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The Providence After School Alliance’s (PASA) mission is to expand and improve quality expanded learning opportunities for Providence youth by organizing a citywide public/private system. Working in tandem with one another, PASA’s AfterZone (for middle school) and Hub (for high school) initiatives offer Providence young people multiple pathways to learning beginning in middle school and continuing through high school.

At PASA, we pride ourselves on hiring bright and motivated individuals. PASA is an equal opportunity employer and we offer competitive compensation in a dynamic and fun work environment.


Floating Educator

2017 AfterZone Summer STEM Camp

The Providence After School Alliance (PASA) is currently seeking Floating Educators for the AfterZone Summer STEM Camp. Floating Educators will serve as a camp resource, partnering with a diverse and talented group of community educators and teachers to provide a STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) focused, hands-on, project based summer learning camp for middle school youth. The AfterZone Summer STEM Camp will take place from July 3rd -August 4th, 2017 with no camp on July 4th.

The duties of the role will vary, as needed, and include the following assignments and tasks:

  • A flexible routine each week that includes supporting 8 different STEM teaching teams as an additional educator and/or substituting for absent educators as needed.
  • When serving as a substitute, responsible for providing and implementing the daily lesson plans in collaboration with the co-educator. Manage the classroom environment, provide activities, materials, and promote student learning in the absence of the regular program educator.
  • Provide support to STEM teaching teams, either at the school or field-based locations.
  • Collaborate with program educators to facilitate safe, fun, and inquiry-based educational experiences for youth in line with the program curriculum.
  • Aid with the logistical components of the day (e.g. collect accurate student attendance, assist with survey implementation, etc.)
  • Work with the AfterZone Site Coordinators to ensure that proper AZ emergency and communications protocols and procedures are followed.

On-call Educators are committing themselves to participate fully in the following:

  • Pre-summer hours, including 8 hours of professional development, 8 hours of camp planning meetings, and 2 hours of curriculum review, totaling 18 hours in May and June.
    • Floating Educators are expected to attend all sessions on the following dates: May 13 (or May 16-17), May 19, June 2, June 14, and June 29. Please ensure your schedule will accommodate trainings and professional development sessions before submitting an application.
  • Summer hours: July 3 – August 4, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m, with no camp on July 4th. Floating educators must also be available for 3 hours of meeting time over the summer, dates to be determined, for a total of 111 hours over the summer weeks.

Required Qualifications

  • Comfort with variation to daily routine and unexpected changes
  • Desire to work with middle school youth in a positive youth development atmosphere
  • Experience facilitating or working with a team of adult peers
  • Previous experience creating and delivering hands-on activities and lessons for middle school youth
  • Creativity, patience, a good work ethic, and a sense of humor
  • A National and State Criminal Background Check

Desired Qualifications

  • Proven experience in youth development and inquiry based practice
  • Experience substituting or student teaching
  • Knowledge of languages other than English – Portuguese, Spanish, Creole, Hmong, Khmer, Arabic especially desired
  • One year working within the AfterZone or an out-of-school time program

Salary: $15/hr

Start Date: May 13, 2017

Positions Available: 2

Part Time

Seasonal

To apply, please complete the Floating Educator Application here.

Send the completed application, along with your resume, to:

Eric Collins, HR Coordinator, hr@mypasa.org

or mail to:

Providence After School Alliance 81 Carpenter St, Providence, RI 02903.  Fax (401) 228-3915

PASA prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability or handicap, age, marital status, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity/expression, domestic partnership status or HIV status.  PASA also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to PASA facilities.

Instructional Specialist

2017 AfterZone Summer STEM Camp

Job Description:

The Providence After School Alliance (PASA) is currently seeking certified teachers for the position of Instructional Specialist for the AfterZone Summer STEM Camp. Instructional Specialists will support teams of educators in creating and implementing a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) focused, hands-on, inquiry based summer learning camp for middle school youth. The AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp will take place from July 3rd – August 4th, 2017, with no camp on July 4th.

