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Assistant Director                         $11/hr  

 

  Shirley Leavell Branch
  40hrs M-F 9:30am-6:30pm

Under direct supervision, assists in overseeing school age programs, operations, and staff of one or more assigned sites for children over four (4) years of age.  Performs duties of school age staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: to perform this position 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.  In addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance in the workplace is an essential function of this position.

  1. Regular attendance at Employer’s place of business and/or during particular hours, as assigned, is an essential function of this position. Employee must comply with and follow YWCA’s attendance policy at all times, unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and granted, as required by law.
  2. Assists in supervision of day-to-day programs, operations, facility, staff, participants, business and record keeping for assigned site(s) for children age four (4) or older to ensure the safety and the physical, cognitive, social and emotional development of each child in a nurturing and appropriate environment.
  3. Supervises all program aspects in absence of Director.
  4. Assists in training new and tenured assigned employees to ensure compliance with standards, resolution of deficiencies identified in monitoring, and the improvement of overall program quality and staff development.
  5. Routinely performs duties of assigned staff or assigned site as needed or to fill or ensure qualified child/staff ratio, spending a minimum of 30% of time role modeling tasks..
  6. Assists in achieving Board approved objectives for designated site(s).
  7. Assists in implementation of approved developmentally appropriate and bilingual, bicultural curriculum that provides emotional, social, intellectual and physical growth of the children.
  8. Makes recommendations to enhance child development operations, curriculum, staffing patterns or professional development and ensures implementation of approved revisions.
  9. Under supervision of Director, is accountable for record keeping, accounts, budgets and regulatory compliance with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) standards and other appropriate government laws, regulations, and contractual agreements.
  10. Negotiates customer complaints and ensure customer service for parents and program participants.
  11. Ensures nutrition of children enrolled through direct supervision of kitchen staff, food management and compliance with USDA standards.
  12. Ensures enrollment by assisting Director with continued marketing of program(s).
  13. Monitors, detects and reports abuse or neglect according to Texas Family Code and TDFPS Minimum Standards.
  14. Participates in and cooperates with investigations into parent, participant or staff complaints, grievances, charges, claims and hearings as requested.
  15. Assists in selection and purchase appropriate materials and equipment and reporting transfer/disposal of equipment and needed repairs to supervisor.
  16. Maintains regular communications with supervisor to discuss progress, issues, and concerns.
  17. Conducts and attends training and meetings as required, including participation annually required hours of training per TDFPS minimum standards.
  18. Interprets YWCA purpose, imperative and mission to staff and public.
  19. Follows all YWCA policies and procedures, including safety procedures, at all times.
  20. Responsible for all equipment, supplies, documents and materials related to job.
  21. Communicates all problems and questions to supervisor.
  22. Complies with all federal, state, and local regulations.
  23. Communicates with all levels of staff and public as appropriate to the job.
  24. YWCA SUMMER CAMP ONLY:
    1. Provides full-time care at YWCA outdoor summer camp.
    2. Works closely in-ratio with activity leaders to carry out summer camp schedule of activities.
    3. Reports to director school age (activities and staffing) during summer camp.

 

EDUCATION
Must meet TDPRS minimum standard director qualifications which includes graduation from high school or equivalent, plus one of the following:

  1. Associate applied sciences degree in child development, or related degree with six (6) college credit hours in child development and six (6) college credit hours in business management and two (2) years experience in a licensed childcare facility; or
  2. Child Development Associate (CDA) credential with six (6) college credit hours in business management and two (2) years experience in a licensed childcare facility; or
  3. Sixty (60) college credit hours with at least nine (9) credit hours in child development or early childhood education, or the equivalent and six (6) credit hours in business management and two (2) years experience in a licensed childcare facility; or
  4. A day care administrator’s credential issued by professional organization or educational institution that is recognized by the Licensing Division based on published criteria and two (2) years of experience in a licensed childcare facility; or
  5. Three (3) years experience in a licensed childcare facility and nine (9) credit hours in childcare, child development or early childhood education and nine (9) credit hours in business management from an accredited college or university. Five (5) continuing education units (CEUs) may be substituted for each three (3) credit hours; or
  6. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with twelve (12) credit hours of child development or early childhood education, six (6) credit hours of business management and one (1) year of experience in a licensed childcare facility.

