Under general supervision, ensures the safety and well-being of school-aged children during activities, transition periods and meal breaks; enables children to safely enjoy group activities, athletics and exercise through meaningful interaction; and performs related duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.
Assists in supervising, monitoring and instructing school-aged children engaged in recreational, sports and play activities such as mushball, basketball, tennis, and swimming in a variety of settings including the classrooms, gymnasium, pool, locker rooms, matroom, tennis courts, hallways, breezeways, and the outdoor fields for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
Assists in observing and teaching children acceptable rules of conduct and the proper and safe use of equipment and facilities such as the pool and gymnasium; maintains order, manages conflict and ensures proper and safe behavior among children; consistently encourages children to follow correct rules and organization of games to help establish habits of fair play in order to enjoy recreation activities; maintains constant surveillance, disciplines, safeguards, and regulates the conduct of children in order to prevent accidents and drowning by enforcing pertinent rules and regulations.
Assists in guiding children in the development of desirable and acceptable social skills and habits; models personal and professional values of equity, integrity, caring, collaboration, personal and collective accountability; encourages children to develop good habits of sportsmanship and promotes courtesy among everyone; maintains professionalism, including fulfilling responsibilities as a mandated reporter.
Assists in the general welfare and safety of children; reports accidents, hazardous conditions, suspicious or concerning behavior, and unauthorized activities or unauthorized persons on school grounds immediately to appropriate personnel; inspects, reviews and monitors campus to deter and prevent inappropriate behaviors and eliminate potential safety hazards; assists ill or injured children, assesses situation and refers for first aid as necessary, including completing incident reports as needed.
Assists in keeping work or play areas in an orderly and neat condition, including assisting children in cleaning up their own areas, and picking up trash off the ground.
Escorts children as they enter or leave school grounds and/or walk to and from play activities, locker rooms, eating areas, waiting areas, and other designated areas for the purpose of ensuring safety of children.
Communicates with parents regarding children's behavior, injuries, and other relevant matters; responds to inquiries from a variety of sources for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information and/or direction to other sources. Other Duties:
Demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of historically minoritized groups and participates in professional development activities to increase cultural competency to enhance equity-minded practices within the District.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Employment Standards / Minimum Qualifications
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Principles, practices, methods, and techniques used in guiding, motivating and supervising schoolaged children.
Basic first aid and safety practices.
Outdoor safety awareness to include sports and exercise safety and safety relative to weather conditions such as heat sensitivity.
Recreational and team sports rules and equipment.
Swimming safety and rules and regulations of an aquatic facility.
Child behavior management or modification techniques.
Basic report writing and record keeping skills.
Principles of customer service and command structures.
Pertinent Federal, State, District and College laws, rules, policies, procedures and goals applicable to departmental operations. Skills and Abilities to:
Develop and maintain effective relationships with school-aged children.
Maintain a positive and safe learning environment.
Enforce the rules and regulations of an aquatic facility.
Execute developmentally appropriate, culturally sensitive and inclusive physical activities for schoolaged children.
Effectively engage in interpersonal communications; negotiate and resolve conflicts.
Assist with and participate in sports and recreational activities and programs.
Recognize and respond to safety hazards.
Maintain composure and respond to emergency situations.
Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
Understand and follow written and oral instructions.
Operate a computer and use standard business software.
Maintain confidentiality of files and records.
Interpret policies and procedures.
Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex and confidential issues and situations.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all those encountered in the course of work.
Effectively engage and support the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of District personnel, students, parents and the communities served by the District.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Graduation from high school or GED equivalent. Experience working with school-aged children in a sports-related setting is desirable.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS First Aid certificate from the American Red Cross, American Heart Association or equivalent is preferred. Child Mandated Reporter Training is required within one week of hire or appointment to the position.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stand, walk, bend, kneel, sit (including on the floor and/or in chairs/bleachers), crouch and occasionally run. The employee may lift and/or move children, equipment and child-sized furniture weighing up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability toadjust focus. Employees must be able to talk or hear in a manner to properly supervise children in an indoor and outdoor setting. Employees must possess the physical conditioning necessary for reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, climbing, balancing, stooping, crouching, crawling, repetitive motions, sitting, kneeling, bending, running, walking and standing for prolonged periods of time and speaking and hearing to exchange information.
Mental Demands While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use oral communication skills and occasionally use written skills; read and interpret information and documents; analyze and solve problems; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work; work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work with frequent interruptions; work under intensive deadlines; and interact with District managers, staff, the public and others encountered in the course of work.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employees work in indoor gymnasium and outdoor athletic spaces with school-aged children; exposure to bodily fluids and odors; potential exposure to childhood communicable diseases, hazardous chemicals, and stressful classroom situations, including, but not limited, to children crying, yelling, and screaming; contact with children, other staff and college students on a daily basis. Employees are exposed to inclement weather conditions often with insufficient protection from the sun; extreme temperatures for prolonged time periods, intense noise, dust and water.
APPLICATIONSUBMISSION To move forward in the selection process, you must complete an online application through our web site athttp://www.schooljobs.com/careers/scccd.Please attach to your application a copy of your transcripts (indicating when degree was awarded) or your application may be considered incomplete. Resumes may also be uploaded but cannot be used in lieu of a completed application.
ONCE YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR APPLICATION YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE REVISIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS.
When completing the application, please make sure you include ALL current and previous employment in the Work Experience section of the application and complete ALL fields, including the name and contact information for your supervisors. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Work Experience section of the application may not be considered for the purpose of determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
All required documents must be submitted by the applicant. Personnel Commission staff will not upload your documents for you. The State Center Community College District does not accept letters of recommendation for classified positions. Please do not attempt to attach letters of recommendation to your application.
APPLICATION REVIEW AND ASSESSMENTS The application review process includes an evaluation of training and experience based on given application information and answers to supplemental questionnaire. Only the most qualified applicants, who pass the minimum qualifications review, will be invited to the assessment process.
The assessment process will includeanunproctoredonline competency assessment (pass/fail).Passing score is 75% out of 100%.
INITIAL ASSESSMENT TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 20,2020
These positions are full-time and typically work 4 months during the summer. Work schedule is assigned as needed by the department.
The assessment process / assessment date is subject to change as needs dictate. All communication regarding this process will be delivered via email to the address listed on your application.
ELIGIBILITYLIST Candidates who attain a passing score on each part of the assessment will be placed in rank order on an Open-Competitive List.Using the same process, a separate Promotional List will be established and both Lists will be used concurrently.The eligibility list will be used to fill current vacancies inthis classificationfor at least six months at Fresno City College.
PASSING THE ASSESSMENTS AND BEING PLACED ON THE ELIGIBILITY LIST DO NOT GUARANTEE AN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT
ACCOMMODATIONS Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the State Center Community College District Personnel Commission Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.
State Center Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of State Center Community College District to provide all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, religion or similar factors as defined by law. We are a Title V employer.
State Center Community College District is committed to lifelong learning and success for all students by providing accountable, accessible, innovative and quality educational programs and services that enable productive citizenship in a diverse, global society.