Child Care Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $50,251

Published

10/29/2018

Address

Bronx
New York
United States

Description

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.

  

The Child Care Coordinator supervises and instructs Teachers, Teacher’s Assistants, Interns and volunteers. Provides direct support and assistance to recreation/afterschool coordinator and recreation program. Ensures that all children are in a pleasant learning environment. Coordinates trips and events for the children in the program. Completes time sheets, progress reports, annual performance reviews for staff. Review lesson plan books to ensure that activities are developmentally appropriate for the children. Keep an accurate inventory of program supplies. Order supplies. Submit written monthly report to the Residence Director. Perform other duties deemed necessary by Residence Director and or Director of Social Services. 

Qualifications include: Supervisory experience, skillful in modern business communications including personal computers, electronic mail, voicemail, facsimile and copier equipment. Proficient in English, Spanish is a PLUS, adult, Child & Infant CPR/ Pediatric CPR, mandated Reporter Child Abuse & Maltreatment Certificate and clearance through The New York State Registry and NYC DOI.   

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, direct, and instruct Teachers, Teacher’s Aides, interns and volunteers. 
  • Provide direct support supervision and assistance to the recreation/after-school coordinator and the recreation program. 
  • Ensure that children are in a safe, clean, and pleasant learning environment.
  • Complete time sheets, progress reports, peer training evaluation, and annual performance review for staff.
  • Plan and develop an ongoing childcare curriculum integrating staff’s input.
  • Review lesson plan books to ensure that activities are developmentally appropriate, reflect the monthly theme, and are described using early childhood terminology.
  • Determine, plan and organize ongoing staff development activities based on staff needs.
  • Facilitate a monthly parent meeting/support group as part of child care’s community building effort.
  • Keep an accurate inventory of program supplies. Order supplies in a timely manner.
  • Keep magazine and resource material subscriptions up-to-date. Maintain reference materials available for staff’s use.
  • Review monthly case management case reviews.
  • Submit written monthly report to the Residence Director regarding the progress of the program, events, trips, problems and unusual occurrences. 
  • Review and give feedback on Recreation’s monthly curriculum thematic based calendar.
  • Perform other duties deemed necessary by Residence Director.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Supervise, direct, and instruct Teachers, Teachers 
  • Strong writing and oral communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to represent the agency at functions and meetings
  • Demonstrated leadership and teambuilding skills
  • Ability to collect and analyze client demographics and outcome data
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up 10 pounds
  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to climb five flights of stairs
  • Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents
  • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation
  • Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods.
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and/or fieldwork.
  • Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents.
  • Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation.
  • Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work.
  • Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English language is required. Authorization to work in the United States for any employer is mandatory. 
  •  Additional Details:
  • BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round.
  • Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave 12 paid holidays.
  • Comprehensive medical, and life insurance coverage care for employees and their families, at little or no cost to employees.
  • A pension plan that is 100% employer paidTwo tax deferred annuity plans and employee assistance in maximizing the pension plan and tax deferred annuity plans to prepare for retirement.
  • TransitChek – Employees may use TransitChek to have money taken out of their pretax salaries to pay for their public transportation commute.
  • Free and confidential assessment, counseling, and referral service, to assist employees and their families with a wide range of personal problems 


Benefits

  • Additional Details:
  • BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round.
  • Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave 12 paid holidays.
  • Comprehensive medical, and life insurance coverage care for employees and their families, at little or no cost to employees.
  • A pension plan that is 100% employer paidTwo tax deferred annuity plans and employee assistance in maximizing the pension plan and tax deferred annuity plans to prepare for retirement.
  • TransitChek – Employees may use TransitChek to have money taken out of their pretax salaries to pay for their public transportation commute.
  • Free and confidential assessment, counseling, and referral service, to assist employees and their families with a wide range of personal problems 

Additionally, BronxWorks Offers 

  • A comprehensive monthly training calendarccess to some scholarship opportunities 
  • Non-financial support and internship opportunities for employees who return to school, particularly for their Master of Social Work degrees


 BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity, and in accordance with  federal, state and local laws,  does not discriminate unlawfully against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, military status, national origin (including ancestry), predisposing genetic characteristic, race, sex, gender, actual or perceived sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality and asexuality), status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination. 

Level of Language Proficiency

  • Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English language is required. Authorization to work in the United States for any employer is mandatory. 


Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Apply for CHILD CARE COORDINATOR using the link below:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=1b568ba3-8b35-4407-aa58-c406cde8fb17&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=47225&lang=en_US&source=CC4


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