• Teacher-Summer Learning Program

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/7/2018 6:45 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Youth Tutoring Program
    USD $27.75/Hr.
  • Overview

    The Youth Tutoring Program (YTP) is an after-school educational enrichment program for first through twelfth grade students who live in six low- and mixed-income housing communities in Seattle. Started as a partnership with the Seattle Housing Authority in 1991, the tutoring centers provide youth with a safe, positive, and stimulating environment to explore learning and experience academic and personal success.


    Catholic Community Services seeks five certified teachers to lead elementary school summer learning program activities at Bailey Gatzert Elementary school for a six week summer program July 9th – August 17th, 2018.Teachers will lead a classroom of 10-16 students with the support of a college intern and volunteers. Teachers will work 7.5 h per day M – Th, including approx. 9 h prep time per week. Teachers must be on-site by 8:30 am, but afternoon departure times vary. During mornings, teachers will lead classroom activities, adapting and expanding existing curricula to match students’ individual needs. Afternoons will consist of supporting enrichment activities 2 days per week, and classroom planning time 2 days per week, with staff meetings 3-4 pm one day per week (TBD). We also expect teachers to commit to at least two of six Fridays for field trip support, for 6 hours per day. Twenty hours of orientation and preparation time will be provided July 2nd through 6th. Details TBD.


    Rate of pay is $27.75-33.75/hour DOQ.


    1. Teach a classroom of 10-16 elementary age students.
    2. Lead summer lessons and activities: follow pre-developed curriculum skeleton, but develop and adapt lessons and supplemental activities for groups and individuals.
    3. Contribute to a positive program-wide culture and behavioral norms. Establish and enforce expectations for behavior among the students for whom they are responsible.
    4. Observe and evaluate students' academic performance; use program specific academic assessments.
    5. Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
    6. Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as lectures, discussions, and demonstrations. Coach volunteers and interns to lead groups. Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help.
    7. Support at least two Friday field trips (TBD)
    8. Support afternoon enrichment activities (TBD)


    Job Requirements:

    1. Bachelor’s degree in related subject from accredited university.
    2. US Teaching Certificate
    3. Experience leading groups of students in an educational setting.
    4. Cultural competence in working with diverse students.
    5. Strong classroom management skills.
    6. Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
    7. Commitment to development and supporting values of a culturally diverse work environment.
    8. Current First Aid/CPR certification required prior to employment.
    9. Support and contribute to a creative, collaborative and respectful environment that promotes Teamwork.
    10. Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in multi-cultural situation
    11. Support and uphold the mission, beliefs and values of Catholic Community Services and Catholic Housing Services.
    12. Criminal history background checks are required prior to employment

    Preferred Qualifications:

    1. One year or more of experience as the lead teacher in an elementary school classroom


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