YMCA of Greater Kansas City

  • Preschool Site Supervisor, Highlands Elementary

    Job Location US-KS-Mission
    Req No.
    2018-3771
    Location Site
    Highlands Preschool Program
    Category
    Early Education Child Care
    Type
    Full-Time
    Minimum Salary
    USD $14.00/Hr.
    Position Hours
    7:00 am - 6:00 pm - Hours vary based on scheduling
    Additional Location Information
    6200 Roe Avenue, Mission KS, 66205
    Location : Location
    US-KS-Mission
  • Overview

    Positions Open for the 2018-2019 School Year

     

    Create and manage your very own preschool program to impact local youth! Join our YMCA Preschool Family as a Site Supervisor! The YMCA serves thousands of families a year by providing safe, fun, and engaging after-school programs for their children. Site Supervisors are responsible for the creation, implementation, operation, and management of one Preschool curriculum. In this role, you have the opportunity to put your personal flair on sharing and implementing the YMCA’s youth development focus areas of Global Inclusion, Healthy Living, Physical Fitness, and Character Development. 

    The Site Supervisor must meet Director Qualifications equivalent to site State Licensing Requirements. 

     

    Under the supervision of the Preschool Program Director, the Preschool Site Supervisor shall provide an appropriately safe, caring and enriching environment for the children enrolled in the YMCA Preschool programs. This position will lead the coordination, planning, supervision and implementation of all activities. The Site Supervisor may also be responsible for supervising a group of children. All services shall be provided in accordance with the standards established by the YMCA and state licensing regulations.

    Responsibilities

    • Insures that the program is operated in a safe and purposeful manner, and that all licensing and YMCA guidelines are met or exceeded.

    • Develops relationships and work with prospects, families, associates, school staff, district representatives, and state licensing representatives.

    • Keep a consistent headcount on all children present at site; communicate changes with all other associates.

    • Implements a system for supervision for areas specific to site such as playground and bathrooms to insure children are never left unattended or placed at risk.
    • Consistently demonstrate positive interaction with all children; talk to them and treat them with dignity and respect.
    • Manages associate-to-child ratios within licensing standards and according to Y policies for site coverage.
    • Follows up and reports on absent children to ensure the child’s safety.
    • Maintains accurate attendance, and sign-in/sign-out records, including the daily required sign-in/out sheet with parent or guardian’s signature.
    • Positively ID individuals picking-up before releasing children (picture ID necessary until you can personally identify them).
    • Monitors equipment and facilities for safety and security purposes and addresses concerns promptly.
    • Manages and oversees observational tool through training and mentoring new leads on the use of the online tool, checking input weekly, and assuring portfolios for all children are maintained.
    • Communicates important program issues and information to supervisors.
    • Completes all state licensing, financial, and Y reports in an accurate and timely manner and critical incident reports within 24-hours.
    • Offers two parent/teacher conferences each school year.
    • Attends all mandatory associate in-service and training events and maintains training requirements for licensing. 
    • Attends all Site Supervisor meetings and communicates relevant information to site associates.
    • Completes supply and equipment requests accurately and in a timely manner.
    • Maintains financial records and monitors bi-weekly fee payment process for site, including accounts receivables.
    • Collects bi-weekly fee and turns checks in to Program Director on a regular basis as needed for receipting.
    • Organizes and meets fundraising site goal and oversees the recruitment of at least one parent volunteer from the program to assist with meeting the goal.   
    • Make available to associates the required Health and Safety training as required by state licensing.
    • Educate staff in the appropriate developmental stages, and the proper classroom structure/ schedule based on these states.  Provide guidance for staff with classroom situations.
    • Visit the classrooms on a regular basis, with interaction with both associates and children. Assist in classrooms to maintain proper ratio.
    • Manages and plans No School Days at consolidated site.
    • Provides tours to prospective families as needed.

    Qualifications

    • Qualifications to obtain a Program Director approval in the state of Kansas, holding a license for over 100 children (see below).
    • Minimum of three years’ experience working in a group setting.
    • Experience in understanding and applying the principles of development and programming for both school-age and early learning.
    • Demonstrated experience in relationship building and leadership skills, preferably in working with families, building administrators.
    • Knowledge of state licensing standards and commitment to adhere to said standards.
    • Sensitivity to clientele and associates representing a variety of family, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.
    • Commitment and desire to provide quality school age and early learning programming at all levels.

     Qualifications for Program Director Approval

         One of the below options must be met to qualify:

    • Option 1:  Twelve credit hours in child development and early childhood education AND six months teaching experience in licensed centers or preschools.
    • Option 2:  A child development associate credential and one year of teaching experience in licensed centers or preschools.
    • Option 3:  An associate of arts degree or two-year certificate in child development AND one year of teaching experience in licensed centers or preschools
    • Option 4: An bachelor’s degree in child development or early childhood education, including a supervised practicum AND three month’s teaching experience in licensed centers or preschools

    Options

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