Paces After School Care Assistant

Pender County Schools NC | Rocky Point, NC, United States

Posted Date 9/29/2022
Description

POSITION TITLE After School Care Assistant

WORKING TITLE PACES After School Care Assistant

SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT After School Programs

LOCATION Cape Fear Elementary

REPORTS TO Site Coordinator, Principal, After School Program Director

WORK WEEK SCHEDULE Monday - Friday

WORK HOURS 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.

MONTHS/YR 10

POSITION PURPOSE Assist the after school Site Coordinator with all activities involving the safe and effective operation of an after school program. Provides assistance in the supervision and instruction of children, leads age-appropriate activities, assists students with homework, and performs duties assigned by the Site Coordinator.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION STANDARDS KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

• Must be able to lead and assist students in indoor and outdoor games and activities and to use a variety of equipment and classroom tools such as computers, copiers, calculators, laminators, projectors, etc.

• Must be able to exert a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Due to amount of time spent standing and/or walking, physical requirements are consistent with those for Light Work.

• Interpersonal Communication: Requires the ability to speak and/or signal people to convey or exchange information. Includes giving and receiving instructions, assignments and/or directions.

• Language Ability: Requires the ability to read a variety of correspondence, reports, handbooks, forms, lists, etc. Requires the ability to prepare instructional materials, using prescribed format.

• Able to communicate effectively, possess excellent oral and written communication skills (grammar, spelling, etc.).

• Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in standard English.

• Numerical Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; to add and subtract; to multiply and divide; calculate decimals and percentages; and compute discounts, ratios and proportions.

• Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.

• Motor Coordination: Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes rapidly and accurately in using office equipment.

• Manual Dexterity: Requires the ability to handle a variety of office machines, and to lead physical activities and games and to serve as role-model participant, etc. Must have minimal levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

• Interpersonal Temperament: Requires the ability to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions. Must be adaptable to performing under stress and when confronted with persons acting under stress.

• Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and hear

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE

• School age care experience preferred

• Associates degree preferred, high school diploma required, and/or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

• Basic School Age Care (BSAC) and playground safety

• CPR/First Aid SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Ability to work flexible hours for occasional morning meetings, training, early release days, and late pickups.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• School age care experience

• School Age Child Care Credential

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Follow all rules, policies and procedures of Pender County Schools, along with state and federal regulations

• Work with after school staff to establish and maintain a safe, caring, and vibrant learning environment

• Set-up after school centers daily, maintain a tidy area, and clear away at the end of the day

• Monitor and interact with children during program activities

• Assist with planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating after school activities

• Administer first aid to children as required for the purpose of meeting immediate health care needs

• Maintain current certifications in CPR and basic first aid

• Attend meetings, workshops, classes, seminars, conferences, etc. to meet training requirements

• Perform related duties as assigned by the Site Coordinator and/or Principal

WORKING CONDITIONS PHYSICAL DEMANDS

• Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs. from floor to waist height.

• Must be able to react to a student who is 20-30 feet away within 30 seconds

WORK ENVIRONMENT

• Must be able to work in a school environment, and come into direct contact with staff and students

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this position. They are not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and skills that may be required of the employees assigned to this position. This description may be revised by the supervisor, with HR review and approval, at any time.

Employment Type
Part time
Category
Education

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