Jul 09, 2024

Enrichment Center Coordinator (ECC) - Science

  • Rocketship Public Schools
  • Nashville, TN, 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 (ECC) is responsible for providing K-5 students with opportunities to engage in enrichment activities that broaden their learning experiences beyond the traditional academic classroom, fostering a deeper understanding of the world around them. This role is pivotal in enhancing the school culture, overseeing the Enrichment Center's effectiveness, and engaging with students on a weekly basis. Students participate in Enrichment Center activities daily, with sessions lasting 45 minutes.

Join us at Rocketship, where science is a cornerstone of our vibrant Enrichment program! Our educators are passionate about igniting curiosity and exploration beyond Math and Literacy. As our Science Enrichment Center Coordinator (ECC), you'll lead dynamic science instruction and guide hands-on learning activities that empower children to deepen their understanding of scientific concepts through exciting projects. With the opportunity to work across all age groups, K-5, you'll excel in differentiating instruction, managing diverse classrooms, and tailoring content to ensure every child thrives in our science-rich environment. Come inspire the next generation of young scientists with us!

Location: Rocketship Nashville Northeast - 2526 Dickerson Pike, Nashville TN 37207.

Scheduled Work Hours: 7:15-4:30, Monday - Friday

Pay: $20.50-25.00 - based on education and experience

This position is full time with benefits, though does not include pay over the scheduled summer break

Responsibilities
    • Motivate students to participate in learning activities; create a positive student culture; maintain high behavioral expectations for all students
    • Develop a year-long scope and sequence map, thematic unit plans, and lesson plans to teach discrete content skills (art, physical education, gardening, drama, or Spanish) throughout the school year.
    • 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)
    • Serve as the leader and facilitate large group lessons on the topics indicated above
    • Communicate and collaborate with fellow ECCs, teachers, and school leaders; participate actively in staff development opportunities as a member of the Rocketship team
    • Ensure that students have access to a positive and productive learning environment by enforcing all campus safety rules and behavior expectations
    • Inventory and maintain Enrichment Center materials and accessories
    • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Requirements
    • 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 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
    • At least 2 years of college or passing score on Rocketship's Paraprofessional Assessment is required

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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