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Cape Cod Young Men's Christian Assoc. Site Coordinator - School Age Child Care in Harwich, Massachusetts
Position Summary: Responsible for the overall development, administration, supervision, & execution of the School Age Child Care Program for licensing capacity of 11 through 52 children. Provides required 20% non-teaching administrative time. Essential Functions: Develop, plan, & implement curriculum with specific attention given to age-appropriate activities & developmental learning. Provide a warm, nurturing environment where all children can grow physically, emotionally, socially & intellectually. In conjunction with director, recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules, directs & supervises personnel & volunteers as needed. Reviews & evaluates staff performance. In conjunction with director, develops strategies to motivate staff & achieve goals. Coordinate staff activities & encourage participation in the development of classroom curriculum. Maintain children?s records, including attendance, daily activities, & social development. Ensures preparation of evaluations of child?s development for parent reports & parent conference. Keep written journal/record for all children. Establish & maintain a safe, healthy environment. Responsible for the general upkeep, cleanliness, & organization of the classroom & related areas, such as kitchen, storage room, etc. Responsible for building positive relationships with parents. Assist with production & distribution of monthly communication to parents. Maintain regular communications with all parents as appropriate. Assures compliance with state & local regulations as they relate to program area. Ensures that YMCA program standards are met & safety procedures followed. Assist with managing state food program & coordinate preparation & timely submission to appropriate agency. Assists with promotion & marketing of program. Attend monthly staff meetings. Maintains required certifications & participates in staff professional development activities: complete a minimum of (1) five hours of professional development activities per year if working fewer than ten hours per week, or (2) twelve hours of professional development activities per year if working at least ten but fewer than twenty hours per week, or (3) twenty hours of professional development activities if working twenty hours or more per week. At least one-third of the required professional development must address diverse learners. Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations & procedures, including emergency & safety procedures. Completes reports as necessary. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Must meet one of the following Site Coordinator requirements: a) Have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Guidance, Human Services, Nursing, Psychology, Physical Education, Recreation, Child Psychology, the Arts, Social Work, Sociology, or Child Care; & have six months experience working with school age children; or b) Have a Bachelor?s degree in any field or an Associate?s degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Guidance, Human Services, Nursing, Psychology, Physical Education, Recreation, Child Psychology, the Arts, Social Work, Sociology, or Child Care; & have six months experience working with school age children, or c) Have a high school diploma or equivalent; & have one year of experience working with school age children. Minimum age of 20. One year of supervisory experience preferred. Certifications: CPR & Basic First Aid. Excellent human relation, organizational & communication skills. Physical Demands: Sufficient strength, agility & mobility to perform essential functions of position & to safely supervise children?s activities. See complete job decription when applying.