Child Care Supervisor Job Description

Child Care Supervisor Job Description

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Child Care Supervisor Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective child care supervisor job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included child care supervisor job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintain up-to-date- knowledge of CalWINs procedures and implement appropriately
Assist with staff recruitment and training
Participate in school-wide professional development continuing education
Upholds policies, standards, and regulations to ensure consistent operations
Maintains daily operations of the classroom in the absence of the lead teacher/group supervisor
Maintains a primary care giving system through routine tasks of interacting, feeding, diapering/toileting and documentation
Ensures per diem staff follows all policies, STARS standards, DPW regulations & individual classroom expectations in the absence of lead teacher/group supervisor
Assist the Lead Teacher/Group Supervisor in the care of the children though the co-ordination and participation of age appropriate lesson plans for the children in the assigned primary group as set forth by the requirements of STARS
Writes and maintains objective child observations across all developmental domains on a weekly basis for the children in the assigned primary group
Maintains an up-to-date portfolio for each child in the assigned primary group by including observations, assessments, classrooms photos documenting experiences and child’s art work

Child Care Supervisor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Child Care Supervisor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NRP

Education for Child Care Supervisor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the child care supervisor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Services, Early Childhood, Associates, Health, Social Service, Social Work, Education, Public Administration

Skills for Child Care Supervisor

Desired skills for child care supervisor include:

Microsoft Office
Labor market and training resources
Community resources
CalWINs procedures and implement appropriately
Compliance with applicable laws and regulations
Aspects of childcare

Desired experience for child care supervisor includes:

Plans individualized activities based on child observations, PA Early Learning Standards and on-going assessments for the child in the assigned primary group
Documents adaptations for IFSP/IEPs on the plans for the children in the assigned primary group
Completes and submits on-going assessments for the children in the assigned primary group according to the requirements set forth by STARS and the assessment agency
Assists in providing a child friendly learning environment that promotes child development in all domains
Directs learning and personal care routines while respecting and observing the child’s interests and cues
Participates in planned daily outside activities- weather permitting

