Employment

Interested in joining the Better Basics team?

Positions open as of 9/16/14.  Better Basics is accepting applications for work in our HOPE afterschool program.

Download Better Basics Application for Employment here.

Better Basics is currently accepting applicants to work in our HOPE afterschool program in Fairfield, AL.  for the 14-15 school year. 

AFTER SCHOOL POSITIONS AVAILABLE September 2014

Deadline to apply: September 30, 2014

Program Coordinator/Teacher III – HOPE 21st CCLC 

The HOPE 21st CCLC Program Coordinator/Teacher III assists in planning and overseeing implementation of all activities at the afterschool sites in Fairfield, Alabama. This involves oversight of staff, planning of activities, managing resources, ensuring student safety, and any other aspect necessary to run an effective 21st Century afterschool program.

In addition, this individual will teach selected lessons to students throughout the week, including STEM and Character Education lessons. This individual assures that the sites are compliant with grant expectations and collects/provides data necessary for grant reporting. This position is 30 hours per week with time spent in the office and on location at the schools. Download the Job Description-HOPE Program Coordinator-Teacher III 2014-2015 here.

Pay: $23,660 annually
Workweek: 30 hours, typically Monday – Friday 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Work Status: Regular, Full-time, Exempt, Eligible for Health Benefits

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

Afterschool Aide Substitute

Better Basics is currently seeking 2 teacher’s aide substitutes to assist with implementing our HOPE afterschool program.  Aides are needed 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday from August 2014 – May 2015.  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, administer snack, 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.  Download HOPE Aide Job Description here.

Pay Range: $8.50 – $10.00/hr
Workweek: 15 hours, Monday – Friday, 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. as needed
Work Status, Part-time, Seasonal

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

INTERNSHIPS

Better Basics is currently accepting unpaid interns for public relations, development, and non-profit management.  If you are currently a degree-seeking student and need an internship placement for the spring, summer or fall semester, please contact Sherri Blank (sblank@betterbasics.org) for more information.

Better Basics is an equal opportunity employer.