FT LEAD TEACHER - AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM (#98)

Somerville Public Schools ( learn more )

Somerville, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 1812662
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : October 31, 2022

Job Description

Full Time Lead Teacher

District Wide

 

General Description: The Somerville Community Schools Program provides After School and Out of School Time Care in the Somerville Public Schools. We operate After School programs from dismissal until end of program including early release days; full day programs during school vacation weeks and during summer. It is our mission to provide high quality, affordable, Out of School Time Care to Somerville children in grades Pre-K through 8.

 

Educational Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Guidance, Human Services, Nursing, Psychology, Physical Education, Recreation, Child Psychology, the Arts, Social Work, Sociology, or Child Care; and have six months of experience working with school-age children
  • Associate’s degree and 3 months of experience working with school-age children in a supervised childcare setting or have credits towards an Associate’s and relevant experience and nine months of experience with school age children including three months in a supervised childcare setting.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience actively participating with project based curriculum.
  • Ability to set clear limits and supervise school age students.
  • Experience working with children and families from diverse cultural, socioeconomic backgrounds and abilities.
  • Ability work with students with special educational or emotional needs.

Physical Requirements: (July through June):

  • During a typical workday, incumbent will perform functions that will be necessary to have a strong overall level of strength and physical ability.
  • The incumbent will be expected to exert an extensive and frequent level of talking, seeing, hearing, walking, and swimming.
  • The incumbent will be expected to exert a moderate level of standing, sitting, walking, swimming, lifting, carrying, pushing/ pulling, bending, climbing and kneeling.
  • The essential functions of this position are performed indoors as well as outdoors.

Teaching:

  • Lead small and large group activities.
  • Supervise and interact with children.
  • Discipline children in accordance with SCAP policy.
  • Maintain classroom environment including set up and maintenance of supplies.
  • Follow program procedures to safeguard the health and safety of the children.
  • Ability to cooperatively team teach.
  • Build positive relationship with families.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Programming:

  • Research, plan and implement daily curriculum, to promote social, emotional, physical and cognitive development in accordance to Somerville Public School curriculum
  • Purchase materials and supplies in accordance with SCAP procedures
  • Serve and record nutritious snacks daily
  • Submit daily lesson plans two weeks in advance to Administration
  • Other duties as assigned

Staff Supervision:

  • Orient substitutes and new staff as necessary
  • Attend weekly team meetings
  • Communicate regularly with Administration
  • Attend monthly meetings and a least 10 hrs. of in-service workshops
  • Participate in parent meetings and events
  • Other duties as assigned

Summer Months Responsibilities (Months of July - August):

The following outline is not all-inclusive but is meant to give a general sense of the position during the summer.

 

Pre-Camp Session:

  • Attend initial camp orientation, trainings, and assist with camp set up
  • Orientation of students to your group
  • Explain daily schedules, clubs and field trips during Group Meeting Time
  • Maintain updated schedule of events
  • Review camp rules, regulations and expectations (including proper storage of camp belongings)
  • Set expectations for maintenance of all camp supplies and materials
  • Other duties as assigned

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of campers during breakfast, lunch and post camp blocks
  • Supervise campers during bus / van rides
  • Ensure group arrives on time to scheduled activities
  • Assist Specialists in clubs; model and participate in recreation and other group activities
  • Participate in daily counselor/staff meetings for planning
  • Resolve, or seek assistance for, behavior management issues
  • Plan and implement activities when necessary if a club is cancelled

Terms of Employment:

  • Full Year Schedule (Sept – June)
  • In accordance with the SSC and SCS UAW Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Full Time position – Up to 25 hours per week
  • Benefits Eligible

 Reports to:

  • Director and Assistant Director of Community Education

 NOTE:

Only online application accepted

Please do not mail or email resumes.

  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 15
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Preschool
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Athletics & Activities > After School Programs
    Support Staff > Administrative Assistant
    Support Staff > Supervisory Aide
  • Employer Description

    Education - Inspiration - Excellence are the themes that characterize the instructional services, departments and programs of the Somerville Public Schools.

    Our Mission: The Somerville Public Schools is dedicated to the realization of the full intellectual, physical, social, and emotional potential of all students. Our talented team of teachers and other professionals provides every student with the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to be successful throughout their lives. This is accomplished through the delivery of innovative instruction guided by the Massachusetts Curriculum and Somerville Curriculum Frameworks, and supported through partnerships with organizations such as Primary Source, and the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach at Tufts University. Learn more about us...

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    Contact Information

    • Central HR
    • 8 Bonair St.
    • Somerville, Massachusetts 02145

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