Provide on-site supervision either 6:40 - 7:25 a.m. and 2:25 - 6:00 p.m. or 6:40 - 8:05 a.m. and 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Maintain a safe and nurturing atmosphere
Interact and develop positive relationships with all children
Organize programming so the children are active, involved, and successful
Provide and model effective discipline techniques
Operate the program within licensing, accreditation, and program regulations
Plan & Implement Activities
Full-time Site Facilitators are expected to work & plan 40+ hours per week (no paid overtime); some weekends and nights
Set schedule & curriculum; Offer a variety of choices to all age groups
Organize and implement Jump Start Our Learning Time (JOLT)
Check-out & utilize clubs on a weekly basis; Develop or revise club curriculum
Communicate with staff to foster completion & implementation of daily curriculum
Plan/work all scheduled Columbia Public School's early release days and Adventure Club's Full-Day Programs
Purchase & stock supplies as needed
Supervise, coach, mentor and evaluate 5-18 staff persons
Initiate on-site introduction and training
Ensure all staff obtain expected training hours
Ensure all staff are current on TBs & physicals
Communicate daily staff expectations (debrief each day)
Educate staff in regards to licensing & accreditation regulations
Teach staff conflict-resolution strategies with the children
Set example for your staff through modeling. (i.e. be on time, come prepared, etc.)
Arrange substitutes as needed at your site
Maintain staff to child ratio at all times (1:12)
Prepare and organize break schedules within appropriate deadlines
Hold site staff meetings every two weeks
Track staff paperwork to ensure it is turned into the office in a timely manner and is kept current
Provide necessary and appropriate discipline and consequences for staff failing to abide by Adventure Club's staff policies & procedures listed in Staff Handbook
Supervise and evaluate Field Experience & Service Learners Students from various educational programs on campus and within the community
Communicate with Parents, School Staff, Adventure Club Administrators, Licensing & Accreditation
Communicate and develop positive relationships with each
Ensure parents have received & abide by Parent Handbook policies
Enforce & follow up on policy violations/infractions
Post/display/hand out flyers, newsletters, & additional paperwork as needed
Maintain positive working relationships with the school administration and inform them of activities and/or problems as needed
Advise & consult with Adventure Club administrative staff as problems, situations, or emergencies arise on site
Vacation/days off need to be approved by Director and Associate Director and need to be planned according to program needs & schedule (i.e. days Columbia Public Schools are not in session, staff must still observe the UMC calendar)
Send monthly summary of accomplishments, activities, & situations to the Director and Associate Director
Each semester hold an orientation for parents
Budget Paperwork: Monthly ledger , receipts, FSD and Adventure Club scholarship attendance forms
Additional Paperwork: Monthly newsletter, additional flyers, self-evaluations, end of the year summary, etc.
Committees, Trainings, Projects, and Other Meetings
Standing Committee: Participate in one of four committees: Curriculum, Staff Development, Family Education, and Community Relations
Attend and Provide Training: Adventure Club will host multiple training sessions each school year. Site Facilitators are required to attend trainings and may be asked to teach as well.
Mandatory HR Trainings: Per University policy, all full time staff are required to complete a series of trainings.
Fire Extinguisher Training: All staff are required to complete online fire extinguisher training.
CPR and First Aid Training: Full time Site Facilitators are required to obtain CPR & 1 st Aid certification before starting at site. Full time Site Facilitators are required to become Certified CPR &1 st Aid Instructors during the school year.
Break Projects: During Thanksgiving, Winter, and Summer Breaks, staff choosing to work during that time will be assigned projects to complete by the administrative team.
Staff Meetings: Attend and participate in weekly office staff meetings.
Special Teams: Will be formed as needed for special projects. The Site Facilitators can volunteer or will be assigned to these teams. Assigned tasks need to be completed; time frames will vary.
