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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3170103
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 6, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The Community Group Teaching Fellows’ Program (Pre-K– 8)

Position Description 2019-20

Come teach and learn with us:
• You will give children the tools they need to succeed in life
• You will gain the experience you need to be hired as a permanent classroom teacher – Many of our Teaching Fellows have been rehired as fully salaried classroom teachers after their year of experience and training with us.
• You will learn from outstanding educational practitioners
• You will become part of the movement to transform education in Lawrence and in America

Why Consider The Community Group Teaching Fellows’ program?
The first few years of a child’s education can be the most important in his/her life, setting the stage for future success. As a Community Group Teaching Fellow, you will help prepare children for success throughout their lives.

In The Community Group Teaching Fellows’ program you will:
• Be involved in planning, delivering daily classroom lessons, and providing small group instruction based on students assessed learning needs. You will also share classroom management responsibilities, and be involved directly in parent conferencing.
• Gain classroom experience under the guidance of and in collaboration with highly experienced and qualified lead teachers and administrators.
• Work in an exceptionally collaborative environment where teaming is paramount.
• Contribute to the academic achievement of students in your classroom
• Participate in high-quality professional development alongside practitioners from the nationally acclaimed charter network.
• Have opportunities to receive additional stipend by leading student centered after school activities.
• Be considered for permanent teaching placement within The Community Group’s Charter School network.

Benefits and compensation:
• $30,000 base salary over 11 months (Aug-June).
• $1,500 educational award upon successful completion of service (Aug-June).
• Option of The Community Group Employee Paid Group Sponsored Health and Dental Insurance Plan.

This teaching position requires a successful college history with a minimum of bachelor’s degree. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed student teaching and who are certified. A Master’s Degree is a plus. Applicants’ must be a US Citizen or Permanent US Resident.

Position Summary:
The Community Group Teaching Fellows will serve under the leadership of an experienced lead teacher and administers. The primary responsibility of Fellows is to contribute to the academic achievement of students in the classroom. Fellows are also expected to promote and support community service and engagement efforts at their placement site.
The Teaching Fellows school assignment will be determined by the Director of Schools.

Schedule: Fellows must be present from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Fellows may also be required to assist with activities before the start of the school day such as breakfast, classroom preparation, or greeting students during arrival; or after the end of the school day, such as after-school activities, meetings or phone calls with families, or school-related events. Other responsibilities which may fall outside of school hours include lesson preparation, student evaluation, and school based community service activities. Training for the 2019-20 school year starts on Monday, August 5th, 2019.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Participating in co-teaching activities in the classroom, team teaching, working with small groups who need remediation or advanced instruction, parallel teaching with the lead teacher or teaching whole group lessons when appropriate.
• Conduct lesson preparation and student assessments
• Communicate with families through meetings, phone calls, and other family engagement activities
• Support, promote, lead, and participate in community service activities at their place of assignment and within the larger community.
• Participate in all required training, professional development, and member support activities.

Contact Person:
Richard Davidson
Director Fellowship and Teacher Mentoring Programs
Office 978-722-2517 or Mobile 978-697-3098

Note: The Community Group is committed to seeking individuals with disabilities. Our organization can provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities upon request.
Anti-Discrimination Notice: The Community Group does not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, age, gender preference.

Revised 01.15.2019
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Community Day Learning - Early Learning Center is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Richard Davidson , Americorps Mentor
    • 190 Hampshire St
    • Lawrence, Massachusetts 01840

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