Part-Time Afternoon Hours, Year-Round
* Eligible for a Retention Bonus! *
– Participation in Minnesota State retirement program.
– Eligible for 15 days of Paid Absence Leave annually.
Compensation: Base rate of pay is $21.50/hour.
Work Location: Float Supervisor, work location will vary
Hours per day or per week: 4.25 hours per day, 21.25 hours per week (year-round)
Plus, as available, attendance at Supervisor meetings/trainings (held on Tuesdays from 9:45-11:15 am; meetings occur 3-4 times per month during the school year).
Position start and end times: 2:00-*6:15 PM, M-F, year-round (* Plus during the school year until 7:15 pm one or two times per month for site based or Non-School Day meetings)
Available for Application: October 14 – October 20 or until filled
Anticipated Start Date: ASAP
Plan and carry out a daily School Age Child Care program designed to meet the appropriate physical and developmental needs of a diverse group of children. Work as the leader of a team, effectively supervising Paraprofessionals and Aide staff, being sensitive to the needs of individual children, and relating in a positive and appropriate manner to both children and adults.
PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Maintain a safe environment according to health and safety recommendations outlined in State Guidelines. Provide consistent observation of safety and health issues concerning children and staff. Establish a warm, caring environment through the use of age appropriate direct and indirect positive guidance techniques.
- Plan and implement curriculum areas on site that meet the needs of a variety of activity and age levels of children. Specific activity areas are outlined in State Guidelines. Establish a routine that encourages a child’s independence in individual, small and large group settings.
- Establish a positive and friendly relationship with parents/guardians, providing them updated information on a regular basis. Direct negative comments to the Program Coordinators and/or Youth Programs Manager as appropriate.
- Maintain accurate family records. Notify Kids Club enrollment clerk immediately of any changes in student status.
- Coach and evaluate Paraprofessionals team. Perform job evaluations of team members (30/60/90 days for probationary staff; annual for non-probationary staff). Approve absences and payroll for the Paraprofessional team.
- Model appropriate language, dress, behavior guidance and activity participation/preparation.
- Attend Site Supervisor staff meetings. Conduct site-based meetings on a regular basis to share information from the Site Supervisors meetings.
- Work non-school day sessions. Cooperate with co-Site Supervisors to plan, communicate, and implement activities for the non-school days. Supervise the Paraprofessionals during the session.
- Maintain and monitor personal training records to adhere to State Guidelines for training and continuing education (2% of your annual work hours). Participate in district-sponsored training when available and pursue additional training opportunities from associated organizations. Maintain current First Aid and CPR certification.
- Perform job evaluations of team members (30/60/90 days for probationary staff; annual for non-probationary staff).
- Report any suspected abuse or neglect to the Program Coordinators and Youth Programs Manager as well as the Child Protection Services department of the county where child resides.
- Other duties as assigned.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, LICENSE, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES):
- Degree in related field of Education or Child Development and/or Child Care OR 2080 hours (1 year @ full-time status) of work experience in a Child Development and/or Child Care setting
- Minimum of 120 documented hours of relevant training in areas such as: child development, child guidance, human relations, communications, recreational programming, (must be approved by Program Coordinators or Youth Programs Manager).
- First aid and CPR certification
- Successful completion of DHS fingerprinting/background check requirements.
- Prompt, regular and reliable attendance
- Competency in performing computer functions, including the use of email, Internet, Microsoft Word and Excel
- Communicates with students, parents, co-workers, supervisors, and the community in a positive and responsive way that is consistently welcoming and enhances effective work relationships.
- Demonstrates an appreciation of diversity in all interactions and job functions.
- Supervisory experience in a SACC environment.