Responsible for the daily management of the Walden School Residential Program.
This includes direct supervision of the Child Care Workers; development and
implementation of schedules, routines, trips, procedures, and interventions that meet
the needs of students and are consistent with program philosophy; and oversight of
programming to ensure safe and effective service delivery.
SUPERVISOR: Residential Assistant Director
FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide direct and close supervision to Child Care Workers.
Review and ensure that Child Care Workers complete logs, incident reports, service notes and other documentation as required.
Ensure consistency and structure in the milieu on a daily basis.
Ensure that Child Care Workers are following all program policies and procedures, implementing all treatment plan goals, and providing a therapeutic milieu.
Responsible for staff coverage, scheduling and vacation approval.
Develop weekly/monthly plans, as well as obtaining and managing needed funds.
Manage and distribute cash for all recreational and educational activities.
Clothing: Child Care Supervisor is responsible for ensuring children have clean clothes in good condition that fit them.
Personal Hygiene/Hair Grooming: Child Care Supervisor is responsible to ensure children have necessary products for personal hygiene and hair grooming.
Birthdays/Holidays: Child Care Supervisor is responsible for the planning, purchasing and implementation of celebration for all students’ birthdays and for holidays.
Assign and ensure that Child Care Workers bring clients to their medical and nonmedical appointments.
Ensure fire drills. Report any concerns to the attention of the Director.
Ensure that all Child Care Workers complete required trainings.
May be delegated and trained to conduct medication administration or certain medical procedure responsibilities for students.
**May be required to drive students on field trips and/or to mainstreaming classes. Additional driving responsibilities as needed.
**Some lifting may be required when working with young students or students with special needs, however, TLC embraces and celebrates a spirit of inclusion and diversity, and reasonable accommodations and modifications will be made whenever
possible. The diversity of our student population may require that some assignments have a heavier physical responsibility due to safety. If the opening for which you are applying will require more strenuous physical activity, the unique needs will be
discussed at the time of interview.
*Perform other tasks as assigned by the Department Supervisor.
*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
**TLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all employees and applicants for employment are afforded equal opportunity in every area of hiring and employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender identity, age, criminal record (inquiries only), handicap (disability), mental illness, retaliation, sexual
harassment, sexual orientation, genetics, active military, and any other legally protected characteristic.
**TLC embraces and celebrates a spirit of inclusion and diversity, and reasonable accommodations and modifications will be made whenever possible.