THE COMMUNITY GROUP TEACHING FELLOWS PROGRAM 6-8 (SY2021- 2022)


Community Day Charter Public Schools
Lawrence, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3695221 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: October 8, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
    Why Consider TCG’s Co-Teaching Fellows and Generalists Teaching 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 or Generalist you will help prepare children for success throughout their lives.

      As a Fellow at CDCPS you will:
    • Give children the tools they need to succeed in life
    • Gain the experience you need to be hired as a permanent classroom teacher – many of our Fellows have been rehired as full classroom teachers after their year of experience and training with us
    • Learn from outstanding educational practitioners
    • Be part of a collaborative community of seasoned educators
    • Be an integral part of the movement to transform education in Lawrence and the United States

        In The Community Group Co-Teaching Fellows program you will:
      • Be involved in planning, delivering daily classroom lessons, and providing small group instruction based on students assessed learning needs;
      • 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;

          In The Community Group Generalist Teaching Fellows program you will:
        • Provide small groups instruction in the classroom during ELA and Math;
        • Have the opportunity to work with a wide range of very talented and experienced teachers; and
        • Push in if a teacher is absent.

            In Both Programs you will:
          • 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 our nationally acclaimed charter network;
          • Gain firsthand experience in research based teaching practices and using data to drive instruction;
          • Support, promote, lead, and participate in community service activities at your school site and within the larger community;
          • Have opportunities to receive an additional stipend by leading student centered after school activities; and
          • Be considered for a permanent teaching placement within The Community Group’s Charter School network.

              Benefits and compensation:
            • $ 30K 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.

                Qualifications Co-Teaching Fellows Opportunity:
              • 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.
                  Qualifications: Generalist Teaching Fellows Opportunity:
                  This position requires a successful college history with a minimum of bachelor’s degree, but it doesn’t require a degree in education. In fact, if you are interested in becoming a teacher, love children, are flexible, and treasure collaboration this may be the perfect stepping stone for you. Applicants must be a US Citizen or Permanent US Resident.
                  Schedule: Fellows must be present from 7:45 am – 4:00 pm. Fellows may also be required to engage in activities outside of the typical work day such as or after the end of the school day, such as 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.

                    Responsibilities for Co-Teaching Fellows 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 family engagement activities; and
                  • Participate in all required training, professional development, and member support activities.
                  • Responsibilities for Generalist Teaching Fellows include but are not limited to:
                  • Provide on-going academic support for small groups of children under teacher guidance;
                  • If one of the Co-teachers is absent you may be asked to support in that classroom or help monitor technology classes;
                  • Help with the administration of standardized testing; and
                  • Participate in all required training, professional development, and member support activities.
                      Contact Person:
                    • Tarah Mohika, Director of Recruitment
                    • Email: tmohika@thecommunitygroupinc.org or call 978-722-2557

                      Position Type: Full-time
                      Positions Available: 1


Welcome to Community Day Charter Public Schools!

Managed by the nonprofit agency, The Community Group, the mission of CDCPS is to provide a kindergarten through grade eight school that will draw upon our considerable experience in working together as a community to develop and implement a curriculum that discovers and supports the special characteristics and unique learning styles of each student. We will engage that student in meaningful learning experiences for the purposes of clearly stated goals in the areas of understandings, knowledge, skills, habits, and social competencies. The school will reinforce the positive aspects of our city: its culture, art and economy, working class history, and strong work ethic. Our educational philosophy, curriculum, and teaching methods are informed by an understanding that learning takes place in the context of family and that family must be supported in ways that make learning for the child possible.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Community Day Charter Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
  • No experience required
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Tarah Mohika
    190 Hampshire St
    Lawrence, Massachusetts 01841
    Phone: 9786826628
    Email: tmohika@thecommunitygroupinc.org