Academic Tutor – Winchester

My name is Sarah Berkley and I am a recent graduate of the School Psychology program at Tufts. I am currently looking for an academic tutor for my 16-year-old cousin in Winchester, MA. She will be entering the eleventh grade this fall and we are looking for someone to meet with her once or twice a week (for an hour to two hours depending) to help with academic coursework, as well as executive functioning skills such as time management, study skills, and organizational techniques. Details such as rate, meeting space, and scheduling can be discussed. If you are interested or would like to discuss further, please reach out to my aunt, Maureen Berkley, by phone at 781-910-9749 or by email at mberkley@meredithmanagement.com.

Library Data Assistant

Job Description: The Library Data Assistant will support growing needs in social science data and research data through Tisch Library. They will work closely with the Social Science Data Librarian and Research Data Librarian to provide assistance in a variety of areas. The position will offer extensive training and opportunities for growth for a candidate interested in expanding knowledge and skills in pedagogy around technology and data skills, finding and using data, and other related areas. This position will work 5-10 hours/week with flexible hours.

Job Functions

Support curricular needs in UEP, Economics, Psychology and other social science by: 

  • building online tutorials for data sources, data visualization tools and other tools to support flipped classroom and experiential learning, under guidance from the social science data librarian
  • researching tools and sources as requested across a range of disciplines
  • assisting in teaching and individual consultations as needed, under guidance fromthe social science data librarian

Support Software and Data Carpentry [link: https://carpentries.org/] efforts by 

  • (a) participating in software and data carpentry as an instructor or helper, depending on experience
  • (b) supporting the workshops by performing tasks like creating the website and handling registration (requires functional knowledge of github, html and css); 
  • (c) work with admin on logistical needs for workshops 

Salary: $20/hr

Requirements: 

  • enrollment in a Tufts graduate program 
  • moderate to advanced experience in finding data, cleaning and analyzing data, programming and/or statistics; and interest in actively expanding skills.  
  • experience with teaching, building learning objects, or interest in developing pedagogical skills 
  • strong attention to detail
  • ability to work independently and collaborate with others  
  • good communication skills, both written and oral
  • commitment to accessibility and supporting representation, equity and inclusion in data, pedagogy and higher education

Hours available: 

This position will be 5-10 hours per week. Shifts and hours are flexible between 9 and 5, Monday to Friday.

Apply: https://tischlibrary.tufts.edu/about-us/library-jobs-students/tisch-library-data-assistant

Religious School Teachers Needed at Temple Shalom in Medford for 2019-2020

Are you creative with children?  Do you have camp/classroom/youth group experience in a Jewish setting?  Are you capable of teaching Hebrew reading and prayers?  If the answer to any or all of these questions is “yes”, then please apply for a teacher position with us, and send a cover letter and resume to rsdirector@templeshalommedford.org.

Our synagogue school meets on Sunday, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and Wednesday, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.  Current teacher openings are for 2 day per week classes that meet on Sunday morning and Wednesday afternoon; and one teacher’s assistant position for Sunday morning.  Curriculum subjects vary by grade, and may include:  Hebrew, Prayer, Holidays, Bible, Israel, History and Mitzvot (obligations).

Candidates should be excited to teach children, have a strong Jewish background, and be willing to collaborate on lesson planning (follow a written curriculum and submit a lesson plan prior to class).  Temple Shalom is a Conservative Movement affiliated synagogue, in the metropolitan North of Boston area.  We offer teacher support, generous compensation, a relaxed setting and small student groups.  Candidates will need a car for transportation, ideally, although we are approximately a 30-minute walk from Tufts University; we help coordinate and provide carpools among Tufts teachers.

Playgroup Facilitator

Organization: Somerville Family Learning Collaborative (SFLC), Department of Family and Community Engagement for Somerville Public Schools

Description: The “Playgroup Facilitator” supports the implementation of developmentally appropriate playgroups for children ages birth-5. The Facilitator is responsible for the day-to-day running of playgroups ensuring the provision of a safe, welcoming and active learning environment for all children and their families.

Hours: Part Time 12-18.75 hour per week pending applicant availability
Salary: $22.97 per hour

Location: 42 Prescott Street, Somerville, MA

To learn more and apply, please visit: https://www.schoolspring.com/jobs/job.cfm?jid=3156999&

Graduate Assistant – Digital Learning Assistant

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Education

The graduate assistant will support faculty and the director of online programs in the development of course materials and other resources for the new online Master of Arts in Teaching program.  The role will provide experience on how online courses are developed and the different teaching methods and pedagogies utilized in online instruction.

The primary duties of the graduate assistant include:

  • Assisting faculty in identifying and locating digital resources for use in instruction, including assisting with copyright clearance approval.
  • Assisting in the development of content for use in online courses under the direction of faculty and the online program director.
  • Reviewing content to ensure it meets technical requirements and design standards as set forth by the program and its third-party course production partner.
  • Assist the program director with the creation of student handbooks and other program documentation
  • Work with the program media team on the development of any course or faculty development content.

Desired Skills

  • Strong writing, analytical, and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience creating documentation and writing concisely to explain a concept or task
  • Ability to generate creative solutions to potential problems
  • Ability to communicate effectively with faculty and students
  • Familiarity with media/digital design such as creating multimedia presentations, and sourcing royalty-free images.
  • Comfortable with using and generating content with MS Office Suite, Adobe, Google Apps.
  • Willing to learn and troubleshoot new technologies.

