Sierra Waldorf School was established in 1989 and has an Early Childhood program through 8th grade. Our program takes a holistic and developmentally appropriate approach to education. This position runs the duration of the school year, 8-25 hours per week including time for mentoring and training. Fingerprinting, and a TB test are part of the hiring process.
Job Title: After School Caregiver
Job Classification: Non-exempt, part-time, hourly
Sierra Waldorf School was established in 1989 and has an Early Childhood program through 8th grade. Our program takes a holistic and developmentally appropriate approach to education. This position runs the duration of the school year, 8-25 hours per week including time for mentoring and training. All new hires would need to learn and utilize Waldorf Educational practices. This position includes fingerprinting, background checks, and a TB test are required before hire..
Reports to: After School Care Director
Supervisory Responsibilities: none
When required, duties in the program may include the following tasks:
Watch and observe children
Maintain a safe environment
Checking children in and out of program
Creating, and preparing age appropriate activities, and crafts
Preparing inside and/or outside area for snack
Maintaining healthy and appropriate rules and guidelines to keep children safe
Maintaining healthy communication with children, staff, parents and teachers
Attend weekly staff meetings
Wear appropriate clothing
Assist in closing duties and/or completing closing duties
Maintaining appropriate ratios of children to caregiver
Maintaining safety of children, staff and families.
Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills
Ability to work as part of a team and take direction with flexibility
Ability to work independently with children and with groups of children
Reliable work ethic
Record keeping skills
Attend all training sessions and implement skills on the job
Learn about Waldorf philosophy
Ability to maintain confidentiality
A love for teaching and the ability to build a trusting relationship with students, parents and colleagues
Education and experience:
Experience working with and supervising children.
ECE units preferred
CPR and Mandated reporter certification ( Provided by the school)
The ability to lift 50lbs.
The ability to move safely over uneven terrain or in confined spaces.
The ability to see and respond to dangerous situations.
Ability to work outside in hot, windy and or cold, rainy weather.
The ability to physically run and move swiftly to maintain safety
Part time during the school year and part-time summer hours
Compensation and benefits
$17.50 – 20.50 hour DOE
If interested, send your resume including 3 references to [email protected], please include the job title and your name in the subject line. We look forward to hearing from earnest applicants.