After School Substitute Teacher Portland

LearningWorks | Portland, ME

Posted Date 9/14/2017
Description

JOB CODE #7200-09-14-17

JOB SUMMARY: The Teacher will be responsible for substitution of other teachers who may need to attend their professional development training for their school position.  This teacher will be  implementing  the program focused on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) curriculum and enrichment activities (health/wellness, cultural, social-emotional learning).  LearningWorks Afterschool Program (LWAS) serves low-performing students in grades 2-5 in six Portland and two South Portland elementary schools.

Students participate in engineering design challenges with embedded literacy and math instruction and hands-on projects to build key skills for school success: team-work, team-building, problem-solving, communication, perseverance – all in an experiential and supportive learning environment.  LWAS is funded through federal 21st Century Community Learning Center grants and is offered in partnership with the Portland and South Portland School Districts.

This Portland program site is located at East End Community School  Program hours are 2 to 2.5 hours Wednesday afternoon only.  Precise times vary with each site depending on dismissal time.

This position begins September 13 or 18, 2017 and ends May 24, 2018 or May 31, 2018 (dates depend on site assignment and inclement weather days) with opportunities for continued employment.  Additional training and program planning days will be added prior to September 13 or 18, 2017.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Collaborate with site coordinator to plan STEAM curriculum and enrichment activities linked to students’ prior knowledge, interests, experiences, and school-day curriculum. 

Create and implement daily lesson plans that are developmentally-appropriate, student-centered, relevant, highly engaging, and reflect the program and grant goals.

Be prepared daily with lesson plans, materials, and sub plans if absent.

Work in a team of teachers, ed techs, and volunteers to build positive student relationships and actively support, model, and encourage healthy lifestyle choices (personal, social academic).

Establish and enforce consistent, clear, and positive expectations for learning and behavior that complement those of the elementary school.

Be present and actively engaged with students at all times while program is in session.

Provide supervision on field trips off-site with students and staff team.

Participate in weekly staff meetings and required professional development trainings.

Conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times.  Perform other duties as assigned by the site coordinator or directors.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    State of Maine Teaching Certification, or demonstrate eligibility

    BA or BS degree in Education, working toward the degree or related field

 WORK EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

    Teaching elementary-aged youth preferred

     Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, time management and                                                                                                  

     computer/technology skills

     Flexibility, thoughtfulness, and ability to creatively problem solve

 

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement- LearningWorks is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of sex, race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, military service, genetic information or in any other manner that violates the law.  LearningWorks is committed to recruiting and hiring a diverse workforce and providing equal opportunities to all candidates to better reflect our job market, the people we serve and to provide better service to our clients and students.

This Job Description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.  Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

 

Type: Part time Regular Non-Exempt

Pay:   Hourly

Rate: $20.00

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS UNTIL THE POSITION IS FILLED

PLEASE SEND JOB CODE #, COVER LETTER, RESUME AND APPLICATION (found on our website)

http://www.learningworks.me/careers

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

HUMAN RESOURCES

LISA BURKE

 

Job Type
Regular
Geographic Region
Greater Portland/Casco Bay
Industry
Education
Town (optional)
Portland

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