Length of Work Year: 4 hours per day (2:00-6:00pm), Monday-Friday (Applicants that cannot work days & hours as indicated will not be considered); School Calendar (No use of vacation days when school is in session)
Employment Type: Part-time
Salary: Starting Salary: $11.33 per hour
DEFINITION: Under general supervision, performs a variety of instructional and recreational activities for children enrolled in after school programs.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND JOB DUTIES: Any one position may not include all of the listed duties, nor do all of the listed examples include all tasks, which may be found in positions within this classification.
School Site Implementation: Follows accepted principles, practices, rules, and regulations of the school site; assists in the integration of services; assists in informing parents of activities and contacting parents regarding issues with children.
Supervision of Children: Assists in the management of child behavior through the use of positive strategies and techniques; provides necessary supervision in such activities as field trips, academic activities, recreation activities, rest time, playground, snack service, and arrival and departure of children; administers routine first aid and requests assistance for non-routine injury or illness; provides information to the site facilitator for parent teacher conferences and communication.
Recreation: Assists the recreation specialist with the facilitation of recreation activities; assists in the monitoring and evaluation of the recreation plan and offers recommendations when appropriate; adapts recreation activities to meet the needs of individual children; assists in the inservice training for volunteers regarding the recreational plan; assists in the monitoring and maintenance of all recreational supplies; attends recreation inservice training and conferences as approved by the project director; communicates with parents.
Tutoring/Remediation and Instruction: Assists with the presentation of learning materials, instruction, and assessment, and prevention exercises for participants in the after school program; tutors individual children and small groups of children before or after school hours to reinforce and follow up learning activities provided by classroom instructors; monitors and assists children in drills, practices, and study activities as a follow-up to regular classroom curriculum; assists in the preparation of a variety of instructional materials and learning aids for use with individual or small groups of children; may participate in confidential child progress report activities or conferences; assists in maintaining an orderly, attractive, and positive learning environment; assists children in computer applications of classroom curriculum and publication of after school newsletter; attends inservice training and conferences as approved by the project director; drive occasionally for department business (optional).
QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, training, and experience which demonstrates ability to perform the duties and responsibilities as described, including experience working with groups of children; high school graduate or equivalent; first aid and CPR training desirable.
Knowledge of: appropriate language usage, punctuation, spelling, and grammar; basic mathematic concepts; basic concepts of child growth and development, and developmental behavior characteristics; child behavior management strategies and techniques; basic computer applications and software, including word processing.
Skill and Ability to: assist in the planning, organization, and conduct a comprehensive academic and recreational program; read and understand instructions, teaching manuals and/or guides; supervise children successfully; follow instructions with a minimum of direction; work independently and make decisions within the framework of established guidelines; work
without immediate supervision in direct, one-on-one and small group tutoring; adapt to individual needs of teachers and children and work with interruptions; work with children and staff; understand and maintain confidentiality; accept, understand, and relate to children who have behavioral, coordination, or learning concerns; be trained willingly in the use of specific instructional software; manage multiple tasks; adapt to changes in routine and children’s needs as they arise.
Other Characteristics: Desire to assist children to grow and develop to their fullest potential; ability to link parents with their child’s education.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions.
• Persons performing service in this position classification will exert 10 to 20 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
• This type of work involves sitting, walking or standing, and may involve some running.
• Perceiving the nature of sound, near and far visual acuity, depth perception, providing oral information, the manual dexterity to operate business related equipment, and handle and work with various materials and objects are important aspects of this job.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year to be established by County Superintendent.
Application Deadline: 11/12/2018 11:55 PM Pacific
1.) Submit a completed online application via EDJOIN.ORG
2.) Submit ALL of the following required documents:
Letter of Introduction (Submit an original letter (not to exceed one (1) typewritten page) stating your educational background, experience as it relates to this position, and reasons for applying.
A resume will not be considered a letter.) Resume (Submit a current resume.)
Letter(s) of Recommendation (Submit one (1) SIGNED letter of recommendation-unsigned letters will be verified for authenticity.)
NCLB Compliance (Submit NCLB compliance – one (1) of any of the three (3) ways listed: 1.) AA degree or higher 2.) Transcripts verifying 48 units or more 3.) Documentation of Para-Educator Certificate or passing grade on a state or local Para-Educator/Instructional Aide test; NOTE: IF YOU DO NOT MEET THIS REQUIREMENT, YOU MAY OBTAIN COMPLIANCE THROUGH THE PARA EDUCATOR TEST AT THE TEHAMA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL HUMAN RESOURCES AT 530-528-7329 OR GO TO TEHAMASCHOOLS.ORG)
ALL ITEMS MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR A COMPLETE APPLICATION AND MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE THROUGH EDJOIN.
PLEASE REFER TO JOB DESCRIPTION (SEE LINK/BUTTON ABOVE TITLED: Job Description / Essential Elements) FOR FURTHER DETAILS ON THE POSITION AS WELL AS FOR QUALIFICATIONS.