Activities / Athletics (not state certified) - Lafayette Preparatory Academy
Position: Activities / Athletics (not state certified)
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Part-Time Aftercare Assistant
Job Location: Lafayette Preparatory Academy
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Lafayette Preparatory Academy
St. Louis, MO 63103
Telephone: 314-880-4458 EXT 101
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Job Description:
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
Aftercare
• Supervise groups of children • Develop opportunities for free and structured play • Interact with the children often • Ensure children are supervised in a safe, caring environment • Provide and assist with development of their enrichment activities

General
• Provide and assist with development of enrichment activities for students • Follow guidelines in staff handbook and school district policies • Communicate with other team members, children and parents

Student character development
• Encourage innovation, creativity, and social responsibility • Follow guidelines in staff handbook and school district policies • Communicate with other team members, children and parents
• Assist students with physical or behavioral needs • Prepare materials and equipment

Physical Demands
While performing the duties and responsibilities of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, stand, move and walk at a brisk pace, sit, and use hands and arms to handle, feel and reach. The ability to accompany students anywhere on school premises. The employee is occasionally required to stoop or kneel and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds. Regular attendance on the job is expected and necessary. Additionally, the employee must be physically able to implement all BOE policies, District procedures and to perform Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training and techniques. The employee must be physically able to react and intervene quickly during crisis situations, such as but not limited to the following circumstances: emergency drills, student elopement, physical altercations involving students.

Knowledge, Abilities and Attributes:
• Ability to meet the needs of students from 5-14 years old • Ability to apply empirical principles and procedures • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with all stakeholders
• A strong love for teaching • Bilingual/biliterate preferred • A desire to work with a diverse student population.  • A willingness to do whatever it takes to ensure that every child succeeds.  • Ability to demonstrate loving care for students and their futures, yet also a firm personality and belief in a high level of structure.

Qualifications:
  • A passionate belief in LPA’s mission, values, and educational model
  • Current authorization to work in the United States
Experience:
Qualified candidates demonstrate experience working with children. Exceptional candidates will have experience in an elementary school setting. Candidates without prior work experience will be evaluated based on past leadership experience, participation in extracurricular programs, academic performance, and commitment to personal and  professional growth.

REPORTS TO:
Lafayette Preparatory Academy Operations Manager

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
174 days per year (work is aligned with school calendar); 3:00-6:00pm; $8.00 per hour starting salary; up to $10.00 per hour for applicants with at least 12 hours college credit or more than 2 years full-time work experience.

TO APPLY:
Submit your resume, cover letter, transcripts, and three professional references, at least one being a supervisor to Ciera Major, Special Programs Coordinator at Ciera.Major@Lafayetteprep.org In the subject line write “ (Your name) , Aftercare candidate”

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
**** REAP Applicants: If you want to notify the school district of your interest in this job, click here.

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