Employer / Name of Business:
Puget Sound Educational Service District
After School Program Assistant 240A
Must be available Monday-Thursday 2:30-5:00
Duties & Responsibilities:
This position works with middle school students in an afterschool setting. Besides tutoring and homework help, afterschool program assistants organize and lead enrichment activities including, but not limited to things like leadership coaching, experiential project based learning, geocashing, chess, art, drama, dance as well as a variety of sports and field-trips. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) activities are a particular focus of the after-school program.
Minimum Qualifications / Skills Needed:
Applicants should be creative, organized, positive, flexible and able to work independently on enrichment activities, tutoring or homework activities with small groups in a classroom setting. Small and large group management training is offered as part of your employment. Candidates must be available 2:30-5:00 PM prefer Monday-Thursday (on site coordinators set work schedules and may consider candidates who are able to work at least 2 days a week).
Why do you need this position?:
This job is not just about tutoring and homework help. Students are instructed through a variety of hands on enrichment activities. The on-site coordinator builds the program based on the resources available and students' needs and response to the activity. Program assistants are an important part of the after-school team. Do you have an activity that you are passionate about?
What educational benefits will the student gain from this position?:
This is a great opportunity for anyone who is studying Education, Recreation, Science, Math, Social Work or if you simply enjoy youth and want to share your skills in a diverse, urban, middle school environment.