Sunrise of Philadelphia

Career Exposure Instructor, Sunrise of Philadelphia Inc.

Posted on May 28, 2018

DESCRIPTION
The Career Exposure Instructor is responsible for implementing summer Career Exposure programming for Sunrise middle school students. This is a part-time, seasonal position (8 – 10 hours/week) beginning June 18th and ending August 3rd. This position works with two program sites at schools in South Philadelphia. The Career Exposure Instructor will follow a project-based curriculum for students in 6 – 8th grade that includes activities designed to introduce middle schoolers to career-related interests and get them thinking about and planning for their futures.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement a 6-week Career Exposure curriculum for middle school students across two program sites
  • Work with Career Exposure Lead Teacher to provide feedback and ensure program is being implemented with fidelity
  • Manage student behavior and expectations both in the classroom and on trips
  • Prepare materials for lessons
  • Supervise field trips
  • Ensure visiting speaker sessions run smoothly
  • Ensure students are meeting program benchmarks
  • Evaluate student work and participation
  • Attend orientation and trainings the week of June 18
  • Other duties as assigned and needed

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree in Education, Social Work, Psychology, Child Development, Human Services, or a related field. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 1-year experience working with middle school students in a school, community, or summer camp setting
  • Knowledge of and experience with project-based learning
  • Demonstrated experience implementing (not just monitoring) hands-on activities with middle school students
  • Enthusiasm for helping students become better at communicating, team work, problem solving, and being creative
  • Enthusiasm for helping students explore their future career options and learning more about going to college
  • Positive communication skills
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm and dedication to improving the lives of youth and families
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Dependable and reliable

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
2-year degree

HOW TO APPLY
erisko-brannon@sunriseofphila.org

Please send cover letter and resume to Erika Risko-Brannon, erisko-brannon@sunriseofphila.org

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