EPRD Children’s Program Leader - Early Childhood

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Position: Children’s Program Leader - Early Childhood
Department: Recreation
Reports to: Children’s Program Director/Special Populations Coordinator
Oversees: Supervision of participants
Location: Various Locations throughout the District
Status: Part-Time (20 – 29 Hours per week)

Nature Of Work

Under the direction of the Children's Program Director/Special Populations Coordinator, the Children’s Program Leader is responsible for teaching and supervising participants in the child care programs offered by the District including Special Populations and Playschool.

Essential Functions

   •   Develops strong relationships with patron families through effective communication and daily
       interactions.
   •   Plans and implements the program.
   •   Supervises and facilitates daily activities and aid in the instruction of specialized activities such
       as swimming, tennis, archery, sailing, canoeing, and arts & crafts.
   •   Assist bus driver by supervising participants in transporting participants on field trips.
   •   Monitors participants by taking name count, and number count on a regular basis, and
       assigning buddies on all field trips including swimming.
   •   Supervises participants at all times.
   •   Report accidents and injuries that occur in programs. Provide first aid as needed.
   •   Set up and clean up activity area and vans as needed.
   •   Report absenteeism to supervisor, and arrange for substitutions.
   •   Attend orientation, scheduled staff meetings, and trainings.
   •   Communicates daily with parents in a positive manner regarding participant’s activities.
   •   Interact individually or in groups with the participants in order to help them engage in
       creative/educational play.
   •   Report any problem situations to the supervisor.
   •   Dress appropriately for activities.
   •   Must possess a highly defined focus towards both internal and external guest service.
   •   Assist in maintaining a safe and healthy environment.
   •   Assist in keeping accurate records of information regarding the parents and the participants.
   •   Other duties as assigned.

Management And Supervisory Duties

   •   Supervision of children.

Illustrative Examples Of Duties

   •   Assists with cleaning areas and equipment.
   •   Participate in trainings and staff meetings.
   •   Lead participants in activities.
   •   Assist with planning activities.
   •   Assist with communication with parents.

Skills

   •   Excellent problem solving skills.
   •   Basic math/accounting skills.
   •   Basic Macintosh terminal and MS Office Suite skills.
   •   Excellent customer service skills.
   •   Verbal and written communication skills.
   •   Must be highly motivated, organized, and creative.

Knowledge

   •   Thorough knowledge of modern principles, methods, practices and equipment relating to the
       functional areas of responsibility.
   •   Knowledge of instruction methods with participants.
   •   Knowledge of needs and age appropriate activities for participants.
   •   Knowledge of the policies and procedures of the District and state licensing.

Abilities

   •   Ability to work in a "structured chaos" environment.
   •   Ability to demonstrate and lead activities.
   •   Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, civic
       organizations, community agencies, parents and the general public.
   •   Ability to multi-task, be flexible, cooperative, and focused.
   •   Ability to problem solve.
   •   Demonstrated responsiveness and sensitivity to the needs of children, and parents.

Required Training, Experience And Qualifications

   •   Must be at least 18 years of age.
   •   Must be Preschool Lead Teacher qualified.
   •   Must demonstrate ability to work with children, dependability and a promotion of professional
       development and teamwork; must also be committed to the success of the children and their
       families.
   •   Current CPR, First Aid Certifications, and Universal Precautions.
   •   Must have at least 480 hours of experience working with “like” participants.
   •   May be required to get medical administration.
   •   Medical records which verify employee is free from emotional, mental, or physical illness and
       free from evidence of personal conduct detrimental to the health, safety or well-being of
       children and youth, self or District.
   •   Complete state licensing requirements and annual training.

Hiring & Selection Process

Print and complete one of our applications and either scan and email to Human Resources Manager, Heather Facer at email or mail to Attn: Heather Facer at 1521 Bergen Pkwy, Evergreen, CO 80439.

Please note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with this job.

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