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Assistant Early Learning Director - Venice Location

Company: The SKY Family YMCA
Location: Venice
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:


Under the direction of the Early Learning Director, the Assistant Early Learning Director assists with the overall operation of the Early Learning program site(s), including licensing, curriculum development and delivery, health and safety of the children.


  • Ensures the appropriate application of curriculum in all classrooms.
  • Oversees social, academic and emotional development of the students
  • Implements program operating policies and activities as required; develop cost estimates for future program needs.
  • Ensures that classroom observations and VPK programming is completed according to plan
  • Plans, develops, schedules, and provides in-service training and evaluation of childcare staff.
  • Ensure that the center and staff conform to federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and licensing requirements.
  • Recruits and schedules children for the child care centers; maintains accurate records on children enrolled in the program to include their development, attendance, immunization and general health; conducts program registration, and maintains appropriate files and waiting lists.
  • Provides training and orientation for new parents, teachers and children including touring families and transitioning children.
  • Coordinates monthly newsletter and food menu's
  • Orders and maintains childcare supplies, food and equipment.
  • Ensuring daily, weekly, monthly communication to parents to support the lesson plans and the milestones and development of the children within the program.
  • Assists with hiring, training, coaching, supervising and evaluating Early Learning staff
  • Supervises programs, including operation, maintenance, appearance and cleanliness
  • Ensures that all monthly reporting is completed to include but not limited to Early Learning Coalition, VPK, Food grants and United Way.
  • Ensures that problems encountered by staff and parents are resolved; work with Director to alter policies or procedures to ensure smooth operation of program.
  • Supervises staff, to include call outs, vacation, daily staff schedule and concerns and issues.
  • Responsible for creating, developing and maintaining a positive relationship with teachers, parents, and other branch staff
  • Partner with parents to effectively address any questions/concerns
  • Supports the program goals of the YMCA as a whole and the branch in particular
  • Operates Childcare Center in the absence of the Early Learning Director.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Three or more years of Early Childhood experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or closely related field of study is preferred.
  • Ability to direct all operations through volunteer development, supervision of staff, development and monitoring of branch budget, marketing and public relations, and program development.
  • Experience in management and development of volunteer involvement
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of

the community.

  • Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organization


  • Florida Childcare Director credential required
  • Infant/child CPR & First Aid
  • Annual completion of YMCA Blood Borne Pathogens training
  • Annual completion of YMCA Child Sexual Abuse Prevention class
  • Successfully complete DCF background screening requirements as well as meet the association policies on background screening.
  • Additional training classes as recommended

Keywords: The SKY Family YMCA, Captiva , Assistant Early Learning Director - Venice Location, Other , Venice, Florida

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