Job Description

  • Position Type:
    School Support Staff

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    District Wide - Glendale, AZ

  • Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled

    To see a listing of all Peoria Unified School District Jobs please visit:
    Why Choose Peoria Unified: Since 1889, Peoria Unified School District has grown to serve over 37,000 students and nearly 4,000 employees as one of Arizona’s largest districts. We cater to the unique learning style of every student, from preschool through high school. Our District prides itself on excelling schools, award-winning teachers, high test scores, career and technical education programs, specialized Choice Programs, free all-day kindergarten, and championship athletic programs. We have a 95% high school graduation rate and are proud to be the first district in the state to receive the prestigious AdvancED Accreditation. We achieve such benchmarks by fostering a diverse workforce which values different ideas, is inclusive of all employees, and by maintaining that great family-feel we are known for. Sound like a team you want to join? Then read on!

    Position Title: KidZone Program Facilitator
    Supervisor: KidZone Director
    Term of Employment: 12 Months
    Salary Classification: 15

    Job Summary: Provides a well-organized and smooth-functioning program. Provides a positive atmosphere that is conducive to learning and relates to students in an empathetic, respectful, and consistent manner.

    Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    The following responsibilities tie into our strategic plan to include Student Success, Safety and Wellbeing, Stewardship of Community Resources, and Community Connection. We believe these four areas help us remain focused on Peoria Unified’s vision: Every Student, Every Day, Prepared to Shape Tomorrow.
    • Oversee KidZone staff and day to day operations.
    • Establish and maintain good rapport with students, employees, and community.
    • Create and maintain KidZone classroom rosters and class lists.
    • Plan, organize and supervise the duties of the staff.
    • Collect, verify and process KidZone registration forms.
    • Monitor KidZone payments and communicate with families regarding delinquencies.
    • Complete staff scheduling for all KidZone locations and EdCamp locations.
    • Schedule substitute staff as necessary.
    • Make necessary arrangements to accommodate children with special needs and health concerns.
    • Purchase and care for equipment and materials necessary to carry out planned activities.
    • Maintain accurate documentation for all KidZone purchases.
    • Monitor equipment to assure that it is in safe working order, arranging for repairs or replacement when needed.
    • Complete regular classroom observations and provide feedback to staff using quality assessment tools.
    • Assist in the facilitation of staff meetings.
    • Participate in interviewing and evaluating staff.
    • Participate it community outreach to promote program growth.
    • Fill in, as needed, for program staff.
    • Maintain accurate records of enrollment and attendance of the students.
    • Comply with DHS regulation to achieve satisfactory inspection reports by the Child Care Licensure Division of the Department of Health Services.
    • Annually, complete a minimum of 18 verifiable hours of approved training per Department of Health Services regulations.
    • Perform other duties as assigned or required.

    Knowledge And Skills:
    • Knowledge of applicable Federal, state, county and city statutes, rules, policies and procedures
    • Knowledge of applicable Peoria Unified School District and departmental policies and procedures
    • Knowledge of Word and Excel programming
    • Knowledge of Synergy

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Arizona Teacher Certification or Substitute Certificate preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Physical Education, Education, or related field preferred.
    • Minimum of one-year experience with school-age children in a group setting.
    • Effective communications skills.
    • Provide documentation of a negative Mantoux TB test.
    • Must meet staff qualifications to be a facilities director under Section R9-5-401 of the Arizona Administrative Code. Applicant must provide written documentation of one of the following:
      • High school or high school equivalency diploma & completion of at least 6 credit hours in early childhood, child development or closely related field in an accredited college or university or 60 actual hours of instruction.
      • N.A.C., C.D.A., C.C.P, or C.P.C. credential & at least 18 months of childcare experience;
      • Minimum of 24 credit hours from an accredited college or university, including at least 6 credit hours of course work in the areas of early childhood, child development, or closely related field & 18 months of childcare experience.
      • Associate degree from an accredited college or university in the areas of early childhood, child development or closely related filed & 6 months of childcare experience.
      • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in the areas of early childhood, child development or closely related field & 3 months of childcare experience.

    Other Requirements:
    • Must be able to pass a fingerprint and background check
    • May be required to work outside normal working hours
    • Must have at the time of application and must maintain a valid Arizona driver's license

    ADA Accommodations:
    Decisions regarding appropriate and reasonable accommodation(s) will be based upon the merits of each situation. The principle criteria will be that of effectiveness and safety.

    What We Offer: Peoria Unified School District offers a robust benefits package that can help increase your financial security, advance professionally, and promote a healthy, fulfilling life. We also participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). Some of the benefits offered include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurance, a Wellness Program, Paid Time Off, and discounts on many other services.
    Already Applied? Once you have applied to one of our openings, your information is shared with the site administrator or supervisor. Should they wish to discuss your qualifications further, they will contact you directly and schedule an interview. All job postings remain posted until filled.
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    The Peoria Unified School District recognizes that academic excellence is enhanced when students are exposed to a broad range of ideas, individuals and experiences. We are therefore committed to celebrating diversity and devoted to an inclusive environment for all employees regardless of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, national origin, military service, or other non-merit factors.

    Peoria Unified School District #11
    6330 W. Thunderbird Road
    Glendale, AZ 85306


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