Assistant Director- Primrose St. Paul

Primrose School of St. Paul at Merriam Park - Saint Paul, MN (30+ days ago)


  • Must meet requirements as stipulated by state licensing agency.
  • Ability to relate positively to young children is essential.
  • Previous teaching and some administrative or business experience is desirable.
  • Experience working with parents or demonstrates ability to relate to parents.
  • Ability to train and supervise people.
  • 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.


  • The Assistant Director is directly responsible to the Director and assists in any capacity whenever the need is presented, including opening and/or closing the school.
  • Assumes responsibility to supervise operation of the school when the Director is absent.
  • Conducts tours of the school and enrolls children.

Program Management Responsibilities:

  • Assists in coordinating program implementation
  • Helps ensure that all rules and regulations of Primrose School and all regulatory agencies are observed.
  • Acts as a substitute teacher when necessary and helps coordinate substitute teachers when needed (i.e., keeps and updates a list and phone numbers for substitutes, assigns, and orients them to tasks, etc.).
  • Offers every child physical affection, verbal praise, and acceptance while providing clear and consistent expectations for children's behavior, setting firm limits when necessary.
  • Oversees maintenance and cleaning duties, special diets and menu planning, medicine administration and health and safety procedures.

Teaching Duties:

  • Acts as a teacher when necessary.

Upon Employment:

  • Must meet all health and other requirements of applicable local, state, and/or corporate office regulations.
  • Must meet all requirements for driver's certification, including valid driver's license.
  • Up-to-date first aid training & CPR
  • Complete all required company employment and payroll forms.

Hours: vary between 6:30 am to 6:30 pm M-F

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Job Type: Full-time


  • High school (Required)