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Program Facilitator, Tutoring

Pathways to Education program, Scarborough Village

Temporary, Part-time (20 hours/week)

Leave of absence replacement

Starting a.s.a.p. to December 31, 2018

Bargaining unit position

POSTING DATE: August 10, 2018

CLOSING DATE: August 24, 2018

LOCATION: 1-3545 Kingston Road, Scarborough  M1M 1R6

REPORTS TO: Manager, Academic Support and Learning 

DESCRIPTION:

The position is responsible for managing all the programs, services and goals fo the Scarborough Village Pathways to Education Program, ensuring that program delivery is reflective of community needs and the Pathways to Education Canada program model. The position is also repsonsible for builidng on-going partnerships with community agencies, services, post-secondary institutions, schools and Boards of Education. The position is also required to supervise staff, provide training and manage performance to meet goals.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 

  •  Supervises programming sites, supports volunteer tutors and provides any additional support to students if volunteer tutors are not available.  
  • Investigates opportunities that may benefit youth and plans programs that are catered to these goals (ex. Study Skills Workshops, OSSLT prep, etc.).                         
  • Gathers and creates curriculum based high school resources and materials for on-site use.       
  • Maintains regular Pathways staff communications and provides updates and challenges of students      
  • Ensures safety procedures are followed off-site at tutoring and that documentation is submitted to supervisors regarding safety as required.             
  • Submits bi-annual reports and responsible for monthly administrative duties related to required program reporting, student feedback, student attendance and curriculum development.                                                       
  • Supports research elements of the program and demonstrates continual commitment to program involvement through research and evaluation.                                                                                                                  
  • Maintains accurate and up to date student documentation and reporting as required by the organization and Pathways to Education Canada.    
  • Actively contributes to the Agency’s Strategic Plan and Pathways Service Plan by participating in initiatives and committees to support the overall Plans.
  • Takes all reasonable and necessary precautions to protect his or her own health and safety and that of co-workers by complying and demonstrating knowledge of the policies, procedures and safe practices established by YouthLink. 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

  • Undergraduate Degree in education, arts, sciences, social sciences, math, accounting or commerce or a combination of education and directly related experience.
  • Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) Certification is a strong asset.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Two (2) years’ experience working with high school aged youth in a variety of different contexts, such as: after school community programming, tutoring, session facilitating, inner-city, students with exceptional needs, literacy or numeracy support.
  • Knowledge of Ontario School Curriculum in a combination of Math, English, Social Studies, French &/or Science disciplines at the high school level. A demonstrated focus on math and sciences is strongly preferred.
  • Experience facilitating youth groups from culturally diverse, low income communities.
  • Knowledge of Ontario Education Ministry policies, procedures and resources an asset.
  • English or literacy (community based) training an asset.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in youth engagement practices in an after-school, community based program an asset.
  • Knowledge of current community issues facing the Scarborough Village community an asset.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Strong organizational abilities.
  • Good planning and follow-up skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a member of a larger multidisciplinary team.
  • Proficient in computer usage skills and social media.
  • Ability to speak a second language spoken within the community (French, Tamil, Urdu, Farsi, Creole, and Spanish) is an asset.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check required.
  • Standard First Aid Certification required.
  • The position holder must be able to lift tables and chairs in setting up the site space.

HOURS OF WORK: 20 hours per week: Monday to Thursday; 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m

SALARY: $44,939 to 50,911 (to be pro-rated based on hours worked)

APPLY IN WRITING TO: pathwaysposting@youthlink.ca –  please quote File #1018 in subject line

YouthLink values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to equity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of our communities. If you have a disability and require accessibility accommodations with the application process please contact accessibility@youthlink.ca.