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After-School & Summer Camp Academic Director

  • ... Dallas, Texas, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 55000 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 05, 2024       Expires on: Mar 21, 2024

After-School & Summer Camp Academic Director   

JOB TITLE:

After-School & Summer Camp Academic Director

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Dallas Texas United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

NOW HIRING: Full-Time After-School and Summer Program Academic Director

Are you looking to support children in grades K-5 in building literacy skills to become strong readers? Join the dedicated team at Read to Succeed Asheville/Buncombe and dive into a world of compassionate community partnerships and vibrant learning ecosystems.
We are on a mission to help close the race-based opportunity gap through community-powered literacy programming that engages children, families, and community partners!

Location: Asheville, NC

Position Summary

Reports to: Co-Executive Directors

At Read to Succeed, we believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates are critical to the success of providing family-centered, culturally competent services in all communities.
We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

An integral member of the R2S team, the After-School and Summer Program Academic Director assists the Co-Executive Directors by supporting elementary students at R2S’ community partner Chosen PODS in learning foundational reading skills.
The After-School and Summer Program Academic Director works directly with R2S staff and Chosen PODS staff and administration serving children K-5th grade, strategizing literacy support and enrichment programs, providing literacy training to staff, supporting literacy instruction in K-5th grade classrooms, and coordinating family engagement and access opportunities for families of students engaged in the Chosen PODS after-school and summer programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
Other duties may be assigned.

Programming

Coordinate the R2S Tutoring Program and literacy enrichment opportunities at Chosen PODS After-School and Summer Camp

  • Collaborate with Chosen PODS staff and administration to create and manage schedules, activities, and community/family reading events related to R2S partnership with students
  • Manage administrative duties, including maintaining Learning Circle and generating, distributing, and collecting student permission forms, applicable waivers, etc.
  • Oversee the matching of R2S tutors/instructors with Chosen PODS students/small groups
  • Build and maintain relationships with educators and administrators at schools where Chosen PODS students attend
  • Track and analyze student data to inform lesson plans and equip teachers/tutors; maintain Learning Circle
  • Actively seek and maintain current knowledge of literacy standards for elementary education, as well as culturally responsive curriculum, methodologies, and best practices
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with Chosen PODS staff, administration, and families to advance literacy in Asheville and Buncombe County and support children’s early literacy journeys
  • Actively seek local and regional partnerships to develop, evaluate and promote culturally relevant youth literacy methodologies and programming

Supervision and Support

  • Train staff, interns, volunteers, and contract reading teachers on how to support kindergarten readiness and foundational reading skill development in elementary students using the science of reading, i.
    e.
    , phonemic awareness, oral language, phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, etc.
  • Observe, coach and provide one-to-one support for tutors and staff working with elementary students
  • Prepare lesson plans, implement curricula, and support the management and use of the R2S resource library for Chosen PODS programming
  • Assist in assigning, training, observing, and supporting R2S literacy tutors and staff while collaborating with Chosen PODS staff and administration literacy enrichment and instruction.
  • Participate in professional development that supports and enhances the R2S mission
  • Assist with tracking budget expenditures for all R2S programming at Chosen PODS After-School and Summer Camp, including, instructional materials, curricula, staff/contracts, tutor program expenses, etc.
  • Participate in regular staff, partner, and volunteer meetings and other community events
  • Support documentation and reporting efforts for R2S and Chosen PODS grants, Board of Directors meetings, etc.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required in Education, Child Development, or related field *or* actively pursuing a degree, licensure, or certification in education, child development, or related field

Experience

  • 3+ years experience providing literacy education to young children (K-5th) and/or families
  • Skilled and efficient with basic computer operating systems and software.
    Proficient in Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.
    ), Zoom, and Google Meet.
    Willing to explore and adopt innovative technology solutions.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to understanding cultural diversity as it relates to elementary education.
    Additionally, the ideal candidate will have an understanding of existing resource inequities and barriers to access as it relates to elementary education.
    The ideal candidate will have the interest and ability to understand, communicate with and effectively advocate for diverse families (specifically communities of color pushed to the margins).
  • Ability to relate effectively with children, families, community members, and staff
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate with other community agencies
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of culturally-responsive teaching strategies and their growth mindset (asset-based) application
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a flexible environment
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends

Status

Exempt - Full Time (40 hours)

Supervision - N/A

Ergonomics

Sitting, bending, stooping, standing, 15% repetitive keyboard work, seeing, verbal communications, lift up to 25 pounds.

Perks, Compensation, and Benefits
You will be paid $55,000 annually

  • Medical, dental, vision (Plans provided by R2S - employer coverage $450/individual plan, $600/family plan)
  • Bring-your-own-technology (BYOT) stipend
  • Mileage stipend (for use of personal vehicle in programming)
  • Flexible/hybrid work hours and environment (remote, in-office, onsite with partners, etc.
    )
  • Generous Paid Time Off policy
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Paid professional development opportunities
  • A dynamic and fun work environment with a diverse team of staff, board, and partner organizations.

