Kiziba Learning Coach – Work study Opportunity

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Work-study Description

Kepler Kiziba is looking for 4 Learning Coaches who will work to support Kepler Kiziba students’ academic, professional, and personal growth.  Learning Coaches (LCs) may be assigned to support a Kepler Course Facilitator with a specific class, facilitate student work or study groups independently, and/or provide one-to-one student coaching to students in Phase 2.

Duties may include:

  • Supervise and support students’ independent Technology skill-based practice
  • Provide general learning support for students before and after assigned classes
  • Track and record attendance for assigned sessions before and after class
  • Collaborate with CSMs to problem solve and implement solutions around classrooms, technology, and electricity issues
  • Provide individualized support and advice in the form of one-to-one coaching sessions about key topics such as time and stress management
  • Manage and organize classroom teaching materials; including putting materials away, checking on available supplies, and tracking ordering needs
  • Manage and organize classroom furniture, ensuring learning spaces are prepared in advance of classes
  • Facilitate communications within the Kepler Kiziba community (Parents, Safety Walkers, Students, Teachers, Community Members)
  • Support Kepler staff with educating people about and promoting the Kiziba campus; including greeting visitors and serving as a Kepler ambassador
  • Participate in Professional Development sessions with Kiziba Course Facilitators
  • Prepare for and facilitate small group support sessions within the larger class structure
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records of student performance as assigned
  • Other duties and tasks by supervisor.

Qualifications & Eligibility

  • Ability to commit to the position from May 24th, 2021 through August 24th, 2021.
  • Strong academic performance (not on a KASP or Probation)
  • Strong technology skills 
  • Be a Kepler Kiziba Student in Phases 3 through 5
  • Can type 50 WPM 
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain monthly CfA progress of 11competencies per month for AA and 8 per month for BA
  • Interest in the field of education and a desire to learn pedagogical strategies
  • Consistent demonstration of Kepler Traits
  • Shouldn’t have other paid employment (unless willing to leave if hired for this position)
  • Must have interest in helping others to learn and develop independent study strategies

If you accept a work-study position, you will not be able to leave for an internship or other employment during your work-study without being in breach of your contract.  Please think about your four-month plan before applying. Reach out to your advisor or another CF if you’d like some help with this.

To Apply: Complete this form by Monday, 10th May.  If you have questions about the qualifications or job description, please do not hesitate to reach out to yvette@kepler.org and euphrosine.c@kepler.org