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Website YMCA of Metropolitan Denver

YMCA of Metropolitan Denver

JOB LOCATION:  YMCA- Schlessman

HOURS/DAYS SCHEDULE:  Monday-Friday; This is a Full-time Position with 86.67 hours per pay period.

*Benefits Included

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Infant Program Supervisor (IPS), working as part of the Schlessman YMCA Early Childhood Team, will deliver professional customer service and relationship-building skills to create a welcoming environment at the YMCA. The INS will conduct an age-appropriate program in the Child Care center.  They are accountable for the children in their care and for operating within the YMCA and state guidelines. Under the direction of the Assistant Program Department Director, they will plan, organize, conduct, and deliver a quality program for children and families in our center.  The incumbent will also exhibit the core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility in all aspects of their work with the YMCA.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  

Maintain the Center in a clean, orderly, and hazard-free state; take the initiative to clean up/repair areas.
Greet children, parents, members, and staff by name and foster open communication.
Present yourself as a positive role model, and maintain a neat and clean appearance.
Maintain prompt hours.  Notify the supervisor of illness.  Secure a substitute in the event of an absence with the Director’s approval.
Work with staff members in a cooperative manner.
Attend scheduled staff meetings and training.
Conduct tours for prospective parents and schedule appointments.
Maintain a center waiting list with enrollment information.
Be responsible for children’s files and keep all information up to date as required by the State.
Ensure all classrooms are following State, Colorado Shines, and YMCA guidelines.
Post newsletters monthly.
Assist in evening Family Nights.
Assist in bi-yearly parent-teacher conferences following COR.
Keep written logs regarding complaints, staff issues, concerns, staff meetings, etc.
Hold bi-monthly staff meetings for department staff.
Conduct a monthly observation of each classroom to ensure quality program operation.
Report suspected child abuse situations to the Assistant Program Director.
Assist in other classrooms as necessary with Infants.
Support YMCA events and programs when requested.
Support Assistant Program Director in all areas.
Provide planning and implementation of age-appropriate experiences with various materials that correlate with the YMCA’s philosophy.
Responsible for lesson plans and follow-through.  Incorporate four core values in daily curriculum.
Maintain classroom records regarding accidents, medications, attendance, etc.
Actively participate in children’s activities which promote the Center’s goals and objectives.
Follow and enforce all YMCA and ECE procedures and policies, including: personnel guidelines, safety guidelines, facility access procedures and membership policies.
Carry out emergency plans as necessary.
Be dressed in appropriate attire and wear YMCA issued shirt at all times.
Attend and remain current on all mandatory trainings and staff meetings.
Be knowledgeable and supportive of the YMCA annual support campaign.
Assist Center Director or Assistant Center Director in interviewing new staff
Any other duties as assigned.
LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES:

Demonstrates Organizational Ownership
Flexible and Nimble
Servant Leader
Thrive in a Team Environment
Developing Self & Others
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Childcare employees will frequently be required to stand, walk, sit, use hands or fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, controls, reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.
The employee is sometimes required to taste and smell.  The employee is regularly required to lift and move 50 plus pounds.
Specific vision abilities include; close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  These physical demands are required in order to teach, care for, discipline and provide for overall safety of children for which this position is responsible.
While performing the duties of this job, this individual is occasionally exposed to wet and humid conditions, outdoor weather conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and potentially explosive materials.
The noise level in this employee’s work environment ranges from moderate to loud.
INTERPERSONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform and provide excellent customer service skills by exceeding member expectations! Consistently greet every person who enters the YMCA (by name, if known) and recognize all members and guests when they leave.
Engage in active listening with members and program participants in order to build relationships, understand individual’s goals and interests, and take the initiative to ensure the member has a positive experience.
Provide accurate information about membership and programs.
Help prospects and members experience the YMCA by introducing them to other staff and members.  By creating these interactions, we will demonstrate that the YMCA is a place where we take the time to connect, communicate and engage in respectful and friendly relationships. Develop new opportunities for members to interact with one another.  Be a “Relationship Builder” for the YMCA.
Be familiar with the mission statement and core values of the YMCA.  Model the core values while working and communicating with other staff members.
Always have a friendly, helpful attitude and wear a smile.
Actively listen, reflect, and respond to customer questions and concerns in a caring manner.  When the opportunity presents itself, go above and beyond to resolve the situation immediately.
Be familiar with the YMCA’s Mission, Character Development, and Program Goals.
Ensure safety and well-being of children at all times.

REQUIREMENTS:

The INS must be director qualified according to State guidelines.
Must be certified in first aid and CPR.
Must be willing to attend training to continually increase knowledge in the field of Early Childhood Education.
Must become familiar with and program with quality standards and State Guidelines.
Must follow YMCA procedures and guidelines.
Must be knowledgeable in High/Scope and COR Curriculum.
Must interact positively with parents, staff, supervisors, and children.
Requires good knowledge of child development, child rearing, parent counseling and common childcare issues, problems, and concerns.
Must have a minimum of 12 months experience working in an Infant classroom
Must have a minimum of 6 months supervisory experience.

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