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After School Instructor (School Site)
Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula

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After School Instructor (School Site)

Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula
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Job Summary

Wage
$17.50 per hour
Job Type
Part-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 18 days ago
Job Role
Afterschool Teacher
Employer's Industry
Nonprofit, Education
Job Schedule
Afternoons, Mornings, Weekdays

Job Description

Position Overview:

BGCP, in partnership with the Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, and Redwood City School Districts, runs after-school programs for grades K-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.

Program Goals:

  • Increase positive academic behaviors and academic achievement
  • Develop positive attitudes/youth development indicators
  • Provide positive supports and opportunities for students
  • Increase parent/guardian engagement and satisfaction

Employment Status: Part Time, 21-25 hours per week

Department: School Site

Expected Work Hours: Monday-Friday 1:30pm-6:15pm (Exceptions: Wednesdays 12:30pm-6:15pm or Thursdays 12:30pm-6:15pm depending on school district placement), plus a weekly team meeting and additional professional development training sessions

Compensation: $17.50+ per hour

Locations : Redwood City, Menlo Park, or East Palo Alto

What will you do?

  • Manage a classroom of approximately 20 students
  • Provide academic mentoring and homework assistance
  • Lead students through guided reading activities (K-5) and math groups (6-8)
  • Adapt lesson plans for delivering enrichment classes and clubs (art, cooking, fitness, etc.)
  • Conduct life skills and team-building activities
  • Communicate with parents/guardians, school staff, and BGCP leadership
  • Maintain a positive, safe, productive work environment
  • Participate in supporting special events and field trips
  • Attend trainings and professional development opportunities

What qualifications will the ideal candidate have?

  • Ability to motivate through positive reinforcement
  • Strong communication skills
  • Flexible in navigating a fast paced environment
  • Preferred one year experience working with K-5 and/or 6-8 youth

Benefits

  • Opportunity to become eligible for 401k contribution after 1 year of service
  • On-going coaching including quarterly staff training
  • Making our community a great place for all youth to grow up: priceless
  • Eligible for tuition reimbursement after 6 months of employment

Additional Requirements upon Acceptance

if offered a role as an After School Instructor you will need to provide

  • Proof of 48 earned college units or pass School District Instructional Aid Test
  • LiveScan background check clearance and negative TB Test result

Organization Overview

At the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula (BGCP), our business is changing lives. We are a vibrant, entrepreneurial nonprofit in the heart of Silicon Valley that is committed to partnering with schools to ensure the low-income students of our community graduate from high school, ready for college and career. BGCP is the largest expanded learning time organization in Silicon Valley, serving 2,500 students at thirteen sites in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Redwood City. In neighborhoods where ⅓ of the students drop out of high school, BGCP members learn the importance of education and become part of a community of learners, wanting and expecting to succeed in school.

Business Overview

Our Story

At the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula (BGCP), our business is changing lives. We are a vibrant, entrepreneurial nonprofit in the heart of Silicon Valley that is committed to partnering with schools to ensure the low-income students of our community graduate from high school, ready for college and career. BGCP is the largest expanded learning time organization in Silicon Valley, serving 2,300 students at twelve sites in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Redwood City. In neighborhoods where ⅓ of the students drop out of high school, BGCP members learn the importance of education and become part of a community of learners, wanting and expecting to succeed in school.

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