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Summer School-Age Program Assistant

Fairbanks, AK, USA

Job Type:



$16 per/hr

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The Literacy Council of Alaska is looking for a Summer School-Age Program Assistant  to help with  daily programming, and assist in planning field trips & family nights. Our ideal candidate is someone interested in being a teacher or child care provider who is innovative, culturally responsive, and flexible. This position will have the opportunity to make improvements, create strong connections between families, and support the Literacy Council of Alaska's mission of changing lives through Literacy. 

Job Duties: 

Instruction (70%)

  • Safely supervise students, assist with snack time, and handle transition from school & home

  • Creative & flexible with the daily schedule 

  • Assist Instructor with summer programming and help participants achieve learning goals

  • Create a fun and safe learning environment for kids

Outreach (20%)

  • Communicates and collaborates with instructor to understand student needs

  • Coordinates, plans, and/or develops field trips & family activities with after school coordinator and instructor

Account Payable  (30%)

  • Collecting from staff

  • Sending/receiving to/from account

  • Copying applicable invoices for grant reports

  • Mailing checks

Job Skills and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent 

  • Basic understanding of youth development

  • Ability to  stand for long periods and speak to large groups

  • Readily recall facts and details, handle conflict, and make effective decisions under pressure

  • Positive and excited to work with kids every day

  • Must be able to pass a background check

  • Experience working in a school or instructional environment as a paid position or as a volunteer

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College coursework in education or early childhood education 

  • Prior experience working with LCA programs

  • 6 months or more experience in a professional child care setting or a professional teaching position

This position is supervised by the Afterschool CoordinatorStarting

Salary: $16  per/hr @ 20 hrs/wk

LCA is a EOE 

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