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Job Description: Pre-K & Kindergarten Teacher – Willow St Site

Location:  85 Willow Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Non-Exempt – Part time – $20.00 per hour
Job Reports To:  Education Director
Job Summary:  The Pre-K & Kindergarten Teacher will oversee and manage all aspects of the one-hour Pre-K and Kindergarten Literacy classes

Major Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Facilitates two self-contained Pre-K and two Kindergarten literacy classes of 4-6 students with the assistance of a classroom aide
  • Create and maintain a warm, welcoming environment while sharing the joy and power of reading
  • Set up and break-down of the classroom, ensures supplies are neat and organized
  • Communicates effectively with students, parents, and other staff members
  • Maintains records of student attendance and supply inventory
  • Responsible for the safety and supervision of children
  • Monitors instructional plans for each student in order to help all students achieve proficiency in reading
  • Actively engages with students by building relationships with them and acting as a source of motivation for them
  • Sets high expectations for students and handles discipline problems appropriately
  • Undertakes other administrative tasks as needed

Requirements:

  • Teaching certificate or credential or in the process of getting teaching certificate or credential, classroom experience preferred
  • One year experience working with children, early childhood experience preferred
  • Spanish a plus

Hours:

  • Monday through Thursday 3:45 pm to 6:15 pm
  • One hour of prep time per class, flexible
  • Our ideal candidate can commit to all four days, but we will consider candidates who are available Monday & Wednesday or Tuesday & Thursday

To apply, send application (click here), resume and cover letter by e-mail to: hr@newhavenreads.org

Job Description: Bishop Woods Site Director

Location:  85 Willow Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Non-Exempt – Part time – $20.00 per hour
Hours:
10 hours weekly, Mondays/Wednesdays (Tutoring hours 3:00-5:00 pm plus Admin Time)
Job Reports To: Hayley Herrington, Education Director
Job Summary: The Bishop Woods Site Coordinator will be responsible for facilitating the pairing of volunteer tutors and children, overseeing the tutoring program, and providing educational support to families and tutors.

Major Responsibilities – including, but not limited to:

  • Create and maintain a warm, welcoming environment while sharing the joy and power of reading
  • Assist with student arrival to and dismissal from NHR Sessions
  • Facilitate the scheduling and pairing of children and tutors using Salesforce
  • Track student and tutor attendance on Salesforce
  • Provide support and feedback to tutors; give advice and direction regarding educational needs of students
  • Read and respond to Tutor Notes at the end of each session
  • Share responsibility for the safety and supervision of children
  • Set high expectations for students and handles discipline problems appropriately
  • Supervises the set up and break-down of the site, ensures supplies are neat, organized, and accessible
  • Prepare and implement CORE Test interventions for individual students
  • Monitors instructional plans for each student to help all students achieve proficiency in reading.
  • Supervise any interns, work study students, and Yale Reading Corps assigned to site
  • Acts as a substitute when need
  • Manages tutoring materials

Requirements:

  • College degree, a teaching certificate or education degree in elementary education or related field preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience working with children and families from low socio-economic backgrounds
  • Experience in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Love of children and reading
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Ability to thrive in a busy, distracting environment
  • Flexibility

New Haven Reads is an Equal Opportunity Employer