Summary

School Age Care | School Age Care | District Wide | Available: 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR | Closing: Open Until Filled

Description

We strongly believe that diversity of experience contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to a better school system and better results for all students. We are working hard to increase the diversity of our team wherever we can and we actively encourage all to consider becoming a part of it. 

Effective immediately the Human Resources Department will accept on-line applications for a School Age Care Program Site Supervisor

Position:  School-Age Care Site Supervisor РMiddle School Youth Program

Salary:  $23.03-$25.14 per hour according to the 2021-2023 salary schedule for district paraprofessionals

Schedule: Monday  РFriday, 2:00-6:00pm (4 hours per day)
This position is a 12 month position which includes up to a 40 hour work week in the summer. Additional prep time will be allotted for planning summer camp.

Line of Authority:  Reports directly to the Coordinator and Managers of the School Age Care Program.
 

Primary Function:  To provide quality, age appropriate school age care programming and curriculum under the direction of the Program Coordinator  

Qualifications:  Experience with children with high needs in group situations, good communication skills, high degree of flexibility. Experience working with children of diverse economic, social, and cultural backgrounds.

  • One or more years of relevant work experience in education or school age care and knowledge of child development.
  • Strong leadership skills in program development and evaluation.
  • Experience building successful teams and supervising staff.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop, maintain and nurture relationships.
  • Work effectively in a team environment, ability to work as a team member
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Google Mail and Docs.¬†
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills applied to youth, parents, and staff.
  • Experience with special needs children is desirable
  • CPR and First Aid certified, preferred¬†
  • CPI preferred
  • Must be willing to be flexible in schedule

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Planning, developing, and implementing a developmentally appropriate program in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the SAC program and guidelines.
  • Oversee and maintain daily schedules, rosters and accurate counts of children as needed.
  • Set the tone for a positive work environment.
  • Direct, supervise, and manage paraprofessional staff through observation, and coaching.¬†
  • Observe the program in action for: quality, program improvement needs, staff observation.
  • Guide children‚Äôs behavior in a consistent, positive style.¬†
  • Ability to anticipate and diffuse problems and disruptive situations.
  • Maintain student files and document behavior when appropriate.
  • Design and maintain a supportive, safe environment.
  • Communicate on a regular basis with parents/guardians and school district staff.¬†
  • Supervise and monitor students at all times; supervise indoor and outdoor play, participate and intervene as necessary.
  • Implement emergency procedures when needed, including performance of CPR.
  • Maintain student files and document behavior when appropriate.
  • Must be available to work non-school days. Non-school day programming includes participation and supervision during off-site field trips.¬†
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must demonstrate positive interpersonal skills and communicate effectively both orally and in writing with parents/guardians and school staff.
  • Ability to understand and follow data privacy rules and regulations related to students.
  • Knowledge of emergency procedures.
  • Must have a high degree of flexibility.
  • Must have the ability and proven record of reporting to work on a regular and punctual basis.
  • Maintain positive and cooperative working relationships with colleagues and others in the conduct of district business and demonstrate teamwork in daily activities.
  • Is prompt, timely, and thorough in completing assignments and attending to details accurately and efficiently

Physical Requirements:

  • Physically capable of meeting all performance responsibilities required with students, including moderate standing, walking, stooping, bending, and kneeling. Presenting information to students and lifting up to 20 pounds.
  • Frequent:¬†standing, walking, ability to walk two miles on uneven terrain, lifting waist to chest, lifting below waist, carrying, stooping, kneeling, crouching, squatting, twisting/pivot, reaching, simple grasp, firm grasp, fine manipulation, feeling, talking, hearing & visual accommodation, Exposure to weather, daily, when supervising children outdoors.¬†
  • Occasional:¬†sitting, pushing, pulling, climbing, crawling, and exposure to weather when supervising children during outdoor play time. Ability to accompany children in the water on swimming field trips. When required or mandated, wearing a face mask.

It is the policy, practice, and commitment of District 197 to provide equal employment opportunities for all people without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Please contact human resources if you need financial assistance for your pre-employment screening.