Education Director

    • Job Tracking ID: 512291-642641
    • Job Location: San Francisco, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 01, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Club House Name: Visitacion Valley
    • Job Status: Full Time
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Job Description:

The Education Director provides leadership for the Club for all academic programs and initiatives for youth ages 6-18.  S/he 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.

KEY ROLES (ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES)

Education Department Duties (70%)

  • Serve as a leader and resource for all Club staff and members in academics and educational programs.
  • Plan, organize and conduct educational programs, including homework help, tutoring, literacy, STEM and College Prep programs.
  • Establish and maintain solid partnerships with schools where Club members attend to create channels of communication to better serve the youth academically.
  • Manage partnerships that provide programs or resources for youth, including Literacy, STEM, College Prep and tutoring partners.
  • Develop and implement outreach strategies to get new youth to participate in the education program
  • Collaborate to develop programs and strategies to support members and families during key educational transitions.
  • 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.
  • Work with paid and volunteer tutors and students to participate in an ongoing academic development
  • Develop educational programs that are engaging 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:

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

  • 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.