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After School Instructor

Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula Redwood City, CA
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Are you interested in helping to close the opportunity gap? Are you passionate about providing opportunities for low-income youth right here in your backyard? Apply today to become an After School Instructor with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula!Position Overview:

BGCP, in partnership with the Ravenswood and Redwood City School Districts, runs after-school programs for grades K-8 designed to provide students with dynamic academic and enrichment activities and homework assistance to support and complement the school day curriculum and improve school outcomes and interest in learning. Drawing on best practices in youth development, staff members guide students to build academic and life skills in a meaningful, fun context.

Program Goals:

  • Increase positive academic behaviors and academic achievement
  • Develop positive attitudes/youth development indicators
  • Provide positive supports and opportunities for students
  • Increase parent/guardian engagement and satisfaction

Employment Status: Part Time, 21-25 hours per week
Department: School Sites
Expected Work Hours: Monday-Friday 2:00pm-6:00pm (Exceptions: Wednesdays 12:30pm-6:00pm or Thursdays 12:30pm-6:00pm depending on school district placement)
Compensation: $17.50+ per hour
Locations: Redwood City, Menlo Park or East Palo Alto

What will you do?

  • Manage a classroom of approximately 20 students
  • Provide academic mentoring and homework assistance
  • Lead students through guided reading activities (K-5) and math groups (6-8)
  • Adapt lesson plans for delivering enrichment classes and clubs (art, cooking, fitness, etc.)
  • Conduct life skills and team-building activities
  • Communicate with parents/guardians, school staff, and BGCP leadership
  • Maintain a positive, safe, productive work environment
  • Participate in supporting special events and field trips
  • Attend trainings and professional development opportunities

What qualifications will the ideal candidate have?

  • Ability to motivate through positive reinforcement
  • Strong communication skills
  • Flexible in navigating a fast paced environment
  • Preferred one year experience working with K-8 youth

Benefits

  • Opportunity to become eligible for 401k contribution after 1 year of service
  • On-going coaching including quarterly staff training
  • Making our community a great place for all youth to grow up: priceless
  • Eligible for tuition reimbursement after 6 months of employment

Additional Requirements upon Acceptance

if offered a role as an After School Instructor you will need to provide

  • Proof of 48 earned college units or pass School District Instructional Aid Test
  • LiveScan background check clearance and negative TB Test result

Organization Overview

At the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula (BGCP), our business is changing lives. We are a vibrant, entrepreneurial nonprofit in the heart of Silicon Valley that is committed to partnering with schools to ensure the low-income students of our community graduate from high school, ready for college and career. BGCP is the largest expanded learning time organization in Silicon Valley, serving 2,300 students at twelve sites in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Redwood City. In neighborhoods where ⅓ of the students drop out of high school, BGCP members learn the importance of education and become part of a community of learners, wanting and expecting to succeed in school.

At the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula (BGCP), our business is changing lives. We are a vibrant, entrepreneurial nonprofit in the heart of Silicon Valley that is committed to partnering with schools to ensure the low-income students of our community graduate from high school, ready for college and career. BGCP is the largest expanded learning time organization in Silicon Valley, serving 2,300 students at twelve sites in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and Redwood City. In neighborhoods where ⅓ of the students drop out of high school, BGCP members learn the importance of education and become part of a community of learners, wanting and expecting to succeed in school.

Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula

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