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Before and After School Assistant

at Enchanted Care

Posted: 9/8/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 10571

Job Description

Job Code:
10571

Location:
515

School Brand:
Enchanted Care

City:
Delaware

School State:
OH

Employment Duration:
Full time

The Before & After School Assistant implements creative and engaging programs for students in a safe, nurturing environment. This position participates collaboratively and professionally with other faculty and staff to promote the general well-being of the school, and collective/individual interest of the staff and student body.  Must be available Monday-Friday 7am-6pm.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Serve as a Group Leader showing enthusiasm in actions and spirit while implementing lesson plans provided by the school.
  • Lead and participate in a variety of activities that actively engage students, such as games, songs, sports, skits, and special events and are aligned to the mission of the school.
  • Supervise students at all times including transitions between activities so students are accounted for, are safe at all times and they know what is expected of them.
  • Serve as a good example and role model to the students, and maintain and appropriate level of professionalism at all times.
  • Aide students in developing self-confidence and a positive self-image by providing an environment of acceptance and support for each student.
  • Give directions both verbally and visually, when appropriate by using correct grammar and a variation in voice and gestures.
  • Provide time and attention equitably among all students while circulating freely and spontaneously around the classroom.
  • Actively greet parents each day upon drop-off and pick-up times.
  • Be knowledgeable of and comply with the school child disciplinary process.
  • Responsible for the safety and well-being of each child in his/her group. 
  • Keep the group of children together and take frequent face to name checks.
  • Maintain a physical environment (indoors and outdoors) which is safe, healthy, neat, attractive, clean, and appropriate for students and is conducive to having fun.
  • Always know where each child in the group is at all times. One counselor should always be present to supervise the group; no child/children should be left unsupervised.
  • Ensure that all daily attendance records are accurate and up to date.
  • Complete all records and forms timely, accurately, and neatly, including daily sheets.
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding staff, children, and families as well as SEG management and operations.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of 18 years old.
  • High school diploma or GED required; one or more years of college preferred.
  • Prior experience working with children between the ages of Pre-K through 8th Grade.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain certifications in CPR, First Aid, and Advanced Lifesaving where applicable.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Genuine passion for and desire to work with children.

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently speaking and listening (>75%) to staff, children and parents.  Must be proficient in speaking, writing and reading English to include reading and comprehending policies, and procedures, writing incident reports, academic progress reports, and curriculum in English.
  • Frequently walking and standing (>75%) and occasional running (25-50%).
  • Frequently working with arms above shoulder level and reaching (>50%). 
  • Frequently bending, squatting, stooping, reaching, kneeling, rising from the floor, twisting to interact with children (>50%) [K-5th grade]; occasionally bending, squatting, stooping, reaching, kneeling, rising from the floor, twisting to interact with children (25-50%) [6th–8th grade].
  • Occasionally using repetitive or fine hand movements (25-50%).
  • Occasionally using computer keyboard and mouse (25-50%).
  • Limited carrying and lifting 25-50 pounds (10-25%).
  • Limited work on ladders, platforms or climbing stairs (10-25%).
  • Limited operation of vehicles (10-25%).
  • Limited overtime, as required by position.
  • Environmental exposures: heat, cold, dusts, noise, chemicals, moistness, dryness, blood borne pathogens, germs; occasional use of gloves and safety glasses.
  • Employee is regularly required to speak, hear and use clear vision with or without correction.
  • Must be able to travel by air, rail or motor vehicle to required training and development.

The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V encouraged to apply.*