Reports to: Middle School Program Director
Location: Central Los Angeles
FLSA Status: Part Time: $14.25/hr, 18+hrs/wk, (Mondays-Fridays),
August 2018-June 2019
Deadline to Apply: July 13, 2018
Expected Start: August 1, 2018
SUMMARY: Reporting to the Middle School Program Director, the Classroom Assistant works as a team player to provide academic assistance, enrichment activities and safety supervision in Bresee’s afterschool program with a vision to impact the academic skills and mindset of youth in the program.
ESSENTIAL JOB ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The essential job activities 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.
Active and Engaged Learning
Provide high quality homework help to middle school students in a grade-specific classroom setting
Promote academic support that develops independent learning and positive relationships with learning
Facilitate meaningful and collaborative student-led clubs
Safe and Supportive Environment
Use positive and encouraging language to keep students focused on their academic goals
Provide effective and high quality supervision to ensure the safety of all students
Develop meaningful relationships with Bresee youth that foster a sense of belonging while setting appropriate professional boundaries with youth
Support Classroom Manager in classroom and behavior management
Work collaboratively with Classroom Manager and Middle School Director to identify students that may need additional support and/or resources
Maintain close and clear communication regarding students with Middle School Program Director
WHO SHOULD APPLY: Early stage career professionals with a passion for youth development and educational attainment. Ideal candidates are enrolled in an accredited college or university with a career goal of working with youth or the education sector. Are bilingual and culturally competent in the issues facing low income middle school students, and are strong role models for the youth served by Bresee Academy for Middle School. Must be proactive and confident in their ability to make a meaningful contribution to the program and the lives of the young people it serves.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, bend, lift, and carry objects. Job requires frequent verbal and written communication. Computer, telephone, copier, and fax use are required.
WORKING LOCATION: Location is based on a percentage of where work time is spent. In office 95%, out of office 5%. Indoors 95%, outdoors 5%.
HOURS AND BENEFITS: Part time, seasonal position: August 2018 through mid-June 2019, 19-20 hours per week, Monday through Friday (Mon: 2pm-6:15pm, Tues: 1pm-6:15pm, Wed & Thu: 3pm-6:15pm, Fri 2pm-6:15pm), excluding school holidays and vacation periods. Position has no benefits except those required by law.
Submit cover letter and resume to [email protected] by July 13, 2018 with the Subject Line: Classroom Assistant job opening.