After School Program Leader (Hourly)
Company: City of Modesto, CA
Posted on: February 13, 2019
THE POSITION Benefits Supplemental Questions This is a part-time, at-will, non-benefited position. Hours are limited to less than 1,000 hours per year. The City of Modesto is currently recruiting for After School Program Leaders to join our team. The Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department works closely with the community providing programming to youth, seniors and all citizens. As a department, we take our work seriously, but try not to take ourselves too seriously. We strive to foster a collaborative and collegial atmosphere among staff while providing high quality programs, activities and events to the community and neighborhoods. We take pride in offering excellent community service while remaining adaptable and responsive to our residents' needs and expectations. We are looking for natural born leaders who have a passion for education. This position provides support to after school programs and expanded learning programs including but not limited to academic intervention, homework support, enrichment activities and supervised recreation. If interested, apply today! APPLICATION PROCESS Applicants will be assessed on the application submitted. Due to the volume of applications received, resumes will not be screened for the purpose of determining who is the most qualified to compete in the testing process. It is the applicant's responsibility to fill out the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application with complete information and adequate detail. Do not substitute any part of the application with the words "SEE RESUME." All applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be invited to the next phase of testing which will be a selection interview. The following information is provided for you to use as a reference and as a planning tool. Human Resources is unable to schedule make-up interviews. TENTATIVE TESTING SCHEDULE: Applications received by 5:00 pm on June 30, 2018 will be invited to a selection interview to be conducted on July 12, 2018. Applications received by 5:00 pm on July 31, 2018 will be invited to a selection interview to be conducted on August 16, 2018. Applications received by 5:00 pm on August 31, 2018 will be invited to a selection interview to be conducted on September 13, 2018. Applications received by 5:00 pm on September 30, 2018 will be invited to a selection interview to be conducted on October 11, 2018. Applications received by 5:00 pm on October 31, 2018 will be invited to a selection interview to be conducted on November 15, 2018. Applications received by 5:00 pm on November 30, 2018 will be invited to a selection interview to be conducted on December 13, 2018. Applications received by 5:00 pm on December 31, 2018 will be invited to a selection interview to be conducted on January 17, 2019. Human Resources reserves the right to revise the selection process to best meet the needs of the City. ESSENTIAL AND MARGINAL FUNCTION STATEMENTS:Essential and other important responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Essential Functions: Supervise program participants. Supervise and maintain an appropriate student to staff ratio, maximum ratio of 20:1. Promote and ensure a safe and positive environment for all program participants. Provide academic assistance to program participants. Plan and implement site curriculum, recreational and enrichment activities. Provide positive discipline and redirection to program participants, adhere and enforce all rules consistently and equitably. Monitor and report any observations or concerns regarding the needs and problems of participants to supervisory staff. Assist in daily set-up and cleanup; maintain a clean, organized and safe environment for participants. Attend all designated meetings and trainings. Marginal Functions: Perform other related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of: CPR and First aid methods and procedures. State of California curriculum based on Common Core Standards. Positive discipline and redirection techniques. Practices and techniques to achieve group cooperation in recreation programs. Instructional techniques and strategies. Light custodial maintenance techniques. Ability to: Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work. Work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner. Communicate in a clear and concise manner. Develop favorable public relations and maintain an appearance that projects a positive image. Think clearly, quickly and accurately in emergencies. Maintain an atmosphere that is physically and emotionally safe. Work various shifts including days, evenings, weekend and holidays as assigned. Prepare reports and records. Lift and carry heavy objects. Run forward, backward and laterally. Perform light custodial maintenance tasks. Experience and Training Guidelines: Any combination of education and 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: Experience: Volunteer or paid work experience with children is desirable. Training: Possess a high school diploma or the equivalent. AND Completion of forty-eight (48 units) of higher education or successfully pass a local assessment of knowledge or skills that demonstrates the equivalent of the above requirements. Licenses/Certificates: Possession of a valid First Aid Certificate is required within 30 days of appointment. Possession of a valid Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate is required within 30 days of appointment. Additional Requirements: Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Tuberculosis clearance by time of appointment. May require some holiday and evening work assignments. NOTE: If hired, you will be required to be fingerprinted at time of appointment, in compliance with Section 10911-5 of the Education Code and Section 5164 of the Public Resources Code. In addition, it is the City's policy to not hire individuals convicted of any crime involving moral turpitude, including, but not limited to:* an offense involving conduct requiring registration pursuant to Penal Code Section 290 (sex offender); an offense involving sexual misconduct with children; an offense involving prostitution (including solicitation).* or an offense involving conduct requiring registration pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 11590 (controlled substance offenders) or any felony offense involving drugs (including possession, sale, distribution, transporting or conspiracy).* or a felony offense involving the use of force and violence upon a person or another, or a misdemeanor offense for same within the last five (5) years. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Mobility: frequent performance moderate manual labor; frequent sitting, walking or standing for long periods of time; occasional bending, twisting, kneeling or squatting. Lifting: frequent lifting up to 25 pounds; occasional lifting up to 50 pounds. Vision: constant use of overall vision. Dexterity: frequent grasping, holding, and reaching. Hearing/Talking: frequent hearing and talking in person. Emotional/ Psychological: frequent coworker contact; occasional working alone. Environmental: occasional exposure to loud noises and large groups of people. WORKING CONDITIONS Conditions will vary depending on assignment. Work may also be performed in a typical outdoor environment on a year-round basis subject to street or field noise and year round weather conditions. Duties may include some recreation-related field noise. Work often occurs at remote locations. Positions may require some overtime and weekend work and travel is rare.
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