The KSS After School Program is held at the local Summit School District elementary schools. Each elementary school is assigned a Lead Instructor to lead the program with two Instructors. The program focuses on promoting physical activity, fun games, intentional learning, and a healthy snack to students in grades Kindergarten through 5th grade. The program is grant-funded through partnerships with community organizations.
The After School Lead Instructor is responsible for facilitating engaging activities with children, completing administrative tasks, and developing and implementing the after school curriculum. Administrative tasks include: prepping and facilitating daily snacks, planning objective focused activities and games, conducting parent and student surveys and assessments, communicating with parents and families, tracking class attendance, and managing all licensing rules and regulations for the site.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Emphasis on daily program facilitation of the after school curriculum;
- Plan and manage daily program curriculum and assigned administrative duties;
- Work collaboratively and professionally with a varied group of colleagues to supervise a diverse group of up to 30 elementary age participants;
- Prepare and serve snacks using safe food handling procedures;
- Interact with program participants and families with a high level of energy and enthusiasm;
- Communicate clearly and effectively to express concerns and needs to Programs Manager;
- Supervise and maintain high standards of health and safety, and follow Risk Management policies in all activities;
- Attend all staff meetings and trainings as assigned;
- Other duties as assigned.
Required Education, Experience, and Certifications:
- Verifiable education and/or experience teaching school aged children in an active and dynamic learning environment (one of the following):
- A four (4) year college degree with a major such as recreation, outdoor education, education with a specialty in health/physical education, art, elementary or early childhood education, or a subject in the human services field;
- Two (2) years of college training (any field) and six months (910 hours) of full-time or equivalent part-time experience supervising groups of four (4) or more children;
- Experience in a leadership role;
- Current First Aid and CPR certifications, or ability to obtain before the first day of employment;
- Age 21+ with an excellent driving record and a valid driver's license;
- Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background check.