Summer Spot ESP

Employment Type

: Part-Time


: Miscellaneous

General Purpose of Job: Our summer program supports our mission to inspire and prepare all students with the confidence, courage, and competence to achieve their dreams; contribute to community; and engage in a lifetime of learning. Program Managers will work with all staff to build a fun, safe and enriching experience for youth in 6th-8th grades. Position is a blended 75% Class I and 25% Class II ESP position.

  • Work with and support all youth in the programs.
  • Follow all District, program and building health and safety procedures.
  • Maintain confidentiality and privacy of youth and families.
  • Ensure that vulnerable students are adequately supervised, which may include extra support.
  • Operate adaptive equipment (i.e., wheelchairs, augmentative communication devices, assistive technology) and ensure their safe and proper use as needed.
  • Assist students with self-care tasks (i.e., feeding, dressing, toileting). Lifting, moving and transitioning may be necessary for repositioning and/or functional tasks as needed. Under the direction of a licensed school nurse or registered nurse, perform basic medical procedures to include, but not limited to, tube feedings, seizure recognition and precautions, etc.
  • Implement and participate in SPOT program that meets the social, emotional, intellectual and physical needs of youth.
  • In cooperation with Program Managers, Lead Instructors and site-based staff, maintain the continual well-being of the youth in the program.
  • Support a variety of enriching activites that promote the social, emotional, intellectual and physical needs and ages of the youth.
  • Engage with all youth in activities; lead small group activities.
  • Intentionally promote health, positive sense of self and wellness in program content.
  • Be a positive role model and leader to staff and students.
  • Carry out the mission, philosophy, policies and procedures of SPOT and District 279.
  • Communicate verbally and in writing accidents or incidents concerning children or staff on conjunction with the site and program leaders. Observing, collecting, documenting and reporting data as directed through an IEP if applicable. Communicate with appropriate personnel as dictated by Federal Education Reporting Practices Act (FERPA) and District and program policies.
  • Greet families and youth. Help families and youth with sign in/sign oiut procedures.
  • Attend staff meetings, in-service workshops and program-sponsored events.
  • Perform additional site duties as assigned.

  • Qualifications: 
  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Experience working with middle school students is preferred. Child/youth development knowledge is a plus
  • Commitment to the Mission of District 279
  • Ability to assist in implementing educational activities for youth, including content areas of health/fitness, science, social skill building, literacy, science, music, art
  • Ability to assist in implementing program-wide innitiatives including service learning, health and fitness
  • Skills that include organization, confidence, patience, understanding, teamwork and communication
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Job Type: Part-time, summer

    Bargaining Unit: Educational Support Professionals

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