• Center Director

    Job Locations US-NJ-Cedar Grove
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  • Overview

    Preschool Center Director 

    The Learning Experience is the fastest-growing childcare operator and franchisor in the United States. Having experienced unprecedented growth, TLE has over 300 centers open or under development in 22 states, plus an enrollment of more than 25,000 children from 6 weeks to 6 years of age. We're going on 10 straight years of double-digit revenue growth! TLE is the most technologically-driven company in the industry with our cutting-edge mobile apps, use of mobile devices, and superior security features. We believe in providing a well-rounded education to children of all ages that extends beyond ABCs and 123s. We have written a philanthropy curriculum that teaches the children: “It doesn’t matter how big or small you are, it is the size of your heart that matters.” Children, staff, and families participate in regular philanthropic events throughout the year. If you are seeking a career and not just a job, TLE is the company for you.


    We are searching for enthusiastic, hard-working candidates to share in our success. At TLE, you will enjoy working with diverse people who have exceptional talent and team spirit, all coming together for the common goal of ensuring that The Learning Experience remains number one! TLE has given many employees a platform to display their talent and further their careers. If you are interested in working in an entrepreneurial atmosphere where employees are encouraged to share their ideas and maximize their potential, apply today and become a member of the TLE family!


    • Serve as the primary People leader for the center, maintaining great morale and addressing staffing issues in a prompt and responsive manner
    • Ensure appropriate center staffing, new hire training and on-going staff development
    • Ensure compliance with safety standards of the children and staff
    • Manage local and state licensing regulations and ensure state compliance and record keeping
    • Manage staff scheduling to meet compliance standards
    • Enforce school policies and procedures
    • Coordinate annual registration process
    • Supervise and assist staff in enriching early childhood curriculum
    • Regularly monitor each classroom and provide ongoing feedback to teachers
    • Provide effective tours to potential families to drive enrollment
    • Assist the Business Manager with payroll processing while ensuring the accuracy of time keeping systems
    • Oversee the purchasing of supplies (including food) and parent billings and collections



    • Must meet applicable state Director Certification requirements
    • College Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred
    • Educational Leadership or a related field
    • 2+ years’ experience supervising staff in a child care center or related field
    • Computer Proficiency with Microsoft Applications
    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
    • Exceptional time management and organizational skills
    • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
    • Solid business acumen, management, analytical, and problem-thinking skills.
    • Ability and willingness to work a flexible Full Time schedule that may include weekends and holidays.

     In addition to competitive compensation, we offer:

    • Flexible work schedules
    • Medical, dental, and vision
    • Life and disability insurance
    • Childcare discounts
    • CPR/First aid training
    • Continued professional development opportunities
    • Community outreach activities

    *Listed benefits provided at corporate-owned centers; benefits may vary at franchised locations.



    The Learning Experience’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.


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