Lead Teacher – After School Program

Position Type: Temp hourly employee

The lead teacher will instruct a class of students in ACLAMO’s after school 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
  • 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 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

  • An associate degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, education or any related field OR
  • A high school diploma and 1 year of experience in the field of education

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and follow through in a timely manner
  • Proficient in microsoft word, outlook, excel, and power point.
  • 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
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong communicator, both written and verbal.
  • Must be detail oriented and possess strong organizational skills
  • Believe in the academic potential and human growth of all students
  • Be 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 climb stairs, stand for long periods of time, walk distances, and lift or carry up to 20 pounds.
  • Must obtain the following certifications and clearances:
    • Report of criminal history from the Pennsylvania State Police
    • Child Abuse History Certification from the Department of Human Services
    • Fingerprint based federal criminal history submitted through the Pennsylvania State Police or its authorized agent