Instructional Specialists will support curriculum planning, instruction in classrooms, and instruction during offsite trips as needed. They will conduct informal program observations and feedback sessions with multiple teaching teams. Instructional Specialist may also have the opportunity to develop and lead professional development.

Instructional Specialists will begin professional development on May 13th and transition to a 20-22 hr/wk starting July 3rd, 2017. Planning will combine 8 hours of Professional Development and 45 hours of co-planning (team meetings, curriculum review, etc.) totaling 53 hours prior to the start of Summer STEM Camp. Summer hours will consist of 22.5 hr/wk plus 2 hr/wk for planning and 3 hours total for additional meeting time for a total of 121 hours worked. Summer hours start July 3rd, 2017 and the schedule will be Monday-Friday from 8:30 am -1:00 pm, with no camp on July 4th. Educators must also attend three hours of meetings during the summer, dates to be determined.

Job Responsibilities:

  •  Professional development and planning
  • Review 5 week interdisciplinary, inquiry-based STEM curriculum for multiple cohorts of 28 Providence public middle school students.
  • Ensure that youth inquiry and leadership opportunities are incorporated into daily curriculum, both during on and offsite experiences
  • Ensure that targeted instruction in mathematics is interwoven and connected thematically with school and field site experiences
  • Support AfterZone Summer STEM Camp staff in middle school core math concepts and curriculum integration
  • Assist STEM teams with instruction as needed, both during on and offsite experiences
  • Observe programs both on and offsite experiences using PASA provided program quality rubrics
  • Participate in on-going feedback and coaching sessions with STEM educators

Required Qualifications:

  • Current teaching certificate
  • Demonstrated understanding of middle school core math concepts
  • Previous experience creating and delivering hands-on activities and lessons
  • Desire to work with middle school youth in a positive youth development atmosphere
  • Experience facilitating or leading a team of adult peers
  • Experience with AfterZone Summer STEM Camp
  • Creativity, patience, a good work ethic, and a sense of humor
  • A National and State Criminal Background Check

How to Apply:

  1. To apply, please complete the Certified Educator Application here
  2. Send the completed application, along with your resume, to: Eric Collins, HR Coordinator, hr@mypasa.org or mail to: Providence After School Alliance at 81 Carpenter St, Providence, RI 02903.  Fax (401) 228-3915.

If you have questions about the positions, please contact Eric Collins, HR Coordinator at hr@mypasa.org or 401-490-9599 ext 100

For additional information on the AfterZone Summer STEM Camp or PASA go to http://mypasa.org/afterzone-middle-school/afterzone-summer-scholars-camp/

Salary: $30/hr
Start Date: May 13, 2017
Positions Available: 1
Part Time
Seasonal

PASA prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability or handicap, age, marital status, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity/expression, domestic partnership status or HIV status.  PASA also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to PASA facilities.


School Day Educator

2017 AfterZone Summer STEM Camp

Job Description:

The Providence After School Alliance (PASA) is currently seeking certified teachers for the position of School Day Educators for the AfterZone Summer STEM Camps. School Day Educators will partner with a diverse and talented group of community educators to provide a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) focused, hands-on, inquiry based summer learning camp for a cohort of 28 middle school youth. This curriculum will include three days a week of on-site learning at a school-site and two days of off-site field experiences for youth.  The AfterZone Summer STEM Camp will take place from July 3rd – August 4th, 2017, with no camp on July 4th.

School Day Educators will begin professional development on May 13th. Pre summer planning will combine 8 hours (8.75 for new staff) of paid professional development and 18 hours of paid co-planning (team meetings & individual planning), totaling 26 hours (26.75 for new staff) prior to the start of AfterZone Summer STEM Camp. Summer hours will consist of 22.5 hours per week plus additional planning and meeting time, for a total of 121 hours worked. Summer hours start July 3rd, 2017 and the schedule will be Monday-Friday from 8:30 am -1:00 pm, with no camp on July 4th. Educators must also attend three hours of meetings during the summer, dates to be determined.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Professional development and planning
  • As part of a STEM team jointly develop and implement a 5 week interdisciplinary, inquiry-based STEM curriculum
  • Ensure that targeted instruction in science and mathematics is connected thematically with field day experiences
  • Integrate positive youth development practices into the overall program experience for youth
  • Act as a collaborative teaching partner with the community educator
  • Assist with the implementation of any surveys or other assessment materials

