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DESCRIPTION OF BASIC FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direction of Grandma’s House Board of Directors the teacher director is responsible for the supervision and implementation of Grandma’s House Preschool. One half of her eight hour day is teaching and the other half is managing the business and paperwork necessary to run the program.
- Teacher: Creates a developmentally age appropriate environment.
- Creates & implements developmentally age appropriate lesson plans.
- Create & maintain a positive classroom climate, including redirection of children
- Compiles & maintains children’s files.
- Collects data & materials for portfolios.
- Must be able to acquire a pediatric CPR and first aid card, & keep current
- Has 24 units of ECE, has a Teacher Permit or higher from the California Teacher Credentialing Dept.
- Knowledge of behavioral modification techniques
- Creates and maintains a professional and harmonious relationship with staff & parents or clients
- Supervises staff and volunteers in the classroom
- Conducts or assists with parent meetings
- Evaluates & orders materials as needed with attention to cost (budget), and developmental screening needs of students
- Knowledge of ECERS, or Preschool Foundations & Curriculum, or screening tools (DRDP) is helpful
- Develops lesson plans and instructional materials for whole, individual, and small group instruction
- Provides appropriate physical and psychological environment to establish and reinforce acceptable pupil behavior, attitude, social skills, and self-image
- Participates in in-service education and selected professional growth classes
- Performs basic attendance accounting
- Supervises pupils in out-of-classroom activities during the assigned working day
- Performs other relevant duties as required
- Ability to meet physical requirements necessary to perform safely and effectively required duties. Must possess a regular General Elementary Services Credential or Children’s Center Permit. Need to be able to lift at least 40 – 50 lbs.
- Early childhood education theory and practice
- Teaching techniques and the needs and requirements of students
- Functions and procedures specific to the classroom environment
- Basic first aid practices, procedures, and techniques
- Read, write, and type at a sufficient level to successfully perform the required duties
- Follow written and oral instructions
- Organize a task and carry to completion with efficient use of time
- Possess effective communication skills
- Understand and work effectively with pre-kindergarten children and adults
- Maintain a harmonious working relationship with others
- Ability to hear and understand speech at normal levels
- See and read notes, memos and printed material
- Write legible reports
- Bend, twist, kneel, stoop, sit and stand for extended periods of time
- Lift and carry twenty-five (25) pounds
- Reach in all directions
- Speak clearly and effectively
- 12 core semester units early childhood education/development
- 3 semester units in administration or Staff Relations
- 4 years teaching experience in a supervised group Child Care Center
- A degree in child development, 3 unites Administration and 2 years teaching experience
- BA degree in child development, s units Administration and 1 year teaching experience
- Child Development Site Supervisor Permit or Program Director Permit
WORK YEAR: Two hundred forty-six (246) days
This organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex (pregnancy or gender), sexual orientation, marital status, national origin (including language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical), including HIV and AIDS, age (40 and above), medical condition (cancer/genetic characteristics), denial of family and medical care leave, or denial of pregnancy disability leave or reasonable accommodation. Inquiries regarding compliance procedures may be directed to our personnel office. This organization is a Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace. This organization requires a successful candidate to provide with employment eligibility and verification of a legal right to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
Teacher/Director for the Tutoring Program
|Job Title||Program Director/ Teacher|
|Reports to||Board of Directors|
|Starting||$25 per hour (Vary depending on grants acquired)|
|Workdays:||Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday; 3.5 hours per day|
Grandma’s House is a non-profit organization that serves the community by tutoring students performing below their grade level according to California Standards Test. The Program Director oversees the organization’s delivery and development and teaches classes to students. A Program Director seeks appropriate training to carry out responsibilities for the position, keep abreast of developments in assigned areas, and remain informed of changes, trends, and new techniques affecting programming and management. Perform other related functions as directed.
