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Job Title:

Before and After School Instructor

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:







1st Shift


Part Time



Job Description:

This position, under the supervision of The Den Site Director and the Recreation Supervisor, is responsible for supervising and instructing students in grades K-5 during The Den Before and After School Program. Instructors facilitate daily engaging and exciting recreation activities, including games, sports, arts and crafts, science projects and more. This position also staffs The Den Early Dismissal Days and Holiday Break Camps. Instructors are also responsible for daily communication with parents, management of supplies and equipment, and the implementation of weekly lesson plans.

This team member will operate in a professional and friendly Park District environment, where collaboration and teamwork are appreciated and expected. This position reports to The Hansen Community Center and will work very closely with both school and park district staff.

This position is great for students, individuals looking for a flexible part-time schedule, and anyone who loves working with kids! The right fit for someone looking to join our team would include a person with: a positive attitude, effective communication skills, the understanding and sensitivity to staff and community needs, outstanding customer service skills, a team mentality, passion in what they do, open mindedness, ability to embrace change, is creative, innovative and is trustworthy. This candidate should be enthusiastic, energetic, and genuinely enjoy working with young children.

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Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $12.00 - $14.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep our staff safe and healthy, we will be implementing COVID-19 Program Procedures such as limiting group sizes, mask requirements, disinfecting procedures, health screenings and more. Please reach out with questions.

Job Requirements:

Must be 17 years or older. Child care experience preferred.


Flexible part-time schedule, with the opportunity to continue employment year round in other similar positions.

Application Instructions:

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