Aftercare Program Teacher

Aftercare Program Teacher

The Aftercare Program Teacher offers children a warm, safe environment after regular school hours, facilitates movement indoors and out, and prepares a healthy snack.

 

Responsibilities for the children:

Plan age-appropriate activities Maintain copies of Emergency information for food allergies and any other health information applying to students enrolled in the program. Consult with parents and teachers to meet students' needs Organize snacks for a multi-aged group

 

Responsibilities to the school:

The Aftercare Program Teacher will direct families to register and make changes through the front office

 

Program Organization

  • Do any laundry and either make repairs associated with program or inform Director

  • Prepare and clean up Aftercare space(s).

  • Keep attendance on a monthly roster

  • Communicate regularly with colleagues to address concerns regarding children or space

 

Responsibilities to parents:

  • The aftercare teacher is expected to interact with parents with honesty, courtesy, warmth and professionalism

  • Write letters to update families when and if the need arises

 

Skills and knowledge:

Knowledge of the developmental needs of children is required and an understanding of Waldorf Pedagogy is preferred

 

Experience:

One year minimum of experience working with children ages 5-13 in a group setting

 

Required Competencies:

  • Composure - responds to information and situations in a self-controlled manner

  • Approachability - puts others at ease and shows receptivity to message being delivered

  • Listening - gives attention to speaker, shows interest and responds with information or questions as appropriate

  • Humor - uses appropriate humor to maintain a positive environment

  • Adaptability - flexible style, possesses the ability to change or be changed to fit circumstances, adjusts with ease

  • Ethics and Integrity - possesses strong set of core values and beliefs consistent with social, ethical, and organizational principles

 

Qualities:

  • Ability to work artistically and creatively

  • Collaborative with an understanding of consensus decision-making

  • Interest in self-development of skills that support the early childhood curriculum and good working relations

 

Hours:

The aftercare teacher works Monday - Friday 3:00 - 6:00 p.m., 2:30-6:00 Thursdays, following the Peace Valley Charter calendar. Additional hours for meetings, prep, and administrative tasks for the program will be agreed upon prior to beginning.

 

Compensation:

$ 12/hour

An evaluation of the aftercare teacher and program will be conducted by the Foundation Director and Board of Directors.

 

Applicants: email resume, cover letter and references to Foundation Directors lhenning@peacevalleyfoundation.com, subject line Aftercare Teacher.

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