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After School Program Leader 2018-2019

Job Type: 
Part Time
Pay Rate: 
$16.00-$17.50 per hour
Application Deadline: 
Saturday 25 August 2018
This opportunity is ongoing

ACSA Child and Family Centre

After School Program Leader 2018-2019

Contract Part-Time Position (up to 15 hours per week/Mon-Friday 2:45-5:45pm)

 Contract End date: June 30th, 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                         Salary: $16.00-$17.50 per hour[1]

Reports to: Coordinator of Child and Family Services

 

Background

ACSA is a nonprofit, multi service agency at the heart of Agincourt addressing needs and empowering children, youth, newcomers, homeless, and otherwise underserved communities.  Our core programs include housing and outreach programs, food security programs, newcomer services, youth outreach and therapy programs, child and family programs, early years’ programs, computer access programs, and community engagement.

 

Summary of Job Functions

ACSA’s Child and Family Centre is currently seeking staff for our After School Program. The After School program runs from 2:45pm-5:45pm, 5 days a week, at 12 separate locations throughout the Steeles L’amoreaux and Dorset Park neighbourhoods. Reporting to the Child and Family Services Coordinator, After School Leaders will be working with children ages 6-12 and focusing on physical activity, healthy eating, health and wellness, and cultural activities and homework support.  After School Leaders are responsible for planning and implementing creative and high-quality activities that support children’s developmental, emotional, cognitive and psycho-social needs.  The employee will occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds or more with or without assistance.  Staff will also be preparing snacks for children in the program while ensuring housekeeping tasks are completed.

 

Duties include:

  • Responsible for implementing program planning materials and content, and ensuring all programs are relevant to children (6-12 years) and compliant with funder and ACSA’s policies and practices
  • Ensuring the safety and well being of each program participant
  • Responsible for daily attendance records and for reviewing site specific safety protocols
  • Ensuring budget compliance and purchasing of program supplies
  • Assisting in daily activities; including homework support, physical activity, snack time, etc.
  • Using a positive framework when addressing behaviours and challenges
  • Working alongside additional staff and volunteers, while engaged in the program.
  • Assisting in maintaining general housekeeping duties to keep a safe and clean environment for participants (Following the health and safety checklist provided)
  • Building positive relationships with program participants, parents/caregivers and TDSB/TCDSB staff
  • Respecting confidentiality of information received
  • Maintaining professional conduct at all times
  • Develop and maintain strong communication with reporting supervisor
  • Mandatory availability to attend weekly and or monthly meetings on weekdays
  • Perform other such duties as may be assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of a post-secondary child/youth related field such as Early Childhood Educator, Sport and Leisure, Child and Youth, Social Worker, Psychology, Sociology, Kinesiology
  • 3+ years of work or volunteer experience with children (6-12years of age)
  • Mandatory Police reference check / vulnerable sector screening
  • Mandatory CPR and First Aid training
  • Certified in High 5 Standards of Healthy Child Development
  • Experience with skill development, planning and leading sports activities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Supportive team player and team builder
  • Second language an asset (Mandarin, Tamil, Farsi, etc.)
  • Training in Behaviour Management
  • Training in Classroom Management
  • Certified in Food Handler Training is an asset
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle is an asset
  • Knowledge of the Scarborough communities is an asset.

 

Please apply via email (cover letter & resume in one attachment) to:

Attention: HR Generalist

Email: hr@agincourtcommunityservices.com

(Please quote After School Program Leader 2018-2019 in the subject line of email)

 

No phone calls please.

 

ACSA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from all communities inclusive of race, culture, religion, gender, sexual orientation and with differing abilities.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position. However, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview. 

If you are contacted by ACSA regarding a job opportunity and need accommodation throughout a hiring process, please contact Yelena Galochkina, HR Generalist at gyelena@agincourtcommunityservices.com. This address is for accommodation inquiries ONLY. Job applications sent to it will not be considered.

 

[1] The rate depends on the candidate’s qualification and experience, including those in ACSA After School Program

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