Education Specialist - Al Wooten Jr. Youth Center

Type: Part-time/Full-Time

County: Los Angeles

Agency: Al Wooten Jr. Youth Center

Agency Description:

"The Wooten Center is a neighborhood approach to the revitalization and empowerment of a community in crisis. We provide a safe and nurturing environment committed to good citizenship and academic excellence."


This is a part-time position in our CollegeTrek Afterschool Program, full-time in Summer Fun Camp. The Education Specialist focuses on assessments, and academic enrichment and intervention for grades 3-12.

REPORTS TO: Naomi McSwain, executive director

SCHEDULE: Afterschool Mon-Fri, 2-6pm; 8 hours/day in summer TBD; occasional Saturday events

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist students with assessments, homework and tutoring

  • Supervise and train interns and other volunteers in education activities

  • Review student test results and make recommendations for short and long-range interventions

  • Create lesson plans for education programs and assist other staff with lesson plan development

  • Develop and implement procedures and schedules for providing online assessments for grades 3-12

  • Develop and monitor Success folders and other student records for academic enrichment

  • Prepare and maintain assessments reports for tracking test scores and outcomes data

  • Submit a monthly report of accomplishments to the executive director

  • Other activities in all areas, as needed


  • Minimum bachelor’s degree obtained or in progress in education, child development or other related field

  • Experience teaching school-age youth in academics, including math, reading and language arts

  • Experience with assessments, interventions and tracking program outcomes preferred

  • A positive attitude and ability to work in a collaborative environment

  • Passion and commitment to support students in grades 3-12 in the South Los Angeles area

  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other applications

  • Solid written, math and verbal communication skills

How To Apply

Email your resume and recent salary history to Naomi McSwain, For information, call (323) 453-6533, or visit our website at