BEFORE/AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Salary Schedule: …..Non-Exempt; Part-Time, $12/ hour
Last Update: ………..August, 2016
Under the supervision of the Youth Enrichment Coordinator the Before/After School Program Director is a non-exempt position under FLSA, responsible for overseeing before/after school programming at a Turner Unified School District elementary school program location. This position is responsible for maintaining academics, enrichment, recreation and operation of a designated program site while supervising at least one other staff member and up to 120 children. This employee must be able to prioritize work and make changes as needed on a daily basis while exercising sound independent judgment. This employee must possess knowledge of before/after school programming and the development, implementation, and coordination of programs and services that meet the needs of the whole child. This employee’s work schedule traditionally occurs on weekdays between 7 AM to 8:30 AM and 3 PM to 6 PM during the Turner Unified School District..
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Experience and Education: This position requires a person who is 18 years of age or older and meets one of the following requirements:
License/ Certification: Employee must have a valid driver’s license. Must maintain automobile liability insurance on vehicle used to perform job duties for TRC of at least $100,000 single limit or such other amount as TRC policies may require in the future. CPR, First Aid, AED certification, bloodborne pathogen training, and Hepatitis vaccinations or the ability to obtain these within 30 days of employment.
Technical Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrates an understanding of licensing regulations applicable to the program, child and youth development principles, administrative and supervisory skills, designing and facilitating professional development, experience working with academic curriculum, an understanding of age-appropriate activities and services, the ability to communicate clearly, skills and abilities to implement the program of activities, the ability to foster positive, healthy relationships with children or youth, and the competence to manage the program in compliance with the program policies, the program plan, and the State of Kansas regulations. Demonstrates an ability to prioritize one's own work and an ability to define, measure, and evaluate results. The ability to plan and coordinate tasks, understand and anticipate problems, interpret written instructions, reports, and manuals is essential. Employee must have the ability to concentrate and accomplish tasks despite interruptions, perform a variety of tasks simultaneously or in rapid succession, and perform job responsibilities in a timely manner in order to meet scheduled deadlines. This employee must possess physical and mental abilities to work independently, follow oral and written instructions, and possess above average written, verbal, and non-verbal communication skills. This employee must be able to operate a computer, calculator, copier, and other office equipment.
Problem Solving: Independent problem solving is essential. This employee encounters problems with participant, parent, employee, and citizen complaints and incidents. Demonstrates an ability to resolve work related issues.
Decision Making: Independent decision making is involved. This employee makes decisions about resolving complaints and correcting issues, and performing supervision duties in the most efficient manner. This employee must have the ability to use good professional judgment, honesty, and integrity in decision making as well as make immediate pressure related decisions.
Supervision: This employee is subject to direct supervision from the Program Director and overall supervision by the Executive Director and has some supervisory responsibility over subordinate personnel.
Financial Accountability: This employee is responsible for department equipment and has no purchasing authority.
Personal Relations: Daily contact with program participants and parents, the general public, co-workers, and moderate contact with supervisory personnel.
Core Values: This employee is expected to be honest, fair in his/her dealing with the public and co-workers, and maintain a reputation that is above reproach. This employee is expected to attend work regularly and be punctual, present a work setting professional appearance and behave professionally, maintain confidentiality of records and departmental information, and foster positive working relationships and accept new responsibilities. This employee must have a strong emphasis on effective and efficient child care skills.
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. Working in a classroom setting with children ages 5 – 12 years old is the primary environment of this position. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
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 regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk. The ability to lead and plan activities and games is necessary. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. The employee must be able to access all work sites required for the position. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and possess average physical mobility, strength, and agility. The employee is subject to pre-employment physical examination with a written statement from the physician as to the employee’s ability to meet the requirements of the position and also subject to drug and alcohol testing.
Duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. Omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. The State of Kansas and Turner Recreation Commission are at-will employment jurisdictions.
Job Type: Part-time