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Careers

At Tamassee DAR School it is all about the children and their families! We seek professional servant-minded people that desire to be a part of our child-centered and family-focused environment.

As a nationally accredited children and family service organization, we are committed to providing the highest quality of programs and services possible for the those we serve.  If you are interested in helping us create opportunities for students to be successful, valued, and respected—we need you to join our family!

Compensation is based on position and experience.  Eligible employees are offered a benefits package that includes health insurance, 401K plan, paid vacation, paid sick leave, and up to 12 paid holidays.

Join our Team! Should you see a position that you are interested in pursuing, please click on the application button and complete the employment application packet.  Resumes are welcome but do not replace the application.   Applications are required prior to scheduling an interview.  Please send your completed packet to Jan Honeycutt in our Human Resources Office at janh@tdarschool.org or by fax at 864.944.0097.

Mail:
Tamassee DAR School
c/o Jan Honeycutt, Human Resources Officer
PO Box 8
Tamassee, SC  29686

EARLY CHILDHOOD LEARNING TEACHER

DEPARTMENT:  Early Childhood Learning

SUPERVISOR:  Early Childhood Learning Director/Coordinator

CLASSIFICATION:  Hourly

Qualifications:  Early Childhood Learning Teachers shall be at least 18 years of age.  Teachers must have, or be actively working towards an Early Childhood Development Degree, Diploma or Certificate.  They must have the ability to be assertive and the ability to plan and organize appropriate age related classroom activities with patience and flexibility.  Have a love and understanding of young children.

Overview:  We are looking for an Early Childhood Learning Teacher to encourage the healthy intellectual and psychological growth of the children in our facilities. You will teach and supervise them while also motivating them to use their mental capacities and exercise their imagination.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Submit weekly lesson plans and activities to be approved by the ECL Director/Coordinator.
  • Plan, prepare, organize and implement games, activities, and special events.
  • Design and follow a full schedule of activities and discover suitable teaching material
  • Use a wide range of teaching methods (stories, media, indoor or outdoor games, drawing etc.) to enhance the child’s abilities.
  • Attend mandatory training throughout the year as required by organization and licensing agencies.   Twenty-six hours required annually.
  • Observe children’s interactions and promote the spirit of concord
  • Assist with homework and evaluate children’s performance to make sure they are on the right learning track.
  • Collaborate with other colleagues and supervision.
  • Adhere with teaching standards and safety regulations as established by the official sources.
  • Remain in constant communication with parents and update them on the progress of their children.
  • Clean and organize room for the next day.
  • Dress according to TDAR school dress code.
  • Arrive at scheduled time and be prepared to work.
  • Attend all staff meetings and trainings.
  • Assist ECL Director/Coordinator in any other areas as may be deemed necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned and expected by supervision and management.

SUMMER DAY CAMP COUNSELOR

REPORTS TO:  Day Camp Director

DEPARTMENT:  Afterschool/Summer

CLASSIFICATION:  hourly (part-time/temporary)

Join our team and help us create memorable experiences! Tamassee DAR School is a non-profit children’s and family service organization that has been a place of hope and learning for children in need for 100 years. At Tamassee DAR School it is all about the children and their families! We seek professional servant-minded people that desire to be a part of our child-centered and family-focused environment.

Day Camp Counselor Overview

We are looking for energetic Day Camp Counselors to encourage the healthy intellectual and psychological growth of the children in our programs. You will teach and supervise them while also motivating them to use their mental capacities and exercise their imagination. This position strives for success and high quality of work being mindful that all personal and professional actions should reflect positively on the School.

Day Camp Counselor Qualities

Ability to work with children to grow in character, experiences and insights • Ability to guard the health and well-being of campers at all times • Prior experience working with children • Enthusiastic, Responsible, Dependable, Level-Headed, Flexible, and Calm in all situations • Have a High School Diploma or equivalent • Have a valid driver’s license • CPR/First Aid Certified OR willing to become certified before the summer begins • Housing available

Day Camp Counselor Responsibilities

Work with group of campers and provide a fun, safe and exciting camp experience • Cooperate with fellow Counselors and Program Administration • Greet families and campers upon arrival • Support leadership in establishing rules and emergency procedures with campers • Participate in all camp activities • Help out where needed and lead activities when asked to by leadership

 As a nationally accredited children and family service organization, we are committed to providing the highest quality of care possible for the children we serve. If you are interested in helping us create opportunities for children to be successful, valued, and respected — we need you to join our family!

 To Apply

Download application packet and clearance forms at www.tdarschool.org.

Complete and submit one of ways:

Via mail to:  Tamassee DAR School, Human Resources, PO Box 8, Tamassee, SC 29686,

Via Fax to: 864-944-0097,

Via Email to: janh@tdarschool.org

If you prefer, you may also apply at Indeed.com.

THRIFT STORE ASSOCIATE

DEPARTMENT:  Thrift Store

REPORTS TO:  Thrift Store Manager

CLASSIFICATION:  Hourly

The Store Associate is responsible for the overall operation of the sales floor.  This position is supervised by the Thrift Store Manager. Working professionally with co-workers, children, community, volunteers and donors with a positive attitude toward all aspects of the position; striving for success and a high quality of work being mindful that all personal and professional actions should reflect positively on the School.

Qualifications

High School diploma or the equivalent; past experience in retail display and sales is a plus.  An honest, reputable nature is a must with the ability to plan, organize and work well with others.

Service Responsibilities

  1. Pick up and delivery
  2. Store environment, sales
  3. Receivables as needed
  4. Other 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Ensure that each guest receives outstanding guest service by providing a guest friendly environment, including greeting and acknowledging every guest, maintaining outstanding standards, solid product knowledge and all other components of guest service.
  2. Maintain an awareness of all product information, merchandise promotions, test merchandise and advertisements.
  3. Assist in floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and store housekeeping.
  4. Assist in processing and replenishing merchandise; participate in receiving and monitoring floor stock; ensure re-wraps are done promptly.
  5. Adhere to all company policies, procedures and practices, including signing, pricing, and loss prevention.
  6. Accurately and efficiently complete all sales transactions and maintain proper cash and media accountabilities at POS registers.
  7. Communicate guest requests to management.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, and crouching all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.