After School Care Assistant

Part Time Hourly After School Care Assistant

Purpose

The purpose of the After School Care Assistant position is to assist the After School Care Coordinator in facilitating Marburn Academy’s After School Care Program.

This position reports to the After School Care Coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understanding of and a commitment to Marburn Academy’s Vision and Mission
  • Conduct self in presence of students, parents, and visitors in manner which models the values and behaviors Marburn seeks to teach
  • Consistently and effectively use the Marburn Problem Solving System
  • Develop and sustain relationships with colleagues, parents, and members of the Marburn Academy community that are professional, collegial, and collaborative
  • Manage personal problems in manner which does not interfere with professional performance
  • Manage confidentiality aspect of student, parent, and colleague relationships, and of internal Marburn affairs according to established school guidelines
  • Establish and maintain appropriate personal “boundaries” in relationships with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Abide by all policies articulated in the Student and Employee Handbook and other school and board policies
  • Be supportive of the activities and events of all the divisions of the school
  • Supervise students of the program, providing guidance and activities during their time in the program

Behavior Management Skills

  • Manage student behavior by utilizing the Marburn Academy behavior management systems
  • Create a classroom and school environment that is safe for all students
  • Reinforce and uphold Marburn Academy Rights and Responsibilities (community values)
  • Establishes positive rapport with students
  • Treats students with respect and dignity, even when correcting or disciplining; avoids public humiliation of students
  • Places as much emphasis on recognizing and rewarding appropriate behavior as on consequencing undesirable behavior
  • Uses an interventionist mindset to problem-solve academic and behavior concerns
  • Instructs and coaches students to adopt more helpful behaviors rather than attempting to consequence them into different behaviors

A Successful Candidate will:

  • Have experience with school age children in an educational or child care setting
  • Have a high school diploma or GED. Be able to successfully pass a background check

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand, walk, and be in front of the students for extended periods of time
  • Ability to participate in outdoor activities
  • Ability to lift and carry:
    ○ Regularly up to 10lbs
    ○ Occasionally over 25lbs
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and duties
  • Ability to work with multiple distraction

Hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 2:45pm-6:00pm
  • Fridays: 11:45am-4:00pm
  • Occasionally with advanced notice be available before work hours for employee meetings

Skills and Knowledge

  • An understanding of and commitment to Marburn’s mission
  • An understanding of Marburn’s customer service orientation and a positive attitude
  • Outstanding organization and multitasking skills
  • An ability to interact comfortably with individuals of diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds
  • An ability to initiate tasks and see them to completion
  • An ability to assess and solve problems

Marburn Academy provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.