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Bay Area Community Resources Expanded Learning TK/Kinder Program Instructor (Thornhill Elementary) in Berkeley, California

We are seeking committed and passionate expanded learning instructors to change the future of students by leading academic, physical, and enrichment activities as part of our team. As a Kinder program instructor, you will lead and mentor up to 10 youth in an expanded learning setting. Be part of an innovative and creative team that impacts the community, makes the world a better place, and provides equity in education.


  • Pay rate: $24 an hour DOE

  • Hours a week: 26 hours, plus PD

  • 16 paid BACR holidays

  • Off during weekends and school holidays

  • Stepping stone into career in education, leadership, advocacy, social entrepreneurship & social justice

  • Employee assistance program, dental, vision, wellness program, life insurance, flexible spending account, commuter benefits.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Some experience working with youth or in a school setting required

  • Ability to reliably commute to Oakland

  • Ability to pass criminal background check & TB test clearance

  • Commitment to education equity and leadership

  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment


  • Commitment to a full school year

  • Ability to practice open, clear, and consistent communication and commitment to participate in professional development.


  • Support and maintain the emotional well-being of the students.

  • Provide a safe environment

  • Be a positive role model for struggling students

  • Have fun engaging students in lesson plans that support school-day learning

  • Run community circles based on restorative practices

  • Ability to collaborate with youth to support their learning and development (youth-driven curriculum)

About Us

Bay Area Community Resources (BACR) promotes the healthy development of individuals, families and communities through direct services, volunteerism, and partnerships in the San Francisco Bay Area.

We have deep respect for the communities we serve throughout the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, the dedicated staff who show up for those in need, and the opportunity we have been given through this work to promote resilience in tens of thousands of individuals every year.

BACR is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate, support, and thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment w/o regard to perceived age, marital or familial status, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, creed, color, genetic information, ancestry, national origin, physical or mental disability including AIDS or AIDS-Related Complex or military status.

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Above is the pay range for this position that we reasonably expect to pay. Individual compensation is based on various factors including experience/education, skillset, and geographic location.