Employment

Kids Club is Hiring!!!

Kids’ Club Teachers are energetic, consistent, skilled in conflict management, caring, know how to have FUN and enjoy working in a collaborative environment! If this is YOU, we invite you to join our team! Kids’ Club staff partners are responsible for the general supervision and management of the children in the Kids’ Club Before and/or After School Program.

Hours: 24 hours/week (M, T, Th, F 2pm-6:15pm, W 1pm-6:15pm), and full time during Summer Camp if desired (July-August). Additional hours for team meetings, planning, or special projects. 

Salary and Benefits: $15.50-$17.00/hour 
Full health, dental, and vision available to all employees after 90-day probationary period per Kids’ Club Employee Policies. 
-Accrued vacation and sick leave up to 2 weeks each per year. 
-Summer schedule will increase to 40 hours a week, if desired.

Areas of Responsibility: 
General Teaching Responsibilities: 
-Planning and implementation of a variety of age-appropriate and theme related activities including music, art, drama, crafts, games, dancing, science/nature, and sports.
-Plans for monthly special events, such as family potlucks. 
-Provides complete weekly planning sheets and a monthly calendar to the parents, and Director. 
-Facilitates curriculum activities, which promote positive learning experiences for the children in a harmonious, safe, and caring environment. 
-Sets and maintains appropriate standards for the children’s behavior using non-punitive methods that teach self-discipline while supporting each child’s self-esteem. 
-Provides careful and concentrated supervision for play areas to ensure children’s safety and learning. 
-Promotes mutual respect and models problem solving skills. 
-Gears the program to the needs of the individual child with awareness of children’s interests, special needs, special talents and individual style and pace of learning. 
-Treats each child with dignity and respect. 
-Familiarity with minimum DSHS licensing requirements relating to classroom supervision, and health and safety. 
-Consults with the Director when difficult or unfamiliar situations arise. 

Staff Responsibilities: 
-Participates with the other staff in daily room set-up and take down tasks. 
-Assumes an equal share of the ordered arrangement appearance, décor, and learning environment of the rooms. 
-Fosters and maintains cooperative relationships with all other staff members. 
-Conveys staff concerns to the Director.

Community Relations: 
-Interacts positively and constructively with parents.
-Maintains a professional personal appearance as representative to the public for the enrichment of the program. 
-Builds strong community bonds through cooperation and collaboration. 
-Plans, implements, assists, and attends public-relations events sponsored by Kids’ Club. 

Administrative Relations: 
-Maintains minimum DSHS licensing requirements relating to classroom supervision, and health and safety. 
-Attends all staff meetings and required trainings. 
-Other duties as assigned. 

Evaluations: Employee performance will be evaluated on an informal ongoing basis throughout the time of employment. Each employee will also partake in formal evaluations as per the Kids Club personnel policies.

Qualifications: 

-Minimum 1 year experience and proven success working with school-age children (ages 5-12). 
-Bachelor’s Degree in elementary education, child development, or related field preferred but not required.
-Enthusiasm and interest in working with school-age children (ages 5-12). 
-Ability to plan and implement activities appropriate to age group and program goals. 
-Ability to practice non-punitive discipline methods. 

and upon hire
-Approval of Washington State Criminal Records Checks. 
-Current certification of CPR, First Aid and HIV/AIDS Education instruction. 
-Documented negative TB test. 
-Food Handler’s Permit.

To Apply: Please submit your resume to Marissa Philipp.
Or mail directly to Kids’ Club at 1242 18th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112, c/o Marissa Philipp 

Kids’ Club is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The above description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary.