Linking Instruction Nurturing Knowledge (LINK) Club is an ACPS afterschool program funded by the U.S. Department of Education 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) that serves disadvantaged ACPS elementary students and their families. LINK Club is designed to prepare participating students for the challenges and opportunities of today and tomorrow by addressing their comprehensive needs through a whole-child approach. LINK Club provides outcome-based, year-round academic support, project-based enrichment, field trips and family engagement opportunities to the participating students.
LINK Club Room Leads will be responsible for maintaining the afterschool classroom order; performing program clerical tasks; and monitoring student behavior during program hours. Applicants should be available to work at LINK Club sites within the community Monday-Friday from 3:00-6:00pm. Room Leads will report to the LINK Club Program Coordinator.
Education: Bachelor's degree preferred.
Experience working with diverse, immigrant, EL and/or economically disadvantaged students
Experience in an afterschool or other educational environment
Welcomes students daily and takes attendance
Provides students with snack and dinner meals and assists with clean-up
Implements community circles and instructional programs/projects
Manages student behavior to provide a safe and optimal learning environment
Reports observations and incidents relating to specific students (e.g. accidents, fights, inappropriate social behavior, violations of rules, safety conditions, etc.) to LINK Club Coordinator
Provides verbal feedback and/or written documentation to inform teacher(s) and/or parents of students' progress
Treats children with dignity and respect, and meet the needs of individual children with awareness of their interests, special talents and needs, cultural background, and individual learning styles
Performs record keeping and clerical functions (e.g. scheduling, copying, etc.) in support of teachers and/or LINK Coordinator
Attend all mandatory meetings and or professional developments
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor and/or required to comply with 21st CCLC grant.