Director in Training

Join a strong community where all we do is care-for the children and families we serve every day, as well as for our dedicated team members. Our people are our best asset. We listen and we know what you're looking for:

  • You want benefits. We support you with a minimum 50% childcare discount, immediate access to benefits, innovative health programs, 401(k) company match, and much more.
  • You want balance. We offer flexible schedules that work for you, no nights or weekends, the ability to bring your children to work with you, and paid time off.
  • You want opportunity. We invest in your future with ongoing training, tuition reimbursement, credential assistance, and our unique Master Teacher Program.
  • You want recognition. We provide a positive, fun workplace where employees are appreciated.

This is more than just a daycare job. It’s a journey, where you learn, grow, thrive—and play—every day. Leading a child care center is something special. We’re hiring and we want difference makers who will inspire children to become lifelong learners. 

In the Director in Training (DIT) role, we look for committed individuals who want to have a positive impact in the lives of children and their families, while learning to efficiently run all school operations. The DIT works alongside the Center Director to promote the social, physical, and intellectual growth of the children and work with the staff to create a warm, inspiring environment, while keeping parents informed and engaged.  The DIT will shadow an existing Director to learn company systems and best practices before moving to their own school. 

As a Director in Training, you get to:

  • Lead! Manage school staff by planning work schedules, evaluating staff performance, and developing performance improvement plans. Assist with the implementation of Company-provided curriculum, which includes coaching, communicating, and interpreting standards with teachers.
  • Promote! Ensure the school operates in accordance with company and state licensing standards, while promoting a positive partnership within the surrounding community.
  • Innovate! Spark imagination, build self-esteem, and help children discover new things each day in an educational, caring, and safe environment.
  • Build! Recruit, select, and retain quality staff.
  • Learn! Receive training and support from our awesome leadership to team to grow with the company.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • CDA, associate, or bachelor’s degree preferred in Early Childhood Education or related field.
  • Must meet state education and experience requirements for child care director.
  • 1-2 years of supervisory/management experience; experience in early childhood education strongly preferred.
  • Must have North Carolina Level 3
  • Must have Admin course completed 

Learning Care Group is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or any other protected status under federal, state, or local law.