Full Job Description
If you are passionate about the field of education, enjoy on-going training, helping others grow, and have a sincere desire to cultivate our next generation of children, we have a position for you as an Assistant Site Supervisor. Making a difference in a child’s life is the most rewarding experience one can have during their professional career. The YMCA of South Florida is looking for site supervisors to work with children throughout Broward County. This commitment involves communicating and actively listening to the needs of our children, parents, and staff members. The Assistant Site Supervisor assists in overseeing a site’s supervision of staff, and the coordination of activities.
Assists in the supervision of the staff in the planning and implementation of activities for their assigned group of children in accordance to both age and developmentally appropriate practices as outlined by licensing agency, State of Florida and the YMCA of South Florida mission and YMCA Child Care Policies.
Assists in the supervision of students in various outdoor activities (e.g. sandbox, swings, climbing apparatus, field trips, etc.)
Organizes and assists the site supervisor with age appropriate activities by working with individual or small groups of students (e.g. games, art, music, science, language, nutrition, playground, computers, washing hands, etc.).
Communicates with school staff (e.g. principal, office personnel, maintenance, school nurse, cafeteria staff, etc.)
Monitors student behavior for the purpose of ensuring student compliance to established regulations and maintaining a safe and positive learning environment.
Performs record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. ordering and stocking materials; parent files, financial, sign in/out records, copying, attendance, written reports, etc.)
Adheres to the Child Abuse & Neglect Reporting requirements which mandate by law all child care personnel to report suspicions of child abuse, neglect, or abandonment. Ensures that the proper staffs to child ratios are maintained at all times and reports discrepancies to the Site Supervisor as needed.
Adheres to the YMCA of South Florida’s Risk Management procedures which requires that all incidents and accidents are reported within 24 hour
High school diploma or GED equivalent.
Minimum two years’ work experience in a licensed child care/day camp facility which includes direct contact with children and supervision of staff.
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to relate to both children and adults; understand, practice and model YMCA Character Development values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.
Certifications & Licenses:
The following DCF Training must be completed prior to hire:
Thirty (30) Hour Training Requirement consisting of (a) Child Growth and Development, (b) Health, Safety and Nutrition, (c) Child Care Facility State and Local Rules and Regulations, (d) Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect, and (e) Behavior Observation and Assessment.
Ten (10) Hour Developmentally Appropriate Module (preferred- School-Age Appropriate Practices).
Eight (8) Hours of in-service in working with children with Special Needs, or the Ten (10) Hour Special Needs Appropriate Practices Module.
Active First Aid and CPR certification
As a condition of employment, you will be required to submit to and satisfactorily clear a thorough Level II fingerprinting background screening.
The YMCA of South Florida is a Drug Free Workplace and is committed to the policy of Equal Opportunity prohibiting discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, political affiliation, age or disability.
Licenses & Certifications