After School Talent/Hobby Specialist

Job Type

Part Time

Salary

Details: Hourly rates starting at $19.00

Published

07/25/2018

Start Date

08/13/2018

Application Deadline

07/25/2018

Address

4 Militia Drive
Suite 12
Lexington
Massachusetts
02421
United States

Description

Lextended Day is a six site after school program looking for educators to provide exceptional enrichment activities and creative play opportunities. We believe play is the work of childhood and children can grow from creative play in unique and exciting ways.


At Lextended you will be able to share your skills and interests with our students, helping us shape the future. Do you have a hobby or talent you are passionate about?

  • foreign language
  • art
  • gym/sports
  • robotics
  • music
  • sports
  • games
  • chess
  • cartooning
  • drama
  • game design
  • yoga
  • karate
  • cooking

These are just some of the enrichment activities that we hope to offer.


Lextended Day has set the standard in after school enrichment for the last 35 years. All training is paid and there are opportunities for growth within our organization.


We are looking for people with:

  • A desire to impact the lives of young people
  • Excitement about the creation and implementation of activities that reflect our mission
  • Respect for the needs and desires of children and attention to their safety
  • The ability to encourage healthy community expectations including cooperation, compassion, and making nutritious food choices
  • Energy to encourage children to be physically active
  • A desire to coach and mentor children to make good decisions
  • The ability to handle challenging behaviors in a way that encourages children to learn
  • A thirst for professional development

Hours:

  • 2:45 pm to 6:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday
  • 11:45 am to 6:00 pm on Thursday
  • Start times may vary by 15 minutes depending on the site. 3 to 5-day commitments are preferred. Commitment to the care of children includes the understanding that both the weekly schedule and the yearly commitment matter.

Qualifications

  • Course work in Education and/or experience with groups of elementary aged children
  • Willingness to develop professionally
  • Highly dependable with a strong work ethic
  • Enthusiastic, helpful, positive attitude

Physical Demands


·      Ability to continuously and actively monitor the children

·      Ability to bend, squat, and climbs stairs

·      Ability to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree


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