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10 Jul 2018

Part-Time Afterschool Program Coordinators, Facilitators, and Substitutes

Keystone Science School – Posted by KSSHR Silverthorne, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Start/End Dates: August 16, 2018 – June 5, 2019
*While Coordinators are expected to commit to the entire school year, Facilitators and Substitutes may apply to work one, two, or all three sessions.
– Training: August 16-22, 2018 (In-person and self-guided training; exact dates/times TBD). Those hired after the mandatory training dates must schedule a training with the School Based Programs Manager.
– Session 1: August 23, 2018 – November 20, 2018
– Session 2: November 26, 2018 – March 9, 2019
– Session 3: March 11, 2019 – June 5, 2019
Reports To: Annie Markuson, School Based Programs Manager
Positions Available: 12

Keystone Science School Mission:
At Keystone Science School, we believe that the power of inspiring curiosity and critical thinking, through the lens of science, changes lives and strengthens communities. We create future leaders who can problem solve and work together in an ever-evolving world and workplace environment.

The employees of Keystone Science School collectively work for the Mission, and truly live the Vision and Values! Our campus is located at 9,200 feet on the site of Old Keystone Village in Keystone, Colorado. Our historic 23-acre campus serves as the ultimate outdoor laboratory and is the home base for our diverse suite of programs. Our facilities include modern log-style dormitories, a central dining hall, an outdoor amphitheater, a state-of-the-art observatory, and a geothermal field. Visit to learn more!

Program Overview and Job Summary:

The KSS Afterschool Program implements the CATCH (Coordinated Approach to Child Health) curriculum afterschool at all six elementary schools in Summit County. This program is designed to promote healthy physical activity and eating behaviors in children. It aims to equip children with the knowledge and skills to make healthy decisions, all while having fun. Each day a healthy snack is served and the children participate in a nutrition lesson followed by exercises, sports-related skills practice, and non-elimination games. The program is grant-funded through partnerships with community organizations.

– Coordinators are responsible for completion of administrative tasks, program facilitation of the CATCH curriculum, and teaching students about health and exercise. Administrative tasks include: prepping and planning daily snack and nutrition lessons, planning objective focused activities and games, conducting parent and student surveys and assessments, communicating with parents and families, distributing bi-weekly newsletters, tracking class attendance, and managing on-site registrations.
– Facilitator and Substitutes focus on program facilitation of the CATCH curriculum. They teach a mixed group of 20 to 30 students in grades K-5 about health and exercise. Facilitators are required to work in a collaborative manner with Coordinators to safely and effectively instruct goal driven daily nutrition lessons, games, and activities.

Required Dates and Times of Employment:
The Afterschool Program work schedule follows the Summit School District calendar. The program will NOT be held on any schedule off school days or in the event of school cancellations or early releases. While Coordinators are expected to work the entire school year, Facilitators and Subs may apply to work one, two, or all three sessions.
– Mandatory Training Dates: August 16– 22, 2018 (In-person and self-guided training; exact dates/times TBD).
– Session 1: August 23, 2018 – November 20, 2018
– Session 2: November 26, 2018 – March 8, 2019
– Session 3: March 11, 2019 – June 5, 2019

All Afterschool positions are part-time, averaging between 2-15 hours per week, depending on position offered.
– Mondays from 2:50p-5:35
– Tuesdays through Fridays from 3:45p-5:35

Our ideal candidate will focus on the following essential duties and responsibilities:
– Emphasis on daily program facilitation of CATCH Curriculum;
– Plan and manage daily program curriculum and assigned administrative duties;
– Work collaboratively and professionally with a varied group of colleagues to supervise a diverse group of up to 30 elementary age participants;
– Prepare snack using safe food handling procedures;
– Interact with program participants and families with a high level of energy and enthusiasm;
– Communicate clearly and effectively to express concerns and needs to School Based Programs Manager;
– Supervise and maintain high standards of health and safety, and follow Risk Management policies in all activities;
– Attend all staff meetings and trainings as assigned;
– Other duties as assigned.

Our required education, experience, and certifications:
– Verifiable education and/or experience teaching school aged children in an active and dynamic learning environment;
– Experience in a leadership role;
– Current First Aid and CPR certification or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment;
– Must be at least 16 years of age or older;
– Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background check.
– In addition to the above required talents, our ideal candidate will have these preferred skillsets:

Professional or personal experience with nutrition, health, movement, and recreation;
Experience working with persons with special needs;
Comprehension of the Spanish language via written and/or verbal form;
Desired computer skills include proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), Google Drive, and Adobe.

Our travel expectations:
Afterschool Program staff will be required to travel to one or more elementary schools within Summit County. Locations include Dillon Valley, Frisco, Silverthorne, and Summit Cove elementary schools.

The physical demands of this position:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers to feel, handle, or hold objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit for extended periods of time, stand, and walk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Our work environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position requires the employee to work in close contact with his/her teammates. The office space is small and the employee must have the ability to stay focused while others are working in close proximity. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but varies seasonally due to programs and staffing on campus.

Hourly rate of $12-$20, depending on experience.

Ready to find yourself at the heart of Science. Adventure. Fun? Apply now!
Please submit the General Employment Application found at Please include your resume, cover letter and 3 references. The first review of application materials will begin on July 16, 2018. Application material will be accepted until all positions are filled.

Keystone Science School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: Afterschool, children, education, health, kids, nutrition, sports, and teach. Salaries: Hourly Wage.

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