Education Administrators, Preschool & Childcare Center/Program


Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic and nonacademic activities of preschool and childcare centers or programs.
Also called: Administrator, Education Director, Preschool Director, Site Coordinator

Knowledge:

    Business
  • customer service
  • management
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Math and Science
  • psychology

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • looking for ways to help people

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by writing
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • use rules to solve problems
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted
    Memory
  • remember words, numbers, pictures, or steps

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Integrity
  • Self Control
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Independence

Technology:

    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • ACS Technologies HeadMaster
  • B&I Computer Consultants Childcare Sage
    Accounting software
  • Intuit QuickBooks
  • Intuit Quicken
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

    associate's degree
    high school diploma/GED
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