YMCA: South Shore Quincy Branch
Location: Quincy, MA
This position is responsible for assisting with overseeing the administration and operation of the assigned program portfolio as to achieve the association's goals and objectives. Responsibilities include assisting with the development /maintenance of a high quality Early Learning Center program. The Assistant Director will provide opportunities to shape values and encourage lifelong learning for children while providing access to the essentials needed to learn, grow & thrive. This position will assist in overseeing all classroom operations serving young toddlers through kindergarten including compliance to the Department of Early Education & Care (EEC) licensing procedures and regulations, following all National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) criterion, Department of Education (DOE) MA Core Standards/Competencies -Teaching Strategies Gold ( TSG) Curriculum Assessment Tool procedures, and Quincy Board of Health recommendations re' child care facilities. The State Street Early Learning Center Assistant Director will provide classroom leadership for developmentally appropriate practices utilizing anti-bias and inclusive activities while supporting families and providing new opportunities for lasting personal and social change. This job requires advanced knowledge of all EEC, NAEYC QRIS and DOE criteria -regulations .Commitment to the mission of the SOUTH SHORE YMCA. The ability to define the YMCA's impact in three focus areas of Youth Development-Healthy Living- Social Responsibility as well as articulate and model YMCA's four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility are essential.
CORE COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR SUCCESS AT THE YMCA- Leader Level
Mission and Community Oriented - Accepts and demonstrates YMCA values. Work effectively with people of all backgrounds and levels. Willingness to serve and fulfill community needs. Recruit volunteers and build supportive relationships with them.
People Oriented - Remains calm in challenging situations and seeks to understand the underlying cause. Speaks and writes effectively. Develops rapport, relates well and takes initiative to assist in developing others.
Results Oriented - Discovers ideas to create and deliver a high-value member experience. Makes sound judgments, establishes goals, plans work, supports fundraising, and adheres to budgeting procedures.
Personal Development - Recognizes personal strengths and limitations, pursues self-development and demonstrates flexibility.
CORE COMPETENCIES ESSENTIAL FOR CARING FOR AND EDUCATING CHILDREN & YOUTH
Salary: $36,700 - $45,800
HOW TO APPLY
All interested candidates are invited to apply at ssymca.org and/or to Kristine Swan- State Street Early Learning Center Director.Please submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Apply Online: http://www.ssymca.org
Apply By Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Resumes until: 9/19/2014
Contact: Kristine M Swan
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