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After School Teacher Assistant - Des Plaines

Company: Right At School
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Enjoy teaching and molding young minds? Quick on your feet in times of crisis? Interested in providing leadership in your local community?Being an Educator or a Program Manager with Right At School may be the job for you!Right At School works to develop in children the traits that are not only important during their youth, but which will lend to their lifelong success! These traits are embedded in our curriculum, our instructional methods, and our positive guidance approach! Our Program Managers focus on helping children develop social-emotional skills, character, positive identity, persistence, belief in oneself, internal motivation -- all within an afterschool community that respects diversity, includes children and families of different needs and backgrounds, and celebrates each child's uniqueness! We are seeking a natural leader with high-energy to serve as Part-time Program Manager for one of our Des Plaines, IL school locations!

NOW HIRING FOR THE 2022 - 2023 SCHOOL YEAR! Join a team that puts employee growth, team collaboration, and student engagement first!
As a Program Manager, you will:

  • Lead a team of educators and/or assistant teachers to ensure the delivery of engaging, interactive educational experiences and curriculum
  • Develop strong relationships with school administration, parents, & PTA organizations in order to provide the best care for children and ensure customer satisfaction
  • Manage staff compliance with district-specific policies and procedures
  • Maintain excellent communication with varied audience including children, parents, staff and school personnel
  • Model positive guidance and effective classroom management to maintain the safety, well-being and attention of all children while supporting homework completion, leading fun fitness activities, and guiding children at play
  • Lead the educator and assistant teacher team in organizing program materials for lessons and activities, as well as document attendance, incidents and other observations
  • Manage and order supplies as needed according to curriculum
  • Meet and report regularly to the Area Manager regarding program, site, and staff performance
    As an Educator, you will:
    • Partner with the Program Manager to deliver dynamic Right At School curriculum, support homework completion, lead fun fitness activities and guide children safely through all activities.
    • Engage youth in academic and social enrichment activities that expand & enhance school day learning in a meaningful way. Some tasks associated with this role can be more physical in nature as you are interacting with children and they keep you on your toes.
    • Be asked to kneel, run, to lift up to 25 lbs and have a lot of fun while doing so.
    • Actively partner and communicate effectively with parents in order to provide the best child care for their children.
    • Model positive behaviors as you sit with children to help with learning, walk around to manage the classroom and maintain safety and stay active throughout the day while leading activities.
    • Organize program materials for lessons and activities, as well as document attendance, incidents, and other observation.
    • Regularly check in with the Program Manager regarding personal and child performance metrics

Keywords: Right At School, Oak Park , After School Teacher Assistant - Des Plaines, Education / Teaching , Oak Park, Illinois

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