Community School Trainer/Senior Trainer

Global Kids, Inc.

Location:

Global Kids
137 East 25th Street, Fl 2
New York, NY, 10010

Borough:

Manhattan

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Full Time

Length:

Permanent

Job Description:

 Summary/Purpose of the Position

Global Kids, Inc. is seeking a dynamic, hard-working, and creative individual who is experienced in youth
development, global education, and social action, and are interested in working in our PreK-8 Community
School in East Harlem. Position is available for immediate start.
 
Responsibilities include:
• Coordinate, develop and co-facilitate interactive, experiential workshops and activities for GK's global
education academic enrichment programs.
• Collaborate with GK staff and youth to generate new program ideas focusing on global/local issues and
meeting the goals of the NYC Community Schools Initiative.
• Develop relevant content and curriculum on global issues, 21st century skills and socio-emotional learning.
• Work with other staff and students to implement the annual Global Kids Youth Conference and other
special projects with the United Nations, Council on Foreign Relations, etc.
• Conduct special trainings for youth and educators on occasion.
• Collect, input and review attendance, evaluation and other data related to projects and student progress.
• Conduct attendance outreach services including attendance monitoring/data review, home visits,
conferences, attendance incentive activities and phone calls.
• Maintain necessary documentation/case files, program data entry and records and provide periodic progress reports as necessary.
• Senior Trainers: Coach less experienced program staff in program development, facilitation, and workshop design and serve as site manager/point person for school-based programs.
 
Qualifications:
• Trainer: Bachelors Degree is required.
• Senior Trainer: Master’s degree in education, international affairs, or related areas, plus several years
professional experience.
• Strong understanding of wide array of NYC social service resources for youth and families.
• Experience using interactive experiential learning strategies, counseling and conflict resolution skills, and
youth development/leadership strategies in culturally diverse settings with youth.
• Senior Trainer: Experience designing and leading educational workshops that build on each other.
• Experience working in schools a plus.
• Strong interest in global issues, political science, history, and social activism.
• Excellent facilitation, consensus-building and interpersonal skills.
• Initiative, creativity, willingness to learn, and ability to juggle multiple tasks independently.
• Strong communication, writing, organizational, and computer skills.
• International experience a plus
• Bilingual Spanish preferred
 
Salary/Benefits: Mid 30s-mid 40s depending on experience and position (trainer vs. senior trainer). Good
benefits and possibilities for travel. We are actively seeking candidates of diverse backgrounds.
 
To Apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to resumes@globalkids.org. Please indicate “Community
School Trainer (or Senior Trainer)” in the subject line of the email. We are unable to accept any phone, mail, or fax inquiries; please refer to the Global Kids web site for further information, www.globalkids.org.

 

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Hiring Director Email: resumes@globalkids.org

To the Attention of:

Hiring Director