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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.

Sign-On Bonus Available!

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

Hiring Now!

Summer Camp Positions
Premium pay + $3/hr

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

Accounting Assistant

Clayton Youth Enrichment is currently recruiting for an Accounting Assistant.
Clayton Youth Enrichment, a non-profit organization serving North Texas for over 45 years, is currently in need of an Accounting Assistant works under the supervision of the controller as a member of the accounting department, performing the functions of payroll and general accounting functions in areas of accounts receivables and payables. The Accounting Assistants duties and responsibilities include day-to-day processes in a deadline-driven environment, adhering to established accounting standards.

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Process employee payroll (2x monthly) (Paycom)
  • Set up contractors and process contractor payroll (monthly) (Paycom)
  • Serves as employee liaison for payroll system questions and issues
  • Accounts Receivables performs grant and contract billings, posts payments received, enters payments and adjustments into client billing system
  • Accounts Payables provides back up and support
  • Assists in month-end close activities
  • General accounting support to controller and director of finance
  • Maintain appropriate files for audit purposes
  • Performs other duties as needed and assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mathematical aptitude
  • Ability to communicate effectively; excellent oral and written skills
  • Good typing and data entry skills
  • Detail oriented, accurate and efficient
  • Extremely confidential position; must maintain good attitude and confidentiality at all times
  • Self-starter and able to perform duties with minimal supervision

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel with ability to learn and develop calculations and new reporting structures
  • Ability to learn and perform duties in Paycom, ERP Sage Intacct, School Care Works, Excel, Word, Outlook, and other systems as needed
  • Two years payroll and general accounting experience preferred

EXPEIENCE:

  • Payroll: 2 years preferred
  • Accounts Receivables: 2 years preferred

EDUCATION:

  • High school degree required
  • Associates degree or accounting certifications are preferred

SUPPLEMENTAL PAY:

  • Sign on Bonus of $500

BENEFITS:

  • Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance coverage
  • 401k/Roth with employer match
  • Paid time off
Summer Camp Program Specialist

Clayton Youth Enrichment is currently recruiting for Summer Camp Program Specialist.

Clayton Youth Enrichment is Tarrant Countys 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.

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 (if applicable Pre-k-1st)
  • 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
  • Establish positive interpersonal relationship among all individuals in the program
  • Provide constant visual supervision of all children
  • Consider each child in relation to his/her cultural and socioeconomic background, treating each child with dignity and respect
  • Record daily attendance and know the number, names and age of children in their assigned group at all times
  • Coordinate food service
  • Maintain Child and Adult Care Food Program data if applicable
  • Share upkeep of facilities used by the agency
  • Maintain confidentiality of parents, children and staff
  • Attend staff meetings and agency training as required
  • Conduct program/ child assessments as required

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Associate Degree preferred; High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Other requirements as required by regulatory agencies
  • Minimum (3) months experience working with youth or related field

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS:

  • Requires daily standing, sitting, bending and stooping (sitting will be limited to about 5% of your day)
  • Requires normal range of hearing and vision
  • Requires the ability to lift 40 pounds
Area Program Manager – Funded Programs (Full-time)

Classification: Full Time
FLSA Status: Salary, Exempt
Department: Programs
Reports To: Associate Director of Grants
Prepared By:  Director of Programs
Prepared Date: April 2022
Approved By: Director of HR
Approved Date: April 2022

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The primary purpose of the Area Program Manager (APM) of Funded Programs is to plan, organize, coordinate and oversee the day-to-day operations of 5-8 afterschool programs. The Area Program Manager will support onsite staff in the development and implementation of program services at assigned school sites in accordance with agency, state, and school district guidelines. The position will also be responsible for monitoring the health, risk, and safety practices at each program. The APM will perform regular observations and data collection as related to agency and funder requirements, administrative compliance, and social-emotional learning competencies. The APM of Funded Programs will also assist in tracking all grant related data, preparing reports and communicating with funders and stakeholders.

