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Posted: Monday, January 29, 2018 8:52 PM

Position Summary: Education for Change is looking for dynamic and visionary After-school Program Instructors who will lead afterschool enrichment classes and work collaboratively with school site staff, community, families, and students. We are seeking teachers who can supervise youth during supervised recreation time as well as lead classes. After-school Program Instructors will work with a group of 20-25 students, providing tutoring, encouragement, motivation, behavioral management and enrichment instruction. S/he will know how to successfully work in an urban elementary school with a high English Learner and low-income population. About Education for Change Public Schools Education for Change Public Schools (EFCPS) believes it is the right for every child to have access to a high-quality, 21st century education. Our mission is to provide a superior public education to Oakland's most underserved children by creating a system of schools that focuses relentlessly on our student's academic achievement. EFCPS is a charter management organization that manages a diverse portfolio of K-8 schools, growing to a portfolio of preK-12 schools in the Fruitvale and Elmhurst neighborhoods of Oakland, currently serving 3,200 children. Additional information about Education for Change can be found at www.efcps.org . Responsibilities Use strong positive behavior management skills and an understanding of the developmental range of middle school students to establish and maintain a positive, safe, and supportive school environment that values learning and achievement. Consistently maintain work habits, appearance and behavior that serve as a model for students Take student attendance Assist with distribution of snacks Tutor students and facilitate silent reading time Facilitate other educational and enrichment activities with students Facilitate sports and organized games with students Praise for participation Lead by example Communicate with families and teachers Assure the safety and well-being of assigned students Maintain regular communication with students and parents Track behavioral issues that arise, using log sheet provided Perform related duties as assigned. Attend mandatory new hire training. Education and/or Experience Content expertise in enrichment activities for youth. Two years of experience working with youth ages 8-10 is preferred, but not required. Must possess a growth mindset and be able to use feedback to refine practice. Other Qualifications Able to build immediate and caring rapport with children of all ages and from diverse backgrounds; some understanding of child growth and development. Passion for teaching and working with students from urban communities, with specific knowledge and understanding of the needs of students from different experiences, languages and backgrounds. Excellent organization, time management and follow-up skills; high sense of commitment; ability to work as part of a team. Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively. Strong behavioral management skills. Ability to tutor in all subjects at the elementary and middle school grade level. Able to work in a creative and demanding learning environment, including the ability to problem-solve and manage ambiguity and adversity. Sense of humor, high ethical professional standards, equity perspective. Hours: M, T, Th, F: 2:30-6PM, W 12:30-6PM About Education for Change Education for Change Public Schools (EFCPS) believes it is the right for every child to have access to a high-quality, 21st century education. Our mission is to provide a superior public education to Oakland's most underserved children by creating a system of schools that focuses relentlessly on our students' academic achievement. EFCPS is a charter management organization that manages a diverse portfolio of K-8 schools, growing to a portfolio of preK-12 schools in the Fruitvale and Elmhurst neighborhoods of Oakland, currently serving 3,200 children. Additional information about Education for Change can be found at www.efcps.org . Our Values We collaborate. We are a team. We plan together, observe and analyze each other's work, collaborate with our coaches and site leaders, partner with our families, and together make decisions about our programming We are a learning organization. We approach our practice with an inquiry stance and a growth mindset; we analyze, innovate, and iterate every day so that we continually improve. We believe in coaching and developing people at every level of experience, at every level of the organization. We are solutions-oriented. We approach every challenge with a problem-solving orientation. We listen to and encourage each other. We are resilient in the face of adversity. We are accountable. Our mission is to provide a superior public education to Oakland's most underserved children. We assume personal accountability for student growth; we analyze multiple forms of data, and that analysis drives our instruction. We are student-focused. We form close relationships, utilize personalized learning, differentiate instruction, make learning culturally relevant, engage families, and provide individualized interventions to meet the needs of every child. We listen. We are a small, responsive organization that values student, family, and employee voice and input. We are rooted in community. Ours is a place-based strategy that works deeply with neighborhood leaders and partners to serve our children. We understand that the cultures, values, traditions, and assets that our families bring must be leveraged and honored to reach and teach our children. Why Work at Education for Change? Competitive Teacher Compensation Packages Autonomy for Accountability Collaborative Culture Strong Responsive Intervention Framework Innovative Mindset Meaningful Family Partnerships Career Pipeline

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