home child care provider resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

A highly experienced leader in the field of early care and education. Hold a Master of Education degree in Early Childhood Administration and Leadership and a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Development with Rhode Island teacher certification pre-k to grade 2. Exceptional skills recruiting and retaining staff team members. Superior fiscal management skills. Advanced knowledge in high quality programming in Early Care and Education that includes successful implementation of Environmental Rating Scales, CLASS Interaction Quality Improvement System and the achievement of National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation and program standards. Extensive experience as a team member on the Rhode Island Workforce Knowledge and Competencies Frameworks for Early Care Professionals. Actively worked at the state level in Rhode Island advocating for our youngest students, their families and teachers. Passion for this work and look to continue sharing with like minded programs and professionals.

  • Food Preparation and Service
  • Daycare Center Operation
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
  • Safety Monitoring and Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Observing and Monitoring Behavior
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Coordination and Teamwork
  • Creative Thinking
  • Communication and Cooperation
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Childcare Regulations
Work History
Home Child Care Provider, 03/2019 to Current
Bright Horizons Family SolutonsColumbus, GA,
  • Maintained effective schedule balance between rest periods, active play and instruction.
  • Prepared healthy foods and beverages for children based on optimal dietary guidelines and individual restrictions.
  • Met with parents about daily activities, positive developments and issues.
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development.
  • Created and implemented diverse educational strategies to boost development.
  • Observed play activities to identify positive behaviors and areas in need of improvement, implementing behavior redirection where appropriate.
  • Kept notes of behavior issues, food served and medications administered to children.
  • Enforced rules and managed behavior through developmentally appropriate discipline.
  • Offered top-notch care to two children at once, from the age of 3 months to 3 years.
  • Monitored entrances and exits to maintain safety and organized environments.
Child Care Director, 08/2003 to 12/2018
Child And Family Services AgencyCity, STATE,
  • Recruited, selected and retained high-quality staff to reduce turnover and foster stability.
  • Stayed current on state daycare regulations and codes and guidelines to maintain compliant program operations in Rhode Island.
  • Planned and monitored curriculum and program activities and liaised with teachers to create fun and engaging learning experiences.
  • Strengthened community engagement strategies to boost program outreach across the Aquidneck Island community.
  • Upheld sound financial principles to keep program operating within budget levels, maximizing resource utilization while minimizing costs.
  • Established and optimized program schedules to cover planned needs while capitalizing on opportunities to improve student learning.
  • Modernized instructional plans and educational approaches to enhance student learning.
  • Hired and mentored well-qualified job applicants for teaching and support staff roles, boosting program success in only two years..
  • Executed marketing plan and promoted positive image to achieve annual enrollment goals.
  • Resolved conflicts and administered corrective action to foster positive experience for children and staff.
  • Adhered to budgetary guidelines to set financial goals and maintain school profitability.
  • Engaged with parents and families to build positive relationships for children to thrive.
  • Operated under licensing guidelines to protect health, safety and well-being of children.
  • Reviewed and evaluated new and current programs to determine effectiveness and compliance with state, local, and federal regulations and recommended any necessary modifications.
  • Recruited, hired and evaluated primary and supplemental staff and recommended personnel actions for programs and services.
Youth and Family Services Director, 02/1997 to 08/2003
YMCA Of Greater Providence Cranston BranchCity, STATE,
  • Developed and created programs and monitored effectiveness against individual participant needs.
  • Referred families to shelters, legal resources and educational programs.
  • Referred clients to appropriate team members, community agencies and organizations to meet treatment needs.
  • Developed monthly schedules and assignments for volunteer staff.
  • Recruited, interviewed and hired staff members offering exceptional talent and brought great skills to team.
  • Coordinated individual referrals to obtain community services, advocated for client needs and resolved roadblocks.
  • Conducted community workshops to promote different programs and educate public on available services.
  • Oversaw staff development through in-depth trainings, workshops, seminars and other learning opportunities.
  • Completed annual Department of Children Youth and Families licensing observation's and on site monitoring visits to ensure compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Led staff team in delivery of National association for the Education of Young Children accreditation BrightStars Quality Rating and Improvement System project, resulting in national accreditation indicating superior standards within our center based programming.
Master of Arts: Early Childhood Administration And Leadership, Expected in 05/2008
Johnson And Wales University - Providence, RI,
Bachelor of Science: Early Childhood Education Teacher Certification, Expected in 05/1984
Keene State College - Keene, NH

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School Attended

  • Johnson And Wales University
  • Keene State College

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  • Home Child Care Provider
  • Child Care Director
  • Youth and Family Services Director


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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