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Kids’ Place/Specialty Camps Program Manager

JOB TYPE: 12 month Full-Time with benefits

JOB SUMMARY:

The Kids’ Place/Specialty Camps Program Manager is responsible for the creation and implementation of our after-school/school-aged program and summer specialty camps. They will oversee the day-to-day operation of our Kids’ Place department during the school year and Specialty Camps in the summer, to ensure we are providing a safe and structured environment to children in our care. They will be responsible for the recruiting, hiring, training and supervision of Kids’ Place and camp part-time staff, for the planning and facilitating staff meetings monthly, and the communication with parents in a consistent and professional manner. The Kids’ Place/Specialty Camps Program Manager will be familiar with all State Licensing Guidelines to make sure we remain in compliance.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience supervising and leading a team of childcare professionals
  • Bachelor’s degree or at least 3 years’ experience working with school-aged children
  • CPR/First Aid/MAT Certified
  • Clean driving record

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES NECESSARY:

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Strong organizational skills and problem-solving skills
  • Understands the importance of being flexible and adapts well to change
  • Strong communication skills to build positive relationships with parents, children and all JCC staff
  • Ability to foster a positive work environment
  • Ability to work across department in a collaborative way
  • Create new and innovative programing that enhances the social, cognitive, physical and emotional development of children at Kids’ Place and Specialty Camps
  • Work closely with independent contractors/vendors for the implementation of both Specialty and camp
  • Write clear and concise contracts for camp vendors for summer
  • Recruit and hire part-time program and seasonal camp staff
  • Responsible for planning and facilitating staff trainings, meetings and emergency procedures/drillsProficient in behavioral management of children in a group setting
  • Maintain program and program spaces to licensing standards, including staff and children’s files
  • Assist with Judaic activity planning and implementation
  • Recruit and maintain the target number of program participants for both Kids’ Place and Camp departments
  • Process new children and staff registrations in a timely manner in accordance to licensing standards
  • Create weekly and monthly newsletters
  • Maintain open communication with program Supervisor
  • Work with Marketing to promote programs and camps
  • Maintenance of Kids’ Place physical space through Property Meld software
  • Booking of facility space through QWare software
  • Model and uphold agency vision, values, policies, and procedures
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Additional responsibilities may be added periodically based upon the needs of the Center

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Melissa Bunce at mbunce@weinsteinjcc.org. No phone calls please.

 

Preschool Teacher, Assistant Teacher, Floater, Substitute

Do you feel inspired by young children? Do you believe they are capable and competent learners? Do you prioritize the social and emotional growth of the children you work with? Yes? Please continue reading!

We are looking for fantastic, experienced educators to join our team in an energetic, warm, and engaging environment. Educators will be working with children ages 2-5 years. The roles we are interviewing include Lead Teachers (full-time), Assistant Teachers (part- and full-time), and Substitutes (part-time).

The Weinstein JCC Preschool is inspired by the Reggio Emilia Approach, Judaics, and Nature Education. We promote inclusive settings for children with differing abilities. Our program is fully accredited by NAEYC and licensed by the state of Virginia. Our playgrounds are nationally certified by Nature Explore as outdoor, nature-based classrooms that enhance children's connection with the natural world.

We offer competitive benefits, some of which depend on your role and how long you have worked with us.

Your strengths should include but not be limited to:

  • Experienced with guiding a group of up to 9 preschool children and collaborating openly and effectively with colleagues through exploration, observation, and research with children.
  • Able to meet children at their developmental level and provide meaningful experiences relevant to each child.
  • Understand that listening and interacting authentically is a basis for positive relationships.
  • Positive and energetic attitude for learning new things, opportunities that arise throughout the day, sharing skills and knowledge with colleagues, and a genuine desire to grow in your practice.
  • Naturally focused on the process of young children interacting with materials, building life skills, and learning to manage interpersonal relationships.
  • College degree in Early Childhood Education or related field. Experience in early childhood education preferred.

To learn more about our school and philosophy, visit our preschool page

Email cover letter and resume to preschool@weinsteinjcc.org. Please include in your cover letter your desired role. No phone calls please.

Lifeguard

The Weinstein JCC Aquatics Department is looking to fill Lifeguard positions starting in June. The ideal candidate will have a current Red Cross Lifeguard Certification and have open availability during the week and on weekends. We are looking for individuals who are professional and have the drive to help others have a safe, fun and water-filled summer!

The Weinstein JCC is a great place to work! We are an indoor and outdoor facility, so lifegaurds will have the opportunity to continue with us throughout the year. In addition, if you have experience working with children, you may have the opportunity to become a swim instructor.

Please contact Assistant Aquatics Director Myles Phelps at mphelps@weinsteinjcc.org or 545-8640 for more information and to apply.

For more information about the Weinstein JCC, please call our Front Desk at (804) 285-6500.