assistant director resume example with 19 years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Perceptive Assistant Director with 17 years of experience maintaining safe and caring environment for young children. Logical and steadfast leader with background orchestrating childcare facility activities, staffing, marketing and parent relationships. Well-versed in licensing requirements, OSHA regulations and financial assistance programs.

  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Staff Scheduling
  • Performance Evaluations
  • Problem-Solving
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Database Coordination
  • Hiring and Training
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Employee Development
  • Administration and Reporting
  • Onboarding and Orientation
  • Budget Management
  • Team Building
  • Documentation and Reporting
  • Team Leadership
  • Reporting and Documentation
  • Data Collection
  • Relationship Building
05/2009 to Current
Assistant Director University Of Southern California San Francisco, CA,
  • Oversaw day-to-day activities of preschool.
  • Handled admission and placement of new students.
  • Coordinated facility operations by establishing logical policies and communicating to staff, teachers and parents.
  • Conducted rigorous interview and hiring process to deliver qualified teaching staff for parents and students.
  • Planned large-scale preschool events.
  • Wrote newsletters and email to communicate monthly activity schedules to parents.
  • Reported health concerns and posted health warnings in case of illness.
  • Led team-building exercises for staff to improve communication and teamwork.
  • Planned weekly menus for children following nutritional and allergen guidelines.
  • Communicated with parents and fostered strong professional relationships.
  • Monitored compliance with state, federal and company regulations, standards and requirements.
05/2010 to 08/2012
Lead VPK Teacher North Country Academy Belcamp, MD,
  • Taught children foundational skills in colors, shapes and letters.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies for experiential learning.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of others, show good manners and instructed in other social development behaviors.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing learning styles.
  • Collaborated with colleagues on developing new classroom projects and monthly themes.
  • Incorporated music, art and theater into lesson planning.
  • Administered and documented results of student assessments.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Adapted instructional techniques according to student learning styles and progress.
  • Maintained student records according to rigorous confidentiality and privacy regulations.
  • Directed and supervised children during field trips and special activities.
  • Met with parents to discuss child behavior and academic progress.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Promoted good behaviors by using positive reinforcement methods with children.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
08/2003 to 12/2010
Assistant Director In-Charge R'Club Child Care City, STATE,
  • Mentored new employees on industry practices and business operations.
  • Cultivated dynamic relationships with students, parents and guardians by serving as school resource.
  • Met individually with teachers to offer feedback and insights on job tasks after careful review.
  • Led team members to perform tasks in accordance with project initiatives.
  • Presented resources and opportunities to teaching staff for further professional development and curriculum training courses.
  • Collaborated with various departments to support and establish programs, lessons and student activities.
  • Resolved various situations to cultivate strong student and parent relationships.
  • Facilitated staff meetings to convey policy changes and hear employee input.
10/2008 to 03/2010
Private Nanny Williams Family City, STATE,
  • Prepared nutritious meals, cleaned laundry and sanitized play areas.
  • Created nurturing, safe environments to promote emotional, social and intellectual growth.
  • Prepared snacks and meals, scheduled and coordinated projects and reinforced appropriate discipline for children according to parents' specifications.
  • Regulated children's schedules to balance rest, learning and play.
  • Met with parents to reflect on and plan for children's activities and development.
Education and Training
Expected in 07/2021
FL Director's Credential:
USF - St Petersburg,
Expected in 12/2017
National Child Developmenet Associate's Degree (CDA): Early Childhood Educartion
Rasmussen College - Topeka - Topeka, KS
Expected in 05/1993
High School Diploma:
Lakewood High School - St Petersburg, FL,
Expected in
: Early Childhood Education (63 Credits)
St Petersburg College - St Petersburg, FL,

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School Attended

  • USF
  • Rasmussen College - Topeka
  • Lakewood High School
  • St Petersburg College

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Director
  • Lead VPK Teacher
  • Assistant Director In-Charge
  • Private Nanny


  • FL Director's Credential
  • National Child Developmenet Associate's Degree (CDA)
  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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