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Rocky Mountain Elementary Site Program Assistant (Part-time)

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Rocky Mountain Elementary Site Program Assistant (Part-time)

About REC
Riverside Education Centers (REC) is a private, non-profit corporation 501(c)(3) that has been serving the community since 2006, providing structured tutoring and diverse enrichment activities in the after-school hours for academically and financially qualifying 1st-12th grade students in order to improve academic achievement and foster positive social and emotional development in a safe and supportive environment.


A Site Program Assistant is responsible for supporting the Site Manager with overseeing fifty to seventy elementary, middle, or high school students at individual schools in the after-school hours. Site Program Assistant works to assist managers and act as the point of contact for grant specific enrichment programming while the Site Manager (Afterschool Program Manager) is primarily accountable for academic and family engagement programming. 

Physical demands associated with tutoring and enrichment activities may include: sitting, standing, walking, alternative sitting or standing at will, lifting or carrying up to 25lbs, pushing/pulling, stooping, crouching, kneeling, crawling, and or


Job Responsibilities:

Enrichment Planning Responsibilities ( 10 hrs/week )

● Attend mandatory, in person, enrichment/SEL(BOTVIN) planning meetings with Enrichment team

● Point of contact for Enrichment Team about site enrichment programming (Field Trips, Bus, SEL, Onsite)

● Oversee REC programming fulfilling enrichment grant goals

● Facilitate SEL (BOTVIN) curriculum

● Coordinate onsite enrichment activities, specifically use and transportation of enrichment bins, skis and bikes

● Coordinate off site enrichment activities, specifically field trip logistics

● 5 hours per week mandatory office hours

● Other duties as assigned

Programming Responsibilities ( 15-20 hrs/ week)

● Perform responsibilities of Site Manager in the event they are absent from programming

● Accesses student information and attendance data

● Ensure the programming space is prepped before programming and left clean after programming

● Communicating information and directives to staff and students within the program

● Collaborating with manager to evaluate site tutors

● Assist Manager in holding weekly site staff meeting with an agenda and minutes

● Assist Manager in ensuring staff coverage and structure for effective tutoring environment

● Assist Manager to implement and oversee a Positive Behavior Support system

● Assist Manager to implement an effective student check-in/check-out process

● Other duties as assigned


● Strong academic base
● Proficiency in or capacity to learn Google Suite
● Prefer an individual who has experience working with assisting youth overcome barriers
● Strong leadership and organizational skills
● Ability to interact with people of all ages and cultural backgrounds
● Ability to work independently and as part of a team
● Strong ability to multitask
● Capable of being flexible when needed
● Effective oral and written communication skills
● Bilingual skills beneficial, but not mandatory

Position Details

Programming Hours:
● REC operates 16 after-school programs (9 elementary, 4 middle schools, 2 high schools) - operating hours vary based on location
● Elementary Schools- Tues- Thurs 4-6:30 pm, Fri 2-6:30 pm
● Middle and High Schools: Mon-Thu 3:15-6:15 pm
● One week (5 days) closure in December (unpaid)
● One week (5 days) closure in July (unpaid)
● 12-14 hours a week on average
● Additional one-two hours per month of in-person training outside of program hours
● Additional occasional 6-8 additional hours/month (Mondays, Fridays or Saturdays, depending on
program or when school is out of session)

Position Details:
● Part-time position (24-28 hours) following Mesa County School District 51’s school year (Fall and Spring
semesters) and a three-week summer program in June
● On-site hours during programming time during the school year, additional hours with other REC tasks
outlined above
● Ability to work three to four evenings after programming per semester, occasional Saturdays and other
non-school days for outdoor programming and field trips
● $18-$20/hour based on experience
● $20-$22/hr (Senior Level PA)
● Accrued HFWA Sick Leave. (1 hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 48 hours a year)
● $250/ month health stipend
● Aflac (optional)

Riverside Education Centers is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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