After School Program - Specialty Staff (Temporary Casual Pool)
Primary Purpose: The University of the Pacific, Harold S. Jacoby Center is partnered with Stockton Unified School District to provide after school program services to elementary students enrolled in STEP-Up programs. We are looking for candidates who enjoy working with elementary students and have a passion for science and/or the arts.
Essential Functions: 1. Actively guide, teach and lead a group of 15-20 elementary students in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) activities.
2. Maintain and ensure a safe environment for all students.
3. Plan, create, implement and submit lesson plans that primarily focus on science or art.
4. Establish and enforce rules, routines and expectations with group of students.
5. Maintain a safe learning environment by addressing behavior issues as they arise.
6. Communicate effectively.
7. Role model and mentor elementary student.
8. Exhibits positive and enthusiastic energy while working with children.
9. Adhere to dress code and policy procedures.
10. Reviews and submits timesheets in accordance with the due dates.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED. Forty-eight (48) completed college units or Paraprofessional Certificate or a Paraprofessional Proficiency Passing Test Letter. Able to clear Fingerprint Clearance. Ability to work with others. Ability to work independent. Science or Art experience. Ability to engage students in activities. Creativity or Coding skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Available during program hours. Science or Art concentration. Experience in Coding or Theatre/Drama. Basic Behavioral Management experience. One or more year in experience working with elementary students. Oral and written communication.
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Duties require constant walking, standing, bending and simple grasping. Occasional climbing chairs, stooping and reaching. Constant communication using both spoken and written means. May be required to lift/carry up to 25 lbs.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel: This is a temporary casual position. Work is performed during after school program hours. This is normally Mondays-to-Fridays, however some Saturdays may be included. The work days assigned will align with the academic school calendar.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience, non-exempt, up to 20 hours per week
Background Check Statement: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.
University of the Pacific is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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