Careers

Make a difference in the lives of refugee and underprivileged children in Vickery Meadow.

SITE TEACHER

The Site Teacher is the creative and fun force behind an academically and emotionally supportive out-of-school program for 6th to 8th graders. As you create a safe environment to boost the children’s academic success you will be creating project-based learning modules that help middle schoolers explore their interests interwoven with social emotional learning concepts. Someone considering this position should have a passion for working with underserved communities, particularly middle schoolers, and the desire to work with culturally and ethnically diverse populations.

Some of the responsibilities and duties include:

  • Lead the Head, Heart, and Hands (H3) program for 6th to 8th graders.  This includes curriculum development, lesson planning and execution as well as maintaining an inviting, safe, and orderly environment for students.
    • Training on the H3 program will be provided upon hire
  • Support the organization through volunteers, community engagement, and fundraising
    • Volunteers: Steward site volunteers
    • Community engagement: liaison to school administration and staff, ensuring Heart House is connected to school district activities and curriculum.
    • Fundraising: assist with grant application through providing timely reporting, testing, and surveys
  • Work with assigned AmeriCorps member(s) and provide suggestions, demonstrations, and assistance for improvement, as needed
  • Administrative duties including but not limited to general supply requests, evaluations, data input into Salesforce, development, fundraising, and volunteer management and stewardship

Qualifications

  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. A BA in education, social or human services, child development, or related field preferred
  • Ability to work cooperatively/ collaboratively with team members, school district staff, parents, community leaders, and other stakeholders
  • Experience working with low-income underserved elementary and middle school youth
  • Ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate sensitivity to others as well as respond to critical incidents and act swiftly in an emergency situation
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Job entails occasional need to lift boxes up to 25 lbs., standing for long periods of time, food distribution, and cleaning

Health, dental, vision and life insurance, generous annual PTO, 13 paid holidays, and professional development opportunities available.

Please send a resume, salary requirements, and cover letter to [email protected]