Sample Day Care Center Director Resume

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Carisa Mitchell
188 Thompson Street
La Habra, CA 90631

Career Objective Seeking employment as Day Care Center Director to be a valued asset to the organization and to use my experience to improve the organization over time.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable teaching experience in a child care center
  • Deep knowledge of child development theories and practices
  • Exceptional knowledge of safe and appropriate activities for children
  • Ability to interpret and understand multiple program policies and standards
  • Ability to design and develop pro-grams related to staff and provider education and training
  • Ability to plan, delegate and supervise the work of a subordinate staff

Work Experience:

Day Care Center Director, August 2005 – Present
Morning Star Day Care & Preschool Inc, La Habra, CA

  • Directed preschool activities, day care center to provide instruction and care for children.
  • Prepared facility budget and submitted to management for approval.
  • Ordered and recommended instructional materials and teaching aids designed to stimulate learning.
  • Interviewed and recommended hiring of teaching and service staff.
  • Enlightened parents about facility activities, policies, and enrollment procedures.
  • Ensured compliance to policies and procedures.

Day Care Center Director, May 2000 – July 2005
Active Day, La Habra, CA

  • Provided training to teachers in children behavioral and learning problems.
  • Recommended methods to improve behavior and encourage learning experiences.
  • Reviewed facility activities and ensured compliance to state and local regulations.
  • Reviewed and approved menu plans and food purchases.
  • Provided medical aid to children in accordance with parental instructions.
  • Managed and assigned classroom duties in absence of regular teacher.


Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Edison State College, Fort Myers, FL

Master’s Degree in Child Development, American University, Washington, DC

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