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Teen REACH Teaching Assistant

Company: Kenneth Young Center
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Teen REACH (Responsibility, Education, Achievement, Caring and Hope) Teaching Assistant
Community Collaborations DivisionContractual Position
Kenneth Young CenterYou are key to our vision: Together We Thrive. At Kenneth Young Center, our staff come together with volunteers, community partners, and the people we serve to create holistic systems of care through interwoven behavioral health programs, older adult services, and community health initiatives. Our team welcomes and celebrates unique perspectives, and represents the diversity and vitality of our local communities. This role helps realize our mission: We partner with communities to support people of all ages to navigate life's challenges through personalized prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery. Join our team to grow in your career while building stronger, healthier communities.Calling all college students or anyone over 18 interested in working with youth! Are you interested in gaining some experience with teaching and making an impact in the lives of young people? Contractual positions now available paying $20/hour, 17.5 hours week (M/T/TH/F 2:30pm-6pm W 1:30pm-6pm). Teen REACH (Responsibility, Education, Achievement, Caring and Hope) Teaching Assistants will provide a balance of academic and enrichment activities to help 6th to 8th grade students develop and strengthen academic, physical, and social skills. Activities will be conducted in accordance with the conditions and terms set forth by the Illinois Department of Human Services' (IDHS) Program and will take place in CCSD59 and CCSD62 middle schools during the school year (September - May), school breaks including holidays, and occasional Saturdays. This is a contractual position and is subject to the availability of grant funds. Successful candidates will be offered an initial position spanning between September and December with the option to renew based on performance through June 2022.Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. Accommodation for medical and religious exemption will be considered. Weekly testing required for approved vaccination exemptions.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Teen REACH Teaching Assistants will be responsible for the overall supervision and daily class functionality as well as supporting the emotional wellbeing of the students. Other duties will include but are not limited to;
    • Implementing lesson plans and maintaining daily classroom schedules
    • Supporting each youth's social, emotional, and intellectual growth and development
    • Ensuring the wellbeing and safety of youth at all times
    • Using a variety of instructional and assessment strategies to meet individual youth needs
    • Assisting youth with assignments or difficult concepts
    • Maintaining communication with parents, staff, and faculty regarding the progress of studentsEducation / Experience Requirements:
      • 18 years and older
      • Spanish- or Polish-speaking preferred
      • Familiarity with typical electronic office equipment including networked printers and file storage equipment.Kenneth Young Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer#OJ

Keywords: Kenneth Young Center, Schaumburg , Teen REACH Teaching Assistant, Other , Schaumburg, Illinois

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