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Work Study Off Campus Job #115A

Employer / Name of Business: 
Afterschool Safe Place
Contact person: 
Deanne Wahle, Director
Email: 
asp@elltel.net
Address: 
1307 East Third
City: 
Ellensburg
State: 
WA
Zip: 
98926
Phone: 
(509) 925-3741
Hourly Pay Rate: 
$10.00 per hour
Job Title: 
Homework Teacher –After school program #115A
Job Description: 
Monday-Friday 2:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (academic year only) Afterschool Safe Place: State licensed nonprofit program for 40 elementary students.
Additional Comments: 
To apply: Please send resume/cover letter by email to Deanne Wahle, Director Email: asp@elltel.net
Duties & Responsibilities: 
• Actively support elementary students in completing homework • Provide instruction/direction for homework to small groups of elementary students • May also work one-on-one with students to re-teach and clarify specific concepts. This may involve communicating with elementary teachers. • Plan a theme every month or so-create bulletin boards, choose books on topic from Library and plan special enrichment activity on Fridays (usually no homework ) • Implement positive child guidance procedures (training provided) to help students deal with their feelings, engage their cooperation and encourage them to do their best • Communicate positively with director, co-workers, students and parents • Maintain homework room in an inviting way- organize books, and other materials • On occasion, coordinate special events with other staff –such as local field trips, early release day activities- and may supervise children in other programming areas
Minimum Qualifications / Skills Needed: 
• Experience working/volunteering with elementary children • Major area of study in K-8 education or in related fields of study • Enthusiastic and positive about learning • Must demonstrate a genuine interest in children and be a team player • Self motivated to help children improve their academic skills • Prefer experience tutoring children in any academic subject
Why do you need this position?: 
This position will further enrich the Afterschool Safe Place program and support academic achievement.
What educational benefits will the student gain from this position?: 
The student will gain experience in providing academic assistance for elementary children and in communicating with parents and teachers regarding homework and/or progress. Other benefits include recognizing motivation factors in young children and using various facilitation methods to support academic progress.
Term: 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Work Study: 
Work Study
Hours Per Week: 
19
Number of Students Needed: 
1
Summer: 
not-summer
Filled: 
Filled