Program Instructor (girls Inc)

Posting ID : A1068505725
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Nonprofit

The Instructor is responsible for the planning, implementation, supervision and evaluation
of daily activities for girls in the Claymont school age program. Provides direction for the program and classroom, and implements program curriculum.

Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focus on Girls Inc.'s mission to "inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, providing. . . girls with life-changing experiences and solutions to the unique challenges girls face."
Other responsibilities include:

1.Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.
2.Designs and implements daily lesson/activity plans.
3.Supervises children, classroom, and all activities.
4.Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child.
5.Conducts parent conferences, and maintains positive relationships and effective communication with parents.
6.Maintains program site and equipment.
7.Maintains required program records.

Additional Responsibilities

1.Seek professional growth through training and complete annual training requirements as required for licensing -- half of which may be in-house Girls Incorporated training.
The Instructor is responsible for tracking and planning for annual training needs to be met by May 1st of each year.
2.Participates in periodic assessment of own performance -- developing goals and objectives.
3.Serve as a driver of Girls Inc. vehicles for transport -- delivering the girls to/from school and on field trips
4.Ensure the security of facilities, vehicles, and program participants at all times during program operation.
5.Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
To meet licensing requirements, the School Age Instructor must be at least 21 years of age and must meet one of the following qualifications:

A. At least a high school degree or its equivalent and successful completion of both "Training for Early Care and Education 1 & 2" and twelve (12) months of experience working with school age children in a group setting;

B. At least a high school degree or its equivalent and a valid School Age Site Assistance or School Age Coordinator credential that is current and has not expired and twelve (12) months of experience working with school age children in a group setting;

C. At least a high school degree or its equivalent and successful completion of the Delaware Department of Labor's Early Childhood Apprenticeship Program and twelve (12) months of experience working with school age children in a group setting;

D. At least a high school degree or its equivalent and successful completion of nine (9) college/university credits - three (3) in early childhood education, three (3) in child development and three (3) in behavior management and twelve (12) months of experience working with school age children in a group setting;

E. At least a high school degree with successful completion of a vocational/technical high school three (3) year program in early childhood education approved by Delaware's Department of Education and twelve (12) months of experience working with school age children in a group setting;

F. At least a high school degree or its equivalent and successful completion of a one (1) year early childhood diploma program from a two (2) year college and twelve (12) months of experience working with school age children in a group setting;

G. At least an Associate degree with six (6) college/university credits in child development, or early childhood education and three (3) months of supervised student teaching or twelve (12) months of experience working with school age children in a group setting; or

H. At least a Bachelor degree from a college or university including at least six (6) college/university credits of child development or early childhood education and three (3) months of supervised student teaching or twelve (12) months of experience working with school age children in a group setting.

Technology skills including word processing and spreadsheets.
Skill in working with a diversity of persons; ability to facilitate cooperative work.
Must have a valid driver's license and a clean driving record.
Must be able and willing to successfully drive a small passenger van to transport children.
Ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds.

WORK SCHEDULE
This is a salaried exempt position
The working hours for this position are based upon agency needs. During the school year, the work shift will be split to include morning work with a break until school dismissal.
A minimum of one-half hour that is unpaid is allowed for lunch daily.


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