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8 Jul 2022


Denver Public Schools – Posted by Denver Public Schools Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Description

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Job Title: Program Supervisor

Department: Extended Learning and Community Schools

Location: Martin Luther King Jr, Middle School

Area: Northeast

Schedule: Traditional 235 work days – PROTECH

FTE: 1.0, full-time

Starting Salary: Annually salary range $45,186-$54,933

Position Objective:

Supervise the day-to-day operations of a high quality on-site before and after school youth program during the school year; and high quality dismissal days and camps. Interpret the philosophy of Denver Public Schools to faculty, staff, parents, visitors and the community. Ensure that Colorado Department of Human Services Child Care and District policies and procedures are followed.

Essential Functions:

Establish and maintain high quality site programs:

Ensure success of year round programs through the use of positive youth development strategies

Ensure program and curriculum delivery is implemented for children during the school year, camps and dismissal days, in an enriching, engaging and enjoyable manner.

Supervise and assist the site staff in the planning and implementation of curriculum, centers, field trips and additional program components.

Plan and implement, with site staff, thematic units throughout the year.

Purchase of supplies according to guidelines and budget limitations.

Oversee and guide the discipline process.

Manage attendance records, ensure staff/student ratios. Communicate the need for adding or reducing staff for actual attendance numbers.

Identify market strategies to maintain and /or increase program enrollment.

Responsible for ensuring parents receive information on all upcoming Discovery Link events including parent/family nights, registration, Dismissal Day Camps or Break Camps.

Manage program registration

Manage multiple partnerships and volunteers for enrichment activities

Manage part-time staff members and review performance annually

Program operations:

Provide accurate and timely information on program operations as requested.

Oversee staff hours and submit time through proper payroll systems.

Maintain a punctual, reliable schedule during your scheduled hours.

Must be able to work both shifts any given day and work split shifts as needed.

Must be at site during afternoon program hours and check-in to the morning program at minimum two times a week and as needed.

Be available by cell phone between the hours of 6:15am-6:30pm.

Substitute as needed for all programs as requested by the Senior Supervisors. Perform all duties, as outlined by the specific job description, of the staff for which you are substituting.

Creating and implementing appropriate systems to ensure best programming practices as approved by the Department of Extended Learning.

Staff management:

Train, supervise and coach all staff members to create a harmonious and efficient working environment.

Responsible for recruiting and hiring for site staff.

Supervise and manage staff corrective action processes when necessary.

Communicate with Supervisor regarding licensing requirements for all staff records.

Observe and engage in program components to enhance staff support and ensure program quality.

Facilitate monthly staff meetings and professional development opportunities.

Obtain and communicate to staff all host school policies and procedures.

Host school cooperation and communication:

Promote a cooperative relationship with all school personnel including the principal, secretary and facility manager.

Attend meetings as required or necessary.

Provide Discovery Link information to weekly school newsletters to parents.

Meet monthly or as needed with principal or designated school staff to update about programmatic successes and challenges. Meet monthly with host school “designated” staff to update program issues through conversation and the Principal Report.

Collaborate with the host school to align discipline procedures and curriculum with school day.

Guidelines, policies, procedures:

Be knowledgeable of, and able to implement, Colorado Department of Human Services Child Care Guidelines.

Become knowledgeable of, and able to implement, ELCS and Discovery Link’s Policies and Procedures.

Supervise and maintain all Discovery Link logs (Accident, Child Abuse, Discipline, Medication, Natural Disaster and Record of Drills.)

Maintain all appropriate records and site information as required by the Department of Human Services.

Process all reports as required by Denver Public Schools and Licensing.

Internal cooperation and communication:

Attend all required department meetings.

Communicate regularly with Senior Supervisors at the Central Office.

Communicate regularly with financial and registration staff regarding program changes, account information and enrollment.

Participate in Administrative Team meetings as required.

Participate on special committees as needed.

Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Professional Development:

Attend all ELCS orientations, training and staff meetings.

Present workshops at ELCS and Discovery Link trainings as requested.

Participate in at least 15 hours of professional development training in accordance with Colorado Department of Human Services and ELCS and Discovery Link expectations and requirements per year.

Evaluate, communicate, coach and encourage professional growth opportunities to staff members.

Licensure & Certification:

Valid Colorado Driver’s License, appropriate insurance coverage and acceptable driving record for the past three years.

Must have reliable transportation and the ability to pick up and deliver supplies at times.

Education & Experience:

Verifiable education or training in work with school-age children in such areas as recreation, education, scouting, or 4-H; and must have completed at least one of the following qualifications:

A 4-year college degree with a major such as recreation, education with a specialty in art, elementary or early childhood education, or a subject in the human service field- OR-

Two years of college training and 6 months (910 hours) of satisfactory and verifiable experience since the age of 18, in the care or supervision of 4 or more children

Minimum of one year supervisory experience in a structured educational setting.

Knowledge & Other Qualifications:

Be at least 21 years of age as defined by Rules Regulating School-Age Child Care Centers.

Must be Able to become First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions and Medication Certified.

Able to demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of Colorado Department of Human Services Child Care Guidelines and Regulations.

Strong organization skills and ability to multi-task.

Computer skills, with database experience a plus.

Experience building relationships and partnerships with diverse people and organizations; strong collaboration skills.

Flexible, self-motivated individual.

Minimum of one year supervisory experience in a structured educational setting.

Evidence of verbal and written communication skills.

Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills.

About Denver Public Schools:

The Department of Extended Learning and Community Schools supports and strengthens DPS students, families, schools and communities by delivering and facilitating high-quality programs and services that extend beyond the traditional school experience. This includes out-of-school-time programs and volunteer and community partnership services. This work creates safe environments where students and families gain the tools, resources and social competencies they need to achieve success.

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth. Learn more at

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors

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