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The Park School Upper Division After-School Teacher in Brookline, Massachusetts

Upper Division After-School Teacher

About The Park School

 

The Park School is a Pre-K to Grade 8 independent school in Brookline, MA dedicated to excellence in education. The cornerstone of Park's program is academic excellence, combining both high standards of scholarship and the encouragement of each child to develop to their greatest potential. Our school community fosters a nurturing environment in which children develop curiosity, express creativity, appreciate the value of hard work and discipline, and experience the joy of learning. Park's faculty encourages each student to strive for intellectual, physical and moral growth and to become contributing members of the community.

 

The Upper Division After-School Teacher reports to the Director of After-School Operations & After-School Program Coordinator. This 10-month position comes with the responsibility of teaching in the After School Program in support of the school’s mission. The hours are 2:00-6:00 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 1:00-6:00 on Wednesday and 11:00-6:00 on Friday. The ideal candidate will bring a history of collaborative, self-directed work as well as a good sense of humor and flexibility. 

In addition to outstanding teaching ability, the position requires expertise with the social and emotional needs of this age group and the ability to balance the encouragement of academic excellence and intellectual growth with the importance of learning through play. 

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Begin at 2:00 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 1:00 on Wednesday, and 11:00 on Friday.  

  • From 3:00 until 4:30 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday proctor UD Study Hall then transition to UD ASP from 4:30 -6:00 

  • Plan, organize, and implement age-appropriate lessons and activities for ASP students.

  • Guide students in their social-emotional development, maintaining expectations and support for positive and productive student behavior. 

  • Actively engage and interact with ASP students 

  • Assure the safety and well-being of ASP students at all times 

  • Regularly communicate with families, colleagues, and administrators regarding student’s development at ASP 

  • Provide homework support when needed

     

    Qualifications

    ● High School Diploma or GED Required  

    ● Bachelor's Degree preferred  

    ● Experience teaching 

    ● Demonstrate commitment to providing support to students and families from diverse cultures and b ackgrounds  

    ● Design, organize and implement daily age appropriate activities  

    ● Experience in classroom management  

    ● Demonstrate flexibility in day to day schedule  

    ● Experience communicating with parents, colleagues and administrators  

     

    Application Information

  • To apply, visit the posting on our careers page and click apply. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and statement of teaching philosophy with your application.  

  • The Park School offers competitive salaries and benefits, including a strong professional development program.

  • We welcome candidates who will add to the diversity of our community and who have demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in their teaching and learning. The Park School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or family composition or any other status protected by applicable law in the administration of its employment, education, admission, financial aid, and other policies and programs.

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the United States. The Park School will not sponsor an employment visa or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time for this role.

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