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School Age Care - Assistant (Horizons K8 School)

at Boulder Valley School District

Posted: 9/16/2020
Job Reference #: 53279

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Openings as of 9/18/2020
Horizons K-8 Charter

  • School Age Care - Assistant (Horizons K8 School) JobID: 53279
  • Position Type:
    Horizons K-8 Charter

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    952-Horizons K-8 School

  • Date Available:
    September 2020

  • Closing Date:

    Horizons K-8 School
    4545 Sioux Dr. Boulder, CO

    Job Vacancy: School Age Care – Assistant (Horizons K8 School)
    Application Deadline: September 30, 2020
    Effective date of hire: September/October 2020

    Horizons K-8 School, located in south Boulder, has a rich history of academic excellence. The Horizons community takes great pride in attending to the whole child through an atmosphere of respect, responsibility, safety and kindness throughout the school. A consistently high-performing school, Horizons emphasizes multi-age groupings, diverse perspectives, full inclusion, service learning, teacher-guided student choice, community building, authentic and active learning experiences, outdoor education, use of technology, and project-based instruction. Our 348 students are in classes of 18-20 led by an exemplary group of teacher leaders. The school is governed through a horizontal structure that includes faculty, staff, parents and administration. Portfolio-based assessments and reflections, along with student-led conferences, replace traditional report cards and grades.

    Our mission is to guide students to become self-directed learners and community contributors in a respectful learning environment. At Horizons K-8 School we strive to make our school an exciting, inclusive place to work, teach, learn, create, and innovate by actively fostering a respectful and responsible environment where all community members - staff, students and families - are included.

    Position Description:
    School Age Care (SAC) assistant positions open for the 2020-2021 school year. Weekly schedule is Tuesday through Friday, 12pm-4pm (16 hours total per week).

    Responsibilities include:
    -Assisting students with daily schoolwork
    -Supervising groups of children at play
    -Being ready for all kinds of weather during outdoor play
    -Supporting kids with making safe and kind choices
    -Support with keeping kids on track, cleaning up after themselves
    -Communicating with SAC Coordinator and SAC team
    -Getting in paperwork and finger-printing specifically for Colorado state requirements
    -Keeping CPR and First Aid training updated
    -Attending required district trainings
    -Using a walkie-talkie


    -Must be over 16 years of age
    -Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English, must pass English component of interview process
    -Complete and submitted BVSD online application

    -Experience in working with children
    -Positive communication, interaction and work experience with diverse people
    -Bilingual skills and/or experience with special needs children

    Salary: Pay rate is $15 per hour.

    To Apply: Complete application at

    Contact: Jeanne Kipke, Childcare Coordinator,

    Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including reference checks, a background check and possible medical examination.
    Horizons K-8 is an equal opportunity educational institution and is committed to the goal of building a diverse faculty and staff. Applications from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

    We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to and treatment of employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: Office for Civil Rights.

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