Employment

Part Time Preschool Assistant

Under the direction of the Preschool Classroom Teacher and Program Director, support student learning by assisting with classroom instruction, implementing lesson plans, supervising students, organizing and preparing the classroom, assisting with the physical needs of students, performing clerical duties and assisting with assessment. Participate in appropriate in-services, professional development, meetings, trainings and/or school  functions as required.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The frequency and percentage of time of duties may vary based on building or department assignment.
 

JOB TASKS DESCRIPTIONS:

  1. Assist Teacher with classroom instruction, implementing lesson plans, supervising students and implementing positive discipline. Facilitate and/or observe students in small groups and/or one-on one to reinforce skills, concepts and strategies.
  2. Organize and prepare classroom, including preparing instructional materials; preparing tables for activities; cleaning and sanitizing room, materials, toys, etc.
  3. Assist with the physical needs of students, cleaning up after snack, assisting injured or ill students, following health/dietary plans, etc.
  4. Perform clerical duties, such as data entry, maintaining/updating records, keyboarding, etc.
  5. Monitor students on the playground, to/from classroom, to/from the restroom. Manage student behavior, implement discipline actions and monitor safety.
  6. Participate in appropriate in-services, professional development, meetings, trainings and/or school functions as required.
  7. Assist Teacher with assessment of students, three times per year.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE: (Must meet one of the following):

  • High school diploma, completion of G.E.D., or equivalent
  • Completion of one of the early childhood education courses in Section 7.702.42, A, with a course grade of “C” or better and twelve (12) months (1820 hours) verified experience in the care and supervision of four (4) or more children less than six (6) years of age, who are not related to the individual. Satisfactory experience includes being a licensee of a family child care home; a teacher’s aide in a center, preschool or elementary school. Assistant early childhood teachers must be enrolled in and attending the second (2nd) early childhood education class which will be used as the basis for their qualification for the position of early childhood teacher;
  • Persons having completed two (2) of the early childhood education classes referenced in Section 7.702.42, A, with a course grade of “C” or better and no experience; or,
  • A current early childhood professional Credential Level I Version 1.0 or 2.0 as determined by the Colorado Department of Education.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS or CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Criminal background check required for hire.
  • CPR and First Aid certifications required within 1 month after hire.
  • Universal Precautions and Medication Administration certifications required within 1 month after hire.

 TECHNICAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:

  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • English language skills.
  • Interpersonal relations skills.
  • Bilingual oral and written communication skills preferred.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to work with students with diverse backgrounds and abilities.
  • Ability to promote and follow Board policies, and building and department procedures.
  • Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse ethnic and educational backgrounds.
  • Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT OPERATING KNOWLEDGE:

  • Basic operating knowledge of and experience with personal computers and peripherals.
  • Basic operating knowledge of and experience with office productivity software.
  • Operating knowledge of and experience with typical office equipment, such as telephones, copier, fax machine, E-mail, etc.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

  • Be able to meet mental demands of teaching assignment (i.e. maintain emotional control under stress).
  • Be able to meet physical demands of teaching assignment (i.e. frequent standing, stooping, bending, pulling, and pushing)
  • Be able to maintain an environment conducive to a school environment (i.e. moving media equipment, desks, tables, white boards, bulletin boards, and other classroom equipment).


Wage/Hour Status: At will hourly
Pay Grade: Preschool 3’s Assistant $13.25 per hour for 10 per week

Please send resumes to: employment@aspenridgeprepschool.org 

Before and After School Counselor

Part-Time Work and play with children ages 5 to 13!  We are seeking caring and compassionate applicants to assist in our before and after school care program who are interested in leading games and activities with children, helping them get their homework started for the day, feed them breakfast and snacks, and have a great time.


Aspen Ridge Preparatory School, located in beautiful Erie, Colorado, is an accredited K-8 Core Knowledge Charter School in the St. Vrain Valley School District.  As a very affordable service to our families, we offer care for students both before and after school hours during the following times:

  • Before School - 6:30 am to 8:00 am
  • After School - 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Program staff will need to be available for both shifts, though some flexibility in scheduling is available.  This is a great way to accumulate child care experience hours as well!  

Job Duties:

  • Welcoming students as they arrive
  • Making simple breakfast and snacks
  • Supervising students making sure they are safe at all times
  • Leading games and activities
  • Supervising and assisting with homework during after care hours
  • Observing safe playground practices during outside play
  • Other duties as assigned by Program Director 

Job Requirements:

  • No prior child care experience is required for the counselor position
  • Punctuality and reliability are essential in caring for children
  • No criminal history involving children
  • Training classes will be provided for all necessary certifications 

Please send resumes to: mridenour@aspenridgeprepschool.org  

Before and After School Lead

Work and play with children ages 5 to 13!  We are seeking caring and compassionate applicants to assist in our before and after school care program who are interested in leading games and activities with children, helping them get their homework started for the day, feed them breakfast and snacks, and have a great time.


Aspen Ridge Preparatory School, located in beautiful Erie, Colorado, is an accredited K-8 Core Knowledge Charter School in the St. Vrain Valley School District.  As a very affordable service to our families, we offer care for students both before and after school hours during the following times:

  • Before School - 6:30 am to 8:00 am
  • After School - 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Program staff will need to be available for both shifts, though some flexibility in scheduling is available.  This is a great way to accumulate child care experience hours as well! 

Job Duties:

  • Welcoming students and helping to check them into the computer system
  • Making simple breakfast and snacks
  • Supervising students making sure they are safe at all times
  • Leading games and activities
  • Supervising and assisting with homework during after care hours
  • Observing safe playground practices during outside play
  • Communication with parents -Assist non-lead counselors
  • Checking students out of the computer system either when school starts or when a parent or guardian picks them up
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Job Requirements:

  • Child Care Lead validation required (proof of 480+ child care hours already completed)
  • Punctuality and reliability are essential in caring for children
  • No criminal history involving children
  • Training will be provided for all necessary certifications

Please send resumes to: mridenour@aspenridgeprepschool.org 

Facility Technician

Primary Purpose:
Our growing Public Charter School is currently in need of a responsible individual to fill the position of Facility Technician.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and maintain a preventative maintenance schedule
  • Replace lamps, and take note of ballasts that are out
  • Patch or repair drywall as needed
  • Paint and touch ups as needed
  • Hang marker boards, tack boards, pictures, file baskets and other similar items
  • Adjust doors, repair door closers and lubricate
  • Tighten, repair and lubricate door lever sets
  • Repair lockers
  • Replace ceiling tiles
  • Replace or repair window blinds
  • Perform monthly playground inspections
  • Perform monthly lighting inspections
  • Inspect and test emergency lighting and exit lights
  • Perform minor plumbing repairs
  • Maintain grounds including litter, snow removal and ice melt
  • Open and secure buildings and close and set alarms on buildings
  • Maintain public relations and give service the highest priority for students, administration, staff, and the
    general public 
  • Participate in an On-Call rotation with the custodial staff team for site and facility emergencies
  • Perform other maintenance and security as needed as directed by the Facilities Lead

Values:
We hold high are: trustworthiness, honesty, diligence, open communication, fairness, and politeness, and we expect to see them evidenced in our staff, parents, and students. The Facility Technician is a highly visible member of the Aspen Ridge Staff in contact with students, teachers, administrators, parents and community members on a daily basis. It is therefore vital that the individual in this position have a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with students, parents, school staff and administrators. The Facility Technician is responsible for manual work involving maintenance work and security of Aspen Ridge school buildings and premises. This position also includes participation in a rotating on-call schedule to ensure that the school buildings and premises are cared for in the event of an emergency after hours and on weekends and holidays.


Qualifications: Facilities Technician skills

  • 3+ years’ experience in facilities maintenance position
  • Strong understanding of school control systems
  • Working knowledge of electrical, mechanical, and HVAC systems
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Hard working
  • Flexible and supportive work philosophy
  • Good around kids, parents, volunteers, and teachers

Working Conditions:
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

  • Be able to meet mental demands of teaching assignment (i.e. maintain emotional control under stress).
  • Be able to meet physical demands of teaching assignment (i.e. frequent standing, stooping, bending,
    pulling, and pushing).
  • Be able to maintain an environment conducive to a school environment (i.e. moving media equipment, desks, tables, white boards, bulletin boards, and other classroom equipment).

Please send resumes to: mridenour@aspenridgeprepschool.org  

EEOC Statement:

It is the policy of Aspen Ridge Preparatory School not to discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, or handicap. These policies apply to recruitment, employment, transfers and reassignments, compensation, and other conditions of employment.