BGCP, in partnership with the Ravenswood City School District at Cesar Chavez Ravenswood Middle School (CCRMS) in East Palo Alto, runs after-school programs for grades 6-8 designed to provide students with dynamic academic and enrichment activities and homework assistance to support and complement the school day curriculum and improve school outcomes and interest in learning. Drawing on best practices in youth development, staff members guide students to build academic and life skills in a meaningful, fun context.The After School Instructor position is for those who are available to work every day, Monday-Friday.
What will you do?
Manage a classroom of up to 20 students (if meeting in-person)
Manage different crews of 5-7 students during the week (if meeting virtually)
Provide academic mentoring and project-based homework assistance Lead students through literacy and/or math groups
Adapt lesson plans for delivering enrichment classes and clubs (art, cooking, fitness, etc.)
Conduct life skills and team-building activities
What qualifications will the ideal candidate have?
Ability to motivate through positive reinforcement
Strong communication skills
Comfortable using online platform such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom, or Google Hangouts Flexible in navigating a fast paced environment
Preferred experience giving instruction via online platforms
Preferred one year experience working with K-8 youth
Spanish fluency is preferred