The CityTeam @ Work Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Learning Center classroom of CityTeam @ Work in San Jose. The CityTeam @ Work Assistant must have high expectations and believe all students can learn. The CityTeam @ Work Assistant is responsible for managing the classroom environment, student behavior, and processes.
Most importantly, the CityTeam @ Work Assistant will stay on top of student progress and individualized learning plans, motivating students to pursue all that God has for them. The CityTeam @ Work Assistant will need to be adept at communicating with people from a variety of backgrounds and be comfortable working with those who are poor, struggling with addiction, and transitioning from jail. You will be part of a cohesive team which includes the CityTeam @ Work Program Manager, Career Specialist, and Housing & Career Specialist. You will also collaborate with student Case Managers, Program Managers, and other CityTeam staff. No two days are ever the same, so we are looking for someone who can pivot quickly and handle conflict in a Christ-like manner.
Oversee Learning Center procedures and classroom management.
Responsible for classroom processes, including conducting intakes, creating online accounts, troubleshooting computer issues with students, correcting and recording student work, and creating reports.
Model and hold students accountable for appropriate Christ-like behavior.
Interview and assess students to establish Individualized Learning Plans (ILP).
Provide instruction and materials best suited to each student’s needs based on their ILPs, including using appropriate teaching styles to accommodate working with individuals and small or large groups.
Prepare high school track students to take the high school equivalency exam by assigning them remediation activities including but not limited to one-on-one tutoring, enrollment in online learning systems such as Khan Academy, Read Theory, etc. Be informed and able to advise students about their academics, as they relate to their employment goals.