Summary

Community Education | Kids Club (School Age Child Care) | District Wide | Available: 08/29/2022 | Closing: 7/6/2022 or until filled

Description

KIDS CLUB PARAPROFESSIONAL

SUBBING – Before & After School Programs, Non-School Days & Summer Programming
This is a great opportunity for subs wishing to work shorter shifts,
subs who are available in the early morning or late afternoon
and especially for college students who have class schedules that allow for them
to pick up part-time work hoursand/or hours during traditional school breaks!

Kids Club offers year-round employment opportunities for Para Subs!
This Position is Eligible for a Retention Bonus!

 

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POSITION TITLE:  Kids Club Paraprofessional SUB (equivalent to an Assistant Teacher in a formal child care setting)

  • This position is also posted under the “Paraprofessional” category; you do not need to apply for both positions.

HOW SUBBING WORKS:

  • Frontline (AESOP) –¬†Kids Club uses the same online platform that is used in ISD 833 for other Para sub opportunities.
    • Subs can receive phone calls about open positions, view positions on the web or receive notification of open jobs through the Frontline App.
  • Hours:
    • As a Kids Club sub you can pick up subbing hours as follows:
      • School Days
        • Before School: Shifts range from 1-2.5 hours in duration, with start times between 6:30-7:30 am and end times between 8:30-9:15 am.
        • After School: Shifts range from 1-3.5¬†hours in duration, with start times between 2:00-3:30 pm and end times between 4:45-6:00 pm.
      • Non-School Days
        • After you have subbed in our school year or summer programs you will have the opportunity to pick up additional hours on Non-School Days such as MEA, Winter Break, Spring Break, etc.¬† We are closed on all district holidays.
        • Shifts typically¬†range from 2-8 hours in duration, with some shifts¬†in the morning, the mid-day or the afternoon.
      • Summer
        • Shifts typically range from 5-8 hours in duration, with some shifts¬†in the morning, the midday or the afternoon.¬† Shorter shifts may be available for partial-day absences.
  • Days:
    • FLEXIBILITY!!
      • As a Kids Club sub you can pick up subbing hours when it fits in YOUR schedule!¬†
      • There is no minimum number of days required per week or per month.¬†¬†
        • Subs who remain inactive for 6 months may be removed from our sub list and would need to reapply to be added back onto our sub list.

TRAINING:

  • All subs who work with Kids Club are required to complete an online training annually, plus submit a staff emergency card.

COMPENSATION:

  • Base rate of pay for Para Subs is $16.00/hour.¬†
  • Para Subs who work¬†in a long-term capacity (10 or more days in the same assignment) receive $19.63 per hour.
  • If you hold a permanent Para position in ISD 833, you would receive your currently base hourly wage for subbing.

 
LOCATIONS: 

  • School Year:¬†Kids Club is located in every elementary building in ISD 833 during the regular school year.¬†
    • The available hours during the before & after school programming vary based upon¬†the school start and end times.
  • Non-School Days and during the summer months we consolidate to fewer locations..¬†

 
CLASSIFICATION:  Supervisory

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
 
РAssist Site Supervisor with implementing lesson plans.  Lead program activities independently.  Active participation in daily activities (group games, crafts, science, cooking, computer lab, gym, outdoor activities, dramatic play etc.) is required. 
РWork with team to develop mental, physical, social and emotional abilities of all children.  Promptly inform supervisor of any observations regarding difficulties in adjustment, learning, social interaction, behavior and/or the physical functioning of individual children. 
РMaintain and enforce the safety and security of the children.  Accountable for timely and accurate attendance counts and continual monitoring of the environment to ensure safety. 
РModel appropriate behavior.  Encourage children to develop positive social relationships.  Intervene as appropriate using strategies such as peer mediation, conflict resolution, problem solving and/or other behavior management techniques. 
РAssist supervisor in complying with District and Kids Club policies and procedures, including but not limited to emergency procedures, building orientation, confidentiality, student vulnerability, reporting and classroom management. 
РPrepare equipment and materials for activities and arrange the program areas as necessary Рincluding set-up and clean-up of supplies, equipment and program areas, as well as the preparation of meals and snacks.  Notify supervisor about equipment that needs repair or replacement or supplies that need to be purchased. 
РUnderstand and maintain boundaries and confidentiality with students, families and staff. 
РParticipate in staff development activities and site and staff meetings, as required. 
РMaintain a high level of fairness, confidentiality, respect and equity for all students, staff and families. 
РWork with all children in the program including leading field trip activities and behavior management. 
 
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
 
РHigh school diploma or equivalent. 
РMust successfully pass a criminal background check and a pre-employment physical screening (includes ability to lift up to 50 lbs). 
РMust provide proof of being or become High Qualified within 30 days of employment.  Highly Qualified is defined as 1) 4 year degree from an accredited college; OR 2) 2 year degree from an accredited college; OR 3) 60 semester credits from an accredited college; OR 4) receiving a passing score on the Para Pro Assessment (details will be provided to you by Human Resources). 
РAbility to provide services to students as directed by supervisor in a manner that demonstrates a positive respect for the dignity and basic rights of children.  Ability to accept work direction willingly and to shift work assignments/job responsibiltiies as needed.
– Ability to model appropriate behavior, neat appearance and proper grammar usage for all students.
РWillingness to participate in district-sponsored training when offered and pursue training opportunities pertaining to the childcare field. 
РAbility to perform routine computer functions including the use of e-mail, Microsoft Office products and navigating the internet. 
РAbility to consistently maintain prompt, regular and reliable attendance. 
РAbility to communicate with students, parents, co-workers, supervisors and the community in a positive and responsive way that is welcoming and enhances effective work relationships. 
РCompetencies as required by the State of MN, Federal government and/or District 833. 
РProven teamwork, confidentiality and communication skills. 
РMust be enthusiastic and dedicated.  Must possess a strong commitment to working with children as well as in a team atmosphere.
 
DESIRED:
РExperience in formal child-care setting. 
РExperience utilizing behavior management techniques. 
РBackground in the field of education. 
– CPR/First Aid certified.
– 60 hours of relevant training in child care.
– Demonstrates knowledge of basic academics and behavior characteristics of elementary students.