Area of Focus:
Academic Support/Homework Help, Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater), Leadership/Mentoring
- Understand, adhere, and enforce after-school/summer camp program expectations, policies, and protocols as laid out by Program Director.
- Plan, create, and facilitate lesson plans with a focus in: Academic Support, Leadership Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), Literacy, Healthy Living, and Physical Recreation.
- Create and submit lesson plans to Educational Specialist in a timely manner.
- Assist participants with their homework in various subjects.
- Plan and execute an “end of cycle” culminating event in which participants, parents, staff, and other key stakeholders will be invited.
- Maintain records of all participants which include: attendance sheets, behavioral logs, medical history/allergies, incidents reports, and activity schedules.
- Conduct daily safe passage of participants.
- Prepare and distribute materials necessary for leading activities.
- Assist with the distribution of snacks during “snack time”.
- Maintain QCH supply room, classrooms, lunchrooms, and main office in a clean and orderly fashion.
- Call parents and keep them informed of any behavioral issues or concerns you may have.
- Recruit participants during: school lunch times, class presentations, and PTA meetings.
- Create a fun, safe, and engaging environment which is inclusive to all participants, parents, staff, and key stakeholders.
- Communicate with Program Director, Assistant Program Director, or Educational Specialist if any special materials are necessary for facilitating a class (with at least 3 weeks’ notice).
- Provide QCH with all required paperwork, certifications, and support documents in compliance with NYC DOH & DOE regulations.
- Communicate with Program Director or Assistant Program Director any schedule modifications or behavioral or environmental issues.
- Other duties or special projects as assigned by Program Director or Assistant Program Director.
How to Apply:
To the Attention of:
- Minimum of High School Diploma or GED.
- Enrollment in college in a related field (Education, Psychology, Social Work, etc.) preferred.
- Minimum of (2) years’ experience working in an after-school/summer camp setting.
- Strong lesson planning and facilitation skills preferred.
- Excellent interpersonal, organizational, multi-tasking, time management and communication skills required.
- Experience working with middle school youth and youth of diverse backgrounds preferred.
- Knowledge of youth development principles such as: Social Emotional Learning (SEL) a plus.
- Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to motivate participants to participate in activities which focus on: Academic Support, Leadership Development, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), Literacy, Healthy Living, and Physical Recreation.
- Must be able to attend occasional morning, evening, or weekend meetings and/or trainings.
- Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.
- Must be able to work holidays.
- Must possess the ability to maintain confidentiality and use appropriate discretion.
- Must be cleared and maintain clearance throughout duration of employment by NYS DOH and DOE fingerprinting screening, NYS Central Registrar Background Check, 3 Reference checks, Staff Exclusion List (SEL), and must provide a physical examination with updated TB test.