Required Qualifications:

  • Current Teaching Certificate
  • Comfort with STEM subjects
  • Previous experience creating and delivering hands-on activities and lessons
  • Experience facilitating or working with a team of adult peers
  • Desire to work with middle school youth in a positive youth development atmosphere
  • Creativity, patience, a good work ethic, and a sense of humor
  • A National and State Criminal Background Check

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One or more years working full time as a lead, collaborative, or push-in teacher

Salary: $30/hr
Start Date: May 13, 2017
Positions Available: 8
Part Time
Seasonal

How to Apply:

  1. To apply, please complete the Certified Educator Application here.
  2. Send the completed application, along with your resume, to: Eric Collins, HR Coordinator, hr@mypasa.org or mail to: Providence After School Alliance at 81 Carpenter St, Providence, RI 02903.  Fax (401) 228-3915.

If you have questions about the positions, please contact Eric Collins, HR Coordinator at hr@mypasa.org or 401490-9599 ext 100

For additional information on the AfterZone Summer STEM Camp or PASA go to http://mypasa.org/afterzone-middle-school/afterzone-summer-scholars-camp/

PASA prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability or handicap, age, marital status, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity/expression, domestic partnership status or HIV status.  PASA also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to PASA facilities.


Behavioral Specialist

2017 AfterZone Summer STEM Camp

The Providence After School Alliance (PASA) is currently seeking certified teachers, school psychologists or school social workers for the position of Behavioral Specialist for the AfterZone Summer STEM Camp. Behavioral Specialists will support teams of educators in creating and implementing a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) focused, hands-on, inquiry based summer learning camp for middle school youth. The AfterZone Summer STEM Camp will take place from July 3rd – August 4th, 2017 with no camp on July 4th. Behavioral Specialists will begin professional development on May 13 and have 18 planning and professional development hours through June (18.75 for new staff). Summer hours will consist of 30-33 hr/wk plus planning and meeting time for a total of 159.5 hours worked. Summer hours start on July 3rd, 2017 and the schedule will be 8:30 am-3:00 pm. For additional information on the AfterZone Summer STEM Camp or PASA go to http://mypasa.org/afterzone-middle-school/afterzone-summer-scholars-camp/

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist STEM teams with behavioral challenges as needed, both during on and offsite experiences
  • Observe both on and offsite program experiences and participate in ongoing feedback and coaching sessions with STEM educators
  • Work with the AfterZone Site Coordinator(s) to ensure that proper AfterZone emergency and communications protocols and procedures are followed
  • Work with the AfterZone Site Coordinator(s) and other staff to create a positive camp culture

Required Qualifications

  • Current teaching certificate
  • Demonstrated understanding of behavioral techniques appropriate to middle school aged youth
  • Desire to work with middle school youth in a positive youth development atmosphere
  • Experience facilitating or leading a team of adult peers
  • Creativity, patience, a good work ethic, and a sense of humor
  • A National and State Criminal Background Check

Desired Qualifications

  • Proven experience in youth development and inquiry based practice;
  • Knowledge of languages other than English – Spanish, Portuguese, Creole, Hmong, or Khmer, especially desired;
  • Past experience working within the AfterZone or an out-of-school time program.

How to Apply:

  1. To apply, please complete the Behavioral Specialist Application here
  2. Send the completed application, along with your resume, to: Eric Collins, HR Coordinator, hr@mypasa.org or mail to: Providence After School Alliance at 81 Carpenter St, Providence, RI 02903.  Fax (401) 228-3915.

