Associate Educator
Minneapolis Public School District - Minneapolis, MN

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We accept teaching applications continuously throughout the year and are particularly interested in teachers who have urban experience.

Position Available:

Associate Educator

Department: Anwatin

Work Hours: 20 hrs. / 41 wks

Application Deadline: 09/20/2013

FUNCTION:

This position provides program and office support for the operation of the youth enrichment program at Anwatin Community Education program.

Programs offered at Anwatin also include adult enrichment, programs for adults with disabilities and family programs.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Completed 90 quarter or 60 semester college credits, and/or AA degree in the area of Education, Child Development, Child Psychology, Behavioral Sciences; or area related to position assignment.

Two (2) years experience working in the Minneapolis Schools or comparable educational setting.

Ability to effectively meet school, student, and program needs.

Attend mandatory Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) and Documentation trainings within one year of being hired for the position and maintain a current expiration date on the CPI card by taking Refresher class annually.

Knowledge of related educational programs and the school community.

Training and experience in the use of computers and other technology equipment.

Ability to work effectively in collaboration with others.

Ability to act in a leadership role and independently initiate and follow through on tasks under minimal supervision.

Strong organizational skills.

Demonstrate oral and written communication skills in working with students, families, and community representatives and in collaborating with school personnel.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The primary responsibilities of the AE working with Anwatin Community Education are:

Implement and maintain services for extended week/year activities

Support student transportation needs (after school activity busses)

Act as a liaison between students, family, community and the school

Act as a resource to provide knowledge of services and program objectives to staff, departments, and the community.

Assist the Community Education Coordinator in coordinating programs

Assist the Community Education Coordinator in evaluating programs

Use technology skills to organize and deliver school programs and services. Working with two online systems to register and support youth and adult students

Other duties as assigned

SALARY: Local 59 ESP $17.94/hr