Su Yun's Chinese Learning Center

Type: Full-Time

County: Alamdea

Agency: Su Yun's Chinese Learning Center

Agency Description:

We are a K-5 Chinese learning center located in Albany that offers after-school care during the academic school year and day-long camps during the summer. Our mission is to provide high-quality care in a Chinese language setting focused on teaching children Mandarin and the Chinese heritage and culture as well as furthering their learning of STEM-related subjects. The owners are Albany residents with children in the local schools and we strive to bring a positive impact to our local community as well as provide an enriching environment for children to learn the Chinese language and culture.

Company website: http://www.suyunschinese.com

Description

Su Yun’s Chinese Language Center seeks an Enrichment Program Manager to lead and manage day-to-day operations of the after-school and summer programs. The Enrichment Program Manager will be responsible for lesson planning, maintaining student and staff schedules, recruiting staff, and identifying ways to improve as well as expand the program. This position reports to and supports the Director of Administration.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Management

  • Manage and maintain student enrollment schedules, facilitate changes due to absences, coordinate and facilitate safe student pickup from the local elementary schools, and ensure students are picked up by only authorized individuals

  • Responsible for identifying and delivering STEM-based activities that are engaging, hands-on and age-appropriate

  • Ability to deliver, engage, and help students comprehend STEM-based subjects to foster learning utilizing design of experiment or similar methods

  • Identify and lead summer camp activities, determine staffing needs, hire staff, prepare materials, and manage student schedules

  • Oversee the organizing, cleaning, storing and replenishing of supplies

  • Proactively noticing and communicating concerns to appropriate colleagues

  • Being highly alert, focused and taking proactive, preventative measures to keep all students safe

  • Create monthly snack schedule, whilst being mindful of student allergies

  • Use technology to effectively and efficiently disseminate important information to team members

  • Maintain master calendar of daily activities, student roster and staff schedules

  • Monitor inventory and purchase snacks and supplies when needed

People Management

  • Manage teacher aides including recruitment, professional development, training, and scheduling of teacher aides

  • Lead collaborative staff meetings where student and staff schedules, planned activities, enrollment changes and other related matters are discussed and agreed upon

  • Ensure adequate teacher aide staffing to maintain student safety, student pickups, as well as sufficient support for daily activities

Relationship Management

  • Maintain positive student relationships

  • Support and uphold classroom management procedures for all activities and transitions

  • Be the direct point of contact for families

  • Monitor/supervise students during walk from elementary school, at the facility, and outdoors

  • Prepare weekly parent communications detailing the week’s activities

  • Establish relationships with students and create a safe and inclusive environment. Help resolve student conflict

  • Establish relationships with families to ensure feedback is timely and appropriate

  • Meet with prospective families and conduct school tours

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • Bilingual/bicultural in Mandarin and English (required)

  • High level of communication, problem solving, and motivating skills

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills; maintain detailed observations, documentation and record-keeping

  • Self-motivated, excellent verbal and written English communication skills, and the ability to work in and lead a team with integrity as well as provide strong leadership and supervisory skills

  • Commitment to cross-cultural, multilingual education and sensitivity to community needs

  • Knowledge of Health and Safety Code Section 1597.21

  • Familiarity with AB 1207

  • Ability to manage and lead staff

  • Enjoys working with children and youth development

  • Strong communication and social skills with both parents and children

  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail

Day-to-Day Requirements:

  • Demonstrating maturity when dealing with children and sensitive issues

  • Being organized, task-oriented and meeting deadlines

  • Skills in time management and being punctual

  • Flexibility and capability to “think on their feet” to find solutions

  • Being motivated and interested in investing time and effort to grow with the Center

  • Has a sense of humor

Academic and Experience Requirements

  • Holds teaching credentials or any of the following:

    • currently working towards an early education degree or

    • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree from an accredited university

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with elementary age children in a classroom or after-school program

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Lift 20 pounds

  • Perform other duties as assigned

How To Apply

To Apply: Please submit your applications at: https://www.springboardcollaborative.org/get-involved/job-seekers/

Application Deadline: 10/31/2019

Name of Contact: Michele Ling

Contact email address: michele@suyunschineselearningcenter.com