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Part Time Before and After School Coordinator at District 301 Schools

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 their program plans with other after school leaders to assure the success of the program. This position reports directly to the Before/After School Coordinator and/or Program Supervisor.

The position will work in District 301 schools.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB: 
  • Supervise and account for approximately 10-15 participants on a daily basis.
  • Develop weekly lesson plans designated to promote fun, education, character building and maximize safety and participate in all activities with the children.
  • Be 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 Before/After School Coordinator and/or Program 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 will work effectively with the public, program participants, parents advisory groups and community groups and organizations.
  •  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.
  • Must be available to work the assigned shift
  • Must have reliable transportation
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • Previous effective supervisory experience working with youth and/or teenagers in a youth care setting.
  • Demonstrated reliability, initiative, and excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work pleasantly with youth, members and fellow employees.
  • Ability to enforce all rules and policies of the program and the City at the facility in a diplomatic manner.
  • Be able to handle multiple duties/tasks.
  • CPR/AED certified within 3 months of employment.
HOURS:  Monday – Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., and 3:15 to 6:00 p.m. approximately 25 hrs. per week.


 
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