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Assistant I - AM/PM Childcare Program

  2020-10-15     City of Arroyo Grande     300 E. Branch St.     $13.00 hour  
Description:

This position assists with classroom and playground activities for children in the before and after school program and performs other related duties as required.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

Under direct supervision of a Child Care Teacher.

HOURS:

Up to 19 hours per week, limited to 1,000 hours per year; Mornings 7:00 am to 12:30 pm or Afternoons 12:15 pm – 6:00 pm.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION STATEMENT:

(Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following):

  1. Provides individual and group activity supervision indoors and outdoors.
  2. Assists in maintaining group discipline.
  3. During the school year, assists with homework and offers assistance as needed.
  4. Assists in set-up and clean-up of arts and crafts, sports, games, snack, and special events.
  5. Supports policies and goals of the child care facility.
  6. Attends site staff meetings biweekly and attends area staff meetings once a month.
  7. Assists teacher in preparation of materials.
  8. Other duties as assigned by the child care site teacher.
  9. Respond and perform assigned duties in the event of a City declared emergency.

Marginal Functions:

  1. May supervise in a playground program.
  2. Assist in a seasonal special event.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of:

  • Principles, practices and programs common to the field of child care and recreation services.

Ability to:

  • Plan, promote and implement child care and recreation activities under direction of the child care site teacher.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with community and staff.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION GUIDELINES:

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Education and Experience: Three (3) units of Early Childhood Education and One (1) year of experience in child care.

License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain an appropriate valid California driver’s license.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Environmental Conditions:

Indoor facility and outside playground and field environments; exposure to playgrounds, grass, dirt, noise, dust, fumes, odors, inclement weather conditions, mildly ill children and occasional restroom accidents. Extensive contact with children, parents and general public.

Physical Conditions:

Physical demands include physical activities with children, walking, standing, dancing, playing or sitting; lifting and carrying; repeated bending, pulling, pushing, stooping, and squatting. Must have the ability to sit or stand for extended periods, walk over uneven or slippery surfaces, bend, stoop, kneel, reach, as well as lift, carry, push and pull materials and objects up to 20 pounds.

Apply at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/arroyogrande

The provisions of this announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provision in this announcement may be modified or revoked without any notice.

THE CITY OF ARROYO GRANDE IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND ENCOURAGES, MINORITIES, WOMEN AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES TO APPLY. SHOULD YOU REQUIRE ANY ACCOMMODATION FOR TESTING DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE ADVISE AT TIME OF APPLICATION.


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