Before and After-School Assistant Group Leader
Prospect Ridge Academy Creating Academic, Social, and Ethical Leaders Before/After-School (MESA) Assistant Group Leader Job Description All employees at Prospect Ridge Academy work together to create academic, social, and ethical leaders. Every employee at Prospect Ridge Academy is expected to deliver exceptional customer service skills to our students, parents, and PRA community. Prospect Ridge Academy is a dynamic school, subject to changing work environments, adaptation of new educational principles and values, and evolving culture. Adaptability to change is essential. This job description is an overview of duties and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed. The Before/After-School (Mesa) Assistant Group Leader is responsible for providing an enthusiastic, safe and enjoyable after-school environment for student of PRA. A sense of fun, concern for safety, and an interest in working with children is essential, as is being a good role model. The Mesa Assistant will accomplish these duties while working with students, parents, other teachers and staff toward achieving the goals set forth in the Prospect Ridge Academy Mission Statements. The Before/After-School (MESA) Assistant Group Leader at PRA will Assist with opening and closing the MESA facility. Assist in one of the three MESA classrooms effectively and efficiently with regard to the environment, activities, behavior, and discipline Arrive on time consistently in order to prepare for the day and to greet/sign-in the children Help monitor and direct all children in the area at all times Clean and maintain the classroom/playground environment Interact with, and engage the children in a positive manner Provide constant, supportive and professional communication with staff, parents, and children Implement positive methods of discipline and guidance Assist Director and Group Leaders as required Perform other duties as assigned Schedule Work hours require the Assistant Group Leader to work from approximately 3:00/3:30–6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, as determined by Director and program needs. Occasionally program may require the Assistant Group Leader to work from 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. during the week. Occasionally program will also need a full 8 hour shift between 7:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. as listed on the MESA calendar
Reporting This position reports to the MESA Director. Working Conditions Work is occasionally regularly performed inside and outside with occasional exposure to extreme temperatures. Work is performed in all weather conditions and includes exposure to moderate and sometimes loud noise. This is a highly public position that includes contact with students, staff, Administrators, Prospect Ridge Academy Board of Directors and parents. Occasionally work may consist of ten (10) plus hour days with weekend work as needed.