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Enrichment Program Leader
Girls Inc. of Alameda County

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Enrichment Program Leader

Girls Inc. of Alameda County
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Job Summary

$16 per hour
Job Type
Entry-level, Part-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 4 days ago
Job Role
Teaching Assistant
Employer's Industry
Education, Nonprofit
Job Schedule

Job Description

About the Role

The Elementary Enrichment Program Leader is professional, creative, flexible, fun, able to teach a diverse array of concepts, and able to communicate with both students and adults. Above all, this person has the enthusiasm and ability to deliver curriculum, spark curiosity, creativity and confidence in all students. The Elementary Program Leader is responsible for and delivering high quality enrichment instruction for up to 20 students in gender-specific afterschool classes for the 2021-22 school year. Girls Inc. of Alameda County is looking for Enrichment Instructors with experience teaching the following subject(s): STEM; gardening; visual and performing arts, dance, sports, and/or health and fitness. Candidates with experience teaching enrichment subjects outside of these areas are also encouraged to apply.

Job Summary

  • Plan and deliver daily enrichment lessons for up to 20 students.
  • Create a safe, respectful youth development based learning environment.
  • Develop and modify curriculum for enrichment activities.
  • Develop creative and engaging projects to enhance students’ learning.
  • Implement lesson plans that are culturally relevant for a diverse population of students.
  • Manage behavior and resolve conflicts between students.
  • Organize classroom to facilitate independence and self-control in students.
  • Participate in quarterly evening or weekend events with participants and their families.
  • Work closely with Program Site Coordinator and school staff to track participants’ progress.
  • Work as a team member with Program Site Coordinator, Program Manager, and other Group Leaders.
  • Communicate regularly with Site Coordinator
  • Participate in staff development, training and team meetings as scheduled.
  • Maintain organization of classroom and communal supplies and paperwork.
  • Effectively prepare for activities and classroom observations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

About You

  • Experience in and a desire to support students in improving their skills and interest enrichment subjects.
  • Experience working with elementary-age students required.
  • Experience working with diverse families and communities required.
  • A desire to work in gender responsive programs.
  • Commitment of at least through the 2021-22 school year (July 26, 2021-May 27, 2022).
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills necessary to work with children, teachers, and volunteers.
  • Ability to spark curiosity, creativity, and confidence in students.
  • Ability to manage up to 20 students in a safe, respectful environment.
  • Open to gaining new knowledge and skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to bend, lift, and move up to 20 lbs.
  • Employment is contingent upon showing proof of 48 college units or passing the Instructors Aid test.
  • Department of Justice clearance based on fingerprinting submission.
  • Proof of TB test within the last four years.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.

 What We Offer:

  • Medical benefits (Employer pays standard medical plan)
  • Voluntary Dental
  • Voluntary Vision
  • Retirement benefit 403b
  • Flex spending accounts
  • Life Insurance benefits
  • Long term disability benefits
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Vacation time off
  • Sick time off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Professional development/training

Girls Inc. of Alameda County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Business Overview

Our Story

Girls Inc. of Alameda County’s mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Since 1958, we have responded to the unique needs of girls aged 5-18. We empower girls in underserved communities, equipping them to navigate gender, economic, and racial barriers and grow into healthy, educated, and independent adults. All programs are developmentally appropriate, supporting girls’ changing needs as they grow. From literacy activities in elementary school, to exciting hands-on science projects in middle school, to building leadership skills and college readiness in high school, Girls Inc. girls receive the support and the opportunities they need to thrive. Poised for growth, the Girls Inc. of Alameda County’s operating budget is $6.9M with 110 staff in our downtown Oakland Simpson Center for Girls and in more than 20 schools and satellite centers across Alameda County. Girls Inc. of Alameda County is part of the national Girls Inc. Network, which serves more than 140,000 girls annually.


More about Girls Inc. of Alameda County:

  • Voted Best Nonprofit Group in Oakland and the East Bay by readers of Oakland Magazine
  • Recognized by Alameda County Women's Hall of Fame (WHOF) as a Community Partner
  • Received the 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for the fourth consecutive time, placing us among only 14% of organizations
  • Celebrated over 60 years of inspiring girls to be strong, smart, and bold
  • Selected as "Highly Preferred" Lead After School Program Provider and lead for Oakland Unified School District's Literacy Learning Community training for after school providers
  • Our middle school STEAM curriculum, Build it!, was re-certified as an accomplished program by Stanford Research Institutes' Change the Equation

Culture & Perks

Casual Dress
Work From Home
Community Oriented
Mission Driven
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