Enrichment Teacher

Overview

Requisition Number:
2923
Date Posted:
5/30/2017
Location:
Association Offices
Address:
50 State House sq 2nd FL
City:
Hartford
State:
CT
Category:
Child Care
Employment Status:
Part-time

 

Program Information

The Power Scholars Academy is offered in Hartford at Dr. Frank T. Simpson-Waverly School and East Hartford at Anna E. Norris Elementary School. The program runs for 6 weeks at each site. Anna Norris will run from June 26-August 4, 2017 and Simpson-Waverly from June 19-July 28, 2017.

 

Essential Functions: 

  • Be available Monday-Friday for entire 6 week duration
  • Develop and implement appropriate enrichment classes for assigned grade levels
  • Prepare classrooms for daily activities and collaborate with academic teachers and teacher's assistants to ensure that objectives are reached
  • Maintain an organized and efficient classroom along with accurate classroom records
  • Adhere to all Power Scholar Academy and district professional expectations and compliance issues
  • Create a positive, achievement-oriented, organized and engaging learning environment
  • Motivate and holding scholars to high academic and behavioral expectations
  • Provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for scholar behavior grounded in positive discipline
  • Empower scholars to make positive choices and serving as a role model
  • Be able to meet scholars' individual academic and instructional needs
  • Ensure enrichment goals are met for each scholar
  • Create and direct project based learning
  • Mentor and support the professional development of the teacher's assistants
  • Supervise scholars during guest speaker engagements, field trips, lunch and recess

Curriculum

  • ALL enrichment teachers are required to develop lesson plans and produce a presentation/showcase for all grade levels to present at the BELL Program Celebration in July/August.
  • STEM teachers will engage children in the Project-Based Learning Model by providing experiential activities, exploratory, problem solving and critical thinking sessions, creative arts projects, group work and collective thinking, speaking and presentations exploring STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

 

The teacher must hold either an A.S. or higher, or be a college student pursuing a B.S. or higher in education or a related field. Teachers must have at least 1 year of experience working directly with children. Experience in one or all of the following: art, life skills, drama, dance, STEM and music

 

 

 

AA/EOE/M/F/D/V