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Recreation Aide - Kids' Club

at Long Beach Unified School District

Pay: up to $13.54/hour
Salary : $13.54 Hourly
Posted: 9/29/2019
Job Status: Part Time,Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 2580119
Keywords: clerical, office

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Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Recreation Aide - Kids' Club
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$13.54 Hourly
Job Type:Part Time 10-months (less than 20 hrs/week no ben)
Location: Long Beach, Lakewood, Signal Hill, California
Under immediate supervision, provide for and assure a safe, clean and secure environment for children enrolled in the Kids' Club program; organize and oversee recreational and playground activities; perform related duties as assigned.
 Examples of Duties:
The classification specification does not describe all duties performed by all incumbents within the class.  This summary provides examples of typical tasks performed in this classification.
  • Organize and oversee recreational, playground and other program activities such as indoor and outdoor games, snack times, arts and crafts, and field trips; properly store playground equipment and supplies; apply District and program policies, procedures and regulations related to assigned activities. E
  • Maintain control and discipline of children participating in playground and recreational activities; communicate playground rules and expectations to children; settle playground disputes. E
  • Monitor and circulate throughout assigned areas; promote safety and acceptable attitudes related to good citizenship, integrity, fair play, sportsmanship and respect for property and the rights of others. E
  • Apply District and program rules by monitoring and controlling behavior of children during indoor and outdoor activities; encourage good manners and proper nutrition during snack times. E
  • Communicate with school and program administration and staff regarding pertinent information such as special events, site programs, and observations and incidents relating to specific children; greet visitors and assist parents dropping off and picking up children. E
  • Conduct periodic inventory and safety checks of playground supplies; perform visual inspections of playgrounds and surrounding areas for potential hazards; report safety concerns and injuries to supervisor; complete required accident reports. E
  • Perform incidental housekeeping tasks such as arranging objects, putting items away, wiping down tables, chairs, work and play areas, toys and equipment, creating bulletin boards and displays, and arranging furniture. E
  • Operate a walkie-talkie and radio for emergency assistance as necessary; operate a variety of office equipment including a computer and assigned software. E
  • Provide routine clerical assistance to program staff as needed including filing, completion of forms, answering phones, and duplicating materials; open or close the program site as needed. E
  • Administer first aid or necessary physical assistance to ill or distressed children; notify supervisor of injuries and complete required forms. E
  • Attend and participate in meetings, workshops, in-services and training programs. E
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
Note: At the end of some of the duty statements there is an italicized "E" which identifies essential duties required of the classification.  This is strictly for use in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
 Employment Standards:
Knowledge of:
Safe playground practices and appropriate student conduct.
Basic concepts of child development and behavior.
Oral and written communication skills.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Operation of office equipment including a computer and assigned software.
CPR and first aid techniques.
Ability to:
Organize and oversee recreational, playground and off-campus activities.
Promote a positive environment conducive to learning.
Demonstrate understanding and patience towards children.
Work independently and as a member of a team.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Understand, apply and explain program rules, regulations and procedures.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Learn District and program organization, operations, policies and procedures.
Observe health and safety regulations.
Complete forms and prepare routine reports related to assigned activities.
Meet schedules and timelines.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Operate a walkie-talkie and variety of office equipment including a computer and assigned software.
Administer first aid or necessary physical assistance to ill or distressed children.

Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience that could likely provide the desired skills, knowledge or abilities may be considered.  Experience working with children in an instructional, extended day care or similar recreation program is highly desirable.
 Special Requirements:
Incumbents in this classification must possess within six months of employment and maintain CPR/First Aid certification throughout employment in this classification.
The Governing Board of Long Beach Unified School District prohibits unlawful discrimination against and/or harassment of district employees and job applicants on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender, sex or sexual orientation at any district site and/or activity pursuant to BP 4030.
The Governing Board of Long Beach Unified School District prohibits sexual harassment of district employees and job applicants. The Board also prohibits retaliatory behavior or action against district employees or other persons who complain, testify or otherwise participate in the complaint process established pursuant to policy BP 4119.11.