School Age Childcare Director

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Job Description

To support BASE site leads and part-time staff, while maintaining DHS standards and progressing the program through Keystone STARS at our four sites in the Great Valley School District elementary schools.

Qualifications
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Special Education, Elementary Education, or the Human Services field OR
  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Special Education, Elementary Education, or the Human Services field and one-year experience with children OR
  • Associate degree with a minimum of 3 years’ experience
  • At least 4 years’ experience working with children and some credits in education or related field work. (CDA, in school for education or related field)
  • Demonstrate ability to develop and teach skills
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Must keep an up-to-date DHS file with a current physical
  • Ability to effectively use technology for programmatic needs
  • Obtain and maintain all new hire certifications and trainings within 90 days of hire
Essential Functions
  • Leads the program’s daily operations including scheduling, communication, and maintaining program statistics and audits to monitor and evaluate the quality of the program.
  • Recruiting and hiring diverse educators who meet the qualifications required by licensing and quality assurance standards. Onboards, trains and develops educators and staff.
  • Engages the site team and school to meet the needs of the families served.
  • Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
  • Develops utilizes functional expertise to assure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Ensures that YMCA program standards are met, and safety procedures followed.
  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions; develops and maintains collaborative relationships with peers, parents and educators, and community organizations (e.g., state childcare licensing agency, school administration) to maximize program impact and drive overall outcomes; maintains regular, clear, and concise communication within area of responsibility.
  • Participates in activities to support family engagement and participates in Y activities, such as committees, special events, and fundraising.
  • Ensures compliance with all YGBW policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.