St. Mary School is seeking an Extended Care Assistant for the 2022-2023 school year. St. Mary School is located in Gilroy, serving students in grades TK-8. Interested candidates should review the job description and qualifications below and contact principal, Marcee Ervin, at Marcee Ervin@dsj.org
Extended Care Assistant will assist in supervising children, preparing activities, addressing the needs of students, and creating an atmosphere where students are active and engaged.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING (and other duties as assigned):
● Assist in implementing the Extended Care program as directed by the principal and/or Extended Care Manager.
● Ensure a safe and healthy environment based on the safety and behavioral standards of the school.
● Assist in communicating effectively with students, parents, and other professionals, as may be required.
● Comply with security procedures, including attendance, headcount, pick-up, and emergency procedures to ensure the children’s safety.
● Assist in preparing program materials, as needed.
● Maintain current and accurate records according to program policy.
● Collaborate with peers to enhance the work environment and support program effectiveness.
● Assist in the cleaning and straightening of the room and equipment before, during, and after the program each day.
● Maintain confidentiality over student and institutional information.
● Excellent organizational and human relations skills.
● Self-motivated and reliable.
● Able to establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with principal, parents, staff, and the general public.
● Able to manage moderate levels of stress.
● Outstanding interpersonal skills with a strong customer service focus (internal and external).
● Ethical and discreet team player.
Other Duties & Responsibilities:
● Act as a role model of professionalism in a Catholic environment.
● Support the philosophy, policies, and goals of the school, as well as the decisions made by the Principal and Administrators.
● Ensure the health, safety, and welfare of all students.
● Work as part of a team.
● Attend faculty, administrative, and all other meetings as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS TO PERFORM THE JOB SUCCESSFULLY:
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, ability, or physical demands required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
Education and/or Experience:
● High school diploma.
● Course credit in child development, preferred.
● Previous experience supervising children.
● Sufficient training to perform tasks assigned by the Principal and/or Extended Care Manager.
● Excellent written and oral communication skills with an ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders of the school.
● English, required.
● Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Vietnamese) preferred.
● First Aid and CPR certified.
● Proficient at word processing, presentation, and electronic mail applications.
● Experience with school information systems (SIS).
● Working knowledge of Workday, or willingness to learn.
● Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google applications.
● Sitting, standing, walking, reaching, lifting, repetitive motion, bending, stooping, crouching, climbing,
● Can lift 10 lbs. in compliance with safety standards.
● Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
● Handles exposure to climate change and temperature.
● Can operate standard office equipment such as copiers, fax machines, personal computer, telephone, and
● Level of vision, hearing, speaking required
● Required to work before and/or after school schedule.
● Must have an understanding and acceptance for the mission of the Catholic Church.
● Must support the teachings and values of the Catholic Church and its mission.