About Belmont Charter Network

Belmont Charter Network is a family of charter schools working to address the academic and social-emotional barriers hindering our students' overall success. In addition to a fundamental academic curriculum, we provide physical and mental health services within the school environment along with a wide variety of extracurricular programming including sports, academic enrichment and the arts. We strive to equip each of our students with the resources and skills necessary to become successful and productive members of society. Our mission is to promote the academic, social and emotional well-being of each child we serve.

Job Description

This position for an after school teacher responsible for leading afternoon care hours with students in Prek -Kindergarten . OST (Out of School Time) teachers plan lessons and facilitate after-school clubs, major projects, and group activities within a project based learning theme. Teachers also help establish relationships with community organizations for more diverse and engaging programming. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reports to the OST director and site coordinator for daily updates and information

  • Assist in the school-day dismissal of enrolled after-care students and escort children to their assigned afternoon locations

  • Serve daily snack and conduct student breaks

  • Create lesson plans based on project based learning themes that center around S.T.E.M. arts, movement/ physical education, and social emotional learning (SEL) 

  • Prepare and facilitate major OST projects and activities with OST groups

  • Lead OST clubs through special activities and projects with select students

  • Actively supervise students during play and projects

  • Monitor student attendance and conduct head counts as students dismiss

  • Maintain OST rooms/ spaces and lead daily recovery/ breakdown of rooms and materials

  • Establish and maintain positive and supportive relationships with OST/daycare families

  • Assisting director and site coordinator with student dismissal and late pick-up, when required

  • Accompanying and guiding students hosted OST field trips and featured presentations

  • Complete required child care professional development certifications

Qualifications

  • Must be available to work Monday through Friday from 2:30 to 6:00PM
  • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check Clearance (Act 34)
  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151)
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Record Check Clearance (Act 114)
  • 4+ years of child care experience within a child care facility or school-based program
  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent (or collegiate degree)
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Certification or degree in early childhood education is a plus
  • Special enrichment certifications (teaching artist, educational, or vocational) is a plus
  • Current CPR certification is a plus
  • Mandated Reporter Certification is a plus
  • Basic computer, Internet, and social media skills
  • Exceptional written communication and lesson planning skills
  • Excellent communications skills, particularly with young children
  • Creative, energetic, and passionate about after-school enrichment
  • Must present strong leadership skills

Compensation:

$18.50/ hour for 1st 90 days, $20/ hour after probation period, bi-weekly pay

Job Function

Educator

Job Type

Teacher

School Type

Public Charter

Subject

Any

Grade

Any

Education Level

High School

Term

2022-2023