YMCA of Greater Rochester Teacher - Power Scholars Academy in Rochester, New York
Teacher - Power Scholars Academy
Rochester, NY (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=53+Lewis+St.+Rochester+NY+14605) • Community Services Division
$30/hr. and a Free YMCA Membership
Located at School #8
The YMCA Power Scholars Academy (PSA) summer learning program is designed to address summer learning loss for low-income children living in urban communities and thereby enhance overall youth development, academic performance, and graduation rates.
Under the general direction of the Program Director and Instructional Coach, the PSA Teacher is responsible for supervision, planning, implementing, and organizing the daily curriculum activities for the assigned grade level in the program. Major emphasis is on youth development and program compliance. The position is responsible for demonstrating YMCA leadership competencies to ensure the mission, purpose, image and core values of the YMCA of Greater Rochester is conveyed.
Implementing curricula and activities to meet academic standards using play based learning
Utilizing formal assessment data to refine and adapt curriculum lessons and inform instructional practices
Developing daily engaging lesson plans aligned to specific learning objectives
Delivering relevant, engaging, and rigorous lessons utilizing a variety of instructional methods
Maintaining an organized and efficient classroom
Adhering to all Power Scholars Academy and district professional expectations and compliance issues
Create a positive, achievement-oriented, culturally responsive, inclusive and engaging learning environment
Promotion of growth mindset
Motivating and holding scholars to high academic and behavioral expectations
Adherence and utilization of Positive Behavioral Support Interventions (PBIS) system
Being accountable for meeting scholars’ individual academic and instructional needs
Implementing collaborative and co-teaching instructional strategies with Power Scholars Academy Teacher Assistant/Enrichment Specialist and Enrichment Assistant
Provide mentoring to Summer Youth Employment Program participants as assigned to classroom
Communicating effectively with scholars, families, Power Scholars Academy staff, and host school staff
Compliance with all Power Scholars Academy and/or district professional development requirements
Adhering to all YMCA professional expectations and compliance requirements.
Actively participate in staff development opportunities to ensure continuous program improvement.
Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
Minimum of two years teaching experience in an urban setting with PreK-8 children
Valid state elementary teaching certification preferred.
Previous and relevant experience in utilizing and implementing data-driven instructional practices
Experience in the use of technology (computer/internet) for assessment and instruction
Knowledge of differentiated instructional practices and strategies
Drive to improve the minds and lives of scholars within their community
Proven track-record of high achievement in a classroom setting
Enthusiasm for social-emotional learning, academic standards and instructional rigor
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Committed to the goals of the program and approach
Evidence of efficacy and willingness to be a team player
Belief and commitment to the Y’s mission and values
$30 per hour