Resource Teacher (21St Century Program)

Access Dearborn , MI 48120

Posted 2 months ago

Job Title: Resource Teacher, 21st Century Program

Job Status: Part 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.

Note: The resource teacher must work during the school day at the 21st Century site they're serving in.

Job Summary:

Under limited supervision, and receiving general guidance and direction from management, the 21st Century Program Resource Teacher uses skills obtained through experience and/or formal training to collaborate with Site Leaders to ensure school day and 21st Century Community Learning Centers program are in alignment. This role functions as a liaison between the school day and after school programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify students who meet program participation criteria with assistance of the principal and other school faculty

  • Provide student names and proof of student meeting enrollment criteria for program recruitment; student Individual Learning Plan (ILP), or equivalent; student grades at the end of marking periods

  • Provide student Individualized Education Plan (IEP), Individual Learning Plan (ILP), or equivalent, for students who have an IEP, ILP, or equivalent to the Site Leader

  • Determine, create and implement professional development for staff in collaboration with the Site Leader

  • Participate in sites quality assessment and improvement process

  • Work with the Site Leader and after school program staff (teachers, instructors, tutors) to create an after-school program designed to engage students in stimulating enrichment activities to build core academic skills, confidence, and life skills

  • Monitor, mentor and coach site staff in collaboration with the Site Leader to ensure the quality of program content and delivery

  • Gather student data for the purpose of recruiting and grouping students and demonstrating program/student growth and areas of needed improvement

  • Collaborate with the evaluator, principal, Site Leader and the Program Supervisor to analyze data collected and provide recommendations

  • Work with the Site Leader to design and lead professional development in academic best practices

  • Attend and participate in meetings during regular check points following the release of student data (testing, report cards, etc.)

  • Meet with principal and program staff to discuss student achievement to make timely decisions regarding the program design, curricula/strategies used and staffing

  • Effectively communicate program information to school day staff

  • 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 Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP)

Skill in:

  • Organization and time management

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

Ability to:

  • Effectively handle competing priorities

  • Prioritize and adapt to changing environment

  • Maintain confidentiality of student, parents and clients

  • 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

  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two steps instructions and deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables

  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

  • Read a limited number of two and three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers

  • Print and speak simple sentences

  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals

  • Write routine reports and correspondence

  • Speak and answer questions effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization

Educational/Previous Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum Degree Required:

  • Bachelors degree or 120 credit hours from an accredited university/college (preference given to candidate with a bachelors degree)

  • Required Disciplines:

  • Education Childhood or Secondary Education

~and~

  • At least 2 years of experience in and educational setting

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

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licenses/Certifications Required at Date of Hire:

  • Teaching Certificate Preferred

  • Training requirements

  • 16 clock hours of training throughout the year

  • Blood borne Pathogens training

Working Conditions:

Hours: Hours may vary depending on assigned school, some additional hours may be required

Travel Required: Local travel, up to 10%

Working Environment: Climate controlled office

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