Summary: Extended Day assistants are expected to create a safe and loving environment for children both before and after the school day. EDP assistants must be able to supervise play and engage children from one year old through sixth grade in age appropriate activities.
A teaching certificate and/or experience is preferred. High school diploma is required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Engage with children and redirect them if necessary
Assist children during lunch: help children unpack and open lunch and clean up after the meal.
Help prepare daily activities: crafts, games, manipulatives.
Greet parents, as they pick up their child, in a friendly and professional manner. Time of pick up should be documented by EDP staff.
Assist in cleaning up and organizing room after activities.
Supervise children on playground and serve children snack each afternoon.
EDP staff will help to clean and organize the Lion’s Den during Preplanning and Postplanning.
Prior experience with children is preferred.
EDP assistants must be able to effectively communicate with children age one through sixth grade. Assistants are expected help create a harmonious environment where they work as a team with other EDP assistants. Positive communication with parents, including feedback about the child’s day is a must.