Flex Academy, Out of School Care Educator

  • Permanent
  • Kelowna

Website HCOS Flex Academy

In this Christ-focused, campus-based program, we are combining the best of classroom experience with the versatility of online tools to develop a hybrid model of education that makes education as expansive and flexible as possible.

In this Christ-focused, campus-based program, we are combining the best of classroom experience with the versatility of online tools to develop a hybrid model of education that makes education as expansive and flexible as possible. We are building a dream team of teachers, support staff, and administrative leaders that exemplify innovative thinking, relational drive, and courageous connection.  See our video here: https://hcos.ca/love-about-flex

Flex Academy, a division of HCOS, has an opening for an Out of School Care Educator position geared to develop and facilitate meaningful out-of-school care programs for students in Grades K-5.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, plan, and facilitate the Flex Academy “Sparks” After School Care Program in a creative, engaging, and supportive manner
  • Develop, plan, and facilitate the Flex Academy “Sparks” Kids Camps during Professional Development Days and School Breaks
  • Develop engaging learning and play opportunities for students
  • Develop and maintain a relational atmosphere where students experience connection with one another and with staff in a safe and creative learning space
  • Listen and respond to families, staff, and stakeholders using professional etiquette to maintain timely and supportive communication with families
  • Ensure activities, spaces, and procedures are in line with Interior Health licensing requirements for after school care
  • Adhere to HCOS processes and policies, developing and implementing all programs in alignment with the values and ethos of HCOS: Flex Academy

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years working with children
  • Experience planning activities for children
  • Must have a valid First Aid certificate (e.g., Emergency Child Care First Aid & CPR)
  • Food Safe Certification
  • Demonstrate alignment with the following attitudes and attributes:
    • Alignment with our Biblical Attributes & demonstrates a commitment to, and a lifestyle reflective of, the KCCS Foundational Beliefs.
    • Collaborative and team-oriented
      • Demonstrated alignment in supporting team goals over individual aims
      • Teachable, humble, self-reflective, and encouraging
    • Creative and Innovative
      • Intrinsically motivated, diligent, adaptable, and solutions-oriented
      • Eager to think beyond traditional modalities of education and to be a part of creating something new
    • Relationally Competent
        • Alignment with our HCOS Teacher ProfileDemonstrated strength in emotional intelligence and interpersonal awareness
        • Proficiency with, or a willingness to learn, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook), Google Workspace (Docs, Slides, Forms)
  • Commitment to continuous professional and personal development
  • Strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Working Conditions:

  • The working environment is versatile: the Out of School Care Educator will be required to be indoor, outdoor, standing, sitting, crouching, active, etc.
  • The hours will vary depending on season, camps, ProD,
  • Ability and stamina to do repetitive tasks and to lift up to 40 lbs

Salary from $20.80 to $25.97

Please apply online Flex Academy General Employee application or by copying and pasting this link into your browser:

https://forms.kccnet.ca/view.php?id=699493

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.