Office support

The Gardner School - Franklin, TN3.4

Full-time
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The Staff and Office Support person will supervise the overall operations of the School in the absence of the Executive School Director and Assistant School Director. The functions of this position will be under the guidance of and as directed by the Executive School Director.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage the School in conformance with all state and local regulations and The Gardner School policies and procedures.
Administrative duties to include opening and closing the School in the absence of the Executive School Director and Assistant School Director.
Prepare and forward reports in accordance with The Gardner School policies and procedures.
Assists in tracking all inquiries and converts inquiries into parent tours of the School.
Maintains professional and positive relationships and communication with parents and staff.
Maintains confidentiality of school directives, curriculum and software.
Utilized to provide additional classroom support during high volume times.
Lead and teach children through all activities of the day, assuring they have an enjoyable, well-rounded educational experience in the absences of teaching staff.
Ensures that classroom and playground equipment is maintained in good repair.
Enforces all safety rules and regulations with staff for the safety of the children and parents
Notifies parents via telephone immediately should their child suffer any type of injury. Ensure proper documentation of accident/incident and obtain necessary signatures.
Dispense medication to children that have a medication authorization form.
Keep fully apprised of all activities in the School.
Always represent the best interests of the children and The Gardner School.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree preferred in early childhood education, child development or a related field.
A minimum of two year’s experience in a licensed childcare with at least one year as a teacher or supervising a childcare program.
Must be able to react quickly with sound judgment and problem solving skills in complex and critical situations such as injuries and accidents.
Must possess excellent communications skills, including personal face-to-face communications with parents, staff and children, the ability to receive and respond to telephone inquiries, and excellent written communications through letters and emails.
Frequently lifts or moves weight as in lifting, carrying, and holding children and infants up to 60 pounds.

Benefits:
Paid vacation, holidays, birthday, and personal time
Medical with $1,000 employer funded HRA, dental, vision, and short-term disability insurance
401k/Roth plan with the company matching 100% of employee contributions up to 4%
Paid life and long term disability insurance

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