General Duties

  • Provide leadership to assigned program sites through coaching, program oversight and administrative management.  The position will be responsible for 5-8 school-based programs that are typically funded by federal, state or local funding sources.
  • Become familiar with grant expectations and requirements for respected programs.
  • Learn, model and promote social-emotional learning skills.
  • Articulate the Clayton Youth Enrichment Vision, Mission, and Values. 
  • Attend all required trainings and meetings. 

Staff Management

  • Supervise and support assigned Site Coordinators directly and program staff indirectly as required in daily operations of the program.
  • Ensure adequate staffing for assigned programs; responsible for the hiring/retaining of quality staff.
  • Complete annual and mid-year performance appraisals and employ coaching strategies for staff on both personal and programmatic goals.
  • Promote high expectation levels with corresponding recognition for excellence and achievement. 

Program Development

  • Work to continually improve program based on evaluations, feedback, site observations and action plans.
  • Provide marketing materials and monitor attendance requirements per funding requirements.
  • Assist in training and coaching staff to implement the program model.
  • Work with Clayton coaching team to evaluate and build action plans for programs to improve quality and compliance.
  • Serve as a liaison between school administrators, site staff, and Clayton office. 
  • Respond to concerns of participating campus administrators and parents; mediate and facilitate effective resolution of conflicts in a timely fashion. 
  • Ensure that Clayton’s Social Emotional Learning efforts are fulfilled at the program site level, and that curriculum and daily schedule components are being maintained

Administrative

  • Ensure programs meet all regulations and requirements of governing agencies.
  • Help develop effective procedures and policies to ensure a productive program. 
  • Help 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.

Behaviors Associated with Social and Emotional Leadership 

Self-Awareness and Self Control: ability to fully understand the impact emotions have on performance, assessment of strengths and weaknesses, relationships, and others. Ability to implement self-control is assessing frustration, anger, disappointment, failure (models resilience) and fear (models courage). 

Empathy: ability to understand the perspective of others. Includes listening, honoring others views, assessing impact of words, and the desire to serve. 

Social expertness: ability to build relationships which model caring, concern and healthy conflict. Demonstrate ability collaboration and conflict resolution. 

Personal Influence: ability to positively lead and inspire others and integrate such model personally. Demonstrates ability to support positive work culture, which encourages results from others. Demonstrates self-confidence, initiative, motivation, optimism and flexibility.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong communication, public relations and interpersonal skills. 
  • Strong 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.
  • General knowledge of assigned local school district a plus.
  • Successful completion of TXDSHS background check.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age; At least 4 years of experience in a similar setting.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in education, recreation, child development or related field required.
  • Supervisory experience of small to medium teams, as well as multi-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 and population to be served.
  • Must be able to fulfill TXDSHS requirements for licensed childcare director, as necessary.

PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT:

  • Actively engage in professional and personal development.
  • Ability to receive and conduct coaching and regular feedback sessions.
  • 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 Clayton onboarding process and preservice requirements in a timely manner.

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, 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.

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.

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.

Clayton Youth Enrichment is committed to providing equal employment, to all qualified applicants and staff regardless of race, race, color, gender, creed, religion, national origin, disability, economic status, sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by applicable federal or state laws. Clayton provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. To request a reasonable accommodation in response to a job announcement, contact the Human Resources Department via Email at HR2@ClaytonYouth.org or (817) 923-9888 [Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) 711].

Regional Program Manager (Full-time)

Clayton Youth Enrichment is Tarrant Countys 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.

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 RESPONSIBILITIES:

The primary purpose of the Regional Program Manager (RPM) is to serve as the lead representative overseeing strategic initiatives within one of the agencies out of school time regions. The RPM will coordinate with the Associate Directors and other senior leadership teams to coordinate the delivery of services including ensuring operational and program development fidelity. The role will understand and implement the agencies broader strategies and vision within their region, including supporting the area program manager and fostering positive and productive relationships with districts, campuses and other third party stakeholders. The RPM will lead all communications, marketing and budget management activities for their region. The role is responsible for collaborating with senior leadership to provide regular updates and reporting on regional action plans, financials, participant recruitment, staffing, observation and assessments and overall performance. The RPM will manage the coordination of regional calendars and charts of work. The RPM will also be responsible for leading and coaching their team of direct reports and collaborating with other agency departments and resources to problem solve and develop strategies to more effectively connect and build positive relationships with staff, teams, partners and stakeholders.

