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Job Title: Quality Advisor

Report to: Quality Assistance Manager

Employment Status: Full-time

Manages Others: No

A Quality Advisor has the primary responsibility for growing quality in afterschool sites by maintaining effective relationships and implementing the coaching cycle with Dallas Afterschool client staff and ensuring the implementation of best practices in client agencies.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Manage a portfolio of client sites, including develop trusted and engaging working relationships with client staff, execute coaching process, and suggest/implement Dallas Afterschool resources to improve quality.
  • Communicate client needs internally and collaborate for effective and efficient placement of Dallas Afterschool resources.
  • Communicate progress of client sites on path of quality growth internally and externally.
  • Collect examples of high-quality programming and communicate examples to provide models for others.
  • Represent Dallas Afterschool and its initiative to stakeholders and interested parties, as appropriate.
  • Maintain data around and communicate progress of client sites on path of quality internally and externally.
  • Participate in annual reviews of quality tools and quality improvement process.
  • Instruct and lead training events that support knowledge and implementation of afterschool/summer best practices.
  • Serve as subject matter expert or technical consultant for Dallas Afterschool clients, for publications, and for educational or training events.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills to professionally, tactfully, and effectively promote quality improvement.
  • Outcomes-focused while attending to details.
  • Detailed knowledge of best practices in out-of-school time programming.
  • Working knowledge of best practices in nonprofit management.
  • Detailed ability to identify covert and overt best practices within a program.
  • Ability to influence a change in behavior.
  • Strong analytic and organizational skills.
  • General knowledge of Dallas as a city and the cultures and needs inherent in urban out-of-school time programming.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or minimum 3 years of experience as staff or supervisor of afterschool/summer programs
  • Experience with data management/report generation
  • Additional experience with the Program Quality Initiative, degree in an education field, experience in staff development, training, and/or evaluation a plus
  • Passion for the importance of quality afterschool and summer programs.

To apply:

Please send resume to [email protected]. Include “Quality Advisor” in subject line. Due to the volume of applicants, you will only be contacted if our selection committee chooses to schedule an interview with you. No phone calls please!

 

Job Title: Assessor

Report to: Research and Evaluation Manager

Employment Status: Part-time

Manages Others: No

Dallas Afterschool Assessors conduct safety and quality assessments of Dallas Afterschool partner
programs using the Afterschool Quality Advancement (AQuA) assessment tool and a safety checklist.
Each Assessor conducts two to three on-site assessments per week. To conduct the assessment, the
Assessor travels to the afterschool program site to conduct an in-person interview with the site lead
and documents, in detail, their observations of the areas that impact afterschool quality. The following
day, utilizing their detailed notes and recorded interview, the Assessor scores the assessment. To
ensure consistency, Assessors conduct weekly peer reviews of each other’s assessments. Finally, the
Assessor reviews the assessment results with the site’s assigned Quality Advisor (QA).
The position requires 20 to 25 hours per week, 2:00pm to 6:00 pm, Monday thru Friday during the
operating school year. The compensation rate is $20 to $22 per hour depending on experience and mileage
is reimbursed at the IRS rate.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting un-biased quality assessments at Dallas Afterschool supported sites through the Dallas area

  • Accurately scoring, including detailed notes, the site assessment within Salesforce

  • Communicating clear, accurate, and useful feedback, both written and verbal, to QAs to assist them in
    the coaching process

Education &/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of one year of experience in education, afterschool, and/orsummer programs, OR
  • Associate degree (or pursuing a degree) with a minimum of two years of experience in education afterschool and/or summer programs
  • Experience as an in-school or afterschool program evaluator (e.g. CLASS, TEI, Weikart), a plus

Knowledge &  Skills

  • Knowledge of best practices in educational or youth development programming
  • Ability to conduct one-on-one interviews and observations objectively and without bias
  • Access to a reliable automobile between the hours of 2pm and 6pm, Monday thru Friday

 Personal Attributes

  • Strong work ethic (i.e. punctual, reliable, pays attention to detail and positive attitude)
  • High degree of self-initiative, organization, prioritization and follow-through
  • Adaptable and flexible, able to shift styles to fit the needs of a wide range of cultures, people, and
  • organizations

Hiring Process

Resume &  Cover Letter

  • You must submit a resume to [email protected] to be considered.
  • Please put Assessor in the subject line.
  • Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
  • Please do not contact staff directly regarding your application status. Thank you.

