• Year-round, before and after school, licensed child care program from 4.9 to 12 year olds
  • Twelve month work year for most staff in this position.
  • Part-Time (PM hours: 2-5/5:30 pm, 18- 20 hrs/wk).
  • Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required.
  • Employment, responsibilities, compensation, or any other factor may be affected by changes in governmental regulations, the agency’s contracts, or at agency discretion.

SALARY:  Range of Steps 1 – 4: $15.29/hr - $16.96/hr   Initial Salary Placement: Step 1.

DEADLINE TO APPLY:    Ongoing Recruitment.


  • One year experience working with children
  • Current certification in Pediatric CPR (yearly), Pediatric First Aid (yearly) and Preventive Health which is acceptable to Community Care Licensing (Health and Safety code 1596.866).
  • Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English.


  • Three semester units Child Development acceptable to licensing with grade of “C” or better.
  • A California Driver’s License, daily use of an automobile, and automobile liability insurance.


  • Plan and conduct group activities based on the Surround Care curriculum.*
  • Supervise and interact with children in a positive manner.*
  • Develop and maintain learning centers which reflect the interests and needs of the children enrolled in the program.*
  • Provide a wide variety of experiences for children with an emphasis on active participation.*
  • Use sensitivity and good judgment when interacting with children and parents.*
  • Accomplish other duties as assigned to create and maintain a quality school age program.*
  • Work effectively with other team members.*
  • Actively participate in in-service training.*
  • Provide a well-supervised, safe environment.*
  • Work with the children to maintain a clean environment both inside and outside.*
  • Cooperate with the Surround Care Teacher in planning, supervision, and implementation of the program.*
  • Provide a clean and sanitary facility (inside and out) on a daily basis according to Options center based cleaning checklist.*
  • Read and implement all agency and program policies and procedures.*
  • Plan or participate in planning and implementing parent meetings and activities, including Family Nights.
  • Recruit, train and supervise parents and other volunteers.
  • Promote full enrollment, and participate in recruitment of children as directed.*
  • Accurately complete all assigned paperwork and documentation, on a timely basis, according to agency policies and procedures.*
  • Assist the Surround Care Teacher as needed.*
  • Other duties as assigned.

*  Denotes essential job functions


  • Works under direction of the Surround Care Site Director and the Surround Care Education Coordinator

Benefits: Options for Learning provides flexible spending credits which can be applied toward the purchase of any of the following: Medical, Dental, Vision, Supplemental Life Insurance, Legal Assistance Plan, AFLAC, Dependent Care, 403(b) Retirement Savings, or a Cash out option.  Options for Learning also provides 9 paid holidays, Paid Personal Time Off, Basic Life Insurance coverage, Long Term Disability and an Employee Assistance Program at no additional cost to its employees. 



*Please list any volunteer experience under work experience

Division: Surround Care
This is a non-management position
This is a part time position

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