Roanoke County

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After-School Childcare Activity Leader

Roanoke County
Roanoke, VA Full-time
Posted on September 8, 2019
GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs responsible recreational and clerical work in accordance with the program standards for children and/or youth at an assigned location. Responsible for organizing, planning and engaging in organized recreational activities with children ages five (5) through twelve (12) and/or youth ages eleven (11) through thirteen (13). Organizes and schedules activities to include appropriate games, music, arts and crafts. Collects fees. Performs other duties as assigned.

Must be available to work Monday - Friday, 1:45PM to 6:00PM during the school year (August through May).

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Plans, organizes and conducts or participates in games, music, arts, crafts, playground and other appropriate activities.
  • Collects fees.
  • Supervises all activities to ensure the protection and safety of all participants.
  • Provides a positive and authoritative approach to guiding behavior using age-appropriate limits and choices
  • Encourages children to take responsibility for their role in the classroom community
NON-ESSENTAIL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Teaches good eating habits and personal hygiene
  • Ensures children have proper rest periods
  • Ensures each child has individualized support in each activity

REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES

Education
Required: High school diploma or equivalent supplemented with college level courses or six month's programmatic experience with children ages five (5) through twelve (12) and/or eleven (11) through thirteen (13).
 
 
Experience
 
Preferred: Some experience working with children in a structured environment.
 
 
Certifications/ Licenses
 
Required: Must have current Red Cross First Aid and CPR certificates or obtain same after employment. Valid Virginia driver's license with good driving record.
 
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • General knowledge of recreational activities suitable for children ages five (5) through twelve (12) in a child care setting and/or youth ages eleven (11) through thirteen (13).
  • Ability to deal effectively with participants, encouraging participation in the various activities; and develop and maintain effective relationships with other employees, activity participants and the general public.
 
Additional Requirements
In accordance with State licensing requirements, must be eighteen (18) years of age or older. Subject to a complete criminal history and Child Protective Services background search with acceptable results. Following a conditional offer of employment, must submit to a Tuberculosis test. Must also be able to perform the job as described in the Physical and Environmental Demands section of this job description.
 
 
Supervisory
Responsibilities
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

OTHER INFORMATION

Benefits are available to full-time positions only.

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