OST Program Director - Lenexa Hills

Location US-KS-
ID 2024-2327
Children's Services
Benefits Category
Part Time - Partial Plus Benefits (30-39 hours)
Salary Min
USD $25.68/Hr.
Salary Max
USD $34.74/Hr.
Organizational Unit
Park & Recreation
Driving Status


Make a positive impact on the community by joining the Johnson County Park and Recreation District team and help us enhance the lives of thousands through excellence in parks, recreation, culture, education, and public service. As a JCPRD employee, you'll be part of a locally, regionally, and nationally acclaimed organization that annually hosts nearly 7 million park visitors and engages nearly 3 million participants in 4,000+ programs. With excellent benefits, retirement plans, employee incentives, and a great organizational culture, JCPRD is building a thriving park and recreation system that inspires play, culture, and education, supporting healthy and fulfilling lives for all. Come work where you play!


Job Description

  • This position is responsible for daily care and administration of children in before and after school enrichment program located within the elementary school setting; screen, hire, train, and develop all staff associated with program; Purchase program supplies, equipment, and food items within budgetary guidelines; Ensure the general health, welfare, and well-being of each child.
  • Plan daily lessons and maintain Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) requirements for both staff and children; Schedule and accompany off-site field trips.
  • Responsible for being a good communicator to all children, parents, administration, supervisors, and co-workers, providing excellent customer service.
  • Enroll and attend 15 hours of off-site in-service annually. Learn and observe all JCPRD guidelines, policies, and procedures.


Employment Incentives: 

  • Excellent medical, dental & vision benefits package, KPERS benefit pension plan, Employer-paid parental/caregiver leave, Tuition reimbursement, Family discounts for childcare, camps, rentals, and classes, Free fitness access at Mill Creek Activity Center and Roeland Park Activity Center, Golf privileges at either of the JCPRD owned courses, Referral bonus program, 10 Paid Holidays and 3 Personal Holidays. 


Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 6-8 hour split shifts (7am-9:00am and 2:00pm-6:00pm), 30 - 35 hours per week. 


Location: Lenexa Hills Elementary; 8650 Haven St. Lenexa, KS 66219


Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.  Scheduling and shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Job Requirements

Minimum Job Requirements:

One year of experience with school age children in an organized setting.  Qualified candidates must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices.  Self-motivation and ability to prioritize personal responsibilities and accomplish job tasks with autonomy from close supervision, as well as leadership and supervisory skills required. 


Preferred Job Requirements:

Preferred - Bachelor’s degree required in Education, Physical Education, Administration of Parks and Recreation, Early Childhood, Child Psychology, or relevant field.

Relevant experience may be substituted for education.


JCPRD requires reference/background screening for all positions.  Specified criteria may vary by Department.


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