Job Description

Position: CE Childcare Program Lead

Location: Community Education

12 months, 8 hours/day

Non Interim Position

Grade 31, $23.46/hour

Start Date: 07/01/2022

Purpose Statement

The CE Childcare Program Lead supports the mascot staff, students and parents by providing on site training and supervision. In addition the CE Childcare Program Lead must meet the professional requirements as outlined by district policy including but not limited to developing lesson plans; delivering group and individual instruction; collaborating  with other professional staff and administrators in addressing program issues; responding to a wide range of inquiries from students, parents or guardians regarding programs and student progress; and ensuring the program, facility, and staff conform to Arizona Department of Health Services, Office of Child Care Licensure regulations. The mentor position will work the hours of the childcare programs to include 6:30 am-6:30 pm shifts and required district holiday days as assigned.

Essential Functions

Regularly demonstrates and shares expertise with mascot managers by leading on site training.

Assists with planning and implementation of: STEM activities, large group games, art projects.

Implements, trains and supports staff on the Arizona Quality Standards for Out-of-School Time Programs.

Provides necessary instruction and training for those working in the childcare programs. This will include on site instruction and mentoring.  

Responsible for preparation of the mascot environment, materials, and equipment; ensures that all materials are in good repair. Develops and makes materials when needed.

Promotes good communication among staff members.

Ensures respectful and open lines of communication with parents. Be available to parents through written communication, setting up conferences, and parent meetings.  

Manages student behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and optimal learning environment.

Monitors students in a variety of educational environments (e.g. classroom, playground, field trips, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.

Complies with all continuing education requirements.  

Attends all faculty meetings and scheduled staff events.

Performs personnel functions (e.g. interviewing , evaluating, supervising, training, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining adequate staffing and ensuring that standards are achieved and performance is maximized.  Demonstrates ability to follow progressive discipline steps.

Responds to inquiries from a variety of sources (e.g. other teachers, parents, administrators, etc.) for the purpose of resolving issues, providing information, and/or direction.

Implementation of ASPIRE.  

Other Functions

Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Job Requirements:  Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions.  Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; teaching and supporting the Arizona Quality Standards for Out-of-School Time Programs; preparing and maintaining accurate records.

KNOWLEDGE is required to read technical information, compose a variety of documents; facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions.  Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: appropriate codes, policies, regulations, and/or laws; age appropriate activities; lesson plan requirements; stages of child development; behavioral management strategies; and Arizona Quality Standards for Out-of-School Time Programs.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events; gather and/or collate data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances time frames and schedules; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using defined methods.  Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with a variety of data; and utilize specific, job-related equipment.  Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans.  Problem solving with data requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is limited to moderate.  Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:  establishing and maintaining constructive relationships; adapting to changing work priorities; maintaining confidentiality; exhibiting tact and patience adhering to all District policies and procedures; working flexible hours and days.  


Responsibilities include:  working under limited supervision following standardized practices and/or methods; directing other persons within a small work unit; utilization of resources from other work units may be required to perform the job’s functions.  There is some opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services.

Work Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands:  significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing, frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and fine finger dexterity.  Generally the job requires 5% sitting, 85% walking, and 10% standing.  The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and under conditions with some exposure to risk or injury and/or illness.

Experience:   Three years prior experience leading and training staff in an out of school time setting.               Experience with Arizona Department of Health Service Regulations.

Education:    Bachelors degree in job-related areas preferred

Equivalency:  Five years experience leading and managing staff in a before and after school setting.

Required Documents:                                  Certificates and Licenses:

Level One Fingerprint Card - fee of $67        CPR Certificate

Annual TB Skin Test - $25                           First Aid Certificate

Copy of MMR Vaccination Record                  Arizona Teaching Certificate Preferred

Copy of High School Diploma                              

Continuing Educ./ Training:                         Clearances:

CPRCertificate                                            Criminal Background Clearance

First Aid Certificate                                     Valid Arizona IVP Fingerprint Card

Ability to meet Arizona Department of

Health Directors qualifications

FLSA Status - Non Exempt                  

Paradise Valley Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the School's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), or Title II of the Genetic Information NonDiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) may contact the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources.


Primary Location: Community Education

Shift Type: 8.0 hrs/day

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

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