Enrichment Instructor

Job Type

Full Time
Contract

Salary

Details: $50 per hour. Opportunity for 1 - 4hrs a week!

Published

08/02/2018

Address

24 Webster Place
Brookline
Massachusetts
02445
United States

Description

Steps to Success (STS), a comprehensive school success and college readiness program, is hiring multiple Enrichment Instructors for its after-school Extended Learning Programs (ELP). Enrichment Instructors come in once per week for a 10-12 week session to run activities for one hour. 

ELP programs serve about 15-20 students each, in grades 4-6. The programs run at three Brookline Elementary/Middle Schools: Pierce, Lincoln, and Coolidge Corner (formerly Devotion) Schools. They run three days per week (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays, depending on the school/program) after school. Enrichment Instructors would need to be available on at least one of the above days from 4pm-5pm.

Enrichment Instructors are part-time, temporary positions, (1-3 hours per week, for 10-12 weeks, with the option to stay on for additional sessions). Candidates will need to be available for employment starting the week of 9/24/2018 through the week of 12/17/2018, with potential option to stay on until mid-June 2019 if desired.


Program Objectives

As a result of having a wider breadth of experience in regards to enrichment activities…

  • Students will develop improved self efficacy
  • Students will develop skill sets beyond those learned during the school day.
  • Students will develop better teamwork skills

As a result of having more access to structured and targeted HW support…

  • Students will have increased completion of homework
  • Students will turn in higher quality homework


Enrichment Instructor Duties

  • Design and teach units that are fun, interactive, and provide opportunities for Social-emotional growth (without feeling like school!).
  • Enrichment units can be, and have been, widely varied- Instructors can be very creative with the topics and themes they choose. Examples of recent enrichment units have included: yoga, improv, computer coding,movie making, geocaching, photography, squid dissection, SLAM poetry, fine arts, nutrition, and many more...
  • Work as a team with Program Director, Assistant Director, and volunteers, when you’re there.
  • Develop positive relationships with and among students, establish a clear sense of structure, and a fun, respectful learning atmosphere.

Qualifications

  • At least 2 years experience planning and running activities designed to engage young people in a school, camp, after school, or residential setting
  • Demonstrated commitment to youth development. Ability to work with a diverse population and with students of varying levels of academic skill and engagement
  • Flexibility and creativity in relating to students in an after-school setting is essential. Experience with students in middle school age range is important.

Additional Information

  • $50/hour, with the option to teach on multiple days, at multiple sites (1-4 hours/week)
  • This is an independent contractor position
  • Supervised by ELP Program Directors and STS Director of Programs

To Apply

Please email resume and cover letter to sts@stepstosuccessbrookline.org. Cover Letter should address the topic/theme of your enrichment unit.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

sts@stepstosuccessbrookline.org

Please email resume and cover letter to sts@stepstosuccessbrookline.org. Cover Letter should address the topic/theme of your enrichment unit.


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