-25 part time and full time seasonal staff
  • Created and managed two department budgets totaling $525,000
  • Responsible for accounting and billing of all government subsidized contracted child care slots
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
American History And Social Justice
8

Child Care Director

Displayed strong ability to multitask added duties related to this promotion

  • Maintained detailed employee and student records per state regulations
  • Organized and coordinated various daily activities and programs
  • Directed communication between parents and staff
  • Scheduled staff trainings and schedules while maintaining proper staff to child ratios
  • Personally designed a custom check-in system allowing for more accurate record keeping
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Management
9

Child Care Director and Owner

Supervised children eight weeks to ten years old in a safe and nurturing environment.

  • Maintained weekly records of activities performed with children.
  • Maintained all account receivable and payable.
  • Preparing meals by DCF guidelines.
  • Provided care for children in a clean and safe environment.
  • Created and implemented activities of learning and enrichment.
  • Created and maintained daily activity schedules.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
10

Child Care Director/child Care Specialist

Managed the development of an effective treatment team.

  • Role modeled and taught effective supervision/management of clients.
  • Communicated effectively through development and implementation of systems.
  • Demonstrated professionalism in performance of job duties through policy and procedure.
  • Maintained safety and security of clients & facility.
  • Developed newly created position similar to that of Therapeutic Support Staff for residential treatment setting.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
AS
Applied Science

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