ES Activity Instructor

Website Real Options for City Kids

Even Obama had a mentor. Every child needs someone to rely on, believe in them, and help them reach their fullest potential. This is what Real Options for City Kids (R.O.C.K.) is all about. If you want to be a part of a fun, dynamic community that helps bring real opportunities and growth to youth in Visitacion Valley, then this is the right job for you. R.O.C.K. gives kids a chance to engage in cool enrichment activities, sports and fitness, leadership training, outdoor adventures (did someone say white water rafting?), and amazing summer camp opportunities.



Job Overview: R.O.C.K. seeks part-time teachers for our after-school program serving Kindergarten-5th grade students.
Job Title:

  • Afterschool Homework Tutor
  • Afterschool Recreation Teacher (P.E.)
  • Afterschool Dance Teacher
  • Afterschool Science Teacher
  • Afterschool Art Teacher

Pay: $14 – 18/hour depending on experience
Commitment: Program runs until June 5, 2018;
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 1:30 – 6:00 pm / Thursday 12:30-6:00 pm
Start Date: Immediately



  • 48 college credits from an accredited college or university or successful completion of the Instructional Aide Exam
  • 1 year experience in working with children
  • Desire to work with at-risk urban children
  • Sense of humor
  • Have a reliable means of transportation to and from program
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish, Cantonese and/or Samoan is a plus


  • Develop, lead, and evaluate daily engaging enrichment projects for 15 – 25 students daily or Improve academic skills during tutoring
  • Effective classroom management using positive discipline philosophy and restorative practices
  • Complete engaging lesson plans
  • Create and maintain a safe and respectful learning environment
  • Develop positive relationships with students, teachers and staff and maintain positive rapport with parents/guardians
  • Be a leader and role model to youth
  • Set-up and clean-up of program spaces
  • Maintain communication with Program Coordinators
  • Attend all scheduled program events
  • Assist in planning program wide celebrations
  • Attend monthly and weekly all staff meetings


  1. Check out to make sure R.O.C.K. is a good fit.
  2. Send an email to and attach the following:
    1. Cover letter (please no more than one page, single spaced)
    2. Resume
    3. Contact information for 3 references
  3. Phone calls will NOT be accepted and will greatly reduce your chance of an interview.


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