Child Care Lead (Park City, UT, US)

Vail Resorts
 Park City, UT

Come work and play in the mountains! Whether it’s your first time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.

With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development program, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.

Join us to create your Experience of a Lifetime!

Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program

Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (after eligible employees work 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans

Job Purpose/Objetive

Organize, coordinate and supervise the daily operations of a specific age group of childcare, program or group of activities.

Job Specifications:

  • Starting Wage: $17 / hour
    • “Effective October 2022 minimum wage will be increased to $20 per hour.”
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time, Year Round
  • Skill Level: Entry, Intermediate

Job Duties/Responsabilities

  • Effectively handle customer issues relating to the center.
  • Communicate effectively with parents and properly with children.
  • Ensure that all state day-care licensing rules and regulations are being followed and enforced
  • 20 hours of state training MUST be completed annually.
  • Perform opening and closing duties.
  • Attend staff meetings and other special trainings.
  • Follow & Create lesson plans and carry out age appropriate activities daily.
  • Provide a safe environment for children at all times.
  • Ensure rooms are kept in a tidy manner throughout the day.
  • Follow correct procedures during check in and checkout process.
  • Efficiently communicate with other caregivers in regards to child information and care.
  • Maintain and file children’s records such as child report cards and review them with parents.
  • Ensure that all state-daycare licensing requirements are maintained.
  • Maintain records of children such as accident reports, registration forms etc.
  • Communicate with office pertaining to revenue payments and drop-ins/ early & late drop-off’s
  • Provide information such as daily rates and activities to guests when appropriate.
  • Perform other related jobs as necessary.

Working Relationship

  • Reports to Child Care Manager
  • Receives direction from Child Care Supervisors & Manager

Job Physical Requirements:

  • Extended sitting, standing, bending, lifting, etc.
  • Standing, hiking or walking
  • Tolerate all weather conditions.
  • Ability to tolerate high levels of stress and high levels of noise.

Job Qualifications:

  • College degree in child development preferred, or High School education, with one or more years of classroom or activity planning with children.
  • Strong knowledge of childcare program development and implementation.
  • Strong knowledge of Childcare Licensing rules and regulations or willing to learn them.
  • Ability to be flexible and change tasks and assignments when needed.
  • Enjoyment of and enthusiasm for childcare.
  • Excellent team building and leadership skills.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older per state requirements.
  • Demonstrate ability to act as a team player and guide others with new ideas.
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills.
  • CPR, first aid training with certification is desirable.
  • Ability to pass a background check

The budgeted range starts at $17 - $25. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 458088

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