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Afterschool Group Leader - South Manatee Y Branch

Company: The SKY Family YMCA
Location: Bradenton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the position is responsible for the direct care, supervision and well being of all children enrolled in the Before/After School Program/Summer Camp, for children ages 5-12.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Release children ONLY to authorized persons (must ask for ID) * Organizes and executes all activities for enrolled children. * Monitors the program area at all times to ensure safety, and immediately makes changes as necessary. * Provides a positive environment for all participants, and actively encourages participation to ensure growth and development. * Exemplifies appropriate behavior and is a role model for participants; actively listens to all children and shows patience, understanding, and respect for others. * Instructs and guides participants through the rules of the program and ensures adherence; disciplines children within established guidelines of the YMCA and parent, and only when appropriate. * Immediately reports all unusual incidents or accidents to the Program Director, and fills out all applicable and necessary reports. * Records daily attendance and maintains accurate and complete records. * Ensures the childcare facility is neat, orderly and free of all safety impediments. * Develops and fosters interpersonal relationships between participants, and is pro-active creating an environment of cooperation, friendliness, and helpfulness towards staff and customers. * Develops and maintains age appropriate activities. * Ensures all necessary supplies are on hand and well maintained at all times. * Other job-related duties as assigned may be necessary to carry out the responsibilities of this position.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ALL POSITIONS:

* Will appear clean, neat, and appropriately attired in accordance with the Association's Policy on personal appearance * Will adhere to all policies as stated in the YMCA Handbook * Will be trained in and adhere to all policies and procedures including but not limited to privacy, confidentiality and security policies and procedures within department * Sets measurable goals and evaluates achievement of goals * Reports to work at the scheduled time and works as scheduled * Completes work in a timely, accurate and thorough manner * Nothing in this job description restricts management's job to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time

QUALIFICATIONS:

* High School Diploma * Successfully complete State of Florida Criminal History Background Check requirements as well as meet the Association's policies on background screening * Prior experience working with children * Able to adhere to drug/alcohol/smoke free workplace policy * Able to maintain confidentiality * Positive attitude

CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

* Infant/child CPR & First Aid * Annual completion of YMCA Blood Borne Pathogens training * Annual completion of YMCA Child Sexual Abuse Prevention class * Successfully complete DCF background screening requirements as well as meet the association policies on background screening. * 40 clock hours of Introduction to Child Care Training class*(State Mandated) * 5 clock hours of Early Literacy and Language Development Training class* * 40 clock hours of annual In-Service training completed between July 1st and June 30th of each calendar year (CDA certified personnel only require 10 clock hours) * Additional training classes as recommended by Supervisor * Employee must enroll in these trainings within 90 days of hire date and must be completed within 1 year of hire date if not already completed. Professional Development/CEU's may qualify in lieu of requirement (seek assistance from your supervisor). Failure to comply with requirement will result in immediate termination.

Keywords: The SKY Family YMCA, Bradenton , Afterschool Group Leader - South Manatee Y Branch, Other , Bradenton, Florida

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