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55 Pa. Code § 3270.35. Group supervisor qualifications and responsibilities.

§ 3270.35. Group supervisor qualifications and responsibilities.

 (a)  A group supervisor is responsible for the following minimum duties:

   (1)  Planning and implementing daily program activities.

   (2)  Coordinating activities of assistant group supervisors and aides.

   (3)  Assisting the director with designated activities.

 (b)  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.

 (c)  In a facility in which 45 or fewer children are enrolled, a group supervisor or a director/group supervisor shall be employed by and be present at the facility site for a minimum of 30 hours per week.

 (d)  A director may not function as a group supervisor in a facility in which more than 45 children are enrolled.

 (e)  In a facility in which more than 45 children are enrolled, a group supervisor is required for the first group of 45 enrolled children and for each group or partial group of 45 additional enrolled children.

 (f)  Each additional group supervisor shall be employed by and be present at the facility for a minimum of 30 hours per week.

Cross References

   This section cited in 55 Pa. Code §  3270.13 (relating to waivers); and 55 Pa. Code §  3270.241 (relating to requirements specific to school-age programs).



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