Mandatory Attendance Events (examples include but are not limited to)
Assisting with the MU Homecoming Parade
SA Recognition Dinner
SF Recognition Luncheon
New SFs and CCAs are required to attend the MOSAC PDI
Parent orientation is an important tool to ensure parents learn and understand the policies and procedures for the Adventure Club program. Each site will hold one parent orientation in August and one in January. As parents enroll beyond each orientation, you will need to use the parent checklist on an individual basis. The template for the power point presentation for this event is located in network space.
Site Binder Expectations
All programs are required to compile a program binder that must be completed by January and items added through May. An outline will be provided. The binder will be turned in to Associate Director during the end of the year check in period. This binder will serve as a tool for supporting documentation during licensing, accreditation, and DESE visits.
Site Memory Book: Pictures outlining the year at each site are organized in a 21 school-wide Shutterfly book.
Club Check-in: Clubs are checked out each week (on Monday) to be used at each site. Most clubs are weekly. These clubs are checked in on Friday from 9-10 a.m. Clubs must be stocked, copies of worksheets made and cleaned at check in time. Clubs are to be checked in by Curriculum Committee.
Communicate with Office Administration: Each Site Facilitator determines when he/she needs to talk with the Director, Associate Director, Program Coordinators, or Office Supervisor. Obvious reasons (not limited to, but could include): serious behavior problems with children, uncooperative staff, questions about school policies or conflict with school staff, and upset parents. The Administrative Staff maintains an open door policy; however, Site Facilitators are expected to come with suggestions & ideas for possible solutions after using other available resources (i.e., peers, mentors, problem-solving strategies, etc.).
Compliance with Licensing & Accreditation Regulations.
Ability to lift more than 1 lb.
Other duties to be assigned
Salary Range: $35,194 - $36,511 annually, based on 12 months work. If the candidate chooses to not work during summer months, or are not offered a summer position, an unpaid leave of absence could occur.
University Title: Child Development Teacher
Internal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.
Monday - Friday
Flexible work schedule between morning and afternoon site shifts.
Associate's degree in early childhood education, child development or related area or the equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Bachelor's Degree preferred.
An associate's degree with at least eighteen hours of child related coursework , or an equivalent of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities can be acquired is preferred. Six months of experience in planning programs involving children is preferred. A bachelor's degree is preferred . Adequate experience with computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, and Outlook email are necessary. The ability to be both tactful and flexible, along with the use of good judgment and utilizing common sense when making decisions involving the Adventure Club program is required.
If hired, continued employment is contingent upon approval by the Department of Health & Senior Services, Bureau of Child Care for Facility Director of the site in which you are placed.
A completed TB & physical form will be required if offered a position.
All full-time Site Facilitators will need to complete CPR/1 st Aid class & University Orientation program within one month of hire date.
All full-time Site Facilitators must also achieve CPR/1 st Aid Instructor certification within three months of hire date.
All Adventure Club manuals should be read within the first week of employment.
If hired, the Family Registry Form must be immediately submitted. You are also required to complete a fingerprint background screening.
In addition to the online application, please provide A Facility Director Certification Request Form indicating approval for facility director for 61+ children from the Department of Health & Senior Services, Bureau of Child Care, transcripts , list of references , and a cover letter must be attached to the University of Missouri application. Contact the Bureau of Child Care at 573-751-2450 for more information on completing and receiving the Facility Director Certification Request Form .
This is a 9-10 month position, depending on the CPS calendar, with summers negotiable. Full-time exempt salaried position with no over-time pay option.
In the past, Adventure Club has operated seventeen summer programs, with ten-eleven Site Facilitator positions available. For those interested in working over the summer, an application process is utilized and a decision is made based on experience, performance, and availability. There are no guarantees for all who want to work. If there are ten positions and eleven people apply, one will not get summer offers and would be placed on a leave of absence.
Full-Time Site Facilitators receive supervision from the Director & Associate Director of Adventure Club.
Quality training opportunities and professional development.
Attendance at state conferences.
Full University of Missouri benefits such as: educational assistance, medical and dental options, twelve days paid leave per year, four personal days per year, eight paid holidays, annual extended winter break paid leave, trainings coordinated by Human Resources and IATS, and much more.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.
To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.
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