Posted: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 9:08 PM
An Invitation to Apply for the Position ofAfter-School Journalism Activity Specialist Girls Prep Bronx Middle SchoolBronx, NY Overview: About Public PrepThe Public Prep Network (PPN) is a nonprofit organization that develops single-sex elementary and middle public schools that pursue excellence through continuous learning and data-driven instruction. Our model is designed to empower each student to build strong character, demonstrate critical thinking, possess a core body of knowledge and be on a predictive path to earn a degree from a four-year university.Our network is currently comprised of three tuition-free single-sex public charter schools across five campuses and one tuition-free single-sex Pre-K. Our campuses are: Girls Prep Lower East Side Elementary, Girls Prep Lower East Side Middle School, Girls Prep Bronx Elementary School, Girls Prep Bronx Middle School, and Boys Prep Elementary School. The Pre-K program, PrePrep: the Joan Ganz Cooney Early Learning Center, is housed inside of Girls Prep Bronx Elementary School.Public Preparatory Network/Public Preparatory Academies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.Joining our team at Public Preparatory NetworkThe After-School Activity Specialist fulfills their commitment to our mission by ensuring that after-school intervention and enrichment is consistent and safe, and ensures that our girls continue to exhibit scholarship, merit, responsibility, and sisterhood during after-school time. This work will assist our scholars in meeting their goal of getting to and through college. The Journalism Activity Specialist will focus on a collaborative student media project on a topic chosen by the scholars. Journalism Activity Specialists teach students digital media-making skills which the students then use to present their work through print, audio or video reports or multimedia websites. The scholars typically present their projects in a public forum with parents, journalists or both.Duties & Responsibilities: The After-School Activity Specialist is responsible for the overall development, management, and organization and planning of their activity with support from after school staffTaking attendance and helping to distribute snackSupervising transitions in the hallwayEnsuring seamless operations and maintaining the classroom environment throughout the after-school programWorking closely with the After School team to develop the activity over the course of the contract terms. This includes a willingness to accept and implement feedback The ideal candidate will have: Bachelors Degree in STEM, ELA, or Leadership related area and preferredAt least 2 years related experience in youth development programs preferredFully able to plan, engage, and lead interesting and activitiesAbility to work well with Middle School youth in an after school settingMust have a commitment to working with youth with a variety of unique learning needs, while providing high-quality servicesMust have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspectiveThose with an interest in single-sex education and pursuing careers in education highly preferred Please be sure to attach a resume and a cover letter explaining why you want to work for Public Prep.
• Location: Bronx
• Post ID: 137316682 newyork