AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM MENTOR

ASP MENTOR ANTIGONISH
Program IMHOTEP’S LEGACY AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM
Location ST. FX UNIVERSITY, ANTIGONISH
Job Title AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM MENTOR
Job Duration SEPTEMBER 2017– MAY 2018 Closing Date UNTIL FILLED
Job Type PART TIME (6-8 HRS/WEEK) No. of Positions 1
Pay Rate $15/HR On & Off Campus YES
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Imhotep’s Legacy Academy is a university-community partnership that seeks to improve on the representation of African Canadians in science professions by providing opportunities for young learners of African descent to engage in activities designed to strengthen their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) aptitude.
Reporting to the After School Program Coordinator, the After School Program Mentor/Tutor is responsible for the effective delivery of the Math and Science After-School activities and tutorials to ILA participants in either Gr. 6, 7or 8 at Saint Andrew Junior High School, Antigonish. The After School Program Mentor/Tutor will guide ILA student participants through an organized program of Science experiment presentations, tutorials and leadership building activities that strengthen students academically and culturally.
REQUIREMENTS
 Ability to motivate junior high school students
 Demonstrated aptitude in one or more STEM subjects: Math, Physics, Biology, Chemistry
 Demonstrated experience in mentoring/tutoring youth
 Good presentation skills; Engaging personality
 Ability to work with little supervision
 Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues to create an effective working team
 Knowledge of African Nova Scotian history and culture an asset
 Must be available for weekly monitoring sessions with students at Saint Andrew Junior School, Antigonish
We invite registered University/College students and community members to apply for this position.
General Duties
▪ Conducts once per week classes presenting Science and Math experiments and activities
▪ Provides school curriculum related tutoring in Math and Science to student participants when needed.
▪ Facilitates all aspects of student participation in After School Program including establishing relationships with parents, school administrators, teachers and community.
▪ Organizes student participation in related school and community activities and special events (math camps, science fairs, field trips).
Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated interest and experience in issues affecting the education of learners of African descent.
Job Opportunity
ASP MENTOR ANTIGONISH
HOW TO APPLY
A current résumé, cover letter, and transcript submitted by mail, fax, e-mail or in person. Mailed or hand-delivered
applications must be received by ILA Office by 5 pm Atlantic Standard time on deadline date or by 12 midnight for
electronic applications.
Mail
Imhotep’s Legacy Academy
Room G40N/M Killam Memorial Library 6225 University Ave.
Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 Canada
E-MAIL/FAX
Email: director.imhotep@dal.ca
Fax: 902.494.2420
In person
At Room G40M
Killam Memorial Library, 6225 University Ave., Dalhousie University,
Halifax, NS
Condition(s)
Offer of employment is contingent upon the successful candidate passing appropriate background checks.
Candidates must provide a recent Criminal (Vulnerable Sector) Background Check and Child Abuse Register
Check.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Imhotep’s Legacy Academy is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The institution encourages applications from
Aboriginal peoples, racially visible people, and persons with a disability.

Date Posted: 
Wed, 2017-10-04 - Fri, 2017-10-13

Company: 

IMHOTEP’S LEGACY AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM

Application Method: 

A current résumé, cover letter, and transcript submitted by mail, fax, e-mail or in person. Mailed or hand-delivered
applications must be received by ILA Office by 5 pm Atlantic Standard time on deadline date or by 12 midnight for
electronic applications.
Mail
Imhotep’s Legacy Academy
Room G40N/M Killam Memorial Library 6225 University Ave.
Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 Canada
E-MAIL/FAX
Email: director.imhotep@dal.ca
Fax: 902.494.2420