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SAS - Day Camp Preschool Asst. Site Director

at YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

Posted: 10/19/2019
Job Reference #: 29502746984_29852951645

Job Description

Job Description

Preschool programming at the Y boosts early learning in children which contribute to social development and individual growth.

If you love working with children and want to positively make an impact with a sense of self, confidence, and happiness, then Y Day Camp is a great place to work this summer! Responsibilities for Day Camp Preschool Asst. Site Directors include the day to day operations of a preschool camp program. They will closely supervise a group of approximately 2 to 3 staff. They will be responsible for managing the supervision, safety and activities of children in an assigned group while ensuring the wellbeing of all children between the ages of 3-5 years old. The Asst. Site Director is responsible for the program implementation of daily activities, schedules and curriculum. Supervision includes visual and auditory awareness as well as a pattern of circulating among the children. Day Camp Preschool Counselors are required to follow pick-up and check-out procedures, discipline policy as taught in staff training, and to assist in set up and clean up of activities. Day Camp Asst. Site Directors are required to report supplies needing repair or depletion to the Camp Director. He/She must quickly move to attend to injured or ill child (be able to lift or carry if necessary) and initiate first aid procedures. He/She will keep an accurate daily count of the children in the group each day, and follow the field trip procedure set at staff training. He/She is required to attend all scheduled training sessions, staff meetings, and any other meetings deemed necessary by the Director. He/She must report any illness or injury of a child or staff to the Director immediately following any incident and will report suspected child abuse to supervisor and fill out all documentation. Day Camp Preschool Asst. Site Directors must be energetic and have a positive attitude. Y Asst. Site Directors are dedicated to making sure camp is an amazing experience for every camper.

Requirements

Day Camp Preschool Asst. Site Directors must be at least 21 years of age with proof of age.

Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

Must be able to adjust from sitting to standing with ease.

Must be able to lift and carry at least 30 lbs.

Some college preferred with a concentration in early childhood education.

Must be able to relate well to preschool age boys and girls.

Must have a positive attitude.

Must be able to work indoors and outdoors and lead activities.

Must be able to follow instructions individually and work well with a team.

Must complete Safety Series Training 30 days from hire which includes but is not limited to First Aid/CPR, Sexual Harassment, Child Abuse Awareness, and New Staff Orientation.

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