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Education Director

  • Job Tracking ID: 512291-599736
  • Job Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Job Level: Management
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: November 29, 2017
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP
  • Club House Name: Don Fisher
  • Job Status: Full Time



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Job Description:

The Education Director has general responsibility for the Learning Center and is directly responsible to the Clubhouse Director. S/he shall plan, organize, direct and control the program and maintenance of the Education Department within the policies of the organization. S/he shall assume accountability for the results in achieving the outlined goals and objectives of the Education Program. This position is full-time (40 hours per week).

KEY ROLES (ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES)

Education Department Duties (70%)

  • Plan, organize and conduct educational programs, including tutoring, PSAT and SAT preparation, games and drop in activities
  • Develop and implement outreach strategies to get new youth to participate in the education program
  • Establish relationships with SFUSD and serve as a liaison and educational advocate for youth members at their schools
  • Promote and stimulate membership in the department insuring that every Club member participates in some Learning Center activities. Understand and communicate the importance of completing high school and developing a career path that strongly encourages college enrollment.
  • Conduct monthly reading and writing incentive programs and other literacy awareness activities
    Work with volunteer tutors and students to participate in an ongoing education improvement program
  • Develop educational programs that are stimulating and age appropriate for all members
  • Provide an environment that promotes creativity and exploration through learning
  • Direct and supervise department activities and all part time staff and/or volunteers assigned

Day to Day Duties (30%)

  • Make daily statistical reports to the Clubhouse Director
  • Attend all meetings, conferences and training as required, assist with any fundraising projects conducted by the Club and assist with all Club-wide special events
  • At all times maintain a professional appearance and manner reflective of the high standards of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco.

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelors degree in education or related field from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum two years classroom teaching experience in traditional or non traditional setting
  • Strong classroom management/discipline skills
  • Experience in curriculum development
  • Experience working with school systems including educational advocacy
  • Experience working with youth from diverse backgrounds
  • Experience working with youth in grades 1st-12th grade
  • Ability to develop and implement organized educational programs and services
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organization skills
  • Class B license for operation of motor vehicles in order to transport youth members (within 90 days of employment)
  • Current Red Cross first aid/CPR certification (within 90 days of employment)

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE PREFERRED:

  • Teaching credential from an accredited college or university
  • Knowledge of current educational trends in after school programming
  • Knowledge of current trends in evaluation and measurement
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Working knowledge of child/adolescent development theories
  • Strong computer skills including Windows, Microsoft Office, database and records management

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Must be able to lift 15 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for at least 1 hour
  • Must be able to sit at computer workstation for long time periods

DISCLAIMER:

The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.