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Posted on: August 18, 2021

After School Care Program Employment Opportunities

The Town of Andover’s after-school care program, Kid Care, is looking for high energy, enthusiastic individuals to staff our expanding program.

The Andover Recreation Division is proud to offer our extended-day program for children in Grades K–5 at Bancroft Elementary School, West Elementary School, South Elementary School, High Plain Elementary School and Sanborn Elementary School. Andover Kid Care is a great solution for busy working families that combines fun and learning with the safety and convenience of a high-quality afterschool program right inside kid’s school.

The Kid Care Program runs Monday-Friday, 3:15-6:00 PM . We invite you to consider working as few as 2 or all 5 days with us!

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Site Director (Bancroft)
$27-$32/HR
Reports to Director of Recreation
Must be 21 years of age or older
Bachelor's Degree preferred

  1. Development of programming suited to the need to the age children being served
  2. Staff development
  3. Program licensing and paperwork maintenance
  4. Periodic evaluation of the program
  5. Maintain the cleaning and upkeep of the facility
  6. Maintain an orderly physical environment and monitoring safety situations at all times
  7. Plan and conduct daily activities for the children in the program that will contribute to the their care, growth and development
  8. Keep accurate records for the children and the program
  9. Develop and maintain all policies and procedures as required by the EEC and the Recreation Department
  10. Follow licensing procedures to safeguard the health and safety of the children at all times
  11. Conduct staff meetings and make sure staff is meeting their required annual training
  12. Perform necessary safety drills on a regular basis
  13. Complete all EEC required trainings

 
Assistant Director
$21-$26/HR
Reports to After-School Site Director(s)
Must be 18 years of age or older
High School Diploma or equivalent

  1. Aid Director(s) in staff development
  2. Aid Director(s) in the development of programming suited to the need of the children being served
  3. Maintain the cleaning of the facility
  4. Plan and conduct activities that will contribute to the growth and development of participants
  5. Maintain an orderly physical environment and provide a safe environment for the children
  6. Review daily attendance 
  7. Be present in the program and with children at all times unless coverage has been arranged
  8. Know emergency policies and behaviors
  9. Attend and take minutes at staff meetings
  10. Maintain a discipline policy and log and report any incidences to the Program Director(s)
  11. Maintain open communication with parents
  12. Assist in the performance of evacuation drills & other safety drills
  13. Share ideas with Program Director that will improve the program 
  14. Complete all EEC required trainings

 
Group Leader (All 5 Schools)
$17.25-$20/ HR
Reports to After-School Site Director(s)
Must be 16 years of age or older
 High School Diploma or equivalent

  1. Responsible for appropriate lesson planning and implementation of age-appropriate curriculum for students
  2. Participate in the ongoing development of age appropriate curriculum, make revisions as needed, and develop new units of study as needed
  3. Maintain the physical environment so that it is conducive to optimal learning opportunities for children
  4. Assume responsibility for classroom materials and equipment, ensuring they are clean, safe, and stored properly
  5. Assess each student's growth, development, and performance
  6. Contribute to the written progress reports twice per year
  7. Maintain a cooperative working relationship with parents and coworkers
  8. Foster open communication, decision making, problem solving channels between parents, faculty and administration
  9. Participate in team meetings to discuss needs of individual students, curriculum planning, and other classroom issues, as needed
  10. Complete all EEC required trainings

 
Assistant Group Leader: (All 5 Schools)
 $13.50-16.25/ HR
Reports to After-School Director(s) and/or Assistant Director of Program
Must be 16 years of age or older

  1. Must work at all times under the direct supervision of the Director(s), Assistant Director or Group Leader
  2. Be present in the program and with children at all times
  3. Maintain an orderly physical environment and monitoring safety situations at all times
  4. Conduct activities that will contribute to the growth and development of participants
  5. Assist Group Leaders and Program Site Director(s) & Assistant Director in various duties
  6. Complete all EEC required training

 For more information please contact Kid Care Director Nathalie Zannini (nathalie.zannini@andoverma.us ) at 978-623-8340.

To apply click here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/andoverma/jobs/2108447/kid-care-after-school-program?page=1&pagetype=transferJobs

 

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