Teen Foundations Tutor
Ensures that program participants receive academic tutoring based on their individual needs to improve their academic performance in reading and math by performing the following duties:
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
• Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
• Plans and implements the daily educational tutoring curriculum, using established/recommended tutoring curricula from project administrators and/or supervisor.
• Implements, coordinates and oversees the implementation of the educational tutoring curriculum in the after school programs.
• Follows all established curriculum guidelines, timelines, data collection and any other stipulations and requirements of grant that funds the academic component of the program.
• Assesses the individual academic needs, interests, and abilities of the children in the program and adapts educational curriculum/tutoring to meet them. Establishes individual assessment and tutoring plans for each participant as directed by grant requirements
• Maintains program data, written records and reports on individual youth as needed and as required by the YMCA and project funding sources.
• Recommends purchase of instructional materials and teaching aids to supervisor such as books, software, and educational supplies designed to stimulate learning.
• Ensures compliance with all Grant/funding requirements, YMCA quality standards and CACFP requirements.
• Maintains regular communication regarding each participant’s behavioral and academic progress with appropriate participant’s classroom teachers, other school & program staff, and student’s families; recommends methods of modifying inappropriate behavior and encouraging learning experiences.
• Maintains positive and professional relationships and cooperates with appropriate participant’s school staff, YMCA staff, youth, families, and community.
• Must be at least 21 years of age and have experience teaching or tutoring school-age children in an academic setting.
• BA or BS degree from an accredited college in the field of Education or related field, Teacher certification preferred OR a B.S or B.A from an accredited college and/or meets the substitute qualifications to be a public school district substitute or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
• Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community
• Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others
• Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations
• Must obtain and keep current training certifications as required by the YMCA or City Grant. Must attend all necessary YMCA and/or grant related training.