Posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 3:28 PM
Job Description ABOUT CITY YEAR City Year was founded in 1988 on the belief that young people can change the world. City Year is an education-focused, nonprofit organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service aimed at keeping students in school and on track to graduation. At City Year’s 28 urban locations across the US and two international affiliates, teams of trained young people called AmeriCorps members serve full-time in schools during the academic year as tutors, mentors and role models. By focusing on attendance, behavior and course performance, which identify students who are at risk of not graduating on time, AmeriCorps members are positioned to help students and schools succeed. WHAT YOU’LL DO Your service will focus on helping students get and/or remain on track to graduate by providing academic support, delivering behavior and attendance coaching and encouraging student engagement to promote a positive school climate. You will be assigned to a diverse team of 8-15 young adults and serve with them during the 2018-2019 school year. Beginning each day before the first school bell rings and staying until the last child leaves the after-school program, you’ll serve students, schools and communities in a variety of ways. Primary responsibilities include: Academic support Assist school administrators and teachers in identifying students who would benefit from participating in City Year programs Plan tutoring sessions and provide small group and one-to-one literacy and/or math tutoring to elementary, middle and high school youth Support student academic success in the classroom by partnering with teachers and school staff to facilitate differentiated learning activities Create, support and/or co-lead literacy and/or math focused events to enrich school literacy and/or math culture and climate Create, support and/or co-lead events or programs recognizing and appreciating growth and/or achievement in literacy and/or math Record time spent with students providing small group and one-to-one tutoring in our data management system Participate in and/or lead Facilitated Data Review and Student Progress Monitoring meetings utilizing business intelligence tools per team schedule Promote a positive learning environment Engagement & Positive School Climate Participation Provide small group and one-to-one social-emotional skills development programs and attendance coaching to elementary, middle and high school youth Support and/or conduct extended day programming through facilitation of enriching activities for students before, during and after school including, but not limited to, academic enrichment and intervention, homework support, recreation, service learning and leadership development Create, support and/or co-lead events or programs to recognize and appreciate significant growth and achievement in social-emotional development and positive behavior Lead your teammates as a coordinator in an area of expertise tailored to meet school specific needs. Example coordinator roles include attendance, math, English language arts and afterschool programs Engage students as leaders to help plan and/or lead event elements Record time spent with students providing social-emotional development programs, attendance coaching, and other services such as after school programming in our data management system Participate in and/or lead Facilitated Data Review and Student Progress Monitoring meetings utilizing business intelligence tools per team schedule Facilitate coaching sessions for small groups of students on building social-emotional learning skills Secondary activities may include: Contributing to overall school performance by engaging parents, coordinating enrichment programs for students, serving as role models and helping to enhance the school culture Supporting and developing thematic events to engage community stakeholders Supporting, creating and/or co-leading events or programs that recognize and appreciate significant growth and/or achievement in attendance Welcoming students at the start of the school day Placing calls to the homes of absent students Providing homework assistance to a consistent group of students before and after school Participating in site leadership development activities Engaging with corporate and community partners BENEFITS YOU'LL RECEIVE Bi-weekly living stipend $5,920 post-service education award Health insurance Loan forbearance on qualifying student loans Primary uniform pieces provided by ARAMARK Exclusive scholarships to over 110 colleges and universities Networking and professional development Leadership development training ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS City Year AmeriCorps members are as diverse a group as the communities we serve. We’re looking for you if you want to build yourself, give back and are ready to change the world. Applicants must: Be a US citizen or legal permanent resident (Authorization to work in the US is not sufficient. Those with DACA status, unfortunately, are not eligible at this time) Have a college degree, some college experience, GED or high school diploma Have served no more than three terms in an AmeriCorps state or national program* Agree to and pass a criminal background check Be able to begin City Year by July/August 1, 2018** Submit your completed application online. Our next application deadline is March 9, 2018. https://joincityyear.force.com/TX_SiteLogin?source=ziprecruiter &medium=job-board&campaign=full-year& campaign_deadline=deadline3 For more information on how to apply, visit: www.cityyear.org/join -the-corps/how-to- apply?utm_source=ziprecruiter &utm_medium=job-board&utm_campaign=full-year& utm_content=deadline3 ** Certain locations have earlier start dates. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. Company Description City Year was founded in 1988 on the belief that young people can change the world. City Year is an education focused, nonprofit organization that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service aimed at keeping students in school and on track to graduation. At City Year's 28 urban locations across the United States and two international affiliates, teams of trained young people called AmeriCorps members serve full-time in schools during the academic year as tutors, mentors and role models. By focusing on attendance, behavior and course performance, which identify students who are at risk of not graduating on time, AmeriCorps members are uniquely positioned to help students and schools succeed.
• Location: Little Rock
• Post ID: 17389347 littlerock