Child Care Director

The Hanover Area YMCA is seeking a kid friendly, energetic, positive team leader to strengthen our child care programs.


Hanover Area YMCA


Hanover, PA 17331-1452

Job Description

The child care director is responsible for the overall operation of our early learning center, before and after-school programs, child watch and camp with the help of coordinators. This position develops, organizes and implements high-quality YMCA child care programs. This position is responsible for hiring, supervising and scheduling staff.


Bachelor's Degree in one of the following: Early Childhood Education (preferred), Child Development, Special Education, Elementary Education or the Human Service field with one year of experience with children.

Knowledge of DHS regulations, Keystone Stars and NAEYC required.

Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience.

Ability to communicate with diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

Must have strong leadership skills.

Must have a friendly and positive attitude.

Essential Functions

Lead and manage daily operations of a licensed childcare facility.

Comply with all state and local regulations.

Meets all food program requirements.

Directly responsible for the day to day safety and well being of all children enrolled in the program.

Responsible for annual budget, staff supervision and recruitment, interviewing parents, staff trainings and evaluations, facilitation of in-service trainings.

Ensures staff ratios are met.

Organizes special events for children and parents.

Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

Communication & Influence

Developing Self & Others

Engaging Community

Required Certifications

Bachelor's degree

PA State Police Clearance

CPR/First Aid Certification

PA Child Abuse History

FBI Fingerprint Clearance

Mandated Reporter Training

How to Apply

Apply by Email

Apply by Mail to:

Maureen Edelin
500 George St
Hanover 17331-1452

Resumes Accepted Until

June 28, 2019

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