Child Development Director – Job Opening

 

You can earn up to $1,500 Bonus for Referring a Child Development Director!

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Are you the next Bangor Region YMCA

Child Development Director?

 

If leading a team of professionals with the goal of supporting the educational, social, and emotional well-being of children in our Child Development programs sounds rewarding to you, we’d love to talk!

 

Fill out our quick application form below, to connect about this position!

 

Our Bangor Region YMCA Child Development Director is a caring, inspiring, motivational, energetic, fun individual who will lead and support a dedicated team of professionals in our Early Childhood Education program and Before & After School programs, providing high-quality, enriching programs for children of all ages. The Child Development Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of our Child Development Department and the critically important, mission-driven programs, including staff recruitment and supervision, fiscal management, program development, and parent and child experience. The Child Development Director is also well-versed in the State of Maine Child Care Facility Licensing Rules.

 

We’re looking for a new team member who can:

  • Provide clear direction, management, development, and quality assurance of the department and its programs including Early Childhood Education and our Before & After School programs.
  • Train, develop, motivate, and educate Child Development staff and volunteers, ranging from young to seasoned professionals. Develops strategies to achieve staffing goals.
  • Assure compliance with state and local regulations as they relate to program areas.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with state childcare licensing agencies, school administrations, parent groups, and other organizations and agencies related to the department’s programs.
  • Work with the Child Development Management team and fellow teachers to elevate the quality of the YMCA Child Development program to achieve the highest standards set by state and national certifying organizations, the Maine Roads to Quality Professional Development Network, and the YMCA.

All while emphasizing the importance of the YMCA’s core values of honesty, respect, caring, responsibility, and kindness, of course!

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Child Development or related field.
  • Two plus years related experience as a coordinator or supervisor of child development programs.
  • Punctual and dependable.
  • Ability to remain calm and think critically during stressful situations.

 

In addition to competitive pay, we’ll provide you with:

  • Opportunities to earn certifications and training to help you advance professionally.
  • Great employee discounts on child care, summer camps, and other YMCA services.
  • A FREE Bangor Region YMCA Membership.
  • Retirement, Medical, Vacation Time, Sick Time, and MORE!
  • Job satisfaction in knowing you make a difference in the lives of community members each day!

 

If you’re still reading, you’re interested!

 

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