Summer Connections Part-Time Teacher

Job Type

Part Time




24 Webster Place
United States


Steps to Success (STS), a comprehensive school success and college readiness program, is hiring a Summer Connection Teacher for its Summer Connections youth program in Brookline, MA.

We seek a strong, positive, energetic, and well-organized leader who will make an excellent role model for young people and create a hands-on, fun, and structured learning environment.

The Summer Connections class, taking place in the afternoon, is a complement to separate internships which the students take part in during the morning.

The Summer Connections Teacher is a part time position (10 hours/week). Will need to be available for employment starting July 9th – August 2nd 2018, from 1:30 – 3:30pm (Mondays-Thursdays only).

Program Objectives

  • Expose students to a high quality curriculum centered around professionalism, early college awareness, and career exploration;
  • Engage students in fun, project-based, academically enriching activities that align with above curriculum description and complement school year learning;


  • Create four-week curriculum for afternoon Summer Connections class. The curriculum should address the following topics:
  • Workplace Professionalism
  • Career Exploration
  • Early College Awareness
  • Participate in all activities with their student groups, making the Summer Connections class fun for their students, teaching skills, providing encouragement and support, etc. 
  • Serve as a role model to younger students by demonstrating high standards of personal conduct
  • Directly nurture and encourage children by providing them with a variety of learning and social experiences appropriate to their age (middle school)
  • Recognize and protect children from any hazards that are a threat to their physical safety and their emotional well being
  • Be aware of all state requirements and emergency procedures and notify the STS Director of Programs if you notice a violation or have concerns
  • Assist with equipment, classroom procedures, behavior, and clean up
  • Manage daily administrative duties such as daily attendance, data collection/reporting, etc.
  • Communicate regularly with parents, PSB advisors, and STS Director of Programs


  • Experienced teacher/leader with a minimum of 2 years experience in diverse classroom, after school, camp and/or residential settings. Teaching certificate and/or Masters degree in related field strongly preferred but not required.
  • Strong program planning/creative curriculum development skills. Proven classroom management or youth group facilitation skills.
  • Flexibility and creativity in relating to students in a summer program setting is essential. Experience with students in middle school age range is important.
  • Demonstrated commitment to youth development. Ability to attract and engage a diverse grouping of students at varying levels of academic skills and social and emotional behaviors.
  • Ability to take program leadership as well as to interact effectively with after school colleagues, STS summer staff and administrators, parents, community partners.

Additional Information

  • 10 hrs/week during the summer program (Mondays-Thursdays 1:30pm - 3:30pm, plus 2 hours paid planning time each week). Competitive, hourly, salary starting in the high-twenties/hour.
  • Additional paid hours for meetings and professional development trainings if needed.
  • Supervised by STS Director of Programs

TO APPLY: Please email resume and cover letter to STS Director of Programs, Sarah Fowler, at:

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

TO APPLY: Please email resume and cover letter to STS Director of Programs, Sarah Fowler, at: