Child Care Director/Assistant Director

The Nest Schools - Mechanicsville, VA 23111+4 locations
$38,500 - $43,000 a yearFull-timeMonday to Friday +1

Are you a current Director in the field of Early Childhood Education? Do you currently feel you have hit a career wall? Are you looking for a new opportunity with better compensation, support, and a career that offers growth opportunities?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, look no further, and let us be the first to introduce you to The Nest Schools!

Founded in 2021, The Nest Schools is a new Early Childhood organization founded and operated by tenured early childhood professionals. We are driven by our vision to raise a world of kind, healthy, happy, and inspired children as the worldwide leader in early childhood programs for children, our families, and our team. We currently operate 35 schools in 5 states and anticipate operating over 200 schools in 25 states by 2025! We aspire to be THE state-of-the-art provider of Early Childhood programs and are looking for the best in the ECE industry to lead our Mechanicsville School.

We are seeking a School Director who understands the value of Early Childhood Education and will embrace the idea that our teachers are Early Childhood Professional Educators. We believe in this so much that each of our schools is supported by a full-time curriculum and education specialist. We also provide classroom budgets to spend on learning materials and crafts to ensure that your teachers can deliver the experiences they envision.

We ACTIVELY strive to be a “Best Workplace” for all our teachers and staff via numerous programs designed around our core values of WELLNESS, INNOVATION, KINDNESS, and FUN!

How do we achieve this?

· Nest Eggs Reward & Recognition Program

· Mentor Programs

· Funday Mondays

· Director Retreats – trainings, with the most dynamic speakers and presenters in our industry

· Nest University - the most INNOVATIVE approach, ANYWHERE to providing training and certificate programs leading to real career opportunities in the field of Early Childhood Education in the childcare/preschool space

We offer all the perks – and they keep getting better

  • Industry-leading benefits and MONEY – best paid in the industry!
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Centralized billing and receivables to relieve you of unneeded administrative duties
  • Centralized call screening - to give you more time to focus on the quality of programs you’re your children
  • Centralized hiring screening
  • Outside professional development opportunities - eg. naeyc conferences, Nest Conferences, and more
  • Fellowship with other directors both regionally and throughout the company
  • Bonus Potential.


· 1–3-years’ experience as a school director; preferably in a corporate environment

· Early Childhood Education & Experience

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $38,500.00 - $43,000.00 per year


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Mechanicsville, VA 23111: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Experience working with students: 1 year (Required)
  • Education administration: 1 year (Required)
  • Teaching: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location

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