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After-School Instructor
Oakland Leaf

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After-School Instructor

Oakland Leaf
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Job Summary

Wage
$17-19 per hour
Job Type
Part-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 8 days ago
Job Role
Afterschool Teacher
Employer's Industry
Education, Nonprofit
Job Schedule
Weekdays, Afternoons

Job Description

 About Oakland Leaf Oakland Leaf was founded in 2001 by a collective of East Oakland educators intent on empowering youth voice. Since that time we have developed into a highly regarded youth development institution providing free programming to upwards of 1,000 youth annually.
Our Programming1) Comprehensive after-school programs at schools across East Oakland that emphasize: arts and culture, health and wellness, empowerment and leadership, and having fun -- because kids deserve to be kids!2) High school internships focused on gardening and youth development. This paid internship collaborates with our after-school programs to provide professional and leadership development opportunities.
Our GoalEmpower youth with the confidence to explore life with curiosity and excitement, advocate for themselves and their community, and catalyze change as leaders.
Our PeopleWe are a collection of artists, athletes, activists, educators, life enthusiasts, and above all, passionate supporters of youth in our shared communities. If you possess the passion to make Oakland a more loving, just, and vibrant place, then Oakland Leaf might be the place for you to root in, rise up and branch out.
Specific Duties & responsibilities

  • Create and facilitate engaging, project-based curriculum that is of high interest for Oakland elementary aged youth for 1-hour enrichment sessions.
  • Provide 1 hour daily academic session that assist elementary students with homework and support student’s academic success. 
  • Establish and maintain a physically and emotionally safe learning environment where meaningful relationships between students and themselves can take root and flourish 
  • Complete all administrative tasks on a daily and/or weekly basis including but not limited to student attendance, monthly reports, surveys, etc. 
  • Maintain a minimum class size of students throughout the year as defined by the Site Manager.
  • Accountable for contributing to high-quality programming by meeting the Oakland Leaf program quality standards
  • Participate in monthly mandatory staff meetings and trainings when scheduled
  • Develop students in your area of expertise to use newly formed skills as a medium to express themselves, make discoveries, challenge themselves, etc. 
  • Other duties determined by the Site Manager 

Your Legacy 

  • The opportunity to implement an enrichment medium to develop youth voice, critical thinking, cultivation, and community 
  • Working with youth to develop a project(s) to show at Winter and Spring Expo
  • Serve as positive role model to elementary aged youth in the Oakland community
  • Learn, teach and grow to elevate your career simultaneously strengthening the organization’s capacity
  • Help the organization live and breathe it’s core values 

Skills & Qualifications

  • Passion for innovation and excellence in social and restorative justice, and youth development
  • Organizational, time management, and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work independently, reliably, take initiative and problem solve 
  • Exceptional judgment, including a high level of discretion when handling confidential materials
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills
  • A strong work ethic, with a desire to go above and beyond standard expectations
  • Strong attention to detail throughout all aspects of their work
  • Continuous learner
  • Work well in a team setting
  • Basic behavior management and conflict resolution skills
  • Provide TB clearance and background clearance from FBI and DOJ
  • Availability during after-school hours of Monday through Friday 12:00 PM to 6:30 PM
  • Ideal candidate will have experience coaching soccer and the ability to supervise/teach other sports as well.

Education & Experience

  • Possess an Associate’s Degree or higher
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in classroom management and/or youth development

Working conditions/physical demands

  • Normal school and office conditions
  • Offsite meetings
  • Required to work some nights for events
  • Must be able to lift up to 25lb

Oakland Leaf is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any individual, employee, or application for employment on the basis of race, color, marital status, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, handicap, or any other legally protected status recognized by federal, state, or local law
 

Business Overview

Our Story

Oakland Leaf cultivates community transformation through creative education for youth and families. Our goal is simple, give our students and their parents the resources they need to become agents of positive change in their community.

Why Work With Us?

Our Programming 1) Comprehensive after-school programs at schools across East Oakland that emphasize: arts and culture, health and wellness, empowerment and leadership, and having fun -- because kids deserve to be kids! 2) High school internships foc

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Culture & Perks

Benefits
Paid Time Off
Workplace
Collaborative
Community Oriented
Diverse
Mission Driven
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