Part-time Lead Instructors

Empow Studios teaches kids 7-15 years old in STEM in classes after school and weekends, and in camps during the summer throughout the Greater Boston area. Our topics include coding, robotics, video game design, film & animation, digital design, and Minecraft.

STEM Instructors teach one tech class of typically 10 students per week and ensure that students have a great time learning and building cool stuff.

$17-$30 per hour. This is a part-time role during the school year and full-time during the summer.

For more information, click here. The application form can be found here

Specialized Instructional Assistant Needed at Harrington Elementary (Lexington)

Lexington Public Schools is looking to hire a Specialized Instructional Assistant for the DLP program at Harrington Elementary in Lexington. The DLP is the Developmental Learning Program and serves students who have intellectual impairments as well as a variety of comorbid diagnoses. 

Job:

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For more information and to apply for this position, visit https://lps.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1009#.

Hingham Public Schools Opportunities

Substitute Teachers

Substitute Teacher positions for the 2022-2023 school year at all levels (K- grade 12).  All Substitute Teacher positions are on an “as needed” basis.  Responsible for in-person instruction of students during teacher absences, dependent on needs, while supporting students in meeting their academic goals.  Competent proficiency to instruct students, preferred.  Undergraduate degree, preferred.

Compensation is currently $113/day (first 10 shifts, not required to be successive), increase to $125/day (after 10 shifts completed), compensation increases with short term assignments (between 40 and 90 days).  Applicants may request specific grade levels (elementary, middle school and/or high school) for placement.  This is a great resume builder!

Paraeducators

Hingham Public Schools is looking for candidates to fill Paraeducator positions for the 2022-2023 school year.  Primary responsibilities include supporting students in general education and special education classes to meet their academic and organizational goals. Ideal candidates are flexible, reliable, compassionate, energetic, patient, and willing to learn.

Paraeducator positions are available in a variety of shifts:  full-time, part-time or substitute.  Compensation for full and part-time positions is $17.45/hour, potentially higher if experienced.  Compensation for substitute Paraeducators is $15.75/hour.

Multiple positions are available at all levels (K-12).  Applicants may request specific grade levels (elementary, middle school and/or high school) for placement, if there is a preference. 

To apply, contact:  Susan M. D’Amato, Esq., Director of Human Resources, at sdamato@hinghamschools.org or click on HR Job Opportunities for application and criminal background check requirements.

English Language Learner Substitute Teacher Needed for Fessenden School

About Us

The Fessenden School is an all boys independent day and boarding school serving 525 students in Pre-Kindergarten through 9th Grade in West Newton, MA. The Fessenden School’s mission is to cultivate each boy’s talents and develop in balance his character, mind, and body in an inclusive and joyful community. For more than 100 years, The Fessenden School has offered state-of-the-art facilities, curriculum, and programs specifically designed to meet the educational needs of boys.

Position Summary

The Fessenden School’s Upper School seeks an English Language Learner (ELL) Substitute Teacher for students who typically have intermediate proficiency in English for Grades 5-9. The ELL Substitute Teacher is responsible for teaching 3 classes of 8-10 boys in English, history and language, being a member of one of the Upper School grade teams, and teaching small group ELL tutorials as assigned.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Teach and stay current with curriculum and 21st century learning
  • Incorporate project based learning, educational technology, differentiated learning and cultural competency in lessons
  • Collaborate and facilitate character education and service learning programs with Upper School Head 
  • Exemplify the School’s mission and community principles, including honesty, respect and compassion 
  • Participate in and help facilitate all division and grade level activities and meetings
  • Coach a sport and/ or supervise sports study hall as assigned
  • Collaborate with colleagues within grade level, division, department and student support services, including the Learning Resources Department
  • Maintain all documentation connected with the curriculum and students
  • Attend faculty meetings; typically on Mondays from 4:30pm to 5:45pm
  • Attend professional development meetings; three 8:30am to 4:00pm and three 3:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance
  • Maintain current CPR/AED & first aid certification and child abuse prevention training
  • Other duties as assigned

Schedule

  • Monday to Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or related subject
  • One or two years of experience working with English Language Learners
  • Ability to develop and provide differentiated instruction to meet learning needs of a range of students
  • Enthusiasm and communication skills to engage boys and build meaningful relationships
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills to manage and control a classroom
  • Ability to perform critical thinking, organization, prioritization and problem solving with minimal supervision
  • Ability to serve in a diverse community of colleagues, students and parents
  • Demonstrated commitment to inclusion, justice, diversity and equity
  • A commitment to boys and boys’ education

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Master’s degree in education or related subject

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that are essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. The requirements for performing the duties of this position are as follows: 

  • Frequently required to walk, stand, sit, talk, and hear 
  • Regularly required to bend, stoop, crouch and/or kneel
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25 pounds
  • Majority of work is performed in a school/classroom environment, and the noise level in the environment is usually moderate.

