School-Age Childcare Director

Seeking an experienced leader for our afterschool program!
Job Description

This position is a chance to make a huge impact on the community and the health and wellbeing of our youth! The Hampshire Regional YMCA is seeking an enthusiastic, playful, experienced leader for our afterschool program. The HRYMCA School-Age Childcare program operates directly in 4 local elementary schools on Monday through Friday afternoons: Bridge Street School, Jackson Street School, Ryan Road School, and Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School. Each school site is overseen by a dedicated Site Coordinator, and the director is responsible for overseeing the full team of leaders and frontline staff. The ideal candidate is able to uphold the well-respected reputation of these flagship programs, as well as being willing to bring an innovative approach to youth programming.

Qualifications
  • 5 years’ experience in EEC licensed childcare programming required, preferably in a leadership role
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
Essential Functions
  • Assist the Senior Program Director of Youth Development in developing and maintaining high-quality afterschool programming
  • Maintain EEC licensing requirements in all areas of the program at each site
  • Support Site Coordinators in developing innovative enrichment activities for children in programming
  • Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate all afterschool staff, as well as take responsibility for all associated administrative work
  • Manage weekly Site Coordinator meetings and monthly all-staff meetings
  • Develop, manage, and monitor operating budgets for the department
  • Manage parent concerns and communication across the program