Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese School Age Group Leader - St. Mary of Celle in Berwyn, Illinois
Essential Functions* of the position are detailed below and include any physical requirements checked below:1. Develops and implements weekly schedule of activities which take into account the individual needs and interest of the children in the group. 2. Provides a safe, clean and nurturing environment for the children.3. Provides leadership to the school age group leader assistant with the daily activities and the supervision of the children in the program.4. Communicates with the parents on an ongoing basis regarding their child's well-being and participation in the program.5. Transports children safely between school and the site (either by bus or walking)6. Maintains program's resources and communicates with Site Director when in need of additional resources7. Participates in the COA accreditation process and complies with the requirements of DCFS for a licensed childcare facility.8. Assists in the preschool classrooms as needed.9. Obtains a minimum 20 hours of professional development annually.
PLEASE NOTE:*Essential functions include all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
X Kneel and move from sitting, bending, kneeling or standing multiple times a day. X Push and pull objects up to 50 pounds.X Climb up and down up to 3 flights of stairs at a time. X Lift up to 35 pounds.X Additional Requirements: Must be able to walk, run and participate in physical activities with children.Other Requirements: Comply with program and/or Agency requirements related to: X Background check, including any program specific requirementsX Physical examination Drug TestingX TB TestingX Driver's License and reliable transportation X Agency-specified automobile insurance X Additional Requirements:
Immediate Supervisor: Site DirectorDirectly Supervises: N/AIndirectly Supervises: Volunteers
Education and Experience Requirements:
Relevant Education:Preferred: Bachlelor's Degree in Elementary Education, Child Development, Recreation, Physical Education, or related fieldMinimum: High School 1) Thirty semester hours (or 45 quarter hours) of credit from an accredited college or university with six semester hours (or nine quarter hours) related to school-age child care, child development, elementary education, physical education, recreation, camping or other related fields; or 2) 1560 clock hours of experience in a recreational program or licensed day care center serving school-age children or a license exempt school-age child care program operated by a public or private school, and six semester hours (or nine quarter hours) of credit from an accredited college or university related to school-age child care, child development, elementary education, physical education, recreation, camping or other related fields; or 3) A high school diploma or equivalent certificate plus 3120 clock hours of experience in a recreational program, kindergarten, or licensed day care center serving school-age children or a license exempt school age child care program operated by a public or private school
Relevant Experience:Preferred: 2 Years working with school age children, bilingual (Spanish) proficiency.Minimum: