Summary

Community Education | School Age Care Worker | NRHEG - District | Closing: open until filled

Description

Position Purpose

 

NRHEG Community Education has openings for their School Age Child-Care Program (2-6 hours per day or more as assigned) for the 2023-2024 school year and beyond. The position will focus on supervising children (ages preschool-5th grade) before and after school hours, non-school days and during the summer. Hours/days are flexible according to your schedule! Individuals must be skillful in working with young children, have good communication and organizational skills, have respect, consideration, and enjoy working with children.
Contact Rachel Powell for more information! 
rpowell@nrheg.k12.mn.us
507-417-2626 or 507-416-2137

 

 

Essential Job Functions
1. Must have patience and concern for the proper care of children.
2. Must demonstrate the ability to work well with children, have good communication skills, show respect, consideration, warmth and affection to each child.
3. Good Communication and organizational skills ‚Äď dependable, prompt, flexible and aware of child development
4. Good human relations skills in dealing with a wide variety of people.
5. Demonstrated ability to work well with others, maintain confidentiality and provide positive customer service.
6. Demonstrated skill in relating to and assisting children.
7. First Aid and CPR training required of leads and most summer staff, training available.

 

Additional Duties:

1. Supervise students assigned to your care at all times.
2. Address behavioral concerns appropriately & promptly.
3. Greet and communicate with parents when they are at the program
4. Maintain confidentiality of student information
5. Record accurate attendance.
6. Prepare materials needed for activity
7. Assist students in maintaining proper hygiene
8. Follow department procedures for incidents and accidents
9. Perform general cleaning tasks as assigned.
10. Attend and participate in assigned staff and department meetings.
11. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Travel Requirements

Р Travel between schools will be required for certain positions.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1. Be at least 18 years of age.
2. Have a high school degree or equivalent education.
3. A degree in early childhood education, child development, or a child related field is preferred.
4. 4+ years of experience working with children in a daycare setting or child-related field preferred.
5. Be CPR, First Aid, and Blood Borne Pathogen certified or have the ability to obtain certification shortly after
    hire.
6. Be mentally and physically capable of caring for a large group of children alone in a classroom or outdoors
7. Possess a strong work ethic, be punctual, and have minimal absences.
8. Have an awareness of the unique needs of young children and have appropriate expectations of their abilities.
9. Be able to kneel, bend, squat, life, push, pull, and carry children up to 60 lbs.
10. Have dependable transportation.

 

 

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards

Р Works in standard office and school building environments.
–¬†Ability to work outdoors during outdoor student activities.
Position requires: stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing and seeing. Exerting up to 60 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.