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Rainbow Summer Program Classroom Facilitator

Posted: 04/26/2021

Summary:     

The Classroom Facilitator is responsible for providing classroom instruction at the Rainbow Summer Program. Rainbow Summer Program is a 6-week summer educational enrichment program for  children who have completed grades K - 8.  Curriculum emphases include reading, financial literacy, wellness literacy (gardening, health/nutrition and physical fitness) and parental involvement. This is an AmeriCorps position.

Note: All activities will be conducted in accordance with public health guidance.  Classroom Facilitators will be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 before having any contact with students or the public. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in orientation, planning, training, implementation, debriefing, and evaluation meetings.

  • Maintain accurate classroom attendance records and weekly lesson plans.

  • Provide leadership, mentoring, and role modeling for youth grades K - 8 during Harambee Time, Curriculum Time, Social Action, D.E.A.R (Drop Everything And Read) Time, Sports, Gardening, Mini Society, Harvester’s Kids in the Kitchen and other academic, social development, and recreational activities.

  • Supervision of a class with a 9:1 ratio for breakfast, morning and afternoon break, lunch, afternoon activities and outdoor free play/story time.

  • Participation in a daily morning focus group and afternoon debriefing session.

  • Work effectively as a member of the summer program team.

  • Support a positive summer learning experience.

  • Participate in Harambee and Cheers & Chants

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience being around or working with young children and young adults

  • Dependable, self-starter and cooperative

  • Excellent organization, written and verbal communications skills

  • Possess good classroom management skills

  • Possess good time management skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Fluency in Spanish preferred

  • One or more years of college or post-secondary education

  • Must be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States and participate in a criminal history check
     

    Salary: This is an AmeriCorps position.  There will be a $3,000 living allowance and an education award of $1,342.86 at the completion of your service term.  The service term is approximately 40 hrs a week between 5/25- 7/31. 

     

    Send resume & cover letter to Samanthe Burton-Bosket, samanthe@rosedale.org 

     

    RDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.