Dixie Elementary After School Program Assistant

Location
Lexington, KY, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 15, 2019
Ref
7615
Grade Level
Elementary School
Job Type
After School
  • Position Type:
    After School/ CLAS - 8305 - AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM ASST

  • Date Posted:
    8/15/2019

  • Location:
    DIXIE MAGNET ELEMENTARY

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    Description:
    Assist in providing supervision to individual or groups of students enrolled in the Creative Activities Program; monitor and report student progress.

    Job Summary:
    • Conducts a progressive, challenging program for youth.
    • Works productively and consistently with After School Program Supervisor, Head
    • After School Program Teacher, parent, youth, and community.
    • Assists in the coordination and the distribution of afternoon snacks.
    • Maintains bulletin boards.
    • Assists in registration, preparation of calendar, attendance and student information records and evaluations.
    • Maintains order and procedures during all activities; e.g. classroom, gym, playground, etc.
    • Assists in ordering supplies and maintaining facility and equipment.
    • Attends designated orientations and in-services.
    • Transport students to and from activities and assist in preparation as required.
    • Monitor and report behavior of students according to approved procedures; report progress regarding student performance and behavior; check and assist students with homework as necessary.
    • Assist in overseeing students while involved in activities.
    • Provide for supplies inventory as necessary.
    • Assist students by providing proper examples, emotional support, a friendly attitude and general guidance.
    • Perform routine clerical duties such as preparation of instructional and classroom materials; operate copy machines; maintain classroom records; maintain attendance records.
    • Provide support to the lead teacher by setting up activities, work areas, displays and exhibits, operating audio-visual equipment, operating educational training equipment and distributing and collecting paper and supplies.
    • Assist students in such physical tasks as putting on and taking off of outer wear, moving from room to room, using the lavatory and others; assist student in getting on and off the bus.
    • Confer, as needed, with lead teacher concerning programs and materials to meet student needs.
    • Assure the health and safety of students by following health and safety practices and regulations.
    • Direct group activities of students as assigned; assist in monitoring playground activities as assigned; assist in emergency drills, assemblies, play periods and field trips.
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    • Maintain regular attendance.
    Qualifications:
    High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate and one year experience in working with children in an organized setting.

    KNOWLEDGE OF:
    • Basic subjects taught in the District schools, including arithmetic, grammar, spelling, language and reading.
    • Safe practices in classroom and playground activities.
    • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
    • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
    • Basic record-keeping techniques.
    ABILITY OF:
    • Learn child guidance principles and practices.
    • Communicate and maintain effective relationships with students, parents, staff and the public including members of ethnic communities.
    • Perform routine clerical duties in support of classroom activities.
    • Print and write legibly.
    • Add, subtract, multiply and divide quickly and accurately.
    • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
    • Learn procedures, functions and limitations of assigned duties.
    • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
    • Learn to apply and explain policies and procedures related to school and program activities.
    • Work cooperatively with others.
    • Monitor, observe and report student behavior according to approved policies and procedures.
    • Operate instructional and office equipment.
    Working Conditions:
    • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking.
    • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing.
    • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations.
    • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching.
    • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull medium weights, up to 50 pounds
    Application Procedure:
    Apply online

    Selection Procedure:

    Grade 13

    Contact Person:

    Steiner, Robin

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