May 11, 2020

BASE Program Site Director

  • TrulyHired
  • Thornton, CO, USA
Full-time Administrative

Job Description

SUMMARY: Directs the operation of the District BASE Program that offers before school, after school, Kindergarten and summer enrichment activities. Duties include monitoring and managing student enrollment, attendance, safety, discipline and staff-to-child ratio; supervising staff; responding to calls and inquiries; managing tuition payments; implementing age-appropriate and educational activities for students; performing record keeping; ordering supplies; conducting staff meetings; participating in site director meetings; managing budget-related items; completing required forms for students; and developing required reports.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

? Must be at least 21 years old.
? Must meet or exceed the education and experience requirements for a School-Age Child Care Center Program Director as established by the Colorado Department of Human Services:
? Four-year college degree with a major in recreation; education with specialty in art, elementary or early childhood education; or a subject in the human service field. Copy of transcript required.
? OR Two years of college training and 6 months (910 hours) of satisfactory and verifiable full-time or part-time equivalent experience since age 18 in the care and supervision of four or more children. Copy of transcript/certificate and employer letter outlining employment verification.
? OR Three years (5460 hours) of satisfactory and verifiable full-time or part-time equivalent experience since age 18 in the care and supervision of 4 or more children and completion of 6 semester hours or 9 quarter hours or 40 clock hours of training in course work applicable to school age children within the first 9 months of employment. Copy of transcript/certificate and employer letter outlining employment verification.

? Criminal background check required for hire.
? CPR, First Aid and Universal Precautions certifications required within 90 days after entering position. Will be required to take medication administration training as needed.
? Must complete the following district courses within one year of entering position: ?Classified Evaluation Training?, ?Facilitating Improved Performance?, and ?Progressive Discipline?.
? Annual continuing education of at least 9 hours related to one or more of the following: child growth and development, health and safe environment, developmentally appropriate practices, guidance, family relationships, cultural and individual diversity and professionalism.

? Critical thinking and problem solving skills.
? Supervisory skills.
? Training skills.
? Basic knowledge of age-appropriate developmental and enrichment activities for school-age children.
? Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
? Ability to manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptions.
? Ability to manage multiple priorities.
? Ability to diffuse and manage volatile and stressful situations.
? Ability to promote and follow Board of Education policies, Superintendent policies and building and department procedures.
? Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse ethnic and
educational backgrounds.
? Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.

? Operating knowledge of typical office equipment, such as telephones, copier, fax machine, E-mail, etc. required within 1 month after entering position.
? Operating knowledge of District audio/video equipment, pagers, two-way radio and alarm systems required within 1 month after entering position.
? Operating knowledge of personal computers and peripherals required within 3 months after entering position.
? Responsible for interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; making recommendations on terminating employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.
? Responsible for supervising the behavior and well-being of students in the classroom, getting on and off the bus, on recess, etc.

? Responsible for and adherence to the site budget.
? Monitor budget accounts to ensure expenses do not exceed budgeted amounts.
? Monitor purchasing cards and petty cash.
? Collect and record tuition payments, follow-up on and collect on delinquent accounts, prepare and deliver bank deposits and submit remittance advice forms


Salary placement on our Classified Salary schedule is dependent on the Grade for the position being posted and employees' previous work experience. "Grade" refers to position or job classification and "Step" refers to number of work experience credit or service years. Initial placement will be at the Grade for the position step 1.


Employees regularly scheduled to work twenty (20) hours per week or more are eligible to receive the district contribution towards insurance benefits as defined in the Classified Master Agreement Article 11.3, 11.4, and 11.5 and are eligible for benefits described within this article. Employees regularly scheduled to work less than twenty (20) hours per week, or employees

whose employment is temporary, are not eligible for benefits described within this article. Please refer to the Classified Master Agreement for more information.


All applicants (current district employees and external applicants) should list any and all work experience, including current district experience, when completing the employment application. Please include job titles and duties that you held while doing that job. Since the Human Resource department uses the application to screen for minimum qualifications required for each job, it is important to have a complete application so you will be considered for the position you are applying for.


  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Categories : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
Athletics & Activities > After School Programs
Contact Information
  • Nicole Stone
  • 1500 E 128TH AVE
  • Thornton, Colorado 80241

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