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Expanded Learning Program Assistant

Who We Are
KIPP SoCal Public Schools is a nonprofit organization that operates 23 tuition-free, open-enrollment charter public schools, within 20 Local Education Agencies (LEA), educating more than 10,000 students and supporting 6,800 alumni to and through college and beyond.
What We Believe
KIPP SoCal believes that the purpose of education is for liberation. This means that we see, develop, and inspire the limitless potential in each and all of our KIPPsters.
What We Do
At KIPP SoCal we build trusting relationships that are strengthened by high expectations and collaboration alongside laughter and joy. We set ambitious goals and hold each other accountable for students achieving their greatest potential. We work together with each other and in partnership with families and communities in the active pursuit of a more equitable world. We do the right thing, even when it’s not always comfortable standing up and speaking out against anti-blackness, racism, oppression, and injustice. We persevere through obstacles and treat failure as an opportunity to learn and grow.
The Opportunity
KIPP SoCal provides expanded learning programs before school, after school, in summer school or through intersession learning opportunities. These programs focus on developing the academic, social, emotional, and physical needs and interests of pupils through hands-on, engaging learning experiences. The Expanded Learning Program Assistant is responsible for assisting the Expanded Learning Manager in developing, implementing, and overseeing the Expanded Learning Program for all participating students at 1-2 KIPP SoCal campuses and manages the team members involved. The Expanded Learning Program Assistant reports directly to the Expanded Learning Manager. 
You Should Apply If
The Expanded Learning Program Assistant role features ample opportunity to support adults while also working with amazing students in our expanded learning program so if that combination excites you, apply today. The Expanded Learning Program will continue to grow across KIPP SoCal and people excited by innovating and creating will thrive here.

Program Design

  • Support Expanded Learning Manager in executing an expanded learning program vision, mission and goals for that supports the broader goals of KIPP SoCal Public Schools
  • Support with designing enrichment opportunities for students that fit their interest and passions and can be lead by the part-time team 
  • Develop and manage schedule of academic, recreation, and enrichment activities

Program Management Assistance

  • Supervise and ensure the safety of students at all times.
  • Organize and support after school program events and field trips
  • Assist in managing day-to-day operations of the school enrichment program
  • Manage process for meals 
  • Supply ordering and gathering 
  • Lead the Expanded Learning Program when Manager is off-site or out

People Management

  • Communicate effectively with school administration, teachers, parents, and other stakeholders
  • Assist with recruitment of part-time team members
  • Support with observations of part-time program staff to implement quality standards-aligned programming

Compliance & Reporting

  • Maintain accurate records by completing regular audits (i.e., registration forms, attendance sheets, operational schedules, etc.)
  • Adhere to workplace safety guidelines, make recommendations for workplace safety
  • Follow school and KIPP SoCal procedures and policies for safe operation of Expanded Learning Program
  • Support with annual program evaluations, including surveys of students, team members and parents
  • Submit all required documentation on a timely basis

Qualifications & Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2 or more years working with school-aged youth
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently and work under strict deadlines
  • Ability to work with varied populations, such as administrators, teachers, parents, and students
  • Excellent computer skills, experience working with Google platform a plus
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands, changes approach or method to best fit the situation, able to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Planning/Organization – Priorities and plans work activities, uses time efficiently, develops realistic action plans
  • Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality, demonstrates accuracy and thoughtfulness 
  • Initiative – takes initiative in appropriate situations and goes above and beyond expectations when necessary.
  • Relationships – develops relationships based upon trust, respect, and commitment to KIPP SoCals’s mission
  • Attention to KIPP SoCal Policies  – Approaches others in a tactful manner, reacts well under pressure, treats others with respect and consideration, accepts responsibility for own actions, follows through on commitments

Compensation and Perks

  • Hourly, $24/hour
  • 100% of healthcare premium costs covered by employer, dependents added at 20% of the cost
  • Employer-paid KIPP SoCal life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with up to 6% match by KIPP SoCal
  • Voluntary Benefits (Pet Insurance, Supplemental Life, Accident, Short Term Disability, etc.)
  • Generous time off program includes 22 holidays, sick leave and vacation
  • Other great benefits (Flexible spending account, EAP, etc.)
KIPP SoCal Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation/gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
KIPP SoCal strives to ensure that our careers website is accessible to all, including individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, please contact us. You can find our contact information on our website, http://www.kippsocal.org/. Information will be sent to a talent acquisition representative who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the hiring process.

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