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:: Associate Educator, Community Education ::

Department:
Community Education

Position Code:
10016730 - Associate Educator, Community Education

Work Hours:
20 hours per week / 41 weeks

Application Deadline:
10/11/2013

Position Description:

FUNCTION:

This school year position has responsibilities to support the operations at Washburn/Ramsey Community Education, including assisting the coordinator in organizing and maintaining programs and building supervision. This site offers programs for adults, adults 55+, and youth.

 

RESPONSIBLE TO: Manager of Community Education

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completed 90 quarter or 60 semester college credits, and/or AA degree in the area of Education, Child Development, Child Psychology, Behavioral Sciences; or area related to position assignment.
  • Two (2) years experience working in the Minneapolis Schools or comparable educational setting.
  • Ability to effectively meet school, student, and program needs.
  • Attend mandatory Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) and Documentation trainings within one year of being hired for the position and maintain a current expiration date on the CPI card by taking Refresher class annually.
  • Knowledge of related educational programs and the school community.
  • Training and experience in the use of computers and other technology equipment.
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with others.
  • Ability to act in a leadership role and independently initiate and follow through on tasks under minimal supervision.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Demonstrate oral and written communication skills in working with students, families, and community representatives and in collaborating with school personnel.
  • Intermediate computer skills in MS Office and willingness to learn our online registration system.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

 

The primary responsibilities of the AE working with Washburn/Ramsey are:

 

  • Develop and implement services to administratively support these programs including data tracking/accountability and other functions.
  • Act as a liaison between community, students, family and the school.
  • Work with other MPS departments, community agencies and volunteers to provide knowledge and resources to students and their families.
  • Assist Community School Coordinator in program operation
  • Assist Community School Coordinator in evaluating programs
  • Use technology skills to organize and deliver school programs and services

 

Working Hours: 20 hours, 41 wks (School Year) 1:00-6:00 pm, Mon-Thur.  During Adult Enrichment sessions, hours change to Mon: 3:30-9:30 pm, Tue: 3:30-9:30 pm, Wed: 3:30-7:30,  Thur: 2:00-6:00 pm.  Hours may vary due to program needs. Some flexibility may be possible as negotiated with the Coordinator.

 

 

SALARY:. ESP Contract $17.94

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:  anthony.walker@mpls.k12.mn.us.

 

METHOD OF APPLICATION:  All applicants, including MPS employees, must complete an on-line application at www.mpls.k12.mn.us (click on employment).  In addition, upload an electronic copy of both your cover letter and resume to your application at the time that you apply.  Make sure that you apply for the specific position in which you are interested.  Only complete applications, which include all of the following items, will be considered:

            Cover Letter

            Resume

            On-Line Application

Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee.  Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check. 

           

Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready.  Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability or status with regard to public assistance.

Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.