Jan 28, 2008

Job Opp: deadline Feb. 08

Position: SAT Prep Instructor

Salary: $12 - $15 / Hour
Education: Bachelor preferred (BA, BS, etc.)
Location: Northeast San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, CA
Language(s): English and Spanish required
Area of Focus: Youth Empowerment, Community Development, Education &
Type: Part time, 6-10 hours per week, afterschool hours

Last day to apply: February, 8th 2008
Start date: ASAP

Job Description: Youth Speak Collective (YSC), a 501 (c)(3) non-
profit organization founded in 2005, is a youth-driven initiative
empowering low-income communities in the Northeast San Fernando
Valley. YSC provides area youths with the skills necessary to pursue
higher education and create strong communities.
The SAT Prep workshops are part of the Youth Speak! after school
program at San Fernando High School. YSC seeks four highly motivated,
creative and intelligent individuals to assist in developing and
teaching its SAT preparation classes. Instructors will be working
closely with the Program Coordinator. The SAT instructors will be
responsible for assisting with all aspects of the development,
implementation, coordination, and evaluation of the SAT classes. The
strategy will be to provide small group instruction focused on test
content and test taking skills. These workshops will help students
pinpoint target areas for improvement, raise vocabulary levels to
perform in the critical reading section, explore different types of
writing and math problems, and focus on the essay writing section.

• Prepare lessons including quizzes and small group activities
• Assign homework each week and track completion of homework
• Track attendance and retention to ensure full enrollment at all
• Proctor in-class practice SAT exams
• Track youth progress and identify areas of improvement
• Other duties as assigned
• Develop and sustain excellent relationships with youth,
administrators and community leaders.

• High School diploma required. Current enrollment in a 4-year
college or university preferred.
• Demonstrate ability to score at least 600 or higher on each section
of the old SATs and clear understanding of the New SATs is a must.
• Minimum 1 year experience of academic tutoring.
• Must be available on Wednesday and Thursdays from 3pm – 6pm
• Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills.
• Experience working in afterschool
• Bilingual and/or bicultural
• Must be comfortable working in a team
• Valid driver's license

Interested candidates should mail cover letter and resume to:

David Kietzman, Youth Speak! Collective
11243 Glenoaks Blvd, CA 91331
Questions? Please call 818-834-5181

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