Nanny in Somerville

Union Sq-area, Somerville family is looking for an experienced babysitter to watch a 22-month old boy and (less frequently) his big sister, who is 5 years old and is in school. 
The ideal candidate has great references, can drive, has a lot of energy, and enjoys being outdoors. Our son loves to go to the playground, bike, play with trucks, and be silly. We need someone who is flexible and can pitch in with both kids, help with laundry, keep our kids on schedule, and assist with diapers, meals, and hopefully potty-training soon. 
We are fairly flexible on hours, but ask for applicants who can manage a big chunk of time in the mornings or afternoons so we can work.

Salary is commensurate with experience, but starts at a minimum of $18/hour. Please contact andrea.b.snyder@gmail.com if you’re interested and available to start in April! 

Andrea Snyder

646-675-4451

FT Live-in Nanny in Wellesley

Description: Full-time (40 hours/week) live-in nanny needed to care for our 19-month-old boy in Wellesley, MA. Room and board included. Pay is weekly, and negotiable. Bonuses also available.

Responsibilities: Feeding, playing, reading, diaper/wardrobe changing, naps, walks within neighborhood. Light housework includes: simple cooking, cleaning baby dishes, cleaning baby toys, and baby laundry.

Priorities: Providing an engaging, caring, and safe environment.

Qualifications: A caring, organized, and responsible adult. Recent college graduates are welcome and encouraged. Perfect for someone looking to make a living while figuring out their next step or pursuing a career in childcare/education.

*We observe best practices regarding COVID-19. – PPE (which we can provide), monitoring activities outside of the home, etc. We ask the same of our candidate.

About our family: We are a fun and caring professional household, serious about our son’s care, safety, and development. Both parents work full-time in Boston. We hope to add a nanny that feels part of the family. For inquiries please contact:

Beth Brown at 617-501-4424 or babrown0910@gmail.com

Chuck Brown at 617-645-3356 or chuckbrown222@gmail.com

Learning Coach Fellow

  • Rate: $25,000/ year
  • Location: Lynn, MA
  • Start Date: June 2020- June 2021
  • Contract Type: Fellowship
  • Building Audacity
  • Building Audacity was started in 2019 to build power for youth and communities of color in the Greater Boston area. We listen deeply to our youth and communities about the types of change they wish to see and provide them the tools, resources, and connections to lead that change. More specifically, we:
  • Support youth-led change: We deliver our community organizing curriculum, advise on change campaign strategies, and provide funding and resources for youth-led campaigns. We are currently supporting a number of youth-led change projects addressing a number of issues, including hunger and food security, child and maternal health, racial justice, and town governance structures. For example, we are supporting Athena in developing a platform to connect black, indigenous, and mothers of color with birth work and doula resources.
  • Train adults to support youth-led change: We offer trainings to adult youth workers to understand restorative justice practices and approaches to developing curricula that affirm the identities of youth of color. We have worked with organizations like City Year and the Orlando Neighborhood Improvement Corporation.
  • Reimagine public education: Our Jean Charles Academy (JCA) program provides an interdisciplinary education that centers the experiences of black and Latinx students.

About Jean Charles Academy

JCA was created to offer learning opportunities that would center the experiences and assets of black, Latinx, and students and families of color. In an increasingly global world, multilingualism and multiliteracy should be seen as assets, yet public education models still focus on getting students who speak other languages ready for English-only classes. JCA offers a dual language model where students will graduate with academic mastery in two languages and where students who speak languages other than English will be celebrated—not seen as disadvantaged. JCA began offering virtual learning resources in Spring 2020, responding to the requests from local students and families for culturally and linguistically appropriate learning resources while in-person schooling is suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. JCA students are able to take academic courses with an English or Spanish curriculum and receive instruction in their home languages.

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NYC Teaching Positions – The Lang School

The Lang School (thelangschool.org) is a progressive independent school located in lower Manhattan serving grades K-12. Our high potential and gifted learners also have learning challenges – dyslexia, ADHD, anxiety, high-functioning autism. These twice-exceptional (“2e”) learners have a unique set of social-emotional and intellectual needs. We meet students where they are and empower them achieve their next levels of excellence with research-based supports & a robust Talent Development Program.

Our mission is to create a safe and engaging learning environment for students with an emphasis on creative thinking and assets-based approaches. Our students are both unique and diverse, and we seek out and celebrate diversity in our community – in our identities (race, ethnicity, gender expression, socioeconomic status), as well as our backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

Teaching vacancies: Middle School Science, High School Social Studies, K/1 Classroom, Partner Teachers (3).

