9th and 10th Grade Math/Humanities Tutor

Published

08/06/2018

Start Date

10/01/2018

End Date

12/14/2018

Times of day

Weekday Afternoons

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Codman Academy Charter Public School
637 Washington St.
Dorchester
MA
02124
United States

Description

Codman Academy Charter Public School (K1-12, 350 students) is a nationally recognized leader in innovative urban education, including our unique partnership and shared facility with Codman Square Community Health Center in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood.


As an EL Education school, our mission is to provide an outstanding, transformative education to prepare students for success in college, further education and beyond. We educate the whole student: mind, body, and character. With the city and world as our classroom, we build a school community rich in rigorous academics and daily experiences of discovery. We continue to support our alumni in realizing their potential after graduation.


OPPORTUNITY SUMMARY:

Codman Academy Charter Public School is seeking Math and Humanities Tutor candidates to provide individualized instruction to Grade 9 or Grade 10 students. Successful candidates have prior experience in tutoring and behavior management, and with special needs students and English Language Learners. If you are interested in becoming an educator, volunteering as a Tutor is a great way to sharpen your teaching skills while getting to know the inner workings of schools.


ALL CODMAN ACADEMY TEAM MEMBERS BELIEVE IN:

  • Rigor and High Quality: As a small, college preparatory school, we have high intellectual and character expectations for our students and our staff. We believe in the American Youth Foundation’s motto, “My own self, at my very best, all the time.”  As an EL Education Credentialed School our demanding academic curriculum is based on EL’s design principles; students engage in experiential learning across disciplines. Exemplifying this approach, Humanities Department Chair Sydney Chaffee was named 2017 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year.


  • Social Justice and Serving our Community: We value learning through meaningful experiences that affect our daily lives. We look to be active members in our community and expect the same from our students. Walk Boston awarded former Science Teacher Maggie Sachs Mahmood the Golden Shoe Award for using the study of velocity and physics to improve pedestrian safety in Codman Square. The Community Service-Learning Advisory Council awarded the Service Learning Teacher Award to Equity Coordinator Lisa Graustein.


  • Integrated Health and Education: CACPS is co-located with our founding partner, the Codman Square Health Center. Together we’ve formed Codman2, an innovative partnership that aims at improving the physical, mental, and socio-emotional health of our community. Our partnership earned the first Mayoral Prize in Innovation in Health Care. CACPS also earned the Gold-Level Massachusetts School Wellness Award, which noted a high level of student involvement in the wellness program, coordination with the Codman Square Health Center, and exemplary whole school approach to fostering wellness.


Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Report to mandatory training sessions prior to working with students
  • Report to the school upon arrival at the school building, arriving 30 minutes early to plan lessons, review all materials, and ensure preparedness before the students arrive in the classroom
  • Implement instructional guide outlined in lesson plans and grade students on preparation, engagement, and ability to complete lessons each session
  • Create and maintain a positive learning environment in the classroom
  • Report all student incidents, including injuries, accidents, illnesses, and behavioral problems
  • Work with other tutors in a team setting, and receive and implement professional development and constructive feedback provided by the Tutorial Coordinator
  • Must be willing to use Codman Academy’s expeditionary teaching methods and enforce Codman Academy’s Habits of Learning and Scholarship


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to maintain a positive instructional atmosphere in the classroom
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate lessons in a classroom setting
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and staff
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work


Required: High School Diploma, Satisfactory CORI (Criminal Records check). Those with a major in Education are encouraged to volunteer, but an Education major or degree is not necessary. Tutors must be available to volunteer from 3:30pm to 5:15pm on a Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday cycle, from the week of October 1 to the week of December 10.


Preferred: Prior experience working with children and/or adolescents; fluency in Spanish or Haitian/Cape Verdean Creole may also be beneficial.

How To Apply

shakim@codmanacademy.org

Submit resume to the contact listed below. All resumes will be screened and selected candidates will participate in an in-person interview process.


HOW TO APPLY:

Send your resume and cover letter to Sahar Hakim (shakim@codmanacademy.org).


NON-DISCRIMINATION SUMMARY:

Codman Academy does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, age, disability, sex/gender, gender identity, religious beliefs, national origin, ancestry, retaliation, sexual orientation, genetics or military status and does not tolerate any form of discrimination, intimidation, threat, coercion, and/or harassment that insults the dignity of others by interfering with their freedom to learn and work.


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