Job Offer: Extended Day Teacher/KOED, King Open Extended Day:City Of Cambridge
Cambridge residents are especially encouraged to apply. Department: Human Service Programs listing title: Extended Day Teacher/KOED, King Open Extended Day Job Code: M867-707 Civil Service Position: Non Civil Service position Union Affiliation: None Hours Per Week: 35 hours per week, 10 months per year
ESSENTIAL tasks AND Job responsibilities: » Develop and lead a child centered, richly diverse after-school classroom for a mixed grade elementary class. » Plan and implement an after-school curriculum which is well rounded, developmentally responsive, learning oriented and hands-on. This curriculum should reflect the school day practices of the children and incorporate at least three 6-week Project-located Learning units over the course of a school year focusing on themes such as physical recreation, performing arts, visual arts, science, ecology, etc. » Supervise at least one part-time adjunct. Additional managery responsibility could include supervision of support teachers, inclusion staff, high school interns and volunteers. » Participate in at least 5 hours of in-class work in the King Open School's school-day classrooms per week. Responsibilities include one-on-one support of children, assisting King Open faculty in curriculum delivery, differentiated instruction, small group facilitation and participatory observation. » When appropriate, participate in school day support meetings such as IEP meetings or family conferences. » Create opportunities for collaborations/partnerships with other Department of Human Service Programs' youth serving divisions in order to better serve Cambridge children and families. » Write 2 Child Progress Reports per school year for every child in the King Open Extended Day classroom as well as regular weekly scheduling and lesson planning. Additionally, maintain continuing documentation of child progress, everyday activities, outreach, and staff meetings. » Engage families in consistent partnership in the education of children. » Manage a classroom budget including ordering of supplies and snacks, planning and leading field trips and engaging outside consultants and vendors. » Participate in related professional development from "outside" service providers. » Participate in continuing "in-house" staff development provided by King Open Extended Day and DHSP for professional development and to enhance program practices and overall quality. » Maintain professional integrity and conduct by following and promoting program policies, procedures, and routines, collaborating and maintaining links to King Open Extended Day staff, school-day staff, outside service providers, manager(s), and families. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to execute the essential functions.
MINIMUM Requirements: » Bachelor's Degree in child/youth development, education, social work, or related human service field strongly preferred. » 3 years significant practice working with school aged children, Kindergarten through 5th grade. Preferably including work with after-school programming, preschool, urban youth, public schools, and/or mental health services. » Commitment to the social and developmental benefits of after-school work for children. Dedication to the importance and benefit of the connection of after-school and school day practices for children. » practice supervising staff strongly preferred. » Strong verbal communication expertise and writing expertise and facility with written communication. » Proficiency with the Microsoft office suite, or similar system, and computer/internet-located lesson planning preferred. » Sense of humor and capability to act as a strong positive function model. » Excellent organizational expertise, attentiveness to detail and capability to follow through on multiple projects. » practice working with families of diverse cultural, ethnic, linguistic,and socio-economic backgrounds, providing outreach, and facilitating communication and strong relationships. » Commitment to and practice with collaborative, team-oriented environment. » Commitment to anti-bias, culturally proficient practices. » Interpersonal expertise that excel in cultural sensitivity, respect for differences, and communication » Bilingual/bicultural background a plus. » Commitment to enhancing reflective practice and capability to accept and provide supervision and guidance. » Commitment to the continuous improvement of service quality and the program's mission. » expertise of Nurtured Heart Approach techniques and/or Responsive Classroom techniques a plus. » The City of Cambridge's workforce, like the community Information technology serves, is diverse.candidates must have the capability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies.
WORK ENVIRONMENT : The noise level in work environment is moderately to very loud. The work environment includes classroom and outdoor playgrounds and occasional field trips. PHYSICAL DEMANDS : While performing the tasks of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, walk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to run, during play or responding to an emergency. Employees are frequently required to engage with children on the floor and at their eye level. Employees are frequently required to use their hands and arms to handle and manipulate objects as well as reach. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move a child. Vision abilities are required for supervision of children. RATE: $21.70-$25.48 per hour plus excellent benefits
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Internal candidates submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and cover letter; external candidates submit both your resume and cover letter via email to:firstname.lastname@example.org or to the Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Review of resumes is continuing. Position will remain open until filled. THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. THE CITY IS COMMITTED TO ADVANCING A WORKFORCE CULTURE OF ANTIRACISM, DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION. CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ESPECIALLY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.