center director resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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  • An experienced and well-qualified Center Director, Site Director, School Education Manager, and Classroom Teacher with proven experience in developing and managing high-quality daycare programs. Teacher with experience in planning, coordinating and managing educational operations.
  • Be able to adapt to marketing the business, establishing relationships, and supervising classroom operations. Leading diverse operational issues with remarkable leadership and decision-making skills as a quality-driven Site Director.
  • The ability to lead by example and facilitate communication is one of my strongest skills. Software and apps for childcare include Procare, Child Watch, Hi Mama, Moxit (Verizon), Bright Wheel, Watch Me Grow (camera software), Tadpole, and KIDKARE.
  • Planning and coordination Team building - Time Management Administrative support.
  • Organization Communications - Customer service Supervision. Team building, Classroom Management Proficient in Software:
  • Procare, Hi Mama, Microsoft Word, Windows, excel, Brightwheel, Microsoft Teams.
Center Director, 03/2022 - Current
Verbal Beginnings, Llc Mechanicsville, MD,
  • Developed and deepened relationships with center children and families.Hired and coached staff on all center policies and procedures to effectively handle 125 child roster. Tracked and replenished inventory to maintain par levels.
  • Familiarized parents with center's policies, regulations, fees and curriculum. Monitored compliance with state, federal and company regulations, standards and requirements.
School Education Manager, 08/2021 - 03/2022
North Country Academy Merritt Island, FL,
  • Visited classrooms to evaluate teacher instructional techniques as part of annual evaluation cycle.
  • Presented resources and opportunities to teaching staff for further professional development and curriculum training courses.
Extended Care Teacher (part-time) , 10/2020 - 10/2021
Kindercare Canton, MI,
  • Organized and set up classrooms in preparation for lessons. Created, submitted and implemented approved lesson plans and curriculum.
  • Assessed student needs and identified specific goals to improve academic performance. Planned and implemented lessons using variety of teaching strategies to meet diverse student needs.
PreK Substitute & Assistant Teacher Summer School , 01/2021 - 08/2021
Department Of Homeland Security Savannah, GA,
  • Educated students about key concepts via virtual and onsite lesson plans assigned by classroom teachers. Ensured students stayed on track and operated at a consistent level in the classroom and online.
  • Promoted student interest and learning by engaging them in discussions. Developed and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents, and teachers.
  • Provided children with arts and crafts, singing, sports activities, games, and field trips while maintaining a safe environment. Employed active listening skills and dynamic interpersonal skills to cultivate effective relationships with students, parents and other counselors.
Site Director, 02/2019 - 03/2020
Millhill Child And Family Development City, STATE,
  • Set and enhanced program schedules to meet expected demands and enhance student learning opportunities.Achieved budgetary targets by monitoring expenses and resource utilization, cutting waste and strengthening revenue streams.
  • Worked with parents and staff to improve student behavioral and learning issues with proactive approaches.
  • Recruited and trained top-quality educators and support staff to maximize program success. Established and enforced modern educational standards to support student needs.
Lead Preschool & PreK Teacher, 01/2017 - 02/2019
Little Precious One's Childcare Center City, STATE,
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques. Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Created safe, developmentally-appropriate environment for ALL children through implementation of In a fun learning activity and discipline enviornment.
Lead Infant & Toddler Teacher (Part-time), 09/2016 - 09/2018
St. Albans Early Childhood Center City, STATE,
  • Followed safe feeding guidelines and parental requests for breastmilk, formula and solids. Maintained tidy, clean and safe environments for children. Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Helped infants develop communication skills through baby sign language while also promoting positive behaviors and social skills.Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
Assistant Center Director, 09/2016 - 09/2017
KinderCare Learning Centers Inc. City, STATE,
  • Maintained productive communication between relevant parties.
  • Met individually with teachers to offer feedback and insights on job tasks after careful review.
  • Encouraged educators and staff to achieve professional best by offering guidance.
  • Cultivated dynamic relationships with students, parents and guardians by serving as school resource.
  • Set guidelines for teacher performance, lesson planning and compliance with established procedures. Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
Lead Preschool Teacher, 01/2009 - 01/2016
Grannies And Nannies Childcare Center City, STATE,
  • Set guidelines for teacher performance, lesson planning and compliance with established procedures.
  • Promoted good behaviors by using positive reinforcement methods with children.
  • Increased academic performance by diversifying teaching techniques. Encouraged teaching staff to continually improve strategies and maximize student learning.
  • Evaluated facility environment, removed concerns and optimized for children's safety.
Assistant Center Director/Preschool Teacher, 01/2007 - 01/2009
KinderCare Learning Centers Inc. City, State,
  • Increased overall team efficiency and productivity. Analyzed operations and market data to assess areas in need of improvement and capitalize on changing conditions. Set and administered annual operating budget, consistently maintaining controls and preventing overages.
  • Supervised and trained teaching team to provide exceptional service, driving retention and satisfaction from families and the community.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Early Childhood Education/Administration, Expected in 05/2026
Penn Foster College - Clairesdale, AZ,
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CPR & First Aid: , Expected in 07/2024
American Red Cross - Washington, DC,
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Associate of Arts: Early Childhood Education, Expected in 06/2024
University of the Potomac - Washington, DC
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Child Development Associate/Preschool: Early Childhood Education, Expected in 07/2023
Council For Professional Recognition - Washington, DC,
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: Child Development Associate - Infants & Toddlers, Expected in 06/2023
Council For Professional Recognition - Washington, DC,
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Certificate : 45 HR. Childcare Administration For Directors , Expected in 11/2012
Prince Georges Community College - Upper Marlboro,
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: Early Childhood Education/ A.A.S Program, Expected in
Prince George's Community College - Upper Marlboro, MD
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: ECE Education, Expected in
Prince Georges Community College - Upper Marlboro, MD,
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: ECE/ Education, Expected in
Rasmussen University - Bloomington, MN,
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School Attended

  • Penn Foster College
  • American Red Cross
  • University of the Potomac
  • Council For Professional Recognition
  • Council For Professional Recognition
  • Prince Georges Community College
  • Prince George's Community College
  • Prince Georges Community College
  • Rasmussen University

Job Titles Held:

  • Center Director
  • School Education Manager
  • Extended Care Teacher (part-time)
  • PreK Substitute & Assistant Teacher Summer School
  • Site Director
  • Lead Preschool & PreK Teacher
  • Lead Infant & Toddler Teacher (Part-time)
  • Assistant Center Director
  • Lead Preschool Teacher
  • Assistant Center Director/Preschool Teacher


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • CPR & First Aid
  • Associate of Arts
  • Child Development Associate/Preschool
  • Certificate
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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