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Lead Teacher – Summer Program

Temp (5 weeks) hourly employee (Up to 32 hours per week)

The lead teacher will instruct/supervise a class of school students in ACLAMO’s summer program. The ideal candidate will have a background in the field of education and be highly organized, flexible and patient with students. The lead teacher will be responsible for the following essential functions:

Role and Responsibilities

  • Plan long-term curriculum and daily lesson plans to achieve goals and objectives in literacy/math/science
  • Lead engaging and practical activities
  • Create and acquire engaging, relevant and authentic materials
  • Conduct internet research to gather supplementary materials
  • Monitor student work and administer assessments
  • Develop an effective means of assessing, compiling and organizing student work
  • Review data from assessments to ensure that lessons address student needs and the goals and objectives of lessons
  • Supervise students during class time, entrance and dismissal, enforcing administration policies and rules
  • Coordinate tasks with volunteer tutors and/or teacher’s assistants
  • Participate in all ACLAMO staff meetings or trainings
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the outdoors sites and classroom which will include vacuuming, dusting, picking up materials or supplies, wiping down surfaces and arranging desks and chairs
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in education, or any related field OR an associate degree with two years of experience working with children in our summer programs.

Preferred Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft programs, eg. Outlook, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint 
  • Ability to work with a variety of data management using standardized methods and job-related equipment, including ability to enter and track client’s data
  • Comfortable working both independently and as part of a team
  • Detail oriented and possess strong organizational skills
  • Ability to believe in the academic potential of all students
  • A passionate supporter of ACLAMO’s mission, vision and programs

Special Notes:

  • Must have and maintain a valid drivers’ license, automobile insurance and daily access to an automobile and cell phone
  • This position requires visual and auditory acuity and the physical ability to ascending or descending ladders, stairs, ramps among others. Adjusting, lifting up, carrying up or moving objects up to 35 pounds in all directions. Standing or sitting for prolonged periods, walk and work in your feet for a minimum of 6 hours at a time.
  • Required working days are Monday thru Thursday
  • Must obtain the following three clearances:
    • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance;
    • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check; and
    • Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Background Check.