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Assistant Director of Operations

Company: Primrose School of Denver Central Park
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Summary / Objective and Role Portfolio: The Assistant Director of Operations is responsible for aligning and implementing organizational business objectives within the school in accordance with Primrose Schools policies and procedures and state licensing standards and also in accordance with the Roots to Wings Management Strategic Plan. Within the framework of a school leadership partnership, this position focuses on the business functions that fulfill Primrose goals of providing a safe, educational, and nurturing environment for children, parents, and staff. You will need to execute strategies to achieve planned profitability by actively promoting the school in the community to build awareness and enrollment. In support of your Director, your business focus will mean that you will be responsible for managing the accounting, billing, collections and reporting, you will implement Cost Management Strategies, HR policy and Marketing activities. Qualifications:Must meet requirements of local child-care regulatory agency and Primrose Schools. A degree in Early Childhood Education, Primary Education, or related field, and/or at least two years' work experience in a licensed child-care facility, kindergarten or early childhood program preferred.Experience in management, business, and/or public relations preferred.Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations.Skillsets:Extensive knowledge of state licensing regulationsStrong leadership skillsCompetent and confidentExcellent verbal and written communication skillsHigh integrityGood listening and follow-up skillsHigh coping capabilitiesAbility to provide constructive feedbackAbility to provide adviceAble to work with others harmoniouslySolution and detail-orientedStrong organizational skillsAbility to use a desktop computer and an electronic tabletAbility to learn computer softwareCoachableGeneral Expectations:Understand, promote, and model Primrose Schools vision and mission. Provide superior customer service to all external and internal customers.Observe all rules and regulations at Primrose Schools and the local, state or national regulatory agencies pertaining to the health, safety and care of children.Assume responsibility to manage operation of the school in the Directors absence.Assist the Director with the necessary management responsibilities to ensure maximum enrollment and effective cost control to produce profit.Have knowledge of and adhere to employment laws and compliance issues related to those laws.Assist in keeping school physically well kept, attractive, and safeProvide verbal recognition and acceptance to children while providing clear and consistent expectations for the children's behaviorHave the ability to perform all of the essential functions for each position in the school, including, but not limited to, other leadership team positions, teacher, food service teacher, and bus driver.Attend all required staff meetings, workshops and/or school functions. Maintain overall professional personal appearance adhering to the guidelines offered in the Primrose Schools Employee Handbook.Assist in other capacities that Director, or designee, determines is necessary. Responsibilities: In terms of the Roots to Wings Strategic Plan Pillars, your main area of focused responsibility will be to: Organizational Well-Being - Maintain School Profitability and Grow our School Business.Work within budgetary guidelines.Control expenses. Invoice timeously and manage revenue.Report clearly and timeously. Service Excellence - Maintain Health & Safety and Build Relationships.Report incidents. Implement health & safety policy rigidly.Build relationships always with fellow leadership team members teachers, students, families, the community. Talent Journey - Implement HR Policy and Communications in the school. Implement HR Policy in the school.Ensure all staff receive news and notifications from Roots to Wings Management. Ensure all staff have clear lines of communication to receive and initiate communication with leadership and Roots to Wings Management and report problems up and down the line.Support your Director in managing Suite Leads and Health and Safety Coordinators, and teachers.Manage scheduling in your school.Take an active part in the recruitment, onboarding, and retention process ongoing in our schools. Future-Thinking - Market our SchoolImplement organizational Marketing Policy.Utilize all tools and strategies available to market our school to the communities surrounding our school.Reports to:Director or designee

Keywords: Primrose School of Denver Central Park, Denver , Assistant Director of Operations, Executive , Denver, Colorado

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