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Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program
District Of Columbia

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Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic and nonacademic activities of preschool and childcare centers or programs.

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Currently Employed: 419

Projected Annual Job Openings: 20

Typical Hourly Wage: $19.22 - $26.74

Typical Annual Salary: $40,000 - $55,600

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typical training

Typical education needed for entry: Bachelor's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: Less than 5 years

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Monitor students' progress, and provide students and teachers with assistance in resolving any problems.
  • Confer with parents and staff to discuss educational activities and policies, and students' behavioral or learning problems.
  • Set educational standards and goals, and help establish policies, procedures, and programs to carry them out.
  • Plan, direct, and monitor instructional methods and content of educational, vocational, or student activity programs.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of teachers or administrators at daycare centers, schools, public agencies, or institutions.
  • Prepare and maintain attendance, activity, planning, accounting, or personnel reports and records for officials and agencies, or direct preparation and maintenance activities.
  • Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate primary and supplemental staff, and recommend personnel actions for programs and services.
  • Teach classes or courses, or provide direct care to children.
  • Determine allocations of funds for staff, supplies, materials, and equipment, and authorize purchases.
  • Determine the scope of educational program offerings, and prepare drafts of program schedules and descriptions, to estimate staffing and facility requirements.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Desktop computers
  • Emergency medical services first aid kits
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal computers
  • Special purpose telephones

Technology:
  • Accounting software
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Office suite software
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Word processing software

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