YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL

Tower Street School Community Center ( learn more )

Westerly Public Schools

Westerly , Rhode Island ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2879284
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 3, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

General Statement of Duties: This position plans, implements, supervises and evaluates activities provided within a specific program area such as education, recreation, arts, and physical activity - before and after school, vacation weeks, including 6-8 weeks during July and August.

Supervision Received: The Youth Development Professional is supervised by the Director of Family and Community Engagement, may receive direction from the Family Education Coordinator and oversight by the Out-of-School Time Site Manager

Supervision Exercised: None

Illustrative examples of work that may be performed:
  • Assists in the development and implementation of scheduled developmentally appropriate activities in the areas of education, recreation, arts, and physical activity
  • Manages children’s behavior through the use of positive behavior interventions and supports
  • Provides academic support for groups of children grades k-6 during homework sessions
  • Oversees the safety of the children in the program, writes incident reports and reports any injuries and illnesses to the Site Manager
  • Maintains positive relationships with all children, families and staff
  • Follows food handling and first aid protocols as required by DCYF licensing
  • Participates in staff meetings and a minimum of 20 hours of professional development per year
  • Maintains daily log book and other reporting requirements
  • Caresfor equipment and supplies
  • Adheresto Westerly Public Schools ethics and code of conduct with families, co-workers and community
  • Adheresto Westerly Public Schools policies and procedures
  • Performs related work as required and assigned

    Required qualifications for appointment:
  • Twenty-one (21) years of age or older
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Must understand and maintain confidentiality
  • Must be available for all hours required by the job

    Must provide:
  • Current BCI with no derogatory information
  • Current Tuberculosis Test (negative)
  • Child Abuse and Neglect Tracking System (CANTS)
  • Current first aid and CPR certification
    • Position Type: Part-time
    • Positions Available: 1
    • Salary: $ 12.50 to $ 12.50 Per Hour
  • Job Categories : Athletics & Activities > After School Programs
    Seasonal/Other Opportunities > Summer Camps/Programs
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    We are committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Current National (fingerprint) Background Check results at time of hire.
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Application Instructions

    It is the policy of Westerly Public Schools not to discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies on the basis of age, color, disability status, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by local, state, or federal law.

    Under Rhode Island General Law § 16-2-18.1, newly hired employees will need to submit to a state and national background check.

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Angela Nobile , Site Manager - Out of School Time
    • 93 Tower Street
    • Westerly, Rhode Island 02891

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