Primary Summer Enrichment Teacher

Location
Windsor, CT, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 08, 2021
Ref
2900
Job Type
Summer
Position Type:
Summer School

Date Posted:
4/8/2021

Location:
Oliver Ellsworth Elementary School

Primary Summer Enrichment Teacher
We are hiring certified and non-certified WPS personnel to facilitate IN-PERSON summer enrichment courses at Oliver Ellsworth School from July 6 - 29 (excluding Fridays).

SUMMARY OF ASSIGNMENT
The primary summer enrichment teacher will be responsible for facilitating one enrichment course (see selection below) to engage primary students in problem solving, critical thinking and social-emotional learning.

The primary summer enrichment teacher will work directly with the Director of Arts and Humanities or the Director of STEM to plan and implement one of the following enrichment courses:
Blastoff Into Outer Space (STEM): Students will identify the plants in the soloar system, learn about astronauts, and apply science technology and engineering skills in project based learning. Students will participate in projects that foster curiosity and confidence while exploring outer space.

Read, Set, Van Gogh (Art): Students will study artists' biographies, where they lived, and of course explore their notable artwork. We will observe their art to identify their unique styles, then use it as inspiration to create our own artwork.

Obstacle Course (PE/STEM): Students will use physical skills and problem solving to create fun obsticle courses that challenge them physically and mentally. These courses could also be outdoors using natural elements.

Know Your Facts! (STEM/Humanities): Practice your math facts and foundational reading skills in an interactive way- through games, puzzles, and different manipulatives. Students will have opportunites for discussion and shared learning.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Attend orientation on or around June 16, 2021
2. Work directly with the Director of Arts and Humanities or the STEM Director to plan enrichment course
3. Order and prepare all materials needed for the enrichment course in advance of the enrichment course
4. Record attendance
5. Communicate with families
6. Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Summer Lead Teacher/Coordinator and/or Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Services.

NOTE: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. Summer school personnel must be able to attend the orientation on June 16th and work the entire program time. No vacation or personal time will be granted. Hiring will take place in May and based on student enrollment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiates instruction based upon student learning stylesKnowledge of elementary school curriculum and conceptsKnowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and studentsAbility to use computer network system and software applications as neededAbility to organize and coordinate IN-PERSON workAbility to communicate effectively with students and parents
Qualifications:
  • Connecticut Teacher Certification preferredSatisfactory attendance/performance
Education
  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in Elementary or Secondary Education or related discipline applicable to teaching assignment
Reports To
  • Summer Lead Teacher/Coordinator

Qualified internal candidates are asked to submit an application online through the Applicant Tracking System no later than 4:00 p.m. April 18, 2021.

Windsor Public Schools are committed to a policy of equal opportunity/affirmative action for all qualified persons. Windsor Public Schools do not discriminate in any employment practice, education program or educational activity on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal non-discrimination laws. Windsor Public Schools shall not deny access to or a fair opportunity to meet, or otherwise discriminate, against any youth group listed as a patriotic society in Title 36 of the United State Code that wishes to conduct a meeting using school facilities pursuant to Board of Education policy. Windsor Public Schools do not unlawfully discriminate in employment and licensing against qualified persons with a prior criminal conviction. District Title IX Coordinator: Dr. Terrell Hill, Superintendent / 601 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, 860-687-2000 504 Coordinator: Kristina Wieckowski, Interim Director of Pupil & Special Education Services / 601 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095, 860-687-2000

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