Homework Help Facilitator (Part-time, contract)

Job Type: Part-time 10-20 hours per week, 6 month contract

Description of Role:

The Homework Help Facilitator is part of a team which is responsible for ensuring that programming at GGP contributes to the successful integration of clients to life in Saskatoon. The Homework Help Facilitator supports GGP’s mission by providing EAL students in elementary schools with access to support and help with their homework, classroom assignments, and test preparation. In addition, the Facilitator may be called upon to assist other program facilitators with their presentations.

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Homework Help Facilitator facilitates this program for students from grades four through eight in the EAL (English as an Additional Language) program at their school. This assistance may be physically in the school, or an on-line platform (i.e. Zoom).

This position will be responsible for the following:

– Prepare, provide and review individual, small group or classroom activities that maximize opportunities for the EAL students;

– Work in small groups with the students offering individual support, assisting with each child’s unique needs, and introducing activities aimed at improving written and verbal English communications skills;

– Engage and coordinate volunteers and guide them through the process of helping students;

– Respond to queries related to homework assignments;

– Model and reinforce literacy skills and good basic study skills;

– Maintain a positive relationship and communicate regularly with EAL teachers on students’ academic needs;

– Observe and track students’ progress and attendance;

– Responsible for the logistics of the program such as pre-approved purchasing of snacks, supplies, and other necessary materials;

– Produce accurate monthly reports as directed by the Program Manager;

– When needed, assist other program facilitators with their sessions and administrative tasks; and

– Perform all other duties as assigned.

This position requires afternoons and potential weekend work.

To be successful in this role, we are looking for a candidate with the following education, experience, and requirements:

– University degree. A combination of education and experience will be considered;

– Strong English reading, writing and speaking capabilities;

– Comfortable working with students on subjects and content at the elementary school level;

– Adaptable to helping children using the methods by which they have been taught;

– Ability to work independently;

– Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills;

– Experience and commitment to promoting environments where diversity in background, thought and practice is welcomed and valued;

– A valid Class 5 Driver’s License; and

– A Criminal record check with a vulnerable sector check.

How to Apply:

If you are looking for a part time role helping others succeed, please send your resume ASAP to jobs@globalgatheringplace.com.