Center Director

Snohomish and King Counties | Full-time


Make a difference in a child's life - and your own.

We are always hiring great ECE leaders, and if you’re a motivated, upbeat management professional in the Early Childhood Education field with experience as center director and think you'll fit well with us, apply now to join and put yourself in a position to grow with us.  Our team fuel our growth and we're always looking for strong passionate seasoned Center Director applicants to support our growth in the Greater Seattle area.

We have an awesome work culture, and if you’re the right candidate, you’ll fit right in. We offer growth-oriented, challenging and rewarding career opportunities in a collaborative and supportive environment. We are committed, flexible and creative in our talent growth strategy. Come get to know us and we will find an opportunity to work together, now or in future. 

Who we are:

We are a franchise group (KAGS) of locally owned early childhood education academies in the Greater Seattle area. Our group owns and operates the Kiddie Academy locations in Bellevue, Bothell, Kirkland, Mill Creek, Kenmore and Seattle.

Position Overview:

As a Center Director, you will be part of the management team responsible for providing leadership support to our locations. This includes leading academy operations, program oversight, team development, family relations, marketing, and enrollment building.

You may also lead efforts to support opening of new locations in the Greater Seattle region by building a team, working with DCYF licensing, planning and equipping the new school, and supporting marketing and enrollment strategies. 

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum two (2) years of full time experience in managing center-based programs in a Center Director or similar management role.
  • Candidates should have all credentials required for the position of a Center Director per WAC or be willing to get them shortly after joining
  • A thorough knowledge of WA Licensing regulations (WACs) for child care centers and a great understanding of developmentally-appropriate practices
  • Must have at least an AA degree in child care or management, or related field.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Action oriented, organized, strategic thinker, focused on getting the right things done

About Working with Us 

We invest in you because your success is our success. We offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Up to Three (3) Weeks paid time off
  • Eight (8) Paid holidays
  • Quality medical, dental & vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Growth opportunities because we promote from within
  • Professional development support including paid training, continuing education, and professional subscriptions

Kiddie Academy and this franchise group is an equal opportunity employer.