GENERAL DUTIES

  • Works with senior leadership and lead staff to develop and implement an overall project plan for the region
  • Contributes to and directs detailed plans for budgets, timelines, reporting, and other project management tools, including programming and training schedules
  • Oversees regional program delivery, communications, and marketing.
  • Maintains and develops regional training sites in collaboration with the program development team and training coach.
  • Ensures that program outcomes are achieved and that programmatic survey instruments are deployed
  • Reports key program metrics and other results on a regular basis
  • Monitors and drives regional action plans for program improvement.
  • Identifies, assesses, establishes and maintains strategic relationships with external partners throughout the region.
  • Identifies and works with agency departments who can help enhance the program’s overall reach through marketing, recruiting, training and coaching.
  • Helps to field parent and partner issues, compliments and complaints and empowers area managers to problem solve and respond appropriately.
  • Regularly collaborate with leadership on program planning, best practices, and overall management in the region
  • Learn, model and promote emotional intelligence skills.
  • Articulate the Clayton Youth Enrichment Vision, Mission, and Values.
  • Attend all required trainings and meetings.

STAFF MANAGEMENT

  • Supervise and support area program managers to integrate agency goals into daily operations
  • Track and provide support to ensure that the region has adequate staffing for assigned programs.
  • Complete annual and mid-year performance appraisals and employ coaching strategies on both personal and programmatic goals.
  • Promote high expectation levels with corresponding recognition for excellence and achievement.
  • Model and employ coaching strategies to empower area and site leadership to have ownership over their programs and problem solve effectively.

PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

  • Observe, assess and evaluate program fidelity and compliance.
  • Collect and translate data into report cards in order to build regional and area action plans based on evaluations, feedback, site observations and action plans.
  • Create marketing materials and monitor enrollment and financial trends
  • Work with Clayton coaching team to provide technical assistance and coaching improve quality and service delivery.
  • Serve as a liaison between key district administrators and Clayton office.
  • Respond to concerns of participating district and campus administrators and parents.
  • Mediate and facilitate effective resolution of conflicts in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure that Clayton’s agency goals are fulfilled per region, and that there is clear evidence of the mission, values and vision in each region.

ADMINISTRATIVE

  • Ensure programs meet all regulations and requirements of governing agencies.
  • Create effective procedures and policies to ensure a productive program.
  • Establish and monitor each regional budget.
  • Prepare and provide reports as required, and maintain regular data collection.
  • Prepare reports and propose points of action to ensure that all regional minimum standards compliance documentation is met.
  • Behaviors Associated with Social and Emotional Leadership
  • Self-Awareness and Self Control: ability to fully understand the impact emotions have on performance, assessment of strengths and weaknesses, relationships, and others. Ability to implement self-control is assessing frustration, anger, disappointment, failure (models resilience) and fear (models courage).
  • Empathy: ability to understand the perspective of others. Includes listening, honoring others views, assessing impact of words, and the desire to serve.
  • Social expertness: ability to build relationships which model caring, concern and healthy conflict. Demonstrate ability collaboration and conflict resolution.
  • Personal Influence: ability to positively lead and inspire others and integrate such model personally. Demonstrates ability to support positive work culture, which encourages results from others. Demonstrates self-confidence, initiative, motivation, optimism and flexibility.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong communication, public relations and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to plan for, implement, track, and evaluate programs and staff participation in those programs
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of internal and external stakeholders
  • High degree of computer proficiency using Microsoft Office.
  • Maintain annual training requirements as mandated and successful completion of TXDSHS background check.
  • General knowledge of assigned local regions and school districts preferred.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years of prior experience managing medium to large teams, as well as multi-site teams in a results-driven environment
  • Experience managing and leading people and learning the strengths and weaknesses of a team to put people in a position to succeed.
  • Experience in fiscal/budget management, data reporting, and management information systems.
  • Must be able to fulfill requirements for a licensed “Program Director” under DFPS/DSHS for childcare licensing.

BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance coverage
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off

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