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Afterschool Teaching Volunteer: Elementary Social-Emotional Learning

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AUSTIN KIDS CAN

Austin Kids Can! (AKC!) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization (austinkidscan.org), dedicated to closing the achievement gap in economically disadvantaged children in Austin, Texas. We accomplish this by providing high-quality afterschool programming in Computer Science & Coding and Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) to at-risk elementary students.

AKC! is seeking a Part-Time Teaching Volunteer for approximately 5 hours per week, co-teaching SEL at AISD elementary campuses.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Co-teach an SEL class (along with a Computer Science/Coding teacher) for at least one full semester
  • Prepare for this position by reviewing SEL strategies/expectations
  • Maintain a productive and respectful classroom environment using SEL strategies
  • Take attendance in class
  • Communicate effectively with AKC! staff and school site staff
  • Communicate effectively with parents/guardians of the students enrolled including progress reporting on academics and behavior
  • Work collaboratively with the Computer Science/Coding teacher

Minimum Qualifications

  • High professional standards and dedication to the organization’s mission, staff, and students
  • Experience working with children (ages 5-11) in a classroom setting OR knowledge about best practices
  • Effective teaching and behavior management skills OR knowledge about best practices
  • Some college or currently enrolled in a college program
  • Must have availability from 3:00-5:30 pm, either Monday & Wednesday OR Tuesday & Thursday
  • Reliable transportation to Austin ISD elementary schools
  • Must pass a criminal background check

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of and/or experience in working in a small organization, non-profits, and/or start-ups
  • CPR certification

1 Shift

  • 03:00 PM to 05:30 PM
    Must have availability from 3:00-5:30 pm, either Monday & Wednesday OR Tuesday & Thursday
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About AUSTIN KIDS CAN

Location:

2303 RANCH ROAD 620 S, LAKEWAY, TX 78734, US

Mission Statement

Austin Kids Can! was founded with a single mission: To empower Austin’s youth who are economically disadvantaged by providing access to high-quality afterschool programs that build emotional resilience, self-confidence, and a foundation for technology skills.

Description

We’re a non-profit organization changing the odds for economically disadvantaged children in Austin, Texas. We believe quality education is the key to escaping poverty. To close the gap, we are providing engaging academic after school programs to children in need.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

Multiple locations Austin, TX 78723

(30.30813,-97.68195)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • Child Development
  • Critical Thinking
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Approximately 5 hours per week from 3:00-5:30 pm, either Monday & Wednesday OR Tuesday & Thursday
  • -High professional standards and dedication to the organization’s mission, staff, and students -Experience working with children (ages 5-11) in a classroom setting OR knowledge about best practices

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