Director of School Age Childcare

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Job Description

The Granite YMCA seeks an experienced and enthusiastic youth development professional to join our dynamic, growing and purposeful Youth Development team as a Director of School Age Childcare.

The Director of School Age Childcare maintains a supportive, positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals, promotes the potential of all youth, and provides a quality experience to both youth and their families.  As a leader in youth development, this position will be responsible for the oversite of the School Age Childcare Programs, including in and out of school time, for the Y branches and elementary schools of Goffstown and Manchester, NH.  The Director will supervise all employees and volunteers and have administrative duties and operational functions, including daily program hours.


Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Must meet NH Bureau of child care licensing requirements

Must have 2-3 years of supervisory experience

Must have at least 3 years’ experience with children in a developmental setting

Possess strong interpersonal communication skills

First Aid and CPR Certification within 60 days of employment

Must have a valid driver’s license

Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds


Essential Functions
  • Oversee all operations of the school age childcare, vacation camps and full day programs for a specified region and collaborate to ensure the highest quality programming.
  • Oversee the hiring, training, development and supervision of staff team to include Site Directors, Group Leaders, and Assistant Group Leaders.
  • Represents and promotes the Y in the local community by developing positive working and collaborative relationships with all key school personnel and families
  • Responsible for assisting with the development and monitoring of all department budgets
  • Fosters a climate of innovation and resolves problems to ensure member/employee satisfaction
  • Support the YMCA mission through volunteer development and assist in the Annual Campaign
  • Participate in Association committees as well as pertinent outreach programs.

This is a full-time salaried position with an extensive benefits package including:

  • Generous paid vacation time (4 weeks paid time off & 6 Holidays to start that accrues with tenure)
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Free 2 Adult Family YMCA Membership
  • 50% discount on Preschool Childcare, School Age Childcare, Summer Day Camp, and Resident Camp services
  • Discounts on Programs for yourself & family members including swim lessons, sports, personal training, and many more
  • 25% discounts on Birthday Parties, Pool, and Gym Rentals
  • After qualifying, 8% employer contribution to retirement fund