Girls Inc GirlSMART Part Time Facilitator

Posting ID : A1068452737
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Education Teaching

Position Title: GirlSMART facilitator (2 positions open) Fort Caroline Elementary and Normandy Village Elementary Afterschool. Substitute Facilitator (2 positions open) POSITION REPORTS TO: GIRLSMART GRADE LEVEL DIRECTOR
SCOPE AND CHALLENGES The GirlSMART facilitator must possess excellent skills in coordination and delivery of an after school literacy based program for girls K-3. GirlSMART is designed to increase the reading skills and self-esteem of its participants, providing needed services and supports to students and their families through a holistic approach including daily after-school literacy activities, enrichment programs and parent involvement. The person in this position must be creative, flexible, positive and able to communicate with both girls and adults. Above all, this person must have the ability to spark curiosity, creativity, and confidence in young girls while supporting improvements in their academic outcomes.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Coordinate and deliver all services and supports as listed above
-Work with GRADE LEVEL DIRECTOR and program staff to correctly implement pre-created curriculum, while adjusting services to meet targeted girls
- Implement creative engaging literacy based lesson plans for 3-4 hour long classes Mon-Fri
-Ensure quality programs and instruction by supporting activity and lesson plans with Group Leaders
-Work closely with Grade Level Director, to ensure high quality special events for girls, families and school personnel
-Track participant reading progress for monthly, quarterly and year-end program reports
-In conjunction with Grade Level Director and Site Leaders, develop and implement specific strategies to improve grade level reading of each participant
-Work collaboratively with school personnel to ensure quality program delivery
-Assist supervision of GirlSMART volunteers
-Participate in staff and program team meetings one to two times weekly (depending on need up to 5 hours a week)
-Perform other duties as assigned
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
-Ability to motivate, excite and spark curiosity and well-being in girls
-Demonstrated knowledge and experience in literacy development
-Knowledge and experience in youth development and after-school or educational settings Required
-Experience working with elementary school-age youth representing diverse cultures, ethnicities, and abilities
-Knowledge of and commitment to girl-centered programs
-Experience working with behavior management Ability to demonstrate proficiency with the MS Office Suite applications
-A valid Florida Drivers License, access to a reliable vehicle and proof of automobile liability insurance
-Ability to communicate effectively orally, auditory, visually, in writing and via computer with youth, teachers, coworkers, and volunteers
- Level 2 Background clearance from the Department of Justice
-Ability to bend, lift, move up to 10 lbs.
DESIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
-Bachelor's degree in education/ special education or related field (Not required)
-Two years experience working with children (Required)
-volunteer experience in the community
-May also be presently working towards an education degree to apply
- Must have CPR/First Aid certification
-Be able to make a full 180 day contract agreement for employment (August-June)

GIRLS INCORPORATED of JACKSONVILLE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

START DATE: This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled. To apply, please submit materials that detail your interest and unique qualifications. This position is 20 hours a week Mon-Fri 2:45-6pm (15 hours) with additional staff meetings 1/2 times weekly (up to 5 hours weekly) . Rate of pay $11hr

TO BE CONSIDERED APPLICANT MUST EMAIL THE FOLLOWING BY: August 1st , 2015
-Cover Letter
-Resume
-Three (3) professional references (2) personal references

e-mail resume to Lavender Morrison, GirlSMART Program Director: morrisonl@girlsincjax.org

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