We are seeking outgoing, caring, organized, and skilled individuals to work in our program. ASP teachers will be responsible for executing the general ASP program, which will include on a daily basis: assisting the coordinator in providing snack, developing curriculum, light administrative work, executing lesson plans, helping with homework, providing a safe classroom for students, and communicating with parents. Candidates should possess a true love of young children, a commitment to working in a progressive school community, experience working in an after school/recreation environment, and excellent communication and people skills.
Each After School Teacher works closely with a team of other ASP teachers and the After School Program Director to (a) provide homework help and assistance to after-school program students (b) design and implement various arts, sports, creative enrichment and recreational program activities (c) provide a safe, encouraging and well supervised child-care program (d) oversee after school program student nutrition.
Before beginning employment, candidates must have fingerprint clearance and submit negative TB test results. Additionally, CPR/First Aid certification required within the first month of employment.
Qualifications and Ideal Background of Candidates:
- Minimum Associates Degree (B.A, B.S. Preferred)
- Class/group management/conflict resolution skills and experience
- Summer camp or other experience working with school-aged children
- Visual arts skills/experience
- Coaching and athletic skills
- Tutoring/ academic support skills
- Technological skills/expertise (MS Word, Excel, Digital Photography, Desktop Publishing), organizational and strong interpersonal skills
- Experience working in an after school/recreational program environment,
- Experience working with a diverse school community.
- Skills in leading activities in any of the following: performing and visual arts, cooking, gardening, music, crafts, sports or the teaching of a foreign language and culture.
Position is part time, 19 hours a week. Teacher must be available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 2:30-6:00 pm and on Wednesday from 1-6pm. Bilingual: English/ Spanish or English/ Korean a plus.
$10 – $12/ hour – depending on experience
The mission of Citizens of the World Charter School – Silver Lake is to provide a socio-economically, culturally and racially diverse community of students in the Silver Lake community with an intellectually challenging, experiential learning environment that develops each individual student’s confidence, potential, and individual responsibility as citizens of the world in which we live.
- Prepare students to become citizens of the world in an ever-changing future
- Promote academic rigor and experiential learning to support and develop children’s natural intellectual curiosity
- Embrace a constructivist, project-based learning approach
- Develop each child’s potential to live as a learner, both in school and out
- Reflect, welcome and celebrate the community’s diversity
- Strengthen the bonds among members of the school community and beyond
Our Core Values
- Excellence – We demand lasting quality.
- Diversity – We are better and stronger because of our differences. Authenticity We are our true selves in this work, and we are candid.
- Community – We care deeply about people. We share and build partnerships. We celebrate, laugh, and seek joy, even in the tough times.
- Change – We welcome the unknown, embracing the unexpected and new. We adapt to meet the ever-changing times. We find new ways.