Catlin Gabel believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to the school’s success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his or her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.
Equal employment opportunity and treatment shall be practiced by Catlin Gabel School regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability, if the employee, with or without reasonable accommodation, is able to perform the essential functions of the position.
Position Title: After-School Program Teaching Assistant
Department: Beginning School and After-School Programs
Reports to: Head of Beginning School & Director of After-School Programs
FTE: .5 (Non-Exempt)
The sense of neighborhood created on the campus from 3 to 6 p.m. is one that makes the Catlin Gabel After-School Program an excellent choice for many families. With teachers and teaching assistants to plan and supervise art projects, cooking capers, sports events, computer fun, and organized games, students have plenty to do. Because Catlin Gabel students come from all over the metro area, the program makes it possible for peers to participate in activities together just as they would as neighbors.
The After-School Program Teaching Assistant is responsible for leading activities and supervising students in the Lower School After School Program (3:00-6:00) for Grades 2-5. The program has a home base in The Nutshell classroom.
• Design and implement program curriculum and activities, ensuring the activities are appropriate to the age, interest, and developmental level of children
• Facilitate the upkeep of the Nutshell classroom environment
• Provide an inclusive, caring environment with respect to children’s individual differences
• Maintain appropriate standards for children’s behavior using non-punitive methods that promote development of problem solving skills and support self-esteem
• Provide careful and concentrated supervision of children to ensure safety and learning
• Communicate effectively with parents regarding children and the program
• Pursue professional learning opportunities, including 15 hours of professional development every year
• Attend orientations, staff meetings, and training sessions if assigned
• Attend All Day programs and evening/weekend events as requested
• Maintain current Child Care Division Central Background Registry, Food Handler, CPR/First Aid certifications, and professional development hours in Oregon Registry Online (ORO)
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