After School Group Worker

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After School Group Worker

  • Location : Rowe Elementary School
  • Position title : After School Group Worker
  • Contact : Christine McCracken
  • Phone : 773.969.5531
  • Email : mjones@nush.org
  • Website : http://www.northwesternsettlement.org/
Under the direct supervision of the After School Coordinator, take leadership in the operation of programs by providing an afterschool educational plan and instruction to a group of approximately 25 multi-cultural chilldren ages 5-12. Responsible for the general care and safety of children at all times. Monday-Friday 6:30am-8:30am and 2:30pm-6:30pm, non-school days 7:30am-5:30pm, scheduled vacation is the last week in August and two weeks winter break as scheduled by Rowe.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
 Direct and conduct activities for assigned After School groups at Rowe
 Delivery of innovative and fun program plans that are age appropriate and complement Rowe Elementary School’s
classroom curriculum focusing on the concepts of: academics, recreation, and healthy lifestyles
 Create and maintain a safe environment which promotoes safety, trust, respect, and security for children, parents,
and staff
 Delivery of positive child development practices regarding guidance and discipline using core values of: pride,
success, and honor
 Complete and maintain required program plans and logs, reports, program assesments and documentation on a
weekly basis
 Delivery of scheduled program activities, both in and out of the classroom, special events and field trips
 Supervise, monitor and coach assisting adults and adult/teen volunteers
 Attend and actively participate in required staff meetings, events, and trainings
 Excellent punctuality and attendance skills
 Follow all Policies and Procedures for Settlement and Rowe; including confidentiality in daily work
 Complete training requirement: ECE Credential, SAYD Credential, Mandated Reporter, First Aid & CPR, Food
Handler
 Other duties as assigned
Minimum Required Educations/Skills/Experience
 At least 20 years old, meet all State of Illinois Licensing Standards
 Minimum of 30 semester hours or credit with 6 semester hours related to school age childcare or 1560 clock hours
in a licensed day care center or High School Diploma/GED Certificate plus 3120 clock hours experience in school age
child care or related fields in a licensed day care center
 Spanish fluency preferred, but not required
 Ability to relate to multi-culture community
 Ability to accept guidance and supervision
Application Process
Interested candidates contact Ms. Martha Castillo, After School Coordinator, at mcastillo@nush.org. Submit a resume,
college transcripts, three professional references, and cover letter explaining why you would be an ideal fit for this position and organization.