After School Educator - Part-time

Posting ID : A1068462276
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Nonprofit

Job Title: Part Time After School Educator Classification: Part-Time (25 hrs/wk)
Reports to: Assistant Program Manager Days/Times: M-F (1:45 pm -- 6:45 pm)
Status: Non-Exempt (hourly)

Summary
Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Manager, the Part Time Educator will be responsible to help lead, implement, and monitor after school programs for assigned groups of youth in accordance with the division's strategic plan. This is a 10 month position and successful completion of the 10 month program will make the After School Educator eligible to work full-time in the Summer Camp program from June through August each year.

Essential job functions and job requirements:

Lead, implement and monitor youth development programs for assigned groups to include components related to leadership and character development, health and wellness artistic/cultural development, academic enrichment, college/vocational preparation, civic engagement/community service and personal/social development.
Utilize personal strengths and talents to promote cooperative learning skills among youth participants.
Maintain and secure accurate student data records for assigned group of youth.
Encourage parents/guardians to assist in classroom activities, and other related events/functions.
Gather all instructional materials required for the classroom curriculum.
Provide conflict resolution techniques and/or negotiation strategies for participating youth utilizing evidence-based curriculum.
Attend mandatory professional development workshops, training and conferences to increase content area competencies and meet training requirements of regulatory bodies such as Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS), OSHA, DOH, etc. Note: Some mandatory trainings may occur on weekends and school breaks.
Understand and implement project-based learning.
Understand and implement the basic concepts of effective classroom management and positive youth development.
Proven reliability report to work in a consistent manner.
Proven accountability of self, to staff and youth in the program.
Ability to multi-task and utilize effective time management strategies
Experience creating and/or implementing effective lesson plans incorporating youth voice in any or all the following: social-emotional development, physical activity, leadership, health & wellness, STEM, arts and culture, or other positive youth development competencies.
Ability to work as a cooperative team member in an after school program setting: working with multiple staff persons.
Serve as a positive role model for youth.
Maintain positive and professional interactions with key stakeholders to the program and the agency.
Review and have a basic understanding of updated 2015 School-Age Care regulations.
Have access to consistently reliable transportation.
Willingness to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Supports management policies and procedures along with cooperating with and supporting other CPGR employees.
Develop a comprehensive understanding of OCFS regulations required of a staff member working in a NYS registered program.
Complete and submit all required health forms and background information prior to starting work in the program and every 2 years thereafter and ability to get verification of medical clearance (from licensed medical provider) prior to starting work in the program and every 2 years thereafter.
Submit verification of TB test (from licensed medical provider) prior to starting work and every year thereafter.
Complete at least 15 hours of training within the first 6 months of employment and a minimum of 30 hours in a 2-year period and all other trainings mandated by NYS OCFS.
Demonstrated ability to relate and interact with diverse youth coming from different social, economic and ethnic backgrounds.
Knowledge of youth developmental stages and experience in developing youth programs.
Ability to understand the development of curiosity, initiative and problem-solving skills in youth.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and organizational and interpersonal skills.
Good computer skills and working knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft word, Excel, etc.

PHYSICAL ELEMENTS

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

Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational skills of stooping, kneeling, walking, lifting, grasping, pulling, standing, talking, hearing, running.
Must be able to perform light work exerting up to 30 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
Must possess the visual acuity to perform extensive reading, monitor children's activities, and complete records.
Must be able to occasionally participate in sports and physical activities.
Employees may be required to travel short distances
Cognitive capabilities are needed for objective analysis of variable situations.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Associate's Degree in Childhood Education, Social Work, Recreation or a related field with no additional experience required
OR
High School diploma or its equivalent AND two years direct experience working with children under 13 years of age.

Must be cleared through an Employee background fingerprint Criminal History Review and the NY State Central Registry. Certification in CPR/First Aid is highly desired as is a valid driver's license (including ability to be cleared via a driving background check) and access to reliable transportation.

THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT. Nothing in this job description restricts CPGRs ability to assign, reassign or eliminate duties and responsibilities of this job at any time. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. This job description describes the agency's current assignment of essential functions. Those functions may change at any time, as the needs of the agency change or for other reasons deemed appropriate by the CPGR.

The Community Place of Greater Rochester, Inc. is committed to the recruitment of a workforce, which mirrors the diversity of recipients of agency services. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
Revised 08/2015


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