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Senior Program Supervisor - Academics

ORGANIZATION OVERVIEW

 

Mission: Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) provides affordable housing and services for low-income people in the Bayview-Hunters Point and throughout San Francisco, to promote equitable access to opportunity and resources.

 

Established in 1981, TNDC has grown to employ more than 420 staff, to develop, own, manage and provide supportive services in 42 properties that offer deeply affordable housing for nearly 4,800 tenants, and to expand its work in community organizing and afterschool programming. TNDC is viewed as a trusted and well-organized community ally locally and a practice leader nationally. In San Francisco, TNDC envisions diverse communities where people with low incomes can fulfill their potential and meet their basic needs. TNDC stands as a catalyst for advancing community interests and a force for expanding the choices that enhance livability, such as housing, employment, education, food, cultural activities, and open spaces.

 

TNDC values are: Integrity, Excellence, Diversity, Collaboration and Equity

 

SUMMARY

 

TNDC’s Tenderloin After-School Program (TASP) is a community-based serving children and youth between the ages of 7 and 18. TASP is committed to providing the highest quality programming and services to program participants. The Senior Program Supervisor primary responsibilities are: spearhead the homework help program during the academic school year, provide school liaison services for children and their families between the ages of 7-12, volunteer coordination and the ability to act as site lead on behalf of the program manager; as applicable.

 

The Tenderloin After-School Program (TASP) is a program of the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation. TNDC provides safe, affordable housing with support services for low income people in the Tenderloin. (www.tndc.org)

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

·         Develop and implement age appropriate, culturally relevant, daily and special programming, in collaboration with Program Supervisor-activities

·         Implement Project Base Learning as assigned

·         Plan educational and recreational field trips year-round.

·         Serve as Lead Staff for daily homework support program

·         Act as lead staff during Friday recreational teen nights, as scheduled

·         Manage weekly program schedule with input for Program Manager and Program Supervisor-Activities

·         Lead site staff on behalf of the Program Manager; as applicable.

·         Maintain participant enrollment, including detailed maintenance of participant files and information, in both Spanish and English; maintain daily statistics and enter data; submit written and oral reports to the TASP Manager as directed.

·         Other duties as assigned by manager.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

 

·         Excellent time management

·         Proven project management skills

·         High degree of independence and initiative

·         Exceptional attention to detail.

·         Aptitude for sustained creativity to working with children and youth.

·         Aptitude for working with youth and staff from diverse cultural backgrounds

·         Strong academic and tutoring skills for grades K-8.

·         Demonstrated flexibility and capacity to thrive in high-energy, fast-paced environment.

·         Responsible and sound problem solving skills

·         Value driven approach to applying the theory of positive youth development framework in the development of creating and implementing  programming for children and youth

·         Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with diverse groups of people, individuals, and agencies.

·         Demonstrated commitment to culturally diverse programs for youth.

·         Excellent team building skills.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

·         Regularly demonstrates discretion and independent judgement.

·         B.A. in Education, Recreation, or related field.

·         3 years teaching elementary and/or middle school age youth

·         Bilingual (Arabic-English Spanish -English)

·         Proven ability to incorporate diverse learning styles and teaching styles into daily programming for school aged youth

·         3 years’ experience providing direct services to low-income, urban youth in Out School Time environment/After School Program environment.

·         Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively

·         Demonstrated initiative, creativity and resourcefulness in youth programming.

·         Strong knowledge of Mac and PC systems. Proficient with MS Word and Outlook.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

·         Experience overseeing tutoring/ homework program.

·         Experience negotiating w/public school systems.

·         Familiarity with Project Based Learning.

·         Familiarity with youth and family resources in the San Francisco Bay Area

·         M.A. in Education or related field.