 

EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of related childcare experience required.
Previous supervisory experience required; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Love of children, patience, stamina and flexibility required.
  3. Must be able to work other than regular scheduled hours.
  4. Must be able to establish and maintain a positive community image.
  5. Must be able to cope with emergencies, adept at mediating/resolving disputes and problem-solving.
  6. Must be a self-starter, have creative energy, and be enthusiastic.
  7. Must be well organized and be able to handle multiple priorities.
  8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as listening skills, required.
  9. Excellent interpersonal skills required, with ability to interact at all levels.
  10. Must be able to work under pressure with constant interruptions.
  11. Must be able to work independently and autonomously as required.
  12. Must be able to make sound judgments, have excellent decision making skills, and possess strong conflict resolution skills.
  13. Bilingual capabilities in English/Spanish preferred.
  14. Must be familiar with operation of personal computer and data entry.
  15. Must have access to vehicle and possess valid driver’s license and sufficient liability insurance.
  16. Must have current certifications for CPR, first aid and food handling, within the first 30 days of employment. Must maintain these certifications throughout employment.
  17. Must supply physician statement of current negative TB test and freedom from communicable diseases.

STEM Tutor                               $10/hr 

 Afterschool Programs (3 positions)
15hrs. Mon –Fri 3pm-6pm

Under direct supervision, provides tutoring and mathematical enhancement activities in selected after school sites and summer camps.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: to perform this position 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.  In addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance in the workplace is an essential function of this position.

  • Regular attendance at Employer’s place of business and/or during particular hours, as assigned, is an essential function of this position. Employee must comply with and follow YWCA’s attendance policy at all times, unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and granted, as required by law.
  • Plans, directs and supervises tutoring activities for children ranging from ages 5-12 years.
  • Collaborate with the host schools to develop a plan of success and measure outcomes.
  • Provide monthly reports to Administrator on:
  1. Number of children participating in tutoring program each day
  2. Description of educational enhancement activities offered during the month
  3. Progression of each student
  4. Monthly schedule of the tutoring program for each site
  5. Program successes and challenges
  • Picks up and inventories supplies and equipment; makes requests for replacements; uses proper care in their use and storage.
  • Provides tutoring and implements math curriculum for after school children at assigned locations.
  • Complies with Texas Department of Family and Protective (TDFPS) minimum standards for childcare at all times.
  • Monitors, detects and reports abuse and neglect according to Texas Family Code and TDFPS minimum standards.
  • Prepares reports of any and all incidents to supervisor and Safety Coordinator in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Communicates regularly with supervisor during After School Program.

EDUCATION
Currently enrolled in Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree program. Mathematics background preferred.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must meet the requirements relating to Background Checks outlined by TDFPS.
  • Complete a notarized Licensing Affidavit for Applicants for Employment form.
  • Complete orientation to operation as specified in TDFPS Minimum Standards.
  • Must have an interest in children.
  • Must be able to motivate, engage and inspire children while remaining sensitive to their needs and capabilities.
  • Ability to be creative and resourceful required.
  • Must be able to cope with emergencies
  • Must have effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required, with ability to interact at all levels.
  • Must be able to work under pressure with interruptions.
  • Must be able to work independently and autonomously as required.
  • Must be able to make sound judgments.
  • Bilingual capabilities in English/Spanish preferred.
  • Must be familiar with operation of personal computer and data entry.
  • Must have access to vehicle and possess valid driver’s license and sufficient liability insurance.
  • Must supply physician statement of current negative TB test and freedom from communicable diseases.

 

Activity Leader                              $8/hr                                        

  • West (20 hrs) M-F 2:30pm-6:30pm
  • Far East (20 hrs) M-F 2:00pm-6:00pm
  • Northeast(20 hrs) M-F 2:00pm-6:00pm
  • East (20 hrs) M-F 2:30pm-6:30pm

Under direct supervision, provides supervised after school and summer activities at a school location and YWCA program locations for children five (5) years of age and older.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: to perform this position 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.  In addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance in the workplace is an essential function of this position.

