Director of Operations


Bristow Montessori School


Posted Under: Centreville, Virginia jobs in Executive; Executive jobs in zipcode 22020
Posted On: 2020-02-15

Our Mission: Bristow Montessori School's mission is to instill a sense of confidence and independence and a genuine curiosity for learning all within a nurturing and caring environment. Further, it is our mission to inspire all children to become well adjusted and well-rounded citizens of the world. Director of Operations Role: We are seeking a Director of Operations to lead in the day-to-day operation of the school, train and supervise staff, set instructional objectives, work to build a good relationship with parents, enroll new students and maintain current students. Bristow Montessori School offers a competitive salary based on education and experience as well as paid holidays and paid leave. Please respond with your resume, three work-related references, and a cover letter describing examples of how your experience and skills match our school's needs. Qualifications: - BA/BS in Early Childhood Education or related field - Deep understanding of Montessori principles preferred (AMI / AMS/ MACTE training preferred) - 3 years of experience in management or administration of an organized child care or related setting - Must meet state education and licensing requirements for a director - Experience maintaining compliance with Federal, State, and Local licensing regulations - 2 years of experience working with a combination of infant, toddler, preschool or school age child care - Experience with general office applications, such as email (Google, Google Drive), spreadsheets, document applications (such as Word). A strong working knowledge of technology (devices and software) are necessary to thrive in this role. - Experience with Procare and CRM a plus - Excellent communication (verbal and written) and customer service skills - Demonstrate highly effective organizational, time management, and multitasking skills along with the ability to identify and troubleshoot critical issues. - Possess a genuine respect & understanding of childhood and a strong commitment to education - An innovative, organized, self-motivated, energetic, dynamic, and compassionate personality - Strong business management skills along with the ability to develop marketing strategies - Commitment to Professional Development Summary of Duties and Responsibilities: - Overseeing school operations including human resources, quality assurance, staff schedules and facility operations - On-site management and supervision of the center and staff, including hiring and training, professional staff development and annual evaluation of staff - Parent communications and relationship management, developing and maintaining strong family relationships - Prepare annual budget in coordination and Fiscal Management - Plan and coordinate school events - Welcome prospective new students and parents and conduct tours - Management and coordination of student enrollment - Record keeping including maintaining children's files and class schedules - Safety and emergency planning & management. - Licensing Maintenance and Management - Administrative Support - Projecting a positive and upbeat attitude while working in a fast-paced environment When we speak about freedom in education we mean freedom for the creative energy which is the urge of life towards the development of the individual. Maria Montessori, The Child, Society and the World

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