Extended Care Assistant
Job Type
Part-time
Description

The extended care program assistant is responsible for the daily supervision of students in the extended care program and ensures the infusion of biblical and spiritual foundations into all activities. The ability to build partnerships with parents and colleagues is paramount to success in this position. The extended care program assistant reports to the extended care program director.


Major responsibilities for extended care program assistant:

  • Assist with preparation of appropriate weekly thematic activities which include integrated biblical foundations
  • Provide time and supervision for students to complete homework and/or study
  • Communicate with teachers and parents to create a seamless structure for students to complete homework and build study skills
  • Operate with the safety and well-being of students and staff as the first priority
  • Follow all safety protocols
  • Engage with students and staff to promote fun and build community
  • Follow all school policies related to transportation and supervision for approved field trips
  • Demonstrate the maturity to inspire student learning and understanding of the age group
  • Maintain a fun and appealing atmosphere for students and staff


Requirements

Requirements

  • Experience in extended care, teaching, children's ministry, or a related field preferred.
  • Exhibit a strong faith and exemplary lifestyle
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are members of a congregation of the Churches of Christ.
  • All applicants must be members of a local church and able to sign and abide by the MDCA Statement of Faith in order to be considered.
  • Must have an understanding of child development and age-appropriate strategies for learning and behavior management
  • Must be able to establish and maintain effective professional relationships
  • Must be able to accept direction
  • Must exercise good judgment
  • Must submit to a background check

This is a part-time position.  Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 2:30 - 6:00 and 1:30 to 6:00 on Wednesday.