Keys School, a K-8 of approximately 320 students, seeks an After School Assistant for the Lower School After School Program. Keys School offers a hands-on education with balanced concern for students’ academic, social, emotional, and physical growth.
After School Assistant for the Lower School After School Program
8:00am-5:00pm during Professional Development, Conference Days, Holidays, and Summer Camps.
Opportunity for additional hours as scheduling and experience permits.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Bring joy and fun while engaging with and providing a safe and healthy environment for children grades K-4
Build productive partnerships with parents so that they feel confident in the care, supervision, and programming offered during after school, conference days, and supplemental care
Ensure student safety by complying with all school policies and procedures and staying up to date regarding best practices
Provide care and supervision for students in grades kindergarten through four after school, on conference days, and when the School offers supplemental care
Develop and oversee activities that are developmentally and seasonally appropriate and that align with the School’s mission and culture; these may include but are not limited to arts and crafts, cooking, board games, outside play, cooperative games, singing, and presentations by outside experts
Work with Lower School After Care Coordinator to plan and implement engaging age-appropriate activities for indoor spaces and outdoor playground.
Assist Lower School After Care Coordinator in coordinating field trips, After School Enrichment Classes and summer camp
Work closely with extracurricular vendors
Oversee homework and guide children as necessary
Provide consistent and positive expectations
Participate in School-wide events and meetings
Accept and perform other duties, as assigned
Qualifications and Experience:
Demonstrate a passion for Keys School and a keen ability to convey the School’s program, opportunities and vision to an array of constituencies
Demonstrate cultural competence
Demonstrate excellent and effective written and verbal communications
Exhibit a cooperative team approach, complete with a good sense of humor and demonstration of a united front
Display initiative, internal motivation, and a willingness to take on responsibilities beyond those explicitly defined
Possess knowledge of child-development, enrichment and recreational programming, and comparable programs in the local market
Exhibit sound judgment related to confidential conversations, projects, and information related to the School or any of its constituents including the effective communication regarding such matters to the appropriate individuals
Possess and provide evidence of work towards an associates degree or higher, and/or equivalent training in a related field preferred
One to three years of related professional experience.
Occasional availability on nights or weekends
Initial and continued criminal background clearance by DOJ and FBI
Initial and continued tuberculosis clearance
Maintain a valid driver’s license and the ability to transport oneself between two campuses.
The ideal candidate must have a desire to work with children and parents, be culturally competent, and have strong organizational and communication skills. They must be self-motivated, and dedicated to the mission of the school.
Salary: Non-exempt, hourly; varies on experience and qualifications
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three to five references to email@example.com
Keys School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, orientation or veteran status. For more information on the school, please visit keysschool.org
About Keys School
Keys School challenges students to develop a keen intellect and a generous spirit, to advocate for themselves and others, and to honor curiosity and reflection in an increasingly hurried world.