Assistant Director


Explore your passion for childhood education with us!

Founded in 1988, Child Development Schools is headquartered in Austin, TX operating over 260 childcare centers in 11 states. Our three early childhood education brands are Childcare Network, Sunrise Preschools, and My Small Wonders. We proudly provide quality care and developmental education to over 30,000 children aged six weeks to twelve years.

Childcare Network invites you to join us and build a big career with little learners in a fun, nurturing environment where children are encouraged and guided to thrive. Find fulfillment by nurturing a new generation and join our mission to give every child a great start in life!

The Assistant Director will play an integral role in the success of our center by serving as a positive role model as well as creating meaningful relationships and being a supportive resource for our students, families and their team.


  • Support the School Director in interviewing, hiring and terminating employees
  • Provide supervisory assistance when needed or in the absence of the School Director
  • Prepare daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly documents regarding compliance and corporate reporting
  • Assist in the management of the P&L reports as well as accounts receivables and payables
  • Implement curriculum along with activities, special events and field trips to enhance learning and development of children
  • Maintain effective interpersonal relationships with parents and children
  • Follow and maintain state requirements regarding training for all staff, annually and upon hire
  • Meet and maintain compliance with all state licensing and training requirements
  • Prioritize and coordinate staff work assignments as needed
  • Maintain flexibility regarding the business demands of the school, including working in classroom and other areas of the school when needed

Our Benefits Provide:

  • Discounts up to 50% off childcare tuition
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance plans
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Leave
  • Free access to on-line training
  • Education assistance to pursue your degree
  • 401K plan savings and investment plan with employer contribution


  • At least three years of experience in a childcare organization or related experience
  • Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Background working with state and local agencies pertaining to childcare
  • Must pass state-required criminal background check

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Child Development Schools provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.