Kids’ Choice Program Assistants (Multiple Positions) JobID: 1864
School Age Care Program/Program Assistants
2018-19 School Year
Open until filled
Effective immediately, the Human Resources Department will accept online applications for Kids’ Choice Program Assistants (multiple positions; district-wide). These positions are 2.25 to 2.75 hours per day on school days; up to 8 hours on non-school days and summer program. Salary range is $17.27 – $17.77 per hour based on the 2017-19 master agreement between SSD 6 and SSP Educational Support Professionals, Local No. 7312.
Line of Supervision: SAC Site Supervisor
Education and Qualifications:
• AA degree or Vocational Certification: High School Diploma/GED, or 2040 hours of experience supervising children
o At least one-half of related experience is preferred in paid or unpaid employment serving school-age children.
• 60 hours of relevant training in such areas as:
o Child Development
o Child Guidance
o Human Relations
o Recreational Programming
• First Aid/CPR Training
o To be completed within 90 days of beginning date of employment.
• Must demonstrate competency through at least two references and through direct observation of performance during a probation period.
Essential Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Exhibit a positive, concerned, and accepting attitude toward children and their families.
• Conduct self in a manner that reflects favorably on the Program and Community Education.
• Communicate effectively with parents and children and program staff.
• Maintain confidentiality of information regarding children, staff, family, and program operation.
• Maintain supervision, order, discipline and a safe and secure environment for children at all times.
• Plan programming and lead activities for the program.
• Attend all in-services, workshops, orientations and staff meetings.
• Provide a stimulating experience to help the child grow physically, intellectually, emotionally and creatively, according to his/her individual needs and his/her own ability.
• Follow staff and program guidelines as they are presented in the program handbooks.
• Perform necessary nursing procedures for children in the program as delegated by the District Lead Nurse/Director of Special Services and at the direction of the District Lead Nurse/Director of Special Services
• Participate in emergency care of injured or ill children according to district policy.
• Assist in adaptation to allow the student to function in the school/program setting.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, lift, use hands for fingering, grasping and feeling, wrists, hands and/or fingers for repetitive motions. The employee is occasionally required to kneel, reach, stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to and over 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
Application Process: To be considered for the positions, apply online at www.sspps.org; posting will remain open until filled.