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After School Activity Leader

Collaborative for Educational Services
United States, Massachusetts, Northampton
97 Hawley Street (Show on map)
June 04, 2024

The Collaborative for Educational Services (CES) is seeking part-time Activity Leaders to teach educational enrichment activities in various After School programs across Western Massachusetts..

Who We Are: Experienced educators; passionate about serving all students; including those who may have not done their best work in a traditional text-based classroom.

We value: The provision of positive high-quality after-school experiences that help young people develop skills and confidence that will help them find success in school and in life. Social Justice and Equity work is central to our mission, especially in these times. We understand that all forms of oppression are damaging.

We hope that you will join us in this work!

This is you:

  • You love to teach and believe students' self-confidence, health, and brain power improve from active learning.
  • You think out of the box or use our curriculum resources to create a challenging learning environment.
  • You effectively use technology; have experience working in a virtual classroom.
  • You adapt with ease to changing programmatic needs while maintaining composure and a positive attitude.

Highlights of What You Will Do:

  • Work with the site coordinator and other program staff, while providing social-emotional and academic support to students.
  • Assist with planning, development, and implementation of project-based, cross-curricular enrichment activities.
  • Provide project-based learning to students - making learning enjoyable and interesting thus keeping our learners actively engaged.
  • Strengthen students' academic skills, and deepen their communication skills with adults and peers.
  • Tie activities to academic learning, enriching the education of youth outside of school.

Candidates do not have to commit to the full school year or the full work week. Employment can be seasonal and just for a few days of the week. There's lots of flexibility in scheduling hours. Teaching experience in a traditional setting is a plus!

We currently have programs at the following locations:

  • Amherst - Middle
  • Bernardston - Elementary
  • Easthampton - Elementary/Middle/High School
  • Granby - Elementary
  • Greenfield - High School
  • Northfield - Elementary
  • Orange - Elementary/Middle
  • Palmer - Middle
  • Southampton - Elementary
  • Turners Falls - Elementary
  • Ware - Elementary/Middle/High
  • West Springfield - Elementary/High School

Please submit your resume and a cover letter that details an enrichment activity you would lead with students and how you would structure it.

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