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Company: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation
Location: Carmel
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: CounselorDIVISION: Extended School EnrichmentREPORTS TO: Site SupervisorFLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt; Part-Time; Starting at $12.50 per hourHOURS: Monday - Friday 1:45 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.Purpose of Position:The purpose of this part-time position is to work with children in grades K-6 as part of a team whose purpose is to competently and enthusiastically create and facilitate enrichment activities, assist with K-6 student homework, and provide a safe, enriching, and character-driven environment for students enrolled in the Extended School Enrichment (ESE) program (school-year).Essential Duties and Responsibilities:The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.Create, organize, and facilitate a variety of daily enrichment and academic activities, including but not limited to arts, sports, science, homework, and literacy.Consistently model and guide students in character development through actions, activities, and dialogue.With team, plan and create detailed enrichment club activity plans for 10 weeks at a time that corresponds to state standards using established templates and guidelines.Implement and model respect for all spaces and materials used, ensuring they are well maintained and left as found, including buses and field tripsWith team, supervise up to 125+ children, from grades K - 6, throughout all aspects of the daily program.Attend and participate in professional development meetings and trainings.Use excellent customer service skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and all members of the general public.Enforce applicable rules and regulations with program participants.Ensure adherence to established safety procedures; monitor work environment and use of safety equipment to ensure safety of employees and other individuals.Follow program structure, including individual success plans, to decrease disruptive student behaviors and increase positivity and safety.Provide CPR/first aid and CPI, in a calm professional manner, as needed.Ensure first aid supplies and emergency equipment are in order and accessible.Maintain reliable attendance to maintain safety and the staff to child ratio.Maintain a safe and clean work environment.Perform other related work as required.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required to Perform Essential Job Functions:Basic typing, Internet, Word, and Excel skills.Reliable and organized, on time and accurate with paperwork and daily schedules.Capable of creatively problem-solving under pressure, both as part of a team and independently.Enthusiastic and flexible about both learning and teaching new skills.Able to act consistently as a role model and guide for behavior and character development.Ability to assist K-6 students accurately with daily homework, requiring understanding and instruction of math and literacy skills up to a 6th grade level.Interact and communicate in a positive, professional manner with team, students, and public.Ability to confidently and effectively manage student behavior in a positive, respectful manner at all times.Ability to work with frequent interruptions during periods of high volume and under pressure from the public.Ability to maintain prompt and regular attendance.Ability to positively adhere to and enforce Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation policy and procedures; implement emergency plans.Ability to work within moderate to loud environments associated with childcare.Ability to work in the outdoor environment, with exposure to weather, cold, heat, wind.Ability to provide first aid, CPR/AED, and CPI, in a calm, professional manner.Ability to exert moderate physical effort, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and that might involve the lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials weighing 10 pounds.Qualifications Required to Perform Essential Job Functions:Must be at least 16 years of age and have access to reliable transportation.Must be First Aid and CPR/AED certified or be able to acquire certification within 30 days of orientation, and maintain certification.Must be CPI certified within 90 days of orientation, and maintain certification.Must obtain Stewards of Children certification within 6 months of orientation and maintain certification.Must obtain QPR (suicide crisis response) certification within 6 months of orientation and maintain certification.Must pass a background check that encompasses national, state, and local searches, throughout employment.(ESE/SCS will provide training opportunities for all required trainings & certifications) Restrictions ApplyThe Carmel Clay Board of Parks & Recreation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Board will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

Keywords: Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation, Carmel , Counselor, Other , Carmel, Indiana

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