Responsible for implementing school age educational activities at an assigned location. Coordinate activities that include academic learning experiences, field trips and site-based liaison among program staff, school staff, community partners, students and parents.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES Maintain efficient learning environment for a quality educationally-focused after school program.
Set-up, open and close daily after school program site; prepare daily snacks.
Coordinate activities with program teaching staff and act as liaison to regular school staff.
Document and maintain daily attendance, homework activity and other personnel and student records, as necessary, to meet state and federal database management requirements and deadlines.
Coordinate activity flow, time and facility management.
Assist with teaching activities; develop activities that integrate with academic core time.
Participant in curriculum development and integration.
Assist with the application of technology to science and literacy curriculum components.
Interact effectively with students, parents, staff, community partners and University personnel on a daily basis.
Supervise student assistances; mentor and evaluate pre-student teachers.
Maintain a safe and orderly learning environment.
Perform related departmental duties as required.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED Functional supervision may be exercised over support staff.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED Administrative supervision is received from the program administrators and Institute Director.
QUALIFICATIONS Bachelors degree in an educational or youth related field is required, at least 12 hours in child development, child psychology, early childhood education or related course work is required. Teaching certificate is preferred.
Work experience at a K-12 school, especially in an informal or after school setting is preferred.
Must demonstrate a mature attitude in dealing with students, parents, school district staff and community partners.
Evidence of organization, supervisory and interpersonal skills for establishing good relationships with staff, teachers, parents and students.
Must be willing to participate in additional training and workshops as designated by the after school program.
Must be CPR/First Aid certified or willing to obtain certification.