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2023 Summer Site Director

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Scholars Unlimited is a community-based non-profit program helping young learners master critical literacy skills. Our summer program is geared toward grades K-5 and includes reading, SEL, STEM, and enrichment components. We are currently recruiting for Site Directors with at least three years (5460 hours) of full-time experience with school-aged children. Programs are from June 12 to July 21, 2023. This position is 40 hours per week. Hours for this position are Monday – Friday, times will depend upon the school site: Approximately, 8 am-5 pm. Schools will be located in the Denver, Aurora, Sheridan and Westminster areas.  Staff will be required to attend training sessions the week of June 5th. 



Under the supervision of the Multi-site Manager, the Site Director will coordinate, supervise, plan and implement activities for our summer school age program for K-5th grade students. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities: Coordinate Scholars Unlimited’s school site-based extended learning, enrichment, and family literacy programs at public elementary schools, including:

  • Overall program coordination and supervision of summer program 

  • Develop and oversee the implementation of age-appropriate lesson plans and activities for youth 

  • Strong ability to perform job duties autonomous

  • Follow child care licensure compliance 

  • Supervise and support staff in programs

  • Substituting at site when necessary 

  • Liaison between Scholars Unlimited and school staff

  • Committed to keeping the integrity of program design 

  • Responsible for care and safety of participants and guests during program hours, maintaining safe environment at all times and notifying supervisor of any hazards/security issues as soon as possible

  • Evaluate and document participant growth and development, relaying information to parents through both oral and written communication when needed 

  • Respond to emergency situations as required and maintain accurate reporting

  • Maintain accurate participant files (medical records, permission slips, etc.)

  • Compose parent letters/information for communication 

  • Maintain stock of necessary supplies

  • Maintain a clean and organized program area

  • Performs other duties as assigned

**Committed to following all Policies and procedures and implementing the best practices of Scholars Unlimited as stated in our staff handbook


Minimum Qualifications

Must be a minimum of 21 years of age. Ability to be qualified as a child care program director, which includes educational experience with education, child development, and/or recreation management. Have a current CPR/First Aid and Medication Administration certificates or be able to obtain within 30 days of hire date. Must possess all child care licensing certifications within 30 days of hire date.

Background check and fingerprinting required. 


Desired Skills and Experience: 

  1. Program coordination skills, including the ability to plan, specify tasks, supervise staff, problem solve, and implement activities.

  2. Knowledge, experience, and expertise in youth development, behavior management, and enrichment programs.

  3. Communication skills, including written, verbal and strong interpersonal skills.

  4. Attention to detail and ability to maintain records.

  5. Ability to follow protocol and adhere to program and external procedures.

  6. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, with minimal supervision.

  7. Ability to work with diverse populations and experience in working with children.

  8. The Spanish language is highly desirable.

  9. Strong computer skills (Office and data entry skills)

  10. BA or BS Degree preferred

Compensation: $20.00