For Kids Only Afterschool Site Director-Chelsea in Chelsea, Massachusetts
The Site Director will believe in the overall mission and goals of FKO, serve as a leader within the program and collaborat with parents, caregivers, teachers/faculty, and local community groups. The Site Director will report to the District Director of Programs. Site Director Responsibilities The overall responsibility of the Site Director is to manage and lead the day-to-day administration of the program and supervision of all children enrolled/staff employed, while ensuring program is in compliance with EEC regulations and FKO policies and procedures. Specific responsibilities include: Directly supervise out-of-school time educators, public school teachers, community content specialists, volunteers, youth leaders and others. Make recommendations for salary adjustments, dismissals, and promotions for employees in the program; Oversee the planning of intentional, project-based curriculum, planning and scheduling of staff and children, and the development of in-service training programs for the staff; Ensure all program activities are developmentally appropriate and aligned to selected academic and intermediary outcomes to enhance the social, physical, and intellectual well-being of the children and promote project based learning aligned to Common Core Standards and school improvement goals; Design and implement family and community events, as required by FKO and align family/community events and practices to needs of afterschool participants and families; Follow all data and evaluation requirements of EEC/QRIS, DESE and FKO, including but not limited to student outcome assessments and program/staff observations; Develop an atmosphere of support for the program within the community and act as a resource for families, school personnel and community members; Attend weekly FKO Site Director meetings, FKO Leadership Team meetings and all state-wide or regional meetings/trainings/workshops as required Participate in professional development opportunities, meetings and workshops, as required by FKO, EEC Connect with PTA, PTO, local Chamber, etc. to ensure positive connection with city/town; and Perform all other duties related to advancing the quality of programming that the District Director and Executive Director deem necessary. Bachelor?s Degree, with degree in Education or related field preferred; Minimum of two years? experience working with school-age children in a supervisory role; Bilingual (English/Spanish) -Required; Minimum of 20 years old and must pass EEC Background Check (CORI, DCF, SORI, Fingerprint) Knowledge of children\'s physical, emotional, and developmental patterns; Strong knowledge of Massachusetts Common Core Standards, general learning theories and curriculum development and EEC school age licensing; Demonstrate professional skills in the areas of curriculum planning; in-service training; program goal setting; federal, state and city funding sources; and establishing procedures for evaluating the progress of individual children and staff; Ability to travel throughout the City of Peabody and state of Massachusetts to meetings/trainings/workshops; and Willing to accept other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.