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Site Director

Company: Heart of the Valley YMCA
Location: Guntersville
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Afterschool Site Coordinator will be responsible for building afterschool program team that works well together, overseeing the educational quality of the program and implementing the program model to create the best learning environment for our students.
This position requires the individual to perform a broad range of activities and duties needing full range of motion, including manual and finger dexterity and hand and eye coordination. This position requires the ability to provide excellent service to program participants and other stakeholders.
Work involves the supervision of school age children. Employee must have the ability to provide a safe, constructive and educational environment for the program participants at the school site.

  • Communicate and promote the YMCA mission, goals and objectives to children, parents and the community at large.
  • Participate in the afterschool program planning process prior to the start of the program. Collaborate with the Director of Youth Development and Social Responsibility in the selection of staff.
  • Assist with site enrollment plan development, enrollment, completion of the enrollment paperwork, parent events and follow up calls.
  • Ensure that curriculum and supplies are received and distributed prior to program start and maintained throughout the program.
  • Along with Instructional Coach, deliver on-site training to staff in preparation for program launch.
  • Ensure that the goals of the program are achieved for each student.
  • Manage and evaluate staff to ensure proper staffing ratios, instruction and success of the program.
  • Input and report required information in 21st Century Community Learning Centers System.
  • Coordinate activities and events for parents, students and staff; including field trips, guest speakers, and community service projects.
  • Manage the established budget for the program.
  • Oversee the use of date driven instruction utilizing formative assessments.
  • Work closely with the Instructional Coach to ensure students are receiving meaningful and engaging instruction.
  • Implement and maintain a positive behavior management system that is clear and aligns with the school, district and state requirements.
  • Ensure health and safety of participants at all times.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations and requirements.
  • Serve as the connection between afterschool staff and the students' parents to ensure support for their child's growth.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Youth Development and Social Responsibility. EXPERIENCE/PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)
    • Willingness to carry out the mission of the YMCA and its programs.
    • Ability to see that all business and safety records and procedures set up by the Association are completed accurately within the defined time schedule.
    • Ability to build effective working relationships with students, staff, parents and administrators.
    • Strong technical skills with ability to learn new programs quickly.
    • Passion and commitment to improving the quality of education for children living in under-resourced communities.
    • Experience working in urban/rural communities and managing an out of school time program or other community-based youth program.
    • Experience working in an elementary school environment.
    • Strong leadership skills with experience in managing school age behavior.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Strong administration, organization and technical skills. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATIONS
      • CPR, First Aid certificate within first 60 days of employment.
      • Completion of Child Abuse Prevention training required prior to supervision of children.
      • High school education.
      • Must be at least 21 years of age.
      • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
      • 2 years' experience working with school-age youth preferred. PERSONAL QUALITIES
        • Ability to work as a team leader and builder/member.
        • Has a leadership presence in all situations.
        • Able to work with diverse populations.
        • Professional appearance and behavior.
        • Able to prioritize and meet deadlines.
        • Able to research, analyze and solve problems.
        • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
        • Positive attitude.
        • Adhere to drug free/tobacco free workplace policy.
        • Desire to work in a YMCA setting in accordance with the YMCA mission.

Keywords: Heart of the Valley YMCA, Huntsville , Site Director, Executive , Guntersville, Alabama

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