Kiziba Learning Coaches Work Study

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Work-study Description

Kepler Kiziba is looking for 5 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 I and/or Phase 2.

 

  1. 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 larger class structure
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records of student performance as assigned
  • Other duties and tasks by supervisor
  1. Qualifications & Eligibility
  • Ability to commit to position from September 2019 through December, 2019.
  • 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 10 competencies 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 Friday, 13th September.  If you have questions about the qualifications or job description, please do not hesitate to reach out to yvette@kepler.org.