The Salvation Army

  • Program Director

    Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
    Job ID
    2019-5743
    Category
    Social Services
    Compensation Min
    USD $20.00/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $23.00/Hr.
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Program Director will work with the Site Coordinator in managing the program in adherence to the New York State School-Age Child Care regulations, as well as government contracts.   He/she will monitor and support his/her staff and implement student curriculum activities.  Familiarity with the student population served is essential. 

    Responsibilities

    • Assist in orientation and training of instructors/tutors, high school mentors/tutors and volunteers.
    • Manage middle school program.
    • Prepare reports for government contracts.
    • Prepare monthly reports for CACFP
    • Develop and maintain relationship with Principals and other key school staff.
    • Assist in recruitment and selection of staff (make sure proposed staff meet regulations of DOH).
    • Arrange educational, cultural and social activities for students.
    • Ensure participation of all staff, teamwork is important.
    • Review all lesson plans prepared by all enrichment instructors, to confirm age appropriate.
    • Assist in recruitment of children.
    • Contact parents when students are absent for three days.
    • Develop and maintain relationship with principal(s) and teachers of participating school(s). Be aware of and reinforce public school curriculum.
    • Create & maintain student folders. Evaluate progress of students monthly by collecting report cards, progress reports, selective homework assignments, etc.  This will include monthly meetings with the Principal(s) and/or teachers concerning each student’s progress.
    • Coordinate daily Town Hall Meetings.
    • Must encourage the participation of staff and students in the development and implementation of activities.
    • Accompany students on trips.
    • Make sure attendance is entered on-line daily.
    • Organize and facilitate pick-up of children from school, to ensure safe passage.
    • Interview & select high school students. Meet with them weekly and when needed.  Maintain and collect time sheets.  Collect & review report cards.  Evaluate their performance.
    • Make sure program meets the requirements of government contracts and foundations/corporations.
    • Prepare payroll for staff and high school staff.
    • Obtain a Fire Safety Certification (S95) within 3 months of hire.
    • Obtain a five-hour health and safety training within 3 months of hire.

    Qualifications

    • Must have BA/BS degree in child development, elementary education, physical education, recreation or a relate field AND two years direct experience working with children under the age of 18 years, including at least one year in a supervisory capacity.
    • Must have experience in lesson planning, curriculum development and implementation of structured programming for students in elementary and middle school; and preferably teaching credentials and teaching experience.

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