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Heart of Los Angeles Youth (HOLA)


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Published 13 days ago

January 4, 2021
December 18, 2020
$18 - $18Non-Exempt, Hourly

TITLE:  SmartStart Teacher  

DEPARTMENT: SmartStart Program

REPORTS TO: SmartStart Director

FLSA: Nonexempt

Hours: (90 day probation period) 20 hours per week

Salary: $18 per hour 

Start Date: Jan 4, 2021 


Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) provides underserved youth with exceptional programs in academics, arts and athletics within a nurturing environment, empowering them to develop their potential, pursue their education and strengthen their communities.

Position Summary

The SmartStart Teacher will provide support and information to students (1st-5th grade) who need academic guidance to foster academic discipline and commitment to improve in homework production and in levels of general school subjects. Daily functions include lesson planning and oversight, assisting director and coordinator in after-school programming implantation, supervising students, and communicating with parents.  


Must live in Los Angeles for reopening 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities (can vary due to distant/ virtual teaching due to COVID 19)

  • Plan and teach 2 learning centers to two different groups of up to 17 students on a weekly basis.  Learning Centers should incorporate key concepts and understandings that mirror the California State Standards of grade-level curriculum and do so in a way that incorporates multiple intelligences, more opportunities to work with manipulatives, and utilizes real-world examples.
  • Plan and hold individualized tutoring sessions for students when they are performing below grade level.  Tutoring sessions should be planned in consideration of students’ progress academically and assessment.
  • Providing homework support to students in a contained classroom.
  • Help assess the needs of students: including strengths & weaknesses.
  • Communicate with parents and students’ teachers about student progress, student needs, and the SmartStart program. 
  • Work with SmartStart staff in the intake, selection, and assessment of prospective students. 
  • Experience teaching and working with children ages (6-11) from inner city communities.
  • Monitor the safe arrival and departure of students from HOLA’s facilities.
  • Afternoon hours Mon-Fri (2:00pm-6:00pm) during the academic school year.


Virtual Distant Learning at HOLA 

  • Hosting daily Zoom meetings based on students’ academic needs.
  • Weekly check-ins with students and parents.  
  • Small group and/or 1:1 online tutoring. 
  • Available for on-site distribution of materials following safety protocol.  


Minimum Qualifications (Education, Experience, Skills) 

Applicants who possess the following will make the strongest candidates.  

  • B.A. in Education or Child Development, and/or in progress toward a credential or M.A. in Education-related field
  • Experience working with youth in a classroom setting. 
  • Experience lesson planning and implementing academic programming.  
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Skilled in word, excel, Google docs, and Zoom.
  • Experienced in prioritizing and multitasking in a busy work environment.
  • Preferred, required bilingual speaker (English/Spanish). 
  • A strong desire to interface with and serve as a role model for youth.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.


Physical Demands and Work Environment 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. 

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The building environment does not provide air conditioning and heat in all areas. Outdoor work is expected in some cases.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.


All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitude, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.


TITLE:  SmartStart Teacher  

DEPARTMENT: SmartStart Program

REPORTS TO: SmartStart Director

FLSA: Nonexempt

Hours: (90 day probation period) 20 hours per week

Salary: $18 per hour 

Start Date: Jan 4, 2021 


Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA) provides…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Part Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

Sick and Vacation PTO

Sick and Vacation PTO

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual in English and Spanish

Bilingual in English and Spanish

Location

2701 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90057

How to Apply

Please use following link to apply:

https://heartofla.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=44


Must submit resume and cover letter to be considered.

Please use following link to apply:

https://heartofla.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=44


Must submit resume and cover letter to be considered.

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