Job Posting Description, Safe Harbor - Before School Care (19-20 school year)
Contact Information
Human Resources - Sarah Painter
408 South Carroll Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
Job Locations
Multiple Buildings
Application Open: 09/11/2019, Filing Deadline: 11/29/2019
Available Jobs
 Job # Description
139 Safe Harbor-Before Schl Care Assistant (19-20 sy)

Assignment Category:                   Part Time

Immediate Supervisor:                  Site Coordinator

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 school personnel, students and their records.
  • 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 learning process, including participation in professional development classes.
  • Work with other staff members as a team.

Basis Responsibilities

  • Exhibit an understanding of Safe Harbor procedures and goals.
  • Maintain an inviting, safe, orderly environment.
  • Be responsible for classroom management and student discipline.
  • Be responsible for maintenance of area.
  • Know emergency procedures.

Specific Duties

  • Monitor and open door; sign-in students for AM Safe Harbor (these duties are not to be assigned to students).
  • Monitor student behavior in classrooms, hallways, bathrooms, etc.
  • Supervise bathroom breaks.
  • Provide staff-supervised, activities such as games, 
  • Storytime, coloring, cartoons, small projects, youth appropriate TV viewing (G rated) and Minds-In-Motion Maze activities
  • Provide recreation activities in the gym, if available or outside if weather permits and appropriate staffing is available.
  • Make proper use of Disciplinary Referral forms when necessary.
  • Maintain good communication with the Site Coordinator.
  • Collection of AM payments, and recording AM census (any issues regarding payments are the responsibility of the Site Coordinator).
  • Maintain communication log for the Safe Harbor Coordinator i.e. special notes about student issues that affect school day or after school such as toileting accidents, parent communication issues, a sick child, AM needs and supplies.  If there are pressing issues that will affect day school contact Site Coordinator / Safe Harbor Administration immediately.

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Excellent record in previous employment.
  • Annual TB test and criminal background check, drug test, CPR/First Aid, Abuse Training
  • Previous experience working with children a necessity.

Salary and Benefits

 Payment Type:                  Hourly, 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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