Durango School District 9-R is accepting applications for a Kids’ Camp After School Program Aide positions at various Elementary Schools. This position will work to create a safe and enriching after school environment by planning and implementing meaningful activities, providing time for homework completion, tutoring, and academic enrichment, recruiting community partners to facilitate activities at the schools, communicating with school day staff and parents, and assisting the Site Coordinator with any necessary paperwork. Work hours are: Monday__Friday 2:30pm-6:00pm (17.5 hrs/wk). $13.75 per hour minimum to start, paid personal and sick leave, paid holidays. Partial insurance benefits included. Begins ASAP
Job Title: Kids Camp Aide Pay Grade: Classified Salary Schedule
Job Family: Student Support FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Department: Student Services and School Based Prepared Date: December 17, 2013
Typical Work Year: 9 months
SUMMARY: Create a safe and enriching after school environment by directly supervising students, facilitating meaningful activities, assisting the Site Coordinator in planning activities, communicating with school day staff and parents, and assisting the Site Coordinator with completion of paperwork.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 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. The frequency and percentage of time of duties may vary based on building or department assignment.
D 70% Supervise, guide and assist students during tutoring and structured activities to provide developmental stimulation and meet the children’s needs. Monitor student behavior during activities, effectively handle student discipline situations and encourage and support positive behavior.
D 10% Observe the children and monitor the security of the building at all times to ensure the chilren’s health and safety. Provide general First Aid when needed.
D 10% Assist in creating interesting and educational activities to engage the interest of students.
D 5 % Prepare snacks and clean the activity areas after use.
Ongoing 5% Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING: High school diploma or equivalent. Must be at least 18 years of age.
EXPERIENCE: Three months full time or six months of half time (paid or volunteer) experience caring for and supervising a group of 4 or more children preferred. Experience is preferred but may not be necessary for hiring.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, & REGISTRATIONS: CPR and First Aid training preferred at hire; required one month after hire. Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training required within three months of hire. Must pass a crimianal background check.
TECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, & ABILITIES:
- Communicate effectively in written and oral form using positive interpersonal skills
- Ability to use effective interventions for at risk learners
- Ability to develop and implement behavior management systents and reinforcement systems.
- Non-violent and physical intervention techniques
- Ability to promote and follow Board and District policies, Superintendent policies and building/department procedures.
- Knowledge of first aid skills
- MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATING KNOWLEDGE:
- Operating knowledge of and experience with personal computers.
- Operating knowledge of and experience with typical office equipment, such as copier, fax machine, E-mail, etc.
Durango School District 9-R is an equal opportunity educational institution and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability or need for special education services in admissions, access to treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact Laura Galido, Compliance Officer, Durango School District 9-R, 201 E 12th Street, Durango, CO 81301, (970) 247-5411, firstname.lastname@example.org, or the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 Spear Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204-3582, (303) 844-5695.