SCO Family of Services Center for Family Life-Literacy Specialist @ PS1 in Brooklyn, New York

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

· Design and administer literacy skill-building curricula appropriate for afterschool and evening center setting (i.e. creative writing, newsletter, book club, etc.)

· Design literacy skill-building activities for groups of all sizes meant to meet needs of diverse learners

· Outreach to parents to engage them in supporting the ongoing academic progress of their children

· Supervise participants in a variety of activities including educational enrichment and homework assistance.

RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHERS

In addition, employees need to possess the following characteristics:

· Must be a team player.

· Must have sensitivity to cultural differences present among staff and participants within our organization.

· Must possess a strong belief in people’s ability to grow and change; forge a mutually respectful partnership with persons served and their families.

· Must have the ability to set limits and maintain helping role of practitioner and to intervene appropriately.

QUALIFICATIONS :

BA degree in education, Master’s Degree preferred

Minimum 2 years of experience working with elementary and middle youth

Experience working with students with special needs and English language learners a plus

Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills

Must enjoy working in groups, collaborating with others, and being part of a community

Bilingual in English-Spanish, a plus

Job: *ACTIVITIES SPECIALIST

Organization: *SD020

Title: Center for Family Life-Literacy Specialist @ PS1

Location: New York-Brooklyn-Sunset Park

Requisition ID: 30436