DEPARTMENT:Community Enrichment Programs
ACCOUNTABLE TO:KidSpace Program Manager
FLSA STATUS:Non -Exempt
CLASS SUMMARY: Under general supervision implements the MOST program, ensuring a safe, creative, developmentally appropriate environment.
1.Assists in the supervision of Instructional Assistants, participate in the evaluation process, and resolve staff conflicts. Keep Program Manager informed with on-going communication.
Develops and utilizes developmentally appropriate materials which stimulate learning, exploration and creativity in children.
Participates in the development and planning of children's daily activities. Monitors children's activities to insure safety at all times, transitions children to and from the program. Maintains accurate attendance records at all times.
Participates in the development of the annual budget, purchasing of equipment and supplies, collecting and depositing of fees, and meets with parents to explain the billing process.
Maintains program files, student records and other confidential information. Dispenses prescribed medication to children upon the coordination with the school nurse and/or health technician.
Creates and maintains an environment which promotes cooperation, learning and enjoyment for children. Assists Program Manager to ensure center complies with all AZ DHS and Department of Education regulations.
Participates with Program Manager
in defining, establishing and maintaining standards of acceptable behavior using positive methods which support children's self-esteem.
Participates in promoting and maintaining parent-school relationships. Communicates with parents about basic program information and incidents involving their child. Fosters relationships with the Principals, Office Managers, teachers, and cafeteria staff with regard to the MOST program.
Represents the program at meetings and conferences. Attends professional development training and staff meetings.
Performs other duties as assigned.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Education, Recreation, or closely related field and two years experience working in a child care setting; or Associate degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Education, Recreation, or closely related field and three years experience working in a child care setting or Child Development Associate credential plus 24 hours Academic Course Work and three years experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Must receive CPR/First Aid and Food Handlers Certification within thirty days of hire date. MUST MEET DHS QUALIFICATION FOR LICENSING MANAGER.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:
• Implementing management practices including assigning and monitoring the work of others.
• Using personal computers to manage information;
• Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with co-workers, supervisor, parents, the general public, etc., sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
• Effectively relating to parents and students;
• Expressing ideas and information both verbally and in writing;
• Developing developmentally appropriate materials for use by children;
• Developing and implementing developmentally appropriate learning activities for children;
• Early childhood development and curriculum related to childhood development;
• Management theories and principles including supervision and organization;
• Personal computers and other various types of office and school equipment;
• Bookkeeping principles and procedures;
• Safety and health issues;
• Interpersonal communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students, etc. to exchange information.
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Job Category: Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager Contact Information
- Lydia Garcia
- 4650 W Sweetwater Ave
- Glendale, Arizona 85304