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After-School Instructor for Non-Profit Organization (2021-2022 School Year)

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Kid Power, Inc.
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Washington, DC
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Published 6 days ago

Who We Are:

Kid Power inspires youth leadership by promoting academic achievement, physical and emotional wellness, and positive civic engagement in under-served communities throughout the District of Columbia. We use a holistic, whole-child approach to help DC youth transform their lives and their communities. We currently serve over 425 students at 6 different DCPS schools during the school year through our after-school programs (5 elementary schools, 1 middle school).


Your Responsibilities:

The After School Instructor is responsible for program implementation, classroom management, adjusting lesson plans to fit the needs of students, and communication with parents and teachers during our After School Program for the 2021-2022 school year.

 

Requirements:

  •  Passion for youth development.
  •  Experience working directly with youth.
  •  Good organization and professional communication skills.
  •  Ability to work well both independently and in a team and meet deadlines consistently
  •  Patience and a good sense of humor.
  •  Adaptability & flexibility.
  •  Willingness to work outdoors with youth
  •  Strong administrative skills and attention to detail.


Schedule:

18 -25 hours per week, which includes:

  • Program Operations times vary depending on the site. However, programs occur during the afterschool hours (3 pm-6 pm, Monday-Friday)
  • Weekly Friday Meeting at 12:30 pm at our Program Office in Eastern Market. (Weekly meeting may start virtually due to COVID-19)
  • Admin work (Reports, newsletter, updating Google docs, parent meetings and calls, lesson planning), to be done remotely
  • Programs start Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Mandatory Training Monday, August 23 - Friday, August 27, 2021.


Responsibilities:

Program and Curriculum Implementation

  •  Arrives to scheduled site promptly in time to set up site
  •  Attends and is on time to weekly meetings
  • Reviews/adjusts curriculum prior to program and implements curriculum during after-school programs
  • Helps prepare, adjust, and implement additional program curriculum and activities in accordance with DCPS and Kid Power standards
  • Communicates effectively with senior staff regarding implementation issues
  •  Actively participates in and models positive behavior to students and staff during all enrichment classes
  • Practices, institutionalizes, and professionalizes the language of Advancing Youth Development.

 

Youth Issues

  • Provides for the safety and well-being of all youth participants
  •  Ensures that each student sets and tracks individual academic and behavioral goals
  •  Creates and implements classroom and individual incentive program and other behavioral management systems
  •  Reports all major behavioral issues to supervisors
  •  Adheres to Kid Power behavior management system and implements consequences accordingly
  •  Immediately reports any child abuse or neglect issues to the attention of supervisors


Administrative Duties

  • Tracks student attendance daily and uploads attendance weekly
  •  Completes and submits incident reports as needed
  •  Completes Site Reports and other tasks by deadline each week
  •  Ensures completion of all youth evaluations throughout the semester
  •  Attends and is on time to each weekly meeting and professional development opportunity
  •  Effectively communicates with supervisors about administrative duties

 

External Partners

  •  Communicates daily with DCPS coordinator and teachers about student issues, homework, classroom cleanliness, meal provision, and attendance
  •  Maintains professional relationship with all program partners on site and communicates with Kid Power supervisors whenever any issues arise
  •  In coordination with the Program Director, explores and manages new program partnerships to improve program quality and efficiency
  •  Ensures phone and in-person communication with 100% of parents in program weekly
  •  Schedules and attends meetings with parents/guardians when needed regarding youth issues

 

Staff and Volunteer Management

  •  Manages Site Associates and volunteers on site

 

Development and Special Events

  • Attendance at occasional special events (vegetable sales, parent nights, fundraisers). These events will all be paid at an hourly rate.
  •  Occasional assistance on development tasks. 

COVID-19 considerations:

Kid Power will require masks at all times and social distancing protocols will be in place.

Kid Power adheres to all DCPS policies and procedures.  Per Mayor Bowser's order on 8/10/21 - all DCPS employees, partners, and contractors must receive the COVID-19 vaccine.  All employees who are considered for employment must adhere to this requirement no later than September 19th.  Exceptions will be made for employees with religious or medical reasons, with the understanding that exempt employees will be required to receive a weekly COVID test.


Kid Power complies with all applicable state and federal rules and regulations which prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identification, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability.

Who We Are:

Kid Power inspires youth leadership by promoting academic achievement, physical and emotional wellness, and positive civic engagement in under-served communities throughout the District of Columbia. We use a holistic…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 13, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required

Salary

$17-21 per hour commensurate on experience*

Benefits

Employees will earn an additional weekly "COVID Emergency Bonus Pay" between $25-50 through November 23, 2021.

Employees will earn an additional weekly "COVID Emergency Bonus Pay" between $25-50 through November 23, 2021.

Level of Language Proficiency

English required

Spanish a plus

English required

Spanish a plus

Location

On-site
Washington, DC, United States

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Instructions:

Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@kidpowerdc.org

Please include the subject line “After-School Instructor” when sending your email.

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