 

  • Regular attendance at Employer’s place of business and/or during particular hours, as assigned, is an essential function of this position. Employee must comply with and follow YWCA’s attendance policy at all times, unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and granted, as required by law.
  • Plans, directs and supervises work activities of one or more staff members and/or volunteers.
  • Provides appropriate guidance, care and security within a nurturing environment to ensure safety, physical care and emotional well being of the children.
  • Provides a variety of supervised activities to young children, including, but not limited to, arts and crafts, dramatics, story hours, indoor and outdoor games, creative movement and free play.
  • Supervises children while swimming, in the gym or on field trips.
  • Plans and implements daily curriculum and lesson plans for assigned groups at worksite, including field trips and special program activities within approved budget structure.
  • Keeps accurate daily attendance and other required records.
  • Picks up snacks from designated sites or shops in accordance with established guidelines; follows proper storage and handling of snacks and distributes proportionally to children.
  • Pick-ups and inventories supplies and equipment; makes requests for replacements; uses proper care in their use and storage.
  • Acts as liaison between school worksite and YWCA.
  • Complies with Texas Department of Family and Protective (TDFPS) minimum standards for childcare at all times.
  • Monitors, detects and reports abuse and neglect according to Texas Family Code and TDFPS minimum standards.
  • Prepares reports of any and all incidents to supervisor and Safety Coordinator in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Receipts all fees as received, prepares reports and makes deposits as required.
  • Performs duties of assigned staff or assigned site as needed.
  • Communicates daily with supervisor during Summer Program to discuss progress, problems and concerns. Communicates regularly with supervisor during After School Program.
  • Attends training and meetings as required, including participation annually in 20 hours of training per TDFPS minimum standards.
  • Interprets YWCA purpose, imperative and mission to staff and public.
  • Follows all YWCA policies and procedures, including safety procedures, at all times.
  • Responsible for all equipment, supplies, documents and materials related to job.
  • Communicates all problems and questions to supervisor.
  • Complies with all federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Communicates with all levels of staff and public as                                                                                                                     appropriate to the job.

 

EDUCATION
High school graduate or equivalent required.

 EXPERIENCE
At least one year of experience in a licensed operation or similar experience as specified in the Minimum Standards for School Age and before or After School Programs.  Seventy (70) clock hours of training in child or youth development, recreational leadership, or management leadership as specified in the Minimum Standards for School Age and before or After School Programs.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have an interest in children.
  • Must be able to motivate children while remaining sensitive to their needs and capabilities.
  • Ability to be creative and resourceful required.
  • Must be able to maintain physical stamina for several hours.
  • Must be able to cope with emergencies.
  • Must have access to vehicle and possess valid driver’s license and sufficient liability insurance.
  • Must have current certifications for CPR, first aid and food handling.
  • Must supply physician statement of current negative TB test and freedom from communicable diseases.
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.

Activity Aide                              $7.80/hr                                              

Far East (18 hrs) M-F 2:30pm-6:00pm
West El Paso (18 hrs) M-F 2:30pm-6:00pm
Northeast(18 hrs) M-F 2:30pm-6:00pm
East (18 hrs) M-F 2:30pm-6:00pm

Provides supervised homework help, activity, enrichment and recreation for children five (5) years of age and older.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: to perform this position 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.  In addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance in the workplace is an essential function of this position.

 

  • Regular attendance at Employer’s place of business and/or during particular hours, as assigned, is an essential function of this position. Employee must comply with and follow YWCA’s attendance policy at all times, unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and granted, as required by law.
  • Provides appropriate guidance, care and security in a nurturing environment to ensure safety, physical care and emotional well being of the children.
  • Provides a variety of supervised activities to children including, but not limited to, arts and crafts, dramatics, story hours, indoor and outdoor games, creative movement and free play.
  • Supervises “fun-day” program activities of children to include swimming, sports and field trips.
  • Provides stimulating activities that will enhance the development of each child.
  • Complies with Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services (TDPRS) minimum standards for child care at all times.
  • Supports the activity and program of the School Age
  • Activity Leader.
  • Assists with lesson planning and activity implementation.
  • Assists with collection and manual receipting of program fees.
  • Communicates daily with Activity Leader and supervisor during summer program to discuss progress, problems and concerns. Communicates regularly with supervisor during After School Program.
  • Attends training and meetings as required, including participation annually in 20 hours of training per TDPRS minimum standards.

 EDUCATION
High school graduate or equivalent required.


