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Assistant Director

Company: Primrose School
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Are you ready for the next step up in your management career? Seize this limited opportunity with the nation's leader in early education and care. Prestigious position, perfect for candidate who has exceptional leadership skills, advanced interpersonal and problem solving abilities and extensive experience in early education and childcare management. Flexible Schedule, Benefits, Great School Leadership Team and caring culture to launch your career!

We are currently looking for a qualified Assitant Director with strong classroom management and organizational skills to empower teachers to deliver our research-informed Balanced Learning curriculum. This is a full-time Management position and will be required to fulfill management duties as well. Each new addition to the Primrose Family has the opportunity to strengthen the message of why Primrose Teams do what we do, to reinforce how we make a difference, and to expand our ability to serve more children and families.

A few of the benefits of being part of the Primrose team include:

  • The opportunity to make a difference
  • A working environment in which team members respect one another
  • A School Leadership Team that supports the professional and personal growth of the staff
  • Low student/teacher ratios
  • Clear expectations, necessary resources, and support to meet children's needs
  • Extensive training and opportunities for continual learning and development for staff
  • Competitive Salary
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health Insurance reimbursement
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Teacher Training
  • Free On-duty Lunch prepared in School Kitchen
  • Uniforms Provided


  • A Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Primary Education or related field
  • Site Supervisor or Director's Permit
  • At least two years of Director level experience in a licensed early childhood program or at least five years of lead teacher experience
  • Must meet all requirements stipulated by the state for this position
  • Some administrative or business experience a plus
  • Pleasant/friendly demeanor and an outgoing personality
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and problem solving skills, including the ability to maintain composure under stress
  • Strong organization skills, able to multi-task, and can manage time to meet frequently changing deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly professional and dependable
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Helps the Director operate and manage all aspects of the school, including business management, education and continual learning and development, campus environment, and marketing and communications
  • Assists the Director with the necessary management responsibilities to ensure maximum enrollment and effective cost control to produce profit
  • Assumes responsibility to manage operation of the school in the Director's absence
  • Oversees and ensures consistent implementation of the Balanced Learning System for all students enrolled at a Primrose school
  • Consistently implements the Primrose Schools' Continual Learning Plan to prepare and support teaching staff
  • Actively develops and maintains positive staff relationships and parent partnerships and manages all resources effectively
  • Establishes and maintains respectful working relationships with state licensing authorities
  • Ability to perform all of the essential functions for each position in the school, including, but not limited to, other leadership team positions, teacher, food service teacher, and bus driver
  • Observes all rules and regulations pertaining to the health, safety, and care of children
  • Attends all required staff meetings, workshops, and/or school functions as determined by the Director
  • Maintains a professional personal appearance, attitude, and work behavior at all times
  • Assists in other capacities that Director, or designee, determines is necessary
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Each Primrose school is a privately owned and operated franchise, and the respective Franchise Owner is the employer at each school. Franchise Owners set their own wage and benefit programs, which vary among Franchise Owners. Primrose Schools and its Franchise Owners are equal opportunity employers. Positions and position titles vary by school.

Keywords: Primrose School, San Jose , Assistant Director, Other , San Jose, California

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