Associate Teacher EPIC
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Associate Teacher, EPIC (Extended Day, Middle Grades), Part-Time 20 hours/week
Our community and curriculum intentionally reflect the world in which we live. In fact, our community is one of the most diverse among all of Atlanta’s and the nations’ independent schools. Our commitment to inclusion creates an environment where children and adults are free to be their authentic selves.
We embrace play in everything we do because it is essential to the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and cultural development of our young children and young adults. Our joyful and nurturing campus in the heart of Midtown Atlanta supports students to take risks and challenges them to make a positive impact on our ever-changing world.
We are seeking an experienced part-time Associate Teacher to start immediately. Hours are Monday - Thursday 2:30-6:00 p.m. and Fridays 1:30 - 6:00 p.m.
The EPIC (Enrichment Programming through Innovative Curricula) Extended Day Program is designed to engage students in areas of high interest, building leadership capabilities, and community building opportunities. EPIC students participate in the planning and development of high-interest clubs, non-traditional learning opportunities, and community service-learning experiences. Working with EDSL Admin and EPIC Coordinator, the EPIC Associate will be an important support for the various daily opportunities, activities, and clubs as created by the EPIC coordinator and informed by TCS middle grades students.
Day to day, an Associate Teacher will:
- Communicate, collaborate, plan, and work effectively in teaching partnerships
- Motivate, nurture, and challenge students
- Play a meaningful role in each student’s daily school life
- Establish and maintain a creative, self-directed and collaborative learning environment
- One year of college, preferably in Education
- Experience with children, preferably in a classroom environment
- Experience with students, or interest in, outdoor activities
- Experience working with adolescents
- Understands the identity development and learning processes of early adolescents
- Skilled at establishing meaningful relationships with students as a critical foundation for student engagement and academic achievement
- Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Passion for and experience in the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion
- Possess the following characteristics:
- Contagious optimism and enthusiasm
- Honesty and Integrity
- Collaboration-mindedness, empathy, self-awareness and reflection
- Intrinsic motivation, initiative and high standards
- Adaptation, resilience, iterative mindset and willingness to take risks, fail and recover
- Critical thinking, inquisitiveness, boundless curiosity and enthusiasm
- A motivated, creative, self-directed and collaborative team member is desired
The Children's School is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
We believe that in order for children to fully, sensitively and effectively engage in their communities, they must possess strong local, cultural and global competence. To that end, we learn from and enrich ourselves with multiple perspectives and welcome people of any country of origin, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender expression, gender identity, physical appearance, race, religious choice, family structure, sex, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status.
We welcome all persons to apply through our Careers Website.