Director of School Age Childcare

The Granite YMCA is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic youth development professional to join our dynamic, growing and purposeful team.
Job Description

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, working under the supervisor of the Regional Director of School Age Childcare, this position will be responsible for the oversite of school-age childcare programs, including in and out-of-school time programs for the elementary schools in Manchester and Goffstown.

The Director will supervise a team of employees and volunteers as well as have administrative duties and operational functions to include daily program hours. Strong communication and leadership skills required.

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Must meet NH Bureau of Childcare Licensing Requirements
  • Must have 2-3 years supervisory experience
  • Must have at least 3 years experience with children in a developmental setting
  • Possess strong interpersonal communication skills
  • First Aid and CPR certified within 60 days of employment
  • Must have valid Driver's License and reliable transportation
  • 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 the Manchester and Goffstown region and collaborate to ensure the highest quality programming.
  • Oversee the hiring, training, development, and supervision of staff team including 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
  • 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 full-time salaried position with an extensive benefits package, including:

  • Generous paid vacation time (4 weeks paid time off and 6 holidays that accrue with tenure)
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Free family membership to the YMCA
  • 50% discount on childcare, summer day camp and resident camp services
  • Discounts on Y Programs for yourself and family members
  • 25% discount on birthday parties, pool, and gym rentals
  • After qualifying, 8% employer contribution to retirement fund