About Belmont Charter Network

Belmont Charter Network is a family of charter schools working to address the academic and social-emotional barriers hindering our students' overall success. In addition to a fundamental academic curriculum, we provide physical and mental health services within the school environment along with a wide variety of extracurricular programming including sports, academic enrichment and the arts. We strive to equip each of our students with the resources and skills necessary to become successful and productive members of society. Our mission is to promote the academic, social and emotional well-being of each child we serve.

Job Description

This position is responsible for assisting our OST morning and afternoon care team during our care program hours and to continue the mission in providing quality child care service within the Belmont Charter School community.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reports to the OST director, OST closing coordinator, and assigned OST lead teachers within the program to provide additional support for pre-k and kindergarten groups

  • Assist in the school-day dismissal of enrolled after-care students and escort children to their assigned afternoon locations

  • Assisting in daily snack/ and meal serving, transitions, student breaks

  • Create and engage students in structured play (games) and mini activities or projects

  • Monitor student head count as students are dismissed from program

  • Actively supervise students during projects and play time

  • Assist in daily recovery of OST rooms/ spaces and materials and breakdown after OST hosted events

  • Assisting director and closing coordinator with student dismissal and late pick-up, when required

  • Accompanying students and lead staff on OST field trips and featured presentations

  • Assisting the OST director and lead staff with OST classroom and project preparations

  • Complete required child care professional development certifications (in compliance with OST Belmont’s Four Star rating)

Qualifications

  • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check Clearance (Act 34)

  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151)

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Record Check Clearance (Act 114)

  • At least 1-3 years of child care experience within a child care facility or school-based program

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent (or collegiate degree)

  • Two letters of recommendation

  • Current CPR certification is a plus

  • Mandated Reporter Certification is a plus

  • Basic computer, Internet, and social media skills

  • Excellent communications skills, particularly with young children

  • Creative, energetic, and passionate about after-school enrichment

Hours/ Shift Openings:

12:30-5:30PM Monday-Friday 

2:30-6:00PM Monday through Friday

Compensation:

$15.00/ hour for 1st 90 days, $18/ hour after probation period, bi-weekly pay

Job Function

Student and School Support

Job Type

Other

School Type

Public Charter

Subject

Any

Grade

Any

Education Level

High School

Term

2022-2023