CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

UPDATED AUGUST 17, 2020

Current Career Opportunities

Join our dynamic team who has provided over 30 years of personalized professionalism and assisted educators, students, and families in closing the achievement gap. Action Youth America, formerly known as ICES Education is an equal opportunity employer and we are always looking for strong, committed individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of students. We update our openings as they become available.

 

We currently serve the following districts; ABC Unified School District, Adelanto Elementary School District, Hawthorne School District, Long Beach Unified School District, Montebello Unified School District, Pomona Unified School District, and Victor Valley Union High School District.

Site Directors
ALL DISTRICTS

Part-Time

We are looking for a highly energetic individual to manage our after-school program. Applicants must have a high school diploma and have 48 college credits or take an instructional aide test.

Some of the tasks are outlined below but are not limited to:

  • The Site Director will communicate, implement, and enforce operational policies and procedures of Action Youth Amerca as dictated with the collaboration of the school district.

  • Ensure that the online environment, programs, and services offered to the youth services are relevant, engaging, and enriching.

  • Collaborate with school personnel, other site directors, parents, and community organizations.

  • Attend mandatory district and Action Youth America Zoom meetings.

  • Evaluate, manage, and mentor 4-6 program staff.

  • Resolve conflicts, disputes, and concerns with staff, students, parents, and school personnel.

  • Keep track of average daily attendance and forecast declines in attendance. Find creative ways of recruiting students and maintaining them enrolled in the program.

  • Meet all deadlines.

  • Maintain budgets.


Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of management experience working with youth, preferred but not required.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with school-age children, preferably in an after-school setting.

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred, but not required.

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • First-Aid Certificate must be attained within 90 days of employment.

  • Must pass Live Scan.

  • TB Test and Tdap shots required and must be obtained prior to starting the position.

  • Must have dependable transportation (some driving is required for this position).

  • Bilingual in Spanish, not required but preferred.

 

Hours and Scheduling: Monday to Friday. Hours range between 12:00pm – 6:00pm.

Program Leaders
ALL DISTRICTS

Part-Time

Program Leaders work directly with an assigned online or in-person class depending on the assigned school district. Program Leaders act as a positive adult role model, coach, and mentor to the students. Our Program Leaders must maintain consistent supervision and active involvement with students at all times, and ensure the safety of the students while following a prescribed program plan.

 

We are looking for individuals who specialize in any of the following areas:

  • STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math)

  • Performing Arts (cheer, dance, theater)

  • Visual Arts

  • Music (band, mariachi, guitar, keyboards, drums)

  • Sports (basketball, football, volleyball, soccer)

  • English or Literature


Responsibilities:

  • Develop engaging lesson plans.

  • Provide online or in-person homework assistance, academic enrichment, and physical activity.

  • Create an inviting environment that fosters a sense of belonging.

  • Support students in making positive behavioral choices.

  • Identify student needs and communicate to Site Director, school authority, and parents.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

  • Minimum of six months experience working with a group of 10 or more students in a classroom, After-school, or recreational environment.

  • Commit to a full-year program.

  • Must be VOCAL and able to interact with children of all ages and backgrounds.

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.

  • Ideal candidates will have completed a minimum of 48 core College/University Units (Child Development units a plus!) – or pass the District test.

  • Excellent communication skills (Written and Verbal).

  • Ability to speak and write standard English appropriate for a public school setting.

  • Must pass TB test.

  • Must pass Live Scan (criminal background check via fingerprinting).

Hours and Scheduling: Monday to Friday. Hours range between 1:00pm  – 6:40pm (3-4 hrs. max per school day).

Substitute Program Leaders
VVUHSD & AESD Resume

Schedule Varies Per Day or Week

Substitute Program Leaders work directly with an assigned online or in-person class depending on the assigned school district. Substitute Program Leaders act as a positive adult role model, coach, and mentor to the students. You will be asked to travel to sites that need someone to temporarily fill in for absent Program Leaders. The applicant must be flexible and capable to work with a variety of age groups.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Create an inviting online environment that fosters a sense of belonging.

  • Support students in making positive behavioral choices.

  • Identify student needs and communicate to Site Director, school authority, and parents.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

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Qualifications:

  • Must have experience in Latin folk dance.

    Must be VOCAL and able to interact with children of all ages and backgrounds.

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.

  • Ideal candidates will have completed a minimum of 48 core College/University Units (Child Development units a plus!) – or pass the District test.

  • Excellent communication skills (Written and Verbal).

  • Ability to speak and write standard English appropriate for a public school setting.

  • Must pass TB test.

  • Must pass Live Scan (criminal background check via fingerprinting).
     

Hours and Scheduling: Monday to Friday. Hours range between 1:00pm – 6:40pm (3-4 hrs. max per school day).

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