Preschool Education Administrators
On the Job
Preschool Education Administrators plan and oversee all the educational activities that go on in preschools and child care centers. They may also manage non-educational activities, such as hiring staff and budgeting.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Approve expenditures.
- Determine resource needs.
- Estimate labor requirements.
- Communicate with government agencies.
- Maintain operational records.
- Maintain regulatory or compliance documentation.
- Prepare financial documents, reports, or budgets.
- Prepare proposals or grant applications to obtain project funding.
- Evaluate employee performance.
- Evaluate program effectiveness.
Typical Working Conditions
- Having telephone conversations.
- Frequent decision-making.
- Making decisions that impact co-workers or company results.
- Working with a group or team.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Responsibility for others' health and safety.
- Being in situations in which conflicts arise.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
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