Job Description

Position Summary:

The Assistant Site Director will work with the Childcare Department supporting the Site Director in all aspects of the child care site. Including staffing, coaching, hiring, administrative work and curriculum in line with all state licensing guidelines. The Sites operate Monday - Friday during the school year when school is in session. Before school times could range from 6:30am-9am and afterschool from 12pm-6pm.The right candidate will be excited about working to strengthen the community and is a team player. They will also be an enthusiastic and organized individual that is great with children and parents.

Essential Functions:
1. Responsible for assisting in program development, planning and supervision in accordance with Title 22 requirements and partner agencies and YMCA standards.
2. Responsible for assisting in keeping site and program in compliance with State of California Licensing Regulations; correcting any deficiencies in the required manner, forwarding all inspection notices to supervisor.
3. Responsible for assisting in the supervision of staff and children in the program, administration of records and financial management, curriculum planning and implementation and public relations. Acts as the Site Director in their absence.
4. Responsible for accurate counts on all children that attend as well as following up with absent children.
5. Staff are to conduct health a check of children at the time of arrival to the program.
6. Attend all staff meetings, trainings and other YMCA functions as required by Supervisor as well as organize and run volunteer programs such as PAC (program advisory committees) and fundraisers.
7. Ensure the program has necessary supplies and equipment; report any issues to their direct supervisor.
8. Prepare lesson plans and develop lesson plans that are age appropriate and consistent with the mission of the YMCA. Assist Program Leaders in completion and creation of lesson plans.
9. Present subject matter to students; utilizing variety of methods and techniques such as lecture, discussion and supervised role-play in a positive environment.
10. Assist in ensuring Agency records are completed and submitted on time.
11. Maintain open lines of communication with participant, parents, staff and supervisor.
12. Perform other duties as assigned.

YMCA Competencies (Leader):

Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

1. Must be 18 years of age or older. High school diploma or equivalent required. College degree required and/or pass the District test.
2. Minimum of 1.5 years experience working with and supervising children. Experience with MAC and PC format computers is required. Bilingual with English/Spanish preferred. Some Childhood Education Child Development units preferred. Some college is required.
3. Current Pediatric CPR and First Aid Certification and Health & Safety Class required within first 3 months of employment.
4. Criminal Clearance: including fingerprints through Livescan.
5. Health Screening with Negative TB test and Negative drug test screening.
6. Immunization Record: Influenza or waiver, Tdap(Pertussis), and MMR(Measles) required.
7. Covid 19 vaccination preferred.
8. Complete all required online training(s).
9. Previous experience with diverse populations.
10. Ability to plan, organize, and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program activities

Working Conditions:
Environmental Factors: Indoor and outdoor facilities (e.g. childcare and recreational sites); exposure to heat, cold, potentially hazardous chemicals, toxic materials; work on slippery or uneven surfaces. Noise level is usually moderate.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, talk, hear, stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift, push, pull, and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.