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Agassiz Baldwin Community (ABC) is an energetic agency supported by a dedicated and hardworking team. Our staff combine different talents —from visual art to early childhood education to years of experience bringing about positive change in the community —to create a robust fabric of personalities, passions, and skills.  ABC offers a competitive salary and benefits package to full time staff.

Agassiz Baldwin Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Open Positions
Kindergarten Site Coordinator
Kindergarten Afterschool Teachers
1st-5th Grade Afterschool Teachers
Dance Teacher: Afterschool

For details on each position and application instructions, please scroll down.

To Apply:

  • Carefully review position descriptions below before applying for each position
  • Qualified candidates are welcome to submit a cover letter and resume attached as a single word doc or pdf emailed to Maria LaPage, Director of Children’s Programs at mlapage@agassiz.org.
  • Use the position name as the subject of your email.
  • Please include your availability in your cover letter.
  • If you would like to be considered for other positions at Agassiz Baldwin please indicate which positions in your cover letter (DO NOT SUBMIT MULTIPLE APPLICATIONS)
  • Deadline to submit an application is August 27th, 2014.
  • Due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to respond to candidates who are offered an interview for the position.

No phone calls please.

Kindergarten Site Coordinator
Responsibilities include:

  • Oversight of high quality afterschool and summer programs
  • Support and supervise and wonderful team of teachers
  • Daily management of children’s attendance, behavior management, safety procedures and facility.
  • Daily communication with families, teachers and program directors

Position requirements:

  • A minimum of 2 years teaching experience with preschool or kindergarten aged children.
  • Candidate must have demonstrated excellence working in cooperative, team-oriented environments.

Ideal candidates:

  • Have a bachelor’s or associates degree in Education/Teaching, Early Education or related field or are currently studying those fields
  • Experience with staff supervision or leadership experience in another setting
  • Experience with administrative tasks
  • Ideal candidates will have excellent verbal and written communication, excellent problem solving skills, be detail-oriented, hard working and be able to multitask in a dynamic child centered work place.

Schedule: Positions offers year round employment during school year and summer program. School year hours 1-6 pm, summer program hours 12-6 pm.

Pay: $17/hour

Kindergarten Afterschool Teacher
Responsibilities include:

  • Creating and teaching age-appropriate activities in creative arts, cooperative sports, cooking, math/science activities and more!
  • Work as a team to provide a positive, engaging after school experience for Kindergarten children.
  • Implement behavior management systems and plans for children.
  • Help with arrival and departure, snack, group meetings, daily maintenance and clean up of supplies and space

Position Requirements:

  • Candidates must have at least one year of experience working with Kindergarten or Preschool aged children.
  • Demonstrated excellence in developing age- appropriate activities with an emphasis on collaboration and community building.
  • Available for the entire school year.

Schedule: 1-5 days/week (Monday-Friday), 2-6 pm with some additional hours for staff meetings (Wednesdays 1 pm), Vacation Weeks and opportunity to work in the Outback Summer Program

Pay: $15/hour

1st-5th Grade Afterschool Teachers
Responsibilities include:

  • Creating and teaching age-appropriate activities in creative arts, cooperative sports, cooking, math/science activities and more!
  • Work as a team to provide a positive, engaging after school experience for 1st-5th Grade children (teachers generally work with 1st-2nd Grade or 3rd-5th Grade).
  • Implement behavior management systems and plans for children.
  • Help with arrival and departure, snack, group meetings, daily maintenance and clean up of supplies and space

Position Requirements:

  • Candidates must have at least one year of experience working with school aged aged children.
  • Demonstrated excellence in developing age- appropriate activities with an emphasis on collaboration and community building.
  • Available for the entire school year.

Schedule: 1-5 days/week (Monday-Friday), 2-6 pm with some additional hours for staff meetings (Wednesdays 1 pm), Vacation Weeks and opportunity to work in the Outback Summer Program

Pay: $15/hour

Dance Teacher: Afterschool
Responsibilities include:

  • Lead dance classes for Kindergarten, 1st-2nd Grade and 3rd-5th Grade groups with a focus on music and movement, teamwork and creativity.
  • Walk children to and from different program spaces.
  • Safely supervise children and exercise good judgement to maintain a safe and positive environment.
  • Implement behavior management systems and plans for children.
  • Work with groups towards short performances at after school events.

Position Requirements:

  • Dance instructor with minimum of two years experience teaching children ages 5-11.
  • Ability to engage a group size of 10-12 children and share your passion for all things dance.
  • Have working knowledge of a variety of dance forms.
  • Interest in providing instruction in culturally diverse genres of music and dance.
  • Available for the entire school year.

Schedule: Tuesdays from 3:15-5:30 pm with the potential for an additional afternoon during the week and more hours during events, vacation weeks and the summer. Must commit to working the entire 2014-15 school year.

Pay: $20-$35/hour based on experience and finalized schedule

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