The Enrichment Center - Day Program - Pottery POD Leader


  • Direct planning and supervision of all exhibits and competitions.

  • Assist with care of individuals served.

  • Observe and evaluate work to determine progress or to make suggestions for improvement.

  • Maintain class rosters and daily sign in/out sheets.

  • Helps individuals with disabilities create art.

  • Ensure safety through observation and prevention

  • Demonstrate teaching method and procedure to individuals served.

  • Keep pod area clean and organized.

  • Complete documentation related to individual served goals and submits to supervisor.

  • Select and complete purchase orders for supplies for classes.

  • Accompany individuals served on community outings or other related trips

  • Confer with supervisor, individual served and parent to resolve any concerns.

  • Prepare lesson plans and establish course goals

  • Present subject matter with a variety of methods and techniques.

  • Provide transportation.

  • Other duties as assigned by Manager.


  • Adaptability – Demonstrate a willingness to be flexible, versatile and/or tolerant in a changing environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Behave Ethically – Understand ethical behavior and business practices and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization.

  • Build Relationships – Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally to achieve the goals of the organization.

  • Communicate Effectively – Speak, listen, and write in a clear, thorough, and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.

  • Creativity/Innovation – Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities.

  • Focus on Client Needs – Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external clients to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters.

  • Foster Teamwork – Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.

  • Lead – Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.

  • Make Decisions – Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.

  • Organize – Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals and track details, data, information, and activities.

  • Plan – Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create, and implement action plans and evaluate progress and results.

  • Solve Problems – Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.

  • Think Strategically – Assess options and actions based on trends and conditions in the environment and the vision and values of the organization in the environment, and the vision and values of the organization.

  • Clean criminal background

  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, a variety of agency employees and the public.

  • Must be well organized.

  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation.

  • Knowledge of office administration procedures.

  • Ability to operate most standard office equipment.

  • Attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials; establishing priorities; and meeting deadline.

  • Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

  • Demonstrated ability in area of instruction (art, pottery, photography etc.)

  • Must successfully complete Alternatives to Restrictive Interventions, Person-Centered planning, CPR/First Aid, Overview of Developmental Disabilities, Learning Characteristics of Person’s with Intellectual Disabilities, Blood borne Pathogens and Seizure Training.

  • Proficiency in Internet software.

  • Proficiency in reading, writing and comprehending simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.

  • Proficiency in effectively presenting information in one-on-one and small group situations to care givers, individuals served and other employees of the organization

  • Proficiency in solving practical problems and dealing with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • Proficiency in interpreting a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and acceptable DMV report. Must keep updated auto insurance on file at all times with HR.

  • Understand and comply with all state and federal regulations related to services and programs offered.

  • Associates Degree or combination of education and experience in desired area.

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