The After School Program Group Leader’s (ASGL) primary role is to deliver the Study Stars After School Program using a hybrid learning model (i.e., in-person and distance learning) at one CHW apartment community at a specified location.
Under the direct supervision of the After School Program Manager, the ASGL is responsible for the implementation of the following components of the Study Stars After School Program: academic support, community building, enrichment opportunities and building school-home connections for participating youth. The ASGL will foster positive relationships with Study Star participants, and encourage peer-to-peer connection to build a welcoming and safe space. Actively engage with participants during program hours with the goal of motivating and creating a positive learning environment.
Using the iReady e-literacy platform the ASGL is responsible for conducting three diagnostics a year and actively monitoring instruction on a weekly basis. To measure program success the ASGL is responsible for reporting/entering data that will measure student retention and program requirements. The ASGL is also responsible for youth enrollment in program by maintaining a minimum enrollment of 15-20 students.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Parent Engagement – Build relationships with parents to establish trust and foster those relationships throughout the school year. When parents are involved, students take more responsibility for their learning, and accountability is heightened.
- Program Implementation – Following the Study Stars Handbook, implement a high-quality and structured after school program including but not limited to: planning, preparation, facilitation of all program activities. Homework, tutoring, iReady, enrichment, community building activities, amongst others.
- Supervision of participants - Establishing a fun, safe, and positive environment conducive to youth development and restorative practices.
- Membership Tracking - Ensure all participants complete registration forms, general iReady reports and assignments, attendance, webinars, etc.
- Customer Service - Establishing a welcoming environment where all residents feel respected and safe. Provide responsive and helpful assistance to Study Star families, effectively communicate with other team members.
- Facility Maintenance - Overall appearance of the Community Center, conducts daily housekeeping duties and safety checks, reports damages or repairs needed, post evacuation and emergency procedures, etc.
- Administrative Responsibilities - Complete all administrative tasks as they relate to the Study Star program: attendance tracking, iReady testing and reporting, program supply orders, participant behavior and academic reporting, communication with families and schools, amongst others.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in Education, Liberal Arts, Child Development, Sociology, Criminal Justice, or relevant field, and/or, or 2 or more years of experience in related fields.
- Must have experience working with children and adults in similar settings
- Strong classroom management skills
- Fluency in Spanish and English required.
- Intermediate to Expert experience with computers, Email, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher), database management systems a plus, but not required.
This temporary position will approximately last until December 31, 2021.