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YMCA of Greater Seattle Program Supervisor, Kids University in Shoreline, Washington

Overview

Job Summary

As the Program Supervisor of our Kids University programs you will lead and develop our before and after school youth enrichment staff.Kids U is a set of enrichment classes such as art, sports, cooking, chess, and science. Children sign up for specific classes based on their interests and passions that are led by program instructors. This position will serve on an engaging and dynamic team, playing a key role in ensuring planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate activities and curriculum are provided to the participants. You will oversee the planning and implementation of a safe and quality child care program providing day-to-day support and overall management of the program site. You will supervise and evaluate the staff and volunteers, including hiring and training, maintaining required staff/child ratios and conducting regular staff meetings. You will be an important part of helping maintain professional relationships with families, facility/school personnel, and the community. This position is a regular on going positon that works within our youth enrichment programs throughout the year, in our before and after school programs during the school year and within one of our summer camps during the summer.

Responsibilities

  1. Ensures planning and implementation of culturally relevant and developmentally appropriate activities in accordance with the Youth Development goals of the YMCA. Is responsible for the quality and completion of all program plans, including lesson, behavior and event plans.

  2. Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates instructors/volunteers. Is responsible for professional development planning. Conducts staff meetings and organizes trainings. Maintains required staff/child ratios.

  3. Professionally communicates as needed confidential and evaluative information with parents/guardians including newsletters, individual parent communication and parent/teacher conferences.

  4. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.

  5. Maintains professional relationships with families, facility/school personnel and the community. May plan and conduct events for parents.

  6. Maintains required child/staff ratio. Provides direct supervision to a group of children.

  7. May maintain required records according to YMCA standards, including attendance records, registration information, accident reports and discipline records.

  8. Recruits new enrollments.

  9. Ensures that site supplies are maintained and purchased as necessary.

  10. May assist with developing and monitoring department budgets.

  11. Ensures developmentally appropriate classrooms including appearance, d├ęcor and cleanliness of site.

  12. May supervise a group of children to ensure their health and safety and to provide for a positive experience for each child.

  13. May prepare and serve snacks.

  14. Attends staff meetings and trainings as required.

  15. Other duties as assigned.

Who are you?

If you're the right candidate for the job, you love working with and mentoring new staff and are excited to spend your time impacting the lives of children and their families. You can strike a balance between completing administrative tasks and helping others to learn and succeed. You have the ability to oversee a group of children to ensure their health and safety needs are met while continuously providing a positive enriching experience for each child. You have an eye for quality programming and know how to provide support and a sense of belonging to others in order to generate a program that is successful and enriching for all involved.

Qualifications

You are 21 years of age or older and should have:

  • Three years or more ofexperience working with children; camps, child care, tutoring, nanny, etc.

  • One year or more of supervisory experience.

  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • Ability to model and demonstrate Y values; caring, respect, responsibility and honesty.

  • Experience planning and implementing group activities.

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:

  • Thrive on working in a collaborative environment

  • Are very adaptable

  • Have high ownership and strong work ethic

  • Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet

  • Truly enjoy being of service to people

  • Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together

  • Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all

At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility. We also believe in supporting the wellbeing of our employees and offer a free Y membership as a benefit of employment.

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana .

ID 2019-8009

Type Regular Full-Time

# of Openings 1

Location Dale Turner Family YMCA - Meridian Park Elementary

Category Youth and Family Programs

Address 17077 Meridian Ave N

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