School Age Child Care

We Are Currently Hiring for the 2014-2015 School Year!

Our current openings:

Site Director -  Fremont, and Stratham

Group Leader - East Kingston, Exeter,Hampstead, Newton, Stratham(2).

Program Assistant -   Hampstead, Kingston, and Stratham (2) 

 

School Age Child Care is a before and after school child care program for school-aged children. The program is run and operated by the YMCA in 16 different communities including:

Brentwood's Swasey Central School

Danville Elementary School

East Kingston Elementary School

Fremont's Ellis School

Hampstead Central School

Hampton's Marston School

Seabrook Elementary School

Kensington Elementary School

Kingston's DJ Bakie School

Newton's Memorial School

North Hampton School

Plaistow's Pollard School

Raymond's Lamprey River Elementary School

Hampton Falls Lincoln Akerman School

Stratham Memorial School

Exeter - YMCA at 30 Linden St

Our before and after school programs operate all days that school is in session. After school programs run from the end of the school day until 6:00pm. Most before school programs begin at 7:00am and run until the school day begins.  Brentwood, East Kingston, Hampstead, Hampton and Stratham before school programs begin at 6:45am. There are no before school programs in Hampton Falls, North Hampton, Exeter, Kensington and Seabrook. Kindergarten programs are held in Stratham and East Kingston.

Click HERE to apply online.

Read on for more information regarding our positions and current openings.

 

Site Directors

The Site Director is responsible for operating the school age child care program at the assigned site.  Responsibilities include handling daily operations which meet YMCA quality standards, ensuring the safety of the children, implementing the selected curriculum, supervising staff and volunteers, organizing special events, developing relationship with parents, and interacting regularly with host site school administration.  Additionally, Site Directors are responsible for properly maintaining attendance records, staff records, following procedures related to incident reporting, and filing accident reports.  
 
These positions are part-time.  Hours vary depending on location, but average 18-28 hours per week. 

Requirements:  At least 20 years of age; interact well with children ages 5-15; work independently to run program and supervise assistants; have strong sense of community; and exhibit core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Must have ONE of the following:  Bachelor's or Associate's degree in elementary or early childhood education or recreation; 1000 hours of child care experience plus 12 credits in education, early childhood education, human growth and development, or recreation or are a certified recreation director; 2000 hours of child care experience plus enrollment in above course work; or current certification as an educator by the NH Department of Education.

Group Leaders

Group Leader responsibilities include assisting with daily operations that ensure the safety of the children, and implementing the selected curriculum including leading activities, games and arts and crafts; helping with homework and snack/breakfast; behavior management; and maintaining positive relationships with parents and school personnel.  Group Leaders are fully engaged and interactive with the children each day.  
 
Hours vary per location, but are typically from 3pm-6pm.  Reliable transportation is required. 

Requirements: At least 18 years of age; have a high school diploma or GED; interact well with children ages 5-15; work independently under supervision of director; have strong sense of community; and exhibit core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.  Must have ONE of the following: 600 hours of childcare experience; 3 credits in elementary education, human growth and development, behavior management, recreation or early childhood education; be a certified coach.

 

Program Assistants

Responsibilities include:  Assisting the Site Director with all aspects of program including leading activities, games and arts and crafts; helping with homework and snack/breakfast; behavior management; and maintaining positive relationships with parents and school personnel.

Requirements:  Be at least 16 years of age; have, or be working toward, a high school diploma or equivalent; interact well with children ages 5-15; work independently under supervision of director; have strong sense of community; and exhibit core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

 

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