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“Clayton Youth Enrichment team members are child-focused, caring, adaptable and dependable. We model a growth mindset by understanding our strengths and weaknesses, asking for help when needed, and accepting that we can all learn and improve while owning and learning from our mistakes.”

We’re looking for individuals who are committed to preparing children for great lives. If you love helping children grow, learn and flourish then a career with Clayton may be right for you.

When you work for Clayton, you’re making a direct impact on future generations as you teach students important life skills that go beyond reading, math and science. Through fun group activities, Clayton Kids learn how to communicate clearly, set goals, create a plan to reach those goals, and make good decisions along the way. Our staff team acts as mentors and role models as we all work together to create a thriving, welcoming after-school community.

Careers at Clayton are great for:

Child Care Professionals
College Students
Retirees
School Employees
Stay-at-home Parents
Those looking for a flexible work schedule

Our Benefits Include:

Competitive Salaries
Paid Training, holidays, vacation and sick time
401K Plan with Employer Match
Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Supplemental)
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Free or Reduced School Aged Child Care
Employee Discounts (T-Mobile)

*Some benefits are based on employment classification and status; not all benefits are applicable for every position.

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All personal information will be kept in strictest confidence. Clayton is an equal opportunity employer.

After School Care Specialist (Part-time)
Clayton Youth Enrichment is currently recruiting After School Program Specialists for Fort Worth, Crowley and Keller.

Clayton is a before and after school youth enrichment program. We serve over 80 locations in the Fort Worth, Crowley, Keller and Birdville ISD.

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Clayton After School Care Specialists receive 40+ hours of training that equips them to plan and lead activities and offer experiences that help children learn new things, develop and maintain healthy relationships with adults and other children, and to support each child’s academic and personal success. This includes:

  • Leading small groups in structured academic enrichment activities
  • Supervising and guiding various “free choice” activities while children get snacks and unwind from the school day
  • Treating each child with dignity and respect no matter their cultural or socioeconomic background
  • Recording daily attendance and knowing the number, names, and age of children in their assigned groups at all times
  • Maintaining confidentiality of parents, children and staff
  • Attending staff meetings and agency training as required

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • A desire to work in a youth serving organization that is committed to living our core values: Clayton Youth Enrichment team members are child-focused, caring, adaptable and dependable. We model a growth mindset by understanding our strengths and weaknesses, asking for help when needed, and accepting that we can all learn and improve while owning and learning from our mistakes.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • No experience required – We will train you!

Job Type:
Part-time

Hours:
Monday through Friday – 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Salary:
Starting at $13.00/hour

After School Site Coordinator (Full-time)

Clayton Youth Enrichment is currently recruiting After School Site Coordinator for Fort Worth, Crowley, and Keller ISD.

Clayton is a before and after school youth enrichment program. We serve over 80 locations in the Fort Worth, Crowley, Keller, and Birdville ISD.

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure the program meets all agency, regulatory and contract requirements.
  • Be an advocate for social emotional learning and the mission, vision and values of the agency.
  • Develop and plan program activities appropriate to the interest and needs of the children and address specific components as required by the grant and school district need.
  • Commit to implementing Clayton’s SEL based curriculum and program structure.
  • Coordinate program with the school site and ensure a positive working relationship.
  • Collaborate with external community resources to enhance the program.
  • Work to continually improve program based on evaluations and feedback from key stakeholders.
  • Adhere to all school requirements regarding use of building facilities.
  • Familiarize the parents of newly enrolled children with the program’s expectations and routines.
  • Maintain and submit accurate program paperwork (i.e. enrollment and attendance records).
  • Purchase supplies and manage center level budget. May include but is not limited to; maintaining accurate spending records, submitting purchase orders and invoices, managing contracted services, and monitoring staff time cards and work hours.
  • Actively promote the success of the program through marketing efforts. Work with the school to recruit eligible students and maintain minimum enrollments and participation goals.
  • Participate in school community service, parent organizations and other school functions.
  • Provide leadership to assigned staff, and be a positive role model. Direct and orient program staff, contractors, and volunteers to ensure service quality and support for program goals.
  • Attend regular meetings with the Area Program Manager and school personnel as assigned.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field is strongly preferred
  • At least 4 years working with youth programs or in a school district environment
  • At least 2 years of supervisory or leadership experience in a similar setting

Job Type:
Full-time

Salary:
Starting at $16.00/hour

Early Childhood Teacher (Full/Part-time)
Clayton Youth Enrichment is currently recruiting After School Care Specialist for Fort Worth, Crowley and Keller.

