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Child Care Program Leader

Company: City of Roseville, CA
Location: Roseville
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Sacramento/Metro Area

Job Type

Temporary

Close Date

Continuous

Salary

$21.70-$26.38

Additional Questionnaires

Supplemental

About Roseville

The City of Roseville, California is a dynamic, growing city with friendly people, outstanding community services, scenic beauty and prosperous businesses. Roseville's moderate climate, excellent schools, expanding job opportunities and nearby recreation areas attract new residents who are looking for a great place to live, work, raise a family, or retire. Roseville is located in Placer County just 16 miles northeast of Sacramento, the state capital. Scenic natural areas, an extensive park system, bike trails and playgrounds are close to home. Within one hour, you can explore Gold Rush towns, enjoy water sports in nearby lakes and rivers, hike the beautiful Sierra foothills and ski the High Sierra. Lake Tahoe, San Francisco and the California coast are just two hours away.

The City of Roseville is committed to a diverse workforce. We are engaged in understanding the needs and backgrounds of our colleagues and those we serve. Our organization is unified in this commitment, as we believe this produces the best results for our community.

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Location

311 Vernon Street Roseville, 95678

Description

CHILD CARE PROGRAM LEADER

Part-time, Temporary

SALARY: $21.70 - $26.38 hourly

FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting applications on a continuous basis. PERS retired annuitants are not eligible to apply.

IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.

THE POSITION

The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the temporary and part-time position of Child Care Program Leader in the Parks, Recreation & Libraries Department in the Youth Sports Development Division. This is a year-round position and is limited to 30 hours per week for a maximum of 1,500 hours per fiscal year; the work schedule requires evening and weekend availability.

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.

THE CITY

The City of Roseville is committed to a diverse workforce. We are engaged in understanding the needs and backgrounds of our colleagues and those we serve. Our organization is unified in this commitment, as we believe this produces the best results for our community.

The City of Roseville (COR) incorporates the following Core Competencies as part of the City's culture:

* Focus on people: Develop and deliver service-oriented solutions that meet or exceed expectations.
* Build trust: Ensure honesty and integrity to gain confidence and support of others.
* Ensure accountability: Take responsibility for the outcomes of one's own work and foster a sense of ownership in others.
* Communicate effectively: Deliver clear, concise messages and actively listen to ideas and questions.
* Collaborate inclusively: Build effective working partnerships, alliances, and teams.
* Make quality decisions: Make sound, timely decisions and recommendations.
* Be adaptable/agile: Change approach or methods to best fit the situation and effectively balance competing priorities.

THE DEPARTMENT

The City of Roseville Parks, Recreation & Libraries Department incorporates our culture into our everyday interactions with our co-workers and our community.

* Diversity & Inclusion: Our differences are our strength and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can bring their full self to work.
* Fun & Celebration: We celebrate our successes and have fun along the way.
* Integrity: We are honest, trustworthy and accountable for our actions. We do the right thing, even when no one is looking.
* Respect: We treat all people with dignity. We communicate thoughtfully, value relationships and trust on another.
* Sustainability: We make decisions that are good for people and the planet. We are responsible stewards of the fiscal, human, physical and environmental resources entrusted to us.
* Excellence: We take pride in our work and strive to achieve exceptional results.
* Innovation: We encourage new ideas, seek creative ways to solve problems, take strategic risks and learn from our mistakes.
* Learning: We foster a culture of continuous improvement and encourage both personal and professional growth.
* Safety: We place safety first, in everything we do.
* Teamwork: We know our impact is always greater when we work together towards a common goal.

DEFINITION:

To perform a variety of duties related to assisting with planning, coordinating and supervising Youth Development and/or preschool programs.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Assist with planning and directing a variety of program areas which may include child care, preschool or afterschool programs.
* Aid in training of seasonal employees and volunteers.
* Prepare reports, schedules and other administrative material.
* Stimulate interest while teaching and supervising activities such as sports, games, special events, arts and crafts, drama and social activities.
* Ensure provision of healthy meals and snacks for program participants.
* Maintain positive student and family relations and follow disciplinary procedures.
* Maintain positive relations with school/facility site staff.
* Maintain a safe, clean and orderly classroom environment.
* Notify appropriate staff of any problems with regard to site maintenance, children or parents and make recommendations as necessary.
* Promote and enforce safety procedures; render first aid and CPR, if certified, as required.
* Maintain records and reports as required; track and complete subsidized child care paperwork.
* Mentor and direct temporary staff in all aspects of classroom management, curriculum and team building.
* Coordinate and purchase supply needs.
* Act in the absence of the Child Care Site Coordinator, the Assistant Child Care Site Coordinator, or the Youth Development Program Coordinator.
* Coordinate distribution and assignment of department uniforms and equipment.
* Register new students and provide information to families regarding program requirements; conduct orientation for new participants and families; communicate with parents to report incidents or accidents; assist in conducting periodic student/family conferences.
* Comply with State licensing requirements and related health and safety regulations.
* Monitor and adhere to the program budget.
* Supervise assigned temporary staff; schedule, train and monitor staff relative to assigned duties; review timekeeping system of assigned staff for accuracy.
* Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
* Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

