Child Care Career Opportunities

The Child Care Council lists employment opportunities for child care professionals free of charge on this page. We do not endorse any child care programs, this page is simply to make our community aware of local employment.


AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM MANAGER at Safe Schools Mohawk Valley

Closing date for applications is 5/11/18 or until position filled.
Submit: Resume, Cover Letter, 3 Professional References
To: Search Committee
Safe Schools Mohawk Valley
106 Memorial Parkway, Utica, NY 13501
or Fax (315) 735-7525
No phone calls, please

Position Summary:
Oversees the successful implementation of a NYS licensed Afterschool Program. Program Manager will work with school district to provide social and emotional programming to at-risk youth during the school day, manage all aspects of the after school program, and support school staff to meet the needs of their students.

Position Duties:

  • Ensure SACC licenses and regulations are implemented and followed daily (when license is required for the program)
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with school staff and administration
  • Oversees hiring of program staff and responsible for daily supervision of program staff
  • Ensure safety and security procedures as they relate to SACC licenses, agency protocol, school building, and district
  • Monitor budgets and works with the Director of Operations regarding budgets for the program
  • Responsible for monthly quarterly, and annual reports
  • Responsible for the overall accountability of the after school program, students and staff
  • Work with the school administration and personnel to ensure effective, quality, appropriate and safe programs for students
  • Assist school administration and teachers to identify appropriate student referrals to agency services, including but not limited to the after school program
  • Collect data needed to meet the objectives and goals of the programs and agency
  • Create and maintain a knowledge base of community-based services for children and families
  • Be available to principals and school staff for consultation and support regarding students and families
  • Participate in required trainings by the agency and SACC license requirements
  • Ensure all program staff, volunteers, and any other person involved in the program receives required trainings by the agency and SACC license
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree including, or in addition to, 12 credits in Early Childhood, Child Development or related field. Transcript will be required at time of hire
  • Experience in after school programs
  • Knowledge of safety and security procedures as they relate to child care programs
  • Knowledge of child abuse and maltreatment identification, prevention, and statutes
  • Knowledge of statutes and regulations pertaining to child day care
  • Three - five years’ experience in health, education, substance abuse, juvenile justice, or other related children and family services
  • Knowledge of school districts and children services
  • Knowledge of community based agencies that service children and families
  • Past experience with training/facilitating groups (adults and children) preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Management experience preferred
  • Compensation competitive based upon experience
  • Excellent benefit package
  • Safe Schools Mohawk Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Experience: *Experience in after school programs: 3 years (Required)

Education: Bachelor's (Required)


Little Lambs - Hiring FT Teacher/Assistant for 4 yr old room.

Seeking qualified preschool teacher that would "co-teach" and grow with our program.  Teacher's Assistant that has experience will also be considered.  Position to start late June or early July. 

Contact Kim Bongiorno for information and to apply,


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Courtney Jenne
Communications Coordinator
(315) 223-7850 Ext. 230

Last updated May 14, 2018