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Youth Development Professional III

at Boys & Girls Club in Seaford, Delaware, United States

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Under the limited supervision of the 21st Century Project Director, the Youth Development Professional III is responsible for assisting with the development and effective operation of a quality school age tutoring for our 21st Century Grant learning program.


Essential Functions:

 Perform all job responsibilities in compliance with current state licensing requirements for school
age child care centers; address non-compliance issues as needed.
 Within guidelines established by the Childcare/Program Director, effectively deliver a variety of age appropriate programs and activities, which reflect Boys & Girls Club’s five core program areas and
Youth Development Strategy, for children ages 6 – 12.
 Consistently incorporate “high yield learning activities” in all child care programs.
 Help ensure safe implementation of all programs and activities. This involves, but is not limited to: condition of equipment and facilities; age-appropriateness; ability levels; weather; appropriate use of equipment and supplies.
 Directly supervise children and youth within guidelines established by Boys & Girls Clubs of
Delaware, and in compliance with applicable state licensing regulations.
 Meet Office of Child Care Licensing annual training requirements (18 hours).
 Help develop and maintain productive relationships with parents, school faculty and administrators,
Unit Board members, BGCDE administrators and Club professionals, community leaders and
supporters, etc.
 Present yourself as a positive role model for youth at all times.
 Consistently adhere to the policies and practices of BGCDE.
 Contribute toward development of a positive identity and strong presence for the Boys & Girls Clubs in the community.
 Assume other tasks, assignments and responsibilities as needed or directed

 


QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • This is a grant partnership between the Western Sussex Boys & Girls Club and the Laurel School District; therefore, it is highly recommended that candidates are currently working for the Laurel School District as a classroom teacher for elementary or middle school students.
  • It is highly recommended/required candidates be licensed teachers, retired teachers or certified paraprofessionals.
  • Must meet the Delaware First and OCCL Requirements for Early Childhood
  • Must be able to pass an FBI clearance, State of Delaware Criminal History Background Check, National and State Sexual Abuse Registry check, and National and State Child Abuse Registry Check per Delacare regulations.
  • First Aid/CPR Certification, or completion of certification within two months of date of hire.
  • Must possess current State of Delaware/Maryland Teaching Certificate License.

Information on levels of certification: https://deeds.doe.k12.de.us


ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS
: Environmental and working conditions vary from indoors to outdoors; various meeting locations in and out of the Club; occasional statewide travel (e.g. training). Employees are subject to transfer from one department to another and from one club/school site to another as the needs of the organization change.


PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

 Maintain a high energy level.
 Be comfortable working with children ages 6-12 in varying levels of physical activity.
 Regularly speak clearly and hear the spoken word.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
 Maintain a high energy level.
 Be comfortable working with children ages 6-12 in varying levels of physical activity.
 Frequently lifts, carries or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 25 pounds when preparing rooms for activities.
 Typically bends, stoops, walks and sometimes runs on a regular basis while interacting with
children in various activities throughout the day.
 Ability to perform duties effectively under stressful conditions; ability to make decisions quickly
and accurately with tact and impartiality
 Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

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Job Posting: 857237

Posted On: Oct 13, 2021

Updated On: Oct 13, 2021