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Instructor, Lead

Location: Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands
Date Posted: 05-08-2017
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Maintains control of and accounts for the whereabouts and safety of children and youth in grades K-6th in the Child & Youth School Age Services program, which includes the before and after school and summer camp program options.
  • Plans and implements daily and weekly program activities and creates developmentally appropriate environment and lessons, utilizing curriculum and resources from the Council on Accreditation (COA) guidelines, Boys & Girls Club of America (B&GCA), 4-H, and Character Counts!.
  • Plans, coordinates, and conducts open recreation events twice monthly during evening hours.
  • Implements 4-H programs and recruit volunteers to run 4-H clubs.
  • Plans and implements summer camp.
  • Supports compliance with AR 608-10, installation SOPs, and contractor SPIs.
  • Supports the director in maintaining COA and National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation.
  • Supervises use of homework center and computer center.
  • Guides and supervises program assistants assigned to classroom.
  • Maintains confidentiality related to the children, youth, and staff in the program.
  • Reports facility deficiencies for health, fire, security, safety, and environmental standards and regulatory requirements to the SAC director.
  • Submits weekly lesson plans within prescribed timelines.
  • Attends scheduled staff and lead teacher meetings.
  • Addresses parental or staff concerns and is available for parent conferences.
  • Completes designated training requirements, including CPR/First Aid, maintains individual development plan (IDP) and completes required KRS trainings.
  • Supports other CYS programs when needed including classroom teaching for 6 weeks to five years.
  • Position is full-time, 52 weeks per year. Hours may vary to meet the needs of the facilities and the community. Vacations must be coordinated with other staff to ensure that adequate staff is always available.
  • Reports directly to the CYS SAC director.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
JOB SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
Required: 
  • Ability to communicate in English (both written and verbal).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and basic computer skills.
  • Flexibility in work hours.
  • Ability to interact and relate directly to children, parents, program staff, and school personnel.
Desired: 
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma program tools and methodologies and/or Six Sigma Certification.       
EXPERIENCE (Years):
Required: 
  • 1+ years of experience working in a before or after school program with K-6th grade children and/or summer camp is required.   
Desired: 
  • 2+ years of experience in before or after school program, summer camp program and lesson plan writing.
  • Experience in running 4-H and B&GCA.
EDUCATION:
Required: 
  • Bachelor's Degree in early childhood/elementary/secondary education, child/youth development, youth program administration, recreation, or related behavioral sciences.
Desired: 
  • Master's degree in early childhood education and/or elementary school education.
  • State Teacher certification.
 
OTHER SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Common Access Card (CAC) is required to perform job duties.
  • This position is unaccompanied
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident Card is required.
  • Must be able to relocate to the United States Army Kwajalein Atoll.
  • Traveling to Kwajalein Atoll, you are required to have a valid passport in your possession prior to relocation. You must maintain a current passport during your stay on Kwajalein Atoll.
  • This is a position of Public Trust.
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