AlphaBEST Education, Inc.
  • Silver Spring, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Silver Spring MD - Montgomery County MD

Do you have a passion for learning? Do you desire to make a difference in the life of a child and spark excitement into the learning process? Do you want a job where you don't have to work nights or weekends or gain experience while accommodating a college class schedule? If so, the Site Director position at AlphaBEST in Sargent Shriver Elementary school is perfect for you! We offer Site Director training, competitive salary, benefits, and special discount rates for employee's children. Program hours are 6:30-9:30 a.m. and 3:00-6:30 p.m. (Approximately 32-35 hours/week).

Our goal is to inspire young minds to see the world as a place brimming with possibilities for discovery. The Site Director will provide leadership, supervision, and coordination of the before and after-school program. You will have the opportunity to partner with the school, parents and your team to facilitate learning through passionate delivery of our high quality programming. Our unique curriculum is designed to be actively engaging for children and " teacher friendly ," for ease of delivery.

If you thrive in an environment that promotes success through creativity, innovation, collaboration and fun, you will jump at this challenge. Come be a part of an awesome team of committed individuals with a passion for children and learning.

In this exciting role, you'll be trained and have the chance to do the following:

Direct the daily operations of the program in support of policies and procedures

Motivate, train, develop and oversee all on-site staff

Organize, evaluate, and oversee the school site to create a fun and engaging learning environment

Foster relationships by creating open and ongoing communication with parents and school administration

Provide a caring family-oriented environment where positive child/adult relationships are developed

Provide guidance and feedback to help team members strengthen knowledge and skills to accomplish individual and team goals

Maintain a weekly control system which includes monitoring of billing and payments

Maintain MD State child-care licensure compliance at the designated school site

Required Qualifications:

Flexible and demonstrates a passion to work with children in a learning environment

Provide a supportive and caring environment for children

Ability to communicate in a professional manner with children, parents, staff, and other management

Ability to successfully pass and maintain criminal background history checks and Child Protective Services Registry

Strong attention to detail and accuracy

Well-organized, thorough, and highly reliable/dependable

Ability to remain calm and maintain a high-level of professionalism and personal and work ethics/integrity at all times

Basic Microsoft Office experience preferred

All Site Directors shall be at least 21 years of age and meet ONE OF THE FOLLOWING for state licensing qualifications:

  • High school diploma, certificate of high school equivalency


  • Successful completion of at least 6 credits from an accredited college or university

In addition must have:

  • 6 semester, 90 clock hours or the equivalent of approved pre-service training


  • Hold the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential issued by the Council for Professional Recognition


  • Approved as a teacher by MSDE for early childhood education, including Nursery Grade 3 and has 6 semester hours in early childhood education


  • Certification by MSDE or by any other state for early childhood education, including nursery Grade 3


  • 1 year of experience working directly with children in an approved setting (registered child care home, licensed child care center, nursery school, church operated school, or similar setting)


  • 1 year of experience as a registered family child care provider
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