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Elementary Program Aide, Promise Academy Afterschool

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Harlem Children's Zone | New York, NY
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The Promise Academy Afterschool program operates as an extension of Promise Academy day school. The program provides 500+ students in grades K-12 a safe, nurturing, and educational environment that fosters self-confidence, personal and social development. Students are exposed to a variety of fun-filled project-based learning, developmental and high-caliber enrichment activities, which include arts enrichment (e.g., performing, culinary and visual arts), tutoring, homework help, and academic intervention support, as well as health/wellness and physical fitness education. Additionally, students are engaged in leadership development activities, including student government, character education and conflict resolution, and participate in a number of team sports and recreation activities, including basketball, volleyball, and soccer.

We are currently seeking part-time Program Aides to help support general program activities for our elementary students. The Program Aides will work directly with students in an after-school setting, leading small groups in the area of arts, sports, academics, and mentorship.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work directly with elementary school students in all of their activities (i.e. homework, arts, sports, etc)
  • Assist the team with participants physical, emotional, social, moral and intellectual development
  • Create and implement activities, workshops and events for students based on their interests and with their involvement
  • Model positive behavior for the youth
  • Engage the youth in dialogue (one-to-one and group discussions) around topics of concern for their age group and developmental stage
  • Assist in the completion of homework, test, and Regents prep
  • Maintain the up keep of supplies
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualification, Skills and Knowledge Requirements

  • A commitment to the mission and programs of HCZ
  • High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Some experience working with students and/or at-risk youth
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Familiar with issues prevalent in underserved communities
  • Must be able to engage and motivate students

 

To be considered, interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume. No telephone inquiries or recruiters please.  Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants. HCZ is an EOE.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

The Promise Academy Afterschool program operates as an extension of Promise Academy day school. The program provides 500+ students in grades K-12 a safe, nurturing, and educational environment that fosters self-confidence, personal and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required

How to Apply

To be considered, interested applicants must apply online or submit a cover letter and resume to promiseacademy@hcz.org. No telephone inquiries or recruiters please. Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants. HCZ is an EOE.

To be considered, interested applicants must apply online or submit a cover letter and resume to promiseacademy@hcz.org. No telephone inquiries or recruiters please. Replies will…

Location

New York, NY

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