* Basic knowledge of modern methods, techniques, principles and procedures used in the planning and supervision of child care and/or preschool programs and facilities.
* Elementary aged children with regard to interest, skills, special needs, recreational activities and program planning of such activities, i.e., sports, organized games, special events, arts and crafts and drama.
* Practices and methods of public relations and customer service; techniques and principles of effective interpersonal communication.
* Basic methodology of organizing groups, programs and services in a recreational setting.
* Principles and techniques of first aid and CPR.
* Modern office equipment, methods, procedures and computer hardware and software.

Ability to:

* On a continuous basis, know and understand operations and observe safety rules; supervise children; stand for long periods of time; interpret, understand and follow policies and procedures; explain operations and problem solve issues for the public and with staff.
* Move tables, chairs and carry supplies; participate with children on field trips, perform exercises with children; lift or carry weight of 45 pounds or less.
* Lead activities and apply program knowledge to coordinate daily activities and special events; be engaged in all aspects of youth development programming.
* Effectively supervise participants.
* Establish positive and professional relationships with children, co-workers and parents.
* Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
* Understand and translate City policies and practices into everyday working practices; make sound decisions with solid problem solving methods.
* Respond to emergency situations in a calm and effective manner; administer first aid and CPR, if certified.
* Operate a computer as necessary to perform job duties.
* Identify problems regarding the facility and programs; refer difficult problems/irregularities for more advanced attention and recommend possible solutions.
* Understand and carry out written and oral directions.
* Maintain accurate and up-to-date records.
* Work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
* Communicate tactfully with customers.
* Communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Experience:

* At least four (4) years teaching in a licensed day care center or comparable group child care program or working directly with children classroom teaching or teacher assisting experience in elementary or middle school education, experience in physical education or recreation programs, college work-study or internship in recreation or youth development, experience in human services or experience in school guidance or in other counseling programs.

Training:

* Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade and completed 12 semester (or equivalent quarter) units which includes 3 units in administration or staff relations and/or 3 units in early childhood education.

OR

Experience:

* Two (2) years of teaching experience in a licensed day care center or comparable group child care program or working directly with children; classroom teaching or teacher assisting experience in elementary or middle school education; experience in physical education or recreation programs; college work-study or internship in recreation or youth development; experience in human services or experience in school guidance or in other counseling programs.

Training:

* An Associate's degree or 60 semester units of college level course work including 18 units in a major field of study and 21 units in general education from an accredited college or university. Two (2) years of related work experience can substitute for an Associate's Degree with completion of 3 semester units in administration or staff relations and/or 3 units in early childhood education.

OR

Experience:

* One (1) year of teaching experience in a licensed day care center or comparable group child care program or working directly with children; classroom teaching or teacher assisting experience in elementary or middle school education, experience in physical education or recreation programs, college work-study or internship in recreation or youth development, experience in human services or experience in school guidance or in other counseling programs.

Training:

* A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university which includes 3 units in administration or staff relations and/or 3 units in early childhood education.

License or Certificate:

* Possession of a valid California driver's license by date of appointment.
* Possession of CPR and First Aid certificates within six (6) months of hire.
* Possession of or ability to obtain and maintain State required certifications related to health and safety practices and operation of a licensed day care facility within six (6) months of hire.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

* What is your experience working in child care and/or afterschool programs?
* What makes a successful team?
* What is your experience supervising staff?

SELECTION PROCESS

Applications will be screened by the Human Resources Department for minimum qualifications. Qualifying applicants may be contacted by the Department to interview. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.

THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS. MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.

Special Instructions

If you do not have an Associate's Degree and you would like to be considered for an Associate's degree equivalency of 60 units you must attach your college transcripts to your application in the space provided.

The following options apply to the evaluation of college degrees from countries outside the United States:

* Educational background from a foreign country may be evaluated by an accredited United States college or university listed on the U.S. Department of Education Database of Accredited Post-Secondary Institutions and Programs website.
* Verification of degree equivalency may be obtained from organizations that provide foreign education credential evaluation services. The City of Roseville will accept verification from any of listed member agencies found at www.naces.org
* A copy of the foreign credential evaluation verification must be attached to the employment application.
* Applicants who do not provide this verification will be eliminated from further consideration.

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