Part-Time Literacy Instructor

After School · Miami, Florida
Department After School
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $25/Hour

POSITION: Part-Time Literacy Instructor, Afterschool Program

REPORTS TO: Senior Program Manager, Afterschool Program

POSITION TYPE: Part-Time, Contractual

SALARY: $25/Hour                HOURS: Approximately 10 Hours/Week

LAST UPDATE: 9/3/2021


ABOUT AMIGOS FOR KIDS:

Founded in 1991, Amigos For Kids is a Miami-based nonprofit dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect by valuing children, strengthening families, and educating communities. Amigos For Kids moves its mission forward through its education, awareness, and advocacy programs aimed at helping families in under-resourced communities thrive.

 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Reporting to the Senior Program Manager,Afterschool Program, the Part-Time Literacy Instructor is responsible for the delivery and assessment of the literacy program for grades 1st through 5th, Monday – Friday between the hours of 3:30 and 5:30 p.m.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide input on instructional materials and strategies for the literacy program
  • Collaborate with supervisor and afterschool counselors in scheduling literacy instruction for multiple grade levels in accordance with funder contractual obligations
  • Create lesson plans for literacy instruction
  • Provide literacy instruction to students in the afterschool program in grades 1st through 5th
  • Conduct student assessments (Oral Reading Fluency – ORF for grades 1-3 and MAZE for grades 4-5) to gauge progress and determine alignment with expected program outcomes

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor Degree in Education required
  • Valid State of Florida teaching certificate required
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience teaching required
  • Experience teaching elementary school preferred
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred

 

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to frequently stand, walk, stoop, sit, crouch, bend, speak, and hear.
  • Ability to engage in physical activity with members without limitation.
  • Ability to lift, carry, pull, or otherwise move objects between 10 and 20 pounds.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position requires a person who can work with many distractions, interruptions and

still accomplish their objectives and meet established deadlines

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Flexible work hours required consistent with out of school time programming

 

WORK LOCATIONS:

Jose Marti Park

351 SW 4th Avenue, Miami, FL 33130

 

Citrus Grove Elementary School

2121 NW 5th Street, Miami, FL 33125

 

EEO: Amigos For Kids is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, military discharge status, age, marital status, parental status, or source of income.

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  • Location
    Miami, Florida
  • Department
    After School
  • Employment Type
    Contractor
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    $25/Hour