Afterschool Program Site Director Job Opening

Afterschool Program Site Director

Bennington-Rutland Supervisory Union

Manchester Center, Vermont
Category: Guidance Counselor

The After School Program (ASP) Site Director will oversee the after school program in a school with the specific responsibility for routine general administrative duties, staff supervision, and compliance with licensing requirements of the Vermont Child Development Division of the Agency of Human Services and Department for Children and Families. This position reports directly to the Director of After School Programming and consults regularly with the school Principal(s) and other school staff as needed.Essential Functions: Presence at ASP site every day from 3:00 through 5:30Ensuring a safe, developmentally appropriate atmosphere for the children in ASP Maintaining ASP site facilities so they are clean, neat and well-orderedComplete all required state and federal associated snack paperworkComplete all associated attendance and billing paperwork in a timely manner as necessary, logging all attendance and payments received following the procedures of the BRSUCreate a monthly means of communication with parents and guardians, (i.e.- newsletter, flyers, newspaper, website posts, etc.)Manage lesson plans for the ASPEnsure all necessary documentation is posted as required by State of Vermont regulationsManage monthly fire drills and document as requiredCheck bus notes, parent pick-ups and absences daily and document absences on the sign-in/sign-out sheetsCreate and manage the daily sign-in/sign-out sheets and master attendance listNotify the classroom teachers and front desk staff of any changes in attendance and update the master listCoordinate with classroom teachers, special education staff, and guidance counselors to ensure that the educational and behavioral needs of all ASP students are being addressed and metEnsure that all required first aid equipment is present and available to the program and re-stock as necessaryMaintain STARS certification and/or Specialized/Advanced Specialized Care designation as site appropriateMentor and educate new ASP staff members, including but not limited to completing the ASP Staff Orientation within 30 days of employmentEnsure that staffing always reflects the state approved ratio and supports the safety of all students and staff members present Monitor the staff to child ratio and decrease staff accordingly Communicate any student or staff issues, needs or concerns with the appropriate school and BRSU representativesFulfill all essential duties of an ASP staff member Complete all other duties as assigned Required Skills: Skilled in communicating clearly and tactfully accurate information to both staff members and family membersAbility to communicate effectively and age appropriately with children ages 5 thru 12 in a manner that is positive, friendly, and respectful in a variety of circumstances, settings and during potential behavioral challengesSkilled in recognizing behavioral cues, social stressors and interpersonal difficulties in children ages 5 to 12Ability to find the fun and create an enriching, engaging, and safe environment that appeals to all students The ability to work independently and practice attention to detail while following applicable procedures and all mandated regulationsModel a positive attitude at all times for both staff and students