Learning Pod Instructor

Employer
Uplift GA
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
$500/week
Posted
Oct 06, 2020
Closes
Nov 05, 2020
Job Function
Education / Teaching
Focus Areas
Education
Position Type
Temporary / Seasonal
Degree Level
High School
Willingness to Travel
Not willing to travel
Experience Level
Professional

About Us: Uplift Georgia’s primary aim is to expand the quality of life experiences of lower to middle income apartment complex residents at Dwell Communities. We have helped to create a community with a warm and open environment where kids are EAGER to learn, and parents are INVESTED in their child’s development. The Learning Pod Instructor role with Uplift GA really provides impactful programming for our students.

 

 

About The Role: This role will allow you to work in a warm community environment where the staff and residents care for one another. Our parents and students are invested in their education and work in partnership with our teachers to ensure a quality education experience for our students. This role will have creative freedom when it comes to lesson planning. A successful candidate will have some experience working with children (camp counselor, sunday school teacher, after-school program teacher, volunteer, etc.)

 

Job Duties: A successful candidate will be able to assist children with logging into their virtual learning environment, as well as provide tutoring, and social-emotional support. They will also serve a morning snack and lunch to students. 

 

  • Work alongside the Community Coordinator and Director of Community 

     

    Knowledgeable about the platform students will use for their virtual classroom

     

    Manages the virtual school schedules of community classroom students efficiently.

     

    Provides academic assistance and instruction as needed in order for students to complete and submit assignments.

     

    Communicates with students’ online teachers as a student and parent advocate.

     

    Fully utilizes provided resources and participates in all training opportunities concerning virtual schooling offered by the partner school.

     

    Effectively manages all classroom activities.

     

    Depending on students’ schedules, group activities are planned and facilitated, including enrichment activities, physical exercise, and mental breaks.

     

    Maintains high expectations and positive classroom behavior

     

    Makes every effort to trouble-shoot and solve or get assistance for any technical difficulty encountered.

     

    Ensures that the Community Classroom is secure, clean and well-maintained.

     

    Maintains social distance guidelines and safety procedures. 

     

Job Qualifications: 

 

  • All employees must submit criminal background check

     

    Experience working with elementary/middle aged students  (classroom/tutoring experience preferred)

     

    High School diploma or equivalent (Bachelor’s preferred)

     

    Excellent organizational skills 

     

    Passion for helping children to succeed to the best of their ability in academic endeavors and a growth mindset of overcoming obstacles with perseverance and hard work.

     

    Patient, flexible, creative, and teachable

     

    Team player

     

    Creative thinker

     

    Problem solver

     

    Proficient with online platforms

     

Days: Monday- Friday

 

Time: 8:30am-2:30pm 

 

Length of Role: Seasonal (pending school reopening plans) 

 

Location: Dwell @ The View (Community Classroom) 

 

Rate of Pay: $500/week 

 

Check us out!

 

www.UpliftGA.org

 

 

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