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Job Category:
KHA - Part-Time Team Up Academic Teacher
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City of Jacksonville, FL | Jacksonville, FL
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Job Description

Job Description

TEAM UP is sponsored by the Kids Hope Alliance who partners with the Duval County Public School system to provide innovative after-school academic enrichment activities to selected local schools. The main focus of the academic component is to strengthen the student's academic ability. TEAM UP academic teachers assist with project based learning, homework completion, provide tutoring for high-risk students who have been identified below grade level performance and/or below average test scores in language, reading, math and/or science and teach reading and math strategies in creative ways.

Examples of Work

* Implements the academic component and completes lesson plans.
* Supervises the children and engages them in activities.
* Understands the program objectives and program design.
* Facilitates Project Based Learning activities as outlined in the grant.
* Keeps and checks attendance at every transition point.
* Submits weekly lesson plans to Site Coordinator/Lead Teacher.
* Develops and implements academic plans that are designed in a fun, positive, interactive format and support academic enrichment.
* Requests needed materials and makes sure they are available to implement lessons.
* Works with afterschool team to create a collegiate, productive, upbeat and positive environment.
* Encourages study groups, pairing academically talented students with those needing assistance.
* Attends staff meetings and checks personal folder daily for communication from program director or other colleagues.
* Obtains required training set by the grant.
* Signs in and out daily.
* Communicates monthly with parents and teachers of home group students.
* Attends field trips with home group.
* Communicates daily with the Site Coordinator/Lead Teacher.
* Works with janitors and students to assure that room is in good order at the end of the evening and is ready for the next day's school.
* Follows school board policies.
* Performs any other duties as assigned by the Site Coordinator.

Open Requirements/Supplemental Information

This position is part-time working approximately 15 hours per week.


* Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with
* At least two years' experience working in educational programs with youth.
* Certified teacher required.
* First aid and CPR certification required within 30 days of appointment and must be maintained.
* Completion of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) 45 hour initial training must be completed within the first year of employment.
* Bilingual preferred.
* Must pass background screening on a local, state and federal level as required by the State of Florida Children and Family Services.
* This classification performs safety-sensitive functions and is subject to pre-employment, random and other drug/alcohol testing programs as set forth in the City of Jacksonville's Drug Free Workplace Policy (Directive 0401).

A FULLY COMPLETED ONLINE APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. Apply at www.coj.net. Work history is required for all employment/volunteer work in which qualifications are being based. A copy of your college transcript and teaching certificate are required with your application. Transcripts do not need to be official, but must state your name, the name of the school, type of degree, classes taken, grades received, and date degree was conferred.

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If claiming veteran's preference, you must attach a DD-214 (Member Form-4 copy) or military discharge papers, or equivalent certification from the Department of Veterans Affairs listing military status, dates of service and character of discharge. You must also attach the Veterans Preference Certification Form and if applicable, the additional forms as noted here: http://www.coj.net/departments/employee-services/veterans-preference

If a candidate believes he or she was not afforded veteran's preference, he or she may file an email complaint or written complaint, within 60 calendar days upon receipt of notification of the hiring decision, requesting an investigation to:

Florida Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Preference Coordinator

11351 Ulmerton Road, Suite 311

Largo, FL 33778-1630

email: VeteransPreference@fdva.state.fl.us