Agassiz Baldwin Community is a place that nurtures individual growth and creativity, builds
connections, and serves as a forum for community advocacy. We believe in: welcoming and including everyone; lifelong learning; and fostering a culture of creativity and cooperation. Learn more at agassiz.org.
Afterschool Teachers lead developmentally appropriate and engaging activities
and lessons in visual arts, sports, cooking, math, science, and more for our K
and 1st-5th Grade Afterschool Programs.
Agassiz Baldwin Community Kindergarten and 1st-5th Grade Afterschool
Programs serve local children and their families. Teachers present activities
during community meetings and children make decisions about how they spend
their time after school. Past activities include organized sports and games,
jewelry making, philosophy, origami, gymnastics, juggling, batik, fashion design,
gardening, cooking, and more!
We are located at 20 Sacramento Street, a large Victorian house in Cambridge,
MA with access to a beautiful backyard and art studio space at Maud Morgan
Arts. The 1st-5th Grade Afterschool is run out of the Maria L. Baldwin School with
access to the Sacramento Field and Alden Park. The majority of parking is
available to residents of the city; use of public transportation is encouraged.
• Have at least one year of experience working with children age 4-11
• Demonstrate excellence in developing activities with an emphasis on
collaboration and community building for groups of 10-12 children
o Be available for the full school year
o First Aid/CPR Certification (ABC provides opportunity)
• Teamwork: problem-solve with team to support positive impact on youth
and their families, demonstrate flexibility (ex.) openness to teaching all
types of activities depending on program needs)
• Communication and Understanding: share and receive different
perspectives to understand diverse needs of staff, youth, and their families
• Inclusion: ongoing personal reflection around biases including but not
limited to racial and gender equity
• Social Emotional Learning: receive training on and use Nurtured Heart
Approach when working with program youth
Schedule: 20 hrs/week from 2-6pm Monday-Friday with additional hours for
meetings, events, school vacations weeks, and Outback Summer Program
Benefits (after 90 days, at least 20 hours/week): vision and dental insurance,
retirement plan, commuter benefits, paid sick time, continued education
opportunities, reduced tuition for children’s programming
How to Apply: Interested candidates should email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants may provide a cover letter, resumé, and/or other supporting materials
reflective of their strengths for our consideration. Applicants selected to move
forward in the interview process will be contacted by a member of the hiring
team. No phone calls, please.
Children’s Programs staff join us from all walks of life yet have a common
interest in work that is professional, child-focused, consistent, and part-time. We
are an inclusive community and artists, musicians, coaches, semi-retired
individuals, caregivers, college and graduate students, etc. are all encouraged to
apply. We strongly believe in the value of diversity and aim to build a team that
represents people of many races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual
orientations, ages, and those who do not speak English as their first language.
Employment is dependent on completing a background and fingerprint check.
Agassiz Baldwin Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).