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Rutgers University’s Joseph C. Cornwall Center for Metropolitan Studies Seeks 21st CCLC Program Leader
Enthusiastic initiators wanted as afterschool course leaders for our scholars!
Promise Youth University Afterschool is currently seeking passionate and energetic program leaders to lead interactive STEAM-based courses such as mad science, cooking, graphic arts and multimedia, fashion design, coding, stop-motion animation, theater, yoga, and Step. Program Leaders are responsible for developing lesson plans, managing classrooms, ensuring the safety of students, and facilitating the daily implementation of courses. A background or expertise in a course subject area is preferred; training will be provided for some courses. If you are skilled in the subjects identified as courses and can positively engage children, our scholars need you! Apply today!
Promise Youth University (PYU) is a program within the Engage Fairmount initiative housed in the Joseph C. Cornwall Center at Rutgers University-Newark. Promise Youth University was created to support the community school partnership between Fairmount Promise and Thirteenth Avenue School. The mission of Promise Youth University is to provide elementary and middle school scholars with a safe and supportive space outside of school hours to engage in high quality activities that increase their exposure and confidence in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) subjects, and position scholars for college and career success. The program serves 210 scholars in grades third through eighth, including scholars with special needs during the hours of 2:55pm-6:00pm.
- Attend mandatory training
- Provide active and direct supervision to students.
- Employ positive youth development and engagement strategies to connect with youth and foster positive behavior.
- Assist students with homework.
- Design and facilitate hands-on activities based on assigned curriculum to promote student exploration and learning.
- Ensure activities are exciting, culturally relevant, and competent, and developmentally appropriate
- Submit lesson plans using program template monthly, with the support of the Site Coordinator.
- Program leaders arrive onsite at Thirteenth Avenue School at 2:30pm daily. Program leaders are dismissed for the day at approximately 6:00pm, after the majority of children are dismissed. (Due covid-19 in-person restrictions, the program is currently operating virtually)
- The pay rate for this position ranges from $15 per hour and is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
21st CCLC Rutgers-Newark Afterschool Program Seek Part-time Program Leaders
The 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC)- Promise Youth University afterschool program at 13th Avenue Elementary School is seeking enthusiastic Program Leaders. The 21st CCLC serves 210 students from grades third through eighth, including students with special needs. It incorporates high quality, interactive science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) activities. We are seeking energetic Program Leaders to work with certified teachers, other program leaders, community sponsors, and community based organizations to deliver high quality programs to participants through a 15 to 1 student-staff ratio. Program Leaders will support a seamless transition from the school day to afterschool and the distribution of student snacks. Program leaders will assist students with homework and academic remediation for a portion of the program. Program leaders will also build and facilitate interactive STEAM-based classes for students. Examples of STEAM-based classes may include science lab, the science of cooking, theater, set-design, coding, architectural design, fashion and textiles, engineering design challenge, gardening, graphic arts and multimedia.
Staff will undergo training to support lesson planning, classroom management, and the integration of positive youth development in their instruction and interaction with students. Program Leaders are expected to use positive student behavior management to effectively maintain a safe, supportive classroom climate. Program Leaders will teach classes virtually, until the end of COVID-19 restriction on in-person instruction.
- Location: Virtual / Thirteenth Avenue Elementary School, 359 13thAvenue, Newark, NJ
- Work Hours: 2:30pm – 6:00pm
- Compensation:$13-16/hour based on experience
Under the daily supervision of the 21stCCLC Program Director, Program Leaders are responsible for the daily implementation for the 21stCCLC program.
Youth Development and Supervision
- Maintain regular attendance Monday-Friday 2:30pm-6pm.
- Supervising students at all times, including maintaining an updated count of students under your supervision.
- Adherence to 21stCCLC staff code of conduct and policies.
- Create and maintain an inviting, safe, and fun environment for students, including cleanliness of classrooms and program space.
- Maintain positive relationships with partners, school staff, students and families
Curriculum Development & Facilitation
- Provide academic support during the program’s academic enrichment hour.
