Educational Site Leader I (21St Century Program)

Access Detroit , MI 48222

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Title: Educational Site Leader I

Job Status: Full-Time

Program Summary:ACCESS recognizes the challenge that many students face in reaching proficiency levels in core subject areas (English and math); that is why the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program can provide students with the foundational skills needed to succeed in school, post-secondary, and in the workforce. This year-round STEM-focused program (32 weeks in the school year; 6 weeks in the summer) reinforces academic skills focusing on reading and math, encourages critical thinking, helps students discover/build new interests, and promotes healthy living. Low student-to-staff ratios ensure personalized learning, and youth development activities address students' social emotional learning needs. Students receive a daily hot nutritious meal. Parents/caregivers are offered free literacy and parenting education classes.

Job Summary:

Under limited supervision, the Educational Site Leader I uses skills obtained through experience and/or formal training to provide a safe learning environment designed to engage students in academic, recreation and enrichment activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Program Supervisor on all day-to-day operations of a 21st Century CLC program

  • Identify students who meet program participation criteria with principal/school faculty

  • Design stimulating enrichment after school activities to build core academic skills, confidence and life skills with after school program staff

  • Monitor, mentor, coach and evaluate site staff to ensure the quality of program content and delivery

  • Gather student data in order to locate areas where improvement is needed most

  • Collaborate with school staff on best methods of analyzing data collected for the direction of program activities

  • Work with the Program Supervisor to lead and participate in professional development in academic best practices

  • Manage site record-keeping requirements, which include, but are not limited to EZ Reports Database, Michigan Department of Human Services Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers and United States Department of Agriculture reporting requirements: attendance, student information, sessions/activities/events, student grades and goals

  • Record-keeping tasks as assigned by the Program Supervisor (learners profiles, template of academic data, site staffing plan etc.).

  • Meet with principal and program staff about student achievement in relation to program designs

  • Communicate site information to necessary team members

  • Produce periodic reports reflecting program implementation and data

  • Serve as liaison between the school-day and after-school program

  • Communicate regularly with day-time staff (teachers, social workers and administration) to track student progress and design interventions

  • Required to serve on a program committee

  • Operate standard office equipment and use required software applications

  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Educational processes and techniques attributed to age group of assigned functional area

Skill in:

  • Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications for program area and other applications, including Microsoft Office

Ability to:

  • Partner with other functional areas to accomplish objectives

  • Facilitate meetings, ensuring that all viewpoints, ideas and problems are addressed

  • Incite enthusiasm and influence, motivate and persuade others to achieve desired outcomes

  • Interpret and apply policies and identify and recommend changes as appropriate

  • Organize, manage and track multiple detailed tasks and assignments with frequently changing priorities in a fast-paced work environment

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment

  • Handle stressful situations and provide a high level of customer service in a calm and professional manner

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships

Educational/Previous Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum Degree Required:

  • Bachelors degree or 120 credit hours from an accredited university/college

  • Required Disciplines:

  • Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Physical Education and Recreation, Child Development, Child Guidance/Counseling, Child Psychology, Family Studies, Social Work, Human Services, Youth Development or related field

~and~

  • Any equivalent combination of experience, education and/or training approved by Human Resources

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licenses/Certifications Required at Date of Hire:

  • Teaching certification preferred

  • Training Requirements

  • 16 clock hours of training throughout the year

  • Blood borne pathogens

  • CPR/First Aid

Working Conditions:

Hours: Generally, 10am-6pm, but may vary due to school day dismissal time

Travel Required: Local travel, up to 25%

Working Environment: Climate controlled office during business hours

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