Clayton is a before and after school youth enrichment program. We serve over 80 locations in the Fort Worth, Crowley, Keller and Birdville ISD. If you love working with children then we have the job for you….

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for planning and implementation of program directives which meet agency and regulatory standards.

  • Provide a safe and healthy environment for the children
  • Plan and provide children with developmentally appropriate activities and experiences with a good balance between free choice and planned activities
  • Complete and implement plan sheets weekly
  • Consider each child in relation to his/her cultural and socioeconomic background, treating each child with dignity and respect
  • Coordinate food service
  • Share upkeep of facilities used by the agency
  • Maintain confidentiality of parents, children, and staff
  • Attend staff meetings and agency training as required

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • MUST have at least 1-year early childhood experience (12 to 18-month-old)

Job Type:
Part-time

Salary:
Starting at $13.00/hour

Administrative Assistant (Full-time)

Clayton Youth Enrichment is currently recruiting for an Administrative Assistant.

Clayton Youth Enrichment is Tarrant County’s largest, on-site, youth enrichment provider. The non-profit agency serves 7,000+ children and families annually through its after school and other out-of-school time enrichment programs.

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handles a variety of recurring and non-recurring assignments.
  • Communicates effectively with managers to prioritize competing assignments.
  • Work effectively with colleagues and clients by consistently practicing punctuality, respect for deadlines, collaborative problem solving, and honest communication.
  • Examples of specific duties to be handled by the Administrative Assistant are: compiling of reports for board meetings, updating board rosters, scheduling internal and external meetings involving the Management Team, setting up rooms for meetings and gathering information for reports/proposals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Ability to perform all job requirements satisfactorily and meet the Education/Experience, Reasoning Ability, Personal Skills/Characteristics, Physical Conditions, Work Environment and Environmental Conditions listed below
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and phone etiquette
  • Able to maintain confidential information
  • Punctual
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Be customer service driven
  • Two years of experience with Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word and Excel

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum three years administrative experience in a professional office setting
Senior Accountant/Controller (Full-time)

Reports to Director of Finance

Full time, exempt position

Clayton Youth Enrichment, a 501(c)3 is currently looking for an accountant/controller to join the corporate team in Fort Worth under the direction of the Director of Finance.  The successful candidate will be a hands-on, participative manager directly involved in the day-to-day financial activities of the organization.

Candidates must have:

  • Bachelors or Associate degree in accounting, economics or finance with >3 years general ledger accounting experience
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Demonstrate strong sense of urgency and initiative
  • Possess strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Experience with Sage Intacct or other accounting ERP system a plus, with ability learn new systems 
  • Due to the high use of Excel in performing these duties, must have advanced Excel proficiency with ability to perform the following minimum functions:  sumif, sumifs, index/match, pivot tables, if/and/conditional formulas

Primary responsibilities include: 

  • Perform cash management, including reconciliation of cash accounts and preparation of cash flows.
  • Prepare and upload transactions into accounting system from various sources, including payroll (Paycom) and fee revenue (School Care Works).
  • Perform reconciliations of general ledger and sub-ledger accounts, depreciation, employee taxes, insurance, and payroll liabilities.
  • Maintain high-level proficiency and provide leadership in use of agency’s accounting software programs.
  • Assist in performing multi-departmental, semi-monthly payroll of 250+ employees and 50+ contractors.
  • Perform internal audits to ensure accuracy of financial record keeping.
  • Perform various analyses of financial reports, general ledger accounts, and performance measures.
  • Perform contract and grant billings of organization’s federal and local grants.
  • Oversee accounts, ledgers, financial software and reporting systems. 
  • Assist Director of Finance with month-end close process, ensuring journal entries and accruals are posted.
  • Develop and prepare routine and ad hoc reports as needed in excel and agency’s accounting system.
  • Review of preliminary financial statements, assists Director of Finance with financial reports.
  • Assist Director of Finance with external and fiscal audit activities.

