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Position Title: Pre-K Program Director

Position Type: Full Time (40+ hours per week)

  • Hours may include before and after school shift hours (7-8:30am & 3pm-6pm)

 

Center Hours:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Morning Hours 7:00 – 8:30 am 7:00 – 8:30 am 7:00 – 8:30 am 7:00 – 8:30 am 7:00 – 8:30 am
Evening Hours 3:00 – 6:00pm 3:00 – 6:00pm 12:00 – 6:00pm 3:00 – 6:00pm 3:00 – 6:00pm

 

Program Description:  

 

Pre-K Before and After School Care Program Description: The USC Before and After School Pre-K program is formed in conjunction with the Kansas City Kansas Early Childhood Center. The program serves approximately 40 students between the ages of 3 to 5 years of age in the urban core of Wyandotte county. The program provides a safe and educationally enriching alternative for children during non-school hours. Our goal is to set students up for productive school days through an effective morning routine that helps accomplish daily goals, with a mix of independent and organized activities, and educational and recreational opportunities. 

 

Our program enhances preschoolers’ confidence and boosts school readiness by providing activities to help children become problem solvers and lifelong learners. Through independent exploration, structured activities, and hands-on learning, children work on early literacy, math, science, and social concepts. We desire to develop the whole child through high-quality childcare and by tending to each child’s social and emotional needs, mixed with a healthy dose of physical activities. Every day in our before and after school program, children will have the opportunity to participate in:

  • Whole-group instruction 
  • Small-group activities that provide skill-based learning opportunities
  • Daily literacy -building activities
  • Child-directed play in learning centers 
  • Reflection of daily experiences

 

Pre-K Program Director Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure all paperwork and files are in compliance with existing childcare regulations.
  • Design, implement, and instruct curriculum for Pre-K Before and After School Care programming that promotes students emotional, physical, and intellectual development.
  • Train and supervise staff.
  • Provide a safe, warm, productive environment for students and staff.
  • Maintain a sanitary and safe environment.
  • Oversee daily activities.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date student, staff and after-school program records and provide periodic reports.
  • Prepare instructional objectives and lesson plans.
  • Ensure periodic and annual program evaluation including feedback from staff, parents, and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure preparation of snacks for students.
  • Obtain continuing education courses/credits/ and other compliance measures as needed to ensure certification.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • BS/BA degree (or equivalent experience)
  • Able to be licensed as a Pre-K Director in KS
  • Experience working in a licensed childcare facility
  • Child Development Association (CDA) Credentials
  • Completed KDHE Record of Observations
  •  Proficient in MS Office
  • Ability to work with an ethnically diverse population
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and efficient
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish good relationships
  • The ability to work independently
  • Have great initiative and leadership qualities
  • Possess a deep love for children in the inner city

 

Pay Range: Commensurate with experience.

Please submit your application here. All questions can be emailed to info@theusc.org. 

Position Type: Part Time

Reports to: Pre-K Program Director KCECC Site

 

Center Hours:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Morning Hours 7:00 – 8:30 am 7:00 – 8:30 am 7:00 – 8:30 am 7:00 – 8:30 am 7:00 – 8:30 am
Evening Hours 3:00 – 6:00pm 3:00 – 6:00pm 12:00 – 6:00pm 3:00 – 6:00pm 3:00 – 6:00pm

 

Program Description:  

 

Pre-K Before and After School Care Program Description: The USC Before and After School Pre-K program is formed in conjunction with the Kansas City Kansas Early Childhood Center. The program serves approximately 40 students between the ages of 3 to 5 years of age in the urban core of Wyandotte county. The program provides a safe and educationally enriching alternative for children during non-school hours. Our goal is to set students up for productive school days through an effective morning routine that helps accomplish daily goals, with a mix of independent and organized activities, and educational and recreational opportunities. 

