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Jobs at Sheltering Arms Children and Family Services, Inc.

Certified Teacher, After School

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Department: After School

Type: Part Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Sheltering Arms strengthens the education, wellbeing, and development of high-need children, adults, and families across the New York metro area. We serve nearly 20,000 people a year from the South Bronx to Far Rockaway. Through compassion, innovation, and partnership, we respond to our community’s greatest needs and enable individuals to reach the greatest heights of their potential. Joining our team is an opportunity to collaborate with hundreds of dedicated colleagues who represent diverse backgrounds and talents as we work together to make a measurable impact for our neighbors in need. Every role at Sheltering Arms brings with it new opportunities for advancement and development so that team members can achieve their professional goals while helping others reach for theirs.

Sheltering Arms Afterschool programs unlock student potential by providing a safe environment for them to develop away from the negative influences on their streets. Our unique combination of project-based learning, character development, and eye-opening opportunities puts at-risk children on the track to success. Learning comes to life with our hands on projects that enhance academic achievement. From book publishing to stock trading, students are putting their skills to work. Pre and Post exams ensure academic rigor in tutoring sessions and all Afterschool curricula. Our events and workshops provide gateways for parent involvement in children’s schooling, and a chance to bond with neighbors, teachers, and staff. Programming provides a safe space for children, as well as peace of mind to parents who work late to support their families. Our Afterschool clubs and trips also prepare youth to meet the future. A special emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) programs ensures students gain the technical skills and insights they need to lead as future urban planners, computer programmers, doctors, and more!

Sheltering Arms is currently seeking Certified Teachers for our After School Programs in Brooklyn, Harlem, Jamaica and Far Rockaway for the Fall 2018-19 school year. The Teacher will provide educational instruction to participants and provide support to students one-on-one and/or in groups, including assisting students with preparation for standardized and classroom exams, introducing testing skills, practices and protocols. These are  part time seasonal positions for our Fall Program, Monday-Friday, $30.00 per hour/ 4 hours per week. Positions are available in Brooklyn, Harlem, Jamaica and Far Rockaway (Queens). 

Essential Functions:

  • Monitor the implementation of literacy and math curricula
  • Train and mentor support staff
  • Utilize best practices in lesson plans and instruction
  • Model and promote positive behaviors, attitudes and language
  • Collaborate efficiently with parents, staff, and administration
  • Other related tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  • NY State Teaching Certification Required
  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Prior experience working with diverse populations
  • Experience supervising staff and providing instruction necessary

Physical Requirements: Must have the ability to complete all standard administrative and support tasks including but not limited to climbing up and down stairs, operation of computers/phones/fax/printer/copy machine, and the ability to lift boxes, furniture, and equipment up to 30lbs. Must be able to travel from the various locations and sites of Sheltering Arms.

It is the policy of SANY that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual’s perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.

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