ABC & LOL Childcare Center and Preschool

Afterschool Director

Reference ID : 57965
Location : Saint Johnsbury, VT
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

ABC LOL is seeking a part-time Director for CAMP LOL that will eventually turn into a full-time position. The afterschool program director manages programs outside of school hours for children from 2PM-5:30PM. The AS Director will be responsible for maintaining the coordination, implementation, and administration of all enrichment/academic programs. The specific duties of the AS Director include program development and management, carrying forth prudent fiscal management, participation in staff development, and offsite collaborations. S/he will provide a safe, nurturing, and well-supervised after school program; be the liaison with parents, collaborators, school management, volunteers, and visitors to display the site and the program positively. This position is responsible for planning and development of the creative learning environment, establishment of interest centers, and preparation of needed materials and supplies. In addition, the AS Director is responsible for the collection of program data, providing reports for contract compliance, and assisting with administrative support. A Site Director's ability to establish authority through leadership, communication, and most importantly patience, will be required in giving our students the stability and nurturing atmosphere they need to succeed. The Director is directly responsible for creating a positive, fun atmosphere and increasing membership base. The Director shall also represent ABC LOL in the community and serve on site and/or organization committees, as needed/requested.

Duties

  • Ability to create and implement fun, engaging developmentally appropriate activities in the areas of common core, character development, project-based learning, STEAM, fitness and recreation, academics/enrichment
  • Responsible for immediately reporting and documenting any and all injuries or incidents utilizing established procedures for notification to parents and administration
  • Maintain cleanliness in all program areas; including the upkeep of the equipment and facility in an acceptable manner and the set-up and breakdown during the program day to contribute to ongoing efforts to keep the camp orderly
  • Communicates with administration, staff, parents, and school administration on a regular basis regarding program activities
  • Design a site program schedule/calendar together with site team that includes a variety of educational, enrichment, and recreational activities that align with school district requirements
  • Develop rapport and build relationships with faculty, staff and member families
  • Manages monthly, or as needed, the site calendar completion, supply order requests, binder set-up, enrollment rosters, and allergy and emergency contact information
  • Works with collaborative partners and other providers to implement programs that reinforce program success
  • Ability to lead and supervise fitness activities, monitor behavior, oversee curriculum activities and perform housekeeping responsibilities
  • Ability to clearly convey messages regarding organizational policies, procedures and practices
  • Ability to observe staff and member behavior, assess its appropriateness and apply the appropriate behavior management technique, positive redirection, or corrective action as necessary in order to support positive behavior choices

Requirements

Either:

a) Vermont Early Childhood and Afterschool Program Director Step One Certificate; or; b) Successful completion of a three-credit college course in program management for early care and education or school age care and education, or in staff supervision related to early care and education for children, and a three-credit college course in curriculum; and; 2) Completed the required management course (or the licensee employs a business manager as in the rule 7.6.1 of the regulations*) within one year of employment start date.

Nice To Haves

  • Experience with school-aged children
  • Experience as a Supervisor

Benefits

Career and education advancement support

Simple IRA and 3% match after 6 months

Vacation and sick leave

Free gym membership

One week summer closure



Minimum Education : None
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Saint Johnsbury, VT

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