LE3 Inc. After School Teacher in Amherst, New York
Activity Coordinator Job Summary: Implement organized lessons and activities to support students' learning and engagement. Activity Coordinators are the heart and soul of our program. They are the support staff that our students rely on to show up with a positive attitude, active body, and are ready to play play play. Qualifications: Minimum education, experience, and certification requirements: Minimum of a high school diploma and/or working towards a bachelor’s degree in Education or related field Experience working in childcare, with children, and/or in an educational setting Customer service and/or previous work experiences Key Responsibilities: In addition to the following duties and responsibilities, all Activity Coordinators (AC) are expected to perform other reasonable duties or tasks as assigned. Curriculum Expectations: the lesson is created ahead of time for Activity Coordinators. It is the responsibility of the AC to create a welcoming learning space and implement the lessons with the children. Daily Responsibilities: all AC are expected to be working directly with the children each day. Working to educate, engage, and enrich their day through learning. Every AC is expected to participate in arts, science, sports, and free play activities. Program Expectations: Each day directors will assign tasks to AC’s these tasks include but are not limited to cleaning, organizing, rearranging program space to better meet the children’s needs, and working outside of their normal classroom. ACS is expected to float between all different age groups and be flexible each day. Cleaning Responsibilities: all LE3 staff participate in cleaning each day but ACs are responsible for ensuring the rooms, program spaces, and restrooms are clean throughout the day. At the end of the day, the closing team together will ensure all tables/chairs are wiped down, toys are put away, bathrooms are cleaned, and the garbage is taken out. Training Requirements: There is mandatory training that each Activity Coordinator must obtain. Within the first week of employment complete the three mandatory OCFS training:Foundations in Health & Safety Mandated Reporter Elijah’s Law CPR/First Aid: Must be current or will obtain these certifications within the first week of their employment. Training will be paid for by LE3 Inc. If at a Catholic School VIRTUS Training must be completed Attend all other mandatory LE3 training Hours: Depending on the Activity Coordinators' availability and LE3 location the opportunity to work morning hours are available. Most often the hours available for Activity Coordinators are: Shift: Monday-Friday School Year: 1:00pm-6:00pm Summer Program: 7:00am-6:00pm Working Conditions: Based on which LE3 location you are at you may have varying working conditions due to the layout of a building. Most buildings cover the following working conditions: Environment: indoor spaces require using stairs to get to, large gym place spaces indoors, outside playgrounds, and uneven sidewalks to travel along for nature walks. Exposures encountered: many LE3 programs have varying noise levels depending on the day, time of year, and activity. Outside of noise level, most of the sense exposures are common. There are times in which lessons/crafts require extra hands and supervision due to being messy (IE. Slime) Essential physical requirements are not limited to but include walking, running, climbing stairs and playground structures, squatting/sitting on the floor, and standing for a minimum of five hours. Physical effort/lifting: up to 20 pounds. Be it supporting children’s needs to be held or helping the director carry supplies from room to room the most an individual would be asked to lift is 20 pounds. LE3 at the moment does not offer regular night/weekend hours. As unique paid events pop up current staff in good standing have the opportunity to pick up extra hours.