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Early Childhood Education Classroom Assistant (AmeriCorps Position)

Notre Dame Mission Volunteers, AmeriCorps--Boston


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January 15, 2021
12:00am EST
July 24, 2021
11:59pm EDT
Weekdays
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Notre Dame Mission Volunteers, AmeriCorps (NDMVA) is seeking a Early Childhood Education Classroom Assistant to serve as a Full-time AmeriCorps Member at Mission Grammar School in Mission Hill from January-July 2021.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Mission Grammar School is an urban, college prep Catholic School dedicated to reaching individual excellence in a faith-based community rooted in Gospel values. The strength of a school is in its community. Families, the administration, faculty, staff, and scholars work in partnership to accomplish and strengthen academic and social success. In a society characterized by diversity, Mission Grammar commits itself to inspire in each student a desire to build just and enriching relationships. As a community that embraces differences and celebrates the fundamental dignity of the human person, we work to build a code of conduct based on the principles of Responsive Classroom. We promote growth and make change in partnership with families and scholars. We celebrate our identity of being a Peace First school. As part of a neighborhood rich in resources, we seek to continually strengthen student opportunities, support our teachers and fulfill professional development at all levels.

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Qualifications:

We invite applications from individuals who are over 18 and have work experience or a college education. A high school diploma is required unless the applicant is enrolled in a GED program while serving and completes his or her GED by the end of the year of service.

Applicants should also possess:

  • The willingness to spend a year in the service of others.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptive, and work on a team.
  • U.S. citizenship or be a lawful permanent resident.
  • Commitment to serve as a full-time volunteer for 6-7 months.

AmeriCorps Member Benefits:

  • Living Allowance: Because Notre Dame- AmeriCorps is partnered with the Corporation for National and Community Service, we are able to offer our members a yearly living allowance which is distributed bi-weekly over the 7 months term. .
  • The Education Award: Upon completion of an 7 month service term, AmeriCorps members receive a taxable education award of $3,137. The education award can be applied to qualified student loans or future education at a Title IV institution. To learn more about the education award and the National Service Trust, please visit AmeriCorps' page on the subject.
  • Student Loan Forbearance: Members of NDA are eligible for forbearance of federal student loans during their term of service. This means that while a member is serving, he or she does not make payments on his or her qualifying loans. In addition, the National Trust will pay the interest that accrues on the loan at the end of the term of service. For more information please visit Postponing Student Loan Payments and Getting Interest Paid
  • Community Housing Option: NDMVA Boston is able to offer a low-rent community housing option to NDMVA Members. Please contact boston@ndmva.org for more information.
  • Optional Health Insurance: We provide optional healthcare while you serve with NDA. The health insurance is through a partnership with The Corps Network and Summit America. To learn more, visit the Summit America website.
  • Child Care: NDA members may also be eligible for child care benefits. The AmeriCorps Child Care Program covers up to the state’s local market rate for child care fees and makes payments directly to the member’s caregiver.

Notre Dame Mission Volunteers, AmeriCorps (NDMVA) is seeking a Early Childhood Education Classroom Assistant to serve as a Full-time AmeriCorps Member at Mission Grammar School in Mission Hill from January-July 2021.

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Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Mission Grammar School

94 St. Alphonsus Street, Roxbury, MA 02120

How to Apply

1. Complete and submit a full, two-part application:

  • AmeriCorps Application Online 
  • Complete a Notre Dame Supplemental Application 

2. Submit one of the following Educational Records to boston@ndmva.org

  • Transcript from most recent college or university
  • Copy of high school diploma
  • If working on GED, please contact boston@ndmva.org

3. If selected, you will then be contacted by an NDMVA staff member for a preliminary interview.

4. Upon selection to serve, Members will be required to consent to a National Service Criminal History Check.

1. Complete and submit a full, two-part application:

  • AmeriCorps Application Online 
  • Complete a Notre Dame Supplemental Application 

2. Submit one of the following Educational…

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