Job Title: STARS – Site Assistant Wage/Hour Status:   Non-exempt

 

Reports to: Director Of Communications Pay Grade: $11/hr

 

Dept./School: Community Relations Date Revised: 03/2019

 

Primary Purpose:

Under general supervision, and according to established guidelines and lesson plans, the STARS Site Assistant supervises an assigned group of children.  The Site Assistant will help to provide the necessary physical and emotional care while carrying out developmental activities.  The employee will help develop goals for the children, and evaluate each child's progress. The employee is responsible for communication with parents and recruitment of students to the program.

 

Qualifications:

Minimum Education/Certification:

High School Diploma or GED (at least 18 years of age)        

 

Special Knowledge/Skills

Must be able to nurture children, plan and implement age-appropriate activities for them

Must be able to learn, follow, and alter (if appropriate) recurrent work routines and schedules

Must be able to take initiative

Must be able to interact with parents in a professional manner and elicit the trust necessary to handle daily communication with parents effectively

Must be able to take direction and work cooperatively with others

Must be able to supervise a group of children while attending to the immediate needs of one child

 

Minimum Experience:

Some experience working with children

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  1.  Assist and supervise children during all activities.

 

  1.  Counsel children when social, academic or adjustment problems arise.

 

  1.  Develop, plan, and prepare instructional aides/materials for activities.

 

  1.  Ensure that appearance, cleanliness, and safe environment of site is appropriately maintained.

 

  1.  Assist children with meal/snack time and clean-up.

 

  1.  Complete all site paperwork, i.e., daily notes, student accident reports, attendance records.

 

  1.  Attend and participate in staff meetings, site events and parent meetings as requested.

 

  1.  Prepare and implement lesson plans/programs, organization and schedule.

 

  1.  Accept temporary work assignments.

 

  1.  In the event the site supervisor is not available, take responsibility for the site.

 

  1.  Implement a weekly lesson plan.

 

  1.  Ensure that all indoor and outdoor equipment is in good working condition and is used/maintained properly.

 

  1.  Physically arranges the site prior to arrival.

 

  1.  Clean up site when children depart.

 

  1.  Communicate appropriate information to parents.

 

  1.  Maintain documentation on all aspects of site and children.

 

  1.  Create and maintain directions, schedules and expectations to be used by a substitute teacher for 

       planned and unplanned regular teacher absences.

 

  1.  Maintain site postings.

 

  1.  Assist with the training of new site personnel and substitute teachers.

 

  1.  Assist with planning and implementing events. 

 

  1.  Present a professional attitude including ethical and responsible behaviors.

 

  1.  Maintain knowledge of children's intellectual, physical, emotional, social, and character development and the importance of the development of all of these.

 

  1.  Convey a sense of integrity and warmth and a genuine caring for the development of each child.

 

  1.  Maintain confidentiality for parents, children, staff and management.

 

  1.  Meet all state and district requirements for the position including maintaining required training 

       hours.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None