Mission Oaks Recreation and Park District is looking for college students or those interested in careers in education to work in the Bridges After-School Program with elementary and middle school students in the San Juan Unified School District.
We are looking for people who can plan and lead recreation games, assist students with homework, and facilitate enrichment activities. Please do not apply for this position if you are looking for a short-term, temporary position. Building positive relationships with students is critical to the success of our programs and we prefer candidates who are committed. Work schedules are Monday-Friday and hours vary depending on the school sites, but are approximately 2:00-6:15 MTWF and 12:30-6:15 on Thursdays. You can read the qualifications and description for this position below.
Basic academic competency must be demonstrated by providing one of the following: Proof of a passing score on the San Juan Unified School District’s proficiency exam, transcripts demonstrating completion of two years of college (48 semester units/60 quarter units), an AA/AS degree (or higher), or proof of a passing score on the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST).
The position requires passing of a criminal background check and TB test clearance also required.
Education and Experience (Recreation Leader I):
Requires a high school diploma or equivalent; any combination of training, education, and experience which demonstrates the ability to assist in the planning and facilitation of activities in an after school program; Ability to work after school hours and attend occasional evening or weekend meetings/trainings; CPR/First Aid certification desirable.
Recreation Leader I Description:
Under general supervision assists in providing academic support to both large and small groups of elementary, middle and/or high school students. Facilitates assigned enrichment and recreation activities to students and performs miscellaneous related duties. Applicants should have the:
- Desire to work with children
- Ability to lead groups of children in homework assistance, enrichment, and recreation activities
- Ability to facilitate age appropriate and safe group activities
- Maintain professional boundaries with students and staff
- Ability to communicate effectively, take directions, and follow through
- Desire to work collaboratively on a team
- Competency in basic academic skills such as reading, math, spelling, language arts and writing.
Please submit your application (applications for employment may be found above) to:
Job Description - Bridges.docx
Bridges Program Lead
3344 Mission Ave.
Carmichael, CA 95608