Exito at KCAPA Tutor, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Posted by Congreso de Latinos Unidos on January 30, 2017

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. is currently seeking an Exito at KCAPA Tutor for the Children and Youth Services Department within the Education & Workforce Services Division of Congreso. The Exito at KCAPA Tutor is responsible for providing academic support to 9th graders who are struggling with school year academics and are at risk of failing math or English courses. Instructor will lead group of 15 students for 10 hours of instruction per week for the duration of the academic year. Instructor will be responsible for designing class content. Role will be supported by the Exito case manager who will be providing social emotional support to each of the students.

Essential Responsibilities
 Uses a variety of instructional methodologies and curriculum resources to prepare and execute lesson plans that reflect a logical sequence of learning objectives and activities to meet the individual needs and abilities of both traditional and non-traditional students.
 Communicates a clear vision of excellence and continuous improvement consistent with Exito goals.
 Establishes standards of classroom conduct and administers them in a fair, equitable, and consistent manner.
 Attend relevant workshops or join professional groups as necessary to maintain professional knowledge and licensure.
 Adheres to the Congreso’s security guidelines and ensures the appropriate handling of sensitive information.
 Facilitates and attends relevant staff meetings to promote communication and execution of goals.
 Other duties as assigned within the scope of position expectations.

Minimum Qualifications
 Minimum of 1 year of group education experience with middle school or high school students.
 Bachelor’s degree.

About Congreso
Congreso is a multi-service nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen Latino communities through social, economic, education, and health services; leadership development and advocacy. Founded in Philadelphia in 1977, Congreso has grown into a national thought leader on nonprofit performance management with an expert focus on the Latino community. Congreso is anchored by its innovative Primary Client Model (PCM™), and provides direct services to residents of the Philadelphia region while providing consult to other nonprofits and government systems nationally.

A Career with Congreso: Your talent and passion + our mission = outcomes
Come grow our reputation. Employees come to Congreso because they hear the positive things our clients, employees, and supporters say about us. Congreso has served the neighborhoods of eastern North Philadelphia since 1977. We have built our reputation on trust and high-quality human service delivery. And now our expertise in client-centered, outcomes-informed service delivery is extending our reputation beyond local borders to regional and national renown.

Come serve the community. Employees come to Congreso because of their passion to work directly with members of a vibrant and diverse community towards greater self-sufficiency. We have grassroots in Philadelphia’s Puerto Rican community and a commitment to strengthen all who live in the communities we serve. Our campus is located in the heart of the Eastern North Philadelphia neighborhoods we serve and includes a charter school that houses college courses at night.

Come celebrate culture. Employees come to Congreso because of the diversity of our employees, clients, and community we serve. We seek to serve all clients through practices that show inclusion, empathy and understanding regardless of cultural identities.

Come be part of our “familia.” Employees come to Congreso for a working culture that reflects our family-centered service approach and our commitment to balance work and family. Our “mi casa es su casa” welcome extends to employees and all who seek services from us. Our employees value the feeling of being “like family” and the close and supportive relationships they have with co-workers.

Come grow professionally. Employees come to Congreso to gain experience, learn new skills, and grow professionally. Our Primary Client Model™ provides employees with continuous education and professional development in client-centered, data-informed, and culturally appreciative service delivery. We recognize supervisors as leaders and an essential link between retention and service quality. All supervisors engage in regular professional development and organizational strategy conversations with Congreso’s President/CEO. Congreso has a reputation for leadership development, with many former employees now in leadership positions at the local, regional and national level.

To Apply
To apply for this position please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements here.


For more information about Congreso and other career opportunities please go to http://www.congreso.net.
Congreso is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Congreso is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and all applicants for employment. All employment decisions at Congreso are made without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability or military/veteran status, or any other protected class as set forth under applicable State, Local and Federal Civil Rights Laws.

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