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Afterschool Teacher

Company: LaAmistad
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: Do you love teaching? LaAmistad is looking for applicants that live our core values and are interested in providing educational support and services to the Latino community. LaAmistad is seeking passionate, responsible team members to support afterschool program locations for our organization. After School teachers are primarily responsible for instructing students in an after-school classroom setting with volunteer tutors. LaAmistad Core ValuesKindness: The ability to speak with love, listen with patience and act with compassion.Excellence: "Every touch, every time, no exceptions"Passion: "You can't fake passion."Team Work: "Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much"Perseverance: Grit, the raw endurance, hard work and passion that keeps you going despite obstacles. ResponsibilitiesSupport student academic performance through literacy, math skills, and social/emotional development. Work with the Academic Director to develop individualized learning strategies and plan differentiated educational activities based on the needs and interests of the students.Evaluate learning objectives for each student based on assessment results and school data and adjust if necessary.Collaborate with teachers to obtain student data reports needed to assure student progress. (Report cards, Reading Level, IEP information, ESOL status, etc.)Administer student assessments and own data reporting fidelity.Monitor student progress and provide regular feedback to parents, schools, LaAmistad Afterschool and Academic Director.Responsible for training, cultivating, and supporting volunteer tutors.Share program updates via weekly newsletter with volunteers, host church representative, and school staff/representatives.Strong collaboration with the Parent Liaison in supporting students, parents, and location duties.Ensure safety and security of children enrolled through host site emergency procedures.Hold parent conferences.Attend mandatory meetings/training as scheduled throughout the year.Seek and give feedback on how the organization can better serve students.Manage other program staff (interns, program assistants, volunteers, etc.)Assist in identifying, attracting and retaining students through enthusiasm for and promotion of LaAmistad Afterschool.Highly PreferredB.S. degree in early childhood education or related field required with state certificationsMinimum of one year working with school-age youth, ages 5-11 First Aid/CPR trainingGood communication, planning, and organizational skillsConfidence to run a classroom aloneAbility to build relationships with volunteers, families, and staff from diverse backgrounds to create a dynamic environment for students to learn and thrive Desired Skills and AttributesRetired Educators K-12Fluent in Spanish preferred but not requiredProficient in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PPT)Able to cultivate and build community relationships and partnershipsA heart for service and communityScheduleStart between 2:30-3:30 PM and End by 5:30 PM, additional hours may be completed remotelySpring Session begins Wednesday, January 5th.This position is temporary, part-time, and is for one school year.

Keywords: LaAmistad, Atlanta , Afterschool Teacher, Education / Teaching , Atlanta, Georgia

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