Before School Site Director – Merrimack YMCA

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Before School Site Director - Merrimack YMCA

Time: 6:30am-8:30am Merrimack YMCA


This part-time Site Director role is for our before school program serving 5-12 year olds in our Merrimack branch from September – June.  There is potential for this role to expand into a full-time position in the future.



  • Developing and implementing developmentally appropriate enrichment classes for differing grade levels.
  • Preparing classrooms for daily activities and collaborating with staff to ensure that objectives are reached.
  • Maintaining accurate program records for child care licensing.
  • Maintaining an organized and efficient program.
  • Adhering to all Child Care Licensing rules.
  • Creating a positive, achievement-oriented, organized and engaging learning environment.
  • Directly supervising Group Leaders and reporting to Director of Happy Kids.
  • Providing consistent rewards and/or consequences for student behavior grounded in positive discipline.
  • Empowering students and staff to make positive choices and serve as role models.
  • Creating and directing project based learning.



  • Minimum of two years supervising experience.
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience.
  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education.
  • Commitment to teamwork and collaboration with diverse populations.
  • Desire to work with preschool and school age students and their families.
  • Outstanding verbal, written, and technological (computer/internet) skills.
  • Ability to build relationships and influence students, staff, community members & families.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Committed to the goals of the program and approach.
  • Love and respect for children.
  • Evidence of efficacy and willingness to be a team player.
  • Belief and commitment to the Y’s mission and values.


The candidate must have the ability to work with people of all ages in both formal and informal settings, must possess a  solution oriented perspective and be flexible and creative, working in an educational setting with a positive, nurturing attitude.



  • Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking & Decision Making
  • Engaging Community
  • Inclusion
  • Developing Self and Others



  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Must be able to act and move fast enough to keep children safe.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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