Region Manager - Desert Mountain

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.

The Region Manager is responsible for leading the growth of Learning Care Group’s multi-unit business operations/Schools within the Desert Mountain geographic area, (63 schools in Arizona and New Mexico). The Region Manager leads a team of District Managers to achieve excellent business results.  Areas of responsibility include but are 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 Responsibilities:

  • Achieve budgeted financial goals and other business metrics by analyzing external market conditions/competitors/demographics and compare internal strengths and weaknesses to identify trends and deploy strategies to grow the business top-line and bottom-line. Lead, inspire and energize District Managers, school management, and school staff by guiding them to financial best practices as they relate to Learning Care Group’s mission and financial strategy.
  • The Region Manager maintains supervisory responsibility over all School staff, including the selection, recruitment and professional development of each employee.
  • Analyze and act upon trends in operating statements and other LCG reports regarding enrollment data, safety, customer service, training, employee engagement, and employee turnover/retention.  Coach District Managers (“DMs”) and schools on business financials and operational improvements needed for Average Full Time Enrollment (AFTE) growth.   
  • Coach and develop DMs and Directors. Hold teams accountable for school quality and execution of company programs by monitoring and adhering to licensing standards and Company expectations regarding cleanliness, layout, curriculum implementation, compliance, employee engagement, and child/family satisfaction. 
  • Ensure management positions (DMs & Directors) are staffed, trained and developed with superior talent to build a talent/leadership pipeline.  Hold DMs accountable for school staffing to effectively maximize business results and assist with the development of creative ways to retain talent.  Partner with DMs to identify and develop staff with the potential for future leadership within the district.
  • Strategically implement Company-directed marketing programs and develop strategies to maximize enrollment and sales revenue through marketing and community relationships/partnerships.
  • Implement Company-provided education and curriculum programs through coaching and assessment of DMs and Directors.
  • Use virtual tools to spot-check classrooms and schools to ensure proper policies and procedures.  Report any suspected child abuse or neglect to local child protective agencies or child abuse hotlines as provided by law.
  • Support accreditation efforts in partnership with the Accreditation Team and Education Department, where applicable.
  • Strategically lead and energize DMs, school management, and staff in accomplishing the Company’s mission, vision and values.  Ensure DMs, school leadership, and staff embrace iCare behaviors and demonstrate iCare behaviors to both internal and external customers.


Job Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Must be located in Arizona or New Mexico
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree with a major in early childhood education, child development, business or related field.
  • Must meet state licensing requirements for the Region Manager position.
  • Must meet all standards and requirements relating to education and experience as set by the state and accreditation agent. 


Travel Requirements: 

  • Approximately 75% overnight travel

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.