Salary: $30/hr
Start Date: May 13, 2017
Positions Available: 2
Part Time
Seasonal

If you have questions about the positions, please contact Eric Collins, HR Coordinator at hr@mypasa.org or 401490-9599 ext 100

For additional information on the AfterZone Summer STEM Camp or PASA go to http://mypasa.org/afterzone-middle-school/afterzone-summer-scholars-camp/

PASA prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability or handicap, age, marital status, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity/expression, domestic partnership status or HIV status.  PASA also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to PASA facilities.


Youth Engagement Specialist

Work with a team of Providence’s leading organizations that provide safe, fun, and high-quality learning opportunities for young people after school. The Providence After School Alliance, with its public and private sector after-school providers, provide out of school time learning opportunities for hundreds of middle school and high school youth each year. Youth Engagement Specialists have direct interaction with young people in PASA’s programs, which ensure that young people have access to relationships and experiences that contribute to their success in and out of school. Youth Engagement Specialists lead activities, form professional relationships with youth, and support positive youth development by providing opportunities to practice real-world skills such as communication, teamwork, engagement in learning, problem solving, and perseverance.

The following sites are hiring Youth Engagement Specialists

Roger Williams Middle School (managed by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence)

DelSesto Middle School (managed by the Providence After School Alliance)

Esek Hopkins (managed by the Providence After School Alliance)

Nathan Bishop Middle School (managed by the Providence After School Alliance)

West Broadway Middle School (managed by the Providence After School Alliance)

Overview:

This is a part-time, seasonal position. Hours range from 16-25 per week depending on the needs of each site. Program hours are Monday-Thursday from 2:00-6:00pm for 26 weeks between October and June. Selected Fridays will be required for ongoing planning and professional development. Rates of pay begin between $9.60 and $10.50 per hour, but may increase based on experience or job performance.

Responsibilities:

The majority of the Youth Engagement Specialist’s time will be spent collaboratively planning and leading Club AfterZone activities, such as games or projects that are engaging, yet provide learning opportunities for young people. Candidates should be prepared to communicate regularly with youth, families, and community partners. In addition to working directly with youth, Youth Engagement Specialists will also be responsible for logistical duties such as:

  • Using an online database to register youth and manage attendance data.
  • Helping to organize and effectively execute AfterZone protocols and procedures.
  • Setting up program space before youth arrive, and cleaning up at the end of the day.
  • Directing the flow of student traffic during transition times, such as arrival and departure.
  • Assisting with program recruitment and special events, such as end-of-session celebrations.

Growth Opportunities:

  • The Providence After School Alliance’s Quality Department provides professional development for Youth Engagement Specialist to ensure an understanding of Positive Youth Development, as well as continuing education to promote personal and professional growth of staff members.
  • Through training and exposure to high-quality funded programs, Youth Engagement Specialist will gain knowledge of best practices in the field of Youth Development and have opportunities to carry them out.
  • Youth Engagement Specialist will have leadership opportunities, such as the ability to become a Career Coach for youth, promotion to Assistant Site Coordinator, or referral to a position in our Summer programming.
  • Youth Engagement Specialist will have access to a network of school faculty and admin, community partners, and other youth development professionals.

Required Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with planning activities for arts, sports, and/or skill-based projects
  • Prior work history, with at least two years of working with school-aged youth
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and internet navigation
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Professional communication skills
  • Proactive, organized, and punctual
  • Creative, patient, and fun

Desired Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in youth development, community based programs, or education
  • Previous experience working in a licensed childcare program or after-school program.
  • Bilingual skills, preferably Spanish/English
  • Knowledge of Providence and the communities the Providence After School Alliance serves

Hiring Process:

To apply, please email your résumé and cover letter to Eric Collins (ecollins@mypasa.org) or submit it to the Providence After School Alliance, 81 Carpenter St, Providence, RI 02903.

Applicants will be interviewed for open positions until filled. Candidates will be hired as seasonal, hourly employees.

Candidates will be subject to National and State Background Checks as part of the hiring process.

PASA prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability or handicap, age, marital status, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity/expression, domestic partnership status or HIV status. PASA also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to PASA facilities.