After School Program (ASES) Program Assistant

KIPP Bay Area Schools - San Jose, CA (30+ days ago)


About KIPP Bay Area Schools

KIPP is a non-profit network of 209 college-preparatory, public charter schools around the country educating early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school students. KIPP schools are united by a common mission, a commitment to excellence, and a belief that if we help children develop the academic and character strengths they need for college and choice filled lives, they will be able to build a better tomorrow for themselves, for their communities, for us all.

There are currently 12 KIPP schools in the Bay Area educating 5,200 students in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, San Lorenzo, San Jose, and Redwood City. In the fall of 2018, KIPP Bay Area Schools plans to open a new high school in East San Jose and a new elementary school in the Bayview Hunter's Point.

About KIPP Prize Preparatory Academy

At KIPP Prize Preparatory Academy we know that the prize will not be sent to us. We have to win it.

We know that some of the most competitive and robust opportunities in life and career exist in our own backyard- and we relentlessly prepare our students to be able to access those opportunities.

We provide a rigorous literacy-based, college preparatory curriculum combined with an emphasis on personalized learning, character, and a diverse range of cultural and enrichment experiences to enable our students to access the opportunities in the Silicon Valley and beyond. We believe that an excellent school is built when a thriving student and staff culture work in tandem, to climb the mountain to college.

We know that on our journey to college-readiness, there will be challenges. In partnership with our engaged and active families, we persist in our mission by approaching each second of each day of each year with joy and love- drawing on our most joyful and creative moments and keeping our eyes on the prize of our choice.

Position Overview

The ASES Program Assistant will work directly with the ASES Coordinator, providing homework assistance and academic support on site at KIPP Prize Preparatory Academy. Program leaders’ ability to establish authority through leadership, communication, and most importantly patience, is essential to success. Must be able to commit to working throughout the entire school year.

Roles and Responsibilities

Implement after school activities within assigned core program areas, including academic assistance, homework club.
Use positive behavior and classroom management techniques with children.
Act to ensure the safety of members and others, and ensure facility cleanliness.
Participate in all activities including preparation, set-up, take-down and clean-up.
Assist in documenting program schedules, youth participation and outcomes.
Assist with program registration, customer service, and community outreach
Communicate and work effectively with students, staff, parents, school personnel, and community partners.
Accurately track student attendance (sign-in/sign-out sheets).
Assist Student Services Coordinator as needed.
Assist with other operations or school support during the school day hours.
Uphold all school’s values and rules.
Required Skills and Qualifications

A high school diploma, or equivalent AND a) an Associate of Arts degree or higher, or b) 48 or more college units, or 3) a passing score on a test (CBEST, ParaPro or CODESP)
Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
Ability to deal effectively with youth including discipline problems.
Demonstrated ability working with young people, parents and community leaders.
Unquestioned integrity and commitment to KIPP Bay Area Schools’ mission and values
Desired Qualifications

A minimum of 1-2 years work experience in a youth development organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people, or equivalent experience.
CPR/First Aid certification
Spanish fluency is a plus
Must be 18 or older. Must have valid California Driver's License, proof of auto liability insurance and a good driving record. Must pass background check and provide TB test clearance.

Schedule

Part time, non-exempt. Approximately 12-15 hours/week, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 2:00PM and 6:30PM but includes the potential for additional hours.

Compensation

$15/hour

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume by clicking apply at the top of this page.

Email Ale Ceja at careers@kippbayarea.org with any questions.