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Part Time Before and After School Coordinator at Country Trails School

City of Elgin
Job Description
Responsible for the overall safety and welfare of the participants in the before & after school program, for planning activities and coordinating the program plans with the before/after school leaders to assure the success of the program.  

This position will be working at the Country Trails Elementary School : 3701 Highland Woods Blvd, Elgin, IL .

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:
  • Supervise and account for approximately 50-60 participants on a daily basis.
  • Develop weekly lesson plans designated to promote fun, education, values and maximize safety and participate in all activities with the children
  • Supervise Before/After School Program Leaders
  • Responsible for knowing all pertinent information of the children in the program including health and behavior concerns
  • Report any concerns and/or problems to the Community Recreation Supervisor as soon as possible
  • Maintain cleanliness of all areas of use in and around the location and care properly for all equipment and supplies
  • Keep accurate records/reports and complete all written/records as required
  • Resolve problems and/or conflicts and deal with individuals and/or situations in a sensitive and mature manner
  • Work in a typically unstructured environment using a positive attitude, imagination and innovative techniques combined with solid leadership qualities
  • Maintain a positive public image and attitude with good public relations and customer service
  • Provide leadership and work effectively with the public, program participants, parent advisory groups and community groups and organizations
  • Maintain financial records of the participants
  • Provide general information on Parks & Recreation activities and facilities
  • Wear appropriate staff uniform
  • Attend all staff meetings and in-service trainings
  • Abide by all City of Elgin rules and regulations as outlined in the Employee Manual
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum 21 years of age
  • Valid Illinois Driver's License
  • Previous effective supervisory experience working with youth and/or teenagers preferably in a youth care setting
  • Demonstrated reliability, initiative, and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work pleasantly with youth and fellow employees
  • Ability to enforce all rules and policies of the program and the City at the facility in a diplomatic manner
  • Able to handle multiple duties and tasks
  • CPR/AED certified within 3 months of employment
  • Must pass a drug and back ground check
  • Must be available to work the schedule assigned
  • Must have reliable transportation 

Hours:  Monday through Friday 6:30 am - 9:00 am and 3:15 pm - 6:00 pm. Approximately 25-30 hours per weeks.


 
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