Description:  After-School Academic Enrichment Teacher Leader

Job Summary

  • Coordinate the alignment of K-8 school programs with the SPARKS after school and summer programs
  • Help plan and teach summer SPARKS programs in collaboration with the Community Education Department
  • Coordinate and lead academic and social-emotional interventions in collaboration with SPARKS teachers
  • Coordinate development and monitoring of academic goals and plans for each child in the program
  • Support direct instruction groups for math, reading or other academic content during program hours
  • Serve as a liaison between school and SPARKS program staff, coordinating student plans and goals
  • Work in partnership with school leadership to align program implementation and school curriculum and instruction
  • Communicate effectively with students, other school staff, parents, and administration, regarding program needs and developments. 
  • Work with student assistance teams and school leadership on identifying students in need and enrolling those students in after school and summer programs
  • Serve as a liaison to SPARKS families, ameliorating program, communication, and/or home language or cultural barriers

Qualifications

  • Teaching license required.
  • Ability to work with students on academic and social-emotional intervention strategies
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Empathy and strong interpersonal skills and perspective
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Effective collaborator
  • Flexible thinker and problem solver
  • Ability to develop and organize program implementation
  • Understanding of the role of parent involvement and the ability to collaborate with parents
  • Ability to speak Spanish preferred

Bargaining Group and Level: NA

Application Procedure:
All applicants must apply online at:     http://bit.ly/oronojobs
or   www.orono.k12.mn.us   >>  District Office  >>  Human Resources

District Website:  www.orono.k12.mn.us

Contact:
Melanie DeLuca, Community Education Director
952-449-8351  mdeluca@orono.k12.mn.us
or
Dr. Scott E. Alger, Director of Human Resources
952-449-8307  salger@orono.k12.mn.us