A. Supervise and Teach:
- Under the direction of the Board of Directors, assign, evaluate, and direct program staff and volunteer under the board of directors
- Establish an effective Grandma’s House organization with clear lines of responsibility and with the necessary delegation of authority
- Twice a year, create appraisals of pupil progress and ensure direct reports to parents
- Adequately observe staff, volunteers, and students’ activities, enforce safety regulations, and apply appropriate management/ instructional techniques (explicitly reading and math)
- Direct appropriate training to carry out responsibilities for the position, keep abreast of developments in assigned areas, and keep informed of changes, trends, and new techniques affecting programming and management.
- Coordinate and arrange for when substitutes are needed
- Direct and apply grade-appropriate programs
- Plan, implement, and direct the operational procedures and processes of Grandma’s House
- Represent the organization by maintaining a positive working relationship with the community
- Manage, lead, and direct the functions and activities of an afterschool tutoring program
- Responds to complaints promptly
- Assists in the recruitment and hiring of staff
- Participate in fundraising activities and special events as needed
- Ensure cleanliness and orderly appearance of facilities
- Knowledge of existing policies and systems
- Manage, lead, and direct the functions and activities of an afterschool
- Principles, techniques, strategies, goals, and objectives of public education
- Possession of a valid California teaching credential or equivalence in experience
- four years of teaching experience preferred
- Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff
- Formulating and following safety procedures and policies.
- Strong computer skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet use
- Suggested speaking a second language, such as Spanish
- Must have management skills and experience in working in an afterschool tutoring program
- With consultation from the Board of Directors, Plan and organize work to meet schedules and timelines
- Effectively present information to colleagues in informal and formal presentations
- Ability to analyze and offer alternative solutions to problems
- Ability to meet physical requirements necessary to safely and effectively perform required duties
- Ability to follow oral and written directions
- Ability to get along with co-workers and deal with the general [public tactfully, courteously, and professionally
- Willingness to persistently contact and effectively outreach with other parties when necessary.
- Create, compose, and edit professional emails and other formal documents
- Communicate both orally and in writing effectively with parents and children, employees, and volunteers of Grandma’s House
- Office environment
- Driving a vehicle to conduct work
- Classroom environment
- Sit and stand for extended periods
- Ability to lift 25 pounds maximum and carry objects weighing 15 pounds
- Bend, twist, kneel and stoop
This organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, creed, age, gender, or disability. Inquiries regarding compliance procedures may be directed to our personnel office. Grandma’s House is an at-will employer.
This organization complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Persons with a disability who may need some accommodation in the hiring process should contact our personnel office. This organization is a Drug and Tobacco – Free workplace. This organization requires a successful candidate to provide employment eligibility and verification of a legal right to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
All employees and volunteers will be processed with Fingerprint and background checks.
The Math Coach will be the director of Grandma’s House Math Academy. S/he will be responsible for the overall running of the program’s curriculum, “Khan Academy on-line Math Program.
The job responsibility will include working with a team of volunteers, one of which will consist of an adult partner and two – three high school math mentors. The Math Coach will be a teacher in math instruction, familiar with math curriculum for grades 4 – 8th, assessment and differentiation in Grades 4 – 8, the candidate will provide support in continual assessment development and the collection, management, and analysis of data and with the support of the team the Math Coach will be responsible for the reporting of student achievement data.
- Part time – three afternoons a week – Tuesday – Thursday
- 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
- 116 days for the 2023 – 2024 school year
- Pay: $15.50 per hour
- Must be able to organize and manage a classroom of 15 – 20 students
- Skills to organize a volunteer support team
- Provide direct instruction to small groups of students and one-on-one
- Enjoys working with middle school students
- Has a love for and understanding of how to teach math.
- Must have a degree in math
- Is familiar with the Khan Academy Math Program
- Understands how to work with and build a team
Grandma’s House is a nonprofit. We provide free tutoring for at-risk students. We have three programs: An afterschool tutoring program (reading and language arts), a preschool for 2 – 6-year-old students and the 7th and 8th grade math academy. There are three directors, one for each program, the directors are responsible for reporting to Grandma’s House Board of Directors for the program they run:
- The Tutoring Program Director
- Preschool Director
- Math Academy Director
To apply for either position, please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant certifications using the link below. We look forward to reviewing your application and considering you for a rewarding career with us.