A Daycare Director is usually promoted from a teacher position within a day care facility. People at this position are required to oversee day to day activities in the facility and ensure that all standards of child care services are met.

A resume for a Daycare Director job should highlight your relevant skills in child care, reliability and leadership abilities. The following example will assist you while writing your resume for a Daycare Director position.



Daycare Director Resume Sample


Karen Ned

44 Green Street, Augusta, ME 22233
(000) 789-9799, Email

OBJECTIVE: Looking for a position as a Daycare Director with Klassy Kids where I can utilize my vast experience in managing day care activities.

• Over ten years of experience working as a Preschool Director for Hilltop Preschool
• Highly experienced in managing daily administrative tasks within a daycare facility
• In depth knowledge of early child care and education patterns
• Hands on experience in working in a collaborative environment
• Proficient in organizational planning, development and management
• Documented success during 10 years of progressive child care experience and responsibility
• Extensive knowledge of current childcare practices and development

• Effective hiring, training, team building, and controlling skills
• Highly developed verbal communication skills
• Demonstrated high standard of literacy and written communication skills
• Ability to maintain liaison with teachers and parents
• Sound knowledge of administrative functions within a day care facility


✔ Promoted from Preschool Teacher to Preschool Director in three years from an entry level position
✔ Reorganized the entire curriculum of Hilltop Preschool to cater to children not ready for formal schooling


Hilltop Preschool, Augusta, ME  | 03/2004 to Present

Preschool Director
• Hire, train and supervise staff
• Conduct teacher evaluations by observing teachers in class rooms and during activities
• Assist teachers with setting and meeting progressive goals
• Communicate with parents by explaining school’s policies and admission procedures along with any issues relevant to individual child
• Work with teacher to ensure safety of all classrooms and to make them developmentally appropriate

Hilltop Preschool, Augusta, ME  | 02/2001 to 03/2004

Preschool Teacher
• Provided a nurturing and safe environment to children
• Encouraged children’s physical, social, emotional, and academic development
• Prepared different materials and resources for children
• Attended to children’s basic needs (Feeding, dressing, diapers changing)
• Enforced rules for behavior and classroom order
• Lead activities designed to physical development

Bachelor of Science, Early Childhood Education
The University of Augusta, Augusta, ME
GPA: 3.5