Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

THE POSITION
The City of Aurora is seeking part-time Afterschool Leaders; who will plan, organize and implement activities that reflect the interests of youth attending an elementary school based afterschool program, Community of Many Providing After School Success (COMPASS). The COMPASS program operates at elementary schools in North Aurora.
Afterschool leaders will be responsible to incorporate youth and character development principles, to ensure a safe and positive environment for youth, and to maintain care for applicable equipment and supplies.

This position is part-time and will work approximately 12-16 hours per week, Monday-Thursday, between the after school hours of 2 pm-6 pm.

This is a continuous position and will be closed when all positions are filled. Applications will be sent to the hiring Supervisor twice a week for review.

At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our work by modeling the Core 4 Values of: Customer Service, Professionalism, Integrity, and Respect - we welcome all who share those values to apply.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Afterschool leaders must be able to lead and actively participate in games/programs with children, be able to effectively monitor behavior while using appropriate discipline techniques and develop age appropriate activities.
  • Attend staff meetings and mandatory trainings, required by program.
  • Be available for the entire length of the program and demonstrate a positive work ethic.
  • Leaders will work directly with youth in games, crafts, activities and other inventive activities.
  • Prepare and maintain necessary supply lists and stay within budget guidelines.
  • Leaders will provide a fun, safe and supportive environment for students to challenge themselves.
  • Assist with distribution of snacks
  • Set up/tear down classroom(s) as needed
  • Maintain regular workplace housekeeping practices; including routine cleaning and disinfection of surfaces and equipment, and other elements of the learning environment, throughout program
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • This job will report to the City of Aurora’s Afterschool Program Coordinator.
Selected applicant will be required to pass a background check, an FBI fingerprint background check, and a drug test as a condition of employment.
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High School diploma or equivalent.

Experience: Some experience in education, sports and athletics, fine arts, recreation and/or youth development preferred.

Knowledge: Basic knowledge of youth development, nutrition, sports, and recreation
programming for elementary and/or middle school students.

Skills: Organizational and communication skills. Fluency in Spanish language preferred but not required.

Licenses, Certificates or Equipment Required:
  • Reliable transportation to work sites,trainings, and events as needed.
  • Valid Driver's License Preferred
  • Certification in First Aid and CPR Preferred.
  • This position will allow the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment. 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Physical Demands: Primarily physical and active work requiring the ability to lift a maximum of 30 pounds; lifting, carrying, walking and standing; vision for reading, recording and interpreting information; frequent speech communication with fellow employees and City of Aurora citizens.

Work Environment: Works primarily in public school buildings, recreation facilities and/or outside in parks.

Equipment Used: May use standard office equipment including, computers, calculators,
copy/fax machines; may answer telephone.

Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.

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For Veterans preference:  Please show all of your employment history, including military service and attach related documentation (DD214) on the application.
            
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.  We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants.  It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
                                         
Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug-free workplace.  A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.

Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.

Application Instructions

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