Published date: August 18, 2020 6:25 am
Location: Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
The ACE Academy 21st Century Community Learning Center program based at Park Montgomery in Silver Spring, MD., is seeking an experienced instructor to conduct literacy activities, weekly character education lessons and monthly service learning activities during the after-school program for children in grades 1 through 5. The ACE Academy program operates 4 days a week, Monday – Thursday, from 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM when in-person instruction is permitted to occur. Program hours for online instruction will be 4:00-6:00 p.m.
During the COVID-19 shutdown, ACE Academy activities have transitioned to online learning using Zoom meetings and delivery of materials to families for student use. The format of program operation is dependent on county and state guidelines which may change throughout the year. This position requires an individual who has experience in using technology to deliver online instruction and a willingness to be flexible in order to address changing circumstances. The program may transition to in-person instruction when it is possible to do so.
In addition to providing daily instruction, staff are required and paid to attend weekly 30 minute staff meetings and 90 minutes of planning, 12 hours of professional development and 3 additional evening family events. All of these additional activities will take place online until county and state health regulations permit the program to meet in person.
Position reports directly to the Site Coordinator.
Plan and conduct daily lessons using the Playbooks Reader’s Theater (materials provided) and the IXL on-line learning system, incorporate weekly character education lessons using Second Step and service-learning activities with program participants.
Paid participation in staff meetings, parent events and on-line professional development beyond program hours
Adhere to policies and procedures as outlined in the ACE Academy staff handbook.
Adhere to scheduled start and end times for program activities.