EXPLORE CAOLA Teacher
EXPLORE (Extended Program of Learning Opportunities and Recreational Experiences) is an after-school program operated by the Harrisburg School District and funded by the 21st Century Connected Learning Communities Grant, Cohort 5 and Cohort 6. Program sites are staffed with certified site directors, certified teachers, instructional and clerical assistants, food service workers, and volunteers. Students are offered a standards-based academic program, computer-assisted instruction, cultural and enrichment activities, and recreation. Staff members work with students on interdisciplinary, thematic programs that include literacy, mathematics, sciences and social studies. Program personnel work in coordination and collaboration with school personnel and other programs offered by community organizations.
QUALFICATIONS: All applicants must possess a valid PA teaching certificate and may not be on any improvement plan; ability to be actively involved with parents in the program by establishing rapport via phone calls, and progress monitoring regarding student school day academics; excellent oral and written communication skills; and the ability to interact effectively with students, staff, and parents. Incumbent will be expected to participate in the development of curriculum and the selection of materials for the program/building. Conduct planning sessions with other staff members under the supervision of the appropriate administrator. Interpret and analyze progress of students in the program, at given predetermined checkpoints intermittently. Regularly collect and analyze performance data on all students participating in the program.
SALARY: $30.50 per hour; Training paid at a rate of $23 per hour
WORK CONTRACT: Mon. through Fri., 3:00 – 4:00 PM daily