SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Lead Teacher will oversee the operations of the Saturday Academy program, including supervising staff, ensuring proper attendance accounting, and communicating with parents.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensure effectiveness of the overall program by overseeing that program requirements are met each session, such as proper attendance tracking, providing meals, and effective instructional delivery;
Ensure the supervision and safety of assigned students at all times during program hours;
Ensure staff is implementing all aspects of the Saturday Academy curriculum;
Ensure staff maintains the classrooms;
Ensure student attendance is monitored and recorded;
Ensure staff hours are recorded and monitored;
Communicate with parents;
Collaborate with Janitor to ensure School/Classrooms are open and closed;
Ensure all staff has materials and supplies needed;
Communicate with District and Program Assistant about program needs;
Ensure all students receive lunch for the day;
Collect attendance registers from Youth Leaders at end of each session, review, sign and submit to the ASPIRE box at their school on following Monday;
Collect timesheets from Youth Leaders on the Saturday before the end of the pay period, review, sign and submit to the ASPIRE box on the following Monday;
Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS:
Education & Experience:
Must be a credentialed Teacher currently employed at the district where the program will be implemented.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Interest in working with, mentoring, and tutoring at-risk youth;
Ability to work well with students, parents, peers, school staff, and others;
Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, peers, school staff and others;
Ability to work as part of a team and act as a positive role model for students and staff;
Ability to write basic reports summarizing events;
Other related duties as assigned.
Language & Computer Skills:
The ability to speak Spanish is desired at many of our school sites;
Competence with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Must be able to lift and carry small loads (up to 25 lbs.) and stand for prolonged hours.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT & BENEFITS: