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MCS Adventure Club Worker

Blount Partnership

Blount Partnership

Maryville, TN, USA · Maryville, TN, USA · Tennessee, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Applications by Location:

Coulter Grove Intermediate School: https://mcsd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=26

Montgomery Ridge Intermediate School: https://mcsd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=27

Foothills Elementary School: https://mcsd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=25

Sam Houston Elementary School: https://mcsd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=23

John Sevier Elementary School: https://mcsd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=226

Purpose Statement

The position of Adventure Club Worker was established for the purpose of providing support to the instructional program within the assigned after school program with specific responsibility for organizing and directing age-appropriate activities for school age students; preparing and serving snacks; providing assistance with homework; and assisting in maintaining a clean and safe learning environment for students.

This position reports to the Adventure Club Director.

Essential Functions

  • Providing care for children, such as setting schedules and routines, feeding, and cleaning rooms and toys.
  • Developing and encouraging age-appropriate learning and socialization to ensure children learn basic skills and concepts, such as communication, manners, sharing, etc.
  • Maintaining a safe workplace by monitoring children for health, behavioral, and emotional issues and reporting concerns to staff and parents.
  • Helping children discover new interests by introducing them to art, music, sports, and other potential hobbies.
  • Ensuring children are learning positive behaviors and providing guidance or approved discipline, as needed.
  • Keeping records relating to child care.

Position Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • More education and experience may be required or preferred.
  • Reliable Transportation.
  • Additional licenses, certifications, or training may be beneficial or required.
  • Decisiveness, patience, and stamina to chase after, lift, or carry children.
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • Exceptional communication, teaching, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong understanding of stages of childhood development.
  • Attentiveness to the needs and safety of children.

Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing position functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling: some climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires 10% sitting, 90% walking and/or standing. The position is performed in a clean atmosphere, under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.

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