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Education Specialist - Al Lenzmeier West Side
Summary
Title:Education Specialist - Al Lenzmeier West Side
ID:1274
Department:11-Westside
Description

TITLE: Education Specialist
DEPARTMENT: Operations
REPORTS TO: Branch & Program Director
TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT:    Full Time
SALARY RANGE:   $15 per hour

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

The Boys and Girls of the Twin Cities (BGCTC) is an affiliate member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) with the mission to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens."  The BGCTC is committed to fostering an "Optimum Club Experience" tailored toward quality programming that promotes academic success, healthy lifestyle and good character and leadership, in all youth - especially in areas where it's needed most.  

To reach its mission, the BGCTC is looking for an energetic, talented and passionate candidate to serve as the Education Specialist.  The Education Specialist is a member of the Youth Development Professionals team whose primary responsibility is to drive academic outcomes, ensuring all club members are on track to graduate on time.

KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):

As an Education specialist, your responsibilities include, but not are not limited to:

PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION

  • Lead implementation of the education program focusing on driving literacy (phonetic/fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension) and STEAM
  • Set up instructional stations on specific academic program activities
  • Guide volunteers and education program staff assistants to provide instruction and manage stations in the classroom
  • Ensure that all education programing is conducted within quality standards aligned with best practices in youth development
  • Assist in the development of academic  instructional strategies and techniques to improve academic outcomes
  • Support your team of youth development professionals to drive Club and organization objectives and goals 

EVALUATION & DATA

  • Ensure that all youth participants are rostered in the program and attendance is taken daily
  • Ensure that all youth participants are adequately assessed at the designated points of assessment
  • Track all youth participants to ensure appropriate academic progress or to make recommendation for instructional adjustment if desired progress did not occur. 

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • BA in youth development, education, sociology or related field
  • Candidate should have at least 2 or more years of experience in community-based youth development
  • Experience teaching diverse youth population preferred
  • Previous Boys & Girls Clubs work experience plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Candidate must be computer literate in Microsoft Office and have excellent skills in applicable software
  • Must be able to drive company owned vehicles

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Must be able to climb stairs, lift at least 50 lbs, be able to stand and sit for long periods of time and be able to walk moderate distances.  Occasional repetitive task required.  This is a moderately stressful position that requires the candidate to be in excellent health.

HOURS

  • During School Time: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Summer Season: Between 8:00am - 5:30pm

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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