K-2 Reading & Writing Teacher/Tutor

  • $20.00 - $30.00/hour
  • K-2 ELA Teacher Responsibilities:
    Includes:
    • Instruct students in private settings in ELA Common Core.
    • Work closely with the Center Director and center staff to meet students' academic goals.
    • Assess students performance and progress to ensure they are mastering the skills on regular basis.

    Job Brief:
    We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced K-2 teacher/tutor to foster and facilitate the intellectual and social development of the children. You will teach children with patience and creativity in ELA Common Core. Teacher/tutor duties include implementing an individualized educational plan and using activities and instructional methods to motivate children and improve their academic skill set. After school and weekend availabilities is required.

    **K-2 Math teacher/tutor position is also available.**

    General Responsibilities:
    • Actively listens and checks for understanding and adjusts communication content and style to meet the diverse and distinct needs of his/her students, by Using a variety of activities and instructional methods (songs, stories, media, structured games, art, etc) to motivate and stimulate children’s abilities.
    • Keep detailed records of each student's tutoring sessions using Student Progress Records and/or relevant forms, and keep student binders up to date to meet student needs.
    • Attend Teacher Team Meetings when announced and provide academic and curriculum support to the center teaching team when necessary.
    • Maintain an open line of communication with parents and provide appropriate feedback with respect to student’s progress.
    • Keeps classroom(s) clean and organized (e.g. sharpened pencils, materials ready before class, etc.).
    • Builds immediate rapport with students and invites participation and makes students feel that their contributions are valued. 

    Qualifications/Requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree (in Childhood or Early-Childhood Education, or related field) or higher is preferred; However, current college students pursuing their degree in education are highly encouraged to apply.
    • Teacher certification NOT required, but having one or in the process of attainment is a PLUS.
    • Applicants with knowledge of and experience with FUNdations/Wilson Method are highly preferred and will be taken into consideration first.
    • Proven working experience as a K-2 teacher or assistant 
    • Excellent knowledge of child development and latest education theories and practices.
    • Experience with students with IEPs preferred, but not required.
    • Experience with running records preferred, but not required.
    • Experience preparing students for the G&T exam is a plus!
    • Highly skilled, motivated, versatile, dependable, and dynamic individuals with strong communication skills who are friendly, patient, and sensitive to the needs of a diverse student population.
    • Able to work independently, and multi-task is a must, and must have great classroom management skills.
    • Manages the learning environment with a student-centered focus, and sets challenging goals and high standards.
    • Maintain current knowledge base and proactively seeks to stay up to date in subject area(s).

    Benefits
    • Excellent working conditions, in a friendly and supportive environment.
    • Competitive salary (commensurate with experience) and chance to develop professionally and grow with our company.
    • Flexible scheduling.
    • Internship/volunteer work and letters of recommendation are available for the right candidates.
    • Near several subway and bus lines (N, Q, R trains; Q101, Q69 busses)

    We look forward to hearing from you soon and getting you on board with our team!

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