Education Coordinator (part time)

Carpenter Art Garden

Job Summary

The Carpenter Art Garden’s Education Specialist will ensure that Aunt Lou’s House is a place where children and families can engage in educational experiences that enriches the academic, social, and emotional learning for school and life success. This is a part-time position (16-20 hours per week) at $15/hr.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Tutoring Program (on-going throughout the year)

      • Create and coordinate tutor training and mentoring for staff and volunteers

      • Serve as liaison between the Art Garden and neighborhood school/teacher

      • Coordinate the scheduling of tutors and students

      • Create a Lesson Plan for staff and volunteers to implement

  • Programming for Student Social/Emotional Development (on-going throughout the year)

      • Group sessions in character building

      • Classes to develop life preparation skills

      • Instruction to help children develop skills necessary to self-regulate, resolve conflicts, and become problem-solvers

  • Family Fun Sessions – monthly (on-going throughout the year)

      • Math Day, Reading Day, Board Game Day, Play Day, Holiday, and various themed family activities

  • Summer Adventures Camp Coordinator (3 weeks in summer- 3 days a week)

      • Provide students with academic skills review

      • Expose students to enrichment experiences

      • Provide students with continued social-emotional learning

  • Teen Job Hub Coordinator (on-going throughout the year)

      • Provide students with academic skills review, ACT prep, tutoring, and help with college applications

      • Coordinate classes: Drivers Education, Financial Literacy, Conflict Resolution

      • Organize Professional Speaker Series

Preferred Experience:

  • Four-year degree and relative child and family development experience

  • Curriculum development or related field experience

  • Experience in behavioral counseling development

  • Two years experience in an urban education setting

  • Demonstrate ability to implement appropriate educational programs

  • Communicate effectively with children and parents

  • Work well with a group and independently

  • Possess solid computer skills

  • Knowledge of grant writing for educational funding

Education Coordinator reports to the Executive Director 

Send resume and references to Sarah Blackburn, Operations Manager 

Carpenter Art Garden
PO Box 11529
Memphis, TN 38112

Carpenter Art Garden is an equal employment opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.

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