preschool director resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA XXX05 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Compassionate Early Childhood Education professional with passion for instructing children and teachers seeking opportunity to apply expertise in early childhood education. Eighteen years preschool operations experience successfully providing leadership to teachers, children and parents. Proficient educator, collaborator and communicator.

  • Parent/Teacher communications
  • Personnel hiring, training and supervision
  • Curriculum implementation
  • Business administration
  • Budget development
  • ProCare Software
  • Tuition collection
  • Policy creation
  • Virginia code compliance for RECC
  • Planning and coordination
  • Inventory management
Preschool Director, 08/2016 to 08/2020
Primrose SchoolKeller, TX,
  • Educated 15 staff members in key job functions developing age-appropriate lesson plans, classroom interactions, behavior management and compliance with Virginia DSS regulations.
  • Informed 125 students' families of policies and activities through parent meetings, monthly newsletters, website, handbook and implementing texting service.
  • Improved school curriculum and policies through involvement in community organizations and researching latest developments in early education.
  • Prepared budget (approximately $290,000) annually based on previous years experience and forecasting.
  • Ensured quality preschool program overseeing day-to-day activities.
  • Increased revenue creating large-scale fund-raising events.
  • Developed community relationships with area agencies and preschool leaders.
  • Recruited new families through community visibility and facebook presence maintaining maximum enrollment.
  • Achieved flawless VDSS inspection report by enforcing regulations outlined in Virginia code of compliance for religious exempt learning environments.
  • Addressed student behavioral and learning issues with proactive approaches.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for inspiring team meetings.
  • Assured smooth interaction and open communication between preschool and church by particiJessicaing in weekly church staff meetings.
  • Informed prospective parents by conducting detailed tours of facilities explaining program goals and providing individual attention to prospective family's needs.
  • Led 39 three-year olds in weekly chapel lesson by presenting engaging, exciting, interactive stories (presented virtually during COVID-19 shutdown).
  • Implemented online enrollment process using existing ProCare Software.
Assistant Preschool Director, 06/2012 to 08/2016
Children Of AmericaElgin, IL,
  • Answered inquiries promptly and professionally ensuring parent confidences.
  • Created close staff relationships by acting as liaison between teachers and director.
  • Handled all delegated tasks, including arranging meaningful field trips, frugally purchasing supplies, timely requisition of invoices.
  • Led lively, interactive music and chapel classes weekly.
  • Oversaw after school program (Lunch Bunch) and increased profit margin.
  • Expanded music program for ages 3 to 5 adding music theory to curriculum.
  • Hired dependable, trustworthy, knowledgeable substitute teachers ensuring proper coverage of all substitute needs.
  • Initiated and followed through on all new hire background checks.
  • Insured facility and playground safety through daily inspections and promptly reporting maintenance needs.
  • Handled all copying and distribution of materials to teachers and families efficiently.
3s Lead Teacher/4s Assistant Teacher, 01/2006 to 05/2012
Heritage United Methodist PreschoolCity, STATE,
  • Organized and led activities promoting physical, mental and social development.
  • Developed well-managed, developmentally-appropriate environment for 13 children through implementation of play-based educational activities and promoting discipline through positive reinforcement.
  • Presented emotional and developmental concerns to preschool director and worked with parents and local agencies supporting these children.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster communication.
  • Kept parents informed of progress by administering and sharing results of three student assessments annually through written documentation and conferences.
  • Led safe classroom by abiding by all state and local regulations and safety protocols.
Preschool Ministry Team, 11/2002 to 01/2006
Heritage United Methodist ChurchCity, STATE,
  • Made programming policy and hiring decisions in conjunction with director and team.
  • ParticiJessicaed with team task force to ensure exceptionally clean and functional preschool environment.
  • Supported fund-raising events through particiJessicaion and financial donations.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Business Law, Expected in to Virginia Western Community College - Roanoke, VA
: 2006-2020, Expected in to Professional Development Seminars - ,

Child Development Associate (CDA)

Medical Administration Training (MAT)

First Aid/CPR


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School Attended

  • Virginia Western Community College
  • Professional Development Seminars

Job Titles Held:

  • Preschool Director
  • Assistant Preschool Director
  • 3s Lead Teacher/4s Assistant Teacher
  • Preschool Ministry Team


  • Associate of Science

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