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Americorps Volunteer Teacher

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Our Sisters' School
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New Bedford, MA

Our Sisters' School


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Published 1 month ago

Recurring
August 2, 2021
8:00am EDT
Weekdays
Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

We are seeking energetic, enthusiastic and talented individuals to join our staff as AmeriCorps Volunteer Teachers. OSS classroom teachers serve as role models for OSS students through teaching, supervising, coaching, tutoring, and mentoring, while ensuring excellence in academic and interpersonal achievement for all our students. Qualifications/Skills:  Bachelors degree and history of success in academics required  Experience working with children/youth of different socio-economic & cultural backgrounds preferred  Involvement in athletics, clubs and/or community service activities preferred  Strong public speaking and written and verbal communication skills  Excellent interpersonal skills  Superior organization and time management skills  Portuguese or Spanish bilingual preferred  Proficiency with computers and software programs, especially Microsoft Office, email, and Internet research skills preferred Our Sisters' School, Inc. employs personnel of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, and sexual preference to all the rights, privileges and activities generally accorded or made available to personnel at the school. Updated 12/2/2013 Responsibilities:  Teach core academic and/or enrichment classes, and assess and report on student progress  Coach and direct after school athletic programs and clubs  Supervise evening study and grade-level field trips  Oversee other staff duties such as morning meeting, student lunches, and passing periods; professional responsibilities for community spaces and coordination/coverage for school activities  Assist OSS with building and refining the infrastructure and culture of our school  Effectively manage classroom environment and supervise student activities  Support development of grade level curriculum, including developing lesson plans and pacing guides  Serve as advisor and advocate for an assigned group of students  Collaborate with lead teachers to ensure that students receive remediation and support as needed  Attend academic events with students and families during the school day, in the evenings, and on weekends throughout the school year as requested  Collaborate with colleagues at grade level, subject area, faculty, staff and committee meetings and staff retreats  Attend events to conduct recruiting/outreach for students, teachers and volunteers, and to raise support for the school  Represent OSS at community fundraisers and events as requested  Assist with Student Recruitment  Other duties as assigned Compensation:  Housing & utilities provided by the school  Monthly $325.00 living allowance, August through June, provided by the school  Lunches provided by school families, and a $150.00 monthly food/expense stipend provided by the school  AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion of one year of service in the program. This award can be used to pay back federal student loans or for graduate-school tuition (Award was $5550.00 for 2013-2014. See www.americorps.org for additional information and restrictions and current award amounts).  Employer offered health insurance and dental coverage  YMCA membership (membership provided by the school following application for financial assistance)  Paid Time Off (PTO) in accordance with OSS personnel policies

We are seeking energetic, enthusiastic and talented individuals to join our staff as AmeriCorps Volunteer Teachers. OSS classroom teachers serve as role models for OSS students through teaching, supervising, coaching, tutoring, and…

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  • Stipend Provided
  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available

Location

Our Sisters' School

New Bedford, MA

How to Apply

Send your resume to Sarah Herman, Head of School: Sherman@oursistersschool.org

Send your resume to Sarah Herman, Head of School: Sherman@oursistersschool.org

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