K-8 Program Assistant/Lead Teacher (Full Time), Project HOME

Posted by Project HOME on February 14, 2023

Job Summary:

Provides administrative and operational support for the K-8 After-School Program and Summer Camp.  Leads the middle school classroom as a Lead Teacher during after-school program hours and summer camp. Administrative and operational support includes assisting with student enrollment and managing student files, managing the meal program, and data reporting.  Lead Teacher responsibilities include planning and implementing lessons that include project-based learning for academic and life skills enrichment in a state-of-the-art, high quality center.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Assistant:

  1. Provide day-to-day administrative support for the K-8 Program, which includes but is not limited to: (a.) Assist K-8 Program Manager in processing K-8 applications and ensuring applications are complete prior to enrollment; (b.)  Assist K-8 Program Manager with student file compliance; (c.) Input data into Project HOME’s ETO data management system for effective reporting
  2. Order and prepare food for after school and camp meals, set up meal time space, maintain adequate food inventory, and record and submit NDS documentation
  3. Assist K-8 Program Manager in coordinating DHS/OCDEL licensing procedures and Keystone Stars requirements

Recruitment and Outreach: Support K-8 program recruitment and retention goals through community outreach and developing and maintaining positive relationships with youth and parents

Lead Teacher Role:

  1. Assist with daily student transportation, which can include driving a van, assisting as a van aide, or walking to and from local schools
  2. Prepare, submit, and facilitate engaging lesson and activity plans designed to provide after school enrichment, increasing literacy, STEM and life skills
  3. Maintain accurate daily classroom attendance and maintain an orderly classroom
  4. Support K-8 literacy goals by tracking student literacy software usage and providing interventional supports
  5. Collaborate with Program Manager, the K-8 staff to ensure that students’ individualized needs are appropriately addressed
  6. Assist with set-up and clean-up at afterschool meal time
  7. Supervise students on field trips
  8. Participate in required professional development programs, staff meetings, and parent meetings

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