Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017 4:13 PM
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT TITLE : After School STEAM Program Leader (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) DEPARTMENT : Community Programs -Girls Resource Center & Eureka! CLASSIFICATION : Regular Part-time 26 Hours per week during the school year; up to 40 Hours per Week for 4 weeks in summer REPORTS TO: Program Coordinator FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt SALARY: $16/hour + Fringe Benefits SCHEDULE : Must be available from 2-6 Monday- Thursday during the school year; Monday through Friday in the summer with hours to be determined SUPERVISES: None POSITION AVAILABLE: 12/4/2017 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled First review of Resumes: 11/22/2017 SCOPE AND CHALLENGES: The Middle School Program Leader is a creative, flexible, fun, professional able to teach a diverse array of concepts, and able to communicate with both students and adults. Above all, this person has the enthusiasm and ability to learn how to deliver curriculum, spark curiosity, creativity and confidence in all students. The Middle School Program Leader is responsible for developing and delivering academic and enrichment instruction for up to 20 students in gender-specific afterschool spaces for the 2017-2018 school year at the Girls Resource Center in downtown Oakland, at our satellite location in East Oakland- Concordia Park or from one of our school sites in East Oakland or San Leandro. STEAM Program Leader staff will facilitate engaging STEAM programming to girls in 6th -8th grade who are enrolled in our Eureka! Program and at the Girls Resource Center. The STEAM program leader facilitate engaging classes in STEAM through hands on activities, field trips, and career exposure. They will facilitate 3 days a week at the Girls Resource Center and one day out of the Girls Inc. satellite location in East Oakland. This program Leader will be on call for subbing for other sites at least one Friday a month. In addition to those duties, all Program Leaders will support girls' academic progress. They will work with their peers and supervisors to coach girls to develop their organization, time management, and study skills while provide homework assistance in math, science, history/social science, English and writing. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES . Plan, modify and deliver daily STEAM lessons to meet program goals for up to 20 students that will spark curiosity, creativity, independence, positive risk-taking and confidence in girls (4 days per week during the school year, daily facilitation in the month of July). . Create a safe, respectful youth development based learning environment. . Create and review weekly lesson plans with the Program Site Coordinator prior to delivery. . Develop creative and engaging projects to enhance students' learning. . Create lesson plans that are culturally relevant for a diverse population of students. . Implement lessons aligned with the Common Core State Standards and Youth Development practices. . Organize classroom to facilitate independence, leadership and self-control in students. . Participate in quarterly evening or weekend events and fieldtrips with participants and their families. . Supervise youth at STEAM related field trips to technology related businesses, community organizations, museums, etc. . Work closely with Program Site Coordinators and school staff to track participants' progress. . Supervise and support adult and teen volunteers. . Work as a team member with Program Site Coordinator, Program Manager, and other Program Instructors. . Collaborate with community partners to supplement program activities . Participate in mandatory weekly staff development, consultation, training, and team meetings. . Maintain organization of program space and communal supplies and paperwork. . Effectively utilize prep time to prepare for activities and classroom observations. . Assist with administrative tasks as needed including recruitment, orientations, materials organization, and lesson plan preparation. . Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS . Experience in working and/or volunteering with middle school youth. . A desire to support students in improving their interest in STEAM subjects and growth in academic skills . Effective verbal and written communication skills necessary to work with children, families, and volunteers. . Commitment of at least through the 2017-18 school year. . Ability to spark curiosity, creativity, and confidence in students. . Ability to manage up to 20 students in a safe, respectful and inclusive environment. . Open to gaining new knowledge and skills. . Basic computer skills. . Ability to bend, lift, and move up to 20 lbs. . Employment is contingent upon showing proof of 48 college units or passing the Instructors Aide test. . Department of Justice clearance based on fingerprinting submission. . Proof of TB test within the last four years. . A valid California Driver's License, access to a reliable vehicle and proof of automobile liability insurance with minimum policy requirements established by Girls Inc. . Bilingual Spanish/English preferred. BENEFITS: Employer pays partial standard medical plan and provides vacation, sick, and holiday pay prorated to employees FTE. TO APPLY , email: Cover Letter and Resume to firstname.lastname@example.org Please Note: Employment is contingent upon a State Driver's license and good driving record. Fingerprinting and a criminal background check required. TB clearance is needed. Girls Incorporated is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer B Girls Inc. of Alameda County's mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Since 1958, we have responded to the unique needs of girls aged 5-18. We empower girls in underserved communities, equipping them to navigate gender, economic, and racial barriers and grow into healthy, educated, and independent adults. All programs are developmentally appropriate, supporting girls' changing needs as they grow. From literacy activities in elementary school, to exciting hands-on science projects in middle school, to building leadership skills and college readiness in high school, Girls Inc. girls receive the support and the opportunities they need to thrive. Poised for growth, the Girls Inc. of Alameda County's operating budget is $6.9M with 110 staff in our downtown Oakland Simpson Center for Girls and in more than 20 schools and satellite centers across Alameda County.
• Location: East Bay, Oakland
• Post ID: 92385752 eastbay