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September 2017:  Job Openings

ESOL Learning Facilitator, Part-Time (2 positions)

Position Summary:  Genesis Center seeks an ESOL Learning Facilitator to deliver classes in English for Speakers of Other Languages to adult learners/parents in local high schools. The Facilitator will develop and implement a mission-driven, client-centered, and outcome-focused education curriculum that facilitates learners’ goal attainment through classroom instruction. Activities include instruction in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, as well as family literacy, work readiness, and technology. These are part-time positions with classes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm from October 2017 until June 2018.  Prep pay included at a rate of 50% of classroom hours. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develops and implements education curriculum that integrates reading, writing, speaking, listening, technology, and family literacy.
  • Prepares a differentiated curriculum that is appropriate to linguistic levels of learners.
  • Works with learners to set academic and personal goals and develops plan to address them.
  • Formally and informally evaluates student gains in language and literacy using a variety of assessments.
  • Tracks student progress in language, literacy, and goal-setting for purposes of individual student pathway.
  • Incorporates instructional techniques that accommodate learner needs and differences.
  • Solicits feedback from learners and adjusts curriculum and/or methods as appropriate to better address learner needs.
  • Maintains data and produces required reports.

 Qualifications (include professional & legal standards, knowledge, skills and demonstrated abilities required): 

  • A professional with minimum of 3 years’ experience in adult education. 
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Familiarity with state and Center-specific educational standards. Knowledge of school and community resources that can benefit learners and staff. 
  • Experience with curriculum development.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience working with diverse populations.
  • Sensitivity and commitment to the Genesis Center mission; understanding and appreciation of special problems and stressors of refugee and immigrant families; and respect for cultural differences.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team and to be flexible and accept change.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation in all aspects of work, including professional development.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize & control work flow and manage data for timely and accurate completion of projects.

 
Hours & Attendance Requirements:
- PT T/W/Th from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm from 10/17-6/18. Prep pay included at a rate of 50% of classroom hours. 

To apply, email resume and cover letter to Tyla Pimentel, tpimentel@gencenter.org

Lead Teacher In Our Early Learning Center

Genesis Early Learning Center is seeking a passionate, dedicated, and caring lead teacher to join our team. This is a full-time, year-round position with a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, retirement savings plan, paid time off and holidays.  Knowledge of DCYF Standards, DAP, The Creative Curriculum/TSG, and RIELDS preferred. Duties will include (but not limited to): caring for and supervising the children, contributing to a positive and nurturing learning environment, providing support to meet the individual needs of the children, planning and executing fun, creative, and appropriate activities on a daily/weekly/monthly basis, and participating in professional development.

Requirements: Minimum CDA, Associate's Degree in ECE or at least 12 credits in ECE or higher; candidates must possess strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills as well as proficiency with technology (email, Microsoft Word, and navigating the internet); be able to lift 20-35 pounds, bend, walk, sit, squat or kneel and be able to see, hear, and speak with children to ensure their health and safety;  experience with cultural diversity is a plus.

How to Apply:  Please send cover letter and resume to our Childcare Administrator, Catherine Green at cgreen@gencenter.org or call 401-781-6110 ex.35 for more information. We look forward to hearing from you!

Assistant Teacher in our Early Learning Center

Genesis Early Learning Center is seeking a passionate, dedicated, and caring assistant teacher to join our team. This is a full-time, year-round position with a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, retirement savings plan, paid time off and holidays. Knowledge of Head Start Standards, The Creative Curriculum/TSG, and RIELDS preferred. Duties will include (but not limited to): caring for and supervising the children, contributing to a positive and nurturing learning environment, providing support to meet the individual needs of the children, collaborating with the Lead Teacher to plan and execute fun, creative, and appropriate activities on a daily/weekly/monthly basis, and participating in professional development opportunities on an ongoing basis.

Minimum CDA or Associate's degree in Early Childhood, RIELDS Foundations course completed (or willing to complete upon hire), First Aid/CPR certification, background check, and proper immunizations required. A love for children and their families and a passion for facilitating learning through play is a must!

How to Apply:  Please send cover letter and resume to our Childcare Administrator, Catherine Green at cgreen@gencenter.org or call 401-781-6110 ex.35 for more information. We look forward to hearing from you!