Education Specialist

Location:
1500 N. Superior Street, Suite 306
Toledo 43604
Start Date: September 10, 2019
Hours Per Week: 20-30
Salary: $15.45
Certifications Desired: Education Degree, Teaching Certification

Contact: Reed Steele - rsteele@partnerstoledo.org
More Info: http://www.partnerstoledo.org
Last Updated: 07/10/2019
Expiration Date: 09/20/2019


Job Description:

EDUCATION SPECIALIST – COLLEGE & CAREER READY, SET, GO!

Program Purpose:

                    The mission of College & Career Ready, Set, Go! is to equip and empower middle school youth to graduate from high school and achieve success in education and employment after high school through hands-on activities, career-focused opportunities and family & community engagement. 

The Education Specialist will build the quality and impact of this program by:

  • Creating a post-secondary education and career readiness culture among middle school students and their families;
  • Leveraging relationships with education, business, and community partners;
  • Ensuring all students, mentors and parent coaches are provided with high quality opportunities, experiences and activities focused on helping students succeed in post-secondary education, ranging from two- or four-year colleges, apprenticeships, or certification programs, and to be successful in the workplace.
  • Ensuring we meet outcomes required of us by our funders including Ohio Job and Family Services, Toledo Community Foundation and others.

Primary responsibilities include working as a team with the Program Manager to prepare materials for and facilitate hands-on, inquiry-based lesson plans in a school setting with middle school students. Activities also include incorporating teachers, parents and mentors to create a fun, positive learning environment. Daily attendance is critical every day the program is in session at school (Mid-September-Late May) and during agreed upon office hours when the program is not in session. This program takes place during the school day from 9am-3pm and is scheduled when class time is available at each school. 

Key Qualities of the Education Specialist for College & Career Ready, Set, Go!

Able to:

  • Demonstrate energetic outlook to create a positive learning experience
  • Utilize with fidelity the inquiry-based lesson plans for College & Career Ready, Set, Go! program for Partners in Education.
  • Work well with middle school student populations in a classroom environment.
  • Work well with youth and families experiencing poverty.
  • Demonstrate cultural competency.
  • Communicate well with community partners to assist Program Manager in scheduling guest speaker opportunities, field trips, funding opportunities and other events for the program.
  • Record and manage student level data. Microsoft Excel skills are a must.
  • Communicate well to a variety of stakeholders in both written and oral communication.
  • Collaborate with local school teachers, principals and staff to ensure high-quality program facilitation.
  • Organize materials for effective instruction.
  • Able to work during the day time between 9:00am-3pm Monday-Friday.
  • Possess reliable transportation.
  • Clear a criminal background check

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Education, Teaching certificate preferred, and at least one year of classroom teaching experience

Starting pay is $15.45 per hour. This is a part time position of 20-30 hours per week with potential for full time that offers vacation, sick and holiday pay if desired.


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