Well-respected, award winning center located in the Lakeview/Lincoln Park area of Chicago is looking to add a qualified and talented Director to our administrative team! Providing excellent customer service and building positive relationships with client families and staff are a must! We are seeking someone who is professional, educated, goal-oriented, flexible, and works effectively with others. The Director will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and management of the center while staying true to the center’s vision and following state regulations.
To be Director qualified for a child care center in the state of Illinois, you must meet the following requirements, as outlined here: http://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/089/089004070D01300R.html
407.130(l)(1) By July 1, 2017, the following education requirements for licensed day care center staff shall be met. 1) All new child care directors hired on or after July 1, 2017 s hall have a minimum of an associate degree in child development or early childhood education, or the equivalent (defined as 64 semester hours in any discipline with a minimum of 21 semester hours of college credit in child development, early childhood education or early childhood special education) and either a Gateways to Opportunity Level I Illinois Director Credential (see 89 Ill. Adm. Code 50.720(b) and http://www.ilgateways.com/en/illinois-directorcredential-idc) or 3 semester hours of college credit or 3 points of credential approved training in administration, leadership or management.
ONLY APPLICANTS WHO FULFILL THIS STATE REQUIREMENT WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR THE DIRECTOR POSITION.
This is a full-time, salaried position. We offer a competitive salary based on experience, education, and performance.
If you think you would be a good fit and would like to find out more about this role, please email us your resume and cover letter.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits discussed at interview
About Little Marvels Early Childhood School
Little Marvels is where high quality childcare and early learning curriculum meet to provide children with a positive first-school experience. It is our philosophy that a child who loves school and enjoys learning from an early age is more likely to continue that love of learning for his or her entire life. Little Marvels believes caring, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic teachers partnered with committed, loving parents/guardians have the ability to effectively assist children in developing a positive self-image and respect for one another’s cultural differences. We encourage open and honest daily communication between teachers and parents, as we believe it is a vital part of building a trusting partnership that will benefit the child, as well as the parents and teachers.