Job Description

Openings as of 10/17/2018
Horizons K-8 Charter

  • Aftercare Assistant JobID: 40413
  • Position Type:
    Horizons K-8 Charter

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    952-Horizons K-8 School

  • Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled


    Position Description: Supervise students and provide opportunities for play and learning in an enriching afterschool environment. Fridays 12:30-5:30 PM; Fall and Spring Conference days.

    Our aftercare program provides care and enrichment for students after school until 5:30 and during non-instructional days (student-led conference days and inservice days for teachers)

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    The following statements of duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of this position.

    • Supervise groups of children at play outside, in the gym, cafeteria, Art Room, and Computer Lab.
    • Promote positive social interactions & support students in making safe and kind choices
    • Being ready for all kinds of weather for the ever-important and preferred daily outdoor play
    • Willing to work 8 hours/day during Conferences (W, TH, F twice/year: See school calendar for dates)
    • Effectively team with After Care coordinator and other assistants.

    Education and Training & Experience:

    Preferred: Experience working with students ages 5-13 in an educational and/or recreational environment
    Conflict resolution experience
    Ability to meet all background check requirements
    Attend required District trainings (paid attendance)
    CPR and First Aid trained (paid attendance)

    Part-time employment $15 per hour

    Reports To: Aftercare coordinator and Assistant Principal

    Horizons K-8 School, located in south Boulder, has a rich history of academic excellence. The Horizons community takes great pride in attending to the whole child through an atmosphere of respect, responsibility, safety and kindness throughout the school. A consistently high-performing school, Horizons emphasizes multi-age groupings, full-inclusion, service learning, teacher-guided student choice, community-building, authentic and active learning experiences, outdoor education, use of technology, and student performances. Our 348 students are in classes of 20 with exceptional teachers. The school is governed through a concordance model that includes faculty, staff and parents. Portfolio-based assessments and student-led conferences replace traditional report cards and grades.

    Our mission is to guide students to become self-directed learners and community contributors in a respectful learning environment. At Horizons K-8 School we strive to make our school an exciting, inclusive place to work, teach, learn, create, and innovate by actively fostering a respectful and responsible environment where all community members - staff, students and families are included.

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