Part Time SHARP Literacy Classroom Guide
We are looking for a SHARP Literacy Classroom Guide
SHARP Literacy Guides (SLGs) play a critical and integral role in the success of the SHARP Literacy program. Each SLG facilitates learning activities for students (grades K3-5th) for approximately one hour, utilizing the SHARP program materials, art images and artifacts. Additionally, SLGs must demonstrate ease in using technology as a learning tool and be capable to instruct students in basic coding skills through computer-based and hands-on interactive workshops. This part time position runs from September through May.
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Engage students in a manner that reflects cultural awareness, competence, and facilitates meaningful and relevant learning, building upon students’ experiences and understandings.
- Involve students during the workshop in ways that reflect the Common Core State Standards, e.g., inquiry-based questions, active engagement, creative thinking, and experiential learning.
- Modify/differentiate the workshop based on the needs and experiences of the SHARP students.
- Facilitate learning for one hour utilizing the SHARP program materials. Images, artifacts, arts integration projects, and computer-based lessons will also be used to reinforce the SHARP curricular concepts.
- Schedule individual school workshops with all assigned teachers in a timely manner, communicating with both schools and SHARP Literacy staff as schedules are updated.
- Attend paid professional development opportunities provided by SHARP Literacy, incorporating teaching practices learned into work with students.
- Facilitate professional development opportunities for classroom teachers as needed
- Facilitate student reflections and return them to SHARP Literacy in a timely manner.
- Analyze student data and share reports with classroom teachers and SHARP Literacy throughout the learning experience.
- Perform ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of traditional and technology-based instruction.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- An earned Bachelor’s degree in education, computer science, technology, the arts, related fields, or three or more years of successful experience teaching and/or working in an urban school setting with diverse students.
- One or more years of successful experience teaching and/or working in an urban school setting with diverse students preferred
- Experience in teach STEAM content to elementary students or a desire to learn.
- Proficiency using PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, and e-mail.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Must have technology, critical thinking and troubleshooting skills.
- Must demonstrate a high level of initiative.
- Must have a high degree of flexibility.
- Knowledge of the website code.org and or completion of a computer programming course, or experience with one coding language (HTML, C++, Python, PHP, etc.) is beneficial, but not a requirement.
- Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred, but not required.
If interested, please apply via the "Apply for this Position" button. For additional information contact Senior Director of Programs and Partnerships Tamela Smith at email@example.com.