Now Hiring Group Leaders and Aides for Preschool and K-5th Grade After School Program
Do you love working with children? Do you love working in a multilingual, multicultural environment? The Global Kids Extended-day Program at The International School, an independent school located in downtown Portland Oregon, is hiring Group Leaders and Assistant Group Leaders (Aides) to work with our Early Childhood (3 and 4 year olds) and K-5th Grade students daily after school. The language of instruction in the after school program is English. If you enjoy working with children amidst the sounds of laughter, then this is the place to be! Our warm and inclusive environment embraces diverse talent from around the world!
Group Leader: $15.75-$17/hour, Depending on experience
Assistant Group Leader- Aide: $14-$15/hour, Depending on experience
Schedule: Typical schedules are listed below. Actual schedule and weekly hours to be determined by Global Kids Manager and program needs.
3:15-5:45 Monday-Friday on school days plus three additional hours weekly for staff meetings and prep
Assistant Group Leader- Aide:
3:15-5:45pm Monday- Friday on school days plus one hour weekly for staff meetings
Location: South Waterfront area of downtown Portland- easily accessible by freeways, public transit, and bicycle. Walking distance from PSU and OHSU. Parking passes are provided.
Group Leaders and Assistant Group Leaders (Aides) are part-time positions reporting to the Global Kids Program Manager. Group Leaders lead or assist a group of up to 20 students in the Global Kids Extended-day Program at The International School. Group Leaders plan fun and engaging enrichment activities for their students and lead or assist in leading their assigned group throughout the program activities including pick up from school, outdoor play, snack, enrichment activities, and dismissal. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to health screening, sanitizing, taking attendance, planning and implementing lessons, managing classroom behavior using positive strategies. All staff are expected to create a safe, welcoming, child-friendly environment; ensuring that children are supervised 100% of the time they are at Global Kids Program. Staff are also expected to communicate effectively and positively with students, families, supervisors, school staff, and other community members.
COVID-19: All staff are expected to follow the Operational Blueprint of The International School as well as the Oregon Early Learning Division and Oregon Department of Education guidelines for keeping children, staff, and families safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oregon Office of Childcare: Global Kids Program is a state licensed child care center. The Global Kids Manager will guide staff in the steps necessary to comply with the state license, which can be completed upon hire.
At least one year of experience with children in the age range you will lead in a school or similar group setting environment such as summer camp
The International School provides a warm multicultural environment where children are fully immersed in Spanish, Japanese or Chinese language and culture. Children become fluent in another language, at home in other cultures, and engaged in math, science, social studies and arts.
The International School is Portland's first International Baccalaureate elementary school. It was founded in 1990 and today educates over 480 students from age 3 through 5th grade.