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The Pen-Stars Program is expanding to more schools starting this fall…

We are seeking dedicated, energetic, patient and caring candidates for the position of Part-Time After School Enrichment Teacher who can work equally well with children and adults.

Description:

  • This is a part-time temp to perm position ranging from 4-10 hours per week
  • Classes are offered 1-5 days a week from 2:30 – 4:30pm for up to 10 weeks
  • We will provide training, curriculum, supplies and all materials to teach the program
  • This is a most suited position for graduate students, current education students, substitute teachers, and stay-home-moms with education backgrounds.
  • This position requires traveling to schools within Fairfield County

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Travel to designated schools in time with all the materials needed to teach the program
  • Deliver clear and engaging instructions using the curriculum
  • Be actively engaged with kids to understand where they need help and work with them in those areas
  • Supervise children to ensure their safety and well-being
  • Work with the Director to create schedule, curriculum and weekly lesson plans
  • Send a progress report to the Director after each class to review and accordingly plan for the following classes

Qualifications:

  • ¬†Must have one year experience working with children, ages 5-12, in groups of 10 or more
  • Strong classroom management skills with the ability to run the classroom alone
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain a high-quality, fun, caring, and engaging learning environment
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to attract and retain children’s attention
  • Ability to assess and solve problems associated with elementary school children

Compensation:

$15-$20 DOE