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
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
One year minimum of experience working with children ages 5-13 in a group setting
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
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
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.
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 email@example.com, subject line Aftercare Teacher.