District Manager

We care, for the children and families we serve, and our dedicated team members. You are our best asset. Feel valued and get access to the benefits and resources you need to connect, balance, grow, and thrive in your career.

  • We support your work/life balance with a minimum 50% child care discount, immediate (or next-day) access to earnings, paid time off, and more.
  • We invest in your future with ongoing training, tuition reimbursement, credential assistance, and our unique Master Teacher Program.
  • We strive to provide a positive, fun environment with plenty of recognition.

Learning Care Group is hiring a District Manager in the Bay Area!  

 

The District Manager is responsible for leading the growth of Learning Care Group’s multi-unit business operations/Schools within an assigned geographic area, (i.e., district), while achieving Learning Care Group’s safety vision of “No One Gets Hurt.” 

The District Manager supervises with each School’s Director to achieve excellent business results in several areas of responsibility, including but not limited to, the safety of children; financial performance; licensing and Company compliance; leadership and development training; educational offerings; and the implementation of assessment-based and developmentally appropriate curriculum.

 

Job Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities:

  1. Achieve budgeted financial goals and other business metrics.
  2. Monitor each School’s budgeted financial and other business metrics, and communicate with business partners and direct reports, both verbally and in writing, on financial best practices as they relate to Learning Care Group’s mission and financial strategy.
  3. Strategically implement Company-directed marketing programs.  Develop strategies to maximize school enrollment and sales revenue by developing effective local marketing strategies and effective community relationships/partnerships.
  4. Direct the implementation of Company-provided education and curriculum programs through coaching and assessment of Directors and Assistant Directors.  This task will require the District Manager to travel onsite to his or her assigned Schools a minimum of 75% of his or her working time.
  5. While onsite at the assigned Schools (on a weekly basis), the District Manager will monitor and evaluate each School for adherence to licensing standards and Company expectations regarding School cleanliness, layout, and employee file retention.  These duties will require the District Manager to teach and coach, both verbally and in writing, the Schools’ Directors and Assistant Directors on state, federal and municipal regulations, licensing standards, and Company expectations.
  6. Conduct safety audits (a minimum of one per School on an annual basis) and monitor overall compliance during regular school visits).  Use virtual tools to spot-check classrooms and School work environments to ensure the maintenance of policies and procedures.  Report any suspected child abuse or neglect to local child protective agencies or child abuse hotlines as provided by law.
  7. Support accreditation efforts in partnership with the Accreditation Team and Education Department, where applicable.
  8. Assess the local talent market of each School and develop creative ways to recruit and retain talent.  Partner with School leadership to identify and develop staff with the potential for future leadership within the district.
  9. Consistently and timely work with Directors and Assistant Directors in addressing and remedying employee relations and reportable issues.  The District Manager shall maintain full responsibility over the performance of each School Director and shall address performance concerns, both verbally and in writing, efficiently and proactively.
  10. Fosters a positive work environment by modeling appropriate and professional behavior.
  11. Ensure the maintenance of an exceptional learning environment in each School by supporting Directors and Assistant Directors in their delivery of quality child care services that meet or exceed external customers’ expectations.  Continually monitor customer satisfaction and feedback.
  12. Strategically leads and energizes School leadership and staff in accomplishing the Company’s mission, vision and values.  Promote and project a positive company image.

 

Essential Functions of the District Manager:


The job duties, tasks and responsibilities numbered 1 through 11 are designated essential functions of the District Manager position.  The other listed job duties and responsibilities are also expected.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

The District Manager maintains supervisory responsibility over all School staff, including the selection, recruitment and professional development of each employee.

 

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • Must meet state licensing requirements for the District Manager position.
  • Must meet all standards and requirements relating to education and experience as set by the state and accreditation agent.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree with a major in early childhood education, child development, business or related field.
  • Preferred: Must have at least 3-5 years of experience in multi-unit management in the service, retail, hospitality, healthcare or education industry.
  • Must be able to communicate, both verbally and in writing, in the English language.
  • Must be able to drive and successfully meet Company and state background checks.

 

Travel Percentage:

Approximately 75% drivable travel

We know our best asset is our people! So we’ve made a commitment to ensure you feel valued, with a robust, comprehensive offering that is competitive and exceeds your expectations. That means market-relevant compensation, a targeted range of health and wellness benefits (including life insurance, dental, vision, as well as medical for full-time positions), and retirement planning, with a 401k match. We recognize your potential, encourage your talent, and support your growth with ongoing training and development. We also offer tuition reimbursement, assistance with ECE Credits (worth college credit toward an Early Childhood degree), and our exclusive Master Teacher program to enhance your skills—and increase your pay. Don’t wait. Start strong today.

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.