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Job Details

  • Job ID: 2902070
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : March 7, 2018

Job Description



The Early Learning Center Site Manager ensures an ongoing quality, healthy, safe, and nurturing environment for all center children.




The Bellevue School District is committed to a diverse workforce representative of our students, one that embraces and models cultural competency as an international community.


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)


• Oversees the daily operation of center including planning and implementation of program activities.
• Implements center licensing requirements including staff and records management.
• Serves as center advocate between community, staff, parents, district and regulatory agencies.
• Supervises daytime care of children at center including planning and scheduling daily activities and projects.
• Works as liaison between the children’s program directors, building administrators, child care specialists and regulatory agencies.
• Supervises and evaluates child care specialists on site, including correcting inappropriate methods and provides input on preformance evaluations.
• Develops curriculum and formal lesson plans to be implemented at center.
• Develops monthly snack menus/shopping lists in accordance with DSHS guidelines.
• Ensures sanitary and healthy environment.
• Implements licensing requirements, educating staff on needed changes and tasks; informs supervisor of needed changes to conform with licensing requirements, such as extra staffing, materials and other items.
• Informs parents about program and procedures through parent letters, phone, posters, or by parent conference.
• Develops strategies for parent involvement through volunteer opportunitities, family nights and other activities.
• Communicates with teachers and parents to coordinate efforts for behavior modification of challenging children.
• Sets up conferences with parents and, if needed, school principal, supervisor or counselor for long-term concerns.
• Keep staff and student records in compliance with licensing requirements.
• Keep attendance records and attendance counts; communicates about irregularities with office.
• Keep staff handbook updated, reflecting changes in procedures/policies.
• Orients new staff to program, licensing requirements, behavior guidance and policies.
• Sets up changing environments for challenging, developmentally-appropriate activities for children and maintains daily schedule of structured and non-structured activities.
• Schedules daily/monthly jobs for staff, such as bulletin boards, recordkeeping, disinfecting toys, organizing areas; washes children’s laundry, such as sheets and pillows.
• Provides opportunities for social/emotional growth and conflict resolution for children.
• Provides parents of assigned children with feedback on child’s daily activities.
• Provides staff with support, resources and materials for professional growth and programming.
• Holds weekly staff meetings to share information, identify problems and find solutions as a team.
• Provides interim care to sick or injured children; writes reports of minor and major injuries and illnesses and maintains log.
• Documents incidents, behavior problems of major concern for later conferences, Child Protective Service or other confidential matters.
• Oversees and prepares teaching materials, visuals, games and other materials to support curriculum.
• Prepares and serves daily snacks; performs clean-up and dishwashing.
• Collects drop-in fees and prepares receipts for forwarding to office.
• Makes certain children arrive and depart appropriately and safely.
• Keeps current on emergency procedures, including child safety, fire and earthquake drills.




• Reports directly to and is supervised by the Director of Early Childhood Education.


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):


• High school diploma or equivalent and demonstrated experience related to early childhood education; working with children in teaching, child care or volunteer situation. Required to have 45 credit hours in early childhood education or be in the process of accomplishing them.
• Successful supervisory experience preferred.
Allowable substitutions:
• Training and/or experience in a related field may substitute for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.


LICENSING REQUIREMENTS (positions in this class typically require):


• Pediatric CPR and First Aid certification.
• May require Type II driver’s license.
• Required to comply with all King County and DSHS requirements.


KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry):


• Child development and behavior management.
• Safety, health, injury prevention and sanitary practices.
• Staff development and team building.
• King County and DSHS licensing programs and requirements.
• Supervisory practices.
• Nutritional aspects of food service and implementation, including food procurement, preparation, service, and providing nutritional education.


SKILLS (position requirements at entry):


• Behavioral management.
• Problem solving and conflict resolution with children and adults.
• Relating to children in groups and individually.
• Effective oral and written communication.
• Create and maintain a nurturing environment for childhood development.
• Work effectively with children, parents and co-workers as a member of a team.
• Be tactful and positive when dealing with parents and other adults.
• Exercise sound independent judgment when dealing with children’s health and safety.
• Work independently with limited supervision.
• Perform all duties in accordance with applicable Board policies and district and legal requirements Meet and maintain punctuality and attendance expectations.
• Ability to perform all duties in accordance with all applicable Board policies and district and legal requirements
• Ability to meet and maintain punctuality and attendance expectations



• Required to remain flexible under pressure and respond appropriately to the situation.
• Required to handle and prioritize multiple tasks or demands.




Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.


Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, odors, chemicals, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, and intense noises.




This is a general posting for one or more Center Manager positions. Positions may be full or part-time and will be filled as specific openings are identified.

AISP salary classification pay range D ($ 23.24 per hour). This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement that requires a membership or representation fee as an ongoing condition of continued employment after an individual is hired. Benefits include retirement, medical, dental, vacation, holidays, and other benefits according to Board policy.




The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.


Verification of identity and United States work authorization must be completed. The successful candidate for this position must be fingerprinted. Employment is contingent upon clearance by Washington State Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation.


Bellevue School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Title IX Coordinator: Jeff Lowell, 425-456-4010 or lowellj@bsd405.org; Section 504/ADA Coordinator: Heather Edlund, 425-456-4156 or edlundh@bsd405.org; Civil Rights/Nondiscrimination Compliance Coordinator Alexa Allman 425-456-4040 or allmana@bsd405.org. Address for all three: 12111 NE 1st St., Bellevue, WA 98005.


  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
  • Contact Information

    • Alex Nicoara , Employment Specialist
    • 12111 NE 1st St
    • Bellevue, Washington 98005-3183
    • Phone: (425) 456-4076
    • Fax: 425-456-4078
    • Email: click here

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