POLK COUNTY BEFORE & AFTER-SCHOOL SCHOOL-AGE GROUP LEADERS Mon-Fri 2-6pm (THROUGHOUT POLK COUNTY)
Compensation: Range is from $10.00-$14.00 per hour
Employment type: part-time
PART-TIME AFTER-SCHOOL SCHOOL-AGE GROUP LEADERS NEEDED (Mon-Fri 2pm-6pm)
Some locations offer a morning program, so there could be morning hours available also. (6:30am-8:00am M-F)
We have Before-school and After-school positions available throughout POLK COUNTY:
Lakeland - Cleveland Court Elementary KidCare
Lakeland - Sleepy Hill Elementary KidCare
Lakeland - James W Sikes Elementary KidCare
Lakeland - R. Bruce Wagner Elementary KidCare
Lakeland - Highland City Elementary KidCare
Lakeland - Valleyview Elementary KidCare
Lakeland - Highlands Grove Elementary KidCare
Auburndale - Lena Vista Elementary KidCare
Lake Alfred - Lake Alfred Elementary KidCare
Bartow - Bartow Academy KidCare
Winter Haven - Garden Grove Elementary KidCare
Winter Haven - HighPointe Pre-K & School-Age Center
Davenport - Citrus Ridge Civic Academy KidCare
THE POSITIONS WE ARE HIRING FOR WILL BEGIN ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 8th, 2019 (some positions may start immediately now)
If hired you will be required to attend a Staff Orientation on Saturday, August 3rd from 9am-1:pm
Pretty much everything you need to know about these positions are in the details below. Please go to one of the addresses listed below to fill out an application.
We are looking for energetic, creative, responsible professionals who love working with children 4-12 years of age for our AFTER-SCHOOL school-age program.
Must be DEDICATED and DEPENDABLE and able to communicate easily with children and parents and must have a passion to want to care and teach children.
You MUST be able to be at work EVERY DAY Monday-Friday.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Must have reliable transportation to and from work.
Must have a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED or higher.
CDA/FCCPC OR DIRECTOR'S CREDENTIAL, OR TEACHING DEGREE IS NOT NECESSARY BUT A REAL PLUS
THE REGULAR HOURS FOR THE AFTER -SCHOOL POSITIONS ARE: Monday-Friday from 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
ALSO, In addition to these hours, we also have morning positions open at select sites from 6:30am-8:00am if you are interested in both morning and after school.
NOTE: In addition to your normal hours during the school-year, on most teacher work days and holidays when the regular school is closed, we have hours available during most of these closed days as well as during Thanksgiving Break, Christmas Break, Spring Break and Summer, at select sites. Those hours will vary between the hours of 6:30am until 6:00pm. Also, during the school year on Early Release days at the schools, you would work the hours of 11:00am until 6:00pm.
Rate of pay is dependent on level of experience and credentials and will be discussed at time of interview. (Range is from $10.00-$14.00 per hour)
If you are hired, you must already have OR we can schedule you to get your LEVEL 2 FINGERPRINTING AND BACKGROUND SCREENING CLEARANCE through FDLE/FBI/DCF. If hired, we will setup and pre-pay for your appointment for fingerprinting. The cost for background screening is approximately $70.00. If you are hired, we MUST have your clearance BEFORE you will be able to start working. WE pre-pay the full $70.00 cost of your fingerprinting once hired, and you'll sign an agreement to reimburse our company approximately $37 from your first paycheck.
Duties include, but are not limited to, carrying out lesson plans, and responsible for daily setup and cleanup of toys, materials, and play equipment, as well as providing a safe, loving, and learning atmosphere for the children.
We are a Florida State licensed facility, therefore, you are required to already have completed or be willing to complete your State required child care course hours (or opt out of taking courses and pass exams.) within 90 days if you are hired. A Director's or CDA/FCCPC Credential is NOT necessary to be hired, but it is a real PLUS if you already have them
Note: If you are hired and you do not already have your 45 Hour DCF and Florida State REQUIRED child care hours, which should include the 10 hours School-Age and Special Needs D.A.P. courses mentioned above, you will be required to complete all of the hours and get your certifications within 90 days of employment at your own time and expense. However, we DO offer the books to study if you choose to not take the course hours and just take the exams. You MUST pass the exams to receive your certifications. Again, all training courses, certification hours, and exams are at your own time and expense, but must be completed within 90 days of employment.
We also assist with many in-house In-Service Training Hours opportunities.
The locations below are sites to fill out and application but aren't necessarily where you will be working if hired. We have many locations available throughout Polk County.
Please drop by to fill out an application and/or bring your resume with any experience and training information to be considered for an employment opportunity to one of the following addresses. OR CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION (863) 686-5116
LOCATIONS AVAILABLE TO FILL OUT AN APPLICATION (Applications may be filled out Monday thru Friday 9:00am-11:00am and 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria where KidCare is located through the summer.)
Highlands Grove Elementary School at KidCare LOCATED IN THE CAFETERIA
4510 Lakeland Highlands Road
Lakeland, Florida 33813
Valleyview Elementary School at KidCare LOCATED IN THE CAFETERIA
2900 CR 540A
Lakeland, Florida 33813
James W. Sikes Elementary School at KidCare LOCATED IN THE CAFETERIA
2727 Shepherd Road
Lakeland, FL 33811
HighPointe Pre-Kindergarten and School-Age Center
100 W. Ruby Lake
Winter Haven, Florida 33884
(Please scroll down to see the list of child care courses that will be required within 90 days of employment) NOTE: You may opt out of taking the course and just take the exam if you feel comfortable doing so. Some courses (see list below) are available online for about $10.00 per course. If you would like to take the courses before taking the exams for each, you can take the course/s online or at Polk State College in Lakeland and Winter Haven, FL. The exams must be scheduled and taken in person at Polk State College. Each exam will take approximately 15-30 minutes.
DCF & FLORIDA STATE REQUIRED COURSES:
PART IINTRODUCTION TO CHILD CARE
Child Care Rules & Regulations (6 course hours) Exam is $6.00Course is available online for $10.00
Health, Safety and Nutrition (8 course hours) Exam is $8.00Course is available online for $10.00
Identifying, Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect (4 course hours) Exam is $4.00Course is available online for $10.00
Child Growth & Development (6 course hours) Exam is $6.00Course is available online for $10.00
Behavioral Observation & Screening (6 course hours) Exam $6.00Course is available online for $10.00
PART IIINTRODUCTION TO CHILD CARE
School-Age Appropriate Practices(SAPR) (5 course hours) Exam is $5.00Course is available online for $10.00
Understanding Developmentally Appropriate Practices(UDAP) (5 course hours) Exam is $5.00Course is available online for $10.00
Special Needs Appropriate Practices(10 course hours) Exam is $10.00Course is available online for $10.00
PART IIICHILD CARE TRAINING
Early Literacy and Language Development (5 course hours) Course is available online for $10.00
To sign up and take the courses online, you can go to ( www . MyFlorida . com / childcare / training )
We also require every employee be trained in First-Aid and CPR. Within 30 days of employment you are required to be certified in both CPR and First-Aid. We do offer the courses individually for $20 per course or both courses for $35.00.
We look forward to meeting you!