The Youth Tutoring Program (YTP) is an after-school educational enrichment program for students in 1st through 12th grade who live in six low-income and public housing communities in Seattle. Begun in 1991 as a partnership with the Seattle Housing Authority, the tutoring centers provide youth with a positive learning environment and a tutoring program to help them build academic success. We provide structured tutoring with trained volunteers. We work within the communities we serve, connecting with schools and parents towards the goal of academic success. We are committed to addressing the educational opportunity gaps faced by YTP students. Visit us at www.ccsww.org/ytp for more information about the program.
Our ideal candidate is someone who values educational success as a vehicle for change. We seek an individual who has experience educating youth who have faced barriers to academic success and can apply these skills to being an educational coordinator, advocate and center leader. Valued skills include curriculum differentiation and classroom management. We are looking for someone who is a fantastic multi-tasker, who can comfortably manage the main components of this position: Managing the tutoring center 3 hours daily, connecting with and supporting parents, monitoring student progress and strategizing/seeking guidance from school day teachers, participating in community wide initiatives to improve student’s educational outcomes, and supporting tutors as they build strong mentor/tutor relationships with their students. The Center Supervisor will both support and train volunteer tutors, and also directly tutor youth as needed.
Hours for this position are Mondays through Thursdays, 12:00pm to 8:00pm, with more flexible hours on Fridays. Summer hours are variable, with programming in the early or late afternoon. This position is located at the Rainier Vista tutoring center, in SE Seattle.
This is a full-time, 37.5 hours per week, benefitted position and includes generous paid time off. Pay range is $19.66-$21.87 DOQ.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
When capacity permits, facilitate teen mentoring, volunteerism, and/or internships within YTP.
Significant understanding of the refugee/immigrant experience.