  • The MS Science Teacher will teach biology, earth science, beginning chemistry, and agricultural science. The MS science teacher will also lead our gardening program, which spans grades K-12.
  • The HS History Teacher will teach World History, US History, European History, Contemporary History & Political Science in our upper school, largely at a college level. The HS Social Studies Teacher will be a lead for civic engagement and social justice discussions and actions schoolwide.
  • The Kindergarten/1st Grade Co-Teacher will work in our bridge K/1 class. Though technically an early childhood position, teachers in this position must be prepared to deliver content at a high level due to the strengths of our precocious learners.
  • The Hyflex Partner Teachers will work closely with our veteran lead teachers to deliver instruction across content areas, working mostly with our remote students. This is an entry-level position for certified teachers who have experience, or demonstrated interest, with exceptional learners. Our Partner Teachers will be in-person at Lang though the bulk of their teaching will be delivered remotely. We need two MS 6-8 and one Childhood K-5 Hyflex Partners.

These positions are for in-person instruction and will start August 23, 2021.

Part Time Math MCAS Teacher

BAA Job Posting For Spring 2021

Reports to:  Academic Dean

The Boston Arts Academy is looking for an Math MCAS teacher for Feb 22 – May 21, 2021. 

The Boston Arts Academy is Boston’s only public high school for the visual and performing arts, providing a competitive artistic and academic program for just under 500 students. It is a joint project of the Professional Arts Consortium, Inc., ( Berklee College of Music, Boston Architectural Center, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Emerson College, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts, and New England Conservatory) and the Boston Public Schools. Boston Arts Academy serves as a laboratory and a beacon for artistic and academic innovation, preparing a diverse community of aspiring artist scholars to be successful in their college or professional careers and to be engaged members of a democratic society.

BAA is also a Pilot School and a member of the Boston Pilot Schools Network, a group of Boston Public Schools that, by union contract, have been granted increased autonomy and flexibility to be laboratories of educational innovation.  This includes the right to extend the school day and year for both faculty and students.

Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare MCAS Math skills lessons, under the guidance of the Math department chair and Academic Dean. 
  2. Hours:  1 position: 11am –  3:30 five days per week; 1 position – 12:15 – 3:30 five days per week. 
  3. Assist in Algebra class 11:00 – 12noon. 
  4. Provide small or large group instruction daily: 
    • 12:15 – 12:45
    • 12:45 – 1:15
    • 2:40 – 3:30
    • Possibly 3:30 – 4pm
  • Instruction is currently virtual/through zoom
  1. Assess students’ skills and assignments. 
  2. Communicate assessment results with  Algebra teachers and BAA administration. 
  3. Take attendance. 
  4. Meet weekly with the Academic Dean. 

Qualifications:  

Required: 

  • Some college coursework. 
  • Knowledge in or experience with the MCAS exam and skills required for proficiency. 
  • Available to work in the U.S.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Teacher Licensure in Mathematics. 
  • Familiarity with or proficiency in tech tools used to support remote learning. 
  • Ability to work with students with disabilities and language needs.
  • Demonstration of competency in spoken and written English. 
  • Ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Commitment to the arts as an important element in a complete education.
  • Commitment to cultural, ethnic and linguistic diversity as an important element in a complete education.
  • Fluency in another language other than English, particularly Spanish or Haitian Creole.
  • Familiarity and experience with urban settings.

Applicants: Please email resume and cover letter with “Math MCAS Intervention Position” in the subject line: jbautista@bostonartsacademy.org and cflaherty@bostonartsacademy.org 

Part Time ELA MCAS Teacher

BAA Job Posting For Spring 2021

Reports to:  Academic Dean

The Boston Arts Academy is looking for an ELA MCAS teacher for Feb 22 – May 21, 2021. 

The Boston Arts Academy is Boston’s only public high school for the visual and performing arts, providing a competitive artistic and academic program for just under 500 students. It is a joint project of the Professional Arts Consortium, Inc., ( Berklee College of Music, Boston Architectural Center, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Emerson College, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts, and New England Conservatory) and the Boston Public Schools. Boston Arts Academy serves as a laboratory and a beacon for artistic and academic innovation, preparing a diverse community of aspiring artist scholars to be successful in their college or professional careers and to be engaged members of a democratic society.

BAA is also a Pilot School and a member of the Boston Pilot Schools Network, a group of Boston Public Schools that, by union contract, have been granted increased autonomy and flexibility to be laboratories of educational innovation.  This includes the right to extend the school day and year for both faculty and students.

Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare ELA MCAS skills lessons, under the guidance of the Academic Dean and BAA English teachers
  2. Hours:  12:15 – 3:30 Monday – Friday. 
  3. Provide small or large group instruction Monday – Friday: 
    • 12:15 – 12:45
    • 12:45 – 1:15
    • 2:40 – 3:30
    • Possibly 3:30 – 4pm
    • Instruction is currently virtual/through zoom
  4. Assess students’ skills and assignments. 
  5. Communicate assessment results with  English teachers and BAA administration. 
  6. Take attendance
  7. Meet weekly with the Academic Dean. 

Qualifications:  

Required: 

  • Some college coursework. 
  • Knowledge in or experience with the MCAS exam and skills required for proficiency. 
  • Available to work in the U.S.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Teacher Licensure in English.. 
  • Familiarity with or proficiency in tech tools used to support remote learning. 
  • Ability to work with students with disabilities and language needs.
  • Demonstration of competency in spoken and written English. 
  • Ability to exercise discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Commitment to the arts as an important element in a complete education.
  • Commitment to cultural, ethnic and linguistic diversity as an important element in a complete education.
  • Fluency in another language other than English, particularly Spanish or Haitian Creole.
  • Familiarity and experience with urban settings.

Applicants: Please email resume and cover letter with “ELA MCAS Intervention Position” in the subject line: jbautista@bostonartsacademy.org.

Camp Counselor at Kingswood Camp

Dates: 6/13 – 8/14 (though partial stays are negotiable)

Salary: $2500 – $3500, depending on age and experience

Details: Kingswood Camp is an all-boys residential camp in Piermont, NH. Located on the shores of Lake Tarleton in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the camp program offers campers a wide variety of activities (sports, boating, hiking, fishing, music, arts). Campers range in age from 8 -15. Counselors live in cabins with campers, lead instructional activities in the morning, and lead or participate in a variety of activities in the afternoon. To learn more, visit www.kingswoodcamp.com

Additional details: The entire administrative team at Kingswood are educators. If you are interested in becoming a teacher, Kingswood provides a wonderful opportunity to improve your lesson planning and ‘classroom’ management skills. You will be given a lot of autonomy, but we are always there to help you strengthen your instructional techniques or serve as a sounding board for any difficult situation you encounter.   
If you want to learn more, please contact mike@kingswoodcamp.com

TEU TEACHING EXPERIENCES FOR UNDERGRADUATES: Secondary science education

The Teaching Experiences for Undergraduates (TEU) program
is a seven-week immersive summer experience in secondary science education at Trinity College in Hartford, CT, funded by the National Science Foundation. TEU participants earn a generous stipend, take a 60-hour course in science pedagogy, and apply what they’re learning to teaching urban high school students under the supervision of a master teacher-mentor.

If you are committed to a career in secondary education or seriously interested in exploring the possibility of such a career, apply now.

For info and to apply: TEU.vassar.edu
Application deadline: February 28, 2021
Acceptances announced: March 15, 2021
Program start date: May 31, 2021 (Subject to change of up to a week)

TEU participants receive:

A generous stipend
Travel expenses
Room and food allowance
Books and course materials
Option to earn credit for pedagogy course
Funding to attend national or regional conference on STEM education

TEU participants complete:

A science pedagogy course
A teaching practicum under the supervision of a mentor
A post-summer science education leadership project at home institution

TEU applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Pedagogy Course

The equivalent of at least a semester-long course, the science pedagogy course is taught by the TEU summer director of science. This course introduces basic principles and best classroom practices for effective classroom teaching of secondary science. Specific areas of focus include: unit and lesson planning; preparation of laboratory exercises and laboratory safety; active learning in science; formative assessment with a focus on individual students; implementation and integration of technology in science classrooms; Next Generation Science Standards for Practice; and the development of scientific habits of mind and literacy in students. Assignments for the course include daily readings, weekly reflections, an end-of-course self- assessment, and a closing conference.

Participants have the option of earning Trinity College credit for the pedagogy course.

Practicum

During weeks three through six, participants work in teams of three, to teach a science class of their own design. The high school students in these classes are from the Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy (HMTCA), a partnership between a public high school in Hartford and Trinity College. Trinity and HMTCA have an established and innovative early college program that includes a required two-week summer science enrichment class for rising sophomores.

All HMTCA students engage in an authentic research project. Each classroom group takes responsibility for small parts of a bigger research project, does the field work required for the project, and presents the results at the end of the summer session. Beyond this collaborative research project, the teams of TEU participants are free to plan additional experiments and other activities according to their interests and the students’ needs. A local master teacher closely supervises each teaching team. The mentor monitors each class, provides feedback, and contributes professional expertise in classroom management techniques and lesson design. Each team debriefs daily with their mentor.

The Trinity TEU may also include a few special speakers (a young professional forensic scientist who herself attended HMTCA has been a popular speaker each year) especially focused on careers in science.

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