Childcare Center Director Trainee

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Skills

  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.

  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.

  • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

  • Instructing — Teaching others how to do something.

  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

  • Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people.

  • Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

  • Management of Personnel Resources — Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

  • Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.

  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

  • Learning Strategies — Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

  • Negotiation — Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

  • Persuasion — Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

  • Management of Financial Resources — Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.

  • Management of Material Resources — Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.

  • Systems Analysis — Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

  • Systems Evaluation — Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

Knowledge

  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

  • Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

  • English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  • Psychology — Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.

  • Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.

  • Personnel and Human Resources — Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.

  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  • Clerical — Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.

  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

  • Economics and Accounting — Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.

  • Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

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Ability

  • Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

  • Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

  • Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

  • Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

  • Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.

  • Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

  • Fluency of Ideas — The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).

  • Originality — The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.

  • Category Flexibility — The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.

  • Far Vision — The ability to see details at a distance.

  • Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.

  • Memorization — The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.

Education

  • Percentage of RespondentsEducation Level Required

  • Not available associates degree

  • Not available high school diploma or equivalent 

  • Not available some college, no degree