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At Discover Our World Academy, we believe in the value and uniqueness of each child we serve. Our childcare experience is designed to promote each child’s own individual social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development. As caregivers and educators, our mission is to provide a safe and developmentally appropriate learning environment, which fosters a child’s natural desire to explore, discover, create, and become a lifelong learner.

Our program is built around the concept that children are born ready to learn. As caregivers, we strive to create a learning environment that is safe, stimulating and encouraging.

Director

Director qualifications and responsibilities.

  • A director is responsible for the general management of the facility, including the following minimum duties:
  • Administering finances, personnel, maintenance, meal planning and preparation and transportation.
  • Administering the facility’s program objectives and activities. Designating a staff person who is responsible for compliance with this chapter in the Director’s absence.
  • Coordinating and planning daily activities with the group supervisors or with the assistant group supervisors in school-age program.
  • Overall program planning.
  • Written evaluation of staff persons on a regular basis, a minimum of one evaluation every 12 months.

A director shall have attained one of the following qualification levels:

A director shall have attained one of the following qualification levels:

(1)  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 1 year of experience with children.

(2)  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 2 years of experience with children.

(3)  An associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 3 years of experience with children.

(4)  An associate’s degree from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 4 years of experience with children.

Group supervisor

Group supervisor qualifications and responsibilities.

  • A group supervisor is responsible for the following minimum duties:
  • Planning and implementing daily program activities.
  • Coordinating activities of assistant group supervisors and aides.
  • Assisting the director with designated activities.

A group supervisor shall have attained one of the following qualification levels:

(1)  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field.

(2)  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 1 year of experience with children.

(3)  An associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 2 years of experience with children.

(4)  An associate’s degree from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 3 years of experience with children.

Assistant group supervisor

Assistant group supervisor qualifications and responsibilities.

  • An assistant group supervisor is responsible for the following minimum duties:
  • Assisting in the implementation of daily activities under the guidance of the group supervisor.
  • Coordinating daily activities and supervising aides in the absence of the group supervisor.

An assistant group supervisor shall have attained one of the following qualification levels:

(1)  A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate and 30 credit hours from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field.

(2)  A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate, including 600 or more hours of secondary training

(3)  A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate, 15 credit hours from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and 1 year of experience with children.

(4)  A high school diploma or a general education development certificate and completion of a post-secondary training curriculum

(5)  A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate and 2 years experience with children.

Aide

Aide qualifications and responsibilities.

  • An aide is responsible for assisting in the implementation of daily program activities.
  • An aide shall have attained one of the following qualification levels:

(1)  A high school diploma or a general educational development certificate.

(2)  A minimum of an 8th grade education and enrollment in a training curriculum described at §  3270.31(c) (relating to age and training). The classroom training portion of the curriculum shall be completed. Documentation of completion of classroom training and continuing enrollment in the training curriculum shall be included in the staff person’s file.

(3)  A minimum of an 8th grade education and 2 years of experience with children.

(c)  An aide or a combination of aides shall be supervised at all times by a staff person qualified at minimum as an assistant group supervisor

*Please note all positions require a back ground check, child abuse clearance, FBI finger print check, CPR certification and first aid certification, and a full physical form from a physician*

*Must have experience with children*