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Pre School Infant - 2 year old After School Teachers

Company: St. Benedict's Episcopal School
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

St. Benedict's Episcopal School is hiring for our afterschool program. We are hiring for several positions at this time under 3 separate job postings. This posting is for the below position. Preschool working with infants to 2 year old students . There are 2 separate rooms with either infant - 1 year old's OR 2 year old's. All shifts are Monday - Friday Other positions we are hiring will be below and are in other postings for Afterschool. Please apply to those appropriate postings if interested. Preschool working with preschool 3 and 4 year old students, 12:45pm - 4:30 or 6:00pm Working with Kindergarten 2:15 - 4:45 or 6:00pm, 1st - 2nd grade students 3:15pm - 4:45 or 6:00pm, 3rd and 4th grade students 3:15pm - 4:45 or 6:00pm All shifts are Monday - Friday Preschool Infant -2s After School Associate FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt Position Type: 12-month Staff Reports to: Preschool After School Manager OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION: The person selected for this position will be under the direct supervision of the Preschool Infant - 2s After School Manager and will be responsible for providing a safe, caring, and enriching environment for the children enrolled in the St. Benedict s Preschool Infant - 2s After School program. RESPONSIBILITIES: Including, but not limited to, the following:--- Ensure a warm, caring, and stimulating environment for children enrolled in the before/after school program in an effort to create a positive and enriching before/after school experience.--- Provide engaging interactions with children at all times.--- Keep the head count of children at all times inside the classroom and at the playground making sure the children are safe at all times.--- Assist children with daily care activities (i.e. washing children s hands, diapering, pottying, meals, etc.).--- In the infant room, associates are responsible for ensuring the infants individualized schedules are adhered to and are responsible for bottle feeding the infants and putting them down for naps during the before and after school program.--- Develop a positive relationship with each child and promote the development of self-esteem and self-discipline.--- Maintain a respectful environment with children, parents, and staff at school at all times.--- Supervise and engage with children on playground areas.--- Follow cleaning and sanitation procedures.--- Administer first aid (Band-Aid, ice packs, etc.) and document accidents.--- Document and report any moderate and major behavioral incidents and/or injuries to Preschool Infant - 2s Director using Accident and Incident reports.--- Arrive in classroom at least 5 minutes before scheduled start time--- Attend certain school functions as required by the administration (ie. Open House, staff meetings, trainings, etc.)--- Support the school with words and actions on and off campus.--- Maintain confidentiality in school matters and in regard to students, their families, and coworkers.--- Demonstrate patience when interacting with children, parents, and coworkers.--- Understand an infant, toddler, and preschooler s social/emotional, cognitive, physical, and spiritual developmental needs.--- Document and report any moderate and major behavioral incidents and/or injuries to Before/After School Manager using Accident and Incident reports. Please allow only Before/After School Manager or Preschool Infant -2s Director to communicate with parents on incidents.--- Support Before/After School Manager with daily communication with parents through Tadpoles, making sure daily routines and special notes are properly documented in the Tadpoles app.--- Consistently monitor and supervise children under the care of the Before/After School program, maintaining "line of sight" with any children located both inside and outside of designated areas.--- Assist Before/After School Manager in conducting all student activities (arts and crafts projects, indoor/outdoor games, teacher directed games, etc). Participate in creating and leading various student activities.--- Actively participate in daily sign-in/out processes and dismissal/carpool procedures.--- Assist in maintaining a clean environment which includes janitorial duties necessary to maintain the cleanliness of the school facility inside and outside of designated areas.--- Adhere to the policies as stated in the St. Benedict s Employee Handbook, Preschool Infant - 2s Employee Handbook, and procedures addendum, and policies outlined in subsequent St. Benedict s training and meetings.--- Attend staff meetings and assigned online training as directed. QUALIFICATIONS: --- High School Diploma or equivalent with qualifying experience.--- First Aid and CPR certification.--- Ability to effectively communicate with children age three months through age 3.--- Ability to implement age appropriate, enriching activities.--- Ability to help create a harmonious environment where they work as a team with other teachers and assistants.--- Ability to communicate positively with parents, including feedback about the child s day is a must.--- Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds--- Must work well as part of a small team--- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office or other similar programs.--- Excellent verbal and written skills--- Communicate effectively and respectfully both orally and in writing.--- Keep confidences, loyalties and practice extreme professionalism.--- Reliable and dependable.--- Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet program staffing and planning needs.--- Exercise mature judgment and sound decision making.--- Learn, follow, and enforce St. Benedict s guidelines related to internal policies.--- Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Administration. Physical Requirements: 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.--- Employee should be comfortable with prolonged sitting and standing.--- Employee should be able to lift and hold up to 50 lbs.--- Employee should be able to squat to a child s height and maintain eye contact at a child s level.--- Employee should be able to bend and reach from floor to waist several times throughout the day.--- Employee should be able to crawl around on the floor and interact with children in their space.--- Employee should be able to do lifting and walking as needed.--- Employee should be able to go outside with the children, welcome parents at the gate (Morning drop-off and Afternoon pick-up) in various types of weather (heat, cold and rain).--- The employee is continuously involved with supervising and interacting with students including, but not limited to, transitioning from location to location, drop off and pickup responsibilities, and lunch. 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 frequently exposed to outside weather conditions.--- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Additional Responsibilities: --- Pre-Planning & Post-Planning: Care for the children of the faculty and staff who are in attendance during pre-planning and post-planning. Associates are expected to work their regularly scheduled hours during preplanning and post-planning.--- In-Service Days/Teacher Workdays/Conference Days: Care for the children of the faculty and staff who are in attendance during in-service days, teacher workdays, conference days. Associates are expected to work their regularly scheduled hours during these days.Job Type: Part-timeJob Type: Part-timePay: From $14.50 per hourBenefits: Flexible scheduleSchedule: 4 hour shift After school Monday to Friday No weekendsCOVID-19 considerations:St. Benedict's takes safety seriously of its employees and students. At this time, masks are not required but we do take hygiene, cleaning and disinfecting, and following our COVID guidelines seriously.Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience: Early childhood education: 2 years (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: St. Benedict's Episcopal School, Smyrna , Pre School Infant - 2 year old After School Teachers, Education / Teaching , Smyrna, Georgia

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