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After-School Program Teacher (Grades 1-5)

Catlin Gabel School, Portland, OR

Job - Education

Close Date: 03/13/2020

Catlin Gabel School seeks to employ the best qualified individuals from available applicants and to provide them with opportunity for advancement in a manner that does not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal equal employment opportunity laws or regulations.

The School believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to the school’s success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the organization to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his or her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.

Position Title: After-School Program Teacher – Grades 1-5

Department: Lower School and After-School Programs

FTE: .5 (Non-Exempt)
Reports to: Head of Beginning & Lower School & Director of After-School Programs

The sense of neighborhood created on the campus from 3 to 6 p.m. is one that makes the Catlin Gabel After-School Program an excellent choice for many families. With teachers and teaching assistants to plan and supervise art projects, organized games, sports events, computer fun, and outdoor play, students have plenty to do. Because Catlin Gabel students come from all over the metro area, the program makes it possible for peers to participate in activities together just as they would as neighbors.

The After-School Program Teacher for Grades 1-5 is responsible for leading activities and supervising students in the Lower School After School Program (3:00-6:00). The program has home bases in the Lower School Library and the Nutshell classroom.

• Design and implement program curriculum and activities, ensuring the activities are appropriate to the age, interest, and developmental level of children
• Facilitate the upkeep of the Library and Nutshell classroom environment
• Provide an inclusive, caring environment with respect to children’s individual differences
• Maintain appropriate standards for children’s behavior using non-punitive methods that promote development of problem solving skills and support self-esteem
• Provide careful and concentrated supervision of children to ensure safety and learning
• Communicate effectively with parents regarding children and the program
• Pursue professional learning opportunities, including 15 hours of professional development every year
• Attend orientations, staff meetings, and training sessions if assigned
• Attend All Day programs and evening/weekend events as requested
• Maintain current Child Care Division Central Background Registry, Food Handler, CPR/First Aid certifications, and professional development hours in Oregon Registry Online (ORO)

• AA in education or related field or equivalent combination of training and experience
• Experience designing and implementing activities for children (1st-5th grade) in childcare and/or educational settings
• Enrollment in Oregon Office of Child Care’s Central Background Registry
• Ability to pass a criminal background check and drug screen
• Food Handlers certificate and current CPR and First Aid certification

• BA/BS or equivalent four-year degree in education

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