After School Program Site Coordinator
Company: Town of Brookline
Posted on: November 16, 2022
The Town of Brookline is seeking a full-time Admin Lead Teacher
- After School Program Site Coordinator to provide administrative
leadership, supervision, and coordination of the Brookline
Recreation Department's After School Program (ASP) located at the
Eliot Recreation Center in Brookline, an attractive space with
large indoor/outdoor play areas. The After School Program is for
Brookline Public School students who are in grades K-4. This
program offers a safe and supportive alternative between school and
home for children. Activities include outdoor play, ice skating,
golf, open gym, cooking, arts & crafts, homework, seasonal
activities and field trips. ASP is a collaborative working
environment for staff and families.
The Admin Lead Teacher - Site Coordinator will plan, implement and
maintain developmentally appropriate programming and activities
with input from teachers in the classroom; including appropriate
classroom space, materials and equipment; provides a nurturing,
consistent, developmentally appropriate environment that meets the
cognitive, emotional, social and physical needs of the Center's
children, and other related tasks as required. Develops and
maintains parent relationships, collaborate with colleagues, and
take part in continuous professional development, which ensures a
quality learning environment and meets the developmental needs of
children aged twelve months to five years.
Qualifications: EEC Lead Teacher qualified, Director I qualified is
required, Director II preferred. Bachelor's degree in child
development, early childhood education or a related field and a
minimum of two years' experience as an elementary teacher, or an
equivalent combination of training and experience that includes an
Associate's degree in child development, early childhood education
or a related field. One to three years of experience with record
keeping and systems management, or a combination of equivalent
years and experience. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work
cooperatively and communicate well with others, verbally and
writing. CPR, First Aid and valid MA Driver's license is required.
40 hours per week during the school year.
Starting salary $58,309 annualized plus generous benefits and
excellent working conditions. Please review the job description
below for qualifications and duties. Please apply with resume and
cover letter by November 13, 2022.
Admin Lead Teacher - After School Program Site Coordinator Job
The Administrative Lead Teacher-After School Program is the Site
Coordinator, supporting the daily administrative duties and
functions of the After School Program of the Recreation Department.
As Site Coordinator the position provides leadership, supervision,
and coordination of the After School Program which provides an
environment that meets the cognitive, emotional, social and
physical needs of for elementary school-aged children, facilitating
learning through passionate delivery of high-quality programming.
Perform all other related tasks as required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The essential functions or duties listed below are illustrations of
the various types of work performed. The omission of specific
statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the
work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the
Responsible for providing a nurturing, consistent, developmentally
appropriate environment that meets the cognitive, emotional, social
and physical needs of the children. Evaluate children's development
on a regular basis, and work with specialists or outside services
designated to a child. Plans, implements and maintains
developmentally appropriate programming and activities with input
from teachers in the classroom; including appropriate classroom
space, materials and equipment.
Develop and maintain positive and effective communication with
parents, create a welcoming and supportive environment for parents.
Cultivate positive relationships with families, teachers, state
licensing authorities, community contacts and partners.
Serve as a leader in the classroom to ensure a positive,
collaborative and professional atmosphere, serve as a model and
provide support to teachers; work cooperatively with all ASP and
Brookline Recreation Staff. Attend staff meetings, prepare for and
lead monthly team meetings. Maintain team meeting notes and plans
Maintain children's attendance and ongoing development records and
portfolio. Conduct formal observations and assessments of children
in classroom two times per year, schedule and conduct parent
conferences to review child assessment two times per year.
Responsible for the safety and well-being of children in the
classroom through management and supervision. Maintain a
well-organized and clean space conducive to growth and learning,
including daily inspections of all facilities, equipment, and
supplies. Participates in emergency response such as evacuation
procedures and CPR/First Aid.
Ensure compliance with all EEC regulations and guidelines through
planning, implementation, coordination and oversight. Promote
positive discipline practices that support problem solving and
conflict resolution consistent with the staff handbook and EEC
standards, rules and regulations.
Provide supervision and guidance to teaching staff; conduct and
coordinate in-service trainings and assist staff in meeting
professional development goals. Generate lead Teacher performance
assessments and provide feedback to the Assistant Director of
Recreation on the progress of professional development goals and
objectives. Assists in the achievement of enrollment and
Monitors child-related food allergies, special needs, medical
conditions, behaviors, accidents or incidents requiring medical
attention, or matters requiring parental notification and reports
concerns to the Assistant Director of Recreation.
Responsible for ensuring children adjust successfully to a
classroom, and foster positive relationships between children and
Performs similar or related work as directed, required, or as
The Administrative Lead Teacher- Afterschool Program reports to the
Assistant Director of Recreation.
Supervise Group Leaders and Assistant Group Leaders, Volunteers and
approximately 50+ children.
Works in early childhood learning facilities with a moderate level
of noise; the work is subject to seasonal changes and requires
planning; the employee may work evenings. The employee operates
standard office equipment, including a computer, copier; uses
classroom, sports and other recreation equipment; operates a
department van. The employee has significant contact with children,
parents, the general public, other town agencies, e.g., school
department and outside organizations. Errors could result in of
accreditation, personal injury or injury to others, monetary loss
or delay or loss of service.
RECOMMENDED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience
EEC Lead Teacher qualified, Director I qualified is required,
Director II preferred. Bachelor's degree in child development,
early childhood education or a related field and a minimum of two
years' experience as an elementary teacher, or an equivalent
combination of training and experience that includes an Associate's
degree in child development, early childhood education or a related
field. One to three years of experience with record keeping and
systems management, or a combination of equivalent years and
- Certification in CPR, AED, EPI Pen and First Aid
- Valid Massachusetts Driver's License, Class D
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITY AND SKILL
Thorough knowledge and understanding of EEC licensing regulations,
standards and policies and procedures. Strong interpersonal skills;
ability to work cooperatively and communicate well with others,
verbally and writing, including co-workers, children and
Organized, reliable and conscientious, able to work independently
and as a team; ability to use discretion regarding confidential
Willingness to increase knowledge in the field, to work toward
meeting performance goals, and to understand and abide the Center's
policies and procedures.
Knowledge of computer applications (word processing, internet and
intranet and software applications.
Ability to work independently with only occasional directions,
reliable and conscientious, detail oriented, great organizational
skills with an ability to multi-task. Ability to act
professionally, appropriately, and to maintain confidentiality of
records and other information.
Minimal physical effort is required. The employee is frequently
required to stand, walk, speak, hear, sit, use hands to operate
equipment and may be required to lift up to 30 pounds. Vision
requirements include the ability to read routine documents, use a
computer and operate a motor vehicle.
This job description does not constitute an employment agreement
between the employer and employee, and is subject to change by the
employer, as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job
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