Child Care Center Director

November 6, 2020

Website United Neighborhood Centers of NEPA

Child Care Center Director

United Neighborhood Centers has an opening for a full time Child Care Center Director. The Child Care Center Director is responsible for the general management of the facility, including the following minimum duties:

(1)  Administering finances, personnel, maintenance, meal planning and preparation and transportation.

(2)  Administering the facility’s program objectives and activities.

(3)  Designating a staff person who is responsible for compliance with this chapter in the Director’s absence.

(4)  Coordinating and planning daily activities with the group supervisors or with the assistant group supervisors in school-age program.

(5)  Overall program planning.

(6)  Written evaluation of staff persons on a regular basis, a minimum of one evaluation  every 12 months.

Responsible for adequate supervision of all children under your care

  • Maintain a healthy, congenial atmosphere for children and a positive thinking example for Child Care staff falling under your guidance and leadership
  • Is responsible for the supervision of all Child Care staff, which includes conducting regular staff meetings, scheduling, coordination with transportation contractor and personnel, staff evaluations, and coordination with other UNC Directors
  • Is responsible for implementation of daily program activities for all Center staff
  • Is responsible for staff meetings with agendas focusing on professional development activities, include discussions of quality and its impact on the program.
  • Is responsible for the timely collection of parent’s fees.
  • Ensure the program’s day-to-day compliance with the Regulations of the Department of Human Services governing Child Care programs.
  • Maintain constant vigilance in matters concerning safety of Child Care physical plan and Child Care equipment.
  • Maintain adequate supplies for successful programming.
  • Provide for the nutritional needs of the children by adhering to the established menus for meals and snacks
  • Maintain frequent contact with Child Care parents, informing them of the children’s progress, activities, behavior, etc.
  • Initiate conferences with the children’s parents and Director of Children and Teens when necessary.
  • Refer parents to counselors and other social service agencies when needed in conjunction with the Director of Children and Teens
  • Perform necessary paperwork duties, in compliance with Child Care Regulations
  • Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings with Director of Children and Teens, parent meetings, and workshops
  • Work in cooperative manner with other staff and other programs using facilities and existing space.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Special Education, Elementary Education, or the Human Services field AND one year of experience with children.
  • Bachelor’s degree including 30 credit hours in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Special Education, Elementary Education, or the Human Services field AND two years of experience with children.
  • Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Special Education, Elementary Education, or the Human Services field AND three years of experience with children.
  • Associate’s degree including 30 credit hours in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Special Education, Elementary Education, or the Human Services field AND four years of experience with children.

 

Join the ranks of a GREAT Non-Profit organization committed to helping those in the communities we serve.  UNC offers our regular full and part-time employees a great benefits package to include a superior healthcare plan, dental. Generous holidays schedule, plenty of sick, vacation and personal days off, and a 5% contribution to your retirement plan. Apply now!

UNC of NEPA is equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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