Carnegie Writers, Inc.
Carnegie Writers, Inc.
The Literacy Facilitator is for the Teen Author Workshop and Carnegie Kids Club at Carnegie Writers, Inc. is responsible for creating a dynamic and engaging learning environment that fosters literacy development and a love for writing among teens and children. This position requires a passionate and creative individual who can inspire young minds to explore the world of storytelling and expression. The Literacy Facilitator plays a vital role in nurturing literacy skills, imagination, and confidence in young participants while preparing them for potential publication opportunities.
- Lead interactive and engaging literacy sessions during the Teen Author Workshop and Carnegie Kids
- Club, catering to the age-specific needs and interests of participants.
- Develop age-appropriate curriculum, activities, and writing exercises that encourage literacy development, critical thinking, and creativity.
- Foster a positive and inclusive learning atmosphere where participants feel comfortable sharing their ideas and expressing themselves.
- Guide participants through the writing process, offering encouragement, feedback, and mentorship to help them develop their writing skills.
- Organize storytelling sessions, group discussions, and interactive activities to enhance participants’ storytelling abilities and comprehension.
- Promote a love for reading and writing by introducing participants to diverse genres, authors, and literary concepts.
- Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure alignment between workshop activities and participants’ educational and developmental goals.
- Assist participants in refining their work for publication by providing guidance on structure, content, and storytelling techniques.
- Support participants in preparing their work for showcase events and literary publications.
- Uphold the organization’s values of inclusiveness, integrity, community-building, and creativity within the workshop environments.
• Experience in teaching, mentoring, or facilitating literacy-focused programs for teens and children.
• Strong communication skills and the ability to connect with young participants.
• Passion for fostering literacy skills, creativity, and a love for storytelling.
• Ability to develop engaging and age-appropriate curriculum and activities.
• Enthusiasm for nurturing a positive and inclusive learning environment.
• Flexibility to adapt activities to participants’ learning styles and abilities.
• Knowledge of diverse literary genres, children’s literature, and age-appropriate writing techniques.
• Experience or working towards internships related to education, literature, or creative writing.
• Commitment to fostering lifelong learning and a dedication to the development of young minds.
How to Apply
Submit a Cover Letter and Resume
- Date Posted: October 9, 2023
- Type: Part-Time
- Job Function: Educator
- Service Area: Children / Youth
- Salary Range: $20 an hour
- Working Hours: 10 hours a week