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Child & Family Services of NY Say Yes Summer Camp Teacher in Buffalo, New York


The Say Yes Summer Camp Teacher is a certified teacher, who is responsible for teaching an age- appropriate academically focused in-person class (ELA, Math, Science, Reading, etc.) that inspires student’s creative processes and self-expression through learning various skills, and working in cooperation with other Say Yes personnel as well as other 3rd party supportive staff. This role is specifically for the Say Yes Summer Camp.

Job Duties:

  • Plan, prepare and deliver fun, engaging and interactive instructional activities

  • Create positive educational climate for campers to learn in

  • Create lesson plans and modify accordingly throughout the summer

  • Maintain progress ledgers

  • Create projects designed to enhance lectures

  • Utilize various curriculum resources

  • Integrate competencies, goals, and objectives into lesson plans

  • Utilize curricula that reflect the diverse educational, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds of the students served

  • Develop incentives to keep participants in class

  • Utilize public library and technology resources

  • Work with Camp Coordinator to ensure objectives are being met

  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities

  • Observe and evaluate student's performance

  • Manage student behavior in the classroom by invoking approved positive and effective classroom management techniques

  • Incorporate arts and cultural and field experiences in curriculum

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education

  • NYS Teacher’s Certification is required

  • Previous teaching experience

  • One (1) year working with children

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Valid New York State driver’s license

  • Must be able to stand and walk for extended periods

  • Experience in STEAM related programs

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)