Youth Development Specialist

Community Charter School of Paterson | Paterson, NJ

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Posted Date 12/04/2017
Expiration Date3/30/2019

Job Description
Community Charter School of Paterson (CCSP)
Position Title:                        Youth Development Specialist
                                                21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC)
Employment Category:         Non- Exempt/Part-time  
Function:                                Youth Development Specialists are responsible for planning and carrying out activities in support of the program’s goals and objectives. 
Reports to:                              Lead Teacher
                                                Program Coordinator
Supervises:                              N/A
Hours:                                    Monday through Friday (3:30-7:00PM)
                                               September 2017 – June 2018
Compensation:                        $15 per hour
  • High School Diploma, Some College credits preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership capacity and sound judgment.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in MS office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized and motivated.  Self-starter.  Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
Expectations of Employee:
  • Advocates for the wellbeing of all CCSP students.
  • Adheres to CCSP’s Policies and Procedures.
  • Acts as a role model within and outside of CCSP.
  • Understands and supports the mission, vision, goals, and values of CCSP.
  • Communicates regularly with supervisor about department and/or program issues.
  • Performs duties as workload necessitates.
  • Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
  • Consistently reports to work on time and prepared to perform duties of position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in classroom management while implementing specialized activities in areas such as academic enrichment, positive youth development, and health and fitness;
  • Increasing students’ career and college readiness by offering high-quality remediation activities in core academic areas such as reading and mathematics, enrichment activities including arts and culture, youth development experiences, and physical activity;
  • Infusing social, emotional, and character development into the program as a means to impacting positive student behavior;
  • Serving as a member of a team committed to helping young people build on existing assets to make positive choices about their health and well-being, academic achievement and interaction with others;
  • Designing and implementing programs for youth and parents, including those to be operated on evenings.
  • Utilizing a case management approach in assisting and supporting identified students through advocacy, evaluation, planning, care coordination, working with school staff and more.
  • Other duties as assigned


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