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YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties Child Care Site Director 2 in Silverdale, Washington

Starting Wage: $18.50 per hour, plus excellent benefits Hours: Full Time 40 hours per week, Location: Central Kitsap School District Are you a passionate, caring leader looking to foster cognitive, social-emotional, and physical development for school-aged children? We are looking for cause-driven leaders who model values of honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring as coaches, tutors, and mentors; who are ready to be invested in and grow, to take a risk and be stretched; and who want a job that is not transactional, but transformational. As the nation’s leading child care program, we believe children should have a place to explore their interests and talents. We serve 1325 children in 9 school districts at 40 locations. Our state-licensed program reaches 58 elementary schools and 1 Pre-K program in Pierce and Kitsap counties. As the Site Director 2, you will support the YMCA Child Care Program year-round to serve our community with a variety of programmatic and activity options to explore and develop interests and talents with a focus on safety, health, social growth, and academic enhancement so that children have fun, grow and thrive in our care. You will help in providing balanced recreation, education and character development through enriched activities full of fun and friendship. If hired for this position you will be responsible to plan, organize, implement, coordinate, and control services of the child care program at the school sites. You will provide leadership and direction for part-time staff and children, ensure positive communication with parents, children, schools, and other staff; practice risk management; and develop positive community relations. Are you a good fit? *I am at least 21 years old. *I have two years or full time equivalent in management experience. *I have 30 or more college quarter credits in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, and Elementary Education or the equivalent educational background in courses relating to early learning or child development. *I have completed STARS trainings (i.e. Ongoing 10 hours, 20/30 Hour Basic). *I have previous experience working with children in a child care setting and knowledge of school-aged child development. * I enjoy working with school aged children and diverse populations. * I have or commit to obtaining CPR, Basic First Aid, Food Handlers, and TB cards. * I have a Washington State Driver’s license (when applicable) with current copy of driving abstract. *Able and willing to complete online Child Abuse Prevention training on first day, and other online and in-person training as required. * I want to have fun at work!