The Salvation Army In the Midwest
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KROC: Assistant Teacher (After School Program)
at The Salvation Army In the Midwest
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- Regular Part-Time
Do you have a passion for working with youth? Are you looking for a high-energy workplace with great perks and a meaningful mission? The Kroc after school program might be a great fit for you! After School staff plans, implements, and supervises daily activities for a group of children between the ages of 5-12. The Kroc after school program includes physical activities, enrichment activities, and homework help.
The following shifts are available during the school year September through June, Monday - Friday, and staff can work 2-5 shifts per week:
2:15-5:00 (bus rider or driver shift)
2:45-5:30 (van driver shift)
Pay for this position starts at $9/hour and we offer a pay differential for staff who are cleared to drive through The Salvation Army's insurance carrier (you must have a good driving record and be at least 21 years of age to qualify for this incentive). Applicants who hold a certificate from The Registry can also receive incentive pay. Our most highly qualified candidates with additional qualifications and experience may qualify for a position as a Lead in this program, with pay starting at $10/hr.
All staff are eligible to receive a free individual or generously discounted family membership, as well as discounts off programs and rentals and other great perks like a discount at our local resale store. We also offer flexible scheduling and love working with college students who are pursuing careers in education and other youth-serving fields. Apply today!
- Create an environment that facilitates the outcomes of the Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets for Youth.
- Promote and stimulate program participation.
- Provide role modeling and guidance to youth and maintain positive relationships with children, parents, and staff.
- Effectively plan, implement and supervise daily activities for a group of children, ensuring variety and quality of program content.
- Assist youth with homework.
- Maintain a safe environment with close attention to whereabouts of the children at all times.
- Complete rosters as required.
- Participate in staff meetings and trainings, including required continuing education outlined in DCF 251 “Licensing Rules for Group Child Care Centers.”
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Experience working with diverse groups of people in age, ethnicity, and abilities.
Ability to lead youth and manage disciplinary issues effectively.
Ability to interact with the general public in a calm, rational manner.
Ability to organize and supervise youth in a safe environment.
Must be 18 years old for teacher role; must be 21 years old for driver shifts.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or equivalent is desired.
1+ years of experience of working with youth is strongly preferred.
(Additional education and experience requirements apply for Lead positions.)