Find My Genius - Academic Specialist
Job Details
SEVY Association Office - Westlake Village, CA
Part Time

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Do you believe that all children have extraordinary potential that all children can be scholars? Do you want to work with educators who share your belief, and who are committed to delivering the best learning experiences possible for the scholars who need them most? Find My Genius is the place for you! Join Find My Genius to teach, enrich, inspire, and transform children into scholars. Work with Find My Genius and change the world, one scholar at a time.

Teach with Find My Genius: We hire qualified educators, student support staff, college students, and community members to support scholars learning experiences.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise a 3-hour after school program for students at the school site, based on the number of students and grade levels of students
  • Implement collaborative teaching strategies for scholars.
  • Support the development and delivery of relevant, engaging, and rigorous lessons.
  • Monitor students working on online learning platforms.
  • Ensure the academic and social development of scholars throughout the course of the program.
  • Serve as a role model for an assigned group of scholars.
  • Identify scholar needs and developing instructional plans and practices to best support scholars.
  • Monitor scholars educational and social progress and making necessary recommendations for adjustments.
  • Support classroom and behavior management consistently to develop a safe and productive learning environment.
  • Maintain attendance and supporting classroom procedures/functions.
  • Assist with coordination with other school sites on scheduling of engaging and enriching programs and providers.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 18 years of age or older.
  • Academic skills – proficiency in elementary math and literacy.
  • Experience working with Children.
  • Ability to provide and receive constructive feedback.
  • Commitment to teamwork and collaboration with diverse populations.
  • Desire to work with elementary scholars and their families in under-resourced communities.
  • Outstanding verbal, written, and technological (computer/internet) skills.
  • Ability to build relationships and influence scholars, staff, community members & families.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Committed to the goals of the program and approach.
  • Love and respect for children.
  • Evidence of efficacy and willingness to be a team player.
  • Belief and commitment to the Y’s mission and values.
  • Current Pediatric First Aid and CPR through one of the following organizations: American Red Cross or American Heart Association. Course may be completed through either a blended mode or in-person. Classes completed 100% online will not meet this requirement. 
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