To apply please send a resume and or cover letter along with a one-minute video of why you would like to join the R2S team in the role of After-School and Summer Program Academic Director to admin@r2sasheville.
org.
Please title your submission After-School and Summer Program Academic Director.
Submissions will be taken into consideration up until the deadline of 11:59 PM on Friday, Feb.
2, 2024.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

R2S  is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, family makeup, age, or disability in accordance with federal, state or local law.
Each person is evaluated on the basis of personal skill and merit.
BPFC’s policy regarding equal employment opportunity applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, job assignments, promotions, working conditions, scheduling, benefits, wage and salary administration, disciplinary action and termination.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.
00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Work setting:

  • In-person

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Asheville, NC 28806 (Required)

Work Location: In person

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 05, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

55000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707477676-2e2d62b3fe5bb4a75db1b1296a0ab3ec

LOCATION:

Texas United States

CITY:

Dallas

Job Origin:

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NOW HIRING: Full-Time After-School and Summer Program Academic Director

Are you looking to support children in grades K-5 in building literacy skills to become strong readers? Join the dedicated team at Read to Succeed Asheville/Buncombe and dive into a world of compassionate community partnerships and vibrant learning ecosystems. We are on a mission to help close the race-based opportunity gap through community-powered literacy programming that engages children, families, and community partners!

Location: Asheville, NC

Position Summary

Reports to: Co-Executive Directors

At Read to Succeed, we believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates are critical to the success of providing family-centered, culturally competent services in all communities. We seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

An integral member of the R2S team, the After-School and Summer Program Academic Director assists the Co-Executive Directors by supporting elementary students at R2S’ community partner Chosen PODS in learning foundational reading skills. The After-School and Summer Program Academic Director works directly with R2S staff and Chosen PODS staff and administration serving children K-5th grade, strategizing literacy support and enrichment programs, providing literacy training to staff, supporting literacy instruction in K-5th grade classrooms, and coordinating family engagement and access opportunities for families of students engaged in the Chosen PODS after-school and summer programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Programming

Coordinate the R2S Tutoring Program and literacy enrichment opportunities at Chosen PODS After-School and Summer Camp

  • Collaborate with Chosen PODS staff and administration to create and manage schedules, activities, and community/family reading events related to R2S partnership with students
  • Manage administrative duties, including maintaining Learning Circle and generating, distributing, and collecting student permission forms, applicable waivers, etc.
  • Oversee the matching of R2S tutors/instructors with Chosen PODS students/small groups
  • Build and maintain relationships with educators and administrators at schools where Chosen PODS students attend
  • Track and analyze student data to inform lesson plans and equip teachers/tutors; maintain Learning Circle
  • Actively seek and maintain current knowledge of literacy standards for elementary education, as well as culturally responsive curriculum, methodologies, and best practices
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with Chosen PODS staff, administration, and families to advance literacy in Asheville and Buncombe County and support children’s early literacy journeys
  • Actively seek local and regional partnerships to develop, evaluate and promote culturally relevant youth literacy methodologies and programming

Supervision and Support

  • Train staff, interns, volunteers, and contract reading teachers on how to support kindergarten readiness and foundational reading skill development in elementary students using the science of reading, i.e., phonemic awareness, oral language, phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, fluency, etc.
  • Observe, coach and provide one-to-one support for tutors and staff working with elementary students
  • Prepare lesson plans, implement curricula, and support the management and use of the R2S resource library for Chosen PODS programming
  • Assist in assigning, training, observing, and supporting R2S literacy tutors and staff while collaborating with Chosen PODS staff and administration literacy enrichment and instruction.
  • Participate in professional development that supports and enhances the R2S mission
  • Assist with tracking budget expenditures for all R2S programming at Chosen PODS After-School and Summer Camp, including, instructional materials, curricula, staff/contracts, tutor program expenses, etc.
  • Participate in regular staff, partner, and volunteer meetings and other community events
  • Support documentation and reporting efforts for R2S and Chosen PODS grants, Board of Directors meetings, etc.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required in Education, Child Development, or related field *or* actively pursuing a degree, licensure, or certification in education, child development, or related field

Experience

  • 3+ years experience providing literacy education to young children (K-5th) and/or families
  • Skilled and efficient with basic computer operating systems and software. Proficient in Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.), Zoom, and Google Meet. Willing to explore and adopt innovative technology solutions.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to understanding cultural diversity as it relates to elementary education. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have an understanding of existing resource inequities and barriers to access as it relates to elementary education. The ideal candidate will have the interest and ability to understand, communicate with and effectively advocate for diverse families (specifically communities of color pushed to the margins).
  • Ability to relate effectively with children, families, community members, and staff
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate with other community agencies
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of culturally-responsive teaching strategies and their growth mindset (asset-based) application
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a flexible environment
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends

Status

Exempt - Full Time (40 hours)

Supervision - N/A

Ergonomics

Sitting, bending, stooping, standing, 15% repetitive keyboard work, seeing, verbal communications, lift up to 25 pounds.

Perks, Compensation, and Benefits
You will be paid $55,000 annually

  • Medical, dental, vision (Plans provided by R2S - employer coverage $450/individual plan, $600/family plan)
  • Bring-your-own-technology (BYOT) stipend
  • Mileage stipend (for use of personal vehicle in programming)
  • Flexible/hybrid work hours and environment (remote, in-office, onsite with partners, etc.)
  • Generous Paid Time Off policy
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Paid professional development opportunities
  • A dynamic and fun work environment with a diverse team of staff, board, and partner organizations.

To apply please send a resume and or cover letter along with a one-minute video of why you would like to join the R2S team in the role of After-School and Summer Program Academic Director to admin@r2sasheville.org. Please title your submission After-School and Summer Program Academic Director. Submissions will be taken into consideration up until the deadline of 11:59 PM on Friday, Feb. 2, 2024.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

R2S  is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, family makeup, age, or disability in accordance with federal, state or local law. Each person is evaluated on the basis of personal skill and merit. BPFC’s policy regarding equal employment opportunity applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, job assignments, promotions, working conditions, scheduling, benefits, wage and salary administration, disciplinary action and termination.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Work setting:

  • In-person

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Asheville, NC 28806 (Required)

Work Location: In person

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