Job: Kidspace Site Coordinator

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Posted: 03/09/2018

Job Reference #: 5404

Job Description

Openings as of 3/16/2018
Student Support

  • Kidspace Site Coordinator JobID: 5404
  • Position Type:
    Student Support/KidSpace (Childcare)

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Lookout Mountain Elementary

  • FTE/Hours per week:33

    Other position information or requirements:Position is a split shift and requires someone to open at 6:30 and close until 6:00pm

    Starting Salary Range:
    Community Enrichment Programs
    Program Manager
    Non -Exempt

    CLASS SUMMARY: Under general supervision, incumbent(s) implements the Kidspace program by ensuring a safe, creative, developmentally appropriate environment. Incumbent(s) provides day-to-day supervision of support staff and participates in the development and planning of daily activities.


    1. Assists with the supervision of Kidspace. instructional assistants to include determining workloads, approving leave requests, developing work schedules, participating in the evaluation process, and resolving staff conflicts. Keeps Program Manager informed with on-going communication. Daily
    2. Participates in promoting and maintaining parent-school relationships. Communicates with parents about basic program information and incidents involving their child. Fosters relationships with the Principals, Office Managers, teachers, and cafeteria staff with regard to the Kidspace program. Daily
    3. Develops and utilizes developmentally appropriate materials which stimulate learning, exploration, and creativity in children. Daily
    4. Participates in the development and planning of children’s daily activities. Monitors children’s activities to ensure safety at all times to include the transition to and from the program. Maintains accurate attendance records at all times. Daily
    5. Creates and maintains an environment which promotes cooperation, learning, and enjoyment for children. Assists the Program Manager to ensure center complies with all AZ DHS and Department of Education regulations. Daily
    6. Maintains program files, student records and other confidential information. Dispenses prescribed medication to children upon the coordination with the school nurse and/or health service technician. Daily
    7. Participates in the development of the annual budget, purchasing of equipment and supplies, collecting and depositing of fees, and meets with parents to explain the billing process. Weekly
    8. Participates with Program Manager in defining, establishing, and maintaining standards of acceptable behavior using positive methods which support children’s self-esteem. Weekly
    9. Represents the program at meetings and conferences. Attends professional development training and staff meetings. Monthly
    10. Performs other duties as assigned.
    To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. In addition, verification of these required qualifications is necessary.
    • High School diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) prior to being hired;
    • Three years experience working in a child care setting or Child Development Associate credential plus twenty-four hours of academic course work;
    • Possession of Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Clearance Card or proof of submission prior to hire;
    • Possession of TB Testing clearance within 30 days of hire;
    • Possession of valid CPR Certification within 30 days of hire;
    • Possession of valid First Aid Certification within 30 days of hire;
    • Possession of valid Arizona Food Handler’s License Certification.
    It is preferred that applicant possesses the following preferred qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required to be eligible for this position.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Education or related field.
    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:
    • Implementing management practices including assigning and monitoring the work of others.
    • Using personal computers to manage information;
    • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with co-workers, supervisor, parents, the general public, etc., sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
    • Effectively relating to parents and students;
    • Expressing ideas and information both verbally and in writing;
    • Developing developmentally appropriate materials for use by children;
    • Developing and implementing developmentally appropriate learning activities for children;
    • Early childhood development and curriculum related to childhood development;
    • Management theories and principles including supervision and organization;
    • Personal computers and other various types of office and school equipment;
    • Bookkeeping principles and procedures;
    • Safety and health issues;
    • Interpersonal communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students, etc. to exchange information.
    The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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