EXPERIENCE
Three (3+) months experience working with children in  recognized  setting; or any equivalent combination of experience and/or training providing required knowledge, skills, abilities.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have interest in children and be able to motivate children while remaining sensitive to their needs and capabilities.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • Access to vehicle with required liability insurance and valid driver’s license.
  • Must have and maintain current certifications for CPR, first aid and food handling.

 

Substitute Leader                                               $9/hr

                                               

Substitute at various YWCA After School locations
 Mon-Fri – time varies from 2:30-6:30pm

Under direct supervision, provides supervised after school at a various school locations as needed and YWCA program locations for children four (4) years of age and older. Also provides supervision for children (6) years of age and older at the YWCA Summer Camp location when applicable.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: to perform this position 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.  In addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance in the workplace is an essential function of this position. Substitutes are required to be available and ready to work when called on as needed.

  1. Regular attendance at Employer’s place of business and/or during particular hours, as assigned, is an essential function of this position. Employee must comply with and follow YWCA’s attendance policy at all times, unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and granted, as required by law.
  2. Plans, directs and supervises work activities of one or more staff members and/or volunteers.
  3. Provides appropriate guidance, care and security within a nurturing environment to ensure safety, physical care and emotional wellbeing of the children.
  4. Provides a variety of supervised activities to young children, including, but not limited to, arts and crafts, dramatics, story hours, indoor and outdoor games, creative movement and free play.
  5. Supervises children while swimming, in the gym or on field trips.
  6. Plans and implements daily curriculum and lesson plans for assigned groups at worksite, including field trips and special program activities within approved budget structure.
  7. Keeps accurate daily attendance and other required records.
  8. Picks up snacks from designated sites or shops in accordance with established guidelines; follows proper storage and handling of snacks and distributes proportionally to children.
  9. Pick-ups and inventories supplies and equipment; makes requests for replacements; uses proper care in their use and storage.
  10. Acts as liaison between school worksite and YWCA.
  11. Complies with Texas Department of Family and Protective (TDFPS) minimum standards for childcare at all times.
  12. Monitors, detects and reports abuse and neglect according to Texas Family Code and TDFPS minimum standards.
  13. Prepares reports of any and all incidents to supervisor and Safety Coordinator in accordance with policies and procedures.
  14. Receipts all fees as received, prepares reports and makes deposits as required.
  15. Performs duties of assigned staff or assigned site as needed.
  16. Communicates daily with supervisor during Summer Program to discuss progress, problems and concerns. Communicates regularly with supervisor during After School Program.
  17. Attends training and meetings as required, including participation annually required hours of training per TDFPS minimum standards.
  18. Interprets YWCA purpose, imperative and mission to staff and public.
  19. Follows all YWCA policies and procedures, including safety procedures, at all times.
  20. Responsible for all equipment, supplies, documents and materials related to job.
  21. Communicates all problems and questions to supervisor.
  22. Complies with all federal, state, and local regulations.
  23. Communicates with all levels of staff and public as appropriate to the job.
  24. YWCA SUMMER CAMP ONLY:

–       Provides full-time care at YWCA outdoor summer camp.

–       Works closely in-ratio with assistant director school age to carry out summer camp schedule of activities.

–       Reports to director school age (activities and staffing) during summer camp.

 EDUCATION
High school graduate or equivalent required.

EXPERIENCE
At least one year of experience in a licensed operation or similar experience as specified in the Minimum Standards for School Age and Before or After School Programs.
Seventy (70) clock hours of training in child or youth development, recreational leadership, or management leadership as specified in the Minimum Standards for School Age and Before or After School Programs.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Must have an interest in children.
  3. Must be able to motivate children while remaining sensitive to their needs and capabilities.
  4. Ability to be creative and resourceful required.
  5. Must be able to maintain physical stamina for several hours.
  6. Must be able to cope with emergencies
  7. Must have effective verbal and written communication skills
  8. Excellent interpersonal skills required, with ability to interact at all levels.
  9. Must be able to work under pressure with interruptions.
  10. Must be able to work independently and autonomously as required.
  11. Must be able to make sound judgments.
  12. Bilingual capabilities in English/Spanish preferred.
  13. Must be familiar with operation of personal computer and data entry.
  14. Must have access to vehicle and possess valid driver’s license and sufficient liability insurance.
  15. Must have current certifications for CPR, first aid and food handling. Must maintain these certifications throughout employment.
  16. Must supply physician statement of current negative TB test and freedom from communicable diseases.