Program Director: Early Childhood Program Director Summary of PositionThe Early Childhood Program Director will oversee the management and development of programs and services designed to meet the needs of families with young children, from birth until school age (5 years). She/He will provide leadership and work collaboratively with a dynamic team involved in a range of projects and programs within this Department. The Director will facilitate programs and provide parents with one-on-one support. She/He will ensure the department’s activities and programs are provided in a manner that ensures safety and security to all individuals. She/He will work as part of a management team under the supervision of the Executive Director in support of the wider mission of Tyndale St-Georges Community Center while acting in accordance with policies and strategies put forth by the Board of Directors. Key Areas of Responsibility Program Design and DevelopmentAssess development and support needs of clients and potential service users. Plan, design, implement, facilitate and evaluate all programs, activities and services pertaining to the Department. Research trends, tools and programs to promote effective Early Childhood education and consider the potential for implementing these in the Department. Community OutreachCollaborate with local organizations and partners in the delivery and development of programs and services. Maintain professional and mutually beneficial working relationships with community partners. Create an outreach strategy to satisfy programing needs. Team ManagementEnsure pertinent quality recruitment, intervention, support, and training for department personnel; provide on-the-job training and support for volunteers; actively participate in management team meetings and endeavours; provide inspirational leadership to the team. Participate in fundraising event and initiatives. AdministrationHelp to plan and manage a budget ensuring monthly tracking and timely reporting of expenditures. In collaboration with the Executive Director, develop an annual workplan that ensures that all our obligations concerning funding requirements, protocols and agreements with funding and community partners are respected; Complete all administrative tasks associated with programs and personnel including compiling statistics, writing reports, maintaining budgets and creating departmental policies. Research and write applications for funding. Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of programs and use the results to improve programs.