Manager Day Care
Company: Yale NewHaven Health
Location: New Haven
Posted on: February 22, 2021
Job DescriptionOverview To be part of our organization, every
employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support
our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity,
patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must
guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
The Manager role is within an early childhood classroom and is
responsible for planning and executing developmentally appropriate
practice for mixed age groups of infants and toddlers, or preschool
aged children. The Manager leads one or more classrooms, supervises
and conducts performance management for teaching teams including
Teachers, Teacher Assistants and Substitutes.
- 1.--The Manager role is within a early childhood classroom and
oversees the plans as well as coordinates and implements classroom
strategies to meet the physical, emotional, social and educational
needs of a family grouping of children aged three (3) months to
thirty-six (36) months, or three (3) years to five (5) years in
accordance with Center policy, CT Department of Public Health and
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
- 2.--Provides guidance to staff to ensure an integrated,
harmonious environment for the children and their families.
- 3.--Conducts ongoing performance management for teaching teams
and floating teaching staff including goal setting conferences and
timely completion of mid-year and annual performance reviews.
Develops performance improvement plans with direct reports in order
to grow employees.Clarifies expectations and holds direct reports
- 4.--Mentors other teaching staff as appropriate.
- 5.--Participates in the interviewing and selection of Teachers
and Teacher Assistants.
- 6.--Facilitates close contacts between staff and families for
daily communication about child and Center as well as on going
written reports. Responsible for family conferences at least twice
annually. Conducts family/child intake interviews with the Director
or Assistant Director. Must attend family meetings and other center
functions when possible.
- 7.--Participates in the training of head teacheers, teachers,
teacher assistants, substitutes, volunteers, interns, fellows and
students in field placements.
- 8.--Monitors written daily records, classroom portfolio,
regular curriculum plans, individual child assessments, and parent
- 9.--Participates regularly in staff and professional projects,
committees and meetings. Attends a minimum of twenty-one (21) hours
early childhood workshops per year. Attends all required management
meetings and trainings.
- 10.--Maintains complete awareness of all children's needs and
responds in an effective, timely, and developmentally appropriate
- 11.--Observes, supervises classroom and staff throughout the
day and communicates appropriate information to supervisors,
children, parents, and co-workers.
- 12.--Monitors the teaching team in responsibility for
maintenance of common areas on a rotating basis and the ongoing
maintenance of the classroom environment including cleaning of
toys, maintaining supplies, and creating an orderly learning
- 13.--Rotates the role of 'manager in charge' during the absence
of the Director and Assistant Director.
- 14.--Participates as an Early Childhood Education professional
through NAEYC, or other early childhood organization membership,
and ECE advocacy within the community.
- 15.--Responsible for maintaining health and safety standards in
the program in accordance with Hospital Infection Control, JCAHO
and CT State Licensing Regulations. Responsible for maintaining
ITERS/ECERS and NAEYC Accreditation standards including the NAEYC
Code of Ethical Conduct.Qualifications EDUCATION
Bachelor's Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education,
Early Childhood Special Education or Elementary Education with
course work in child development and learning of children birth
through kindergarten. Master's Degree preferred. A Bachelor degree
in any other field AND 12 credits or more in early childhood or
child development from any college may also be accepted with the
successful completion of the Connecticut Early Childhood Teaching
Credential (ECTC) Individual Review Route within one year of
Three(3) years experience in management of classroom(s) and
engagement in staff professional development. Five(5) to Eight (8)
years' experience in the teaching and care of very young children,
or equivalent combination of experience and/or training.
Administrative and managerial experience preferred including
performance management, finance, budgets,long range planning and
CT ECTC preferred
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Knowledge of
principles of child development and child behavior. First aid, CPR,
Medication administration training. Managerial skills. Knowledge of
budget process, windows, excell.
Ability to climb up and down stairs, and move from a seated
position on the floor to an upright stance. Able to lift 45
Not ready to apply, but interested in working at Yale New Haven
Health? Department: Day Care Center
Sub Category: 1ST LEVEL MGR (MGR/SUP)
Status: Full Time Benefits Eligible
Keywords: Yale NewHaven Health, New Haven , Manager Day Care, Executive , New Haven, Connecticut
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