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After School Program Instructor

Company: Wonderful College Prep Academy
Location: Delano
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionWonderful College Prep Academy is a charter network in California's Central Valley committed to providing a world-class education for all students. The Academy's mission is to graduate students prepared to earn a college degree and to put them on a promising career path for life. We believe this begins with a nurturing, engaging, community-centered school environment where students develop a strong and well-rounded academic foundation. Ultimately, this will prepare generations of leaders in the Central Valley who are critical thinkers and life-long learners.The Academy's first school opened in Delano in 2009, serving students from across the Central Valley in grades 6-12. In 2016, we moved to our new, state-of-the-art college prep campus in Delano, and in the fall of 2017, added an elementary school in Delano and opened a second charter school in Lost Hills. In Delano, we serve over 2,000 students in grades TK-12, while in Lost Hills, we serve over 400 students in grades TK-10 and will grow to serve students through 12th grade over the next two years.All students have access to technology, from hands-on-STEM learning for younger students in a fully equipped "maker's space" to one-to-one school-provided devices for all students. The Academy aims to provide every opportunity for our students that often is not found in public or charter schools, including the ability to graduate from high school with a free Associate Degree. Through a unique partnership with Bakersfield College, our students enroll in college classes starting in 9th grade and complete all their A-G requirements, in addition to their AS Degree requirements over the course of four years. In addition, all graduates are eligible to earn a four-year renewable college scholarship through the generous support of Lynda and Stewart Resnick.We seek thoughtful, inclusive, skilled communicators, and creative problem-solvers who value continuous learning and who are excited to serve our students and families. Now is the time to join a team making enduring change within the Central Valley of California and beyond.Job Description

  • Prepare lesson plans for a program designed to increase academic achievement, physical fitness, and awareness of healthy eating habits for approval by the After-School Program Coordinator at least one (1) week in advance.
  • Assist the After-School Program Coordinator and After School Site Lead in developing, organizing, and implementing activities that promote the mission of the after-school program.
  • Record student attendance and submit daily to the After-School Program Site Lead no later than fifteen (15) minutes into the start of your session each day.
  • Manage student behavior through use of positive reinforcement strategies and communicate any incidents to the After-School-Program Site Lead no later than the end of the day.
  • Attend all after-school program staff meetings and up to three (3) professional development days per year, all of which will be held during your regularly scheduled time of Monday - Thursday, 2pm - 6pm & Friday, 11am - 5pm.
  • Effectively communicate with all after-school program staff.
  • Arrive to work at your scheduled time every day and be prepared to work on your lesson plans during the daily 45-minute prep time.
  • Attend any trainings offered by WCPA.Qualifications
    • Minimum of one (1) year prior experience working in a school or after-school program environment
    • Prior experience leading instruction in a small-group or classroom setting
    • Ability to communicate and work effectively with students, families, and staff of diverse ethnic, racial, cultural, educational, and economic backgrounds.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
    • Ability to successfully pass a background check (including fingerprints) upon official offer and acceptance of a position with WCPAAdditional Information
      • Highly competitive compensation, commensurate with experience, which includes annual performance and retention bonuses
      • Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance at no cost for the employee, 403b with company match, and STRS retirement pension.
      • Full-day onsite preschool for $50 per week
      • College scholarships for employees' children
      • Access to many Wonderful Company perks including the corporation health clinic and fitness centerQuality of Life in the Central Valley:Framed by the Sierra Nevada to the east and the Coast Ranges to the west, California's Central Valley is one of the world's most productive agricultural regions and the base of The Wonderful Company's agricultural operations. This vast area enjoys a moderate climate and offers residents a high quality of life, low cost of living, and a host of diverse cultural and recreational activities. From wine tasting and hiking to rafting, fishing, skiing, and surfing -- all within a two-hour drive -- the family-friendly Central Valley has much to offer.EEO is the law

Keywords: Wonderful College Prep Academy, Delano , After School Program Instructor, Education / Teaching , Delano, California

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