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Summer Middle School STEM Instructor

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Seven Tepees Youth Program | San Francisco, CA
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Seven Tepees Youth Program


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June 8, 2020

AGENCY DESCRIPTION

Seven Tepees Youth Program is a non-profit, community based youth development and college access organization that provides comprehensive services to low income youth grades 6th-12th. Through the programs we offer our youth, we supplement their lives with the building blocks that will help them create positive successful futures for themselves, including social competency skills, academic skills, healthy self-esteem, role modeling, and exposure to new options and possibilities. Our Learning Center Program includes After-school Tutoring and Enrichment, Outdoor Education, Mentoring, Job Training and Community Service Activities for approximately 125 youth and families. Our College & Career Readiness Program provides college and career advising services at Mission High School and at the Seven Tepees Learning Center. The College & Career Readiness Program creates a college-going culture at each site and provides direct college access programming. 


MISSION

Seven Tepees Youth Program is dedicated to impacting the lives of inner-city youth.  Our mission is to work with urban youth entrusted to our care to foster the skills they need to make lifelong positive choices and to create their own opportunities for success.  The name Seven Tepees represents the diversity of the seven continents as well as the Native American tradition of connection to nature and care of the land.  


Summer Program Description:

The goals of the Seven Tepees summer program are to prevent summer learning loss, to increase our middle school students academic aptitude, and to provide meaningful structured service learning opportunities.  Our students participate in a combination of activities over seven weeks Monday through Friday that include academic classes (Math, ELA and STEM), individualized tutoring, service learning projects, college and career readiness advisory sessions, San Francisco exploration field trips, and community building activities.  Our summer staff is made up of our full time case managers, summer academic teachers and summer interns (these are typically Seven Tepees high school and college participants.) There is a one week orientation for all summer staff prior to the start of our seven week summer program.


Position Description:

The teacher will serve as the primary STEM teacher during our summer program.  Monday through Thursdays hours are 8:30 to 2:00 pm. The teacher is expected to teach one hour of grade level math classes to middle school students (rising 6th-9th grade). The teacher will teach 2 different grade level math classes each day.  Classes will be held in the Seven Tepees Learning Center. The teacher is expected to have knowledge of California STEM standards and should feel confident teaching STEM for 4 different grade levels. Teachers will work with our Academic Program Coordinator to develop curriculum for classes.  There is a built in one hour prep period as part of the teacher’s schedule.


Applicant should possess:

  • General knowledge of math curriculum taught in SFUSD schools middle and high schools. 
  • Knowledge of and interest in working with low income, youth of color to close the opportunity gap in education.


Responsibilities

  • Position requires six weeks of STEM instruction with middle school students (rising 6th-9th graders) and participation in summer staff orientation week.
  • STEM teacher actively instructs students  and creates lesson plans. 
  • Provide students with the necessary resources and materials to help them understand the course content.
  • Creates class curriculum that is appropriate for grade level being taught.
  • Promote the safety and wellbeing of students. 
  • Create and administer assessment of students to measure progress of youth  during the duration of the class.
  • Teacher must attend and assist students with the creation of displays to be presented at our “End Of Summer celebration” July 22th, 2020


Experience & Education


  • Applicant must have at least 2 years classroom teaching experience. 
  • Extensive practical teaching and knowledge of CA standards.
  • Current California Teacher’s Credential is preferred. 


Compensation

Stipend of $3000 for one week summer staff orientation and six weeks course instruction.


How To Apply

  • Interested teachers must submit a cover letter and resume to Arlan Murillo, Seven Tepees Program Director, at amurillo@seventepees.org


AGENCY DESCRIPTION

Seven Tepees Youth Program is a non-profit, community based youth development and college access organization that provides comprehensive services to low income youth grades 6th-12th. Through the programs we offer…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • Temporary

Location

3177 17th St., San Francisco, CA 94502

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