AlphaBEST Education, Inc.
  • Warren, NJ, USA
  • Full Time

AlphaBEST offers a competitive benefit package to include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance along with 401K and paid time off.


Area Manager - Full Time - Warren Township - New Jersey

About AlphaBEST

Founded in 2005, AlphaBEST Eduation, Inc. is a premier before and after school provider recognized for learning innovation we lead the way in shaping future generations!  Our brand is among the best-known and respected in the industry and here's why: 

1.  We put the children at the center of everything we do - every day.

2.  We set the gold standard for curricula, operational efficiency, and accountability.

3.  We retain qualified staff members who excel as passionate learning instructors.

4.  We focus on a performance-based partnership with our schools and families delivering innovative learning and fostering a sense of security.

5.  We make learning and fun work together. 

About the Area Manager Position

The Area Manager will build a successful team while having a positive impact on students, parents, and schools. The candidate will ideally take a hands-on approach, be results oriented and capable of motivating others. Effective communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills are essential for the candidate's success.  

The successful candidate will have strong leadership presence and must be a collaborative leader who values servant leadership and is capable of establishing partnerships and developing consensus.  The selected candidate will be results-oriented and comfortable operating as a hands-on manager. 

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

  • Actively recruit internal and external talent from diverse backgrounds. Manage the onboarding and development of your team.
  • Conduct interviews and select appropriate staff members who are passionate about children and learning.
  • Build a successful and cohesive team by providing collaborative opportunities, establishing and maintaining good working relationships, and utilizing effective conflict management techniques to accomplish team goals.
  • Articulate clear standards and expectations, asks questions and actively listen, and give timely effective feedback.
  • Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks.
  • Observe, monitor, coach, train and provide feedback to staff around programming.
  • Understand and maintain in-depth knowledge of current curriculum utilized in the sites.
  • Evaluate on a regular basis, program quality and progress towards programming goals. Work with Site Directors and Education Specialists on programming enhancements.
  • Ensure licensing compliance at all sites according to the state regulations.
  • Partner with the Regional Director to develop, and implement local marketing strategies.
  • Maintain a weekly and monthly financial control system to include: review of enrollment and attendance, payments and deposits, delinquent accounts and expenses related to personnel hours along with snack and supply purchases.
  • Review, monitor and submit payroll, staff timesheets, expense reports, leave requests and other employee action forms in a timely manner.
  • Recognize parent, school, and staff concerns; develop a course of action to reassure and resolve problems appropriately.
  • Maintain strong relationships with existing customers and build positive rapport throughout the community and within the industry.
  • Conduct and administer site quality evaluations, surveys (student, parents, school administration, and staff) and other data gathering research to identify areas in need of improvement and/or to recognize sites/staff who are meeting or exceeding organizational goals.
  • Direct community involvement, seek opportunities to serve the community by building partnerships with community organizations, leaders, and businesses.
  • Travel daily to assigned sites to ensure that the integrity of AlphaBEST programming is being implemented.   Travel will also be necessary at various times for training and visit other AlphaBEST sites. 

Here is what you will need:

  • BA or BS in Education, Business Management or related field preferred. Master's degree or higher a plus.
  • Previous experience in elementary school setting, school administration, or in school-age childcare setting strongly desired.
  • Strong organizational, communication and supervisory skills required, preferably in multi-site environment.
  • CPR and First Aid certified.
  • Must be enthusiastic, energetic, creative and sensitive to children.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work effectively with a diverse population.
  • Knowledge of state policies and procedures regarding child care regulations.
  • Proven ability to provide a supportive and caring environment for children.
  • Basic Microsoft Office experience preferred.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

AlphaBEST offers a competitive salary based on education and experience.

We offer a strong benefits package to include medical, dental, vision and life insurance along with 401K, long-term disability and paid leave time.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's
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