510 16th Street
Girls Inc. seeks a full-time Elementary Site Coordinator with excellent skills to coordinate and deliver a model after school program for 100-115 elementary students in Oakland. The coordinator will oversee a daily after school academic and enrichment program that allows students the opportunity to explore diverse, engaging, culturally and developmentally appropriate activities designed to meet physical, social and cognitive needs of all students in a gender specific environment.
- Coordinate and deliver all services and supports as listed above.
- Work collaboratively with school day staff, program staff and volunteer staff to identify, recruit, and provide services to 100-115 students in grades K-5.
- Ensure quality programs and instruction by supporting and overseeing activity and lesson plans of the Group Leaders.
- Train and supervise Group Leaders to deliver after-school programming, including Youth Development practices, Social-Emotional Learning practices, Positive Behavior Intervention and Support strategies, literacy strategies and behavior management in a gender specific setting using a trauma-informed approach.
- Ensure quality programs and instruction by supporting and aligning facilitation and lesson plans of the Group Leaders to the program goals and objectives.
- Assist in the implementation of Common Core and Youth Development practices in the literacy curriculum and program facilitation.
- Ensure the safety of all students and staff by complying with and implementing the sites’ Emergency Policies and Procedures.
- Track and report program enrollment and attendance daily into Cityspan.
- Ensure staff implement program design and curriculum changes as directed by the Literacy Specialist and Program Manager.
- Support Manager and Literacy Specialist in the administration and collection of evaluation tools and literacy assessments.
- Work closely with Program Manager to ensure high quality community events for students, families and school personnel.
- Prepare effective written and printed materials that support the after school community.
- Participate in staff development, consultation, training, and team meetings.
- Build and strengthen school site relationships through regular meetings with school staff and after school partners to ensure program is operating effectively and is aligned with the school day.
- Attend SST, IEP meetings, and other meetings that concern students enrolled in the after school program at the school site.
- Attend OUSD & OFCY Coordinator meetings and trainings monthly and as assigned.
- Understand, train and implement the Weikart Center Youth Program Quality Assessment tool including (but not limited to): attending YPQA related meetings/trainings, coaching staff in utilizing the tool, completing Program Quality Assessments, use of reporting software, creating and implementing goals and objectives.
- Coordinate after school collaboratives at relevant school sites, complying with contract requirements for programming, attendance and other areas as needed.
- Assist Program Manager in budgeting process and tracking including the purchasing and inventory of program supplies
- Perform other duties as assigned.
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
· Bachelor’s degree preferred (Meet OUSD requirement of a minimum of 48 college units).
- Bilingual (Spanish/English) desired.
- Ability to motivate, excite and spark curiosity and well-being in students.
- Ability to inspire and motivate staff as well as build and manage a team.
- Knowledge and experience in literacy development, gender specific, youth development and after-school or educational settings desired.
- Experience supervising staff, including the ability to coach group leaders.
- Knowledge of and commitment to designing gender-centered academic programs.
- Experience working with parents and supporting parents’ involvement in their children’s development and education.
- Knowledge and experience bringing multi-cultural curriculum to the after school environment highly desirable.
- 2 years experience working with elementary school-age youth representing diverse cultures, ethnicities, and abilities.
- Extensive experience working in communities representing diverse cultures, ethnicities, languages and abilities.
- Experience and enthusiasm for supporting intensive volunteer involvement
- Ability to communicate effectively orally, auditory, visually, in writing and via computer with youth, teachers, caregivers, coworkers, and volunteers
- A valid California Drivers License, access to a reliable vehicle and proof of automobile liability insurance with minimum policy requirements as established by Girls Inc.
· Proficiency in Ms Office suite applications
- Department of Justice clearance based on fingerprinting submission
- Proof of TB test within the last four years
- 2 years equivalent college credit or IA Exam
- CPR/First Aid Certification
- Ability to bend, lift, move up to 15 lbs
Employer pays standard medical plan and provides vacation, sick, and holiday pay.
OTHER BENEFITS AVAILABLE: Dental, Voluntary Life, Vision, and Long-term disability available at the employee’s expense and the ability to participate in the 403(B) and Flexible Savings Account.
Level of Language Proficiency
Bilingual (Spanish/English) desired
Minimum Education Required