AFTER SCHOOL DIRECTOR
Position Summary: CUP After-School Programs seek to provide holistic, Christ-centered, positive youth development for students in K-8th grades. In accordance with the mission and vision of Cincinnati Urban Promise, the After-School Administrator will inspire their team to build a great program. Motivating others to do their best, you effectively manage the day-to-day operations to ensure quality throughout the center.
Manages staff by planning work schedules, evaluating staff performance, and developing performance improvement plans.
Is responsible for the development and implementation of curriculum, which includes coaching, communicating and interpreting standards with teachers.
Be accountable for the operation of the after school program, ensuring that the school is operating in accordance with organization and state licensing standards.
Be responsible for ensuring an educational, caring and safe environment for the children and parents.
Spark imagination, build self-esteem and help children discover new things each day.
Promote the positive image of the organization and play a major role in making the organization a provider of choice in educational programs for the communities that we service.
Recruit, select and retain quality staff in cooperation with the Director of Programming.
Help achieve sustainability for the program and the organization through recruiting and enrolling students, resourcing materials, and writing grants as needed.
On an on-going basis, plan, evaluate and improve the physical environment in the classroom to create opportunities to meet the changing needs of the developing child.
Demonstrate cultural competency and respect for the child's background by incorporating the cultural, linguistic and familial values and beliefs into the childcare program and lesson plans.
Maintain ongoing, open communication with parents/ caregivers - ensuring that families are at the center of the plans and that parents are empowered and engaged in their children’s education.
Ensure that each family receives an opportunity to build strong relationships and experience clear communication with teaching staff.
Maintain accurate, complete and timely client and agency records; Completes daily meal and attendance records.
Maintains up to date emergency forms, curriculum plans, individual child development profile and other records as needed and remain in compliance with all state requirements and quality controls.
Assures a healthy, safe, clean and developmentally appropriate environment for children
Functional Job Requirements:
Staff must believe in and act in accordance with both the Agency's and the program's mission statements.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Associates/Bachelor's Degree or have a Career Pathways Lever 3 or above.
Must have previous supervisory experience and possess decision-making abilities.
Must complete and maintain current status in First Aid, Common Childhood Illnesses, Child Abuse Prevention and CPR.
Physical stamina, patience, and a love for interacting with children.
Must possess oral, auditory and written communication skills appropriate for interacting with both children and adults.
Must be capable of directing the daily administrative, program related, and supervisory responsibilities of an Early Childhood Care and Education program including complying with all ODJFS and SUTQ rules.
Must complete background check and medical evaluation.
Bilingual candidates strongly preferred.
$30,000 per year, $5,000 per year health care stipend