 

Our program enhances preschoolers’ confidence and boosts school readiness by providing activities to help children become problem solvers and lifelong learners. Through independent exploration, structured activities, and hands-on learning, children work on early literacy, math, science, and social concepts. We desire to develop the whole child through high-quality childcare and by tending to each child’s social and emotional needs, mixed with a healthy dose of physical activities. Every day in our before and after school program, children will have the opportunity to participate in:

  • Whole-group instruction 
  • Small-group activities that provide skill-based learning opportunities.
  • Daily literacy -building activities
  • Child-directed play in learning centers 
  • Reflection of daily experiences

 

Pre-K Before and After School Teacher Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and maintain a constructive and ongoing rapport with children and parents
  • Create activities that are fun and educational for the children
  • Collaborate with other teachers to ensure that the school fosters an environment that is inviting and nurturing for every child
  • Deliver reports on potential concerns about students as to management as needed
  • Manage day-to-day classroom activities, including structured lessons, free play, bathroom breaks, lunch time and rest time for students

Requirements:

  • Committed Follower of Jesus Christ
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Ability to work with ethnically diverse population
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and efficient
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish good relationships with young people
  • The ability to work independently
  • Possess a deep love for children and teens in the inner city

Compensation:  $11-$14 per hour depending on experience.

Please submit your application here. All questions can be emailed to info@theusc.org.

Position Title: Life Enrichment l Program Coordinator

Position Type: Full Time (40+ hours per week)

Reports to: Director of Programming

 

Life Enrichment l Program Description

Life Enrichment I is a holistic after school discipleship and leadership development program for 2nd- 5th grade students that meets on Mondays, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays from 3:00pm to 6:00pm and Wednesday from 12:30pm to 6pm.  Staff engage with students and work with them to complete Bible studies, community service projects, leadership/character development, host social events, and lead cultural/educational enrichment events. 

 

Life Enrichment l Program Coordinator will:

  • Partner with the Director of Programming to develop a strategic plan for LE I
  • Develop/organize curriculum and schedule activities for the program
  • Evaluate program effectiveness by reviewing curriculum, past activities, measuring student achievement and growth by gathering input through various survey/assessments
  • Evaluate the current discipline procedures and implement any changes, if necessary
  • Recruit students to enroll into LE l
  • Serve in LE l students school(s) weekly.
  • Lead students in prayer, devotion & Bible study
  • Mentor students as needed (individual assessment is critical)
  • Drive USC vehicles to pick-up students from school
  • Prepare snacks for students
  • Lead exercise with the students
  • Assist with all Life Enrichment l programs 
  • Plan a monthly social event for LE students
  • Teach & assist with Soul Food Programming.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

SUMMER ACTIVITIES (Including, but not limited to):

  • Serve with the Summer Enrichment ministry
  • Serve with the Summer Outreach 
  • Partner with the USC team to prepare for upcoming ministry year
  • Assist with other activities as needed

Pay Range: $38,000-42,000

Please submit your application here. All questions can be emailed to info@theusc.org.

Position Title: Life Enrichment II Program Coordinator

Position Type: Full Time (40+ hours per week)

Reports to: Director of Programming

 

Life Enrichment Il Program Description

Life Enrichment II is a holistic after school discipleship and leadership development program for 2nd- 5th grade students that meets on Mondays, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays from 3:00pm to 6:00pm and Wednesday from 12:30pm to 6pm.  Staff engage with students and work with them to complete Bible studies, community service projects, leadership/character development, host social events, and lead cultural/educational enrichment events. 

 

Life Enrichment II Program Coordinator will:

  • Partner with the Director of Programming to develop a strategic plan for LE II
  • Develop/organize curriculum and schedule activities for the program
  • Evaluate program effectiveness by reviewing curriculum, past activities, measuring student achievement and growth by gathering input through various survey/assessments
  • Evaluate the current discipline procedures and implement any changes, if necessary
  • Recruit students to enroll into LE lI
  • Serve in LE lI students school(s) weekly.
  • Lead students in prayer, devotion & Bible study
  • Mentor students as needed (individual assessment is critical)
  • Drive USC vehicles to pick-up students from school
  • Prepare snacks for students
  • Lead exercise with the students
  • Assist with all LE II  programs 
  • Plan a monthly social event for LE II students
  • Teach & assist with Soul Food Programming.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

SUMMER ACTIVITIES (Including, but not limited to):

  • Serve with the Summer Enrichment ministry
  • Serve with the Summer Outreach 
  • Partner with the USC team to prepare for upcoming ministry year
  • Assist with other activities as needed

Pay Range: $38,000-42,000

Please submit your application here. All questions can be emailed to info@theusc.org.

