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After School Enrichment Teaching Artists -Broadway Dance

Company: Exploration Kids Enrichment
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Exploration Kids! EnrichmentChapter: Denver, ColoradoRole: Enrichment Teaching Artists (Broadway Dance)ABOUT EXPLORATION KIDS? ENRICHMENTThe mission of Exploration Kids? Enrichment is: ?Cultivating the Leaders of tomorrow by providing educational, engaging and enriching After School Experiences through the Performance Arts.?POSITION SUMMARYEnrichment Teaching Artists are responsible for playing an important role in ensuring that students participating in Exploration Kids? Programs are learning in a safe and supportive environment following the Exploration Kids? Curriculum and Pillars of Education. Enrichment Teaching Artists teach before, during or after school classes within any or all of the following Programs:

  • Dance Exploration
    • Yoga Exploration
      • Cheerleading/Tumbling Exploration
        • Broadway ExplorationEnrichment Teaching Artists foster a positive learning environment and trusting relationship with students, community partners and parents. Teaching Artists promote learning outside the classroom by encouraging parent and family engagement. Enrichment Teaching Artists teach between two and eight classes ranging from 30 to 90 minutes per week at designated preschool, elementary and/or middle schools. Enrichment Teaching Artists are part of a collaborative team, comprised of between 8 and 30 Enrichment Teaching Artists (licensed teachers and paraprofessionals), 1 to 2 Site Managers, and a Chapter Director, that works closely to implement high-quality programming that follows best practices and supports the needs of at-risk youth. This position reports to the Exploration Kids? Site Leader.SCOPE OF WORKTeachingTeaches a group of 10-15 children at a timeFollows the Exploration Kids? Curriculum for each classCreates classroom routines and expectations appropriate for the age and development of each classAddresses behavioral disruptions, injuries or any suspicious activities to the SiteManager Builds trust and rapport with each individual student and their family by teaching in a caring, engaging and nurturing environmentActively demonstrates and participates in each activity or exerciseMaintains a high energy level throughout class to keep students engaged and active in all learning activitiesProvides class rewards or incentives to encourage positive behaviors and participationEncourages learning outside of the classroom with Family engagement activities and in-school activitiesAdministrativePrepares weekly lesson plans based on the Exploration Kids? CurriculumPrepare Family Engagement worksheets/activitiesPurchase and prepare props and materials for weekly lesson plansCompletes attendance (paper and/or electronic) for each class periodPrints and prepares lesson plan documents and compiles lesson plan materials prior to each classEdit, share or upload class photos, videos and artwork using a shared folder systemSets up, breaks down, and puts away equipment necessary to run specific classesMaintains the cleanliness of the program space/school and upkeep of equipmentImmediately reports and documents any injuries, behavioral disruptions, and suspicious activities to the school?s Site LeaderAssists in the collection of data through surveys and classroom observationsSigns in and out of program dailyTracks hours worked each week and sends Payment Invoices according to contractEXPECTATIONSProvides students with a high-quality after-school experience by implementing consistent, interactive, and engaging learning opportunities that keep students safe at all timesShows up on time and prepared to instruct the day?s activities, while maintaining active engagement with the students during scheduled hours of programEstablishes constructive relationships with students and explicitly teaches them according to individual needsSets challenging and demanding growth opportunities to promote self-esteem and independenceProvides students with opportunities to have a voice in the planning of program activities and special eventsOffers feedback to students in relation to progress and achievement within the afterschool programPromotes an inclusive and supportive space for students, ensuring all students have equal access to opportunities that will allow them to learn and developMonitors and appropriately responds to student behavior during program hoursModels and promotes the mission, values, and core values of Exploration Kids?Enrichment through appropriate behavior, words, and actions Supervises students during out-of-lesson times, including parent pick up, drop off and transitionsComplies with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person EventsParticipates in all orientations, assistant teaching, trainings and meetings as required by Exploration Kids? EnrichmentParticipates in meaningful end-of-session Showcases to recognize students,Enrichment Teaching Artists, and Student Workers for their achievements within the programCommunicationCommunicates directly and immediately with Site Leader any time there is an incident within the program that compromises the safety of a studentAnswers communications related to Exploration Kids? Enrichment in a timely mannerRetains students by providing positive, meaningful classroom experiences that welcome all students and families to encourage long term commitment in the Exploration Kids? ProgramsPOSITION TYPEPart TimeContractor (1099)SALARY RANGE$35-$65/class depending on length of class and enrollmentAPPLICANT REQUIREMENTS:Must be 18 years of age or older.Consent to a Background Check.Fully vaccinated (Preferred) or submit weekly negative COVID tests.Have access to reliable, non public transportation.Must carry a minimum of $1,000,000 general liability insurance.Must be available for uninterrupted, contracted work until 7/31/2021

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