Canton Township
  • CLS - Recreation Services
  • Canton, MI, USA
  • 12.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

No Benefits


The following at-will job posting will remain open indefinately until all postions are filled:

PRESCHOOL INSTRUCTOR (PART-TIME)

Rate of Pay: $12.00 / hour

Program work is enrollment-driven and may fluctuate as registration numbers change. Typical weekly hours average 5 to 15. Most shifts occur Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. some later shifts and occasional Saturdays may be required. Additional weekly hours are typically available June thru August.  

This is an open posting. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.

JOB DESCRIPTION

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: 

This position is responsible for assisting with the planning, coordination, implementation and instruction of quality recreation activities for children up to five years of age

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Note: These examples are intended merely as illustrations of the various types of work performed)

  • Responsible for positive and friendly interaction with children and adults.
  • Responsible for creating an inviting, fun, friendly and comfortable atmosphere for program participants and other participants and visitors.
  • Responsible for providing a fun and stimulating learning environment for all children.
  • Ensure safe environment for all participants and visitors.
  • Ability to structure and adapt each class to the meet the participants' attention level.
  • Lead dynamic group programs.
  • Knowledge of age appropriate programming and development skills for that program and age group.
  • Display positive and professional attitude towards class participants as well as fellow staff members.
  • Responsible for planning and preparing lessons and classes in an organized and efficient manner.
  • Assist with department-wide special events.
  • Ensure safe environment for all participants and visitors.
  • Enforce all Preschool Program policies as well as general building policies.
  • Attend staff meetings as scheduled and assigned.
  • Perform other assigned duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum of two to three years experience working with children in a classroom setting is required.
  • Some higher education classes in a related field preferred.
  • Previous experience dealing with the public in a mature and responsible manner preferred.
  • Ability to compassionately and effectively instruct children five years of age and under.
  • Skill in organizing self and others; ability to self-start in discharging responsibilities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated friendly and enthusiastic personality.
  • Ability to clearly communicate procedures, problems, and policies with fellow employees and the public in a tactful and courteous manner.
  • Must be able to possess CPR (Adult and Infant) and First Aid Certifications within 60 days of employment. Opportunity for certification will be provided by employer.
  • Must be willing to conform to department uniform policy.
  • Ability to work a wide variety of shifts including afternoons, evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • This is an "At-Will" position: Work assignments and hours are scheduled based on availability, division requirements and within the confines of the budget. Schedules and work hours are not guaranteed and are subject to change at any time due to division needs, budgeting constraints and staff availability.

Physical Demands:

Physical Demands 

  • Stand - Frequently
  • Walk - Frequently
  • Sit -Occasionally
  • Use of Hands/Fingers - Frequently
  • Reach - Occasionally
  • Climb - Rarely
  • Crawl - Frequently
  • Squat/Kneel - Frequently
  • Bend - Frequently 

Lift/Carry 

  • Less than 10 lbs - Frequently
  • 10-29 lbs - Frequently
  • 30-59 lbs - Rarely
  • 60-100 lbs - Rarely 

Push/Pull 

  • Less than 10 lbs - Frequently
  • 10-29 lbs - Frequently
  • 30-59 lbs - Rarely
  • 60-100 lbs - Rarely

 Reports To: Preschool Program Coordinator 

Job Description Updated: January 11, 2017

Posting Information: Preschool Instructor - Recreation (Part-Time)

  • This is a part-time job opportunity. An employee is this position can work up to 29 hours per week year round. Work hours, however, will be solely determined based on work load and availability.
  • Program work is enrollment-driven and may fluctuate as registration numbers change. Typical weekly hours average 5 to 15. Most shifts occur Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. some later shifts and occasional Saturdays may be required. Additional weekly hours are typically available June thru August.
  • This is an at-will position. Hours are limited and will vary based on the operational needs of the department. Employees in this position are not full-time and will be classified as part-time, seasonal or variable hour employees.
  • All candidates will be notified VIA EMAIL of disposition of the employment application
  • Being hired to fill a vacant position will require reference checking, background information, working history verification, physical exam, drug screen and new hire orientation.
  • Must meet minimum requirements of the position to be considered.
  • This is an external posting open to all applicants. A completed application must be submitted to be considered for this position. Applications not completed in their entirety will not be considered.
  • Create an account to apply online or pick up a paper application in the Human Resources Department.
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