The French Cultural Center

53 MARLBOROUGH STREET
BOSTON, MA 02116
http://www.frenchculturalcenter.org/
info@frenchculturalcenter.org

Date Posted:
July 25, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Full-Time

Youth Programs Manager

Description:

REPORTS TO

Director of Education

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE

The Youth Programs Manager is in charge of educational programs for children and teenagers within the Education Department, and occasionally in collaboration with other departments. Desired start date: mid- to late August.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Supervise teaching staff, including interviewing, training, guidance, and evaluation
  • Develop curriculum for bilingual and non-French speaking students ages 1 to 17
  • Select textbooks and accompanying pedagogical materials
  • Create supplemental materials for all levels including educational games and activities
  • Regular review, evaluation, and adjustments of lesson plans created by teaching staff
  • Ensure adequate class placement of students by administering language tests and conducting interviews with children and parents
  • Organize and supervise 10 to 11 week-long Summer in French Program for kids and 4 to 5 week-long Summer in French program for teenagers including hiring and training of staff as well as development and implementation of curriculum
  • Manage classroom assistants throughout the year
  • Act as a liaison between parents, the teaching staff and the Education Department administration
  • Organize and supervise cultural events for children in coordination with other departments
  • Work with the marketing department to develop promotional materials for all children’s and teens’ programs
  • Serve as Accent on Success program coordinator and work together with the Director of Education to modify program as needed.
  • Take part in DELF/TEF training, participate in DELF/TEF Examination sessions as an examiner
  • Manage, order and stock educational, artistic, musical and outdoor materials for the children’s classes
  • Perform basic functions with the Center’s database system (ActiveNet)
  • Cover lunch breaks at the reception or library circulation desk when required
  • Ensure that rooms are set up for educational activities and cleaned up thereafter when required
  • Up to 3 hours of teaching per week
  • All other duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

This position supervises directly all full-time and part-time teachers for youth programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands or fingers to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position is active and requires standing, walking, bending and kneeling. The employee must occasionally lift or move items up to 50 pounds.

SCHEDULE

This is a full-time position (40h per week). Work schedule is Tuesday to Saturday from September to mid-June and Monday to Friday from mid-June to August.
Some evening work expected throughout class sessions, and for open houses and other Center events: compulsory presence and extended availability during the first week prior to the start of each session and the first week of classes of each session. Availability is also required during special programs as well as all exam sessions and special events.

TRAVEL

Limited travel is expected for this position, mainly local.
Qualifications:

COMPETENCIES

  • Communication Proficiency
  • Initiative
  • Creativity
  • Teamwork
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  • Stress Management/Composure
  • Time Management
  • Organization/Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Creativity
  • Multitasking

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • College degree.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Complete fluency in French and English.
  • Experience with databases and the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience managing staff.
  • Experience teaching classes for children/teens.

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s degree in Education, Early Childhood Education, French as a Second Language (FLE) or a related field.
  • Experience in curriculum development for early childhood.
  • Knowledge of the French and American school systems

WORK AUTHORIZATION

The employee must be authorized to work in the United States.
How To Apply:
Please send your cover letter and résumé through the contact form available at:https://frenchculturalcenter.org/career/youth-programs-manager/
Apply by:
August 16, 2019
Salary:
$50,000 per year
About this Organization:
The French Cultural Center of Boston is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure the vibrant growth of French Language and Francophone Cultures in New England.