Assists with developing and implementing weekly schedule of activities which take into account the individual needs and interests of the children in the group.
Provides a safe, clean and nurturing environment for the children.
Assists the School Age Group Leader with the daily activities and the supervision of the children in the program, including field trips.
Communicates with the parents on an ongoing basis regarding their child's well-being and participation in the program.
Transports children safely between school and the site (either by bus or walking).
Assists the School Age Group Leader in maintaining programs resources and communicates with Site Director when in need of additional resources
Participates in the COA accreditation process and complies with the requirements of DCFS for a licensed childcare facility.
Assists in the preschool classrooms as needed.
Obtains a minimum of 20 hours of professional development annually.
Preferred Requirements: Associate’s degree in Elementary Education, Child Development, Recreation, Physical Education or related field. Two years of experience working with school age children. CDL with school bus endorsement.
Minimum Requirements: Associate’s degree in Elementary Education, Child Development, Recreation, Physical Education or related field. One year of experience working with school age children. Must obtain food handler certification within 6 months of hire.
Other Requirements: Must be able to walk, run and participate in physical activities with small children. Must be able to rearrange classroom equipment and supplies
The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago is an equal opportunity employer and consideration for employment is made without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.