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Academic Support Instructor
Title:Academic Support Instructor

Position Title:                   Academic Support Instructor 

Status:                                Part Time Employee

Hours:                                 No more than 25 hours a week unless approved in advance by the supervisor;

Schedule determined by Program Director each program semester (corresponding memo with work hours generated by Program Director each semester)


Supervisor:                        Program Director


Position Summary: The Academic Support Instructor provides strategies and interventions that support the academic development of GCYC members as well as coordinates the Study Buddies afterschool enrichment program.  Students will develop and advance as a result of the coordinators work. 


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Assess student progress and tailor individual tutoring plans and activities for youth
  • Communicate with schools and guardians on student progress
  • Facilitate Study Buddies (homework help program) for 3rd- 8th graders
  • Train and supervise college interns/ volunteers connected to the programs
  • Assisting with the academic component of summer camp which involves collecting attendance from teachers, inputting attendance in spreadsheet and providing teachers with supplies and resources for their classes as well as teaching a class if necessary.
  • Design a program plan for Study Buddies
  • Co-facilitate group development programs in the summer
  • Attend all required staff meetings and trainings
  • Support the mission of GCYC
  • Work collaboratively in a team setting serving the needs of youth
  • Commit to the safety and development of all GCYC members
  • Take on other duties as needed
  • Serve as a role model for youth and community
  • Abide by the employee handbook and established GCYC policies and procedures


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2+ years of experience working directly with youth and program development preferred 
  • Youth development or teaching certification a plus
  • Demonstrated understanding of youth programming principles
  • Demonstrated understanding of youth development, guidance and discipline principles as well as conflict resolution strategies
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrated cultural competency, dedication to working with youth, families and community members in our care
  • Competency in MS Office applications as well as a strong acumen for web based data collection input for attendance data or program outcomes




Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 15 pounds
  • Ability to walk and complete building and program rounds
  • Extended standing and extended movement is required for daily programs, field trips and special events
  • Availability to work afternoons & early evenings during the school year and mornings during summer

Physical Environment: Majority of the work is conducted in a classroom setting with the use of general office or classroom equipment. Due to the nature of the GCYC campus, travel between buildings may be required with exposure to outdoor elements.  Occasional driving and/or travel may be required.

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