Compensation:   Salary range of $55k-$65k

Benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance coverage
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off
Inbound Customer Service Representative (Full-time)

Clayton Youth Enrichment is currently recruiting for an Inbound Customer Service Representative.

Clayton Youth Enrichment is Tarrant County’s largest, on-site, youth enrichment provider. The non-profit agency serves 7,000+ children and families annually through its after school and other out-of-school time enrichment programs.

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administer all incoming calls professionally
  • Respect and communicate in a professional manner with parents of assigned centers to build long term relationships with families
  • Ability to identify caller request/need and assist on a case by case basis
  • Process enrollment applications, adds & drops and process customer payments; ensuring accuracy and timeliness
  • Screen customer complaints concerning billing or services rendered; and escalate to appropriate management personnel as needed
  • Assist in the agency’s financial aid and scholarship program, including processing and maintain awards and renewals, and communicating such aid and scholarships recipients
  • Coordinate and perform third party billings
  • Maintain confidential records and files, meeting all required standards of confidentiality and safety
  • Communicate to site coordinator when drops from program, enrollment plan changes, or other issues occur
  • Redirect phone calls to appropriate departments
  • Flexibility to be able to work virtual/remote when needed
  • Promote and maintain good working relationships with other staff members as well as members of the management team
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions
  • Provide back up as needed in the presence of overflow of duties
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential
  • Models the organization’s core values through behaviors associated with social and emotional leadership, helping motivate and foster teamwork in achieving department goals
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Client Services Manager and Director of Finance

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Ability to perform all job requirements satisfactorily and meet the Education/Experience, Reasoning Ability, Personal Skills/Characteristics, Physical Conditions, Work Environment and Environmental Conditions listed below
  • Detail oriented, accurate and efficient with high degree of attention to detail
  • Able to work in a team environment and a virtual environment with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and professional etiquette
  • Working knowledge of basic math and grammar with proficient written communication skills
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Ability to learn and perform duties on company used software systems
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position
  • Bilingual/Spanish desired

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • HS diploma or equivalent required
  • One year of work experience involving client contact or customer service related work
  • Two years of experience with Excel

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 – $15.00 per hour

Project Director (Full-time)

Clayton Youth Enrichment Job Description 

Project Director– Trinity Basin Preparatory District

Classification: Full Time
FLSA Status: Salary, Exempt
Department:   Program Development
Reports To: Clayton TBP Liaison
Posting Date: December 2021
Salary Range: $53,000-$65,000

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

The primary purpose of the Project Director for the seven (7) Trinity Basin Preparatory Charter Schools and one Community Center, is to oversee the strategic development and long term operations of community and out of school time programs at all Trinity Basin Preparatory (TBP) based programs. The APM will manage a team of full time program coordinators and a community center manager to guide them in the implementation of program services at their individual campuses following the vision, framework and expectations set forth by the agency and TBP site and district leadership. The position will also work closely with Trinity Basin Panola’s office of Counseling and Family Engagement to build capacity between the two organizations to support social and emotional learning and community based programming to benefit youth and families. 

General Duties

  • Provide strategic leadership to the entire TBP charter school district in the achievement of Clayton’s goals for staff, parent and client satisfaction, quality programming, and financial success.
  • Guide, coach, train and develop Coordinators and Managers so that they are capable of reaching and maintaining excellence in daily operations and leadership. 
  • Ensure that all programs meet and exceed standards for quality programming and health and safety standards while modeling the mission, goals, values, philosophies, policies and practices set forth by the agency.
  • Assist and hold all PC’s and Managers accountable to budget assumptions and expectations.
  • Model the mission by creating an environment that supports all people and accept responsibility for being the company’s representative to all of the families, children, staff and clients affiliated with their programs. 
  • Serve as the program liaison between Clayton and TBP in order to provide synergy between the two organizations and deliver the shared strategic plan for the partnership at each campus.
  • Attend all required trainings and meetings for both Clayton and TBP

Staff Management

  • Recruit, hire and manage all program leadership positions.
  • Assist PC’s in the recruitment, hiring and managing of all staff positions.
  • Ensure all programs have adequate daily staffing.
  • Evaluate, coach and be responsible for training, growth and development of leadership staff in their area.
  • Promote high expectations for performance and provide recognition for excellence and achievement 

