Family YMCA of Greater Augusta
  • 18-Oct-2017 to 17-Dec-2017 (MST)
  • Prime Time South Carolina
  • Aiken and Barnwell Counties, SC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Position Summary:

The Prime-Time Site Assistant is responsible for implementing activities, ensuring safety of all children in the program, serving after school snack, interacting with children and their families, working independently as well as with a team, and creating an enriching, fun, and safe environment. The candidate must have a positive attitude and serve as a role model to participants in the program.

Job Segments:

  • Actively engages with children during all aspects of the program to include curriculum and fitness programs as directed by the site director, including at least 30 minutes of daily aerobic exercise
  • Ensures staff /child ratio is within limits at ALL times, keeping a consistent head count and communicating changes with other staff
  • Leads and is responsible for small group of children (15 or less).
  • Implements prescribed daily plan of student activities.
  • Assists with site maintenance (i.e. bathroom, kitchen, cafeteria, activity area, playground, etc.) and ensures cleanliness of each area daily.
  • Immediately advises Site Director/ Area Coordinator of any child /parent/staff issues and documents that are required.
  • Maintains open communication with children families, and school administration and refers all questions about the overall site (rules and regulation) to the Site Director.
  • Holds children accountable to guidelines of Prime Time and school.
  • Ensures that agreements between the Family Y Prime Time Program, Board of Education, and school principal are followed, i.e., use of school equipment.
  • Attends Prime Time/ Child Care Staff meetings training, and any mandatory meetings for staff.
  • Successfully complete curriculum training
  • Actively participates in supporting the Family Y Annual Campaign and United Way
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the SD, Area Coordinator, or Vice President youth development

Performance Requirements:

  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Exercise mature judgment and sound decision making
  • Ability to lead or participate in 30+ minutes of aerobic/fitness activities
  • Consistently demonstrate positive communication: teach and redirect rather than scolding or reprimanding children
  • Reliable transportation

Education/Experience:

  • Must be 18-years-old or older
  • Minimum of High School Education or General Equivalent Diploma; formal training in early education or child development preferred
  • Working knowledge of Bright From the Start rules and regulations preferred
  • Be able to practice professionalism, displaying confidentiality while learning, following, and enforcing, local Y and national guidelines related to internal policy
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community
  • Experience in working with school aged children or youth programs

Status: Part-time

Location: Family YMCA of Greater Augusta - Various Locations in Aiken and Barnwell Counties

Pay Rate: $8.00 - $8.50 / hourly

 

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