Qualifications:  High School Diploma required. Must pass background check, drug test and pre-employment physical. Experience with children preferred.

Availability:  MUST BE AVAILABLE MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY from 6:30-8:30 AM and/or 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: Working with Kindergarten-6th graders in before and after school programs located in the Kent City Schools and the City of Kent Recreation Center. Professionalism, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task a must. Completing lesson plans, managing a group of up to 18 students on your own, completing training in child development, interacting with parents and school faculty, adapting to the behavioral and educational needs of children, applying conflict management within children, marketing the program, etc.

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 and Recreation

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