JOB OPENING: Dawes CLC Academy Club Instructor

Program Description:

The Nebraskans for Civic Reform after school program develops partnerships, programming, and logistics that provide opportunities and support services that lead to improved student learning and development, stronger families, and healthy neighborhoods. The NCR program academies: 1. S.T.E.M. Academy (Science, Engineering, Technology and Math), 2. Arts and Humanities Academy, and 3. Sports, Recreation and Wellness Academy) allow students to expand their knowledge in selected areas through hands-on, enrichment and academic opportunities in an afterschool environment while expanding their knowledge and awareness of leadership, service-learning and career options.

Job Requirements:

Qualified instructors will have experience in education and/or possess a background in youth development programs. They must have the ability to work 2.5 hours per day, at least 3 days a week. Instructors will work effectively and safely with children and will pass a background check. Instructors will be paid $10.00 per hour.

Experience:

Knowledge of youth development. Proven skills in building relationships with students and families; writing, interpreting and implementing lesson plans; and data collection/reporting.

Receives Guidance From:

Site Director, Academy Leader, and Nebraskans for Civic Reform

Core Knowledge and Competency Areas:

Growth and Development: Knowledge of physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development.

Health, Safety, and Nutrition: Supports, models, and promotes healthy eating, and utilizes safe and healthy practices in the after school program environment. Follows all practices and procedures for safe and healthy classrooms as described in the handbook.

Relationships: Builds respectful relationships with youth, families, staff, and partners.

Learning: Creates a safe and enriching learning environment with an array of opportunities for learning. Ensures that the after school program aligns with learning that occurs during the school day (with guidance from NCR staff).

Professionalism: Demonstrates professional and ethical conduct, manages multiple projects, and communicates effectively with youth, staff, community partners, and parents.

Administration: Participates as a member of the CLC academy team at the after school program in promoting and implementing the mission of the program; collaborates with the after school program administrative team on implementing program structure, policy, procedures, and day-to-day operations.

Functions:

  • Ensure the completion of lesson plans.
  • Participate in the creation of lesson plans as outlined by the Annual Plan objectives and outcomes.
  • Collect and report data, as required by Community Based Organizations and after school program.
  • Participate in the selected after school program/ events, as directed by Site Director.
  • Serve as a contact for parents.
  • Ensure that club content aligns with the school day.
  • Help to plan and chaperone field trips that support the content of the club specific to assigned academy.
  • Implement projects and lessons whenever necessary.
  • Assist with snacks and Homework Zone.
  • Provide supervision for students transitioning within the program.
  • Participate with monthly and other professional development opportunities as directed by Site Director and CLC office or NCR.
  • Adhere to all procedures and practices described in the NCR Handbook.

To Apply:
Email Kelsey Liddy, Human Resources and Finance Manager, at kelsey.liddy@nereform.org with a resume and references. Questions can be directed to Myeisha Essex Dawes Community Learning Center Site Director at messex@lps.org .

Applications due Monday, August 14th.  Interviews will be schedule for the week of August 14th.

NCR has a policy prohibiting discrimination against applicants, employees, directors or officers on account of race, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or national origin. In addition, NCR strictly prohibits retaliation/victimization against an employee for complaining about alleged discrimination and/or harassment.

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