Job Posting Description, Safe Harbor - Middle School Site Coordinator (19-20 school year)
Contact Information
Human Resources - Sarah Painter
408 South Carroll Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
Job Locations
Barker Middle School
Application Open: 09/11/2019, Filing Deadline: 09/27/2019
Available Jobs
 Job # Description
139 Safe Harbor-Mdle Schl Site Coordinator (19-20 sy)

Assignment Category:                   Part Time

Immediate Supervisor:                  Program Manager

Organization Description

Safe Harbor is an out of school time enrichment program which inspires excellence in the leadership and academic skills of students through collaboration with families, school officials, and community partners. Safe Harbor I.N.S.P.I.R.E.S.   Safe Harbor provides an educational environment that is INCLUSIVE, engaging, holistic, and culturally responsive. Through NETWORKING with local, state wide, and national agencies  and organizations, Safe Harbor nurtures partnerships which expand the enrichment opportunities  of Michigan City students. Staff members provide emotional and developmental SUPPORT to  students and families through their commitment to social emotional development, resulting in the PERSONAL GRWTH of each student served. As a leader in INNOVATIVE enrichment  programming, Safe Harbor is dedicated to providing ongoing professional development for staff  members. Collaborative RELATIONSHIPS between the program staff, community partners,  and day school staff result in a dynamic EDUCATIONAL experience incorporating real world  context with conceptual learning. Safe Harbor ensures SAFETY for students and peace of mind  for families while providing top tier experiential and enrichment opportunities in the afterschool  hours/out of school time hours.

Professional Standards

  • Respect students and staff.
  • Respect confidentiality of staff, school personnel and students.
  • Communicate effectively with staff, building personnel, parents, volunteers, instructors, community members, businesses, etc.
  • Utilize conflict resolution and team dynamics strategies.
  • Contribute to the effort to involve parents in their child's educational progress.
  • Display enthusiasm for the learning process and after-school programming, including participation in professional development classes.
  • Demonstrate cultural inclusion and equity among all races, genders, ethnic and religious backgrounds.
  • Work with staff as a team.
  • Create and maintain a positive work environment.
  • Meet attendance requirements and standards as set forth in the Safe Harbor Program Handbook
  • Adhere to Safe Harbor protocol and policies at all time

Basis Responsibilities

  • Maintain an inviting, safe, orderly environment.
  • Exhibit an understanding of Safe Harbor procedures and goals.
  • Facilitate Safe Harbor weekly team planning meetings to address progress and concerns.
  • Monitor student behavior in classrooms, hallways, bathrooms, etc.
  • Utilize Disciplinary Referral forms and disciplinary procedures when necessary.
  • Adhere to the designated Safe Harbor activity schedule at all times

Specific Duties

  • Coordinate all aspects of the program to provide a balanced offering of activities and learning experiences for students.
  • Ensure that each rotation’s activity is pre-planned and implemented with enthusiasm
  • Assess student interests and talents of community members. Using this information, recruit enrichment teachers and volunteers.
  • Monitor and evaluate staff members, including volunteers and enrichment teachers, for proper child supervision, quality of service provision, and adherence to procedures. Each enrichment instructor must be accompanied by a Safe Harbor staff member at all times.
  • Recruit students and parents; promote Safe Harbor in the community.
  • Be actively engaged with contracting agencies to ensure success in all aspects of programming (homework/tutoring, recreation, enrichment, and personal development).
  • Conduct weekly staff meetings and provide opportunities for staff development. Ensure that all staff complete 12 hours of professional development each year.
  • Meet monthly with Program Supervisor.
  • Exhibit an understanding of emergency procedures. 
  • Establish a student advisory board to ensure input and support from student level
  • Become 100% proficient in the EzReport Data Collection system and maintain 100% accuracy in required reporting mechanisms.
  • Conduct drills and direct emergency activities should an actual emergency arise.
  • Communicate regularly with Plant Planning, school custodial staff, principal, secretaries and teachers concerning facility usage.
  • Keep accurate records of student attendance and times present. Send copies of attendance records to Food Services each month and to Development Manager every two weeks.
  • Evaluate program through the use of surveys, pre- and post-tests, monitoring of grades and test scores, etc.
  • Acquire and monitor necessary supplies to conduct program.
  • Involve parents, families and community members through special events.
  • Speak with parents when they pick up their child to maintain open lines of communication. Keep parents informed of any disciplinary problems injuries. Share successes.
  • Maintain budget and keep accurate financial records.
  • Communicate the established Safe Harbor behavioral expectations to students and parents. Work with staff members to enforce student behavior management in line with Safe Harbor procedures.
  • Complete additional tasks by designated deadlines as requested by the Program Supervisor.
  • Attend all mandatory trainings and seminars on Professional Development. No less than 12 hours per year
  • Complete and submit all reports, documents, schedules and records to designated sources within time and date restrictions. 

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent required, college preferred
  • Reliable transportation
  • Excellent record in previous employment
  • State and local employment requirements: police and DCS background check, viewing of "Bloodborne Pathogens" video and review of MCAS Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan
  • Previous experience working with children and supervisory experience a plus

Salary and Benefits

 Payment Type:                  $13.39 per hour, no benefits, grant-funded

 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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