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After School Program Staff

Henry Street Settlement

Description

Education and Employment Services is an 8.2 million dollar division serving about 9000 people each year through a continuum of services from Early Childhood Education through Adult Workforce programs designed to assist individuals in obtaining the skills necessary for lifetime self-sufficiency. Education Services include an Early Learn Program, After School Programs (6 sites), 4 Day Camps, Youth Recreation, High School Initiatives including 2 Community Schools, and our Expanded Horizons College Success Program. Programming takes place within 3 community center sites and multiple school-based programs. Employment Services include walk-in employment services, employment services for a public housing population, ESL job readiness training, and employment services for youth including SYEP and Young Adult Internship and Adult Literacy Programs. The After School Staff reports to the Program Coordinator or Site Supervisor as a specific school-based or community center-based program


Responsibilities:
• On selected days, work with the Department of Education teacher(s) in the classroom using a co-teaching model and on the remaining days lead the class in enrichment, recreation, and Social Emotional Learning activities
• Plan and execute appropriate hands-on inquiry based projects, enrichment, and recreation experiences
• Provide group and individual instruction utilizing curriculum provided
• Find/create opportunities for students to expand and build upon their interests
• Distribute materials and information relevant to the activity
• Maintain records of all participants and activities including attendance sheets and progress within the activity
• Review and assess individual students via surveys, observation, double entry journals, etc.
• Prepare students for sharing’s, culminating events, and exhibits
• Attend mandatory trainings in compliance with NYC DOH regulations
• Provide Henry Street Settlement with all of the required paperwork, certifications, and support documents in compliance with NYC DOH regulations
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications

• Minimum of two (2) years’ experience working in after-school or camp settings
• Strong knowledge of education and social emotional development practices
• Thorough knowledge of appropriate skill development strategies for students grades K-5 and 6-8.
• Interest in providing quality hands-on, inquiry based projects, enrichment, and recreation experiences to youth in grades K—5 or 6-8.
• Experience working with youth from diverse backgrounds
• Ability to work with students from a variety of academic backgrounds and skill levels
• Strong organizational, multitask, and follow through skills
• Self-motivated ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure
• Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
• Flexible and positive team-oriented attitude
• Bilingual preferred (Cantonese/English or Mandarin/English)
• Must be able to be on site by 2:30pm, Monday to Friday
• Must be able to attend some daytime meetings and trainings
• Must be able to work on select holidays

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Contact

jobs@henrystreet.org

Posted on 08/08/18; CVMHA ID #12248