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Save The Children Part Time Tutor - Morongo Unified School District in Morongo Valley, California



Through support and guidance of the Save the Children Site Coordinator and with technical assistance from the Save the Children Program Specialist, the Tutor will implement various aspects of the Literacy and Healthy Choices program components on an as needed basis and maintain good general order and conduct among the children participating in the program.

What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)

  • On an approximate 1:20 ratio of staff to children, initiate and supervise activities of children participating in the afterschool program, ensuring compliance with Save the Children, School, and Grant guidelines and standards. Guide and coordinate the implementation and monitoring of the program. (70%)

  • Assist the Save the Children Site Coordinator in maintaining children’s files and following up with various administrative needs of the afterschool literacy program. (10%)

  • Attend training session(s) as directed by Program Specialist, Program Manager and Save the Children. (10%)

  • Complete and submit weekly timesheets through the online timesheet system. Other duties as assigned by Program Specialist and/or Program Manager. (10%)

    Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 1-2 years' relevant work experience

  • High School or Technical/Vocational Degree

  • Learned knowledge and skills to support variety of routine tasks requiring some degree of difficulty

  • Ability to pass the Instructional Assistant/Para-Educator exam

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated capacity to be a team player

  • Basic comfort level with computers, the internet and software such as MS Word and Excel

  • Ability to understand and follow the instructions of supervisors

  • Ability to work amiably but firmly with children

  • Ability to learn/practice problem solving techniques to deal with child conflicts

  • Must possess effective written and oral communication skills to follow all Save the Children Safeguarding practices and policies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Courses in education, psychology and child growth and development and previous experience working with and supervising kindergarten through 6th grade children preferred

  • Previous experience supporting staff to successfully collaborate as a team

Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.

Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)