This position will serve as a Teacher Tutor for Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County in support of the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) Program and will provide intensive remedial assistance as well as assistance with homework to students enrolled in the 21st CCLC Program during the academic study portion of the program. The 21st CCLC Program provides comprehensive youth development opportunities for youth in grades K-12 from the school district. The Teacher-Tutor will coordinate with other Program Educators and the Program Coordinator to implement this portion of the program. This position will represent Cornell Cooperative Extension to the general public, community leaders and government officials in a professional manner. Will appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers, and the public. This position is responsible for carrying out other professional duties as assigned to fulfill the policies and priorities of the Association. This position will support the Association to maintain a safe working environment and act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified. This position supports and complies with affirmative action policies and procedures and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Education.
Experience relevant to the role of the position.
Valid NYS Driver's License and the ability to meet travel requirements associated with this position.
Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (DMV and criminal background checks).
Ability to meet acceptable background check standards (After-School Checks – Grant Based).
Ability to meet all School Age Child Care (SACC) and Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) licensing requirements (i.e. Tuberculosis Test, physical exam, training requirements).
Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate.
Demonstrated ability to organize, implement, and teach informal educational programs.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written and visual means.
Demonstrated ability to participate in professional team efforts.
Demonstrated ability to use standard computer programs.
Demonstrated initiative, reliability and dependability.
Demonstrated ability to work with people of diverse ages, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds
Program Delivery - 90%
Work in cooperation with Program Educators and Program Coordinator to implement the academic/study portion of the program.
Communicate and cooperate with school personnel to foster intentional instruction and to address the needs and interests of participating youth.
Help to identify program needs to enhance the academic/study portion of the program, and address academic needs of program participants.
Work with Program Educators and Program Coordinator to make appropriate referrals as needed.
Serve as a team member and cooperate with the After-School Program staff to achieve Association and After-School Program goals.
Coordination/Operation - 5%
Under the direction of the After-School Program Coordinator, coordinate and assist with program projects and program outreach efforts as instructed per already established program parameters.
Provide administrative assistance in the completion of reports as required by the funding sources and/or the Association.
Effectively communicate with parents of school districts as needed to achieve program goals.
Effectively maintain existing professional relationships with other agencies, organizations and businesses that promote effective communication and facilitate continued programming efforts.
Professional Improvement and Other Duties as Assigned - 5%
Participate in required trainings to meet School Age Child Care (SACC) and Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) licensing regulations.
In cooperation with Supervisor and/or Executive Director, jointly develop and pursue a professional development plan as a means to increase competencies relative to position accountabilities and to address changes in programming and association priorities.
Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension including but not limited to attendance at staff meetings, timely reporting of expenses, working with other staff, general marketing of Extension programs and other duties as assigned.
Health and Safety - Applied to all duties and functions.
Support the association to maintain a safe working environment.
Be familiar and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.
Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.
EEO/EPO and Policy - Applied to all duties and functions.
Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public.
Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences.
Be aware of, and adhere to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Jefferson County policies and procedures.
Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely, and accurate manner.
Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are support of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
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