Better Basics is currently accepting applicants to work in our HOPE afterschool program in Fairfield, AL. 

Afterschool Teacher I

Better Basics is currently seeking 1 afterschool teacher to provide instruction to students enrolled in the HOPE Centers 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 December 2014 – May 2015, 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, administer snack, 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. Download Teacher 1 Job Description here.

Workweek:  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

Deadline to apply:  December 5, 2014

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 jobs@betterbasics.org.


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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.