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After School Instructor - Sacramento

Company: Edventure More
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description

EDMO is a national education nonprofit that has been cultivating curious, courageous, and kind kids since 2004. Our award winning camps, classes, tutoring programs (and more!) are designed to engage kids' minds and bodies. Whether in person or online, all EDMO programs are hands-on, interactive and fun, unlocking the inner scientist, artist or coder in every child. At EDMO, we celebrate getting messy and making mistakes while encouraging creativity, critical thinking and collaboration. Central to our mission is our commitment to providing equitable access to our programs regardless of their family's ability to pay. Visit to learn more.

Job Description

At EDMO, staff members spend their time connecting with kids, honing leadership skills and making a real impact - all while rocking wacky costumes and getting pied in the face! Our positions offer a unique opportunity to help kids uncover hidden talents, while pursuing your own personal and professional goals and passions. Spend your time developing translatable and transferable professional skills (like mentoring and classroom management) while growing social emotional learning skills side by side with the kids (like collaboration, empathy and problem solving).

The After School Instructor is responsible for teaching all curriculum for students in their program. They train on all EDMO Science, Maker, and Technology curriculum. Instructors should be prepared for personal and professional growth, classroom management practice, and a whole lot of FUN!

Main duties include:

  • Approach education with passion and excitement and build positive role model relationships with students
  • Refine curriculum and add personal contributions as seen fit
  • Interact with parents in a professional and energetic manner
  • Help cultivate healthy self-esteem and a natural love for learning
  • Be responsible for supply inventory, bin prep and clean-up
  • Maintain accurate reporting: attendance records, class notes, daily log, incident reports
  • Lead engaging and well organized recreation activities designed to promote teamwork, collaboration and fun physical activity
  • Attend staff meetings and professional development series
  • Ensure all students are safe and have a positive experience in our program this includes diligently following all EDMO Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions
  • Exhibit the EDMO Vibe and demonstrating through actions and words each of the social emotional learning (SEL) skills of empathy, responsibility, initiative, collaboration, problem solving and emotion management, while also reinforcing these qualities in other staff and kids
    After School Program Specifics:

    Each day staff members will support students in their academics from the regular school day, provide engaging enrichment using existing EDMO curriculum, facilitate physical activity periods aligned with EDMO's company philosophy from existing outlines and best practices.

    Position reports to: Site Director


    If you are missing any of the qualifications listed below, or only have experience/expertise in one subject area please don't be discouraged! We love teaching like-minded humans! Please still apply if you are enthusiastic about this work and think you would be a strong fit.

    Preferred qualifications are:
    • Experience (and a love for!) working with kids
    • High sense of responsibility and dependability
    • Contagious enthusiasm and charisma
    • Strong team player
    • Creative, flexible, and excellent multi-tasker
    • Spanish speaker preferred
    • Willingness to solve problems, be patient, and remain positive and fun
    • Experience facilitating groups of children in a classroom and/or working with youth programs
    • Science, Technology or Maker background
    • Great sense of humor and love of learning
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds and carry bins with teaching materials
    • PLUS: Experience in a summer camp environment
    • For in-person programs, willingness to wear a mask, remain social distant at all location sites, and be meticulous about diligently following all EDMO Covid-19 guidelines and restrictions as it pertains to matters of safety
      • Must have high school diploma or the equivalent
      • Must be at least 18 years old
      • Must have passed the County Aide Proficiency test OR have 48 college units OR have an AA degree or higher
      • Or agree to take our Instructional Assistant Exam

        Additional Information

        This program is in Downtown Sacramento

        Salary: $17 - $17.50/hr depending on experience
        Instructors: 5 hours a day

        TK Instructor hours: M, T, TH, F: 2:00pm - 6pm - Wednesdays: 1:30pm - 6pm
        1-5th grade Instructor hours: M,T, TH, F 2:30pm - 6pm - Wednesdays: 1:30pm - 6pm
        This is a seasonal position beginning in August and running through June 2023 (additional full time positions over the summer are also available)

        For in-person programming: To ensure the safety of everyone in the EDMO community, we will be following all local and state COVID-19 policies as they evolve. Our safety measures include health monitoring, diligent cleaning, masks, and social distancing. Visit our website to read the full list of protocols and to follow any adjustments as circumstances require.

Keywords: Edventure More, Sacramento , After School Instructor - Sacramento, Education / Teaching , Sacramento, California

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