- Create quality and age appropriate STEAM lesson plans that maintain safe environments and student engagement, promote student skill and knowledge development, and produce artifacts monthly.
- Collaborate with Program Director and Program Staff to maintain high quality programing.
- Facilitate program acquired lesson plans.
- Support student recruitment and program promotion, by attending demo days, parent orientations, and recruitment assemblies.
- Attend all professional development and staff meetings.
- Maintain accurate attendance data and reports.
- Submit program data in a timely manner, ensuring all information is accurate.
- Candidates must possess a high school diploma; some undergraduate experience is highly preferred.
- Must be able to communicate orally and in written form.
- At least 1 years’ experience working with at-risk youth is highly preferred.
- Must have a passion for working with youth and exhibit professionalism at all times.
- Candidates must exhibit cultural competence.
- Candidate should be sensitive to the complexity surrounding the challenges that our scholars may face.
- Ideal candidate is a self-starter and enthusiastic about working with youth.
- Must be able to work collaboratively and cooperatively with school staff, program staff, parents, and community leaders.
- Individuals with experience in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics are highly encouraged to apply.
- Current undergraduate students enrolled in teacher preparation programs and related social service fields are highly encouraged to apply.
- Must clear School Aged Child Care Program requirements, Statewide Child Abuse Reporting clearance, FBI/State Background Check clearance, and Tuberculosis and Health clearance.
Thirteenth Avenue School Seeks STEAM Coordinator
- Work with a team of Thirteenth Avenue science teachers and administrators to support the integration of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) education across subject areas and grade levels
- Manage logistics related to the work of the STEAM team
- Help to identify gaps, needs, and opportunities in the school’s STEAM offerings
- Support strategic actions intended to address needs and capitalize on opportunities to enhance integrated STEAM education
- Organize events and opportunities for students to showcase their STEAM projects and learnings, including an opportunity for students to participate in a statewide showcase
- Help to coordinate with our Technical Assistance partners from Liberty Science Center
- Coordinate with the school’s Community Engagement Specialist and Family Advocate to engage families in STEAM
- Experience in education and/or youth development
- Experience with project-based learning strategies, planning, and implementation
- Strong project-planning skills and the ability to hand multiple tasks
- Capacity to analyze and respond to data
- A passion for integrated, cross-curricular STEAM education
Hours and Compensation:
- 16-20 hours/week for 30 weeks throughout the 2020-2021 school year
If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Weisholtz at: email@example.com
Boys & Girls Club of Clifton Seeks to Fill 2 Positions
Program Coordinator Pre-K Wraparound Program
- Employee Classification: ¾ Time – Exempt (32 hours per week w/benefits)
- Salary Range: $24,960 – $33,000
Responsible for carrying out staff & program supervision at the Before & After school Program held in the Woodland Park School District. Ensure the health and safety of members, and site supervisors/staff.
- A Bachelors’ degree from an accredited college or university and/or experience equivalent
- First Aid, Safety, AED, and CPR certification required
- Demonstrate the ability to set and meet goals
- Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate with staff, parents and young people and encourage their participation in planning, problem solving and decision-making.
- Demonstrate the ability to perform basic administrative duties and comply with NJ Bureau of Licensing Child Care regulations.
- Demonstrate the ability to supervise staff and ensure a safe environment for both staff and program participants.
Youth Development Professional (Counselor)
- Employee Classification: Part Time – Exempt (25 hours per week 1-6 pm)
- Salary Range: $12- $14 per hour
Under the direct supervision of the Site Coordinator the counselor is responsible for carrying out of the overall academic and daily recreational activity schedule for after school program. Insure the health and safety of members, and staff.
- Plan and implement safe, organized daily age appropriate games for members
- Assure that the recreational area is safe and secure for members
- Responsible for the upkeep and tracking all recreational equipment.
- Responsible for notifying the Unit Director of any incidents/accidents and submitting all necessary paper work
- Assist with distributing of lunch and snack
To apply, please email Gregory Reinholt, Associate Director, at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Boys & Girls Club of Clifton
822 Clifton Avenue
Clifton, NJ 07013
Office: (973) 773-0966 ext. 133