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Substitute for Camp Horizons/Big Shots staff members. Hours will depend on staffing needs. Hours are flexible, as coordinator will work with substitute’s availability and desired schedule.
Children participate in a variety of academic enrichment, recreational and cultural activities that informally support learning and social development. Life and social skills, such as cooperation, teamwork, and problem solving are fostered in a caring and accepting environment.
Works directly under the general supervision of the School Age Care Coordinator; work direction provided by Site Leads.
The essential job functions include, but are not limited to, the duties below.Independently implement appropriate enrichment and recreational activities planned by Site Leads for a group of up to 15 children and/or jointly responsible for leading larger groups in cooperation with other staff.
Provide appropriate behavior guidance and disciplinary action as needed.
Develop supportive relationships with Camp Horizon’s participants and families.
Build community and establish a welcoming, engaging, respectful, cooperative environment.
Teach and model social skills, personal responsibility, problem solving, respect, and related skills.
Carry out appropriate health and safety procedures.
Must participate with children in active indoor and outdoor recreational activities including swimming and walking.
Implement and actively support the policies, procedures, and goals of the District and Camp Horizon.
Maintain a clean, attractive environment in programming areas.
Practice effective teamwork; work cooperatively and collaboratively with co-workers and school staff.
Report to work on time and complete assigned hours.
Attend all required staff development sessions and staff meetings.
Follow child accountability and supervision of children procedures.
Provide accommodations for children with special needs and modify activities as needed to ensure respectful inclusion.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesBeginning knowledge of child development.
Basic knowledge of health and safety procedures for young children.
Basic computer skills.
Ability to implement appropriate program experiences by carrying out provided activity plans.
Ability to actively supervise and participate with children in all activities.
Ability to be solely responsible for a group of up to 15 children.
Ability to use positive methods of behavior guidance.
Ability to make decisions with minimum assistance.
Ability to ride a school bus to accompany children on field trips.
Ability to walk two miles on uneven terrain, lift 20 pounds, and accompany children in the water on swimming field trips.
Ability to relate to children and their parents/guardians with respect, enthusiasm, warmth, friendliness, sensitivity, patience, and cooperation.
Ability to work effectively with children and their parents/guardians who represent a wide range of social, economic, racial, and ethnic groups and level of ability.
Ability to effectively implement accommodations and interventions for students with special needs to ensure respectful inclusion of all students in programming.
Ability to be flexible and work cooperatively with co-workers and school staff.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
Starting Wage: $15.05
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