Activity Instructor- Fashion

Good Shepherd Services

Location:

Beacon 45
2502 Lorillard Place, Bronx NY 10458
Bronx, NY, 10458

Borough:

Bronx

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Part Time

Length:

Permanent

Number of Available Positions:

1

Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help, Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater)

Job Description:

 Good Shepherd Services, goes where children, youth, and families face the greatest challenges and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success. We provide quality, effective services that deepen connections between family members, within schools, and among neighbors.  A leading NYC non-profit that has been recognized for its commitment to the success of young people and families, is currently seeking an Activity Instructor ( Fashion) for our afterschool program located at Beacon MS 45 in the Bronx.

JOB SUMMARY: The Activity Instructor teaches and facilitates a youth centered fashion class, including two yearly showcases. 

 

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Facilitate two fashion classes per week
  • Develop and/or follow a sequenced Fashion Curriculum based on students’ interest. Curriculum should promote creativity, self-expression, opportunity for mastery, and emotional and professional growth.
  • Integrate lessons enriched with literacy, history and other related academic subjects when applicable.
  • Plan and prepare two culminating events for students to showcase their Fashion design/creations.
  • Ensure students will be prepared and able to illustrate what they learned in two culminating event.
  • Attends all staff meetings and staff development trainings sessions, as specified.
  • Foster a youth development, strength’s based environment, fostering a sense of belonging, safety, and community to participants.
  • Responsible for the setup, operation and clean-up of activities and the organization, inventory and storing of relevant supplies and equipment.
  • Guides program participants in examining choices, following directions and becoming involved in program activities.
  • Delegate roles to group leaders during class time to assist with the facilitation of a group (where applicable).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred with professional experience.
  • Experience working youth.
  • Experience and/or training relevant to the position required.
  • Must be able to engage young people and set structure and limits in a group setting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.

 


Good Shepherd Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  We encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Any offer of employment is contingent upon receiving satisfactory references and approval of hire by applicable regulatory bodies, as appropriate.  For programs regulated by the Department of Education, the Department of Health and the Department of Youth Justice Programs, the respective City departments determine employment eligibility and advise Good Shepherd Services (GSS) if the organization can hire the individual.  Falsification or omission of relevant information in connection with any application for employment is grounds for denial or dismissal.

 

 

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Web: http://www.goodshepherds.org

To the Attention of:

HR