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Licensed Childcare Director

POSITION DESCRIPTION

TITLE: Licensed Childcare Director
REPORTS TO:  Senior Director of Programs & Membership
PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Licensed Childcare Director
Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County, Inc.
Newport, RI 02840

Licensed childcare director certified in early childhood education to facilitate educational programs for members ages five through twelve in Newport, RI. The licensed childcare director will be responsible for implementing an environment that is safe, structured and engaging for our Club members.

Position Type: Full-time 

Positions Available: 1

Job Requirements

Rhode Island Teaching Certification in Elementary Education or ECE required. 
• Experience preferred
• Bachelor degree required
• Citizenship, residency or work VISA in the United States required.

Job Description/Duties

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the Senior Director of Programs & Membership the Licensed Childcare Director is responsible for leading our Kids Clubhouse (Licensed Childcare) programming and implementing appropriate educational programs for the KCH curriculum throughout Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County sites. In that role, he/she will ensure that a variety of education activities are provided for all members. Responsible for homework help, safety activities, and implementation of other educational curriculums provided by BGCA. This position requires planning experiential educational programming and activities at Camp Grosvenor, including the Summer Learning program. This position works primarily with 5-12 year olds in the licensed childcare, however works with all age groups and all staff. In addition, this position has administrative responsibilities, including budgeting and staff supervision for the licensed childcare.

KEY ROLES
1. Ensure that a rich education program (as outlined above) is implemented as a major component of the licensed childcare. Ensure that this program is aligned with the learning standards of Newport County public schools, keeping in mind that all programs should be fun and engaging since programs are implemented during the after school and vacation hours for children. Ensure that all requirements and outcomes of specific funding sources are met, i.e. Reading Reaps Rewards, Hasbro Summer Learning Initiative (HSLI), and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). 

2. Help ensure that all of the Clubs seasonal programs are implemented with structured member choice, that are fun and safe, and that contains opportunities for educational enhancement, skill building and character development. Help establish objectives consistent with organizational goals and mission. Follow all policies and procedures established by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County.

3. Manage and implement the Summer Learning Program for campers ages five through ten. Assist with the hiring and supervision of program teachers and staff. Create a fun experiential learning opportunity for all campers. Welcome funders and site evaluators into the program for observations.

4. Provide leadership for summer camp.

Welcome to the Boys & Girls Club of Newport County

The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need help most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. For nearly 60 years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County has provided quality programming and services to all youth in our community. The Club is part of a nationwide movement of more than 4,000 Boys & Girls Clubs, and we provide services to more than 1,800 members annually.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County offers a variety of programs for children, teens, adults and families. Programs include after school licensed child care, homework help, computers and technology, athletics, swimming lessons and aquatics,  summer camp, a fitness center, dance, music and music production, and the fine arts.

Contact Information
Lauren Day
Director of Programs
Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County
95 Church Street
Newport, RI 02840
Phone: 401-847-6927 ex. 122
Email: lday@bgcnewport.org

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