Posted: Sunday, August 27, 2017 6:43 PM
Job Description JOB SUMMARY: Meet or exceed all policies and procedures mandated by all internal and external agencies. Provide a safe and healthy environment for children. Plan, implement and participate in educational activities for children that promote the development of cognitive, social, emotional, physical and language development of each child. Provide ongoing assessments of children’s progress to communicate development milestones. Supervise and manage staff and children with the purpose of following the agency’s goals and values Develop, encourage and maintain positive relations with parents and co-workers. Assist in maintaining Staff and Children’s records, including enrollments. Participate in parent conferences as needed. Ensure that all parents receive letters and communication concerning program and their child or children. Familiarize the parents of newly enrolled children with the Center’s expectations and routines. Communicate all significant incidents to Center Director. Be available to community groups for public events that pertain to children and families. Assume additional related duties and responsibilities as enumerated by the Center Director. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Supervision/Health and Safety Supervise and monitor the children at all times. Implement all activities in a safe efficient manner. Use positive redirection, positive language and positive reinforcement to guide the children in your care. Recognize, document and take appropriate action of suspected child abuse and neglect, illness or accident. Program Plan, develop, prepare and Implement educational activities including a variety of themes and subjects, such as language development, math development, diversity, gross and fine motor skills development, self-help skill development, science, art, music, health and hygiene and self-esteem. Individualize one-to-one and group activities to reflect the unique needs and strengths of all in each group. Follow a consistent schedule which includes small and large group experiences for each child. Enhance the program using a variety of techniques which include modeling, observing, questioning, demonstrating and reinforcing for the children. Assist Lead Teacher in observing, assessing and evaluating each child’s progress in your group keeping written records. Parent Relations Respect and communicate in a professional manner with parents to build long term relationships with families. Communicate with parents on a regular basis on each child’s progress and the activities of each area (daily notes home, what we did today, notes posted t door, etc.) Maintain confidentiality concerning child issues and handle this information in an appropriate manner. Staff Relations Promote and maintain good working relationships with other staff members as well as members of the management team. Participate in scheduled staff meetings. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Minimum one year experience in a supervisory role in a licensed Child Care Facility. Must be at least 18 years old High School Diploma, Associates Degree/CDA preferred Current CPR and First Aid Certification Shaken Baby Syndrome Training SIDS Training Must meet or exceed licensing requirements for age, education and experience QUALIFICATIONS: Meet Department of Family and Protective Services requirements for a Child Care Director. At least one year experience in a licensed child care facility that includes infant, preschool and school age children Must be proficient with the use of workforce technology (ie computers and smartphones) with the ability to complete basic tasks including but not limited to electronic lesson planning, sending and managing emails, navigating data bases, keeping files and folders organized, using the internet, and other basic functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Valid Driver’s License and Liability Insurance. Ability to perform all job requirements satisfactorily and meet the Education/Experience, Personal Skills/Characteristics, Reasoning Ability, Physical Conditions, Work Environment and Environmental Conditions listed below. PERSONAL SKILLS AND CHARACTERISTICS: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to relate to adults and children. High energy level. Resourceful and well organized. Strong customer service skills. Strong commitment for doing what is right for young children. REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written and oral form. Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to an emergency or a crisis situation. PHYSICAL CONDITIONS: Requires normal range of hearing and vision. Requires the ability to lift 50 pounds. Requires daily standing, sitting, bending and stooping. WORK ENVIRONMENT: Ability to work overtime and odd schedules. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. No or very limited exposure to physical risk. Exposure to childhood diseases. This position description does not list all the duties of the job. Incumbent may be asked to perform other functions and duties. Incumbent will be evaluated in part based upon performance of the responsibilities in this job description. Clayton YES! is committed to providing equal employment, to all qualified applicants and staff regardless of race, race, color, gender, creed, religion, national origin, disability, economic status, sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by applicable federal or state laws. Clayton YES! provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Company Description Clayton Youth Enrichment Services is a not for profit childcare provider in Fort Worth, TX. We provide curriculum based after school programming at more than 85 Elementary and Middle Schools throughout Fort Worth.
• Location: Fort Worth
• Post ID: 64509333 fortworth