SmartStart Site Manager (Before & After School) $300 Incentive

DIVISION: Community Living Connections

LOCATION: Colville

REPORTS TO: Program Manager

SUPERVISES: Lead Teacher, Assistant Teacher, Classroom Aide, and Volunteers


STATUS: Non-Exempt

HOURS: M-F 40 Hours Per Week

SALARY RANGE: 21.65-36.06 Per Hour


Manage the overall school-age program operations and facilities and set appropriate program and staff expectations. The site manager is responsible for being on-site during the program’s operating hours. Plans and implements educational, child directed activities for school age children including the integration of trauma invested practices that support social-emotional learning and self-regulation in the classroom under the oversight of the program manager. Provides supervision, technical assistance, support, training, mentoring and guidance to other teachers, staff and volunteers and provides input into the development of before and after school systems and programs.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the supervision of educational school-age classes, including planning and conducting classes; meets compliance with all classroom objectives outlined by program standards; oversees the collection and organization of appropriate materials; assures that physical environment meets developmentally appropriate standards for school-age children; develops daily lesson plans, which meets developmentally appropriate educational opportunities in all areas.
  • Is able to apply trauma-invested practices that support social-emotional learning and self-regulation in the classroom.
  • Supervises, manages, and monitors the work of assigned staff to promote smooth operations in the classroom; guides and trains volunteers, provides for the ongoing guidance and training of staff, including preparing them for future promotion opportunities; responsible for the immediate discipline of subordinate employees, with support from their assigned supervisor.
  • Communicates with families through a variety of formats, including written, verbal, & approved communication platforms.
  • Monitors systems and records required to evaluate and document assigned services; manages files, tracking sheets and reports; oversees the preparation of reports and correspondence as required.
  • Will document, organize, and enter child and program data using various database systems. * Promotes the school-age program in the community, including speaking to community groups, as directed.
  • Works with the public schools, various social services agencies, and the business community
  • Has initial accountability to resolve problems or emergencies affecting the quality of program services
  • Responsible for basic classroom maintenance, including sweeping and vacuuming after messy projects, to assure the classroom meets safety and health standards.
  • May travel to other centers to provide support, technical assistance and guidance to peers through observations and feedback and informal mentoring; provides other teachers with information and shares expertise to promote their growth.
  • Attend staff trainings and meetings as required.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Education, Skills, and Abilities

AA or BA Degree in Early Childhood Education
Must have a current Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential or ECE State Certificate
Must be enrolled in a college program leading to an AA degree or BA degree
Must be enrolled in a CDA credential or ECE State Certificate program to be completed within two years of hire.


  • Valid driver’s license in the state of residence.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
  • Auto insurance in the amount required by the State of Washington.
  • Physical examination within three weeks of employment.
  • First Aid & Infant/Child CPR card within 45 calendar days of employment.
  • Food Worker’s Card or acquire within 30 calendar days of employment.
  • Acceptable completion of a criminal history check.


  • TB test and proof of test results to the employer prior to the start of employment. New employees do not need a TB skin test if they have written proof of one of the following:
    o A negative Mantoux TB test in the 12 months prior to hire,
    o A previously positive Mantoux TB test with documented proof of treatment;
    o A recent negative chest x-ray and a statement from a health care provider that the employee does not pose a risk to others;
    Medication therapy to treat TB
  • Documentation of Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) immunization:
    o An immunization record indicating that you have received at least one dose of MMR vaccination (An immunization record card is acceptable only with doctor’s signature/initials or stamp).
    o Lab evidence of immunity to measles disease (also known as a blood test or titer).
    o Documentation from a health care provider that the person has had measles disease sufficient to provide immunity against measles.
    o Written certification signed by a health care practitioner, licensed in Washington State— a medical doctor (MD), naturopathic doctor (ND), osteopathic doctor (DO), advanced registered nurse practitioner (ARNP), or a physician’s assistant (PA)—that the Measles, Mumps, & Rubella vaccine is, in the practitioner’s judgment, not advisable for you.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination, HR will need a copy of your vaccination card (if not provided already)

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

* Denotes Essential Functions


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