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Assistant Preschool Director resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Perceptive Assistant Director with four 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. Ambitious student pursuing Bachelor degree eager to contribute developed knowledge in the educational development of children in a Instructional Assistant 2 role. Skilled in working with children with special needs and Social Emotional in stressful and ever changing settings. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and motivation to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings.

Skills
  • Communication
  • Multitasking
  • Planning
  • Reliable and trustworthy
Education and Training
College of Southern Maryland La Plata, MD Expected in : - GPA :

I am also MSDE credentialed Level 4 teacher, I maintained 24 plus continuing education hours per year. I am certified in medication administration, certified in CPR & First Aid.

Experience
Children Of America - Assistant Preschool Director
Sewell, NJ, 06/2017 - Current
  • Communicated with parents and fostered strong professional relationships.
  • Monitored compliance with state, federal and company regulations, standards and requirements.
  • Hired, mentored and monitored qualified childcare staff.
  • Inspected facility and activities to monitor safety, sanitation and procedures.
  • Oversaw daily activities and programs to educate and socialize participants.
  • Developed multilingual and multicultural staff and curriculum to serve families from diverse backgrounds.
  • Familiarized parents with center's policies, regulations, fees and curriculum.
  • Established and enforced modern educational standards to support student needs.
  • Worked with parents and staff to improve student behavioral and learning issues with proactive approaches.
  • Achieved budgetary targets by monitoring expenses and resource utilization, cutting waste and strengthening revenue streams.
  • Recruited and trained quality educators and support staff to maximize program success.
  • Maintained current knowledge of applicable codes and required procedures to optimize learning environments.
North Country Academy - Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher
Sandy, UT, 03/2013 - 06/2017
  • Communicated with children's parents and guardians about daily activities, behaviors and problems.
  • Supervised circle time, free play, outside play and learning and developmental activities.
  • Taught children foundational skills in colors, shapes and letters.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies for experiential learning.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Monitored children's play activities to identify additional learning opportunities or behavioral issues.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Sparked creativity and imagination by helping children discover new things each day.
  • Read aloud and played alphabet games to encourage early literacy.
  • Supported children's emotional and social development by adapting communication tactics for differing client needs.
  • Implemented warning and timeout strategies to encourage good behavior.
  • Introduced learning activities and imaginative play materials for children to explore and manipulate.
  • Identified symptoms of emotional and developmental issues and alerted parents or guardians.
  • Sanitized toys, equipment, supplies and surfaces regularly.
  • Maintained tidy, clean and safe environments for children.
  • Changed diapers, used bibs and monitored behaviors to maintain good hygiene for each child.
  • Followed safe feeding guidelines and parental requests for breastmilk, formula and solids.
  • Maintained infants' schedules with balanced approach managing rest and play.
  • Helped infants develop communication skills through baby sign language while also promoting positive behaviors and social skills.
  • Updated each child's log with important activities and discussed data with parents.
  • Kept adequate supplies on hand to meet each baby's needs and worked with parents to restock items.
  • Monitored children under care to quickly identify safety or security problems.
  • Upheld hygiene standards by changing babies' diapers every two hours sooner if needed.
Little Lukes - Preschool Lead Teacher
Pulaski, NY, 05/2008 - 02/2013
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Promoted good behaviors by using positive reinforcement methods with children.
  • Administered and documented results of student assessments.
  • Incorporated music and art activities to encourage creativity and expression.
  • Distributed quarterly progress assessments and milestone reports to each parent.
  • Increased student academic performance by diversifying teaching techniques.
  • Used crowd management techniques to create safe and secure childcare environment.
  • Recognized early signs of emotional or developmental problems in children.
  • Set guidelines for teacher performance and lesson planning and oversaw compliance with established procedures.
  • Encouraged teaching staff to continually improve strategies and maximize student learning.
  • Conducted phone interviews with parents.
  • 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.
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • 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.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Worked closely with site director, family care workers, classroom teaching team and other specialists.
  • Supervised up to ten children on field trips to local parks, fire stations and zoos.
  • Completed required documentation for National Head Start program.
  • Led support groups to help parents regain and improve parent-child bond.
  • Screened twenty children for enrollment each year.
  • Instructed Math, Reading, Science, Social Studies, Music classes for preschool aged children.
Little Beaver Daycare - School Aged Childcare Worker
City, STATE, 06/1992 - 09/2002
  • Sanitized high-touch surfaces, including toys and tables to maintain clean, safe environment.
  • Prepared meals, snacks and refreshments while accounting for dietary needs and restrictions.
  • Assisted children in development of social, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Cared for children of various ages and assisted with feeding, dressing and directing activities.
  • Used positive reinforcement and behavior modeling to instill discipline in children.
  • Secured indoor and outdoor premises to protect children.
  • Organized and planned age-appropriate reading, crafts and music lessons.
  • Balanced schedules to promote optimal rest, play and educational periods.
  • Discussed developments, behavior and concerns with parents or guardians.
  • Recorded behavior, food and medication dispensing information.
  • Developed and implemented age-appropriate lesson plans.
  • Maintained organized and clean classroom and play areas.
  • Established and maintained safe, supportive and welcoming environments for children of all backgrounds.
  • Communicated with parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors and upcoming events.
  • Taught children how to complete basic crafts such as paintings, drawings and decorations.
  • Incorporated music and art activities to encourage creativity and expression.
  • Promoted physical, emotional, intellectual and social development through well-planned classroom lessons, games and outside activities.
  • Encouraged positive behaviors, including patience with teachers and fellow kids.
  • Read stories to children, facilitated discussions and tied books into learning opportunities.
  • Assisted children in developing fine motor skills in preparation for preschool and kindergarten, assisted them with their homework.
  • Implemented and oversaw activities centered on promoting learning and imaginative play.
  • Engaged groups of culturally diverse children in creative, safe and focused setting.
  • Managed administrative program tasks such as taking attendance, updating logs and tracking supplies.
  • Identified concerns and signs of emotional or developmental problems and discussed issues with management and families.
  • Updated detailed records for each child with information such as daily observations, meals served and medications administered.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • College of Southern Maryland

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Preschool Director
  • Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher
  • Preschool Lead Teacher
  • School Aged Childcare Worker

Degrees

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