Job Posting Description, Safe Harbor - High School Homework Assistant
Contact Information
Human Resources - Sarah Painter
408 South Carroll Ave
Michigan City, IN 46360
Job Locations
High School
Application Open: 02/24/2020, Filing Deadline: (none)
Available Jobs
 Job # Description
139 Safe Harbor-High Schl Homework Asst (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.
  • Participate in Safe Harbor weekly team planning meetings to address progress and concerns.
  • Function as a liaison between day school teachers and parents/guardians.
  • Document student work, assist student with homework and track improvement.
  • Be responsible for maintenance of tutoring area.

Specific Duties

  • Assist in preparation and monitoring of daily snacks.
  • Assist with sign-in of students for Safe Harbor and specific classes.
  • Walk students to and from classes.
  • Monitor student behavior in classrooms, hallways, bathrooms, etc.
  • Supervise bathroom breaks.
  • Conduct proper use of Disciplinary Referral forms when necessary.
  • Meet with teachers and Site Coordinator regularly to track student homework, progress, etc.
  • Keep parents/guardians informed of student homework progress and improvements.
  • Complete other tasks as requested by the Site Coordinator.
  • Become familiar with on-line resources for academic enrichment and how to access them.

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma or GED, some college courses taken, up to and including an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree
  • Complete 60 hours of professional development, including MCAS/Safe Harbor sponsored trainings.
  • Be trained in Everyday Math and MyOn Reader
  • Reliable transportation
  • Previous experience working with children a necessity
  • Excellent record in previous employment
  • State and local employment requirements: police background check, viewing of "Blood Borne Pathogens" video and review of MCAS Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Plan

Salary and Benefits

 Payment Type:                  $9.10 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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