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Afterschool Culinary Arts Facilitator at Oakland Kids First - 14556

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Afterschool Culinary Arts Facilitator
Oakland Kids First
3700 E. 12th St. STE 3.
94601 oakland , CA ,
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Job Description: 

Under the supervision of Oakland Kids First’s Community Programs Manager, the Culinary Arts Facilitator will create a culinary program after school at Castlemont High School that enriches the lives of high school students by teaching them to love everything about food – cooking, eating delicious and healthy dishes, and learning about different cultures and stories behind the food. We are looking for an energetic instructor to join our fun team and start teaching!

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Lead after school cooking classes for high school students (9-12th) while getting them excited about trying fun and creative recipes, new foods and encouraging them to learn about new cuisines and cultures
Teach lesson plans related to basics of nutrition and healthy eating to young people in a fun and engaging way and making sure kids are learning while having fun
Introduce kids to basic cutting and measuring techniques, food safety and other concepts provided in the curriculum
Utilize the Castle Urban Farm to support education about farm to table models
Recruit and retain a group of 10-15 students
Promote a safe and positive classroom environment and actively supervise and ensure student safety at all times
Maintain positive, appropriate, professional and student-friendly speech, behavior and attire all times
Instruct students on the safe and proper use of supplies and equipment
Implement classroom management strategies
Maintain accurate attendance records and reporting procedures
Participate in and evaluate the effectiveness of activities and events
Participate in cleaning and maintaining the facilities and equipment
Communicate regularly with the Community Program Manager
Participate in professional development activities with extended day staff and OKF staff
Comply with all school district policies and procedures
Meet deadlines with consistency
Perform related duties as assigned

Education & Experience: 

Must have at least a high school diploma or GED
48 College semester units or passage of the OUSD Instructional Aide examination
Ability to lift 20 lbs and engage in physical activities such as active icebreakers
Must pass a criminal background check and TB test clearance
Reliable transportation to the school campus

Application Instructions: 

Please submit your résumé and a cover letter describing why you’re a good fit for this position to our human resource at

Please put "AFTER SCHOOL CULINARY ARTS FACILITATOR" in the subject line

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