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Career Board

Childcare Center Operations

Date Created

July 1, 2021

Business Name

Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County

Business Mailing Address

5236 30th Street West, 2nd Floor

Business Phone Number

9417612582104

Name of Hiring Manager

Human Resources

Email

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Full-Time or Part-Time:

Full-Time

Is this a paid position?

Yes

Hours (ex: 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)

TBD

Pay Range

$35,000 - $45,000

List Any Benefits

-FREE Club membership for staff member’s children (grades K-12).
-Benefits for Full Time Positions
-Paid Time off for all Positions
-401(k) Plan

Who can apply and How can a student apply?

TO APPLY: Go to our website, www.bgcmanatee.org/Jobs click on the “Apply Today!” button to apply and view job descriptions. Principal applicants only, no recruiters; no phone calls or walk-ins accepted. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title or Skills Set Required

EDUCATION SPECIALIST

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Possesses a deep understanding of educational leadership, youth development theory and subject-matter expertise. The Education Specialist is a key member of the Academic Success team that will serve as a liaison with the Manatee County School District and corporate partners. The individual will be responsible for organization-wide educational programs and strategies for Boys & Girls Club locations in Manatee County. The Education Specialist will deliver on innovative thinking and business-changing recommendations that will form the core of our youth development and social impact work. Must be able to build and manage relationships to represent the interests of Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County externally and partner with internal departments. This person must have a proven background as a content area expert, program portfolio manager and/or program design leader. He/she must be able to lead in the analysis and translation of research findings to drive the organizational learning and impact.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES: (not all-inclusive)
• Knowledge and understanding of the Florida State Standards for grades K – 12.
• Align Boys & Girls Club programs to Manatee County School District’s curriculum.
• Create and implement educational expectations that are academically, intellectually and personally challenging with a focus on reading.
• Create and administer cognitive assessments and create individualized programs based on the needs of the members.
• Analyze assessment data, FSA scores, Optimal Club Experience trends, and student success metrics.
• Provide training and support to staff, tutors and volunteers to include classroom management and program implementation.
• Meet regularly with parents to build professional relationships.
• Maintain and provide updates on the progress of students to their parents or guardians.
• Meet regularly with teachers and other educational organizations to support Boys & Girls Club programs and build awareness.
• Work closely with the Vice President of Program Services to maintain the budget of the educational programs.
• The individual will increase organizational performance in the following areas:
o Increase the % of all elementary age youth who are reading proficient, with an emphasis on 3rd grade.
o Increase the % of youth who progress to the next grade level
o Increase the % of Club Members who maintain or increase their GPA
o Decrease the % of Club members who experience summer learning loss

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: (not all inclusive)
• This position is Full Time. NON-EXEMPT
• Bachelor’s Degree in Education from an accredited college or university
• A minimum of five years’ work experience in public schools, Boys & Girls Club or similar organization with relevant experience
• A strong passion for and commitment to improving the lives of at-risk youth
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Must be able to design and manage complex spreadsheets to track Club and staff deliverables
• Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written
• Self-disciplined, takes initiative, remains focused in the face of pressure
• Track record of inspiring, engaging and supporting others to deliver superior results
• Proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility and good humor
• Proven ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in diverse settings
• Demonstrates a relentless commitment to excellence in all tasks
• Demonstrated ability to organize, direct, plan and coordinate large scale operations and logistics
• Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of internal and external constituents
• Team player with strong interpersonal skills
• Exhibits strong attention to detail and accuracy
• Ability to quickly learn new data systems and processes
• Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and integrity
• Certifications and credentials in respective skill-based activity highly preferred
• CPR and First Aid Certifications preferred
• Valid State Driver’s License.
• Must pass pre-employment background check and drug test
• Experience and ability in creating interactive and educational activities
• Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems
• Ability to plan and implement quality educational programs for youth
• Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment
• Must be comfortable performing multi-faceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
• Required to stand, walk, and sit. Able to use hands and fingers on a (computer) keyboard and other office equipment.
• May have to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds during a standard 4 or 8 hour shift.
• Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
• The noise level in the work environment is high due to work is conducted in a Club setting, indoor/outside.
• Must be able to sit for extended periods of time and be able to perform administrative tasks.
• May be required to stand for periods of time to conduct courses or training.

Note:***
-FREE Club membership for staff member’s children (grades K-12).
-Benefits for Full Time Positions
-Paid Time off for all Positions
-401(k) Plan

TO APPLY: Go to our website, www.bgcmanatee.org/Jobs click on the “Apply Today!” button to apply and view job descriptions. Principal applicants only, no recruiters; no phone calls or walk-ins accepted. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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