ACCEL Schools is seeking an Oasis Program Assistant in Columbus, OH, dedicated to providing a superior education for all students. With a network of 50 charter schools and growing, ACCEL Schools employs a diverse staff of passionate administrators and educators who value research-based practices and a desire to grow as professionals. We work tirelessly to raise student achievement, regardless of historical barriers, while committed to participating in ongoing professional development, job embedded instructional coaching, and embracing a growth mindset.
- Assisting the Program Director in planning and executing a before and/or after-school program in line with the Charter Schools' educational goals and beliefs.
- Assisting the Program Director and colleagues in establishing and maintaining a safe and healthy learning environment.
Supervision of children enrolled in primary care group as well as, overall general supervision of entire group.
- Assisting the Program Director and colleagues in establishing a positive, well-run and purposeful program responsive to the children's and parent's needs.
- Assisting the Program Director and colleagues in the planning and implementation of special activities for the program.
- Assisting the Program Director in planning monthly snack menus that are well balanced, nutritious, and appetizing and comply with state licensing and USDA requirements.
- Assisting the Program Director in enrolling children.
- Assisting the Program Director in keeping the records system accurate and current including children's records, billing and attendance records and staff time sheets.
- Administering first-aid.
- Keeping parents informed by communicating effectively and on a continuous basis.
- Being assertive, but not aggressive in dealing with children's behavior.
- Maintaining confidentiality.
- Keeping the program space neat and organized. Decorating the area in keeping with children's interests and creations.
Coordinating purchases with the Program Director and assisting as needed in maintaining the inventory of supplies and equipment.
- Attending staff meetings, in-service training and workshops.
- Insuring safety compliance for children and colleagues.
- Keeping the Program Director informed of all relevant information.
- Other duties as assigned, including, but not limited to, field trips, morning duty, dismissal duty, and lunch duty
- High school diploma or GED certificate and 15 credit hours from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field.
- Preferred: Bachelors degree or Associates degree in child development, early childhood education, special education, or the human services field and one-year experience working with school age children.
- Some knowledge of children's physical, emotional and developmental patterns.
- Some knowledge of general learning theories and curriculum development alternatives.
- Sensitivity to the individual and group needs of children.
- Sufficient maturity and good judgment to function in a crisis situation.
- Sensitivity to the individual needs of parents.
- Ability to communicate effectively with parents.
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