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Confidence Curriculum Instructor, Teen Programs, Chicago

Confidence Curriculum Instructor, Teen Programs, New York

Step Up Teen Programs include:

  • after-school programs paired with evening / weekend mentorship events
    • 9th + 10th grade curriculum focuses on building confidence
    • 11th + 12th grade curriculum focuses on college + career exploration
  • group mentoring model ensures girls connect with a variety of professional women role models

Program Dates

Schedule

  • Instructor & Intern Start Date: August 11, 2014
  • Program Coordinator Start Date: August 04, 2014
  • Training: August 11-17 (specific dates within TBD)
  • After School Sessions: Starting August 18
  • Day & Time:
    • Monday, 3:00-5:30
    • Tuesday, alternating between 12noon and 5:30 to be given in advance
    • Wednesday, 1:00-3:30
    • Thursday, 3:00-5:30
    • Occasional evenings & Saturdays, to be planned in advance

To Apply

Please send resume, cover letter and sample lesson plan to nickie@suwn.org.
No phone calls, please

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Position Title

Confidence Curriculum Instructor, Teen Programs, Chicago

Position Summary

With the Program Manager's guidance, the part-time Teen Programs Instructor will deliver a program called the "Confidence Curriculum." This program is Step Up's confidence foundation for 9th and 10th grade girls. The goal of this program is to explore Identity, Relationships, Vision, Voice, Action and Expression. Programming should aim to build girls' understanding and confidence in and of themselves. We currently engage up to 125 9th and 10th grade girls across our 4 partner high schools in Chicago. The position is an independent contract position with contract for the 2014-2015 academic year, working approximately 33 weeks during the school year.

Qualifications

  • Passion for women's social issues and interest in delivering quality educational, enriching experiences to girls
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Must be ready to encourage self-expression
  • Experience leading programs with a focus in college and career preparation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills working with a variety of groups, including school administrations and volunteers
  • Three to five years of facilitation experience working with youth
  • Demonstrated competency working with ethnically diverse and under resourced communities
  • Comfortable with setting clear expectations and boundaries related to behavior and team-building
  • Conversational, relationship-based facilitation style
  • Strong sense of integrity, commitment and initiative
  • Ability to travel to partner schools in and around the Chicago area, including Englewood, Little Village, Old Irving Park, etc.
  • Willingness to work some weekends and evenings
  • Valid driver's license and insurance or other reliable form of transportation
  • Up to date proof of negative TB screening (Step Up can support in acquisition)
  • Ability to pass a background check (Step Up can support in acquisition)

Duties & Responsibilities

After-School and Saturday Programming

  • Plan and execute programming as directed by the Teen Programs Manager. Activities include but are not limited to:
    • Build lesson plans based on Step Up's Confidence Curriculum, adhering to module objectives and focuses and providing input where appropriate
    • Implement lessons four afternoons per week, two hours per day, on site at Step Up partner schools
    • Submit lesson plans to Teen Programs Manager for review in a timely fashion
    • Submit weekly reports on each class's progress
    • Collaborate with school staff and Step Up facilitators across multiple sites to deliver activity reports; track opportunities offered, attendance, behavior, and performance through accurate record keeping, using Google Documents.
    • Coordinate class supplies and materials
    • Track students attendance and documents (surveys, consent forms, etc)
    • Know and enforce Step Up program expectations, policies, and protocols

Youth / Family Relationship Coordination

  • Manage a strong relationship with program participants and maintain regular contact with each participant's parent/guardian.
  • Manage retention of participants in all programs and assist in recruitment of new participants
  • Communicate with participants about special opportunities as needed
  • Coordinate participant transportation as needed.
  • Transport program participants as needed.

Program Dates

Schedule

Start Date: Mid-August, 2014

Compensation

This is a contract position offering $18-$20 per hour for the academic year, working approximately 33 weeks during the school year, an average of 12-15 hours per week (weekly hours vary due to field trips and monthly workshop sessions)

To Apply

Please send resume, cover letter and sample lesson plan to Tatiana@suwn.org.
No phone calls, please

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CC Instructor_Your Name

Position Title

Confidence Curriculum Instructor, Teen Programs, New York

Position Summary

With the Program Manager's guidance, the part-time Teen Programs Instructor will deliver a program called the Confidence Curriculum. This program is Step Up's confidence foundation for 9th and 10th grade girls. The goal of this program is to explore Identity, Relationships, Vision, Voice, Action and Expression. Programming should aim to build girls' understanding and confidence in and of themselves. We currently engage up to 300 9th and 10th grade girls across our 5 partner high schools in New York. The position is an independent contract position with contract for the 2014-2015 academic year, working approximately 15-20 hours for 30-33 weeks during the school year.

Qualifications

  • Passion for women's social issues and interest in delivering quality educational, enriching experiences to girls
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Must be ready to encourage self-expression
  • Experience leading programs with a focus in college and career preparation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills working with a variety of groups, including school administrations and volunteers
  • Three to five years of facilitation experience working with youth
  • Demonstrated competency working with ethnically diverse and under resourced communities
  • Comfortable with setting clear expectations and boundaries related to behavior and team-building
  • Conversational, relationship-based facilitation style
  • Strong sense of integrity, commitment and initiative
  • Ability to travel to partner schools in and around Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn.
  • Willingness to work some weekends and evenings
  • Willingness to travel to partner high schools via public transportation
  • Up to date proof of negative TB screening (Step Up can support in acquisition)
  • Ability to pass a background check (Step Up can support in acquisition)

Duties & Responsibilities

After-School and Saturday Programming

  • Plan and execute programming as directed by the Teen Programs Manager. Activities include but are not limited to:
    • Build lesson plans based on Step Up's Confidence Curriculum, adhering to module objectives and focuses and providing input where appropriate
    • Implement lessons four afternoons per week, two hours per day, on site at Step Up partner schools
    • Submit lesson plans to Teen Programs Manager for review in a timely fashion
    • Submit weekly reports on each class's progress
    • Collaborate with school staff and Step Up facilitators across multiple sites to deliver activity reports; track opportunities offered, attendance, behavior, and performance through accurate record keeping, using Google Documents.
    • Coordinate class supplies and materials
    • Track students attendance and documents (surveys, consent forms, etc)
    • Know and enforce Step Up program expectations, policies, and protocols
    • Co-facilitate 12th grade Saturday sessions once a month.

Youth / Family Relationship Coordination

  • Manage a strong relationship with program participants and maintain regular contact with each participant's parent/guardian.
  • Manage retention of participants in all programs and assist in recruitment of new participants
  • Communicate with participants about special opportunities as needed
  • Coordinate participant transportation as needed.
  • Transport program participants as needed.

Program Dates & Compensation

Schedule

The part-time instructor will work primarily after school 4 days a week (3 hours per day) and spend a few hours a week in the Step Up office.

Compensation

Compensation This is a contract position offering $23-25 per hour for the academic year, working approximately 30-33 weeks during the school year, an average of 15-20 hours per week (weekly hours vary due to field trips and monthly workshop sessions)

To Apply

Please send resume, cover letter and sample lesson plan to cleopatra@suwn.org.
No phone calls, please

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CC Instructor,Your Name

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