The School Age Program Director is responsible for ensuring the health, safety, and quality of education, for all children within the programs care. The School Age Program Director is directly accountable for overall operational management in accordance with well-established guidelines, including curriculum development, staff and facilities management, legal and budgetary considerations, and long range planning. The School Age Program Director ensures that the needs of the students and the go
Establish a vision for quality for the program. Manage adherence to quality standards in accordance with the vision and with state and local requirements. Maintain quality effectiveness measurements.
Hire and/or supervise and/or evaluate program staff.
Develop general educational curricula; collaborate with staff to develop positive learning activities.
Manage adherence to state and local regulations.
Meet regularly with their Supervisor and work closely with other program staff.
Maintain student records in accordance with established enrollment procedures and guidelines.
Maintain communications with parents of current and prospective students through direct conversation, newsletters and parent handbook; implement community outreach activities to maintain and promote positive community relationships.
Approve menus and food purchases.
Maintain positive relationships with regulatory agencies; ensure legal and financial compliance.
Oversee all office functions including payroll, accounts payable and receivable, tuition billing and payment, human resources, staff supervision and purchasing.
Resolve conflicts including corrective action when necessary to ensure a positive experience for everyone.
Manage budget planning and review.
Establish illness and emergency procedures; ensures staff is trained appropriately.
Implement a strategic plan and goals in keeping with the mission of program.
Maintain a personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
Write and secure grants, donations and sustainable funding for the program.
Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience.
5 years of direct professional experience in a school or comparable program.
Strong oral and written communications skills; technology skills.
Ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
A strong understanding of child development.
Strong finance and budgeting skills.
Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
Must clear full background check.
Must pass health screening.