Position Title: Life Enrichment III Program Coordinator

Position Type: Full Time (40+ hours per week)

Reports to: Director of Programming

 

Life Enrichment IlI Program Description

Life Enrichment III is a holistic after school discipleship and leadership development program for 2nd- 5th grade students that meets on Mondays, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays from 3:00pm to 6:00pm and Wednesday from 12:30pm to 6pm.  Staff engage with students and work with them to complete Bible studies, community service projects, leadership/character development, host social events, and lead cultural/educational enrichment events. 

 

Life Enrichment III Program Coordinator will:

  • Partner with the Director of Programming to develop a strategic plan for LE III
  • Develop/organize curriculum and schedule activities for the program
  • Evaluate program effectiveness by reviewing curriculum, past activities, measuring student achievement and growth by gathering input through various survey/assessments
  • Evaluate the current discipline procedures and implement any changes, if necessary
  • Recruit students to enroll into LE lII
  • Serve in LE lII students school(s) weekly.
  • Lead students in prayer, devotion & Bible study
  • Mentor students as needed (individual assessment is critical)
  • Drive USC vehicles to pick-up students from school
  • Prepare snacks for students
  • Lead exercise with the students
  • Assist with all LE III  programs 
  • Plan a monthly social event for LE III students
  • Teach & assist with Soul Food Programming.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

SUMMER ACTIVITIES (Including, but not limited to):

  • Serve with the Summer Enrichment ministry
  • Serve with the Summer Outreach 
  • Partner with the USC team to prepare for upcoming ministry year
  • Assist with other activities as needed

Pay Range: $38,000-42,000

Please submit your application here. All questions can be emailed to info@theusc.org.

Position Title: Life Enrichment Program Mentor/Tutor

Position Type: Part Time (20-25 Hours /wk)

Reports to: Director of Programming

 

Life Enrichment Program Description

Life Enrichment  is a holistic after school discipleship and leadership development program for 2nd- 12th grade students that meets on Mondays, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays from 3:00pm to 6:00pm and Wednesday from 12:30pm to 6pm.  Staff engage with students and work with them to complete Bible studies, community service projects, leadership/character development, host social events, and lead cultural/educational enrichment events. 

 

Life Enrichment l Program Coordinator will:

  • Recruit students to enroll into LE 
  • Serve in LE  students school(s) weekly.
  • Lead students in prayer, devotion & Bible study
  • Mentor students as needed (individual assessment is critical)
  • Drive USC vehicles to pick-up students from school
  • Prepare snacks for students
  • Lead exercise with the students
  • Assist with all Life Enrichment  programs 
  • Assist in planning  a monthly social event for LE students
  • Teach & assist with Soul Food Programming.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

SUMMER ACTIVITIES (Including, but not limited to):

  • Serve with the Summer Enrichment ministry
  • Serve with the Summer Outreach 
  • Partner with the USC team to prepare for upcoming ministry year
  • Assist with other activities as needed

Pay Range: $13-15 an hour

Please submit your application here. All questions can be emailed to info@theusc.org.

Position Title: Soul food Coordinator

Position Type: Part Time (20-25  hours per week)

Reports to: Director of Programming

 

Soul Food Program Description

Soul Food (SF) is an evangelistic and discipleship ministry for students in grades K-12 held on Thursday evenings from 5pm to 8:30pm. Staff/volunteers engage with students by playing games and sharing a meal with them. Students then come together for praise and worship and to hear a Biblical message presented by a USC employee/volunteer.

 

Soul Food Program Coordinator will:

  • Partner with the Director of Programming to develop a strategic plan for SF.
  • Encourage USC cross-program participation by increasing awareness and excitement of all USC programs. 
  • Train volunteers and interns to lead various components of the program
  • Recruit students to enroll into SF
  • Lead, plan, organize and coordinate SF activities
  • Curate music, create powerpoints and work media
  • Study for lessons and lead sessions when scheduled
  • Serve as a Discipleship Mentor
  • Serve in KCKPS school(s) weekly
  • Mentor students as needed 
  • Other duties as assigned

 

SKILLS NEEDED

  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills
  • Superb written and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to establish good relationships with young people
  • The ability to work independently
  • Have great initiative and leadership qualities
  • Possess a deep love for children and teens in the inner city

Pay Range: $13-15 an hour

Please submit your application here. All questions can be emailed to info@theusc.org.