Bright IDEAS is an extended-day after school program that provides the students at Isaac Dickson Elementary with a fun, safe, and educational after school environment. Our team is dedicated to creating a sense of community and belonging, to developing students' character and social skills, helping them become responsible citizens of the global community, and to instilling in our students a joy and passion for learning. We are a close-knit, fun-loving crew and are looking for a few creative, dedicated, and energetic, people who love children to join our team. If this is you, you will LOVE this rewarding job.
-Planning and instruction of (or assist in instruction of) weekly units through the use of arts and crafts, group activities, games, cultural studies, technology, etc.
-Planning, implementing (or assisting in implementing), and supervising recreational and enrichment activities
-Supervision and safety of children in group setting
-Assisting students with homework
-Monitoring and managing student behavior following established behavior plan
-Exemplifying and modeling quality character traits including integrity, respect, responsibility, respect, leadership, etc.
-For Leaders: Minimum of 21 years of age with high school education or equivalent
-For Assistants: Minimum of 18 years of age with high school education or equivalent
-At least 1 year experience working with elementary school-aged children/Ability to effectively manage children in a group setting
-Must pass background check through Asheville City Schools
-Strong communication skills
-Able to be actively and physically engaged for extended periods of time
-Able to commit for the 2021-2022 school year.
-CPR, first aid certification, and Covid-19 vaccine (preferred)
We are looking for applicants who are DEPENDABLE and RELIABLE, creative, energetic, flexible, patient, and are excellent role models for the children. We want our students to interact with individuals who are responsible, honest, trust-worthy, and hard-working.
Must be available Monday-Friday between the hours of 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm, occasional extended hours on teacher work days, and monthly after-hours staff meetings.