After School Site Coordinator - San Mateo Homework Central

Homework Central (HWC) seeks an After School Site Coordinator.

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About Homework Central

Homework Central (HWC) is a community-based, educational nonprofit that provides after school tutoring for students who are mostly ELL and support to their families. HWC operates four homework sites, 2-hours/day, Monday-Thursday. The organization has helped San Mateo elementary children become successful students in school for two decades. Our goal is to create a community of lifelong learners.

Programming

  • Provide a safe and supportive environment for students, staff, and volunteers

  • Support relationship building among volunteers, staff, and students

  • Support students and tutors with day-to-day homework tutoring

  • Organize and distribute healthy snacks for students daily

  • Ensure all students are engaging with the technology in a meaningful way

  • Assist and participate in HWC events (5 over the course of the school year)

  • Assign regular duties to support staff

  • Monitor staff and volunteers to ensure students stay on task

  • Support site staff and volunteers in cases of student misbehavior

School Partnership

  • Build and maintain relationships with the staff at the elementary school attended by students

  • Communicate regularly with teachers about student achievements and concerns

Parental Engagement

  • Keep up-to-date about student achievements and concerns;

  • Encourage attendance and participation at HWC family-focused events

Administrative

  • Attend weekly and monthly staff meetings

  • Attend professional development workshops

  • Document daily student attendance

  • Document day’s events in daily site log

  • Communicate regularly with Program Director and Volunteer Coordinator regarding needs or concerns

  • Complete end-of-year assessment report

Qualifications

  • Preferred 4-year degree with an emphasis in education or equivalent experience (e.g. teaching, counseling, administration, social work, criminal justice, and the social sciences)

  • Ability to manage groups of students and individuals well

  • Engage a variety of students in activities

  • Interact positively with students and adults

  • Self-starter and problem solver

  • Experience working with elementary-age children

  • Works well independently and collaboratively

  • Strong administrative and organizational skills

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Computer literate: knowledge of educational software for elementary students a plus

  • Spanish language skills a plus

  • Department of Justice fingerprint clearance

Reports to:

Program Director

Time Commitment:

2019/2020 School Year

Employment Type:

Part-time, Non-Exempt. 15 hours a week during the school year.

Compensation:

$18- $30 per hour commensurate with experience. $1,000-$2,000 monthly

To Apply

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position to careers@smhwc.org.