Arlington, Virginia
$20.32 - $33.05 Hourly
Oct 08, 2021
Nov 04, 2021
Full Time
Position Information

NOTE: This is a re-opening to expand the pool of qualified candidates. If you already applied for this position, there is no need to re-apply.

The Department of Parks & Recreation (DPR) is seeking a temporary part-time Preschool Extended Day Supervisor to be responsible for curriculum development, program design, organization, and implementation in support of the Lubber Run Creative Preschooler's and Summer Camp Extended Day Programs, which serves a diverse audience of twenty preschool children daily, from three to five years of age, including children that may have disabilities.

Specific duties include:

  • Planning, organizing, and implementing daily activities in accordance with pre-established curriculum;
  • Administrative duties; monitoring the operational supply budget, ordering supplies, preparing attendance reports, and providing information for calendars and fliers;
  • Supervising, directing and actively participating in daily preschool extended day activities at the assigned center;
  • Evaluating programs and activities seasonally;
  • Recording and reporting children's progress to Full Day Preschoolers Program Staff in preparation for semi-annual child evaluations; and
  • Supporting the Full Day Preschoolers program and staff.
The successful candidate will possess:

  • Strong interpersonal skills to communicate with parents and children;
  • Problem solving and supervision skills for staff, parents and volunteers;
  • Effective and efficient program management; and
  • Monitoring compliance with policies and procedures.

Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field;
  • One (1) year of experience (equivalent of 4 summers) administering recreational programs; and
  • Must be CPR and first aid certified as of the first day of the program.

Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Desirable: Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:

  • Experience assessing the needs of preschool age children;
  • Experience supervising pre-school activities/programs and training staff on resolving issues;
  • Experience working with a culturally diverse population; and d eveloping and maintaining relationships with parent groups or community organizations;
  • Working knowledge of Arlington County and Virginia Department of Social Services State licensing regulations;
  • Experience with human resource and financial resource management; and
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential.

Special Requirements
This selected employee will be required to:

  • Attend monthly preschool teacher meetings and 16 hours of training a year; and
  • Provide negative TB results or submit to a TB screening.
  • Complete MAT- Medication Administration Training (provided by employer).

If the applicant drives themselves to meetings and trainings, the applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment may be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record.

A pre-hire background check will be made on all candidates who are selected for employment. It may include checks of the following: criminal record, driving record, education, professional licensure, and credit history. You may be required to sign a release authorizing the County to obtain your background information.

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