YMCA of Greater Boston Site Director (School Age-OST) in Needham, Massachusetts

Job Description

Position: Site Director

Job Classification: Full-Time

Reports to: Program Administrator

Under the supervision of the Program Administrator, with direction from the Child Development and Out-of-School Time Leadership Team, the OST Director plans, coordinates and provides supervision of the OST program to ensure quality services which provide growth in academics, social emotional development and health and wellness. The Director conducts him/herself in a caring, responsible, honest, and respectful manner and is a role model for colleagues, staff as well as for program families. In addition, he/she ensures focus on programming that promotes healthy living, social responsibility, and youth development.

General Responsibilities:

This employee ensures:

  • The program staff plans and implements classroom curricula that provide growth in skills, self-awareness, group relations, and character development.

  • Adherence to EEC licensing standards, and creates an inclusive culture.

  • Communication of information to parents and community networks.

  • Participation in the Y annual campaign

  • Maintenance of program environments which are safe, healthy, and engaging.

  • Positioning of the YMCA in the community as a resource and asset.


  • Director qualified by Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) regulations

  • Director qualified by the Department of Public Health (DPH) regulations

  • Knowledge of school-based programming and the goals of BPS

  • Must be motivated, energetic, punctual, responsible, and exhibit a positive attitude to be an excellent role model for a children and staff members

  • Ability to lead, teach, and interact with parents, staff, teachers, children, and the school community

  • Full commitment to the mission/philosophy of the designated BPS school and YMCA Program

  • Knowledge of and ability to facilitate Early Education & Care (EEC) regulations

  • Excitement and positive attitude toward working with children Dedication to the pursuit of education (for self and students)

  • Experience working with diverse populations.