Academic Liaison – (CYC Aptos Beacon Center)

Position Academic Liaison (CYC Aptos Beacon Center)
Salary $40-$44/hour
Reports to Beacon Director/Site Coordinator (Education Component)
Status Part-Time, 10 hours/week, Non Exempt – (Position ends 06/04/24)


The Academic Liaison works collaboratively with the CYC Aptos Beacon Leadership Team and serves as a thought partner to the ASP (after school program) Beacon Director and Site Coordinator around the best ways to support academic alignment with the school day to ensure the alignment of vision, expectations and outcomes between the ASP and school day, with a particular focus on the academic components of the ASP. In addition, the AL should be able to support the ASP with providing 1:1 behavioral supports, and alignment around any Behavior RTI and/or Culture and Climate initiatives.


  • Meet regularly with the Beacon Leadership Team and ASP Site Coordinator, as well as create systems for and participate in ongoing communication between site administrator(s) and ASP Leadership Team.
  • Meet with school leadership regularly and act as designated communication liaison between school day and after school staff, representing the interests and initiatives of the after school program to school day teachers and vice versa.
  • Provide 1:1 or small group social/emotional and behavioral health supports as necessary.
  • Teach and facilitate academic programs as needed.
  • Participate in the creation of the QAP Aligned Academic Support goals.
  • Create a work plan that supports the QAP goals. Submit a midyear and of year report on work plan process.
  • Provide directly or provide access to ongoing professional development (PD) and coaching to after school staff and volunteers around academic content and instructional strategies. This may include observations, demonstrating mini-lessons and/or including after school staff in PD already occurring at the school site.
  • Supervise and provide homework assistance in subject specific tutoring and create a positive learning environment in tutoring program.
  • Create and/or compile math, language arts, reading, social studies and/or science worksheets as extra practice for youth.
  • Maintain proper attendance and assist with program evaluations as required by funders.
  • Establish and maintain positive and safe learning environments for program participants including assisting with classroom and behavior management, resolving and mediating conflicts using restorative practices, handling emergencies and injuries, etc.
  • Report to work on time, inform supervisor of any impending tardiness or missed shifts, and receive supervisor approval for any alteration to the regular work schedule.
  • Collaborate with other CYC programs to support special projects and events as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field plus CA Teacher’s Credential and 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop curriculum and implement programs.
  • Experience in classroom management, conflict mediation, and restorative practices is a plus.
  • Possess strong interpersonal, organizational, conflict mediation, facilitation, and leadership skills.
  • Experience building effective partnerships with schools, community based organizations, and community partners.
  • Ability to work with ethnically diverse groups of low-income youth as well as English language learners to support their social and emotional learning and development.
  • Excellent technology skills (familiar with Google docs & sheets, Excel, etc.)
  • Possess high level of personal organization, attention to detail and follow through with a strong ability to keep a cool head in stressful and high-energy environments.
  • Ability to model to staff and participants: professionalism, personal responsibility, a strong work ethic and positive character.
  • Bilingual in Cantonese, Spanish, or Tagalog is preferred.
  • Commitment to taking regular Covid-19 health tests as required by program health and safety guidelines and/or current health directives.
  • Ability to complete Covid-19 vaccination requirement unless the individual qualifies for an exemption due to a disability or religious reason. (Exemptions must be approved by H.R.

CYC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, age, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other basis recognized by federal, state or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Application Procedure:

Please submit a thoughtful cover letter, resume, and sample workshop/lesson plan in PDF (.pdf) format or Word Doc (.doc) format to CYC via email:

Attn: Academic Liaison (Aptos Beacon)

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