Phone Interview

  • Two Dallas Afterschool staff will conduct a thirty-minute phone interviews beginning October 22 nd .

3. In-office &  Site Interview

  • This two-part interview will begin in late October or early November and take two and a half hours one afternoon.
  • First you will participate in a thirty to forty-five-minute behavioral interview with two to three Dallas Afterschool staff and spend fifteen minutes meeting our CEO.
  • If you do not have prior experience as an in-school or afterschool evaluator, you will observe and provide feedback on an afterschool program site.
  • We would like to have the selected candidate start in late November or early December.

The following opportunities are available at other organizations:

Readers 2 Leaders (R2L)

Job Title:               Team Read Instructors

Job Category:     Program/Professional Staff (Full-Time)

City/Region:       Greater Dallas

Description:                          Readers 2 Leaders (R2L) seeks a full time literacy instructor to help support our mission to develop and grow the reading skills of children in Dallas, ages 3-12 yrs. Our programs provide high-quality reading intervention to help children accelerate their reading growth and catch up to grade level, and beyond. This position requires daytime availability and dependable transportation for travel to and between program sites. The R2L Team Read Instructor is a vital position to the organization.  Instructors are responsible for planning, preparing and delivering early reading instruction to students enrolled in Team Read programs.

Readers 2 Leaders is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to helping all children in Dallas read at or above grade level. Our mission is to develop and grow the reading skills of children in Dallas ages 3-12 so that they succeed in school and graduate and  prepared to live productive lives.

 

We recognize that students who don't read on grade level by third grade are four times less likely to graduate high school, and we work to help all our students beat the odds. We operate Booktown, home of our flagship After-School Program and community lending library. We also provide in- and after-school reading tutoring within Dallas ISD and charter school networks.  

 

Responsibilities:               

  • Receive training and become proficient in R2L’s methods for teaching early-reading skills.  Training includes but is not limited to systematic phonics, guided reading, running records, assessment analysis and social/emotional learning
  • Plan, prepare and deliver phonics and guided reading instruction in a pull-out setting to approximately 36 students enrolled in Team Read at partner elementary schools located in Dallas.
  • Plan, prepare and deliver phonics and guided reading instruction to approximately 30 students enrolled in the Team Read After-School, Partner or Summer Camp Programs
  • Administer a variety of reading assessments to identify and monitor students’ progress in reading level and skill.  Assessments include, but are not limited to, DRA2 (Developmental Reading Assessment), ISIP, sight words, phonological and phonemic awareness and fluency.
  • Act as liaison between faculty and administration at partner sites and R2L supervisors regarding session schedules, to ensure planned schedule and sessions occur and dosage requirements for students are met.
  • Encourage and monitor students’ progress and use assessment information to adjust teaching strategies.
  • Collect and maintain documentation and student data for assessment scores, attendance, demographic information, outcome measures and survey results.
  • Complete performance data reports documenting students’ progress for school staff and parents, including individual comments regarding student progress.
  • Manage/coordinate a small group of volunteers to read with children during Buddy Reading sessions.
  • Assist students with homework during the After-School Program
  • Assist in creating educational and engaging hands-on learning activities for Summer Camp programs.
  • Manage student behavior by establishing and enforecing expectations and procedures and enforcing a Positive Behavior Intervention System.
  • Provide a safe and nurturing learning environment for all students.
  • All other duties as assigned by supervising staff.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably with an emphasis on education/literacy - required
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience working with children in a teaching/educational setting - required
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience teaching early reading and literacy – preferred
  • Proficient in all Microsoft applications
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • CPR certification - preferred

Salary and Benefits:

  • $38-42,000 per year, commensurate with experience
  • Full-time employee health insurance premiums paid by R2L
  • Dental and vision plans available
  • Retirement plan
  • 25 days paid time off per year plus some holidays

Start Date: July 8, 2019

Please submit resume and cover letter (required) to http://readers-2-leaders.prismhr-hire.com . Please include “Team Read Instructor,” followed by your name, in the email subject line. No phone calls please. Learn more at www.readers2leaders.org

