DAY CARE CENTER SUPERVISOR
Under the general supervision of a supervisory official in the Department
of Children and Families, is responsible for the day to day operations of
the assigned Regional School, responsible for program planning, working
effectively with staff, families, and children, as well as maintaining a safe
and healthy environment. Supervises staff and work activities. Prepares
and signs official performance evaluations for subordinates; does related
work as required.
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only.
A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this
job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Supervises the maintenance and cleaning of the physical facility and
supervises the daily work activities of the regional school maintenance
Conducts scheduled inventory reviews of janitorial, repair and maintenance
supplies to ensure that supplies are appropriately stocked; ensures that
supplies are stored in compliance with safety standards.
In conjunction with the building repairer, performs weekly inspections of
equipment used by janitorial, repair and maintenance staff to ensure that
it is in safe working order.
Oversees the food service program in assigned regional schools, and
supervises the daily work activities of food service staff.
Conducts scheduled inventory reviews of food and food delivery supplies
to ensure that supplies are appropriately stocked; ensures that food and
supplies are stored in compliance with health, safety and sanitary standards.
In conjunction with the building cook, performs weekly inspections of
equipment used by food service staff to ensure that it is in safe working
Monitors vendor contracts related to the maintenance of the facility
(pest control, trash removal, snow removal, etc.) to ensure efficient
delivery of services.
Contacts appropriate Office of Education Fiscal Unit designee to obtain
emergency authorization to obtain needed services and, as directed,
may monitor and evaluate delivery of provided services.
As directed, completes admission/ departure forms for students enrolled
in the schools educational program.
Records contracted staff and student daily attendance.
Logs scheduled community trips and outings, identifying staff and
students participating in each scheduled activity.
As required, obtains permission slips for students participating in
Compiles data and documentation and completes "Workers Right
To Know" reports annually and as needed.
Conducts monthly inventory review and notifies building administrator
of missing or malfunctioning supplies.
Maintains food roster information, including current record of those
students participating in school lunch program and other child
nutrition programs, as applicable.
Monitors time spent by contracted vendors to complete assignments
to complete recording and verification of timekeeping record.
Supervises the work operations and/or functional programs and has
responsibility for the effectively recommending the hiring, firing,
promoting, demoting and/or disciplining of employees.
Prepares clear, technically sound, accurate, and informative statistical,
progress, and other reports containing findings, conclusions, and
Supervises the maintenance of routine records, files and reports.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the agency,
office, or related units.
Three (3) years of experience in the direct care and/or training of
the intellectually disabled, teenaged mothers and/or infants in an
institution, general hospital, or education setting.
NOTE: Thirty (30) college credit hours in a curriculum leading to
a degree in psychology, child development, special education, or
nursing may be substituted for one year of the required experience.
Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in
New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee
mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the problems of intellectually disabled children and
adults who are enrolled in Day Care Center and/or in Day Care Program.
Knowledge of the problems likely to be encountered in work involving
the clients enrolled at the Day Care Center.
Knowledge of the methods used in cleaning floors and walls; washing
dishes; and in sterilizing dishes, utensils, tables, and other equipment.
Knowledge of the principles of first aid and accident prevention.
Knowledge of prescribed fire and safety regulations.
Knowledge of the methods used to coordinate and supervise the
activities and operations of a day care facility.
Knowledge of safe food handling methods.
Ability to apply acceptable health, safety and sanitation standards
to the operation and maintenance of a day care facility.
Ability to analyze and evaluate the maintenance needs of the center
and discuss them with the maintenance staff.
Ability to interpret policies and regulations and apply them to specific
Ability to comprehend the problems of the clients who are enrolled in
Day Care Programs and Centers.
Ability to prepare and to supervise the preparation of clear, sound,
accurate and informative reports containing findings, analyses,
conclusions and recommendations.
Ability to supervise the maintenance of essential records, reports
Ability to physically lift, move and position clients as needed.
Ability to supervise assigned staff and plan, organize, and implement
projects within the unit.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording and information systems used by the agency, office or
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English
sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign
Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
as they can perform essential functions of the job with or without
reasonable accommodation. If the accommodation cannot be
made because it would cause the employer undue hardship,
such persons may not be eligible.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for state government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.