Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree, CDA, or minimum 2 years of experience in child care and an Ohio School-Age Professional Endorsement within the first 60 days of employment. Must pass background check, drug test and pre-employment physical. Experience with children and/or management preferred.

Availability:  MUST BE AVAILABLE MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY from 6:30-8:30 AM and 3:00-6:00 PM during the Kent City School’s school year (8/22/22 – 6/1/23). Training can begin immediately based on applicant’s availability. Summer employment available, but not required.

Job Responsibilities: Managing up to 3 staff and supervising up to 36 Kindergarten-6th graders in before and after school programs located in the Kent City Schools and the City of Kent Recreation Center. Following and maintaining ODJFS state childcare licensing regulations for the program, interacting with parents and school faculty, attending staff meetings and child development trainings, adapting to behavioral and educational needs of children, applying conflict management within children, marketing the program, completing lesson plans, etc. Professionalism, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task is a must!

Rate of Pay:  $11.00-$16.00/hr. + Sick Time – Pay Rate is based on Education & Experience

Application Process: Apply at Kent Parks & Rec Main Office (497 Middlebury Rd.) Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. or email resume to [email protected]

The City of Kent provides equal employment opportunities and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, military status, familial status, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation in all employment practices in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

About Kent Parks & Recreation

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