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Before & After School Child Care

Auburn School Department

Auburn , Maine (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2873660
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted: December 7, 2017
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Before/After School Child Care Assistant – part time 25-30 hrs/week

The Assistant supports the Site Coordinator by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. S/he must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. Assisting the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents, the Assistant observes and documents children’s interest and progress, and relays that information back to parents and Site Coordinator. Assistants are responsible for; implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children’s interests and needs, help ensure smooth, daily transition from home to school, follow all program/school policies and state regulations, filing documentation, and maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Minimum of 1-2 years of professional child care experience
• High energy
• Ability to work well with others
• Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills
• A strong understanding of child development
• Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills
• Level Four on the Maine Roads To Quality Professional career Lattice and a high school diploma or GED.
• CPR & First Aid certification
• Must clear full background check

Pay: $11.00/hr, eligible for sick days and course reimbursement

Program Location: Fairview Elementary School

Work Hours:
Monday – Friday 6:30AM to 8:30AM, 2:30PM – 5:45PM
Half-day Wednesdays 11:45AM – 5:45PM
Must work snow days, teacher workshop days, and school vacations.
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories: Career Education > Child Care Education
    Seasonal/Other Opportunities > Summer Camps/Programs
  • Welcome to Before & After School Child Care!

    The mission of Auburn's Before & After School Childcare Program is to meet the broad social, academic and physical needs of students in a before and after school setting, in a collaborative way. This occurs through positive adult-child interactions and opportunities for cooperation, academic time and creative play.

    The centers are located at three of our elementary schools. Fairview, Park Avenue and Sherwood Heights. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Auburn School Department is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • No experience required
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Application Instructions

    Please respond to all of the following application questions. Answers to the following are REQUIRED to process your application with the Auburn School Department.

    Application Questions

    This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page.

    • 1. When you have some free time, what do you enjoy doing most?
      Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)
    • 2. If there were absolutely no restrictions placed upon you, what would you most want to do in life?
      Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)
    • 3. Please list any awards/honors that would improve your candidacy for desired positions(s): These may includes but not be limited to Scholastic/Professional/Community.
      Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)
    • 4. Please list (if applicable) any military experience you may have had. (Branch, Highest Rank, Duties, Total years)
      Brief Response (Answer limited to 200 characters, including spaces)
    • 5. Please list any training, skills, or language proficiency that would improve your candidacy for desired position(s):
      Brief Response (Answer limited to 200 characters, including spaces)
    • 6. Are you currently a member of Maine Roads to Quality? If so, what level?
      Brief Response (Answer limited to 200 characters, including spaces)
    • 7. A CHRC (Criminal History Record Check) must be completed prior to beginning work. The fee is $70 for 5 year certificate. This is completed through the Department of Education. We will assist you in this process, if necessary. Have you had your fingerprints done for the CHRC?

    Contact Information

    • Sarah Levine
    • 60 Court Street 4th Floor
    • Auburn, Maine 04210
    • Phone: 207-784-6431
    • Fax: 207-333-6628
    • Email: click here

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