The Quest Zone Afterschool Program is seeking enthusiastic and experienced teachers and tutors to join our growing team in Aiken, SC!
Applicants should be available to work Monday-Friday from 2 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. during the school year, and / or 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday during the summer.
Salary is based upon credentials and experience.
Assist in planning, supervising, and implementing the program for the class in accordance with the policies and philosophy of The Quest Zone, Common Core standards, and National Afterschool Association standards.
Treating children with dignity and respect, and meeting the needs of individual children with awareness of their interests, special talents and needs, cultural background, and individual learning styles.
Assisting with the ordered arrangement, appearance, and learning environment of the afterschool program.
Plan practice opportunities that are structured for maximum participation (e.g., individual, partner, and small-group activities; non-elimination activities; activities that require no wait time).
Assisting with providing maximum opportunities daily that are conducive to learning.
Teach skills and activities that transfer into continuous learning outside of the afterschool program.
Motivate children to be physically active by implementing a variety of recreational activities.
Organize afterschool experiences to include planning activities that promote student interaction, address real world applications, and support the Revised Bloom's Taxonomy (RBT).
Infuse technology with project based learning activities to build knowledge and enhance creative expression.
Communicate clearly and appropriately with children, parents, staff and others.
Demonstrate through daily actions and work habits the desire to provide outstanding customer service and competitive value.
Assist in public-relations events sponsored by The Quest Zone and represent the company in a positive, professional manner.
Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma and be appropriately qualified for the assigned age group through education, training, experience, and/or personal qualities.
Must maintain state in-service training requirements.
Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds, and be able see, hear, and respond to children's needs
Must be able to stand on feet for long periods of time, at least 95% of the day.
Be able to determine cognitive, social, and physical needs of children in written and verbal forms of the English language.
Be able to handle, in a positive way, the demands that contact with many children and parents bring every day. This includes stress, tension, noise, and interpersonal conflicts.
Must able to physically and mentally react immediately to unexpected circumstances.
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