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JOB TITLE: School Recreation Assistant – Expanded Learning Department – Applicant Pool

WORK YEAR: Part time: Variable up to 2 after school hours per day/11 months

START DATE: As soon as possible after interview

SALARY: Salary Schedule 05, Range 3, $15.48 – $21.78/hr. Placement dependent upon experience.

BENEFITS: Vacation and sick leave accrued

AREA OF ASSIGNMENT: Various Middle Schools sites in Butte County – Expanded Learning Program

TO APPLY: Visit:

DEADLINE: This position is open until filled; to receive full consideration, please apply by Thursday, August 11, 2022

Under general direction of assigned management employee and with guidance by designated school site management and/or certificated staff, the School Recreation Assistant is an individual who provides learning experiences for elementary and middle school students and possesses the skills necessary for organizing and conducting successful, program activities and events, and monitoring of students. The School Recreation Assistant works variable hours, days, and weeks.

Receives general supervision from management or the assigned certificated supervisor.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: [May include, but is not limited to the following]
1. Assist tutoring of students in academic subjects, such as reading, writing, math, and other areas during required homework hour
2. Assist planning and implementation of recreational activities
3. Work effectively with students in extended learning activities and assist with behavior management, discipline, interpersonal actions, and act as a role model
4. Support environments that are safe, healthy, and conducive to student learning
5. Assist recruitment and enrollment of students into after school programs and activities
6. Gather and maintain necessary student participation documentation
7. Participate in staff training and professional development opportunities
8. Local and regional travel as necessary to fulfill After School grant requirements
9. Assist each participating student to achieve a high level of skill, and appreciation for the values of discipline and sportsmanship, and an increased level of self-esteem
10. Perform related duties as assigned by supervisor

1. Techniques and methods of tutoring learning experiences of children and youth
2. Competence in care and prevention of injuries, basic first aid and emergency
3. Techniques and methods of student supervision and behavior management
4. Cultural and physical differences and needs of children in assigned activities

1. Work effectively with students of differing ages, abilities, and backgrounds
2. Establish and maintain effective working relations with program and school personnel
3. Communicate effectively in oral and written expressions
4. Physically perform job tasks
5. Follow directions and function within program and school policies and procedures

1. High School Diploma or GED
2. Two years (48 completed units) college level course work, preferred, in recreation, psychology, health, or other related fields; or Associate’s degree or higher; or Passage of a Butte County Office of Education approved comprehensive Local Assessment Test (CODESP); or Passage of another district approved Local Assessment Test.
3. Experience assisting implementation of children and/or youth programs and activities.
4. Must have valid First Aid and CPR certification

Occasional (less than 25%)
Ability to stand for extended periods of time
Often (25 – 50%)
Ability to bend and twist, stoop, kneel, run and crawl
Ability to lift 40 pounds
Ability to carry 25 pounds
Very Frequent (76%)
Ability to work at a desk, conference table, or in meetings of various configurations
Ability to see for purposes of reading printed matter and observing students
Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels
Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand
Ability to operate office equipment
Ability to reach in all directions

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

NOTE: This list of essential functions and physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary in accordance with the requirements of the job.

Assist in one or more classrooms, but may also provide supervision in hallways, playground, lunchroom or various locations on campus.

1. To comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new employees must provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States.

Upon offer of employment you will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination OR consent to weekly testing

TO APPLY: Visit:
Online applications only; no paper copies will be accepted. All online applications must be accompanied by the following attachments;
Incomplete applications will not be accepted
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• Three letters of recommendation required, current letters preferred
• Two years (48 completed units) college level course work in recreation, psychology, health, or other related fields; or Associate’s degree or higher; or passage of a Butte County Office of Education approved comprehensive Local Assessment Test (CODESP); or passage of another district approved NCLB Local Assessment Test.


Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Handicapped IX Employer
Deaf individuals may use the toll-free California Relay Service (CRS). If you have a TTY: (530) 532-5650. If you do not have a TTY: 1-800-735-2922. Upon CRS connection, ask for 530-532-5785 for more information about this recruitment.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 15.48
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 21.78