Oneida Family YMCA & local elementary schools 701 Seneca st Oneida , New York, 13421 Google Maps
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Under the direction and supervision of the School Age Child Care Director, and in harmony with the Christian nature and purposes, and the established policies, goals and objectives of the YMCA of the Greater Tri-Valley, the School Age Site Director works as a supportive leader among staff to provide effective programs and a warm, safe, loving and nurturing environment in which the child can grow physically, emotionally and intellectually.
1. Establish positive relationships with parents, children, school personnel and other staff members.
2. Be a positive role model.
3. Plan and implement quality program curriculum and lesson plans of the daily program, including Character Development, Arts and Crafts, STEM, active games, and snack.
4. Oversee supervision of children and staff. Maintain that children are never left alone. Make sure all children are watched at all times according to NYS OCFS regulations.
5. Perform monthly site inspections and ensure that state regulations are being met.
6. Maintain housekeeping at each site.
7. Oversee positive reinforcement and disciplinary needs of children.
8. Maintain a physically and mentally safe environment for the children.
9. Actively support and participate in YMCA functions as notified by the Multi-Site Director including but not limited to Changing Lives Campaign Events.
10. Attend all required staff meetings and give input on programming issues.
11. Attend all required trainings.
12. Oversee record-keeping including daily attendance, monthly supply requests, DSS paperwork, newsletter information, lesson plans, breakfast and snack attendance.
13. Perform at least three drills monthly.
14. Follow and enforce Association and SACC policies.
15. Maintain required amount of children as needed to maintain budget.
16. Create publicity and promotions for the YMCA and site.
17. Responsible to maintain all site and YMCA regulations.
18. Attend YMCA programs for snow days and other school holidays/vacation days/days off as needed by the YMCA.
19. Substitute at other YMCA SACC sites as required by the Multi-Site Director.
20. Perform annual reviews on Site Assistants.
21. Actively pursue training and learning opportunities and certifications relating to the position. Maintain current certifications required by the position.
22. Is committed to maintaining a workplace free from all forms of harassment
23. Adheres to policies related to boundaries with youth.
24. Attends required abuse risk management training.
25. Adheres to procedures related to managing high-risk activities and supervising youth.
26. Reports suspicious or inappropriate behaviors and policy violations.
27. Follows mandated abuse reporting requirements.
28. Create an environment of interest, confidence, and support, within which the children can grow.
• Change Leadership: Facilitates, co-creates, and implements equitable change for the good of the organization and/or community.
• Engaging Community: Builds bridges with others in the community to ensure the Y’s work is community-focused and welcoming of all, providing community benefit.
• Volunteerism: Engages volunteers and promotes social responsibility at all levels of the organization.
• Collaboration: Creates sustainable relationships within the Y and with other organizations in service to the community.
• Communication & Influence: Listens and expresses self effectively and in a way that engages, inspires, and builds commitment to the Y’s cause.
• Inclusion: Values all people for their unique talents, and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion, and global work, as well as cultural competence.
• Critical Thinking & Decision Making: Makes informed decisions based on logic, data, and sound judgment.
• Fiscal Management: Manages the Y’s resources responsibly and sustains the Y’s nonprofit business model.
• Functional Expertise: Executes superior technical skills for the role.
• Innovation: Creates and implements new and relevant approaches and activities that improve and expand the Y’s work and impact in the community.
• Program/Project Management: Ensures program or project goals are met and intended impact occurs.
• Developing Self & Others: Develops self and supports others (e.g., staff, volunteers, members, program participants), both formally and informally, to achieve their highest potential.
• Emotional Maturity: Demonstrates ability to understand and manage emotions effectively in all situations.
Education, Training & Work Experience
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.
• CPR, First Aid and AED Certification
• Must be over the age of 18 years old.
• Must meet all Association-Wide training requirements in addition to those set forth by their Supervisor.
• Must be able to pass a Nationwide Criminal and Sex Offender Registry Background Screening.
• Must ensure that the physical and social environments for program delivery reflect the Y’s definition of character and values
• Must meet the qualifications to be a School Age Child Care Site Director according to New York State Office of Children and Family Services Licensing requirements.
Associate’s degree in Child Development, Elementary Education, Physical Education, Recreation or a related field AND Two years of direct experience working with children less than 13 years of age, including at least one year in a supervisory capacity in a child care program or related field of work.
New York State Children’s Program Administrator credential AND Two years of direct experience working with children under the age of 13 years, including at least one year in a supervisory capacity in a child care program or related field of work.
School Age Child Care Credential or other Office recognized credential specific to the school-age developmental period. AND Two years of direct experience working with children under the age of 13 years, including at least one year in a supervisory capacity in a child care program or related field of work.
Two years of college with 18 credits in Child Development, Elementary Education, Physical Education, Recreation or a related field AND Two years of direct experience working with children under the age of 13 years including at least one year in a supervisory capacity in a child care program or related field of work.
Specialized Knowledge, Skills & Certifications
• Human relation skills with the ability to relate to staff, volunteers, children, parents and community members.
• Knowledge of school age children’s development.
• Experience implementing programming for school age children.
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Stand; walk; sit; run; use hands and fingers; handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, bend; and talk to hear.
• Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.