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School Age Site Administrator

Company: YMCA of Delaware
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Administrators addresses the emotional, cognitive, social, and physical needs of both an individual and groups of children while effectively communicating with parents.

Essential Responsibilities

  • To bring consistency and build quality to the Before/After Care program by being on-site 50% of the program's operating hours.
  • Supervise the site(s), children, group(s), and all activities as assigned while exhibiting safe, healthy, developmentally appropriate childcare practices.
  • Provide daily care for children including feeding and supporting social/emotional needs.
  • Encourage, engage, and support children in all classroom activities including Instructional times, mealtimes, transitions, and gross motor
  • Implement positive behavior management techniques.
  • Plan, implement and actively participate in daily age-appropriate classroom activities to ensure all children are provided an opportunityto learn. This includes ensuring a variety of literacy, health living, STEM and physical activities are provided daily.
  • Observe children and document their progress and development.
  • Communicate effectively with co-workers, branch administration, and parents to develop & maintain positive relationships that encourage collaboration1 consistency and increase parent participation.
  • Ensure all members receive exceptional experience by meeting the needs of the customer in a timely and polite manner.
  • Ensure the facility and all equipment/supplies are clean, well-maintained, and free of hazards daily.
  • Complete and maintain required program documentation including, but not limited to, children's attendance, meal counts, emergency drills, and daily parent communication.
  • Attend and actively participate in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and ongoing professional development trainings.

    Leadership Responsibilities

    • Ensure all YMCA and State mandated regulatory standards, policies and protocols are always adhered to including Licensing, Stars and DPH.
    • Attends and completes all required trainings as assigned.
    • Reports program needs and concerns to Child Development Director.

      Minimum Qualifications

      • Education and Experience: To meet licensing requirements, the School Age Administrator must be at least 20 years of age and must meet one of the following qualifications:
      • Option 1: At lease a high school diploma or equivalent recognized by DOE and successful completion of at least 12 college or university credits from a regionally accredited college or university in recreation, elementary education, school-age care, or school-age administration and six months experience working with children kindergarten through sixth grade in a group.
      • Option 2: At lease a high school diploma or equivalent recognized by DOE and successful completion of at least 6 college or university credits from a regionally accredited college or university in recreation, elementary education, school-age care, or school-age administration and the school-age bundle offered by the Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood and six months experience working with children kindergarten through sixth grade in a group.
      • Option 3: At lease a high school diploma or equivalent recognized by DOE and successful completion of the school-age bundle offered by the Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood and twelve months experience working with children kindergarten through sixth grade in a group.
        • Complete a physical & tuberculosis screening and provide a physician's documentation of both within 30 days of hire.
        • Successful completion of a comprehensive criminal history, child abuse & adult abuse background check as required by the State of Delaware.
        • Proficient active listening skills to understand and adapt to the various needs of children and parents.
        • Patience and compassion suitable for working with young children.
        • Ability to provide activities for children that encourage healthy development.
        • Ability to exercise control and maintain classroom discipline.
        • Ability to provide a supportive and caring environment for children and staff.
        • Be mentally and physically capable of caring for a large group of children alone in a classroom
        • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diversecommunity.

          Preferred Qualifications

          • Multi-lingual skills
          • Prior experience working with youth in a group setting.
          • Develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds,
          • Flexible and willing to accommodate the needs of the early childhood community and staff team.
          • Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
          • Ability to persuade and influence others.
          • Knowledge of early childhood /school age education programs and techniques,
          • Knowledge of child development theory and practice.
          • Have an awareness of the unique needs of young children and have appropriate expectations of their abilities.
          • Preference will be given to candidates who can work either 5 mornings, 5 afternoons or both to ensure continuity of care for our students.

            The YMCA of Delaware is an equal opportunity employer. The Y maintains a work environment in which staff are treated fairly and with respect and in which discrimination of any kind will not be tolerated. In accordance with federal, state and local laws, we recruit, hire, promote and evaluate all applicants and staff without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, familial status, marital status, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, disability, veteran or military status, domestic or sexual violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Unlawful discrimination will not be a factor in any employment decision.

            Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

            The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: YMCA of Delaware, Newark , School Age Site Administrator, Other , Newark, Delaware

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