Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal, to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857, Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan is Illinois’ first comprehensive human services agency and reaches more than 72,000 individuals and families in Chicago, Evanston/Skokie, the southwest suburbs and DuPage County with services promoting education, economic stability, emotional wellness and empowerment.
We are now hiring for 3 Part-Time Academic Coaches for Spanish, Math and Science to join our Calumet Team!
The Academic Coaches are responsible for providing Math, Spanish or Science instruction for 9th-12th grade levels. In addition, be responsible for coaching TRIO Upward Bound students, after school and Saturdays towards academic success and college enrollment. Provide group tutoring, instruction and academic support in specialized subject area(s). Provide guidance to improve student academic outcomes, develop and monitor student plan for post-secondary enrollment. Assist Upward Bound team in recruitment, engagement and retention of students in Upward Bound.
Upward Bound is an intensive pre-college program designed to support low-income, first potential generation students in college enrollment and degree attainment.
Must have a minimum of an Associates degree with concentration in secondary education, mathematics, science or foreign language/Spanish. Must have 2 years of tutoring experience with a college or university, agency or nonprofit organization. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills; have knowledge and experience in addressing the needs of target population
Metropolitan Family Services is an accredited nonprofit agency that has more than 800 full and part-time professional staff dedicated to providing quality services by empowering families to learn, to earn, to heal, and to thrive. We value our professionals for serving as a mentor, a motivator, and advocate to families in need. Since 1857 Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change t...hat empowers Chicago and Suburban- area families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities.