82nd Street Academics

After School Lead Teacher

Location

Jackson Heights, NY

Type

Part Time

Mission - The mission is to lead engaging and challenging classes for the after school students that will prepare them to be in the top 5 students of their day school class. Staff prioritizes correct and complete homework, critical reasoning, and finish each day with enrichment, fun, and teacher led activities.

Classroom Management

  • Ensure the children’s safety and well being at all times
  • Create a welcoming, engaging environment to cultivate fun and learning within the classroom
  • Supervise students at ALL times – students should never be left unsupervised, or out of ratio
  • Plan weekly teacher led activities for the students to do after homework completion
  • Submit weekly plans to your supervisor each Wednesday for the following week
  • Plan, gather, and organize materials needed for activities
  • Evaluate each student using the DESSA system 3 times a year, and provide reports from DESSA to parents 2 times a year
  • Incorporate resources and results from the DESSA reports in daily instruction
  • Report all injuries immediately in the incident log and insurance report
  • Alert supervisor immediately of any concerns or injuries regarding a child

 

Homework Guidance & Tutoring

  • Teachers are required to have ALL students show their homework assignments at the beginning of each session, each day
  • Check backpacks & homework books (even if the child claims to have no homework)
  • Students must show each completed assignment for the teacher to approve.
  • Sign your initials in pen in the corner of each child’s assignment when complete and accurate

 

Reporting and Timelines

  • Sign all children into class each day
  • Accurate notes must be kept on the attendance, work habits & progress of each child
  • Take daily meal counts on forms provided

 

Clean environment

  • Spray tables and chairs with bleach solution
  • Clean the classroom to be exactly as you found it
  • Discard all trash off tables and floors before exiting the classroom 

 

Parent Relations

  • Inform parents about the progress of their children on a daily basis
  • Discuss incomplete homework with the person picking up the child if the homework hasn’t been completed before the end of after school

 

Team Participation

  • Participate in two professional developments per month
  • Participate in team weekly planning
  • Accept tasks in quarterly theme
  • Incorporate CLASS training and Net Promoter Score

 

Labor Description

  • Part Time Staff Member
  • Can use steps to office and lift up to 45 pounds if needed
  • Repetitive bending, stretching, and stooping
  • Climb up and down stairs
  • Have mobility, vision, and hearing required to ensure the safety and consistent supervision of children
  • Fluency in English preferred, as well as bilingual speakers of Spanish, Bengali, Nepali, Tibetan, etc... preferred 
  • Speak clearly and correctly in English, so that children with other home languages hear the sounds correctly in class
  • Spend time sitting on the floor or on child sized furniture
  • Ensure supplies are being properly used, organized, and returned
  • Clean and maintain equipment and facility
  • Work with children on the floor
  • Work outdoors
  • Light typing and word processing for parent communication
  • Stand and walk for prolonged periods
  • Work in an environment filled with children’s voices

 

Qualifications

  • At least 60 credits in a Bachelors Degree
  • One previous year of experience in school age day care
  • 2nd language (Bengali, Tibetan, Spanish, Mandarin)
  • Ability to correctly and accurately complete homework based on common core standards for elementary school aged children
  • Availability Monday - Friday, 2:00PM - 6:30PM, Septmember - June commitment 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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