Job Posting Description, Hours for Ours Site Coordinator
Contact Information
Human Resources - Sarah Painter
408 South Carroll Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
219-873-2000
spainter@mcas.k12.in.us
 
Job Locations
Multiple Buildings
 
Application Open: 09/25/2017, Filing Deadline: 10/13/2017
 
Available Jobs
 Job # Description
139 Hours for Ours Site Coordinator

Professional Standards

  • Respect students and staff.
  • Respect confidentiality of staff, school personnel, and students.
  • Be sensitive to children of different races, ethnic and religious backgrounds.
  • Contribute to the effort to involve parents in their child’s educational progress.
  • Display enthusiasm for the mentoring, out-of-school time programming and learning process, including participation in professional development sessions.
  • Work with Safe Harbor/Hours for Ours and Michigan City Area Schools staff members as a team.
  • Communicate effectively with staff, building personnel, parents, volunteers, instructors, community members, etc.
  • Meet attendance requirements and standards.

Basic Responsibilities

  • Exhibit an understanding of Safe Harbor and Hours for Ours procedures and goals.
  • Support MCAS and program missions, policies and initiatives.
  • Maintain an inviting, safe, orderly environment.
  • Responsible for classroom and student behavior management.

Specific Duties

  • Coordinate and facilitate program at assigned school site(s) between students, families, mentors and building staff.
  • Implement program policies/guidelines in regards to students, families, mentors and the educational setting.
  • Problem-solve program or case challenges utilizing administrative staff support.
  • Communicate with families to secure program forms.
  • Communicate with mentors on a regular basis, including calling to remind them of weekly meetings or letting them know if their mentee is absent.
  • Collect and report on required student data.
  • Keep Mentor/Mentee Contact Hour Log up to date.
  • Assist in the recruitment and orientation of new mentors; promote Hours for Ours in the community.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Reliable transportation
  • Previous experience working with students.  Desire to make a positive difference and be a positive influence in student's lives.  Understanding and experience in an educational setting.  A positive employment history and recommendations from a previous supervisor. 
  • Physical ability to engage in the cultivation of student’s academic success.
  • State and local employment requirements: background check, viewing of “Blood Borne Pathogens” video and review of MCAS Blood Borne Pathogens Exposure Plan.

 The Michigan City Area Schools does not discriminate on the basis of the Protected Classes of race, color, national origin, sex (including transgender status, sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, age, religion, military status, ancestry, or genetic information, which are classes protected by Federal and/or State law (collectively, "Protected Classes"). This includes the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs, and/or activities, or, if initially occurring off Corporation grounds or outside the Corporation's employment opportunities, programs and activities, affecting the Corporation's environment. For further information, clarification, or complaint, please contact the MCAS School Administration, 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Title IX (gender equity related issues); or Special Education Director , 408 S. Carroll Avenue, Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000 for Section 504 (non-discrimination/disability issues and Americans with Disabilities). Any other information concerning the above policies may be obtained by contacting the Superintendent, Dr. Barbara Eason-Watkins, 408 S. Carroll Ave., Michigan City, Indiana 46360 at (219) 873-2000.

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