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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Canoga Park, California

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Job Description
Company Description

The Multicultural Learning Center (MLC) is a TK-8 dual language public charter school with the mission to bring together a diverse community of learners where cultural and individual differences are the building blocks of academic, social, and intrapersonal success. MLC is diverse by design – aligning policies, programs, and curriculum to support bi-literacy, social emotional wellness, family and community engagement, global competency and social justice. Our four anchors guide our staff and school community in leading this organization and in preparing our students to become bilingual, biliterate global citizens.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion -our students recognize different perspectives and points of view, valuing diversity and creating inclusive spaces through equitable learning. 

Global Citizenry and Bi-Literacy - our school is a community. Our graduates become adults with self- and social-awareness, allowing them to communicate ideas in two languages and with diverse audiences.

Social and Environmental Justice -our students are committed to take action against injustice. They are active in their local communities and knowledgeable about topics that impact our world.

Social-Emotional Competency - our entire team is compassionate and committed to teaching about social-emotional wellness. We give our students and parents the tools to strengthen their mental health and to be better humans. 

MLC is located in Canoga Park in the heart of the San Fernando Valley.

Job Description

We are looking for a Middle School Para Educator with the ability to engage and support all students in an inclusive environment. Para Educators create safe and organized environments for play-based activities, recreation, and mealtimes while also supporting and co-planning with teachers. 

Hourly Pay Range: $20.00 - $25.00.

  • Support teachers during instructional time engaging and supporting students individually and in small groups.
  • Co-plan with teachers to design effective and targeted instruction for intervention groups.
  • Collect data during intervention groups and share with instructional team  
  • Support schoolwide management systems to create a positive environment.
  • Utilize restorative practices when responding to behavior and help lead restorative meetings between students
  • Support students with academic and/or behavior plans with meeting their goals and reinforcing their efforts
  • Work with students in small groups or one-on-one to provide differentiated support and guidance.
  • Support implementation of student assessments with guidance from teachers
  • Supervise students during passing periods, nutrition and lunch
  • Support arrival and/or dismissal procedures.
  • Proactively respond to needs and situations with a sense of urgency and responsibility
  • Enforce school behavior standards (caring, safety, responsibility, respect and tolerance) while supervising student activity.
  • With your team co-create monthly DAME 5 reinforcement systems during lunch and nutrition and implement them with students.
  • Support student development of social emotional competencies
  • Assist students in meeting their instructional goals, including those identified on an Individual Education Plan (IEP) or 504 Plan for students with special needs.
  • Welcome open inquiry, feedback and review.
  • Attend required trainings, staff development and team meetings
  • Discuss future career plans in education and explore opportunities for growth with MLC Leadership.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned by supervisor, Middle School Director
Qualifications

  • A junior or senior university student, an AA degree and/or equivalent schooling and experience working with students in an educational setting.
  • Experience working with and motivating groups of children while maintaining school standards.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English.
  • A desire to serve children.
  • Employment contingent upon clearance of Live Scan and TB test results.


Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
  • MLC’s Board Policy requires all staff to provide evidence of current COVID-19 vaccinations, Clearance with the Department of Justice, and a current TB test.