Summary Description: The School at Columbia University works with a dynamic and diverse community, drawn equally from the families of University employees and from the local community. We dedicate ourselves to fostering in our students personal resourcefulness and integrity, a sense of social responsibility, and a lifelong appreciation of learning through an innovative, socially and emotionally supportive, and academically challenging program. Our pedagogical and curricular philosophies embrace multicultural perspectives, which challenge educators and learners to examine their preconceived notions of race, gender, ethnicity, class, ability, religion, and sexual orientation. We tailor our instruction so that the needs of the individual students are met. A committed faculty and administration strive to create a school that will stand as a model for what K-8 education can be, and serve as a genuine and enduring partnership between Columbia University and its neighbors. -Providing students with additional learning support and enrichment. Leading activities such as: reading with buddies, co-leading classes in art, technology, sports targeting mainly at students in grades K-6.-May provide some reception or administrative support-Paying careful attention to students' social-emotional development and issues highlighted in The School's mission, such as self-exploration, identity, equity, interrelationships, and community involvement. The After School Program (ASP) is one of the many ways that the school supports this mission, by enhancing the classroom curriculum -Replying to email correspondence promptly and professionally -Attending mandatory professional development sessions-Attending on-site supervisory meetings when needed-Carrying out administrative responsibilities (such as submission of progress reports or material requests)
Minimum Qualifications: -Experience working with children and excellent classroom/group management, particularly in academic settings (such as tutoring) -Ability to pass a background check-Availability during afterschool hours (3:00pm to 6:00pm)-Strong written and verbal communication skills -Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously-Ability to problem solve-Punctuality, flexibility, dependability and excellent time management -Bachelor's degree strongly preferred
Preferred Qualifications: -BA degree strongly preferred-Familiarity with Google Apps preferred-CPR certification and first aid training is strongly preferred
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 334_67020
About Columbia University
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.