Site Instructor at Mill Park SUN School

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organization:Camp Fire USA Portland Metro Council
position summary:

Part time ( 20 hrs/wk.) position focused on developing and facilitating Camp Fire after-school activities for students in grades 4-5. Instructor will work directly with the Camp Fire Site Manager, community members, school staff and students. Site Instructors are responsible for planning and teaching sequenced lessons in classroom and other school settings for up to 15 students at a time. Camp Fire strives to achieve youth development outcomes by engaging youth in activities of Service and Leadership, Active Recreation, Creative Arts and Academic Support.

Salary / Pay Rate:Compensation: $11-$12.00/hr DOE ( 20 hrs/week) typical schedule: Mon-Thurs 2:00-6:00 with 4 flex hours each week
Required Skills and Abilities:Qualities/Experience Needed: • Ability to commit to the rest of the school year while working in a cooperative manner with members of a team • Previous experience instructing in an afterschool program environment that involved solo teaching, lesson planning, and behavior management for elementary students • Experience working with youth from diverse backgrounds • Ability to communicate needs and concerns to Site Manager and coworkers • Open to receiving feedback and making ongoing program adjustments • Ability to prioritize, manage stress levels and proactively solve problems • High level of professionalism, creativity, energy, organization, self-motivation, empathy, and patience • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and maintain satisfactory energy levels for duration of programming and lift and carry a minimum of 40 pounds • Applicants from diverse backgrounds encouraged to apply
Qualifications:• Direct instruction of students in an after school program setting while maintaining program expectations and behavior management with groups of 8-15 students • Create project based learning activities from given resources and actively engage students in learning • Manage student behavior effectively in classroom and during large group times • Work in collaboration with team on program planning, team communication, behavior management, and overall site success • Timely submission of written lesson plans, service learning plans and supply needs (Instructors receive paid planning and prep time weekly) • Work within school policies, confidentiality requirements and understand behavioral referral system • Develop positive working relationships with students, families, school staff
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer