Early Childhood Administrator

Company/Organization: Anchorage Cooperative Preschool

Location: 3031 LaTouche St Anchorage, AK 99508

Application Dates: Until Filled


Job Description

Reports to: Board of Directors

Hours of Work: 35 hours / 8:30-3:30 Monday- Friday (summer hours vary)

Salary: $18-$19 an hr.

Job Summary: To work with the Board, teacher and parents to create a safe, positive and accepting environment where families and children learn together.



  • Maintain a welcoming, child-centered, developmentally appropriate classroom at all times.
  • Assure that proper staff/child ratios are maintained at all times, and substitute for Teacher or Assistant when needed.
  • Thoroughly know all current Municipality of Anchorage Child Care Licensing standards and be responsible for program and staff adherence to all policies and procedures.
  • Create marketing materials for print and social media with the goal of full capacity enrollment at all times (wait list preferred).


  • Understand the content of the Handbook, Bylaws, and business structure of the preschool. Adhere to relevant standards and keep policies up to date.
  • Help to determine the calendar of events for the school year.
  • Plan and present an effective orientation for parents and children concerning classroom procedures and expectations.
  • Assist Board of Directors to develop future goals for the preschool.
  • Attend Board meetings as a non-voting member.


  • Foster teamwork between parent workers, Teacher, and Assistant.
  • Help parent workers to improve skills by organizing workshops and seminars.


Our ideal candidate would have 5 years or more of early childhood teaching experience as well as administrative qualifications. In addition, a philosophy of play-based learning and the cooperative preschool model is desired. Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • An AA or BA in Early Childhood Education
  • Current SEED level 9 or ability to reach level 9
  • Current pediatric first aid and CPR
  • Four positive written references
  • Positive background check
  • Working knowledge of Child Care Licensing rules and regulations
  • Completion of training hours as required by Child Care Licensing
  • Have the skills necessary to handle finances
  • Supervisory skills including delegation and motivation of staff

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Submission Instructions

Please submit resume with three references to [email protected]

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