Responsible for implementing school age educational activities at an assigned location. Coordinate activities that include academic learning experiences, field trips and site-based liaison among program staff, school staff, community partners, students and parents.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain efficient learning environment for a quality educationally-focused after school program.
Set-up, open and close daily after school program site; prepare daily snacks.
Coordinate activities with program teaching staff and act as liaison to regular school staff.
Document and maintain daily attendance, homework activity and other personnel and student records, as necessary, to meet state and federal database management requirements and deadlines.
Coordinate activity flow, time and facility management.
Assist with teaching activities; develop activities that integrate with academic core time.
Participant in curriculum development and integration.
Assist with the application of technology to science and literacy curriculum components.
Interact effectively with students, parents, staff, community partners and University personnel on a daily basis.
Supervise student assistances; mentor and evaluate pre-student teachers.
Maintain a safe and orderly learning environment.
Perform related departmental duties as required.
Bachelors degree in an educational or youth related field is required, at least 12 hours in child development, child psychology, early childhood education or related course work is required. Teaching certificate is preferred.
Work experience at a K-12 school, especially in an informal or after school setting is preferred.
Must demonstrate a mature attitude in dealing with students, parents, school district staff and community partners.
Evidence of organization, supervisory and interpersonal skills for establishing good relationships with staff, teachers, parents and students.
Must be willing to participate in additional training and workshops as designated by the after school program.
Must be CPR/First Aid certified or willing to obtain certification.
Since its inception, Eastern Michigan, first as a Normal School, then as a College and finally as a University, has grown and developed to respond to the ever-changing needs of society. Over the years, EMU has educated thousands of sons and daughters of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The University currently serves 23,000 students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctora...l and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University?s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. Eastern Michigan?s exceptional faculty, students and alumni include CEOs from major businesses; a National Student Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year, numerous Fulbright Scholars and Milken Family Foundation National Educators award winners; and several Michigan Teachers of the Year.