Program Development

  • Work to continually improve district program offerings based on evaluations, feedback and site observations and provide synergy between the goals and expectations for TBP and Clayton.
  • Develop and implement marketing & recruiting strategies along with appropriate communication goals and objectives for all programs
  • Ensure that curriculum and program framework is implemented with fidelity at each program.
  • Serve as a liaison between TBP administration and Clayton administration.
  • Respond to concerns of TBP administration and assist PC’s in fielding concerns of campus administrators and parents; mediate and facilitate effective resolution of conflicts in a timely fashion 
  • Provide support to each campus’s leadership by following the Clayton SEL Coaching model and ensuring that staff complete all quality improvement initiatives and action plans annually.  
  • Work with TBP to develop and deliver Clayton Quest, SEL and Counseling lessons to classrooms on demand during the school day. 
  • Assist each Program Coordinator to identify and contract with vendors that support youth and families at each campus. 
  • Assist the Community Center Manager in building seasonal guides that promote offerings that serve the community, youth and families surrounding each campus with an emphasis on Crime Prevention.

Administrative

  • Ensure programs meet all regulations and requirements of governing agencies.
  • Develop effective procedures and policies to ensure a productive program. 
  • Establish and monitor each program budget; abide by spending guidelines.
  • Prepare and provide reports as required, and maintain regular data collection.
  • Monitor and ensure all Clayton compliance documentation is met.
  • Serve as the SEL coach for the district.
  • Create systems to collect data, measure outcomes and complete all reporting for the Community Center CCPD Grant and all other funding sources present and future.
  • Work with the Director of Development and Director of Program Development to pursue and secure funding and sponsorships for Community Center events and initiatives. 
  • Manage the marketing and promotion of programs.
  • Work with the Client Services Department to manage registration and attendance tracking for enrollment.
  • Field parent concerns and complaints in an effort to provide and promote excellent customer service for families using services at each campus and center.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Excellent communication, public relations and interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent organization and time management skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • High degree of computer proficiency using Microsoft Office 
  • Maintain annual training requirements as mandated
  • Strong understanding of school district and out of school time operations

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age; At least 4 years of experience in a similar setting
  • Master’s Degree in education, recreation, child development or related field preferred
  • Supervisory experience of multi-site regional programs, as well as program management
  • Experience in fiscal/budget management, data reporting, and management information systems
  • Demonstrated competence in program development, marketing, implementation, and evaluation
  • Working knowledge of local youth service organizations, communities and population to be served

PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT:

  • Actively engage in professional and personal development
  • Network with other Clayton program managers and community professionals
  • Conduct oneself in a professional, ethical manner, in accordance with generally accepted community standards and organization’s employee policies
  • Ability to complete childcare background check process and preservice requirements

SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES:

  • Self-Awareness: Ability to fully understand the impact emotions have on performance, assessment of strengths and weaknesses, relationships, and others. Demonstrates self-confidence, initiative, motivation, optimism and flexibility.
  • Self-Management: Ability to manage behaviors, thoughts, and emotions in a conscious and productive way. Models the ability to implement self-control in assessing frustrations and failures and models resilience and courage. Understands personal responsibility in different aspects of life and work, and what is needed to fulfill that responsibility.
  • Social Awareness: Ability to understand and learn about the diverse perspective of others. Includes listening, honoring others views, assessing impact of words, and the desire to serve others in effort to meet their needs appropriately and professionally. 
  • Relationship Skills: Ability to build relationships which model caring, concern and healthy conflict. Demonstrates positive methods of collaboration and conflict resolution. Ability to positively lead and inspire others and integrate such models personally. Demonstrates ability to support positive work culture, which encourages results from others.
  • Responsible Decision Making: Ability to make constructive choices about personal behavior and social interactions based on ethical standards, safety concerns, and social norms; the realistic evaluation of consequences of various actions; and a consideration of the well-being of oneself and others.

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS:

  • Requires daily standing, sitting, bending and stooping
  • Requires normal range of hearing and vision
  • Requires the ability to lift up to 40 pounds

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Ability to work flexible schedules when necessary
  • Requires daily and weekly travel to multiple locations around the DFW area.
  • Available to work Saturdays and/or evenings as needed
  • Complete 30+ hours of paid training/professional development, occasionally out of the area

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk
  • Risk of exposure to childhood diseases

This position description does not list all the duties of the job.  Incumbent may be asked to perform other functions and duties.  Incumbent will be evaluated in part based upon performance of the responsibilities in this job description.  Executive Management has the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not a contract for employment.  Incumbent or employer may terminate the employment relationship at any time for any reason.

Associate Director of Program Operations (Full-time)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Associate Director of Program Operations
Classification:  Full Time, 40+ hours
FLSA Status:  Salary/Exempt
Department:  Programs – Grants
Reports To:  Director of Program Operations
Posting Date:  July 2021
Salary Range:  $56,000-$64,000 per year

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The primary purpose of this position is to supervise the operations of and provide overall leadership to the government grant funded afterschool and summer programs within Clayton Youth Enrichment.  There are currently 25 programs in partnership with Fort Worth ISD, Crowley ISD, and Trinity Basin Preparatory, including Fort Worth After School, 21st Century CCLC, and other City of Fort Worth funded programs.  The position will directly supervise assigned exempt-level program managers and have indirect supervision of approx. 135 staff.   Supervisory duties will include facilitating trainings and leading work committees.  Total budget responsibility is currently at $2.4 million.  Position responsibility may grow to include support for licensed childcare programs and other school districts, specifically with summer day camp operations.  The Associate Director of Programs will help to shape the overall vision of the Program Operations department at Clayton, and will work to ensure compliance with all grant-funded requirements.  The position will also help support community-based events and initiatives for the agency, and may actively assist in fundraising and grant writing efforts.  

  

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

  • Work with executive management team to handle day-to-day operations of assigned programs
  • Conduct site visits of programs to ensure compliance in program quality and attendance requirements
  • Guide program managers through higher-level concerns from parents and school district staff
  • Help to develop a plan for community outreach and be a chief liaison for Clayton signature events
  • Assist in securing funding, product and volunteer resources for our at-risk communities
  • Provide individual consultation to grant-funded program managers, leading group and 1-1 meetings
  • Plan overall guidance for program content during school-year; assist with summer development 
  • Establish annual goals and objectives for assigned programs in accordance with agency direction
  • Work with other department leaders to coordinate trainings for both local staff team and agency
  • Monitor all program expenditures; ensure that assigned sites operate within their approved budgets
  • Assist in the recruitment and retention of enough staff/teachers to meet program demands
  • Collect stakeholder feedback to assess overall impact of our programs

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Team player with the ability to motivate staff to achieve results, and work well across departments
  • Demonstrate good oral and written communication; bilingual candidates strongly encouraged
  • Demonstrate ability to use Microsoft Office applications, and attendance tracking software
  • Willingness to have a flexible schedule to meet the needs of staff, schools, and parents
  • Basic fiscal management and/or accounting experience preferred; Experience with complex budgets
  • Ability to navigate dynamic nature of working within school districts and the afterschool industry 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field is required
  • At least 8 years working with youth programs or in a school district environment
  • At least 5 years of supervisory experience in a similar, multi-site setting

PERSONAL SKILLS AND CHARACTERISTICS:

  • High energy level, and emotional/psychological endurance
  • Resourceful, well organized, and goal oriented
  • Strong customer service skills; bilingual helpful but not required
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of stressful situations
  • Ability to balance a variety of instructions, priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to an emergency or crisis situation

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT:

  • Requires daily standing, sitting, bending and stooping
  • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.
  • Requires the ability to lift 40 pounds
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually low-moderate
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk
  • Office and school based settings

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check through Fort Worth ISD
  • Ability to work flexible schedules when necessary, and drive to multiple locations in Fort Worth
  • Available to work Saturdays and/or evenings if needed (approx. 3-4 times per year)
  • Complete 30+ hours of paid training/professional development, occasionally out of the area

CONDITIONS:

This position description does not list all the duties of the job.  The incumbent may be asked to perform other functions and duties as necessary.  The incumbent will be evaluated in part based upon performance of the responsibilities in this job description.  Executive management has the right to revise this job description at any time.  This job description is not a contract for employment.  The incumbent or the employer may terminate the employment relationship at any time for any reason.

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