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18 Jun 2022

Full-Time Early Learning Senior Director

ymcapkc – Posted by ymcapkc Puyallup, Washington, United States

Job Description

We are looking for an Early Learning Center Senior Director to join our team! All YMCA Child Care team members receive benefits and perks – including free child care!

Are you a passionate, caring leader looking to support an efficient team, improve the quality of early learning child care programs and ensure program growth? We are looking for a cause-driven leader who models values of honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring, who is ready to be invested in and grow, to take a risk and be stretched, and who wants a job that is not transactional, but transformational. As one of the state’s leading child care programs, we believe children should have a place to explore their interests and talents.

As the Early Learning Senior Director, you will oversee and support the day-to-day operations of YMCA Child Care with a focus on Early Learning. You will provide an environment for staff and volunteers that fosters teamwork, builds relationships, supports the development of quality programs, and facilitates good stewardship of branch resources. You will ensure programming meets the needs of the community, partners, the association, and participants. You will also oversee the hiring, training, development, and supervision of staff.

If hired for this position you will facilitate, strengthen, and expand program operations and Early Learning Centers. You will have the opportunity to work with the executive director and branch leadership in the expansion of programming throughout Pierce and Kitsap Counties.

Are you a good fit?

  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education, education, human services, social services, OR equivalent experience.
  • You have three to five years of leadership and management experience working with Early Learning Centers and/or School Age Programming.
  • You have knowledge and experience with Early Achievers, ECEAP, and multi-classroom early learning centers.
  • You have knowledge and understanding of licensing requirements for both school-age and centers.
  • You enjoy working with children.
  • You are excited about expanding programming to meet the needs of the community.
  • You have the ability to effectively work with diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community
  • You are able and willing to complete online Child Abuse Prevention training on your first day, and other online and in-person training as required.

Starting Wage: $25.00+ per hour, depending on qualifications

Hours: Full-Time, Exempt

Benefits: Full-Time employees are supported with competitive compensation and benefits working at the Y! Below are some highlights of what we offer our amazing staff:

  • All YMCA Child Care employees receive Free YMCA Child Care
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Plans
  • Family YMCA Membership
  • 20% YMCA Program and Merchandise discounts
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Discounted Phone Plans
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Paid Training and Professional Education

Location: Puyallup

Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, individuals that work in an educational setting must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption is received and approved. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. If you need to request a medical or religious exemption please contact

How to Apply

Please apply directly via the hyperlink to our application page!

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 83 days.

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