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Higher Achievement After School Teacher

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 09/05/2017
Working Title Higher Achievement After School Teacher
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Tutor
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a High Achievement After School Teacher. eachers lead our Academic Enrichment Block which includes instruction in Reading, Math or Writing that supports Higher Achievement’s progressive, skills-based cultural and academic model. Teachers attend a multi-day orientation and training preceding Afterschool Academy’s start. Periodic trainings and professional development opportunities throughout the Academy will be required as well. This position involves direct work with scholars, administrative tasks, and monthly staff meetings.

Manage Academic Enrichment Block
◾Supervise and manage a class of up to 18 scholars that has a positive culture and has scholars actively working three or four days a week on Mondays – Thursdays
◾Review and prepare lessons utilizing Higher Achievement Curriculum
◾Ensure scholars are engaged in activities and complete assignments
◾Review Scholar Achievement Plans (SAPs) for scholars and create activities targeted to improve scholars’ academic performance
◾Provide differentiated instruction based on scholar need and data
◾Answer questions from and re-teach necessary concepts to scholars to achieve mastery
◾Reinforce Higher Achievement’s philosophies and positive work culture
◾Track scholar progress using the center’s established tracking mechanisms

Communicate with Families, Teachers and Staff
◾Communicate with scholars’ teachers and parents/guardians through written communication in scholars’ assignment books or through phone calls when concerns or successes arise.
◾Report back to Center Directors and other staff on the content and progress of these communications.
◾Support Higher Achievement staff with ideas and creative problem-solving support.

Job Requirements

This is a part-time seasonal position, working approximately 2-3 hours per day, and 3-4 days per week, Monday through Thursday 4:00pm-5:30pm , for the duration of Higher Achievement’s Afterschool Academy from late September through early May. T

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $16.00-$24.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 6
Anticipated Hours per Week 5-6
Anticipated Weekly Schedule

Tuesday – Thursday, 4:00-5:30

Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location Off Campus: Homewood, Hill District, West End
Posting Number S-05507-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter