Assistant Director Blue Ash - Blue Ash Educational Building

The Assistant Director in our Ohio Department of Education State Chartered program assists the Center Director in managing the center according to established policies and procedures mandated by our Board of Directors and the Rules and Regulations required by the Ohio Department of Education.

The Assistant Director plays an administrative role in ensuring that the administration of the preschool operations is efficiently managed.  The Assistant Director works closely with the teaching staff in supporting the implementation of the Blue Ash Educational Building’s innovative programs.  In the absence of the Center Director, the Assistant Director is responsible for the safe operation of the center.

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Assistant Director

Position Objectives

  • Assisting in the interviewing, hiring, training, and terminating of staff
  • Mentoring staff in designing developmentally appropriate activities and environments for children
  • Providing input to staff for maintaining safe and healthy indoor and outdoor environments
  • Replacing absent staff in all classrooms on an as-needed basis
  • Providing professional guidance to staff 
  • Developing and maintaining quality relationships with parents


The Assistant Director should have:

  • Degree(s) in Early Childhood Education
  • At least 2 years of Early Childhood Education teaching experience
  • Good written and oral language ability
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills
  • Flexibility in work hours and responsibilities
  • Experience in the following would be an advantage: record keeping, state mandated filing, payroll functions, staff training, marketing and sales


Personal Qualities

  • Values children
  • Physically able to perform the job
  • Committed to continuing personal and professional development
  • Team Orientated
  • Receptive to new ideas
  • Follows agreed schedule
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Communicative
  • Goal Setter/Achiever
  • Visible
  • Supports the goals, objectives and philosophy of the center