Afterschool Site Director or Group Leader

Part Time

Website Seacoast Community School

nurturing care and educational programs children of the seacoast

Responsibilities include direct care, being a strong member of our school age team, planning curriculum and more. Afterschool DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES include:
  1. Child Responsibilities
  2. Parent Responsibilities
  3. Curriculum Responsibilities
  4. Professional Responsibilities
  5. General Responsibilities:
    • Follows licensing guidelines to maintain a safe, age appropriate environment
    • Adheres to the mission statement and program philosophy
    • Follows agency policies, procedures and practices
    • Attends and participates in bi-weekly staff meetings with entire staff as well as weekly staff meetings with site team
    • Utilizes administrative staff as a resource for help
    • Completes all required paperwork in a timely manner
    • Assists in the general upkeep of classroom and shared areas
    • Welcomes new ideas and demonstrates flexibility
    • Performs duties in a timely and safe manner, as requested by site director or administrator
In addition, Site Directors have the following supervisory responsibilities: Age Group Responsibilities:
  • Provides leadership to teaching staff
  • Mentors new staff and act as additional support
  • Acts as liaison between direct care staff and administration
  • Problem solves solutions for staff coverage
  • Facilitates communication between classrooms
  • Co-chairs staff meetings
  • Coordinates age group events and projects
  • Collaborates on special projects
  • Attends program meetings as needed
 Qualified persons should have experience and / or education in ECE, EI. Ed or Recreation Group Leaders minimum qualifications are:  Meets minimum school age group leader guidelines required by the Bureau of Child Care Licensing, including the following:
  • must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalency and one of the following:
    1. (1)total of 600 hours working with school-age children
    2. documentation of at least 3 credits in child development, education, recreation, or other relevant field of study, awarded by a regionally accredited college or university
    3. documentation that he or she is a certified coach; or
    4. documentation from or on file with the department that she/he was qualified as a group leader in a school-age program on or before the adoption of these rules in 2017.
Site Directors minimum qualifications are: Meets minimum school age site director guidelines required by the Bureau of Child Care Licensing, including the following:
  • must be at least 20 years of age, have a high school diploma or equivalency diploma and have at least one of the following:
    1. Written documentation from or on file with the department that she or he was qualified and employed as a site director in a school-age program on or before the effective date of these rules in 2017;
    2. A minimum of an associate’s degree in child development, education, recreation, or related field of study, awarded by a regionally accredited college or university;
    3. Certification of successful completion of training as a recreation director plus 1000 hours experience working with children in a licensed child care program, recreation program or a public or private elementary school;
    4. A total of 12 credits in child development, education, recreation, or other field of study focused on children, from a regionally accredited college plus 1000 hours of experience working with children;
    5. Current certification as an educator by the department of education;
    6. Experience working with children totaling 2000 hours and the following:
      1. Current certification as a para II educator by the department of education; or
      2. Both of the following:
        1. Documentation of enrollment in a course for at least 3 credits in child development, education, recreation, or other field of study focused on children, through a regionally accredited college or university and a written plan on file for completion of at least 3 additional credits as specified; and
        2. Within 12 months of the date the individual begins working as a site director, documentation of successful completion of a total of at least 6 credits as specified in b.1. shall be on file for review by the department.

A growing program providing afterschool enrichment and care to school age children grades K-5 in the Seacoast NH area.  Seacoast Community School currently has opening for both Site Director and Group Leader qualified staff.  These positions are part-time in nature, but for those that also qualify to serve as support in our ECE programs, they can be full-time hires as well.  Position and rate of pay available do depend on whether you qualify under DHHS licensing as a Group Leader or Site Director.