Employment

 

AFTER SCHOOL POSITIONS AVAILABLE August 2016

Better Basics is currently accepting applicants to work in our HOPE afterschool program in Fairfield, AL.  Interviews will be scheduled June 5 through July 15.  Staff training will be held August 1 – August 5.  School will begin August 8, 2016. 

 

Afterschool Teacher I

 

Better Basics is currently seeking afterschool teachers to provide instruction to students enrolled in the HOPE afterschool program in Fairfield, AL.  Candidates with classroom and camp experience are preferred.  Teachers are needed from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday – Friday from August 2016 – May 2017, according to the Fairfield City Schools calendar.

Teachers will be responsible for guiding all students in successful participation in the HOPE Center program.  A short daily planning/preparation period is provided prior to student arrival.  Teachers will provide health and nutrition instruction, physical fitness, read alouds, administer meal provided by FCS, assist with homework, and ensure good classroom management during enrichment vendor rotations.  Every Friday, Teachers will be responsible for creating and leading lessons utilizing technology.  Teachers should be proficient in the use of iPads and web-based applications for laptops.  At the close of each day, Teachers will lead character development activities.

Workweek:

(2 Positions) 17.5 hours, Monday – Friday, 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

 

Work Status:  Part-time, Seasonal

Pay Range:  $11.00 – $12.50/HR

If you are interested in joining the Better Basics team, please send a cover letter, resume (with references) and completed employment application to jobs@betterbasics.org.

Afterschool Aide

Better Basics is currently seeking teacher’s aides to assist with implementing our HOPE afterschool program in Fairfield, AL.  Aides are needed 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday from August 2016 – May 2017, according to the Fairfield City Schools calendar.  The right candidate will have a positive classroom management style and an enthusiasm for helping all children succeed.  Aides will provide health and nutrition instruction, physical fitness, read alouds, administer meal provided by FCS, assist with homework, and ensure good classroom management during enrichment vendor rotations.  Aides will be responsible for student safety and record accuracy during student check-in/check-out.

Workweek:

(6 Positions) 15 hours, Monday – Friday, 2:30 – 5:30 p.m.

 

Work Status, Part-time, Seasonal

Pay Range:  $8.50 – $10.00/HR

If you are interested in joining the Better Basics team, please send a cover letter, copy of your resume (with references)(and indicating applicable classroom/camp experience) and completed employment application to jobs@betterbasics.org.

 

 

Afterschool Teacher II (Certified Teacher)

Better Basics is currently accepting applications for the position of Teacher II for our HOPE afterschool program in Fairfield, AL.  Certified teachers will begin instruction to students at 3:45 p.m.  Teachers are responsible for creating learning centers (based on literacy and math) from the materials provided by Better Basics that are suited to a multi-age classroom.  Each afternoon, teachers will assist two groups of students in 45 minute rotations.  Class size is approximately 20 students from multiple grades (kindergarten – sixth).  Opportunity to co-teach and volunteers will be available.  Teachers will focus on assisting students with completing homework and engaging students in hands-on learning in centers.  Rotations end at 5:15 p.m.  Additional planning time is required either before or after instruction.

 

Workweek:

(4 Positions) 4 days, Monday – Thursday (August 2015 – May 2016). Class from 3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

(3 Positions) 5 days, Monday – Friday (August 2016 – May 2017). Class from 3:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

 

Work Status:  Part-time, Seasonal

 

Pay Range:  $45/Day

 

If you are interested in joining the Better Basics team, please send a cover letter, copy of your teaching certification, resume (with references) and completed employment application to jobs@betterbasics.org.

 

Substitutes Needed

Better Basics is currently seeking substitutes for the positions listed above. If you have a passion for helping children and flexibility in your schedule, please apply.