 

 

Title:  Program Teacher Intern, Heart House Dallas

Job Summary:

Program Teacher Interns assist the program teacher in working directly with 30-35 students. This is a part time role with hours of 3 - 6 pm, three days a week.
This role includes duties related to assisting with teaching and mentoring students.
Job Responsibilities:
- Supervise students
- Help students with homework
- Help ensure the classroom is clean, organized, safe, and conducive to learning
- Help the program teacher implement lessons and activities
- Assist with other tasks as assigned by staff
Qualifications:
- High School degree preferred
- Experience with kids preferred
- Bilingual preferred
Program Teacher Intern Stipend:
If Intern begin in the Spring semester, they will receive a $1,200 stipend for the completion of
300 hours. The stipend will be paid out in equal monthly payments throughout the semester.

Title:  Program Teacher, Heart House Dallas

Job Summary:

Program Teacher work directly with 30-35 students. This is a part time role with hours of 1 - 6 pm, five days a week and pays $12 per hour.
This role includes duties related to assisting with teaching and mentoring students.
Job Responsibilities:

- Prepare for and deliver lessons each day

- Supervise students
- Ensure classroom is clean, organized, safe, and conducive to learning
- Oversee all administrative tasks of the classroom including keeping the class roster up-
to-date, taking attendance, tracking meals, submitting work orders, and corresponding
with parents
- Lead interns and AmeriCorps members so they are effectively utilized in the classroom
- Help integrate volunteers into the classroom

Qualifications:
- High School degree required
- Experience with kids required, experience leading or teaching preferred
- Bilingual preferred

 

Title:  After-School Teaching Assistant

Job Summary:

Support the daily operations of Readers 2 Leaders' after-school reading intervention program serving elementary age students.

Job Requirements:  

  • Hours Mon - Thurs 3 - 6 pm, January - May 2019
  • Experience working with children
  • ability to facilitate group and one-on-one learning activities
  • ability to multi-task 
  • skills in setting expectations and managing behaviors
  • flexibility, care and concern in creating a safe learning environment for children
  • interest in education and child development
  • $10 - $15 per hour

To apply, submit resume to jobsreaders2leaders.org

 

Jubilee Park Instructional Aide

The Instructional Aide is responsible for assisting the Afterschool Teacher in the planning, organizing and implementing appropriate instructional materials in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop to their full academic potential during the Jubilee’s Afterschool Program.  The Instructional Aide works Monday-Friday from 2:30-6:30 PM (subject to change) and reports to the Program Delivery Manager.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate with some college preferred
  • 1 year working in a classroom or afterschool setting preferred
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred
  • Ability to work well with children
  • Able to communicate effectively

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Fill in an instructional lead when afterschool teacher is absent
  • Pick up students and assist with transition from day school to afterschool
  • Assist afterschool teacher in planning enrichment activities that facilitate active learning experiences
  • Assist with developing weekly lesson plans
  • Provide homework assistance
  • Maintain an environment conducive to learning where students feel safe
  • Monitor students during I-station
  • Manage student behavior by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs
  • Maintain time sheet
  • Maintain emotional control under stress
  • Moderate standing, bending and lifting.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required by the Program Delivery Manager.

To apply send your resume to [email protected]

Jubilee Park Specialized Student Support Interventionist

Job Purpose

The Afterschool Site Coordinator is a part- time professional position which will be responsible for maintaining a safe, engaging, enriching environment conducive to learning where afterschool students and their parents are happy and feel welcomed. The Afterschool Site Coordinator works Monday – Friday from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm and reports to the Program Delivery Manager.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure afterschool teachers have curriculum materials and supplies for classrooms.
  • Assist with collecting lesson plans, timesheets and other documents from afterschool staff
  • Serve as a liaison between teachers, parent, students and Program Delivery Manager
  • Serve as a substitute afterschool teacher
  • Assist with monitoring Istation data to ensure we are meeting site goals.
  • Monitor check out system for afterschool parents picking up students.
  • Model/team teaches with afterschool teachers.
  • Work with students who have behavioral challenges.
  • Assist with formal and informal classroom evaluations of teachers.
  • Assist with implementing program surveys and report necessary data to Quality Assurance Manager.
  • Assist Volunteer Coordinator with assigning volunteers to work with students and in classrooms.
  • Work collaboratively with partner school staff, teachers and afterschool staff
  • Attend trainings/meetings as required by the Program Manager.
  • Maintain confidential and sensitive information.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or in a directly related field required
  • Valid Teachers Certificate required
  • 2 years’ experience working in an afterschool setting preferred
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively with parents, teachers and other stakeholders.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Familiarity with basic computer software programs and ability to type.

To apply send your resume to [email protected]

 

Jubilee Park Afterschool Teacher

The Afterschool Teacher is responsible for planning, organizing and implementing appropriate instructional materials in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop to their full academic potential during the Jubilee’s Afterschool Program.  The Afterschool Teacher works Monday-Friday from 2:30-6:30 PM (subject to change) and reports to the Program Delivery Manager.

Qualifications

  • Certified teacher (preferred)
  • 2+ years working in a classroom or afterschool setting
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred
  • I-station experience preferred
  • Ability to work well with children
  • Ability to prepare high quality lessons
  • Ability to instruct and manage afterschool students effectively
  • Ability to communicate efficiently

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan, prepare and deliver enrichment activities that facilitate active learning experiences.
  • Develop and provide weekly lesson plans.
  • Provide homework assistance.
  • Maintain an environment conducive to learning where students feel safe.
  • Ensure students meet required I-Station login time/requisites.
  • Manage student behavior by establishing and enforcing rules and procedures.
  • Communicate necessary information regularly to students, colleagues and parents regarding student progress and student needs.
  • Maintain time sheet.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of students’ progress and development.
  • Maintain emotional control under stress. Moderate standing, bending and lifting.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required by the Program Delivery Manager.

 

To apply send your resume to [email protected]

 

On-Site Kids-U Manager (OKM) | Kids-U

 

The OKM manages the day-to-day operations and serves as the supervisor for one Kids-U program site. The OKM must be committed to the goals of the program, willing to work collaboratively with all program constituents (students, tutors, Kids-U administrative and managerial staff, volunteers, community leaders and donors), and be familiar with the culture and dynamics of the community. OKMs are expected to work Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, from 2:30PM-6:00PM, and 1:00PM-6:00PM on Wednesdays.
 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Associate degree or High school diploma with at least 3 years of experience with children acceptable
  • Currently enrolled undergraduate student

Experience:

  • Prefer one year or more experience in working with children ages 5-12
  • Basic Computer Skills: Microsoft Word/Excel/Power Point
  • Basic Research Skills

Responsibilities:

  • Work to recruit children
  • Work to train, coach, and manage Academic Coaches
  • Ensure proper implementation of the Kids-U program by managing daily site activities
  • Attend all trainings
  • Serve in a supervisory capacity and as the primary contact for the Academic Coaches
  • Coordinate activities, trips, family/community engagement initiatives and volunteer responsibilities.
  • Ensure Academic Coaches have the necessary materials and supplies for daily activities.
  • Observe Academic Coaches facilitating Pathways curriculum lesson and provide constructive feedback frequently.
  • Maintain accurate and complete records for each child.
  • Ensure all reports (attendance, food and timesheets) are updated daily and turned in on time.
  • Maintain regular communication with Director of Operations.
  • Model and monitor the implementation of all policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that site is clean, organized and well maintained
  • Notify apartment management and maintenance staff regarding any concerns to the site
  • Create an environment of teamwork
  • Make all visitors to the site feel welcome 
  • Ensure Pathways curriculum & additional programming is implemented (Character Cures, GS & BS Troops) is followed and implemented daily.

Salary:

  • Hourly rate: $14/hour; 16-20 hours per week

If interested, please email your resume to Courtney Taylor-El at [email protected].

 

AmeriCorps Summer Camp Counselor

The AmeriCorps Summer Camp Counselor serves as the facilitator of learning for a maximum of 15 students. The AmeriCorps Summer Camp Counselor has access to leadership development and networking opportunities geared toward continued direct service and advocacy on behalf of children and families.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise students at all times.
  • Setup, manage, clean and break down classroom space according to standards developed by Kids-U.
  • Engage a maximum of 15 students per class in the Pathways curriculum according to standards developed and in the guide provided by Kids-U.
  • Attend all required trainings.
  • Serve as a Kids-U leader, activity facilitator, and chaperone.
  • Collaborate with staff to establish and maintain a supportive and structured environment for the students entrusted to their care.
  • Report any concerns regarding the students in the program to the On-site Kids-U Manager.

