May 13, 2022

Summer School Enrichment Center Coordinator:DC

  • Rocketship Public Schools
  • Washington, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

At Rocketship Public Schools, we believe in the infinite possibility of human potential. We believe that every student deserves the right to dream, to discover, and to develop their unique potential. And it is our responsibility and our privilege to unleash the potential inside every Rocketeer we serve. Our non-profit network of public elementary charter schools propels student achievement, develops exceptional educators, and partners with parents who enable high-quality public schools to thrive in their community. We are a collective of parents, teachers, leaders, and students working together to transform the future for underserved communities across our country. At Rocketship Public Schools, we are unleashing potential.

The Enrichment Center Coordinator will be a part of Rocketship DC's Summer Program Team. They will provide students enrolled with the opportunity to engage in enrichment activities that expose students to new learning experiences outside of the traditional academic classroom and deepen their understanding of the world around them. Enrichment Center Coordinators will partner with Summer Camp Teachers to expose students to a variety of experiences, including but not limited to: Art,Technology, Engineering, Dance, Science, and Sports. The ECC will be managed by the Site Manager of Extended Learning and/or the Instructional Coach, and the Senior Manager of Extended Learning.

Essential Functions
    • Motivate students to participate in learning activities; create a positive student culture; maintain high behavioral expectations for all students
    • Engage and plan a 4-week scope and sequence map, with corresponding lesson plans to teach discrete content skills (see proposed disciples above) during the course of Summer programming. (foundation of lessons will be provided).
    • Create and execute summer projects for students to engage in and present during summer festivities.
    • Differentiates content by age-group and/or grade-level to ensure that activities are developmentally appropriate.
    • Collaborate with school staff to develop a positive culture focused on Rocketship's core values (respect, responsibility, persistence, empathy)
    • Ensure that students have access to a positive and productive learning environment by enforcing all campus safety rules and behavior expectations; respond to occasional exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue and/or occasional interactions with children who require additional support with behavior
    • Inventory and maintain materials and accessories
    • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor including classroom coverage if necessary.

Qualifications
    • Passion for working with children; ability to motivate and support children in reaching high levels of academic success
    • Belief in the value of enrichment education for all children
    • Previous experience or training working with youth
    • Previous experience managing and/or teaching groups of elementary-age students is strongly preferred
    • Content expertise preferred
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and work closely with a wide range of staff members
    • Ability to learn laws, rules, practices, and procedures related to public education and specific to Rocketship Education
    • Fluency in English
    • Flexibility and a willingness to learn

This is a seasonal position; typical work hours are 8:00 am - 3:00 pm but may include additional hours for training, meetings, and other events. Pay for this seasonal position is $25 per hour.

COVID-19:

Rocketship is committed to the health and safety of our Rocketeers and complies with federal and state vaccine guidelines. For this reason, Rocketship is requiring employees in most regions, including National, California, District of Columbia, and Wisconsin employees, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Tennessee and Texas regions are not included in this requirement. Under this requirement, applicable employees are subject to vaccination as a condition of employment or subject to religious or medical exemptions.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with both adults and children. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally climb ladders. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high.

Compensation:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Rocketship Public Schools provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Rocketship Public Schools complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Rocketship Public Schools expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Rocketship Public Schools' employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated. Click here for our Sexual Harassment Policy and here for our Title IX Policy . For questions, concerns, or complaints, please contact Equity/Discrimination Title IX Compliance Officer, Kenzie Kilb. Email: [email protected] Address: 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 109, Redwood City, CA 94065. Phone: 877-806-0920 ext. 115.

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