Afternoon Extended Day Staff

    • Job Tracking ID: 512201-649770
    • Job Location: Hopkins, MN
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 19, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Position Overview:


The Blake School seeks to hire an Afternoon Extended Day Staff at the Blake Campus for the 2018-19 school year.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:


  • Assist in developing and implementing a variety of lessons and activities throughout the course of a week designed for students in collaboration with a six-member team

  • Monitor and evaluate the interrelationship between children

  • Emphasize the collaborative, creative process of a group experience while also recognizing and supporting individuals’ growth and performance

  • Communicate effectively and frequently with members of the team

  • Perform day-to-day duties that support the ongoing program operations

  • Ensure safety and well being of children enrolled in the program

Experience and Skills:


  • Respect for children and their potential

  • Experience with children ages 4 - 11

  • Ability to work with children, parents and colleagues from diverse backgrounds and experiences

  • Ability to problem solve and facilitate conflict resolution

  • Knowledge of children’s social, emotional, cognitive and physical developmental stages

  • Collaborative working style

  • Creative, joyful approach to learning and teaching

  • Active listener who honors children’s thoughts, feelings, and ideas

  • Ability to effectively monitor and adjust ever-changing priorities in order to meet students’ needs

  • Ability to effectively communicate with children/ adults


  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Confidence with technology, such as the Google suite of apps, up-to-date computer software knowledge.

  • Knowledge of or experience with high-potential students

  • Excellent oral communication skills

  • Desire to work in a PK-12 dynamic learning community


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand for lengthy periods/ navigate potentially crowded spaces

  • Ability carry up to 25 pounds