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Teacher's Assistant - Summer 2018

 

Teacher’s Assistant

Blueprint Summer Programs (Pre-College Summer Program)

Job type: Seasonal/Temp

Salary and Benefits: $400 / week, Paid Training, Housing and Meals Included

Program Length/ Dates: Summer 2018, 2- 3 weeks (See program locations and dates below)

 

About Blueprint Summer Programs

Our company helps high school students succeed in college from Day 1 through personal, fun and innovative summer programs. Here’s why students come to Blueprint:

  • Get Ready For College: Blueprint’s proprietary College & Career Readiness curriculum, custom-developed academic courses and on-campus living help students more successfully navigate the transition from high school to college
  • Choose the Right Major: Inspiring courses taught by top-notch instructors help students choose an area they would like (or not like!) to study
  • Decide Where to Go to College: Living on a college campus and taking classes that focus on personal goals, budget and admission requirements help students feel more confident about what college is the ‘right fit’ for them
  • Rock their College Applications: Hands-on activities and workshops dedicated to organizing the college search and application process, writing stellar personal statements and engaging in effective college interviews all set students up for success as they apply for admission!
  • HAVE FUN! Road trips, evening activities and tours of popular attractions make for a fun and memorable summer!

We know, however, that the staff at our programs make a huge impact on how much a student learns from or loves their program experience,  so we look for individuals that are good people with great experience and a passion for mentoring. If this is you, please join us!

Job Purpose:

Under the direction of the Program Instructor, assist in organizing classroom activities and teaching courses at Blueprint’s summer program at designated locations. During evening and weekend activities, transition to providing supervision and guidance to all students. (see specific course offerings and program locations).

Essential Duties:

  • Hours of Instruction range from 8:30AM to 5:00PM Monday - Friday.
  • Must be available from 6:00PM through 10:00PM to assist with 2 - 3 evening activities per week, as assigned by your Program Director.
  • Must be available and on campus Saturday and Sundays. Duties to be assigned at the discretion of your Program Director.
  • Assist in providing a fun, distinctive and intensive educational course in a dynamic college setting
  • Work with Program Instructors to plan and execute all day-to-day class functions
  • Support and assist with Blueprint’s full-day College and Career Readiness Summit
  • Monitor and participate in student evening and weekend activities; ensure student safety
  • Engage all students in a way that inspires comfortable adjustment to life on a college campus and away from friends and family
  • Serve as a caring, compassionate mentor and adult presence to all students at all times, including (but not limited to): Classroom time, planned activities, off-campus activities, student mealtimes, student free time and room checks
  • Be prepared to assist with all academic and non-academic activities and providing general program/office administrative support
  • Assist in supervising all on-campus and off-campus activities, including student special events and road trips

Minimum Requirements:

  • Recent graduates who have completed student teaching or graduate students in the process of completing a degree in a field related to course of instruction
  • Must have some experience in mentoring youth, tutoring and/or student advising.
  • College degree, currently enrolled in college program or have received some college credit
  • Must be able to travel to and from designated Blueprint Summer Program location
  • Must be able to walk long distances, daily (around college campus)
  • Must be 21 years of age or older

Desired Qualifications:

  • Summer/ enrichment program or adjunct teaching experience
  • CPR Certification is required
  • Involvement in student organizations, career advising and/or academic administration
  • Passion for mentoring youth, sharing knowledge and achieving learning objectives
  • Outstanding leadership skills, while also being able to recognize and appreciate group cohesion/ collaboration
  • Caring, compassionate and selfless
  • Thrive in unstructured, high-intensity environments
  • Proactive problem solver, quick thinking and entrepreneurial
  • Can-do, positive attitude and high energy
  • Team player; willing to participate in various program activities
  • Creative, with a great sense of humor.
  • Ability to stay organized and thrive in unstructured, high-intensity environments.
  • Relentless commitment to student wellbeing and safety.
     

How to Apply:

To be considered, candidates must fill out our online application. For more information about Blueprint Summer Programs and a full list of our available positions, please visit www.bpsummerprograms.com

Program Dates and Locations

Georgetown University, Washington D.C

Training: June 20 - June 23 (on-site) + 1 day of online/self paced training
Session Dates: June 24 - July 7 (Staff departure date dependent upon student enrollment, subject to change)

University of Florida, Gainesville FL

Sessions A & B

Training: June 20 - June 23 (on-site) + 1 day of online/self paced training
Session Dates: June 24th - July 7th (Staff departure date dependent upon student enrollment, subject to change)

Session C

Training: July 4 - July 7 (on-site) + 1 day of online/self paced training
Session Dates: July 8 - July 21 (Staff departure date dependent upon student enrollment, subject to change)

Howard University, Washington D.C

Training: June 27 - June 30 (on-site) + 1 day of online/self paced training
Session Dates: July 1 - Jul 14 (Staff departure date dependent upon student enrollment, subject to change)

University of California, Los Angeles CA

Session A

Training: June 27 - June 30 (on-site) + 1 day of online/self paced training
Session Dates: July 1 - Jul 14 (Staff departure date dependent upon student enrollment, subject to change)

Session B

Training: July 4 - July 7 (on-site) + 1 day of online/self paced training
Program Dates: July 8 - July 21 (Staff departure date dependent upon student enrollment, subject to change)

Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA

Training: July 4 - July 7 (on-site) + 1 day of online/self paced training
Program Dates: July 8 - July 21 (Staff departure date dependent upon student enrollment, subject to change)

University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA

Training: July 4 - July 7 (on-site) + 1 day of online/self paced training
Program Dates: July 8 - July 21 (Staff departure date dependent upon student enrollment, subject to change)


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 

 

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