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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.

Our staff join us from all walks of life yet have a common interest in work that is professional, community-oriented, and part-time. We are an inclusive community and all are encouraged to apply. We strongly believe in the value of diversity and aim to build a team that represents people of many races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, ages, and those who do not speak English as their first language.

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
Teacher at Agassiz Baldwin Afterschool
Outback Sports and Games Teacher

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Teacher for Agassiz Baldwin Afterschool

Do you love working with children? Are you creative, energetic and hardworking? Are you excited to support children and families during Out of School time? Do you want to work in a welcoming, supportive, inclusive, collaborative, committed, team-oriented environment that values your unique interests, talents, experiences and background? We want you on our team!

Agassiz Baldwin Community is a place that nurtures individual growth and creativity, builds connections, and serves as a forum for community advocacy.

We believe in:

  • Welcoming and including everyone
  • Lifelong learning
  • Fostering a culture of creativity and cooperation

Our Afterschool program serves Kindergarten and 1st-5th Grades by providing an engaging and enriching curriculum and daily activities that include organized sports and games, arts and crafts, cooking, homework assistance, and free activity time every day. Teachers are given the freedom to develop their activities based on their own talent and interest areas while considering student needs and curiosities. Each afternoon, children choose their activities from the menu of teachers’ options. Past activities and clubs have included jewelry making, philosophy, origami, gymnastics, juggling, batik, fashion design, gardening and more! The more creative your ideas, the better!

Qualifications:

  • Available and committed to teach weekday afternoons 2 pm-6 pm through the end of the 2017 school year with additional hours for meetings, trainings, professional development and events. (Teachers are encouraged to continue to teach with our summer program and in the 2017-2018 school year).
  • Experience working with children—teaching, tutoring, babysitting, coaching, mentoring, camp counseling, parenting, etc.
  • CPR and First Aid certified or willingness to get certification
  • Willingness to teach all types of activities–from high energy games to quieter, more focused activities
  • Two years of college experience
  • A deep, personal commitment to supporting all children to be their best and a strong sense of empathy for children’s diverse needs
  • The ability to thrive in and enjoy a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment and the willingness and desire to support others in doing their best work
  • A spirit that reflects an openness to learn and a willingness to problem-solve

Commitments and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare two 45 minute activities each afternoon that will engage, challenge, and excite children
  • Support program requirements with preparation of snacks, maintenance of the space, pick up of children from buses or classrooms, and other duties as assigned
  • Prioritize keeping children safe and accounted for throughout their time in after school
  • Commit to 20 hours of Professional Development time throughout the year (paid)
  • Bring your best self to work everyday and be prepared to work hard, contribute to a team, take initiative, be creative, and be a strong, consistent and positive role model to a diverse group of students

Benefits:

  • Paid sick time
  • Free dental and vision insurance for employees working at least 20 hours/week
  • Opportunities to work additional hours throughout the year
  • Opportunity to receive vouchers for Lesley University classes
  • Professional Development and opportunities to access professional learning communities
  • Summer work
  • Opportunities for reduced tuition for classes in our Children’s Programs or Maud Morgan Arts Programs upon supervisor approval

Our Afterschool staff join us from all walks of life yet have a common interest in work that is professional, child-focused, consistent, and part-time. We are an inclusive community and artists, musicians, coaches, semi-retired individuals, parents, college and graduate students, etc. are all encouraged to apply. We strongly believe in the value of diversity and aim to build a team that represents people of many races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, ages, and those who do not speak English as their first language. Employment is dependent on completing a background and fingerprint check. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume as a single document directed to Molly Juhlin at  resumes@agassiz.org. No phone calls please.

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Sports and Games Teacher at Outback Summer Program

Do you love working with children? Are you creative, energetic, and hardworking? Are you excited to support children, families, and teaching staff during the summer? Do you want to work in a welcoming, supportive, inclusive, collaborative, committed, team-oriented environment that values your unique interests, talents, experiences, and background? Do you love games, sports, sportsmanship, and physical education? We want you on our Outback Teaching team!

Outback Summer Program is seeking a Games and Sports Teacher. The teacher will teach activities to children ages 5-12 focusing on physical education, sports, active games, international sports, and cooperative activities. We seek a teacher who will bring creativity and joy to teaching active games and the ability to empower girls and boys to join these activities!

Our Outback Summer Program serves rising JK/Kindergarteners and rising 1st-6th  graders by providing an engaging and enriching curriculum of daily activities that include organized sports and games, dance, drama, arts and crafts, cooking, games, science, and free activity time every day. Our teaching team is creative, energetic, and collaborative. We work hard and have fun! Outback Summer Program teachers come from all backgrounds and interests and we welcome a diverse pool of applicants.

Schedule:

Outback Summer Program runs from July 3rd – August 25th.

Outback Staff Orientation Dates: June 23, June 26, and June 27.

Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 8:30am-3:00pm, Thursday hours are 7:30 am-3:00 pm.

A full 8-week commitment and Staff Orientations are required.

Opportunities to join the team early or continue working during the academic year are available.

Qualifications:

  • Recreational sports instructor with minimum of one year of experience teaching children ages 5-12.
  • Ability to engage a group size of 13 children and share your passion for athletics and sportsmanship!
  • Working knowledge of both traditional sports: soccer, basketball, baseball and non-traditional sports: kickball, capture the flag, relay races, obstacle courses, hula hoops, general fitness, cooperative games.
  • Must have the ability to exercise good judgment and safely supervise children.
  • CPR and First Aid certified or willingness to get certification.
  • A deep, personal commitment to supporting all children to be their best and a strong sense of empathy for children’s diverse needs.
  • The ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative and dynamic team environment and the willingness and desire to support others in doing their best work.
  • A creative and flexible spirit that reflects an openness to learn and a willingness to problem-solve.

Commitments and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare two-hour long Sports and Games club sessions on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings and one activity each afternoon that will engage, challenge, and excite children.
  • Supervise one group during weekly beach trips on Thursdays.
  • Resolve behavioral concerns appropriately and complete injury reports as needed.
  • Prioritize keeping children safe and accounted for throughout their time in the summer program.
  • Support program requirements with preparation of snacks, maintenance of the space, and other duties as assigned.
  • Bring your best self to work everyday and be prepared to work hard, contribute to a team, take initiative, be creative, and be a strong, consistent and positive role model to a diverse group of students.

To apply:

Interested candidates should reply with their cover letter and resume directed to Samantha Eaton and Ashley Yee at resumes@agassiz.org with “Outback Sports Teacher” as the subject line.

Deadline to apply is: Tuesday February 28, 2017

Compensation: $16.00/hour

Our teaching staff join us from all walks of life yet have a common interest in work that is professional, child-focused, consistent, and part-time. We are an inclusive community and artists, musicians, coaches, semi-retired individuals, parents, college and graduate students, etc. are all encouraged to apply. We strongly believe in the value of diversity and aim to build a team that represents people of many races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, ages, and those who do not speak English as their first language. Employment is dependent on completing a background and fingerprint check. 

Agassiz Baldwin Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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