As expressed in our school mission statement, St. John the Baptist Catholic School is a “faith-filled and family-oriented community” that fosters the spiritual, academic, social/emotional, and physical growth of every student.  We cherish diversity and strive to cultivate an excellent school program that is rooted in the Gospel spirit of love.

St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Milpitas, CA, seeks a part-time Summer Program Assistant for our 2023 summer program. The dates for the summer program are June 12 – August 4 and there is no session from July 3-7. This position is specifically for the afternoon (12:30pm – 4:30pm).

POSITION SUMMARY: The Summer Program Assistant will support a variety of learning opportunities for students, including math and ELA summer review, STEM activities, art, physical education, and recreational activities.


  • Assist cleaning and sanitizing the classroom area and equipment, indoors and outdoors, before, during and after program hours.
  • Assist students with summer review work.
  • Assist with STEM activities as needed.
  • Prepare and present art activities, games and/or outdoor activities
  • Organize and supervise student physical education activities
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships through effective communication with the other SSEP staff.
  • Support the emotional and social development of students
  • Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible
  • Enjoy spending time with students, as well as developing positive relationships with parents.
  • Complete additional duties as assigned


  • Work with team members to meet program goals for students


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, skills and ability or physical demands required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

  • Experience with school-age children is a plus
  • Must have the ability to work with children of all ages in a variety of settings (homework, art, outdoors)
  • Strong judgment, discretion and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with SSEP team, students, and parents
  • Must be dependable and punctual


  • Must be at least 18 years of age and a high school graduate
  • Criminal record clearance (fingerprints) through the DOJ and FBI and Safe Environment Training

Technical Skills: Some experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google applications.  Should be able to use electronic mail.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Criminal record clearance (fingerprints) through the DOJ and FBI, valid California driver’s license, Shield the Vulnerable training.

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting, standing, walking, reaching, lifting, repetitive motion, bending, stooping, crouching, climbing,stretching, twisting.
  • Can lift 25 lbs. in compliance with safety standards.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Handles exposure to climate change and temperature.
  • Level of vision, hearing, speaking required.

Working Conditions: The employee must be able to work cooperatively with program team and school administration

Other Requirements: The employee must respect and understand the need for confidentiality and ethical behavior and abide by those principles.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should review the job description and qualifications below and contact Christopher Brazil, Principal at

Salary Range: $21.00 per – 24.31 per hour, based on education and experience.

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