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Early Childhood & Extended Care Support Two Positions

Job Description:

The Colorado Springs School (CSS) is a college preparatory, day and international school serving students from preschool through high school. The individual selected for this role will report directly to the Director of the Children’s School and will fulfill all duties that will include, but are not limited to:

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Support classroom teachers by completing tasks as directed

  • Maintain and support a positive, mission-appropriate climate suitable for ages 3 to 12

  • Assist PreK students before, during, and after rest time, encouraging self-help skills

  • Provide direct supervision on the playground to ensure the safety of all students

  • Adhere to all policies and procedures mandated by the Colorado Department of Human Services, Health Department, and CSS

  • Apply basic tenets of RULER (social-emotional awareness) and other CSS approved methodologies in the supervision of children. This may require attending some professional development opportunities in the opening week of school and throughout the school year.

  • Plan age-appropriate and engaging activities for Extended Care participants

  • Provide daily homework supervision

  • Accurately track student pick-up and departure from Extended Care, including knowledge of all adults approved for pick-up as required by the state.

  • Supports monthly billing by the Extended Care Coordinator through daily accounting/tracking of student hours in Extended Care.

  • Help clean and close Extended Care spaces at the end of the shift


Qualifications & Preferred Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education or related field from an accredited college or university

  • 2+ years working in an educational/early childhood/extended care setting with students ages 3-12 y.o.

  • Possesses and willing to maintain Standard Precautions, First Aid, CPR, TB test and Physical, 15 hours of Professional Development and any other requirements dictated by our daycare license

  • Able to commit to a daily schedule: 12:00 PM to 5:30 PM (Monday - Friday).


Personal Qualities:

  • Team player willing to work collaboratively with families and colleagues

  • Attentive to details/conditions as they pertain to student whereabouts and safety

  • Enjoy building relationships with students and their families

  • Provide a warm environment and possess an innate desire to nurture PreK full-day students during the afternoon


SALARY RANGE:

$20.00 per/hr up to 30 hrs per wk.