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Assistant Childcare Director

Company: YMCA of Coastal Georgia
Location: Savannah
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

*GENERAL SUMMARY*

The Assistant Child Care Director will assist the Child Care Director in the daily operations and activities of CLC operations. The Assistant Director will also act as Director in the absence of the Director. In addition, every position in the YMCA of Coastal Georgia, Inc is responsible for upholding the Judeo-Christian principles that are central to our mission by modeling behaviors that exemplify the four pillars of character-caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES*

* Oversee daily operations and administrative duties to include billing, bus logs, meal sheets and attendance as assigned by the director.
* Daily functions include supervision of staff implementation of best practices in the classroom.
* Oversee the implementation of the Quality Rated process to include instruction in and modeling of best practices in early childhood education classrooms.
* In the absence of the director, supervise staff and provide written and verbal instruction for daily programming of activities.
* Oversee, store, record and administer medications according to proscribed instructions for all childcare participants.
* Assist in the annual campaign fundraising program for the YMCA.
* Maintain a positive and cheerful attitude with staff, parents, and children.
* Assist the director with completion of quality rated portfolio.
* Tracking staff training hours and keeping staff informed of training opportunities.

*SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*

The Assistant Child Care Director is responsible for helping to direct and coordinate activities for the CLC. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees according to YMCA disciplinary policies and procedures; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

*QUALIFICATIONS*

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.

* Ability to develop and implement daily activity schedules in accordance with Georgia Early Learning Development Standards (GELDS).
* Ability to foster positive staff, parent and child relations
* Ability to supervise multiple full and part-time staff.
* Must be able to pass a criminal background check and obtain authorization to work with children under the Georgia Department of Labor and YMCA guidelines.
* Experience in classroom quality assessment and knowledge and experience with ITERS and ECERS strongly preferred.

*EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE*

One to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. CDA or TCC in Early Childhood Education or closely related field.

*LANGUAGE SKILLS*

Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Uses courtesy and upholds judeo-christian values in every customer service interaction and maintains proper phone etiquette.

*TECHNOLOGICAL SKILLS*

Proficiency in Microsoft office suite. Comfortable using online applications and software to store and submit data. Ability to learn new technological skills as they become available.

*CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS*

* Pediatric and Adult CPR and First Aid required within 30 days of employment
* Health and Safety Certification and Fire Safety Certification required within 90 days of employment.
* Must be able to pass a criminal background check and obtain authorization to work with children under the Georgia Department of Labor and YMCA guidelines
* CDA or TCC in Early Childhood Education.

*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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to *50 pounds*. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Employee should be able to sit on the floor for extended periods of time and be able to get up and down from the floor easily.

*WORK ENVIRONMENT*

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually *moderate*.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $35,568.00 per year

Benefits:
* Health insurance
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* Monday to Friday

Experience:
* Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)
* Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:
* Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: YMCA of Coastal Georgia, Savannah , Assistant Childcare Director, Executive , Savannah, Georgia

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