Community Place of Greater Rochester TAP-NW After School Educator in Rochester, New York
JOB ANNOUNCEMENTTitle: TAP-NW After School Educator FLSA: Non-Exempt Supervisor: Coordinator of Youth Services Classification: Part-Time Work Hours: 32.5 hours/week Pay Rate: $18.00/hr (M-F 11:00am - 6:00pm)Summary Under the direct supervision of the Coordinator of Youth Services, the Teenage After-school Program - Northwest (TAP-NW) After-School Educator will be responsible for creating age-appropriate enrichment activities that support the holistic development and preparation of 15 teenagers, aged 14 - 16. This is a 7-month position. Successful completion of the 7-month contract will make the (TAP-NW) After-School Educator eligible to work full-time in the Summer Camp program from June through August and resume the Lead After-School Educator in late August.Essential Job Duties • Create, implement, and monitor youth development in context to after-school enrichment categories: academic inclusion and support, arts and culture, college and career readiness, leadership, civic responsibility, and social-emotional learning. • Encourage parents/guardians’ participation in classroom activities and other related events/functions. • Gather all instructional materials required for the classroom curriculum and create lesson plans to structure youth activities incorporating youth voice. • Develop and support goals for participants and match them with incentives, resources, and community supports. • Provide age-appropriate conflict resolution, restorative, and social-emotional techniques for participating youth utilizing evidence-based practices. • Maintain effective classroom management strategies and classroom safety protocols. • Utilize personal strengths and talents to promote cooperative learning skills among youth participants and implement project-based learning. • Maintain and secure accurate student data (emergency contact information, allergies list, and photo release) record for assigned group of youth. • Monitor and reply to agency email on a daily basis to ensure receipt of pertinent documents and correspondence. • Work as a cooperative team member in an after-school program setting: working with multiple staff persons. • Work as a team to plan special events based on program themes. • Research and apply youth development strategies to enhance program implementation. • Serve as a positive role model for youth and maintain positive and professional interactions with key stakeholders to the program and the agency. • Support management policies and procedures along with cooperating with and supporting other Community Place of Greater Rochester (CPGR) employees. • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.Additional Requirements • Complete at least 15 hours of training within the first 6-months of employment and a minimum of 30 hours in a 2-year period and all other training mandated by NYS Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS).Knowledge, Skill and Abilities • Demonstrated ability to relate and interact with diverse youth coming from different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds. • Show commitment to the division’s strategic plan and vision. • Knowledge of youth developmental stages and experience in developing youth programs. • Understand the development of curiosity, initiative, and problem-solving skills in youth. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. • Strong computer skills and working knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.Physical Elements The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.• Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational skills of stooping, kneeling, walking, lifting, grasping, pulling, standing, talking, hearing, running. • Must be able to perform light work exerting up to 30 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. • Must possess the visual acuity to perform extensive reading, monitor children’s activities, and complete records. • Must be able to occasionally participate in sports and physical activities. • Employees may be required to travel short distances. • Cognitive capabilities are needed for objective analysis of variable situations.Qualifications • Associate Degree in Early Childhood or related field; or Child Development Associate Credential with no additional experience required; or High School Diploma or GED and 3 years direct experience working with teenagers. • Must be cleared through fingerprinting, an employee criminal history review, and the NY State Central Registry. • Certification in CPR/First Aid is highly desirable. • Must possess own transportation, a valid NYS driver’s license, and clear a driving check.The Community Place of Greater Rochester, Inc. is committed to the recruitment of a workforce which mirrors the diversity of recipients of agency services.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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