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After-School Literacy Program Coach for K1 Program (Tempe)

Company: Read Better Be Better
Location: Tempe
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

PROGRAM COACH JOB DESCRIPTIONMISSION:Read Better Be Better's mission is to connect young readers and youth leaders to inspire a love of literacy and learning.VISION:A Society in whichallchildren master the foundational skills necessary to become independent learners.Be Excellent Be KindJob Title: Program CoachReports To: Program CoordinatorWork Hours: approx. 5 hours per week for the school semesterPay: $17/hourBenefits: semesterly merit-based raises (a possible $0.50 increase each continued semester capping at $19/hour); professional development and mentorship opportunities; See the for more.FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Location: Tempe Elementary School District SUMMARY The Program Coach is responsible for delivering the Read Better Be Better after-school and classroom/during-school literacy program to Kindergarten/1st-grade learners and their 4th/5th-grade Reading Leaders. The Program Coach will usually be the only certified RBBB employee on site.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend RBBB Orientation and Program Coach Training(s) prior to being placed at a program site.
  • Ensure RBBB program materials are complete and in good repair.
  • Ensure RBBB program materials are prepared and ready for student arrival time.
  • Take class attendance.
  • Facilitate Read Better Be Better activities included in the curriculum for the duration of each program session.
  • Encourage student participation to enhance student experience.
  • Ensure that all RBBB procedures and program structure are being followed.
  • Wrap up each program session and dismiss students following school procedures.
  • Return the site to order and carefully store all program materials for the next use.
  • Train & monitor Reading Leaders as necessary.
  • Maintain general communication with school certified staff to optimize student experience and performance.
  • Effectively communicate program successes and challenges to Program Coordinator.
  • Attend weekly offsite district team meetings.
  • Attend all-team mandatory meetings at RBBB headquarters each semester.
  • Rebuild program materials at the end of the semester to prepare for the next cohort of students.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned that are required of the employee in this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. REQUIRED SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES
    • Ability to conduct yourself in accordance with the Read Better Be Better organization, vision, mission and valuesAbility to communicate clearly and effectively with students, school staff, and RBBB team membersAbility to motivate and direct groups of up to 24 students
    • Ability to manage two different age groups
    • Ability to maintain an outgoing personality to engage young learnersAbility to work independently without any direct supervisionDemonstrate a professional demeanorSeek opportunities to develop and grow the Read Better Be Better vision and mission within the community when possibleREQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
      • Must have High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.
      • Basic computer/technology skills including email and applications used for communication, program attendance and payroll.
      • IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card (RBBB offers reimbursements for application fees)PREFERRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
        • Enrollment in relevant degree program preferred (i.e. teaching, educational studies, youth & early childhood development, social justice, etc.) WORK ENVIRONMENT
          • This position operates in an elementary school library or classroom setting.WORK SCHEDULEYou will work approximately 5 hours per week for this part-time reading tutoring program management position:
            • Start Date: January/February
            • Schedule: Mondays/Wednesdays (a 2-hour slot between 2pm-5pm.)
            • Additionally, as needed, additional (optional) opportunities for more hours may be made available (e.g. extra professional development, supplemental work in the main office, substituting site coverage, etc.).TRAVEL
              • Travel to assigned school sites
              • Travel to RBBB main office for meetings as necessary
              • Travel to other designated sites for RBBB meetings and professional developmentRead Better Be Better is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. See the RBBB on the website.If you need assistance with this application, please contact us at hr@readbetterbebetter.org.

Keywords: Read Better Be Better, Tempe , After-School Literacy Program Coach for K1 Program (Tempe), Education / Teaching , Tempe, Arizona

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