Start Date: Immediate, up to 10 hours a week.

Interested Candidates can contact Rebecca Petersen at rebecca.petersen@tufts.edu

Sunday School Teachers Wanted for Jewish Humanistic Judaism Congregation in Cambridge

Kahal B’raira (KB) is looking to hire Sunday school teachers! 

KB is a small and welcoming, Jewish Humanist congregation in Cambridge. We are committed to liberal Judaism and Humanist values and are hoping to find teachers to engage our students in Jewish history, traditions, literature, ethics, and music. We are looking for teachers for 14 Sunday mornings during the 2019-2020 school year. 

Our classes are mixed ages, with a two-year cycle of curriculum focusing on four aspects of Humanistic Judaism: Identity, Community, Caring, and Acceptance of Diversity. We are looking for teachers who are creative, organized, and collaborative and that have experience teaching and a basic familiarity with Jewish concepts. College students, retirees, and those in-between welcome! Check out our school website at https://kahalbraira.org/programs/.


To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Sophia Brion Meisels, Education Director, at eddirector@kahalbraira.org.

Curious about the job/congregation, but hesitant to apply? Reach out to Tufts School Psych grad student, Amanda Zimmerman, a current KB staff member and former KB student — amanda.zimmermn@tufts.edu

Fall 2019 Internship – Documentary Educational Resources

Documentary Educational Resources ( DER ) is the only independent 501(c)(3) non-profit
organization fostering creation, preservation, and engagement in cross-cultural
documentary film. We connect filmmakers, educators and source communities through
production support, distribution, and access to non-fiction media.

We have a variety of film distribution and marketing/outreach projects that can be tailored to interns’ specific skills and interests. The internship provides a great opportunity to learn
about the changing business of educational media distribution and the history of
documentary film in a small, friendly office atmosphere.


POSSIBLE DUTIES INCLUDE:
■ Participate in marketing strategy and promotion of new releases.
■ Submit films to film festivals, academic journals, and conferences.
■ Assist in social media outreach.
■ Participate in film acquisitions meetings.
■ Assist staff members in creating mailing and other marketing lists.
■ Occasional general office tasks (I,e answer phone, pack DVD orders, etc)
Interns must be able to commit a minimum of 15 hours/week (days and times are flexible).


This internship is unpaid, but course credit is available.


Above all, an interest in documentary film, educational resources and global cultures, and
an eagerness to learn. Background/interest in education and/or anthropology a plus!
Additionally:
■ Strong written and oral communication skills.
■ Must be able to work independently according to instruction.
■ Experience using social media platforms (I.e Facebook, Instagram, Twitter).
■ Proficiency in Google Suite and Microsoft Office. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite applications, especially Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator a plus, Filemaker or other databases, but not necessary.


Interested candidates should send a one page cover letter of interest and resume to
jobs@der.org .

Instructional Math Coach – Saint John Paul ll Catholic Academy – Dorchester, MA

Teacher Development:

  • Assist teachers in designing and implementing lesson plans that reflect the use of Best Practices and are correlated to the Math Common Core State Standards for the purpose of providing instruction that will increase academic achievement.
  • Provide model lessons for teachers for the purpose of identifying effective instructional practices.
  • Assist teachers with Math Curriculum scope, sequence, and pacing.
  • Facilitate/provide onsite professional development sessions.
  • Assist teachers with facilitating continuous assessment of student progress.

Data:

  • Guide and assist grade levels in analyzing test data for the purpose of planning instruction that targets identified needs.
  • Assist teachers in using flexible student groupings for the purpose of providing opportunities to accelerate academic performance.

Leadership:

  • Work with Academy’s Leadership team to develop and implement a math professional development plan to support academic achievement.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree preferred with at least 3 years coaching experience.
  • Massachusetts licensure: Elementary (1-6) or Mathematics (1-6) (5-8)

Work Experience

  • Experience in urban school communities.
  • Excellent organizational, planning and implementation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and strong interpersonal skills with teachers, students and colleagues.
  • Prior experience with data analysis/management

For more information visit: https://www.sjp2ca.org/the-academy/employment/

Fall Data Science Fellowship Opportunity

Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship.

Who Should Apply: Anyone who has already obtained a masters or PhD degree or who is within one year of graduating with a masters or PhD is welcome to apply. Applications from international students are welcome. Everyone else is encouraged to sign-up for a future session.

Locations: In addition to the below in-person locations, we will have a remote online session:

  • New York City
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Boston
  • Washington, DC.

Dates: All sections will be from 2019-09-16 to 2019-11-08.

Application Link: https://www.thedataincubator.com/fellowship.html#apply?ref=wZWR1Y2F0aW9uQHR1ZnRzLmVkdQo=

Early Deadline: 2019-07-08.
Regular Deadline: 2019-07-15.
We are assessing and interviewing candidates who apply for the Early Deadline first and then based on remaining availability, will take candidates who applied for the Regular Deadline on a first-come first-serve basis.

Data Science in 30 minutes: Learn how to build a data-science project in our upcoming free Data Science in 30-minutes webcast. Signup soon as space is limited.

Learn More: You can learn about our fellows at The New York Times, LinkedIn, Amazon, Capital One, or Palantir. To read about our latest fellow alumni, check out our blog. To learn more about The Data Incubator, check us out on Venture Beat, The Next Web, or Harvard Business Review.