After School Program Academic Instructor William B. Travis Academy

After School Program Academic Instructor

Part Time • William B. Travis Academy
We are looking for YOU, if you have a desire to make a positive IMPACT on youth. We are working together to build a team of quality educators that can support with Afterschool and In-School programming.

Purpose Statement

Directly provide a safe, caring and enriching environment for groups of children participating in an in-school or after-school program. Assist with supervision and engagement of students in youth development and activities. Coordinate program services through instructors, exploration coaches, and partner providers.

Essential Job Duties

  • Responsible for the supervision, safety and grouping of children at all times, including arrival and departure procedures and taking attendance.
  • Keep a consistent headcount of all children present and immediately communicate any changes with all other staff.
  • Utilize basic classroom management skills.
  • Develop and initiate instruction of creative activities and games.
  • Communicate positively and effectively with children, parents, staff, and supervisors.
  • Help prepare for and clean up after activities.
  • Inspect and maintain facilities and equipment for safety purposes prior to each activity.
  • Demonstrate consistent positive interaction with all children, treating them with dignity and respect.
  • Articulate clear expectations and hold children accountable for abiding by them.
  • Help children develop a positive self-esteem and sense of self-worth.
  • Model and utilize teachable moments to reinforce appropriate social skills.
  • Report to Site Coordinator.
General Job Duties and Expectations

  • Assist, support, and contribute to student learning and advancement by working with students to help them understand key concepts learned in the classroom, assisting with homework, projects, test.
  • Tutors can support in varying core content areas that align with their specific area of expertise (Reading, Math, Literacy)
  • This role will require working one-on-one or in a small group with students under direct supervision of designated program personnel.
  • Represent our team by valuing diversity, creativity and innovation.
  • Tutors evaluate progress to provide insights on how students are doing
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to working with young people, especially those in diverse communities and neighborhoods across the DFW area.
  • Act as a role model for youth by following all rules, regulations, and policies. 
  • Be responsible and reliable; follow attendance policies as defined by leadership.
  • Demonstrate professionalism by complying with applicable uniform and/or dress code.
  • Be flexible to work a varying or assigned schedule. 
  • Adapt as needed and requested to meet program and situational needs.
Required Qualifications/Skills

Education:

  • High school diploma required. 
  • College coursework in recreation, child development, or a related field is preferred.
Other Requirements:

  • Ability to safely and successfully manage elementary, middle school, or high school age students depending on program assignment.
  • Ability to build positive rapport with co-workers and work in a team/collaborative setting
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.
  • Ability to read/respond to e-mails and text messages in a timely manner.
  • Consent to a background check via fingerprinting and FC Background, which is required based on school district policy. Clearances are conducted and renewed annually.
  • Ability to provide three personal or professional references.
Compensation: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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