Shadow Aide

Growth & Learning Opportunities

Mar 07, 2013 - Sunset / Parkside

Growth & Learning Opportunities (GLO) is a non-profit organization that provides quality before and after-school programming to school age children at seven school sites located throughout San Francisco.

We are looking for Experienced Shadow Aides for the 2012/2013 School Year.

Come join our team of dedicated before and after-school enrichment specialists, teachers and teacher's aides who are committed to sharing learning experiences with children, their families, and the community. Duties include, but are not limited to, providing one-on-one supervision of a specific child with disabilities and/ or with special needs, with little or no assistance, and creating a safe environment for the child to learn and grow. If you enjoy working with children with special needs, this is the perfect opportunity to hone your teaching skills and gain great experience!

Positions Available at the Following School Sites

GLO@ West Portal Elementary
San Francisco, West Portal neighborhood
Potential Work Hours: M-F 2:00pm to 6:00pm

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications for a Shadow Aide Position:
 High School Graduate with some college course work in fields which relate to working with school-age children and children with disabilities / special needs (at least 6 ECE Units completed preferred).
 Experience working with children with disabilities and/or with special needs.
 Must be able to pass fingerprint clearing through the Department of Justice prior to working.
 Already cleared candidates are encouraged to apply.
 Strong communication skills. Bilingual a huge plus!
 Ability to communicate with children and parents in a positive and respectful manner.
 Vibrant personality and a sense of humor.
 Team player.
 CPR & First Aid Certified (may be completed after hire).

Shadow Aide salary range $12.00-$14.00 DOE and qualifications
GLO also offers its eligible employees competitive benefit options, including holiday pay, paid sick leave, vacation accrual, and various health plans after 90 days of employment (depending on eligibility criteria).

How to Apply:
All interested and qualified applicants should forward a cover letter and resume. You must indicate your NAME, the LOCATION and POSITION applying for as the subject line (ex. Jane Doe -- Sherman Shadow Aide). Any submissions without a LOCATION and POSITION preference will not be considered.

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