Experienced teacher needed to teach life skills curriculum to youth ages 14-21.
Life Skills topics include: (1) education, (2) housing, (3) career planning, job readiness, and employment (4) money management, (5) health, (6) transportation, (7) parenting and prevention, (8) personal & community engagement, and (9) self-sufficiency. This individual will ensure that all life skills classes are embedded with reinforcement of academic skills which will assist the participants to make a successful transition to productive and independent adulthood. Instructors will also provide instruction in all service learning projects implemented to provide participants with hands on opportunities for demonstrating the life skills they are learning. This individual must hold a bachelor’s degree and must be able to work closely with youth who have overcome some challenges. Instructors must have experience in writing case notes and familiar with the Ansell Casey Life Skills. Classes are held Saturdays 10:00am – 3:00pm (September - May) and Monday - Thursday 10:00am - 3:00pm (June-August), therefore multiple instructors are needed! Instructors may be asked to serve students individually at an off-site location during the week. Reliable transportation is required.
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Magazine Instructor (part-time)
The Magazine Instructor will assist in the growth of Dime Child's publication DCX Mag.
Dime Child Foundation's magazine program focuses on educating at-risk youth about journalism, specifically magazine work. Participants gain hands-on experience through learning journalistic basics, interviewing story sources, transcribing the digital interviews and becoming proficient at typing and writing. In addition, students will participate in the following: (1) Special events such as trips to magazine production companies like N'Digo, Jet and Ebony; (2) guest speakers including professional writers, editors and graphic designers; (3) workshops on topics such as blogging, social media and interview etiquette further educate students on common journalistic practices and life skills.
Evidence of their growth as young adults and their skills in writing and communication are apparent in their everyday interaction, poise while interviewing experts (including professors, government officials, etc.) and celebrities (ranging from local stars on television to singers and actors with worldwide acclaim), improvement in writing and editing, and finalized articles to be published in DCX Magazine, a Dime Child Foundation Production. In time, the knowledge, skills and networking with sources will provide ample college and career opportunities in the journalism, advertising, marketing and design fields.
-Bachelors in education, social work, journalism, media, English, or similar field
-Good presentation, communication and writing skills
-Experience in working with low-income students, first generation college students
-Certified teaching experience preferred
-Knowledge of academic and social needs of low-income students
-Experience in working with students of diverse backgrounds
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