QUEST Group Leaders

Child Care Program Name

QUEST @ Catawba County Schools

Contact Person

Helene Cobb

Phone Number

828-466-7052

Your Email

helene_cobb@catawbaschools.net

Position Available

Assistant Program Coordinator at QUEST @ Startown Elementary

Hours/Shift

20 – 25 hours a week

Requirements/Duties

  • Group Leaders may be instructed to work at various sites to meet the needs of our program. Hours are determined by the QUEST Program Services Director based on enrollment.

  • During the school year, On Optional Teacher Workdays, Required Teacher Workdays & Annual Leave Days (Days that schools are closed to students QUEST is open for Full Days) Group Leaders must be available to work anytime between 6am-6pm, Monday through Friday according to the Catawba County Schools calendar. Work hours may fluctuate to meet the needs of enrolled children.

  • During Summer QUEST, Group Leaders must be available to work anytime between 6am-6pm, Monday through Friday

  • Group Leaders independently maintain appropriate supervision of a group of 13-24 children as defined by the NC Child Care regulations and plan and conduct age-appropriate activities.

  • Maintain proper supervision of students at all times in accordance with Section .1800 of the NC Child Care Regulations and the QUEST/ Catawba County Schools Student Code of Conduct discipline policies. Provide appropriate discipline when needed and in accordance with Section .1800 of the NC Child Care Regulations and the QUEST/ Catawba County Schools Student Code of Conduct discipline policies.

  • Maintain staff/child ratios in compliance with all licensing requirements at all times.

  • Assist the QUEST Program Coordinator with food service and or CACFP duties and associated sanitation tasks.

  • Assist the QUEST Program Coordinator with planning and implementing age appropriate activities during the School Year and Summer QUEST.

  • Organize and maintain activity areas, materials and supplies, and equipment needed for daily activities. Keep the QUEST Program Coordinator advised of equipment and materials that need to be replaced or repaired.

  • Assist the QUEST Program Coordinator in keeping the program area clean, which includes sweeping, mopping and sanitizing floors, tables and bathrooms; maintaining proper use and storage of school/QUEST equipment.

  • Handle discipline problems according to the QUEST/ Catawba County Schools Student Code of Conduct discipline policies.

  • Other duties as assigned by the QUEST Program Coordinator, QUEST Assistant Program Coordinator or QUEST Central Office Staff.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma required and must be at least 18 years old.
  • Experience with elementary/ middle school children preferred.
  • Basic School Age Child Care Training required within 3 months of hire date, CPR and First Aid training required within six weeks of hire date and Annual Professional Development training

Pay/Hourly Wage

$12.00 per hour

How to Apply

Go to: https://nc.teachermatch.org/jobsboard.do?districtId=270151618
In the “KEYWORDS” box type “QUEST”
You may scroll through this list to find QUEST positions

  • We almost always have QUEST Group Leader positions vacant
  • Less often we may also post Assistant Program Coordinator and Program Coordinator Positions -Once you find the specific QUEST position you want to apply for, just click on the “Paper and Pencil” icon beside the job title

This opens the application software

-Click on a green button labeled “Apply”

-Continue through each section of the application

*All areas of the application will not have anything to do with our QUEST positions
-You will be asked to list at least the names of 3 professional references along with their email address and phone numbers.

Open Date

July 16th 2020

Childrens ResourceQUEST Group Leaders