Just for Kids at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary 2495 William St. 106Cheektowaga , New York, 14206Google Maps
Region : Western New York
Job Type :
Minimum age : 18
Anticipated Start/End Dates:
Number of Available Positions:1
Specific Days Needed: MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Minimum Education: Some College - minimum of 18 credits in education or a related field of study
Area of Focus:Academic Support/Homework HelpArts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater)Community Service/Service LearningHealth/NutritionLeadership/MentoringSports/Recreation/Fitness
Just for Kids, awarded Employer of the Year by Buffalo State and the University at Buffalo, is looking for an enthusiastic, creative, and motivated staff who have a passion for working with today’s youth to oversee the day to day operations of our Before and After School Program at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary in Cheektowaga.
Just for Kids is a community centered non-profit organization that offers before and after school programming in the Amherst, Cheektowaga Central, Cheektowaga Sloan, Grand Island, Sweet Home, and Williamsville Central School Districts. We also offer programming in select private schools in Amherst, Hamburg, Kenmore, Swormville, and Williamsville.
The Program Manager oversees the daily operations of the assigned NYS OCFS licensed Just for Kids Before & After School location. To oversee the implementation of preplanned activities and create supplemental appropriate and engaging activities as needed for participants in a safe, supervised, structured environment, in alignment with OCFS regulations.
Oversee the implementation of age appropriate daily activities and model appropriate activities to staff as needed.
Schedule spaces of groups of children based on size, activity and maintaining ratios.
Manage staff working at the program location and ensure staff are providing direct, competent supervision of children at all times.
Create and disseminate regular staff communication to include upcoming week’s activities, schedule changes, special guests, etc.
Ensure a positive work environment for staff
Timesheet approval and performance evaluations for staff
Maintain positive daily communications with children and their families, staff, District operations, and the Just for Kids program at large.
Maintain accurate record keeping
Any other duties specified by the Director of Just for Kids School Age Programs.
This position is Monday through Friday mornings, 6:45am – 8:45am and Monday through Friday afternoons, 2:45pm – 6:00pm.
Flexible Work Schedules – No Nights or Weekends!
Competitive hourly rate
Performance, Attendance, Retention, Inspection, and Referral Bonuses
Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
Stellar Dental Discount Plan
Employee Assistance Program
Just for Kids School-Age Program Discount – Free or Reduced Child Care
Paid Sick Time
Just for Kids takes pride in the services we offer the community and our staff. We have won multiple awards for our childcare services and the manner in which we treat our staff.
– Network for Youth Success – Quality Leadership Award (2022)
– Buffalo Business First – Best Places to Work Finalist – (2015, 2019)
– Child Care Provider of the Year, Child Care Resource Network (2015)
– Employer of the Year – Buffalo State (2012) + University at Buffalo (2015)
– UB Nonprofit Internship Site of the Year (2015)
2 or more years of experience working with children 12 and under
1 year supervisory experience in a childcare setting
minimum of 18 credits of education related courses