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Operation Progress LA

Learning Coach: Grades 3rd and 4th (After-school/Spring 2019)

Employment type
Part Time
Posted
about 1 month ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

Operation Progress (OP) works in community of Watts to empower underserved youth to become educated, ethical, and productive adults who reach their full potential and positively contribute to society.  

 

OP is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as a Learning Coach for 3rd and 4th grade cohort. Learning Coaches work collaboratively with the Program Director to develop and facilitate objectives-based workshops in our expanded learning program. The successful candidate will have a strong knowledge of the best practices in youth development and will have a passion for working with elementary school scholars. 

 

Like all OP employees, the Learning Coach should demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission and values of Operation Progress and should have substantial expertise in all areas of responsibility.  Come join an organization that is in its 6th year offering high quality programming to youth and families in the Watts community of Los Angeles.

 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with OP staff to maintain scholar engagement and attendance targets;
  • Develop and implement programming focused on project – and service-based learning, adolescent literacy, team building and life-skills;
  • Assist in leading field trips, related extension activities and other special events to reinforce program objectives;
  • Practice OP facilitation methods, including group work and teambuilding, experiential and project-based learning methodologies;
  • Uphold and model OP values and youth development principals for all youth and colleagues;
  • Innovate and implement new point-of-service ideas;
  • Perform other duties as need and designed by Program Director.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School diploma and college enrollment or degree required (current college students are strongly encouraged to apply);
  • Experience working with youth in a classroom or youth development setting;
  • A record of success in facilitating and managing groups of youth;
  • Exhibits high energy, warmth, enthusiasm and patience in working with youth;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with co-workers, supervisors, and partners;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and presentations skills;
  • Desire to go above and beyond to pursue results. 

HOURS

  • after-school: 
  • Wednesday, 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM, Thursday, 3:00 PM until 4:00 PM; Friday 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM
  • Operation Progress Orientation (TBA)

 

To apply

Qualified candidates please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected]org. Please include all documents as one pdf file and use ‘Learning Coach 3rd & 4th Candidate’ in the subject line.