Peoples’ Self-Help Housing (PSHHC) is looking to hire a motivated part-time Para-Educator for our after-school (K-8) Education Program, located in Santa Maria. The purpose of the Para-Educator is to close the achievement gap by providing children with the opportunities to develop skills and competency in an environment that values learning and achievement through after-school and summer education programs.
With a mission to build affordable homes, with site-based services that offer opportunities to change lives and strengthen communities, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing is a the largest nonprofit developer on California’s Central Coast. We serve low income working families, farm-workers, seniors and veterans and provide welcoming environments for those living with disabilities and for the formerly homeless. Along with building and managing beautiful and accessible neighborhoods in San Luis, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, we offer a broad array of programs to promote, health, education and connections to community-based resources.
• Assist in the creation of plans and helps to implements after school programs.
• Works with students in grades K through 8.
• Help in scheduling daily student tutoring activities.
• Assist in creating, maintaining and/or updating student progress files.
• Help monitor student progress in conjunction with the Lead Educator.
• Ensures student roster is up-to-date.
• Attends all regional meetings and any other meetings/trainings.
• Performs office work: phone, email, copying, filing, scanning, organizing, etc.
• Perform other duties as required by the Lead Educator, Regional Education Coordinator or Education
Skill & Knowledge Requirements
• Fluent in English (verbal and in writing), Spanish language skills a plus.
• Works productively both independently and in team environments.
• Ability to lead and tutor groups of children in various activities and subjects.
• Ability to use the Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, Outlook and Powerpoint.
• Ability to manage confidential information in a sensitive manner.
• Ability to maintain cultural sensitivity when working with the public and our staff.
• Experience working with special needs children highly desired.
• Must pass ASES tests: English, Math, Ability to Assist, and a written test.
• Demonstrated ability to work with children in an education setting.
• Tutoring of students in grades K-8 in multiple subjects highly preferred.
• 2 years of higher education study, AA degree and/or passing of the substitute teacher exam.
• Maintains current CPR/First Aid certifications, Live-Scan clearance and annual TB test.
• Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have access to a dependable automobile and/or means of reliable transportation.
• May have to sit, stand, and/or walk for long period of time.
May have to reach, squat, bend, and/or lift office-related objects
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