Child Care Program Coordinator - Full Time

 

The Child Care Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Child Care Director with the overall operations of a YMCA child care center providing quality experiences for children that focus on the core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring of the YMCA.

Essential Functions

  • Manage all classrooms at the center ensuring compliance with policies and licensing guidelines.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the program curriculum and activities.  
  • Practice continuous quality improvement, evaluating programs, and implementing changes as needed.
  • Develop and distribute parent communications, including monthly calendars and quarterly newsletters.
  • Ensure that observations and evaluations of each child are completed.
  • Maintain required records and files.
  • Work with lead teachers to ensure proper staffing and ratios within the center at all times.
  • Assist the Program Director in reaching enrollment and revenue goals.

 

Qualifications - Required

  • Minimum age of 18 and must meet the State of Minnesota Department of Human Services Rule 3 teacher qualifications.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Adult and child CPR or CPR/PR, First Aid, and AED Certifications within 30 days of hire date.
  • Commitment to working with school age children in a recreational setting and a sincere desire to have a meaningful effect on their lives.
  • Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Qualifications - Preferred

  • Degree in education or recreation
  • Education or experience in child development, child guidance, human relations, communication, or recreational programs.

Physical Demands

  • Lead and participate in activities that may include running, throwing, and kicking.

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