Child Development Program Supervisor – Stepping Stones Child Development Program – Anchorage, AK – Full Time – Exempt

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The Child Development Supervisor provides overall management of the Children’s Development Program including behavioral intervention, client services and program development. This position includes provision of services to meet daycare licensing requirements.

Core Job Responsibilities:

Oversight of children’s daily activities.

Create enhanced child programming to facilitate healthy childhood development.

Facilitate a team environment that includes cross functional training for Child Development staff.

Ensure open communication and problem solving occurs with the clinical staff regarding child and parenting issues.

Essential Job Duties:

Clinical Services and Case Management

Provide child assessment and screening, individual and group parenting skills counseling, advocacy and support for all children at Stepping-Stones.

Maintain licensing files for each child.

Program and Personnel Supervision, Monitoring, and Oversight

Provide for on-going program monitoring to include Child Development staff scheduling and facilitation of regular meetings.

Supervise, scheduling, and conducting performance evaluations for all Child Development staff in accordance with agency policies and procedures.

Screen and recommend for hire of Child Development staff.

Supervise the maintenance of all program supplies and keeps records for accurate accounting and recordkeeping purposes.

Accurately record statistical data, prepare quarterly reports to meet agency and funding source requirements, and submit to supervisor in a timely manner.

Prepare Child Development materials for grant proposals.

Participate in all regularly scheduled staff meetings, staffing/case reviews, consultations, in-service training, and other meetings as assigned by Program Manager.

Provide Child Development billing to finance.

Community Relations

Work closely with school counselors regarding any academic or behavioral problems of school age children residing at Stepping Stones.

Other duties as assigned.


Three (3) years professional experience in an early childhood program providing direct services to children required.

Ability to become a licensure daycare administrator with in 90 days of hire.

Demonstrated knowledge of child development, birth through adolescence.

Demonstrated knowledge of issues affecting children of parents who abuse alcohol and other drugs or parents who are mentally ill and experiencing an addiction.

Demonstrated knowledge of developmental screenings and assessments for children.

Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to meet time deadlines.

Experience maintaining agency and client confidentiality.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrated experience with IBM compatible computer equipment and Windows and Microsoft office software.

Ability to work with individuals and families from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Current TB test, physical, and CPR/First Aid Certification required.

Current Alaska Drivers’ License and good driving record required.

Positions Supervised:

Lead Teachers

Teacher Assistants

Physical Demands And Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by and employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to sit, to reach with hands and arms to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; to occasionally stand and climb stairs, walk; to seldom bend, push, pull, and kneel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or carry up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.