To Apply

Submit an application through Fessenden’s Career Site. Please include a resume, cover letter and references.

Tutors & Academic Coaches Needed – $60/hr

Lotus Learning LLC is currently seeking tutors and executive function coaches who can provide remote, in-home, and in-school services to students in the Greater Boston area.  Compensation starts at $60/hour. This is an independent contractor position, with flexible, part-time hours.

Lotus Learning is a growing tutoring and academic coaching business with a focus on serving the whole student; our tutors not only teach content but also provide support with essential success skills, including planning, organization, goal-setting, study skills, self-care and more.  We are looking for tutors and coaches who are passionate about their area of expertise, sensitive to different learning styles, and capable of working independently to promote student growth.

For more information, visit our website at www.lotuslearning.net

Requirements for Lotus Learning tutors:

• College degree (bachelor’s degree or higher) 

• Ability to tutor multiple high-school subjects or an elementary education specialty (i.e. literacy, math) — elementary opportunities are limited.

• Ability to make and manage your own schedules

• Availability during after-school and evening hours

• Willingness to commit to tutoring for the entire 2022-23 academic year.

• Car preferred but not required

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume and cover letter to info@lotuslearning.net

In your cover letter, please indicate:

1) the high school-level subjects you can teach;

2) any previous teaching experience;

3) the days and times of the week when you would be available to tutor; and

4) whether or not you have a car.

Experienced Outdoor, Early Childhood Educator

Cooperative Forest School

Cooperative forest school is a new forest school morning program in Stoneham, MA for children ages 2-6, in the process of state-licensing with the Department of Early Education and Care.  

We are committed to the principles of community care, collaborative play, exploration, nurturing and environmental stewardship. United by a commitment to play-based outdoor education, we came together amidst the COVID-19 pandemic to create a much needed community and a deliberate and safer learning environment for our children.  Coop Forest School has a modified cooperative structure involving the caregivers and parents involved.

We are looking for an Experienced, Early Childhood Outdoor Educator to join our adventure in care and community and to lead our program, 3-5 days a week. 

Duties

  • Lead the Cooperative Forest School program 3-5 mornings per week during the school year, alongside a co-teacher. 
  • Make sure children are safe and supported
  • Observe children’s behavior and learning, and foster problem solving, collaboration, confidence building and imagination by providing scaffolding experiential learning based on those observations
  • Maintain visual and auditory supervision of children at all times to ensure their safety in the forest and on any field trips
  • Help children resolve and negotiate conflicts when they arise; support development of self-regulation, impulse control and coping mechanisms through supporting conflict resolution; use consistent techniques in guiding children’s behavior
  • Develop strong positive partnerships with families, students, and possible co-teachers
  • Use positive, appropriate and supportive language with children
  • Embrace a wide variety of weather conditions as pedagogical inspiration 
  • Coordinate with parent-organizers on planning, preparation and organization.

Qualifications

  • Experience in early childhood education and/or outdoor/nature education programs  
  • Strong emotional intelligence, including empathy and listening skill set
  • Loves working with young children and is energetic and passionate about working one-on-one with children, as well as with groups of children
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of hazards and risk assessment as related to the environments of young children
  • Able to work cooperatively and collaboratively in an all outdoor, forest setting, and open and flexible to new ideas
  • Dedication to place-based education and a passion for exploring the natural environment. Working knowledge of local flora, fauna, and seasonal changes is a plus!
  • Physically able to walk up to 2 miles a day, in all weather, and lift objects of up to 50lbs.
  • Current Emergency First Aid and Child CPR certificate; (or willing to obtain quickly)
  • Comfortable with meeting children where they are on a given day.
  • Reliable transportation. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Formal studies in the core subjects of Early Childhood Education 
  • At least one to two years preschool teaching experience
  • Knowledge of forestry, environmentalism, conservation, herbology, any and all Earth based / nature based wisdom or knowledge 

Salary: Competitive, and Based upon Experience, starting at $22 /hour

Cooperative Forest School is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to building a diverse, inclusive staff reflective of our community. We especially encourage applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color, people with disabilities, and members of the LGTBQIA+ community.

How to apply: Send a 1) resume and 2) cover letter describing your teaching philosophy and 3) three references to Mary Jirmanus Saba cooperativeforestschool@riseup.net or mjirmanus@riseup.net 
Note: We are working to keep our children and extended families and communities as safe as possible. To this end, we are following a layered protections system. We will ask all children and educators to wear high quality masks at all times. We will also keep a community care agreement where we update one another of COVID exposures and symptoms, and plan to implement surveillance testing. We are committed to fair labor practices. This includes COVID pay in case of exposure, quarantine or illness. 

Math and Science Teaching positions

Please use the links below to find more information about teaching positions available in Winchester, MA.

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