Afterschool Teacher

<strong>Do you want to create a better world? Or make a difference in the lives of children every day? Then we want to meet you! We are always looking for experienced and talented early childhood educators, teachers and caregivers to join our team.</strong>

Greenwood, SC

The Sunshine House

<strong>The Sunshine House Early Learning Academy is one of the largest childcare and early education companies in North America. We currently employ more than 2,000 of the best professional educators and caregivers in the country, and we hope YOU will join our team!<br /><br /></strong>

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Part Time

Overview: <p>The Sunshine House is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced school-age teacher for our Afterschool and School-Age Camp Programs.</p> <p>The ideal candidate is creative, professional, and has experience working with children ages 5-12 in a licensed childcare center and/or as an after-school teacher.</p> <p>Though hours may vary based on company needs, the position will require availability Monday-Friday from 1:30 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. during the school year, and full days during the summer and school breaks.</p>
Responsibilities: <ol> <li>Plan, implement and oversee The Sunshine House afterschool program and summer camp program for children ages 5-12 years.</li> <li>Treat children with dignity and respect, meeting the needs of individual children with awareness of their interests, special talents and needs, cultural background, and individual learning styles.</li> <li>Plan opportunities that are structured for maximum participation (e.g., individual, partner, and small-group activities; non-elimination activities; activities that require no wait time).</li> <li>Teach skills and activities that transfer into continuous learning outside of the afterschool program.</li> <li>Motivate children to be physically active by implementing a variety of recreational activities, including the NFL Play 60 program.</li> <li>Hold a valid driver's license and transport children safely in a company bus daily during the school year and on weekly field trips during the summer.</li> <li>Communicate clearly and appropriately with children, parents, staff and others.</li> <li>Participate in staff meetings and complete training hours as required for state licensing.</li> <li>Maintain current knowledge of afterschool practices.</li> <li>Other duties as assigned to meet the needs of our program.</li> </ol>
Requirements: <ol> <li>Must be&nbsp;21 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent; higher level degrees in childhood development preferred.</li> <li>Must have at least six months experience working in a licensed childcare or afterschool program.</li> <li>Must be certified in CPR and First Aid or become certified upon hire.</li> <li>Must be adaptable in a continuously changing, fast-paced environment and enjoy participation in&nbsp;activities like singing, dancing, jumping and running.&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Must pass state background check and health assessments.&nbsp;</li> <li>Must have a clean driving record&nbsp;(no more than 2 violations&nbsp;in the last five years) and undergo bus safety training upon hire.</li> </ol> <p>P.S. Karaoke skills a plus!</p>