ACES Educational Specialist
We are currently hiring an ACES Student Education Specialist to provide in-school tutoring and support, currently focused on grades 3-5. The primary responsibility is to lead, monitor and motivate a group of elementary students for in and after-school activities which help them succeed academically, socially and developmentally.
In addition to in-school-programs during the academic year, this position also acts as summer camp staff for our well-recognized Summer Youth Empowerment program at Camp Mary Orton. These programs provide an outstanding year-round opportunity for those interested in youth development, academics, and intervention, particularly with youth who may have a variety of barriers. Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Providing in-school tutoring and support, particularly in the areas of math and/or reading
Planning, implementing and monitoring age-appropriate daily program activities, including field trips and special events;
Aligning daily after school program curriculum to meet the needs of youth as identified through daily interaction, research and collaboration with teachers
Provides direct and indirect social group services as required by the program by facilitating group discussions which are informative, encourage participation of each youth in the group
Help stimulate interest and learning, promote high self-esteem, develop good social skills, and encourage positive communication and academic success
Some evening, weekend and non-traditional working hours required. Normal working hours for this position are 10am-6pm M-F during the normal academic year and 8am-4pm during the summer, but may vary.
This position is currently hybrid (4 mornings in person per week, afternoons and 1 day per week virtual) and we hope to determine summer and fall soon.
A Bachelors degree in education, social work or related field and prior youth work experience is strongly preferred. Requires experience with diverse youth, families and communities.
Must be able to pass a criminal background check per state requirements.
Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, travel with youth on field trips, and maintain composure and patience when dealing with others.
Job Type: Full-time