After School Program Leader
|Open Date||Jun 18 2019 - 03:12:00 PM||Close Date||Aug 16 2019 - 11:59:00 PM|
|Position Title||After School Program Leader||Posting Type||Contract Non-union|
|Posting Status||Active||Position Length||Contract|
|Department Group||Recreation & Community Development Division||Hours per Week||15|
|Department||Community & Protective Services||Openings||3|
|Location||To be determined|
How to Apply:
Complete the contact information below and upload your application documents (cover letter and resume) as one file in the "Resume" field below. Please name your file using the following naming format: Last name, First name. When finished, click "Submit Application".
The After School Program Leader is to assist in the setting-up and maintenance of the After School Program for the County of Brant, Community & Protective Services Department to meet the needs of all participants and ensure adequate safety while facilitating the program. They are to organize and implement games, sports, and arts and crafts for the After School Program. They will provide a quality program experience to participants reflecting the HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development.
1.) To have an understanding of child development and foster the healthy child development of program participants.
2.) To support the objectives and philosophies of the After School Program as established by the Community & Protective Services Department through quality programming, leadership and excellent public and staff relations.
3.) To display knowledge, skills and abilities which provide competent leadership in specific program activities. Leadership and supervisory qualities are very important.
4.) To assist in the planning, promotion and implementation of the After School Program. Provide volunteers and peers guidance, development and opportunities.
5.) To be available as a knowledgeable resource to the participants, parents/guardians and staff.
1.) To arrive at the facility 15 minutes prior to the start of the program to set up for the program participants.
2.) To attend and participate in all staff training programs.
3.) Respond promptly to all County of Brant communications, within 24 hours.
4.) To ensure the protection and safety of public that will participate in the After School Program.
5.) To maintain a good working relationship with other County of Brant sponsored programs and with all School Board personnel.
6.) To report any potential safety hazards, accidents or problems immediately to the After School Program Senior Leader or Recreation Coordinator.
7.) To present oneself as a positive role model for all staff and program participants.
8.) To respect all School facilities and maintain a clean program environment.
9.) To take responsibility for any problem that may arise during a designated period and deal with it accordingly.
10.) To assist in the duties outlined by the After School Program Senior Leader and/or Recreation Coordinator.
11.) To provide feedback to the After School Program Senior Leader so they may communicate with Recreation Coordinator.
12.) To be familiar with the County of Brant, Recreation and Community Development Policies and Procedures as outlined in the Recreation and Community Development Staff Manual.
13.) To be responsible for finding a suitable replacement if necessary and for submitting time sheet, accounting for hours worked, on a weekly basis to Program Coordinator.
14.) Other duties as assigned.
- Current Criminal Records Check (or willing to obtain one)
- HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development
- Current Standard First Aid and CPR level C & AED
- Safe Food Handlers Certificate would be an asset
- Experience working with children and experience in program area. Strong organizational and communication (written and verbal) skills. Exhibits a high degree of initiative, self-direction and professionalism. Able to work well in a fast paced, team environment and independently. Punctual and dependable.
Other Pertinent Information:
Working Conditions: After School Programs are offered in various schools throughout the County of Brant
Core Working Hours: 3:00-6:00pm or 2:30-5:30pm depending on program school – no program on holidays or during school closures.
Wage: Under 18 - $13.38 per hour Over 18 - $14.25 per hour
Start/End Date: September – June, Monday – Friday
The County of Brant is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. Accessibility accommodations are available for all stages of the recruitment process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise the County if you require accommodation.
We thank all applicants and advise that only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information submitted is collected under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.