POSITION TITLE: PT Education Director
REPORTS TO: Club Director
CORE VALUES: Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley needs dynamic, flexible people who are ignited by the idea of Igniting Greatness in the youth we serve. The success of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley depends on each and every employees commitment to and demonstration of a set of core values and beliefs:
Ignite Greatness. Each and every youth has something to offer and wants to be successful we actively seek out the best in each of them to ignite that spark and help them reach their highest potential.
Great Futures. Each and every youth deserves a great future we provide them with a formula to start them on their journey to that great future: Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles, and Good Character and Citizenship.
Values GuaranTEED. When each and every employee strives for Transparency, Excellence, Empowerment, and Dedication, we create a shared culture that enhances our ability to Ignite the Greatness in our kids and get them on the path to Great Futures.
PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Education Director is responsible for enabling youth to become proficient in basic educational disciplines, applying learning to everyday situations and embracing technology.
KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities):
Program Development and Implementation
Plans, develops, evaluates and oversees implementation of educational activities such as 21st Century, LEAP, Power Hour and other services that prepare youth for success
Monitors educational delivery and works with education staff to plan and implement improvements
Implements and oversees Project Learn philosophies and High Yield Learning activities throughout the Club
Communicates with Club staff, members and partner agencies to ensure understanding of tutoring, homework help, and educational learning opportunities
Establishes and maintains educational program goals and settings that ensure the health and safety of members
Tutors youth when needed ensuring that all youth have received assistance with homework
Controls educational program and activity expenditures within approved budget
Monitors educational program areas and provides constructive feedback to staff with regard to program delivery and member guidance and discipline
Trains and guides education instructors to ensure an environment that promotes the physical, intellectual, social and emotional well-being of youth, that incorporates guidance and discipline principles and that insures understanding of designated programs
Consults with parents about member issues
Implements and manages all required grants including completing monthly reports
Develops a good relationship with the schools and teachers to ensure youth are learning required materials
Recruits volunteers as needed to ensure enough help to assist with tutoring and homework help
Visits schools and meets with teachers regularly
Completes trainings as required by licensing agency: 24 hours of training the first year of employment and 18 hours each additional year
Oversees special programs and/or events (i.e. Keystone, Youth of the Year and Awards Programs), and/or participates in the implementation of other unit activities as necessary
Manages Club in absence of the Club and Program Director
Plans and coordinates field trips
Dependability proven ability to complete all tasks as assigned in an organized manner
Ensures appropriate responses to all organizational correspondence using brand appropriate language and logos
Dedication to service demonstrated regular Attendance/Punctuality and an ability to learn and develop new skills
Commitment and attitude that personifies a positive attitude at all times and the ability to multi-task
Professionalism in appearance, ensuring that dress is professional and appropriate for function/situation based on organizational dress code policies
Specific Individual measurable outcomes as determined by supervisor
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a BS/BA in related field (current TN Teaching certification preferred)
A minimum of one year work experience in a Boys and Girls Club or similar organization, planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people
Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
Must have thorough knowledge of Common Core standards and is able to fully community implementation in an afterschool setting
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
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