Health and Safety Director - Salt Lake City
Monitors staff compliance with health and safety protocols,
company policies, licensing regulations, and accreditation
standards. Addresses and corrects non-compliance promptly through
training and progressive counseling when needed. Leads and directs
the work of others. Assumes director responsibilities in the Center
Directors absence. Incorporates company mission, culture, goals,
values, philosophies and policies to maintain an inclusive
environment and positive relationships with families, staff and
Leadership/Supervision of Staff
Supports a positive work environment. For designated teams,
leads the employee experience from hire to orientation,
professional development, and engagement and performance
Develops and maintains positive relationships with colleagues,
staff and families. Moves swiftly to address concerns and resolve
Supports a satisfied community with current and prospective
families, with a proactive approach to customer service and
particular focus on parent/teacher conferences and transition
Health, Safety, Licensing and Center Maintenance
Monitors programs designated regularly to assess program
quality, ensures documentation is up to date, and makes learning
visible. Ensures the physical appearance of each classroom meets
Bright Horizons standards.
Leads compliance with licensing, health and safety, and
orientation/training requirements throughout the center/school;
ensures teachers are properly supervising children and following
Reports suspected child abuse, neglect or concerns regarding
care/risk of children, staff or families immediately to the
appropriate State agency, Center Director and Regional Manager
(RM). Take steps to investigate as appropriate.
Oversees daily children and staff health/wellness checks,
staff/child physical and immunization records, allergy management,
bottle, sleep and crib checks, first aid, and fire/emergency drill
Ensures staff files are up to date including for CPR and first aid,
and stays current on all companies policies.
Monitors maintenance of facility, equipment, and supplies to ensure
they are safe and in good condition.
Oversees nutrition, menus, and food ordering, according to company
policy and consistent with Partnership for a Healthy America.
Oversees contractors (i.e., cleaning, landscaping, snow removal,
*The Health and Safety Director may be assigned full-time or
part-time, splitting classroom responsibilities and supervisory and
professional duties, depending on capacity, occupancy, and budget
of the center/school. See also detailed tasks outlined in the Key
Roles and Responsibilities resources.
Decision Making Authority:
Unless reporting as an individual mandated reporter, must confer
with RM when reporting abuse and neglect on behalf of Bright
May take action, but must inform RM: when caring for a staff member
or child with a significant injury; when filing a Workers
Compensation claim; upon receiving a letter of complaint from a
staff member, client, or parent/guardian; upon receiving
notification of a licensing visit or citation; or when recording an
Supervisor approval needed: when deviating from company or location
policy or parent/guardian enrollment agreement; when terminating a
staff members employment or familys enrollment; when allowing a
tuition variance; upon making an offer of employment to a
candidate; when implementing a salary increase of greater than 5%;
when awarding a bonus (other than referral bonuses); when taking
any action regarding an EEOC claim or any legal matter; when
providing an accommodation for a staff member or child (ADA); or
when responding to a media inquiry.
Must be qualified to meet Bright Horizons, client (as
applicable), and state/local requirements; must maintain
state/local licensing credentials.
Associates Degree in education related field, with plan to achieve
Bachelors Degree within 5 years, required.
Must have 2 to 4 years of child care teaching experience and 2
years of supervisory or administrative experience.
Must demonstrate in-depth understanding of center quality,
compliance, health, safety and licensing standards; must have
knowledge and ability to lead staff in implementation of
developmentally appropriate curriculum.
Position relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan,
accomplish goals and crisis situations.
Must demonstrate skill in communication, leadership of diverse
teams, organization and systems management, customer service, and
ability to perform job responsibilities in all levels of direct
Must demonstrate knowledge of business operations and management of
center/school financial performance.
Must be proficient with technology platforms for business
Must meet state, federal and Bright Horizons guidelines
regarding immunizations, employment physical requirements, and
required health and safety training and practices.
Must maintain mental and physical alertness and an appropriate
level of energy to perform essential job requirements.
Must respond immediately and appropriately to multiple or
unexpected situations or emergencies.
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familys home, at Bright Horizons, youll be among people who share
your passion for changing lives in a place where you get to be you.
Find meaningful opportunities to reach your potential as you create
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