If you are interested in working at Our Piece of the Pie ®, Inc., (OPP ®), please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
OPP celebrates diversity in its workforce and is committed to promoting equal opportunity for individuals at all levels. OPP ensures equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religious creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, mental retardation, learning disability, or physical disability, including but not limited to blindness.
OPP is looking for youth development professionals that have a passion for helping underserved disadvantaged urban youth. If you hold a Bachelor’s degree in the human services and/or social work field and are interested in helping young people overcome barriers to education, employment and training contact us. We are looking for self-driven, people that possess the ability to listen and to engage youth. You must be able to multi task and have networking capabilities to help young people access the necessary resources to help them achieve their short and long-term goals. Documenting the successes of each youth served is also critical to our outcomes driven approach.
Academic Services offers an array of supports, services/activities to increase youth’s math/reading competencies/gains. Academic Specialist assists youth with building their confidence for a seamless transition from secondary to post-secondary education. Assists youth with re-enrollment into their home school. Provides homework help, tutoring, remediation and ESL support. Coordinates activities/schedule and provide oversight for suspended youth. Provides GED, SAT & CAPT test preparation. Offers academic support to youth attending online school. Engages youth in post-secondary planning. Coordinates summer bridge program (including identifying resources and human capital). Bachelor’s degree required, Education field preferred. CT Teacher Certification with a special concentration in any of these competencies: Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies is preferred, not required. Two-three years of experience working in educational environment preferably K-12. Proficient in use of computer technology primarily Microsoft WORD & EXCEL. Excellent written and oral communications skills.
Assists teacher in planning and providing of developmentally appropriate activities including projects for reading, math, language arts and science interventions, assists in arranging and upkeep of classroom as well as equipment and materials, assists in supervising all activities to ensure safety of each youth at all times, helps to establish good habits and maintain good behavior of students, works with other staff members cooperatively. HS Diploma required ; college students are encouraged to apply.
Supervises monitors and organizes staff workloads and schedules. Collects data on individual students, classrooms and programs to design effective interventions to enhance service delivery and to evaluate the effectiveness of those interventions. Assesses aspects of the educational environment that contribute to or detract from the social, emotional and academic development of students using classroom behavioral assessment data. Assists academic staff to develop and implement alternative instructional strategies or programs to meet the needs of all students. Helps academic staff members develop appropriate goals, strategies and outcome measurement methods for students with special needs.
Conducts research on instructional innovative tools to inform existing pedagogy methods. Consults with parents or caring adults, educators, staff and directors to help with problem solving in the home, OPP center, school and district. Applies knowledge of, and sensitivity to, individual abilities and disabilities and diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. Applies that knowledge across a broad range of strategies to promote student development and learning. Acts as a change agent at all levels of the system by facilitating communication and cooperation among all members of OPP community. Maintains and strengthens organizational partnerships. Bachelor’s degree with an educational focus preferred. Two or more years of professional level experience in Educational Psychology, Social Work, or as a Language Arts teacher. Ability to instruct individuals/groups and measure training effects. Ability to maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with youth and staff alike.
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