EXTENDED DAY SITE COORDINATOR

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3039337
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 7, 2019

Job Description

Title: Extended Day Site Coordinator

 

Reports To: Director of Community Education

 

Summary: The Site Coordinator is responsible for oversight and implementation of the Extended Day and after school enrichment programs and services. This position oversees and directly supervises head teachers, teachers, and assistant teachers for the Extended Day Program and is ultimately responsible for all volunteers who work in the Extended Day Program. This position also manages the After School Enrichment Program including oversight of instructors. This position is scheduled for 39 hours biweekly and is not eligible for benefits.

 

Responsibilities and Duties
Extended Day:
• In concert with other staff and stakeholders, develops program curriculum and structure each academic year
• Ensures program includes activities that contribute to the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical well-being and growth of each participant
• Helps troubleshoot issues with staffing, participants, parents, etc. Responsible for assisting with finding substitutes when staff members call out sick or schedule time off.
• Works with the Director of Community Education to secure resources for programs for unique enrichment classes
• Responsibilities include assisting with the recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and supervising department staff and volunteers, performance evaluations, goal setting, professional development, and addressing complaints about supervisees’ work
• Coordinates training and orientation of new staff and training and orientation of existing staff taking on new responsibilities
• Delivers regular feedback to staff through group and one-on-one meetings
• Plans and facilitates monthly meetings
• Offers emotional support and guidance to staff
• Develops and maintains positive and effective relationships with school district personnel, community leaders, educators, school officials, community partners, and other individuals or organizations involved in youth development.
• Works with the Director of Community Education to create a formal evaluation system
• Distributes and collects staff and parent surveys
• Other duties as assigned by the Director of Community Education

 

After School Enrichment:
• Works with the Community Services Coordinator to create a catalog three times/year for distribution to all families in the school.
• Enters all classes into the online registration system, eCommunity.
• Processes all after school enrichment program registrations in a timely fashion using the online registration system.
• Tracks enrollment of all classes and works with the Community Services Coordinator to make decisions on class cancellations.
• Helps troubleshoot issues with enrollment, participants, parents, etc.
• Works with the Community Services Coordinator to secure resources for programs for unique enrichment classes.
• Develops and maintains positive and effective relationships with school district personnel, community leaders, educators, school officials, community partners, and other individuals or organizations involved in youth development.
• Works with the Director of Community Education to create a formal evaluation system
• Distributes and collects staff and parent surveys
• Other duties as assigned by the Director of Community Education


DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
This list of knowledge, skills, and abilities is intended to be comprehensive. Competitive candidates may possess some of these qualities, with greater strengths or deeper experience levels in specific areas.
• Bachelor's Degree preferred or Master's (e.g., Education).
• At least three years of experience working with elementary school aged children.
• Ability to maintain confidentiality of student information.
• Excellent supervision, management, and leadership skills, including knowledge of mentoring, evaluating, and inspiring staff.
• Excellent organizational and independent working skills.
• Excellent office management and computer literacy (IT) skills (including MS Office applications and internet research).
• Excellent written, oral communication, networking, negotiation (conflict management and resolution), and presentation skills.
• Experience with after school program development and coordination.
• Experience supervising staff.
• Enthusiasm for community education and commitment to youth development and services.
• Certification in First Aid/CPR.
• Trained in playground safety or ability to be trained.

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. The Director of Community Education may waive or modify the qualification requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, assessment data or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups including staff, parents, and the general public. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely in written and oral communication.

 

REASONING ABILITY:
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to develop effective working relationships with students, staff and the school community. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form. Operates standard office equipment such as computer and Xerox machine.
Ability to maintain appropriate confidential records. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements.

 

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 stand and walk for considerable periods of time. The employee is also required to sit at a computer screen and read it and printed matter with or without visual aids; talk, hear and understand speech, and be understood, at normal levels in person and on the telephone.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee interacts with other staff and occasionally must meet multiple demands from several people.

 

The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

 

  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Job Category : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
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    Contact Information

    • Jennifer Bove , HR Admin
    • 82 Oakland Road
    • Reading, Massachusetts 01867

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