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Learning Care Group Center Director - La Petite Academy of Overland Park in Lenexa, Kansas

Center Director - La Petite Academy of Overland Park

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  • Brand: La Petite Academy

  • Location:

8805 Long St



  • Requisition ID: 90567

  • Date Posted: 4/27/2021

Are you ready to be a difference maker? Learning Care Group is a community of collaborative, bold, fun, dedicated individuals. Here, you’ll find a dynamic environment and culture that is inclusive and collaborative. As early education leaders, we’re making a strong, lasting, positive impact on children every day. Their future begins now. And so does yours.

La Petite Academy is hiring a Center Director for our school located at 11114 Antioch, Overland Park KS 66210

Now offering a $2,500 sign on bonus- apply today to learn more.

Must have the Kansas Director Certification for up to 100, 100+ certification is preferred!

In a Director, we look for committed individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of young children and their families, while effectively and efficiently running all School operations. The Director promotes the social, physical, and intellectual growth of the children under his/her care and works with the School’s staff to create an environment of learning while keeping parents informed of the progress of their child.

What we offer:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance

  • Child care discount

  • 401(k) retirement plan

  • Employee referral bonuses

  • Professional development

  • Education/CDA assistance

  • Paid time off

  • Company—paid basic life insurance

Job Responsibilities:

  • Make a difference every day!

  • Manages School staff by planning work schedules, evaluating staff performance, and developing performance improvement plans. Assists with the implementation of Company-provided curriculum, which includes coaching, communicating and interpreting standards with teachers.

  • Be accountable for the operation of the school, ensuring that the school is operating in accordance with company and state licensing standards.

  • Be responsible for ensuring an educational, caring and safe environment for the children and parents.

  • Spark imagination, build self-esteem and help children discover new things each day.

  • Promote the positive image of the company and play a major role in making the company a provider of choice in educational programs for the communities that we service.

  • Recruit, select and retain quality staff.

  • Help achieve profitability for the company.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Must have the Kansas Director Certification for up to 100, 100+ certification is preferred!

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • CDA, Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Early Childhood Education or related field

  • Must meet state requirements for education and additional center/school requirements may apply.

  • Willingness to attain state mandated Director requirements

  • 1-2 years supervisory/management experience of at least six non-exempt associates; experience in early childhood education strongly preferred

*Sign on bonus to be paid out in 2 payments: at hire and after 120 days of employment.

We know our best asset is our people! So we’ve made a commitment to ensure you feel valued, with a robust, comprehensive offering that is competitive and exceeds your expectations. That means market-relevant compensation, a targeted range of health and wellness benefits (including life insurance, dental, vision, as well as medical for full-time positions), and retirement planning, with a 401k match. We recognize your potential, encourage your talent, and support your growth with ongoing training and development. We also offer tuition reimbursement, assistance with your CDA (worth college credit toward an Early Childhood degree), and our exclusive Master Teacher program to enhance your skills—and increase your pay. Don’t wait. Start strong today.