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Newton The Children's Learning Center

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Job Summary

Job Type
Full-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 9 days ago
Job Role
School Operations, Student Aide, School Aide
Employer's Industry
Nonprofit, Education
Job Schedule
Afternoons, Mornings, Weekdays

Job Description

Job Title: Support Staff

Reports to: Site Director, Lead Teacher

Summary: Oversees and works with the children by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

General Job Functions

  • Assist in planning and implementing the daily program.
  • Helping with the general housekeeping tasks.
  • Performing other duties as directed.
  • Responsible for clocking in and out every day.
  • Treat all Directors, Teachers and children with dignity and respect.

Operations

  • Follow and apply Newton’s policies and procedures.
  • Check homework assignments thoroughly for accuracy, clarity, and presentation. (Do not refrain from enforcing these expectations.)
  • Check the supply levels at the center (see checklist) and inform Director.

Communication

  • Develop good working relationship with Site Director, Teachers and Lead Teachers.
  • Develop good working relationships with school principal, secretaries, custodians, and teachers as needed.
  • Encourage and support students.
  • Respect students’ feelings and needs.
  • Use clean and considerate language; never use sarcasm.
  • Establish an open and friendly relationship with parents.
  • Inform director of parental concerns.
  • Monitor student’s abilities and inform Director and parents of their child’s progress.
  • Understand and apply discipline policy (see disciplinary procedure sheet).
  • In the event of any conflict with another Teacher or Tutoring Staff member, notify the Site Director.
  • Share all ideas, concerns, and anticipated problems to the Director.
  • In an event of an emergency, which might prevent the lead teacher from arriving to the site on time, immediately notify the Director and Newton office.
  • Submit any requests for vacation to the Director at least two weeks in advance Organization
  • Help close center at the end of the day.
  • Make sure parents sign their children out when they go home.

Leadership

  • Use positive learning strategies; lead students to answers rather than providing them.
  • Maintain high individual expectations for all students.
  • Ensure students respect school and center property.
  • Set a good example by having a positive and supportive attitude for Tutoring Staff and students.
  • Take an interactive role by participating in the instructional part of the program.
  • Use of telephone is for business purpose only, except for emergencies.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions;

  • Must be 18 years of age or older unless he or she is a High School graduate or currently participating in an occupational program conducted by an accredited High School or college.
  • Be able to relate well with the children.
  • Able to work Monday through Friday after school until 6:00 pm. Hours will be extended on Parent Teacher Conference days and minimum days. Newton will be closed on all national holidays and all school breaks.

Education/Experience:

Must be a high school graduate.

Must be able to relate well to children.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to speak effectively before groups of children or employees of the organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions.

Certificates and Licenses:

CPR/First Aid

Valid Driver's License

Preventive Health and Safety training

Special Skills:

Must be 18 years or older.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is in the presence of children and occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to physically interact with the children. Included the employee may climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.

Business Overview

Our Story

Since 1995, Newton The Children's Learning Center, in collaboration with Newton Center, has provided the San Francisco Bay Area with academic after school care programs, camps and enrichment classes. Our mission is to offer a conscientious and fun academic environment to help the children of our communities form a lifetime habit of successful learning.

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