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After School Care Program Teacher

Part-time, Exempt

Monday through Friday 3:00 to 6:00 PM (except Wednesdays 2:00 to 6:00 PM)

Direct Report: Program Director

Summary

The After School Care teacher works with the director of the program to supervise and interact with students.  He/she/they is responsible for knowing the whereabouts of each student in his/her/their charge at all times during duty hours. In this role, the teacher ensures children's safety, manages children's behavior using the Agreement System, and acts as a role model and mentor. The teacher should be patient, enthusiastic, self-controlled, and dependable.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Coordinate with the After School Care Director regarding students and daily schedule
  • Supervise students on yards and in the building
  • Coordinate activities and games
  • Prepare afternoon snack
  • Register and take daily attendance
  • Recognize and respond effectively to emergencies
  • Work one-on-one with children who are having difficulty participating in the program
  • Use the Agreement System
  • Handle questions, problems, and concerns of parents/guardians
  • Conduct the Afternoon Meeting
  • Coordinate daily cleanup of the rooms used by the program as well as the yards
  • Remain visible and accessible to other staff members and students
  • Other duties as needed
 
Required Qualifications
  • Be a mature and responsible person
  • Have first aid, CPR, AED training and certificate
  • Have online Mandated Reporter training and certificate
  • Pass the Live Scan test
 
Preferred Qualifications
  • At least 2 years of experience working with elementary school age children
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work with a wide range of constituencies (children, parents and day program teachers) in a diverse community
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Experience teaching or caring for elementary age students
  • Understanding of child development, specifically 5 to 12 year old children
  • Ability to respond to changing needs and be flexible
 
Compensation
  • $18 to $22 per hour depending on experience

Send cover letter and resume to Ariel Leighton, program director. No phone calls please.

 

 


 

Synergy School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values workplace diversity. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation, age, religion, creed, national origin, disability, ancestry, ethnicity, marital status, parental status, domestic partner status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer-related), or the conditions Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and AIDS-related conditions or other non-merit factors or any category provided by ordinance.

Employee Code of Conduct

The Synergy School Agreement System stands as our guide for interactions with students. Employees are expected to follow the agreements with regards to respect and safe space, which includes tone of voice, language, and physical interactions that are deemed aggressive or sexual. If an interaction between a staff member and student is inappropriate, another member of the cooperative will be brought in to facilitate a conversation to process the incident.