About Netter Center for Community Partnerships
The University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships University-Assisted Community Schools programming (UACS), creates mutually beneficial partnerships between community stakeholders and Penn partners to implement inquiry-based learning in-school, afterschool and summer programming in select West Philadelphia public schools. We work to create learning experiences for youth that are enriching, fun and academically beneficial.
The Netter Center is seeking a K-8 Summer Instructor for 2021. UACS instructors provide enthusiastic and educational direct service to students, participate in planning activities, assist with management of necessary paperwork such as taking attendance and report to the UACS Coordinator or Site Director of their designated program site. Summer hours are M-F, 8 hours per day. Pay ranges from $15 to $18 per hour.
Duties and Responsibilities
- BE POSITIVE, PHYSICALLY ENGAGED, HIGH ENERGY AND FUN!!
- Use trauma-informed care practices
- Ensure that children are safe at all times. This includes reinforcement of COVID-19 safety precautions (hand-washing, mask-wearing, social distancing)
- Plan activities with other staff
- Attend all staff training and meetings
- Take attendance, assist with the sign in/sign out process, and manage required paperwork as directed
- Support the delivery of academic instruction and curricula as assigned
- Play with students in outdoor and indoor spaces during assigned times
- Assist with set-up and clean-up of materials and equipment including preparing and securing instructional spaces (classrooms etc.) Clean up responsibilities include COVID-19 sanitization procedures
- Supervise and direct children according to site-specific and UACS rules and guidance
- Be familiar with and strive to be in compliance with the Netter Center and School Dist. Of Phila. Core Standards for Youth Programs
- Other duties as assigned
- High school diploma required, college degree preferred
- 1-2 years working with elementary and middle school aged youth
- Knowledge of youth development and youth work best practices
- Completion and passing of all federal and state background checks/clearances
- Experience with urban settings, diverse populations, and at-risk youth
- Experience working in afterschool and/or summer camp environment
- Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills