Do you love working with kids? Do you love being a leader and planning a program? Do you have a creative mind to provide an engaging yet fun environment to the students? Christ Episcopal School is seeking an After School Program Director to provide a safe, enriching extended day experience for students in our Cardinal Club, grades pre-kindergarten through 8th grade.
We are a small, warm community of educators and families in the heart of Rockville.The Director will create opportunities for students to channel their curiosity, energy, and exuberance into a variety of activities after the school day is over. The Director will create a positive and exciting atmosphere to give our students stability and nurturing they need to succeed.
Plan, supervise and implement entertaining, enriching, hands on developmentally appropriate activities
Ensuring that the after school program is in compliance with MSDE child care regulations
Providing effective communication with parents, both in person and through email
Research, coordinate and manage the contracts with external vendors for enrichment activities
Plan the schedule, support registrations, and monitor attendance for the external vendor enrichment programs
Building positive relationships and rapport with students and staff
Guiding students in the resolution of conflicts or concerns and address discipline issues in an age-appropriate, restorative manner
Maintaining inventory of supplies, games, and equipment.
Managing the responsibilities and schedules of the assistants.
Ensuring that all Covid precautions are followed consistently
In conjunction with the Head of School, plan and implement a 3 - 5 day winter camp.
Write monthly Newsletters to parents.
Managing Cardinal Club data, childcare management software (Ultracamp), and maintaining accurate paperwork for students and staff
Assist in marketing of programs for growth and retention
A qualified candidate will have/demonstrate:
Completion of 6 semester credit hours (90 clock hours) of early childhood or elementary education coursework (REQUIRED)
Strong G Suite skills
Experience working with elementary and middle school aged school children
Excellent organization skills and detail orientation
Strong interpersonal communication skills appropriate for various age groups
Self-starter attitude and a willingness to work independently
Covid vaccination required and participation in school’s bi-weekly on site Covid testing