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Kidstop Lead Instructor – Basswood (6:15am-10:15am & 2:15pm-6:15pm Split Shift)      JobID: 20649

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Position Type: Kidstop/Kidstop Instructor

Date Posted: 7/9/2021

Location: Basswood Elementary
Closing Date: Until Filled

Additional Information:
Hours:  Full Time- 8 hours/day; 5 days/week M-F : 6:15am-10:15am & 2:15pm-6:15pm (Split Shift)  40hrs per week

General Purpose of Job:  To be responsible for providing on-site leadership and work direction for the Kidstop and Four Star Express programs. To inspire and prepare all students with the confidence, courage, and competence to achieve their dreams; contribute to community; and engage in a lifetime of learning.

Communicates with families, students, and school district staff in an accurate, friendly, and timely manner through multiple methods.
Informs stakeholders around program updates and deadlines to ensure seamless participation in the program.
Communicates and coordinates with several internal and external partners to ensure a quality program.
Builds respectful relationships with children, families, community partners, and district staff.
Works to support all out of school time activities, families, and staff (YE instructors, building supervisors, etc,) on site to ensure a safe, secure, welcoming, and supportive environment.
Greet the parents and the children.
Work with and support all children in the program.
Communicates and puts in writing accidents or incidents concerning children or staff to appropriate supervisor or parents.
Maintains confidentiality and privacy of children and families.
Implements District, building/school, and program policies and procedures.
Creates and maintains a safe and welcoming environment that supports and serves the needs of children and families.
Appreciates and supports the development of individual attributes in children served in the program.
Ensures safety of all program participants, serves as incident commander.
Provides overall daily direction of program and provides work direction for other staff.
Maintains the appearance and cleanliness of program space, and makes physical changes as necessary to meet the needs of participants.
Attends all required Lead Instructor meetings and other meetings as needed.  Assist in facilitating meetings as needed
Provides positive and corrective feedback and alternatives for action.
Assess and utilize team members’ areas of expertise to provide for optimum outcomes.
Work collaboratively to plan and implement age-appropriate, fun, enriching, and hands on experiences for youth.
Works collaboratively to support the social, physical, emotional and cognitive development of each child.
Serves as community education liaison at building and district levels.
Develops and supports enrichment opportunities for youth.
Advocates and supports overall program quality improvement goals, procedures, guidelines and state statue. (MAAP/YPQA/DHS Certification)
Participate in activities with students, and lead small group activities.
Provides accommodations to programming to meet the needs of all students, including those identified with special needs.
Implements and maintains fidelity to any and all quality improvements measures as defined by Program Managers or Coordinator.
Works as a team member to insure all staff are successfully and the mission of the District is met.
Serves as a positive representative of the overall program and all Out of School Time Programs.
Mindful of his/her words and actions and does not allow negative emotions to affect others.
Supports program manager in consistent delivery of programs and services.
Problem solve, collaborate, and communicate on site issues and needs in a timely and effective manner.
Completes the number of hours of in-service training as defined for this position.
Builds trusting relationships with all children, family, and staff.
Honors all children, families, and staff.
Serves as a positive role model to all children, families, and staff displaying several positive attributes of which some are: creative thinker, problem solver, being a learner, accepting responsibility, and being upbeat and positive.
Welcomes diversity in thinking, culture, and perspective without judgment.
Complete other duties as assigned by Program Manager, Program Coordinator, or Site Leadership.
Professional development support to program (onboarding new staff/training/facilitation)

Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years of age, but 21 years of age is preferred at the time of employment.
Must have an AA degree or two years of relevant post-secondary education (Youth Work, Education, Social Work, Etc…). Prefer a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Education or related field with at least one year previous experience.
Must meet requirements of State of Minnesota School Age Childcare Program Standards including a minimum of 120 hours of training in child development, guidance, and/or recreational coursework.
Must have 2,080 hours experience working with children in grades K-8 in a childcare program setting.
Current First Aid and CPR training within 90 days of employment.

Job Type:  Full-time, Year round.  Summer Site location will vary.
Bargaining Unit:  Kidstop Instructors
Salary Range:  Per Contract


July 13th, 2021

Posted In: Career Opportunities