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All Star Kids Site Director

Bennington Public Schools Foundation Bennington, NE
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Site Director Job Description

Site Directors report directly to the All Star Kids Program Director. The Site Director position is a part­time position, requiring a thirty­ two (32) hour time commitment each week.

Job Summary

To provide direction and oversight to the employee and children involved in the after school activities of the All Star Kids Program. Manages employee by directing their activities, and provides feedback and discipline as appropriate. Ensures employee carries out activities in support of the program’s goals and objectives. Creates and fosters a team environment to ensure the success of Foundation goals and objectives. Establishes and maintains open communication with staff, school employees, parents, and children. Ensures state licensing requirements are met and the program is conducted in a safe and healthy environment. Job expectations of the position are governed by the policies and procedures as stated in the BPSF All Star Kids Employee Handbook and/or as mandated by BPSF All Star Kids Administration. Site Directors report to the Program   Director.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

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.

Knowledge of:

  • Management principles
  • Age and developmentally appropriate activities for children.
  • State licensing requirements.

Ability to:

  • Interact with children of various ages and abilities in a positive and appropriate manner.
  • Plan safe and developmentally appropriate activities for registered students.
  • Understand and follow protocol for various emergency procedures.
  • Prepare and maintain departmental records, reports, and correspondences pertaining to the functions of All Star Kids.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of appropriate communications, documents, and transactions.
  • Perform job duties efficiently while managing frequent interruptions.
  • Plan and organize work, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • Guide, direct, and develop staff.
  • Cultivate a team environment.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with parents, district employees, board members, and All Star Kids staff.
  • Operate standard office equipment.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Provide a high level of customer service to various groups including children, parents, and district employees.
  • Work all on­site hours from 6:15am­8:15am and 2:30pm­6:00pm during the school year and work 35+ on­site hours over the summer program.
  • Maintain good work habits, including punctuality and attendance.
  • Function in various work settings, including gymnasiums, outdoor play areas, field trips, school buses, swimming pools, etc.

Skills in:

  • Negotiation and persuasion techniques.
  • Active Listening.
  • Problem solving and decision making.

Required Education and Experience

  1. High School diploma or GED equivalent. Must be at least 19 years of age.
  2. Meet one of the following requirements:
    1. Two years minimum previous experience working in organized group activities for young children (verified by a positive reference from a former employer/supervisor).
    2. Successful completion of 6 credit hours or 36 clock hours of Department approved in­service in child development, early childhood education, or child care administration.
    3. Child Development Associate Credential/ Associate degree in child development, early childhood education or child care administration/ Bachelor degree from an accredited college/university and at least 6 credit hours in child development or early childhood education/ or a Bachelor degree in child development or early childhood education.
  3. CPR and First Aid Certification or ability to obtain certification.

 

Physical Requirements

Seeing and hearing: read documents, answer phones, communicate in person                                                                                                                                                                         75­-100%

Standing and walking                                                                                                                                                      75-­100%

Sitting                                                                                                                                                                              0­-24%

Climbing, stooping, squatting, and kneeling                                                                                                                                                                           25-­49%

Dexterity: utilizing phone, typing, and writing                                                                                                                                                                              0-­24%

Lift in excess of 10 pounds                                                                                                                                              0-­24%

 

Essential Job Functions

All Star Kids Program Development and Site   Management:

  • Works with Program Director to plan and implement safe age and developmentally appropriate activities, routines, policies, and procedures in support of short and long range goals of the All Star Kids Program.
  • Maintains a safe, clean, and healthy environment in accordance with all relevant laws and regulations.
  • Ensures all state licensing requirements are met and maintained.
  • Determines and provides a variety of nutritious snacks within state and budget guidelines.
  • Oversees or assists with setting up and clean-up of snack/art time
  • Responsible for planning and coordinating Them Weeks which include art, science, and trivia projects.
  • Monitors and maintains needed supplies by personally shopping for needed supplies. Submits orders to Program Director and works within budget guidelines.
  • Understands and is able to execute various emergency procedures as trained.
  • Responsible for conducting fire and tornado drills to ensure compliance with state requirements.
  • Completes weekly Director Reports, tracking employee and child attendance, discipline reports, accident reports, menus, sign in/out processes, time off requests, etc.
  • Responds promptly to inquiry and complaints from All Star Kids employee and district staff.
  • Collects fees from parents and forwards monies to the Program Director on a timely basis.
  • Opens and closes building and rooms when arriving and departing from site.

 

Supervises and Interacts with Children at All Star Kids:

  • Ensures constant and appropriate level of supervision of children by overseeing, monitoring, and directing the activities of employee and children.
  • Actively participates in site activities as appropriate and provides positive guidance to both children and staff.
  • Establishes and maintains open communication with parents, staff, and children in a respectful manner.
  • Conducts Midline­roll call for the afternoon care to ensure all children are accounted for and attendance is properly tracked.
  • Assists with behavior sheets, write­ups, and accident reports and communicates issues and events to children, parents, and Program Director as appropriate.
  • Provides appropriate care for children who become ill, are injured, or are upset.
  • Helps clean up children and soiled garments resulting from toileting issues or other bodily fluids.

 

Employee Management:

  • Develops employee through performance feedback, training, and coaching.
  • Disciplines and redirects employees as necessary.
  • Manages employees and all activities of the All Star Kids Program in an effort to ensure confidentiality of sensitive information pertaining to staff, families, and children is maintained.
  • Motivates employees and fosters an environment of trust, mutual respect, and teamwork to accomplish All Star Kids Program objectives.
  • Attends employee meetings and in­service trainings.
  • Conducts employee meetings as necessary.

In­Service Training Requirements:

  • Attends twelve (12) hours of in­service training on an annual basis (January 1st­ - December 31st).

Benefits

Paid Holidays:

Site Directors will receive seven paid holidays per year, earning 5.25 hours of pay for each holiday.

The seven (7) paid holidays will include Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, the Friday following Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Paid Time Off:

Site Directors will receive paid time off based on their years of service to the All­Star Kids program, as follows: six months to three years of service= 12 hours paid time off; four to seven years of service= 18 hours paid time off; and seven or more years of service = 30 hours paid time   off

Notes:

  • The All­Star Kids calendar year will run from September 1 to August 31 each year.
  • Paid time off must be used before the end of the calendar year.
  • Paid time off will not accrue and will not be paid out at the end of the year if it is not used.
  • Paid time off may be used for sick time, personal time, vacation, or emergencies.
  • Paid holidays and paid time off will only become available to Site Directors and assistant Site Directors who have held the position of director for at least six months.

Job Details

Date Posted November 9, 2017
Date Closes December 9, 2017
Located In Bennington, NE
Job Type Part-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Hours 32 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 2
SOC Category 11-9031.00 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center / Program
Zipcode 68007
Name Lance Sindelar
Address 11620 North 156 Street
City, State and Zip Bennington 68007
Phone 402-672-4810

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