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Before/After Care Activity Specialist

New Albany Plain Local Schools 
Before/After Care - Activity Specialist 

Morning and/or Afternoon shifts available Monday-Friday
Morning (6:15 AM- 9:30 AM) 
Afternoon (3:15 PM - 6:30 PM) 
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New Albany Plain Local Schools is hiring for Child Care Activity Specialists to help in our before and after school program. There are multiple positions available Monday-Friday.

Our Eagle’s Nest staff is dedicated to the safety, development, growth, and skill achievement of school-age children participating in our program.  Staff members are responsible for planning, leading, and implementing programs and experiences that provide enrichment to children enrolled in our before/after-school childcare program in a team-oriented setting. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Successfully pass state and federal background checks

  • Ability to obtain an annual Ohio Department of Education Monitor Permit 

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude, a cooperative mindset and high level of energy

  • Exemplify compassion for and an inclusive approach with a diverse student population and coworkers

  • Previous experience working with children in a before/after school setting is preferred, but not required

Required Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Follow state, federal, and program policies & procedures for the physical, emotional health and safety of each student

  • Provide appropriate, active supervision and maintain ratio standards (18:1)

  • Develop and maintain a positive, professional relationship with children, coworkers, families, and the NAPLS community

  • Demonstrate understanding of current childcare practices and philosophy through training/experience

  • Implement and actively engage students in planned program activities

  • Set-up and clean-up of spaces

  • Maintain organization of classroom supplies and storage areas

  • Perform other assigned duties and accept direction from Coordinator(s)

Physical Requirements: 

  • Demonstrate a full range of motion to lift, reach, squat, climb, sit, walk, or otherwise fully participate in all activities

  • Supervise and interact with children outdoors for extended periods of time in varied weather conditions

  • Respond immediately and appropriately to multiple or unexpected situations or emergencies

  • Maintain mental and physical alertness and appropriate level of energy

Wages starting at $15.00/hr. (+), based on experience

  • Discounted child care options for employees 

  • Gain professional, hands-on experience working in a professional education setting

  • Ability to move to other positions in the program

Required Work Days:
The Eagle’s Nest Program follows the New Albany-Plain Local School District Calendar + possible staff development days.


Please contact the Eagle's Nest Program Coordinator:
Cassie Koehler