Falk School - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19006348)
FANNY EDEL FALK LABORATORY SCHOOL University of Pittsburgh 4060 Allequippa Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261 www.falkschool.pitt.edu
PART-TIME VISITING DEMONSTRATION TEACHER (ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, K-8 EXTENDED DAY PROGRAM)
Falk Laboratory School, a coeducational K-8 school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, seeks a part-time Assistant Director of Extended Day Program for children grades K-8 from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm for the 2019 - 2020 academic year.
Position Summary: The incumbent plans, organizes, and supervises activities designed to meet the physical, emotional, and intellectual needs, and to assure the care and safety of children enrolled in the extended day program. Position provides supervised activities for students during non-school hours. Performing duties to support student social development. The incumbent works under the supervision of the Director of Extended Day Program. Work is guided by state guidelines, professional practice, school policies and procedures, and directions and expectations as established by the administration.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Enforce the policies, rules, and regulations of the extended day program as outlined by Falk School's Extended Day handbook. * Works cooperatively with the Director of Extended Day Program in supervising, scheduling, and evaluating childcare workers. * Works cooperatively with the Head of School and members of the school community. * Develops daily programs for age-appropriate groups of children which include a mixture of enrichment classes and recreational activities. * Responds to questions and inquiries from staff and parents regarding care practices from an informed knowledge base. Interpret and apply written instructions from parents. * Keeps accurate and complete records of staff hours and timecards. * Determines supplies and equipment and maintain inventory required for program and oversees correct use of such items. * Be responsible for the order arrangement, appearance of the Extended Day classroom or designated areas. * Informs Director of Extended Day Program of unusual problems, or when conferences with parents are warranted. * Assists in program evaluation and development to improve quality and implement new ideas.
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in Education or Child Development or a related field, and two or more years' experience in education, early childhood development, physical education, or recreation is required. Master's degree is preferred. Incumbent must have successful experience in: * Working with culturally diverse families and communities, or have demonstrated a commitment to strengthening engagement of a diverse community and skill in communicating with a diverse population. * Working in a supervisory capacity with children in a group setting such as classroom, day care, or recreation. Must be trained in first aid and CPR. Defibrillator training will be provided by the school.
Offer of employment is contingent on candidate satisfactorily obtaining and passing the following prior to commencement of appointment: Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record Check. Also, as required by Act 168 of 2014, candidate must satisfy the requirements stated on the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release Form.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
Assignment Category: Parttime-Regular
Application Process: Pleae refer to job description.
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae, Other (see posting for additional details)
Optional Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 19006348
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.