Reports to: Middle School Program Director
Location: Central Los Angeles
FLSA Status: Part Time: $16.25/hr, 20+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 Manager is responsible for creating and sustaining a safe and supportive learning environment for middle school students. Specifically, the Classroom Manager will provide academic assistance activities for a grade-specific classroom in Bresee’s after school 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.
Safe and Supportive Environment
Establish a vibrant classroom culture that develops the academic potential of students by setting clear expectations and reinforcing positive work habits
Create a safe, accepting, and non-judgmental classroom community where students relate positively to each other, staff, interns, and volunteers
Take proactive steps to correct student behavior using positive behavior management strategies
Model exemplary leadership through meaningful relationship building that inspires and challenges students to achieve their full potential
Provide effective and high quality supervision to ensure the safety of all students
Active and Engaged Learning
Coach students in homework habits that develop responsibility and commitment to their own education
Design and execute workshops to support academic mindsets and behaviors
Facilitate meaningful and collaborative student-led clubs
Maintain close and clear communication regarding students with Middle School Director
Work with FSC Family Advocate to provide additional resources for students and families
Engage with parents via supportive and positive interactions
Model effective collection and use of data by submitting accurate rosters and data on time, using data to reflect and make changes
Be committed to program improvement. Classroom Manager must be able to both provide and receive constructive feedback related to program design and implementation.
Supervise Classroom Assistant, high school interns, and volunteer
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, 21-22 hours per week, Monday through Friday (Mon/Wed/Thurs: 2pm-6:15pm, Tues: 1pm-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 Manager job opening.