We are currently hiring for the following positions at the Athens Community Center. To apply, please click on the job title you are interested in. For questions or to request a paper application, please call Human Resources at 740-592-3367.

Before/After School Childcare Instructor

Position Responsibilities: Day care instructor for the before and after school program. This program will be in the mornings Monday – Friday 7:00am – 8:45am and in the afternoons Monday – Friday 3:15pm – 5:30pm. The Day Care Instructor will be responsible for the care of the children enrolled in the before and after school program. The Day Care Instructor will also be responsible for planning and implementing engaging learning activities for students in the after school program.

Responsibilities: Actively supervise children in the before and after school program. Plan activities and implement as needed. Supervise quiet time, free play activities, and playground time. Sign in and out participants in the before and after school program. Be actively responsible and engaged in classroom management and behavior. Clean used areas and toys at the completion of each day. Assist other child care programs such as child watch and toddler classes as needed.

The before and after school program follows the same closure schedule as the Athens City School District. 

Additional Requirements/Qualifications:

Education/Experience: High School Graduate. Experience working with children preferred. Experience with grades k-6 preferred. Excellent communication skills, personable, and energetic with parents and children in the programs.

Qualified candidate must have current CPR/First Aid Certification prior to hire. Additional training in communicable disease and child abuse prevention is also required and provided. Candidate must satisfactorily complete a BCI and FBI background check.

All new hires are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to employment with the City of Athens, OH. Limited exemptions may be granted for medical reasons, for deeply-held religious beliefs, or for deeply-held personal beliefs. 

The City of Athens, OH is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The City of Athens, OH understands the risk of exposure to COVID-19 and has taken many precautions to slow the spread of the virus. Facemasks and social distancing requirements are enforced. We must all do our part to minimize risk, but even with our best efforts, there is no guarantee that you can avoid exposure to COVID-19.

We prefer applicants apply online; however, paper applications are available upon request. Please call Human Resources at 740-592-3367 if you need to request a paper application.