- POSITION TITLE: SUN Extended Day Instructor - (Reynolds Middle School, Cesar Chavez, Harvey Scott K-8, Hartley School, Bridger School, Rigler K-5, Woodland Elementary, Kelly Elementary)
- REPORTS TO: SUN Community School Site Manager
- COMPENSATION: $15 - $16 hourly, Part-Time
- CLOSING DATE: Continuously/ all school year
Latino Network’s mission is to provide transformative opportunities, services and advocacy for the education, leadership and civic engagement of our youth, families and communities. Our work springs from the core belief in Latino community self-determination—that is, the ability of community members to participate meaningfully in the decisions that affect their lives and the lives of their families. We build and manage collaborative and energetic teams to implement high quality, culturally inclusive programs. We actively partner across a variety of city, county, state and community organizations to deliver training and support, a wide range of services, as well as influence policy.
Latino Network seeks a bilingual, bi-cultural mission-driven professional with proven nonprofit and community experience to lead a full range of activities for a growing organization. As part of a dedicated team working toward a shared vision, the SUN Summer Instructor is charged with supporting the SUN Site Manager. This is a roll-up-your-sleeves position with the capacity to impact the education and wellbeing of hundreds of young Latino children and their families each year. If you are resourceful, able to build strong relationships, and passionate about working for educational equity, then the Latino Network is the place for you.
The Extended Day Instructor will work with the SUN Site Manager and Extended Day Coordinator to provide opportunities for academic and enrichment after school classes.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Teach academic and enrichment classes
- Supervise groups of 10-15 children, ages 6-14
- Track and ensure academic and development of students
- Act as a positive role-model for students
- Participate and implement support program safety to ensure students are in a safe environment
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Experience providing academic and recreational activities to students in after school environments.
- Experience working with school-aged children from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
- Specific area of expertise that you are passionate about and eager to share with students, such as (but not limited to): art, cooking/nutrition, dance, creative writing, environmental science, foreign language, geography, LEGO Robotics, team sports, ultimate Frisbee, etc.
- Desire and ability to work with children to ensure an enriching, positive, and safe classroom setting.
- Experience developing and effectively executing academic and recreational lesson plans to a diverse student population.
- Ability to effectively work within a strength-based, integrated youth support service delivery system.
- Ability to document work continually and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Possess strong organizational and time-management skills and ability to prioritize and complete multiple and varied tasks;
- Sensitivity and ability to relate to people from diverse lifestyles, socioeconomic levels, and cultures;
- Willingness to work as a team member and support the mission and goals of Latino Network.
- Must be able to complete and pass an Oregon Background check including fingerprinting prior to start date
ADDITIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
- Regularly work in the office and in the community as needed
- Evening and weekend availability may be required, and work hours are flexible to accommodate program implementation; long hours during peak periods
- Reliable car, driver’s license, and automobile liability insurance; must be eligible to be an insured driver under Latino Network’s Commercial Auto Liability
- May require heavy lifting and walking during events and outreach activities
- May work in the community including client homes, schools, churches, parks, community centers, etc.
- Undergoing and passing criminal background checks is require
Latino Network is a fast-paced, highly engaged work environment with satellite operations within Multnomah County. We strive to communicate effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities and cultural backgrounds. We actively seek opportunities for professional development for our staff and promote a willingness to change for continual improvement.
Latino Network provides paid sick leave in accordance with Oregon State Law.
Application review begins immediately. Open until filled. Submit a cover letter, and resume to the SUN Community Site Manager
Latino Network is an EEO employer committed to the inclusion of people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, women and people living with disabilities in our workplace and programs. We invite applications from candidates who share our commitment to this diversity.
For more information about Latino Network visit www.latnet.org or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/latnet.
This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.