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A Place Called Home: Math Academic Assistant

A Place Called Home

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted September 19, 2021.

A Place Called Home has a great opportunity for a passionate and dedicated Math Academic Assistant to explore and implement creative ways to deliver programming that will shape the future of the youth participating in our programs.

ABOUT USA Place Called Home is a dynamic, non-profit youth and community center in South Central Los Angeles.

APCH provides educational programs, counseling, mentoring, music, dance and art classes, fitness and health and wellness opportunities.

As youth participate in our programs, they discover interests and talents and develop a better sense of themselves and their place in the world around them.

Our goal is to increase the likelihood that youth will stay in school, pursue higher education, attain viable jobs, and become active community members capable of making positive change in the world in which they live.

APCH COVID-19 Vaccination PolicyA Place Called Home will be mandating COVID-19 vaccines for our staff.

Consistent with our mission and values, and the duty to provide and maintain a workplace free of recognized hazards, A Place Called Home (“APCH”) has adopted this policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our staff and our families, members and their families, volunteers, vendors, and others who spend time on our campus, and the community, from the risks associated with COVID-19.

All new hires must provide proof of their first dose of the vaccine on the first day of employment, if not fully vaccinated, and will have 30 days from their date of hire to complete their COVID-19 vaccination and submit proof of completion to the organization’s HR department.

How To Apply:After setting up your account, please ensure to fully complete the application in order to be considered.

The application will be considered complete, once you have submitted your resume, cover letter and have signed the application.https://www.Paycomonline.Net/v4/ats/web.Php/jobs?clientkey=EC0897526493DC96E79F1D7A7FB8D485 Our commitment to our staff wellness, development and experience:A Place Called Home is committed to supporting our hard working staff by creating a work environment that builds relationships, careers and experiences through collaboration and transparent communication.

We don’t just talk the talk but we walk the walk.

Below are just some ways in which we support our staff:Health and WellnessHMO & PPO Medical and Dental Plans with APCH covering the majority of the group costs25K Basic & Accidental Life Insurance-no cost to the employeeFSA, DFSA and Supplemental Insurance to support your out of pocket costs401K Retirement Plan with employer matchGenerous Time-off: Paid winter break, 2 wellness days, 13 holidays, 2 weeks+ vacation, 88 hours for sick days, Incentive time off opportunitiesAssistance and funds for emergenciesEmployee Assistance program to support your work life balanceProfessional DevelopmentGallup’s Strengths Assessment for all employeesQuarterly Employee TrainingSpecialized Manager TrainingLeadership Training through our Leaders In Training Program (LIT)Professional development support and financial assistanceCPR & First Aid Training certificationCollaborationEmployee Engagement Committees: employee recognition, new hire experience, supporting community organizations, creating fun staff events, justice, equity, diversity & inclusion and wellness.Monthly Employee Acknowledgment by Colleagues and SupervisorsEmployee Portal Staff Communication & Resources available at any timeTouchPoint-Monthly all staff meetings POSITION SUMMARYUnder the direction of the Educational Services Assistant Manager High School, the Math Academic Assistant will provide support and assistance to our Teen and Young Adults in Mathematics.

The Academic Assistant will be at the front-line for member safety and well-being.

The Academic Aide will translate mission, policy, and R.E.A.C.H practice into a direct application for members.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPrepare and implement engaging one-on-one and small group tutoring sessions for teen members and entry-level college students in areas of high school and introductory college-level mathematics in person and online (via Zoom), which includes but is not limited to Beginning Algebra, Geometry, Intermediate Algebra through Calculus, Statistics, or other areas of theoretical or applied mathematicsTutor members individually or in scheduled group study sessions to review principles, solve problems, and review for tests, while modeling effective learning techniques and academic persistenceHelp obtain accurate report cards and transcripts records according to departmental or agency needsProvide classroom management and as-needed homework assistance for Homework Drop in and maintain accurate tutoring records according to departmental or agency needsAssist members in identifying high school and APCH resources to ensure academic and personal successHelp to develop or maintain essential academic skill such as learning techniques, positive study habits, and study skills with individuals and in the classroomCommunicate with staff instructors and Education Services Assistant Manager for High School to identify and best meet the academic and/or learning needs of each memberWork in a team with Educational Services Assistant Manager and other academic assistants to create individual academic plans and schedule academic supportAssist with the tracking of members’ academic progress, ensuring that members are on track to graduate from high school and have the option of going to collegeRegularly maintain their online presence via responding to emails, online tutoring requests, and utilizing/editing their schedule on our Virtual Programs HubDuring the summer, an academic assistant may engage members in a classContribute to accomplish the Education Services department mission and goalsOther ResponsibilitiesAddress student behavior appropriately and following the approach adopted by the agencyComplying with the agency’s legal mandate to report suspicions of abuseAssist with the supervision of members during program hoursAttend all required program meetings and professional developmentServe as a mentor and role model for membersAdhere to the highest ethical and professional standards and values at all timesPerform other tasks as assignedThe ideal Math Academic Assistant will be an individual who carries high personal and professional standards, is high energy by nature, and enjoys partnering with others to achieve successful outcomes (This section can be edited according to role).

To be successful in this role the candidate will focus on achieving excellence of service and performance in the five core competencies identified by the agency: integrity & trust, adaptability, accountability, learning and development and compassion.

As a Math Academic Assistant they will also be expected to excel in the five (Management, Facilities or Dev, Programs, Admin Group) competencies of: (List of competencies for group).

The candidate will embrace the APCH culture of a learning organization and strive to constantly improve upon systems and services for the benefit of our employees and our constituents; and will be demonstrably committed to their own ongoing personal and professional development.

Our culture encourages individuals to speak up, we respect diversity of thought, and we look to our staff to be candid with concerns and constructive suggestions.

Together, we can continue to take APCH to even higher levels of excellence and service to the community.Technical and Performance SkillsExcellent Oral and Written Communication SkillsProfessionalismCustomer ServiceTime ManagementAbility to Multi-taskFlexibilityMission-DrivenDedicated to excellenceDetail-OrientedStrong Organizational SkillsMicrosoft Office SkillsTeam PlayerBilingual (Spanish/English) Preferred Education/Training/ExperienceBachelor’s Degree in related field or currently in college working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in a related fieldExperience working with teen and young adult populationPhysical and Mental DemandsAble to work in a dynamic and high noise level environment typical of a youth centerWalking, standing required on a daily basisSitting and use of hands/vision for computer work for extended periods of timeLift up to 25 pounds occasionallyAble to communicate and convey accurate informationA Place Called Home provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including but not limited to pregnancy), gender expression, gender identity or sexual orientation, military and veteran status, medical condition, ancestry, marital status, citizenship national origin, age, physical and/or mental disability or genetics.

In addition to federal law requirements, A Place Called Home complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Please let us know if you are an APCH AlumnusBackground screening required