Essential Functions: 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.Maintain efficient learning environment for a quality educationally-focused after school program.Set-up, open and close daily after school program site; prepare daily Coordinate activities with program teaching staff and act as liaison to regular school staffDocument 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.Participate in curriculum development and integration.Assist with the application of STEM curriculum componentsInteract 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 leaning environmentEnsure site is in compliance with Out of School Time Standards and Bureau of Children and Adult LicensingParticipate in on-site evaluationPerform related departmental duties as required.
Qualifications: Bachelor 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.Experience and knowledge in STEM educationMust 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.Must meet the guidelines of the Bureau of Children and Licensing Good Moral Character and Licensing Rules.Wayne State University requires all students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://wayne.edu/coronavirus
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.