Child Care Supervisor Examples

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Child Care Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of child care supervisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for child care supervisor
  • Assists in rotating learning materials, photos, and art work to maintain interest on a monthly basis or more frequently as needed by the group
  • Maintains a commitment to professionalism
  • Understands and promotes the mission and vision of Saint Vincent Child Care
  • Completes training hours as required by STARS
  • Maintains an up-to-date Professional Development Record as mandated by STARS
  • Completes 2 professional development activities on an annual basis as required by STARS
  • Attends 6 staff meetings per calendar year
  • Communicates effectively with children, parents, co-workers and administration/
  • Frequently interacts with children at eye level using a friendly and courteous tone
  • Completes daily charts for infants/toddlers including an individualized positive note regarding an activity the child participated in for each child in the assigned primary group
Qualifications for child care supervisor
  • Serves as a team player to ensure effective communication and cooperation among parents, coworkers and administration
  • Maintains discipline in a positive manner utilizing redirection more often than time-out
  • Completes and shares a family summary report showing strengths and areas of improvement for each child in the assigned primary group
  • Provides a safe and healthy learning environment
  • Correctly follows diaper changing procedures as mandated by STARS 75% of the time
  • Maintains safety latches on all cupboards containing hazardous substances other items that may cause injury to children
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Child Care Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of child care supervisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for child care supervisor
  • Assists in the labeling of cubbies/mailboxes prior to the first day of care in new classroom
  • Completes and obtains parental signature on the objective observation toll within 45 days of program entity
  • Assists parents at drop off and pick up times ensuring a smooth transition from home to care and care to home
  • Coordinates intake activities and works to maintain enrollment at full capacity
  • Recommends appropriate staffing patterns and physical plant needs necessary to meet the needs of individuals served and to comply with regulatory and accreditation requirements
  • Orients personnel to ensure clear understanding of job responsibilities, department procedures, fire and safety regulations and other department specific requirements
  • Assists with assessing the performance of employees and provides effective operational supervision and support to assigned staff
  • Maintain training logs of associates for NYS licensing
  • Proactively recognize and respond to parent concerns
  • Develop and maintain relationships with relevant government, community, professional, and service organizations
Qualifications for child care supervisor
  • Assists director with center financials that result in a favorable budget outcome
  • Individual should be capable of working as a team and contributes to a clean, safe and caring environment
  • Oversee daily operations complete office duties
  • Supervises onsite child care workers
  • Is responsible for the smooth daily operation of the children’s area in the WeCARE center
  • Ensures the children’s area is safe and secure at all times, well-furnished and maintained for children’s activities
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Child Care Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of child care supervisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for child care supervisor
  • Interacts with children and parents to ensure children are only onsite when parents are in the facility for services
  • Establishes and maintains procedures for parental sign in and out of children to the center to ensure child safety and that there is no access to children by unauthorized individuals
  • Ensures that all procedures are followed at all times
  • Prepares management reports as needed
  • Documents any incidents related to the children’s area
  • Coordinates with care managers if there are any issues with parent use of the children’s area
  • Greets and assists public
  • Assumes responsibilities and other duties as deemed appropriate by the Manager
  • Oversee performance of staff to ensure that families receive quality and tiemly services
  • Provide strong leadership to motivate and empower staff
Qualifications for child care supervisor
  • Assist staff in determining eligibility and need for supportive services including child care, transportation, and ancillary services
  • Monitor clients' monthy child care services to ensure compliance with program regulations and participant attendance level at assigned providers
  • Maintain contact with each client receivieng child care services as required
  • Complete all necessary conty paper documents and forms
  • Maintain communication with child care providers and other stekeholders involved in the operation
  • Must be able to travel between both offices and willing to travel based on client need
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Child Care Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a child care supervisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for child care supervisor
  • Conducts home visits to relative childcare providers
  • Conducts quality assurance reviews of all Child Care Advisors’ cases
  • Assists and prepare responses for quality assurance monitoring
  • Provides training for all new Child Care Advisors and support staff
  • Trouble-shoots problem cases for Child Care Advisors
  • Verifies appropriate forms for funding accuracy
  • Approves problems concerning client fee reductions
  • Tracks attendance and service utilization
  • Refers suspected fraud or misuse to appropriate place
  • Responsible for some CCS daily, weekly, and monthly reporting
Qualifications for child care supervisor
  • Display a professional level of empathy for participants and respect for cultural differences.Ability to learn specialized databases and software systems
  • Understand the importance of helping people access quality child care
  • 3 years of professional experience organizing, planning and developing programs and services at a management level
  • Experience in the operation of Child Care Payment Processing, CalWORKs programs, and CalWIN system
  • Previous child care management, resource and referral, and/or payment experience
  • May coordinate the recruitment, processing and monitoring of local area providers
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Child Care Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of child care supervisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for child care supervisor
  • Recommend appropriate staffing patterns and physical plant needs necessary to meet the needs of individuals served and to comply with regulatory and accreditation requirements
  • Orient personnel to ensure clear understanding of job responsibilities, department procedures, fire and safety regulations and other department specific requirements
  • Assist with assessing the performance of employees and provide effective operational supervision and support to assigned staff
  • Assist director with center financials that result in a favorable budget outcome
  • Offer classroom support to teachers and children as needed
  • Train associates to implement curriculum and classroom management skills in a consistent manner that is age/developmentally appropriate and in compliance with NYS regulations
  • Conduct quarterly classroom and NYS assessments
  • Communicate effectively with the Senior Manager, all management team, co-workers, children, and parents
  • Establishes a well-managed, child oriented learning environment which is healthy, interesting and attractive
  • Greets and registers children from parent/guardian, noting any special instructions that parent may provide
Qualifications for child care supervisor
  • 9 college credits in Early Childhood, Child Development or a related field leading to an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood, Child Development or a related field Plus two years of experience related to caring for children, one year of full-time teaching experience in a child day care center, family or group family day care home or other early childhood program AND one year of experience supervising staff required
  • Or an Associate's degree in Early Childhood, Child Development or related field required
  • Must have one year supervisory experience
  • AA in Early Childhood Education or equivalent preferred OR Child Development permit or CDA required
  • Some college with a plan of study to complete degree or 1-3 years experience, 1+ years with assigned age group preferred.1-2 year early childhood experience preferred
  • Meets education/experience requirements of NY State

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