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After School Site Director
Newton The Children's Learning Center

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After School Site Director

Newton The Children's Learning Center
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Job Summary

Wage
$50k per year
Job Type
Full-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 9 days ago
Job Role
Afterschool Teacher, School Coordinator
Employer's Industry
Nonprofit, Education
Job Schedule
Afternoons, Mornings, Weekdays

Job Description

Summary: Oversees and manages after school programs by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

General Job Functions

  • Develop the structure of the program based on the needs and interests of the students and parents, manage the program staff and operations, and maintain relationships with the community.
  • Manage and oversee program employees and children.
  • Manage the operations of daily program; ability to problem solve and decision make as needed in accordance with good professional judgment, honesty and integrity.
  • Comply with all emergency procedures appropriate to the site to ensure the safety of the children and staff.
  • Maintain all supplies, equipment and materials—inform central office when new/additional supplies are needed.
  • Assure accurate distribution and accounting of snacks
  • Ensure that all staff and children are respectful of school property; ensure all school rules are followed.
  • Assist in maintaining clean-up schedules; including janitorial duties necessary to maintain the cleanliness of the school facility.
  • Maintain open communications with and Attend regular meetings with the Program Executive Director held in San Mateo
  • Work in a team environment and encourage open communication regarding concerns/issues with children, parents, or coworkers.
  • Initiate and maintain positive relationships with school staff including principal, secretaries, custodial staff and teachers of key importance to the after school programs. Responsibilities When Interacting with Children
  • Consistently demonstrate positive interaction with all children; talk to them and treat them with dignity and respect.
  • Keep a consistent headcount on all children present at site; communicate changes with all other staff; maintain accurate documentation of attendance
  • Consistently demonstrate positive discipline: teach and redirect rather than scolding or reprimanding them; firmly and consistently enforce the rules.
  • Express clear expectations and hold children accountable for adhering to them.
  • Help children to develop a positive self-esteem and sense of self worth.
  • Ensure that children’s homework is being properly corrected and required assistance effectively provided.
  • Consistently demonstrate and reinforce the values of caring, respect, honesty and responsibility.

Responsibilities When Interacting with Parents

  • Positively ID parents before releasing children (picture ID necessary until you can personally identify them)
  • Introduce yourself to parents and communicate with them regularly regarding program information such as schedule changes or activities.
  • Communicate on a daily basis regarding the behavior of their children positive and negative.
  • Express appreciation for parent’s interest in their child’s participation in the program.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Meet deadlines in the planning and implantation of the monthly or weekly calendars for the program which includes the creation and daily adherence of engaging enriching programming
  • Create formal, schedule, and hold staff meeting agendas as needed to address staff issues
  • Effectively direct, supervise and evaluate job performance of all program aides
  • Responsibly supervise all aides and ensure all are adhering to the appropriate program policies and procedures
  • Be a support for aides; create a team environment and encourage open communication regarding concerns/issues with children, parents or co-workers.
  • Communicate with Executive Director to discuss general progress of the program; immediately regarding incident/behavior reports on children or with staff concerns; relay all other information in a timely manner.
  • Ensure proper clean up is completed at the end of each day.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of attendance, absences, emergencies, issues regarding children and staff. Ability to keep confidence, loyalties, and professionalism regarding these issues.
  • Effectively implement emergency procedures appropriate to the site.
  • Take care of all supplies, equipment and materials; be respectful of school property; ensure all school rules are followed.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

Required qualifications for this job include one of the following 4 categories:

1) High School Graduate or GED (completion with passing grade),

AND Completion of 12 semester units or equivalent quarter units of Early Childhood Education (ECE) including 3 semester units in Administration or Staff Relations, AND At least four years of teaching experience in a licensed childcare center or comparable group child care program.

OR

2) AA degree with a major or emphasis in Early Childhood Education, AND

Completion of 3 semester or equivalent quarter units in Administration or Staff Relations, AND At least two years of teaching experience in a licensed childcare center or comparable group child care program

OR

3) BA degree with a major or emphasis in Early Childhood Education,

AND Completion of 3 semester or equivalent quarter units in Administration or Staff Relations, AND At least one year of teaching experience in a licensed childcare center or comparable child care program.

OR

4) A Child Development Site Supervisor Permit or a Child Development Program Director Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. AND Applicant must submit a copy of transcripts to verify ECE units Childhood growth and development or human growth and development

Child, Family, and Community or child and family Program curriculum Staff relations or administration AND Able to work Monday through Friday after school until 6:00 pm. Hours will be extended on Parent Teacher Conference days and minimum days.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word; Microsoft Excel; library automation system; Microsoft Internet Explorer; Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft PowerPoint.

Certificates and Licenses:

CPR/First Aid

Valid Driver's License

Preventive Health and Safety training

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Manages subordinate supervisors who supervise employees. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Also directly supervises five non-supervisory employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Special Skills:

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to physically interact with the children. Included the employee may climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.

Business Overview

Our Story

Since 1995, Newton The Children's Learning Center, in collaboration with Newton Center, has provided the San Francisco Bay Area with academic after school care programs, camps and enrichment classes. Our mission is to offer a conscientious and fun academic environment to help the children of our communities form a lifetime habit of successful learning.

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