Assistant Director –
The Learning Center

TLC Team / Full-Time Position

The Learning Center Assistant Director will work closely with The Learning Center Director at the South Campus. They will educate parents, teachers, and leaders on the value of early childhood education and make that value come to life for the children in the center. The sole responsibility is for the safe and effective operation of the school. This is a full-time (40 hour/week) position that includes office hours, as well as non-traditional and occasional evening hours, as needed. This position will report directly to the South Campus Learning Center Director.

The Assistant Director must exhibit the following three traits:

  • Humble – willing to listen to others and admit they do not have all the answers.
  • Hungry – possesses energy and drive to do their work with excellence. Takes initiative to learn and pursue new projects and new opportunities to advance the church in ministry.
  • Smart – equipped with both technical skills and people skills. Demonstrates emotional intelligence and works well with others. Is self-aware and knows how their words and actions can impact others on the team

Please note, the job description below represents the major tasks and duties. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities. Therefore, the individual may perform other related tasks as deemed appropriate.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Learning Center Director in leading teaching staff, supporting the families, and achieving enrollment, accreditation, and operational objectives
  • Ensure compliance with safety standards of children and staff
  • Participate in managing local and state licensing and regulations and ensure state compliance and record keeping
  • Participate in the leadership team of the center, maintaining great morale and addressing staffing issues in a prompt and responsive manner
  • Ensure appropriate center staffing, new hire training, and on-going staff development
  • Enforce school policies and procedures
  • Supervise and assist staff in early childhood curriculum
  • Regularly monitor each classroom and provide ongoing feedback to teachers
  • Provide effective tours to potential families to drive enrollment
  • Partner with parents with a shared desire to provide the best care and education for their children
  • Cultivate positive relationships with families, teachers, and state licensing authorities
  • Serve in various roles throughout the center as needed including teacher
  • Oversee the purchasing of supplies, tuition billings and collections
  • Help oversee the curriculum, manage personnel, and execute the centers high standards of excellence
  • Food Program (Equal Hearts)
  • Schedules /time off request
  • Parent/special events
  • Classroom supply inventory

Knowledge/Skills Required:

To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required:

  • Experience in child-care center management
  • Possess or be able to obtain prior to employment a Texas Child Care Director’s License through DFPS Child Care Licensing
  • Excellent staff management skills
  • Must possess or be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification prior to employment
  • Very thorough knowledge of Texas State Licensing
  • Revenue and enrollment orientated
  • Demonstrated strong customer service and communication skills.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft applications (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Proficient writing and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to concentrate on multiple tasks at a time
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to handle stress and perform well under pressure
  • Participate in moderate & vigorous activity
  • Professional demeanor
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Is available to parents at their convenience-listens attentively to their concerns and takes appropriate action
  • Maintains retention of families by implementing quality programs
  • Track all inquiries, converts inquiries into parent tours, and converts tours into enrollments
  • Accurately reports withdrawals and new starts weekly
  • Conducts parent meetings and other conferences
  • Regularly solicits feedback from parents in order to improve the center
  • Bulletin Boards (theme)
  • Must be able to work in a deadline driven environment
  • Must possess the ability to produce in a fast-paced environment
  • Must possess a “can-do” attitude with the ability to multi-task
  • Must exhibit a professional and pleasant demeanor
  • High School Diploma
  • 3- 4 years’ experience
  • PCO +
  • Non-profit +

Attributes:

  • Love for God
  • Love for People
  • Work Ethic that is excellent
  • Positive attitude
  • Heart of a servant
  • Fun/enjoyable
  • Loyal
  • Reliable & energetic
  • Must share the vision of Covenant Church to fulfill the Great Commission with integrity and passion
  • Must be/have, but are not limited to:
  • Covenant Church member in good standing
  • Committed to Covenant Church and the vision of the ministry
  • Personal and spiritual maturity to function among varying levels of ministry personnel and leadership
  • Committed to ongoing personal spiritual growth
  • Willingness to learn new methods and software
  • Must be able to work additional hours (as needed)
  • Must be able to work non-traditional hours including nights & weekends (as needed)
  • Must be able to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Must be able to maintain continuous sitting, standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, reaching, pushing, pulling & carrying
  • Must be able to continually turn & flex or rotation of the wrist(s), hands, fingers and spine
  • Must be able to lift 20 lbs
  • Must be 18 years of age and have valid State Driver’s License
  • Must pass background/criminal history check
  • Must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.
  • Bilingual +

Work perks:

When you join the Covenant Church team, our prayer is that your family will be closer, your leadership will be sharper, your finances will be stronger, your faith will be deeper, and your heart will be stronger. And while the biggest perk of working at Covenant is doing work that makes an eternal difference, you’ll find that’s not the only benefit we offer:

  • Flexible paid time off
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Generous employer 403(b) contribution match
  • Childcare benefits
  • Casual dress code
  • And so much more!