Employment

Better Basics has the following positions available:

Summer Learning Teacher

Better Basics is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit agency that has been working to make a positive difference in the lives of children through literacy programs for over 20 years.

We are seeking enthusiastic, creative elementary-school teachers who have a passion for helping struggling students succeed to join our summer staff.  Teachers will carry out intervention through hands-on learning activities in a fun and active camp environment. Teachers will implement our Summer Learning program for students preparing for 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grades at summer camp locations throughout Birmingham.  Instruction is provided in a small group setting of ten students per teacher.

Teachers are needed at three camp locations for camps 6 weeks in length.  Teachers provide instruction from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon with planning time available beginning at 8:30 a.m.  Multiple teachers are needed four to five days a week.

Deadline to apply is March 12, 2017.

Interviews will be conducted March 13 through March 24, 2017.

Training occurs May 31st.

Part-time, Seasonal

$80 per day

Job Description-Summer Intervention Teacher

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


 

Summer Learning Coordinator (Non-Certified)

Better Basics is currently seeking summer learning coordinators to perform administrative duties including data collection, assessment, attendance and preparation of materials for certified teachers.  Coordinators will also engage with students through read-alouds and coordinate volunteer activity on site.  Candidates must demonstrate attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and online database management.

Deadline to apply is March 12, 2017.

Final interviews conducted March 13-24, 2017.

Employment begins May 15, 2017.

$15/Hour

25 hours per week (Monday – Friday) 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Job Description-Summer Learning Coordinator

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

Better Basics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.