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Assistant Food Service

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United States
Posted:
August 19, 2018

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Vaughn Rivers

Philadelphia, PA *****

ac6p96@r.postjobfree.com

215-***-****

Professional Director of Student Excellence

DEPENDABLE FOCUSED RESOURCEFUL MOTIVATED

Summary of Qualifications

Entrepreneurial spirit, comfort with ambiguity, and creative problem solving ability unwavering determination to do whatever it takes to help children succeed.

Flexible and able to multi-task; can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving towards clarity and solutions.

Effective written and oral communication, knack for building relationships, and a demonstrated track record of being a team player.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR 2013-Present

Montgomery Early Learning Centers Philadelphia, PA

On going staffing management to ensure compliance with child/staff ratios

Assist in develop and maintain records and reports (including grants) as requested by federal, state, and local agencies, Montgomery Early Learning Centers and its partners.

Assist in establishing goals and processes toward the achievement of Keystone Stars and NAEYC accreditation.

Manage and maintain a high level of satisfaction with enrolled families.

Assist in provide and facilitate training opportunities for staff including participation

Manage all classroom inventory, center supplies furniture, materials, and equipment.

Assist in the oversight for the maintenance of the physical plant to ensure sanitation and safety of the children and staff in compliance with DPW regulations.

Participate in the management of center-related relationships, e.g. building owners and /or property managers.

Follow required reporting procedures in the event of suspected incidences of child abuse.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR 2011-2012 Acclaim Academy Philadelphia, Pa

School Readiness & Start-Up, responsible for leading the community building necessary to attract students and

families to the school.

Recruit and hire the teachers and staff necessary for a strong opening of the school.

Ensure school-wide compliance on all local, state, and federal health & safety laws and workplace regulations.

Oversee finance and accounting on purchase order/requisition process, timely payment of outside vendors and disbursement of student activity funding.

Conduct ongoing financial reviews, including budget control and tracking planned versus actual expenditures.

Establish and maintain a professional and cooperative working relationships with all stakeholders: parents, students, staff, neighbors, and partners.

Resolved conflicts between teachers, parents, students or between individuals.

CENTER DIRECTOR 2008-2011

KINDER ACADEMY Philadelphia, PA

Ensure adherence to all fiscal policies such as documentation of all transactions, proper record keeping, and preparation for audits.

Managed all school services and third party personnel including safety/security, transportation, custodial services, and food service.

Foster as well as enhance good learning environment and provide rigorous academic challenge and success for the students in the school.

Support special programs and activities under the instructions of the Kinder Academy.

CENTER DIRECTOR 2004 – 2007

NSA CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER Philadelphia, PA

Responsible for daily operation of Department of the Navy’s Child Development Center with an enrollment of 104 children

Duties included financial management, facility maintenance, and food service, personal management of 25 staff members, child abuse prevention, parent involvement programs and related administrative requirements

Developed various policies and procedures to assure the maintaining of a quality nationally rated early education program

Overseen the NSA Child Development Center through the NAEYC Accreditation process

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION - BACHELORS DEGREE 2012

ASHFORD UNIVERSITY Clinton, IA

CERTIFICATIONS/AFFILIATIONS

Pennsylvania Director Credential (2008)

Pennsylvania Director Instructor (2010)

Child Development Associate Credential (2007)

Pediatric First Aid (2009)

Child/Infant CPR (2009)

National Association for the Education of Young Children (2011-Present)

Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children (2011-Present)

ServSafe Certification (2017-2022)

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

SALUTE National Honor Society (2011)

Ashford University Dean's List (2012)

United States Army, Retired (1998)

CORE COMPETENCIES

Human Capital Management

Compliance & Relations

Budget & Finance

School Readiness & Start-Up

Management & Coaching

Strategic Vision

Business Plan Development

Powerful Communicator

Workshop & Seminar Presentation

Mission Statements & School Vision

WORK HISTORY

Director/Lead Teacher Olney Academy Philadelphia, PA 2011-2012

Subsidy Specialist-Staff Now, Philadelphia, PA 2008-2008

Education Coordinator Woodrow Wilson/Camden High Schools 2003-2004

Center Director Allegheny Childcare Academy Philadelphia, PA 2000-2001

Assistant Center Director Community College of Philadelphia 1996-2000

Lead Teacher New Beginnings Head Start Philadelphia, PA 1993-1996

Assistant Teacher Manna Head Start Philadelphia, PA 1991-1993



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