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Summary:
The Adventure Connection (AC) Program Assistant position is a great opportunity to help manage a before and after school program for elementary school students.   Working under the guidance of the Site Manager, the AC Program Assistant is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of an Adventure Connection Site. The AC Program Assistant plays a key role in ensuring that program participants have a supportive, interactive, and enriching program experience while ensuring the safety and security of all program participants.  This position will also specialize in creating an environment that minimizes and positively resolves behavior issues for students in the program.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • 4 years of experience working with school-age students
  • Willingness to work closely with students who have a wide range of behavioral and developmental challenges
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • College experience or Bachelor’s Degree in education, recreation, or other related fields is preferred.
  • Experience creating plans for students who are struggling with behaviors.
  • Classroom/child care experience leading instructional programs in arts, science, technology, and/or recreation.
  • Have a strong expertise in a wide variety of techniques and strategies for working with students with behavioral and developmental challenges.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in overseeing a diversified program to include art, science, service learning, recreational activities and more.
  • Responsible for maintaining the safety of all participants involved in the program.
  • Be the lead inclusion staff person to deal with significant behavior issues and help resolve conflicts in a positive manner.
  • Have a strong expertise in a wide variety of techniques and strategies for working with students with behavioral and developmental challenges.
  • Attend multiple trainings each year designed to strengthen behavior management and relationship building skills when working with children.
  • Work with students with special needs and their families to ensure that individualized plans are in place to allow every child to be successful in Adventure Connection.
  • Overall responsibility for the efficiency and quality of the program.  Ensure that the program physical space is properly set up for each day, and that all supplies and furniture are put up as needed at the conclusion of programming.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

September 9th, 2021

Posted In: Career Opportunities