Veterans Park Elementary After School Program Assistant (multiple positions)

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Non-Instructional Support
Pupil Services


Assist in providing supervision to individual or groups of students enrolled in the Creative Activities Program; monitor and report student progress.

Job Summary:

  • Conducts a progressive, challenging program for youth.
  • Works productively and consistently with After School Program Supervisor, Head
  • After School Program Teacher, parent, youth, and community.
  • Assists in the coordination and the distribution of afternoon snacks.
  • Maintains bulletin boards.
  • Assists in registration, preparation of calendar, attendance and student information records and evaluations.
  • Maintains order and procedures during all activities; e.g. classroom, gym, playground, etc.
  • Assists in ordering supplies and maintaining facility and equipment.
  • Attends designated orientations and in-services.
  • Transport students to and from activities and assist in preparation as required.
  • Monitor and report behavior of students according to approved procedures; report progress regarding student performance and behavior; check and assist students with homework as necessary.
  • Assist in overseeing students while involved in activities.
  • Provide for supplies inventory as necessary.
  • Assist students by providing proper examples, emotional support, a friendly attitude and general guidance.
  • Perform routine clerical duties such as preparation of instructional and classroom materials; operate copy machines; maintain classroom records; maintain attendance records.
  • Provide support to the lead teacher by setting up activities, work areas, displays and exhibits, operating audio-visual equipment, operating educational training equipment and distributing and collecting paper and supplies.
  • Assist students in such physical tasks as putting on and taking off of outer wear, moving from room to room, using the lavatory and others; assist student in getting on and off the bus.
  • Confer, as needed, with lead teacher concerning programs and materials to meet student needs.
  • Assure the health and safety of students by following health and safety practices and regulations.
  • Direct group activities of students as assigned; assist in monitoring playground activities as assigned; assist in emergency drills, assemblies, play periods and field trips.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Maintain regular attendance.
High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate and one year experience in working with children in an organized setting.

  • Basic subjects taught in the District schools, including arithmetic, grammar, spelling, language and reading.
  • Safe practices in classroom and playground activities.
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Basic record-keeping techniques.
  • Learn child guidance principles and practices.
  • Communicate and maintain effective relationships with students, parents, staff and the public including members of ethnic communities.
  • Perform routine clerical duties in support of classroom activities.
  • Print and write legibly.
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide quickly and accurately.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Learn procedures, functions and limitations of assigned duties.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Learn to apply and explain policies and procedures related to school and program activities.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
  • Monitor, observe and report student behavior according to approved policies and procedures.
  • Operate instructional and office equipment.
Working Conditions:
  • Work is performed while standing, sitting and/or walking.
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing.
  • Requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations.
  • Requires bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching.
  • Requires the ability to lift, carry, push or pull medium weights, up to 50 pounds
Application Procedure:
Apply online

Selection Procedure:

Grade 13

Contact Person: Molly Dabney (

Posted By

Fayette County Public Schools

701 East Main Street , Lexington, KY 40502

At the following locations


4351 Clearwater Way , Lexington, KY 40515