We are looking for confident, energetic, and caring staff to join our team as Group Leaders, Team Leaders, and Assistant Site Coordinators, and Site Coordinators. Mentor positions are available for high school students and the application can be found on the Education Stations tab of the Melrose Public Schools website.
Please review the job descriptions closely and apply only to those for which you are qualified or interested. We have a limited number of positions available that will be filled on a rolling basis contingent upon program needs and previous work experience. Applicants must be above 18 years of age or above and have graduated from high school to be considered for the following positions. Schedules are flexible Monday-Friday.
Training and Interim programming for the 2017-2018 school year will take place August 21st-August 25th, 2017. A mandatory site training for all employees is scheduled for Tuesday, August 29th from 2:00-5:00 p.m.
This application is not intended to extend or create an offer of employment. If hired, employment with Education Stations is an at-will basis and can be terminated at any time. All offers of hire are contingent upon the completion of a background check and approval from the Superintendent.
If you have any questions regarding the application, please feel free to email Debbie Parsons at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 781-507-1425.
1. Manage and record the daily attendance of students grades K-5 accounting for assigned group during program activities and maintaining accurate headcount2. Manage and respond to student and group behavior during enrichment activities3. Lead students through scheduled activities and transitions 4. Assist program teachers/site coordinators during group activities by monitoring student participation, distributing supplies, and other tasks as assigned5. Lead group activities such as arts & crafts, gym games, and/or small circle activities following Education Stations teaching method6. Incorporate a positive behavior support system into daily interactions with children using verbal/non-verbal praise, while providing clear and consistent expectations for children’s behavior.7. Participate and interact with students throughout enrichment activities including gym games, crafts, and homework8. Ensure the safety of the youth during activities and respond to needs9. Complete and turn in forms as required or directed by Site Coordinator/Assistant Site Coordinator10. Promote a fun and inclusive atmosphere for students staying after school11. May support individuals with special needs or provide support for individual children12. Supervise and delegate tasks to high school age students employed as "mentors"13. Help with set up, daily cleaning of program spaces, dismantling, and storage of program supplies and equipment Qualifications:High School graduate and a minimum of 18 years of ageDemonstrated experience with elementary age students is preferred (as a volunteer or in the workplace) but not required.Interest in or pursuit of a degree in education, special education, program management, or related field preferred but not requiredAble to remain calm in an energetic, noisy environmentPunctual, reliable and regular attendance is requiredAbility to communicate effectively, multitask and prioritize while working as part of a larger teamAbility to pass a Background Check including Fingerprinting and a CORI/SORI records exam, with no record of conviction or plea of no contender for any crime of violence involving a minor and no record of arrest or conviction for any crime involving sexual misconduct or moral turpitude. Must be in compliance with the City’s Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace policy.
-A minimum of 18 years of age and at least 2 years of experience working for Education Stations with an exemplary employee record OR a four year degree and demonstrated experience working with elementary age students. 5+ years of experience working with elementary students can be substituted for a four year degree if applicable.-A degree or coursework toward a degree in education, early childhood education or related field preferred-Experience in a school-setting teaching or as a student teacher with classroom management skills-Ability to develop lesson plans and demonstrate/explain content -Punctual, reliable and regular attendance is required-CPR and First Aid Certifications preferred or willing to obtain-CPI Certification or willing to obtain-Ability to pass a Background Check including Fingerprinting and a CORI/SORI records exam, with no record of conviction or plea of no contender for any crime of violence involving a minor and no record of arrest or conviction for any crime involving sexual misconduct or moral turpitude. -Must be in compliance with the City’s Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace policy.
Provide general -oversight of site functions supporting staff in managing behavior and carrying out expectations for the day-Circulate throughout the site providing coaching/feedback at ‘in-the-moment’ opportunities-Complete regular attendance checks and assist manage master roster, check-in/check-out children in absence of Site -Coordinator-Provide orientation and on-the-job training to new employees-Supervise group leaders and high school aged mentors, modeling staff standards and expectations-Lead groups of children grades K-5 through after-school enrichment activities and model Education Stations employee expectations and standards-Lead and model assigned activities such as art, gym games, and/or small circle activities -Ensure all reports are written accurately, copied, and prepared in time for pick-up or communicated to the family-Track materials usage and communicate needs to Site Coordinator-Assist set-up and close of site, double checking all spaces used and in good condition (General cleaning expected and carried out with staff may include sweeping, wiping tables, organizing materials, etc.)-Manage access to computer technology, checking-in/check-out materials, returned in good condition and reporting any damage to administrative staff-In the absence of a Site Coordinator carry out established policy and emergency proceduresAdditional duties as assigned.
Qualifications:-High School graduate and a minimum of 21 years of age. -A degree or coursework toward a degree in education, program management, or related field preferred but not required.-1-2 years experience in a Group Leader role or or after-school program preferred or demonstrated experience with elementary age students-Ability to multitask and coordinate daily activities.-Able to remain calm in an energetic, noisy environment.-Good interpersonal skills and communication skills to lead and coach team members.-Punctual, reliable and regular attendance is required.-Strong computer skills necessary (Microsoft Office Suite).-CPR and First Aid Certifications or willing to obtain.-Ability to pass a Background Check including Fingerprinting and a CORI/SORI records exam, with no record of conviction or plea of no contender for any crime of violence involving a minor and no record of arrest or conviction for any crime involving sexual misconduct or moral turpitude. -Must be in compliance with the City’s Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace policy.