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TITLE/POSITION: Instructional Specialist/Team Members
DEPARTMENT: Education-Capstone
REGION: Lexington
DATE: Fall 2021
 
Position Description
A JA BizTown Instructional Specialist/Team Member works with the Team Leader to support daily operation of JA BizTown/JA Finance Park on a part-time basis, 12-24 hours per week; minimum availability 2 days a week. Hours subject to change based on school/bus schedules but are typically between 8:15-2:30 Monday through Friday.
 
Core Duties and Responsibilities
• Work with Team Leaders to oversee groups of 60-125 students daily
• Follow morning set-up guidelines for the day, and afternoon cleanup guidelines
• Facilitate program in JA BizTown/JA Finance Park during student visit – will oversee 4-5 individual "stores" during the day
• Respond to volunteer questions in a timely manner
• Give clear and concise instructions over the microphone
• Work with volunteers and teachers visiting the town
• Assist with volunteer trainings
• Assist with arrival and departure of students
• Help maintain stock of consumable items on a daily basis
• Be on-time and follow assigned work schedule
• Dress appropriately as outlined by JA management
• Might also help with the following: off-hours volunteer trainings, summer camps, school visits, teacher trainings, and office help
 
Education & Experience Requirements
• Experience with and ability to work with school-age students (grades 4-9)
• Passion for service and a positive attitude
• Computer literacy (basic computer functions and internet familiarity)
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities
• Problem solving skills
• Flexibility – able to think on your feet
• Able to speak in front of and deal with large groups of children
• Capable of working independently, and ability to work as a team member
• Capable of being on your feet for extended periods of time
 
Additional Requirements
Candidate must successfully pass a criminal background check prior to employment
 

To apply, please email resume to Callie Miracle at callie@jalexington.org.

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