Qualifications:

  • Must have completed one year of college and have plans to complete their college degree (minimum age 18)
  • Ability to motivate others and work as part of a team
  • Strong appreciation and understanding of individual cultural history and the willingness to be open and respectful of all cultures
  • Exhibit a positive attitude; model a mature and professional demeanor
  • Excellent written and verbal skills

Work experience requirements:

  • Desire to assist at-risk children empowering them to achieve
  • Experience in working with children ages 5 - 14 helpful   
  • Basic Computer Skills: Microsoft Word/Excel/Power Point

References:

  • Submit to a background check

If interested, please email your resume to Courtney Taylor-El at [email protected].

 

 

YMCA

Imagine Science Curriculum Leader: Imagine Science, a national collaborative between the YMCA, Boys and Girls Club, the 4H, and Girls, Inc, is currently hiring for Curriculum Leaders for our Summer STEM Outreach Team. Traveling across Dallas, the Curriculum Leader will lead their team to deliver hands on STEM programming to youth mainly in the 4th- 8th grade range. The Curriculum Leader will be the driving force behind their team, and should have strong class management skills with youth and strong job management skills with staff. Curriculum is provided, but the Curriculum Lead should have the skills to interpret and coach staff to lead it effectively. Curriculum Leader will also be responsible for making sure their team has adequate supplies for the activity and bringing supplies from storage to the site.

This is a rewarding job focused on serving underprivileged communities and giving youth valuable skills for their futures. STEM activities range from basic sciences such as chemistry and physics, to coding and robotics, to health and nutrition.

Weekly hours will range between 20-30 hrs. Typical hours fall between 9-4pm. No weekends with the exception of one or two training days.

Pay starts at $16/hr

Desired Skills:

  • Teaching Experience Highly Preferred
  • STEM knowledge
  • Youth instructional work experience
  • Day camp or After school work experience
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Positive role model

Requirements:

  • Must Be 18 or older
  • High School Graduate, College Graduate Preferred
  • Must have reliable transportation as activities take place across Dallas
  • Must be able to pass YMCA Background Check
  • Must be able to pass CPR/First Aid Training (this is provided at no cost)

Free YMCA Membership and program discounts with employment.

Apply online at https://wfa.kronostm.com/index.jsp?POSTING_ID=61228268355&LOCATION_ID=87712808235&locale=en_US&SEQ=postingLocationDetails&applicationName=YMCADallasNonReqExt

 

Imagine Science Group Leader: Imagine Science, a national collaborative between the YMCA, Boys and Girls Club, the 4H, and Girls, Inc, is currently hiring for Group Leaders for our Summer STEM Outreach Team. Traveling across Dallas, the team will lead hands on STEM projects with students mainly in the 4th-8th grade range. Group Leaders should be proficient in STEM knowledge and working with youth in the targeted age range. Strong facilitation skills are a plus.

 

This is a rewarding job focused on serving underprivileged communities and giving youth valuable skills for their futures. STEM activities range from basic sciences such as chemistry and physics, to coding and robotics, to health and nutrition.

Weekly hours will range between 20-30 hrs. Typical hours fall between 9-4pm. No weekends with the exception of one or two training days.

Pay: $10-$14/hr

Desired Skills:

  • STEM knowledge- great job for college STEM majors
  • Youth instructional work experience
  • Day camp or After school work experience
  • Experience in teaching environment
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Positive role model

Requirements:

  • Must Be 18 or older
  • High School Graduate
  • Must have reliable transportation as activities take place across Dallas
  • Must be able to pass YMCA Background Check
  • Must be able to pass CPR/First Aid Training (this is provided at no cost)

Free YMCA Membership and program discounts with employment.

Apply online at: https://wfa.kronostm.com/index.jsp?POSTING_ID=61227957492&LOCATION_ID=87712808235&locale=en_US&SEQ=postingLocationDetails&applicationName=YMCADallasNonReqExt

 

Updated 08/12/2018

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