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LaAmistad

Teen Center Director

– Atlanta, Georgia
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

LaAmistad is seeking a dynamic director for its Teen Center, part of LaAmistad Afterschool at Peachtree Presbyterian Church. This important role engages with, encourages, inspires, and mentors our teen students about 5 hours a day, Monday through Thursday afternoon.

 

LaAmistad Afterschool serves nearly 300 low-income Latino students at 8 locations across Atlanta. The Teen Center is a signature program of our flagship location at Peachtree Presbyterian Church. The Teen Center serves around 35 students from three area public schools between the ages of 12 and 19. This requires someone who is committed to young people, believes strong in education, loves learning, and has an unsinkable sense of humor.

You’re good at:

  • Teaching concepts
  • Problem solving
  •   Seeing challenges as opportunities
  •  Empowering and empathizing
  • Managing classrooms
  • Communicating with both young people and fellow staff

Extra fabulous if you’re good at:

  • Calculus, Geometry, Trigonometry
  • Literature and Essay Writing
  • Leadership development

Must Haves:

  • Experience teaching, tutoring and mentoring teens
  •  First Aid/CPR certified
  • Mandated reporter training required, provided by organization
  • Confident and able to command respect and cooperation in an middle or high school classroom
  • Ability to build relationships with families to create a dynamic environment for students to learn and thrive
  • Fluency in Spanish and English (writing, listening, and speaking) 
  • B.S. degree in education or related field
  • Minimum of two year working with school-age youth, ages 11 +  

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  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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