Certified Academic Instructor

Metropolitan Family Service | Beaverton, OR

Posted Date 8/25/2020
Description

Level: Experienced

Job Location: McKay Elementary School - Beaverton, OR

Position Type: Seasonal

Education Level: 4 Year Degree

Salary Range: $30.00 Hourly

Job Shift: Day

Job Category: Nonprofit - Social Services

Description

Metropolitan Family Service

General Description:

Metropolitan Family Service position descriptions are guidelines. They are not intended to identify every task that an employee will be asked to complete. They are intended as a general outline of the essential work responsibilities and qualifications of the position.

Under general supervision of the Site Manager, Teachers are responsible for designing, planning and teaching positive activities. Our goal is to provide a safe, positive learning environment that recognizes the potential of each child. Activities may include academic support, service-learning, sports & recreation, fine arts, and other high-interest themes.

Values:

  • We use creative and proactive problem solving to build and sustain dynamic community-based programs and quality services.
  • We believe in the potential of families and individuals at all life stages and focus on prevention, wellness, and independence.
  • We build strong relationships by collaborating with our funders, partners, and highly trained volunteers, always striving for an extensive commitment to diversity.

Summary of Position:

Metropolitan Family Service is looking for qualified & dedicated individuals committed to helping us strengthen the community. We are currently hiring Certified Academic Instructors to lead fun and engaging classes for a diverse group of incoming 1st - 5th graders in the areas of writing, math and reading. Each class will consist of approximately 15 students grouped by grade level. Class materials and supplies will be provided.

This is a temporary position, the Academic Instructor will be responsible for programmatic, organizational, and classroom duties. He or she will work directly with the Site Manager, Principal, school staff, and students. Academic Instructors are part-time, temporary employees of Metropolitan Family Service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement engaging, structured, and age-appropriate math and reading lessons for elementary students in extended-day classrooms
  • Establish and maintain positive classroom expectations and incentive programs
  • Follow school discipline and safety procedures to ensure student safety, and to maintain a clear connection between school-day and extended day policies and procedures
  • Develop positive working relationships with students, families, teachers, school staff, custodians, and program volunteers
  • Maintain communication with school day classroom teachers as necessary
  • Communicate frequently with the Site Manager and Principal about student progress, successes, and concerns, as well as overall class development and any supports needed
  • Maintain physical classroom space to the standards of the school day teacher (if shared)
  • All new employees must pass a background check through Metropolitan Family Service
  • Record and submit attendance daily



Qualifications


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Current Oregon Teacher Certification
  • Experience in teaching children and creating lesson plans
  • Desire and ability to work with children and ensure an enriching, positive, safe setting
  • An independent, self-motivated, creative and resourceful individual
  • Excellent organization skills and interpersonal communication skills
  • A cooperative manner and the ability to work as part of a team
  • A willingness to ask questions for clarification and job completion
  • Demonstrate excitement in working with children. Demonstrate respect and professionalism in all interactions
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm about working in an inclusive environment which serves children of all backgrounds and abilities
  • Experience working with groups of elementary-age children and strong behavior management is a MUST
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be legally able to work in the United States (documentation will be required for I-9 form)
  • Spanish speaking skills are a plus
  • Basic English proficiency is required (must be able to read, write and speak English)
  • All employees must submit a criminal background check

Hours:

Mon-Thurs 8:00- 11:30 AM

Term:

Summer term. Teachers are part-time, temporary employees of Metropolitan Family Service.

Compensation:

$30 per hour

Metropolitan Family Service is committed to building a diverse workforce to broaden and deepen our work in the communities we serve. We strongly urge candidates from communities of color, disability, LGBT, linguistically diverse populations, older adults and military veterans to consider application to our positions. MFS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Instructions:

Please include a letter of interest and experience and include two professional references in your online application.

Metropolitan Family Service

General Description:

Metropolitan Family Service position descriptions are guidelines. They are not intended to identify every task that an employee will be asked to complete. They are intended as a general outline of the essential work responsibilities and qualifications of the position.

Under general supervision of the Site Manager, Teachers are responsible for designing, planning and teaching positive activities. Our goal is to provide a safe, positive learning environment that recognizes the potential of each child. Activities may include academic support, service-learning, sports & recreation, fine arts, and other high-interest themes.

Values:

  • We use creative and proactive problem solving to build and sustain dynamic community-based programs and quality services.
  • We believe in the potential of families and individuals at all life stages and focus on prevention, wellness, and independence.
  • We build strong relationships by collaborating with our funders, partners, and highly trained volunteers, always striving for an extensive commitment to diversity.

Summary of Position:

Metropolitan Family Service is looking for qualified & dedicated individuals committed to helping us strengthen the community. We are currently hiring Certified Academic Instructors to lead fun and engaging classes for a diverse group of incoming 1st - 5th graders in the areas of writing, math and reading. Each class will consist of approximately 15 students grouped by grade level. Class materials and supplies will be provided.

This is a temporary position, the Academic Instructor will be responsible for programmatic, organizational, and classroom duties. He or she will work directly with the Site Manager, Principal, school staff, and students. Academic Instructors are part-time, temporary employees of Metropolitan Family Service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement engaging, structured, and age-appropriate math and reading lessons for elementary students in extended-day classrooms
  • Establish and maintain positive classroom expectations and incentive programs
  • Follow school discipline and safety procedures to ensure student safety, and to maintain a clear connection between school-day and extended day policies and procedures
  • Develop positive working relationships with students, families, teachers, school staff, custodians, and program volunteers
  • Maintain communication with school day classroom teachers as necessary
  • Communicate frequently with the Site Manager and Principal about student progress, successes, and concerns, as well as overall class development and any supports needed
  • Maintain physical classroom space to the standards of the school day teacher (if shared)
  • All new employees must pass a background check through Metropolitan Family Service
  • Record and submit attendance daily



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Current Oregon Teacher Certification
  • Experience in teaching children and creating lesson plans
  • Desire and ability to work with children and ensure an enriching, positive, safe setting
  • An independent, self-motivated, creative and resourceful individual
  • Excellent organization skills and interpersonal communication skills
  • A cooperative manner and the ability to work as part of a team
  • A willingness to ask questions for clarification and job completion
  • Demonstrate excitement in working with children. Demonstrate respect and professionalism in all interactions
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm about working in an inclusive environment which serves children of all backgrounds and abilities
  • Experience working with groups of elementary-age children and strong behavior management is a MUST
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be legally able to work in the United States (documentation will be required for I-9 form)
  • Spanish speaking skills are a plus
  • Basic English proficiency is required (must be able to read, write and speak English)
  • All employees must submit a criminal background check

Hours:

Mon-Thurs 8:00- 11:30 AM

Term:

Summer term. Teachers are part-time, temporary employees of Metropolitan Family Service.

Compensation:

$30 per hour

Metropolitan Family Service is committed to building a diverse workforce to broaden and deepen our work in the communities we serve. We strongly urge candidates from communities of color, disability, LGBT, linguistically diverse populations, older adults and military veterans to consider application to our positions. MFS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Instructions:

Please include a letter of interest and experience and include two professional references in your online application.

Listing Type
Jobs
Categories
Nonprofit | Social Services
Experience Level
Mid Level
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Salary
$30.00 Hourly
Salary Type
/hr.

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