Website Summit County Preschool

Summit County Preschool, located in the beautiful mountain town of Frisco, is hiring an
Executive Director to lead our childcare center. The Executive Director will oversee and manage operations, including curriculum development, staff management, grant writing, budget and financial management, and regulatory compliance. Summit County Preschool  is a 4-star Colorado Shines accredited facility that serves children ages 8 weeks to 5 years, providing the best quality early education and care. With a total of 6 classrooms, we serve up to 70 children.

● Education: Bachelor’s degree in ECE, Business or Project Management or a related field
is highly preferred, and can pass all required criminal and child abuse background
● Experience: At least one year of experience managing 3 or more employees. Experience
managing a budget and operations of an organization. Center leadership/management
experience is a plus.
● Certification: Not required, but highly preferred if someone has a State of Colorado
Director certificate and/or Early Childhood Credential level 3 or higher. If lacking child
care experience be willing to become Director certified within 6 months.
● Industry Knowledge: Strong knowledge of state licensing rules and regulations for
licensed child care or willingness to become an expert on the topic.
Ideal Candidate
● Experience leading teams and managing staff and understanding of staff structure, and
ownership of organizational business decisions.
● Background in project management or business operations. Experience running
day-to-day operations for an organization or school.
● Proven leadership skills OR models professional, positive attitude in leadership roles.
● Strong communication skills and effective conflict management.
● Ability to establish effective staff structure to achieve organizational goals and meet
organizational needs, with an eye for efficiency.
● Experience representing organizations in political and spokesperson roles.
● Fundraising experience, particularly with grants and grant reporting.
● Experience working with all Microsoft Office, Google, ADP, and Quickbooks.

Job Responsibilities include Financial Operations, Facility and Administrative Operations,
Parent Relations, Staff Management & Development, Community Relations and Board Relations

Pay: $75,000-$90,000 annual salary depending on experience

● Starting at 25% discount for childcare for children of teachers and staff.
● Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
● 401(k) Retirement Plan
● Generous Paid Time Off (Holidays and Wellness days, week after Christmas)
● Professional development assistance
● Ski Pass

Please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to with “SCP Executive Director Application” in the subject

Summit County Preschool is an Equal Opportunity Employer and conducts its recruitment and hiring based solely upon job-related qualifications, without regard to race, color,
religion, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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