Wednesday Update for June 24, 2015

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Wednesday Update for June 24, 2015 


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General Announcements

Peace Corps Applications Due July 1st
Are you graduating this summer or in December and still considering what to do post Graduation? Peace Corps is looking for talented individuals to utilize their teaching skills throughout the world. Your education background makes you quite valuable to developing communities. Teachers are needed to teach English, Math, Science, special education, and more. The next round of applications are due Wednesday, July 1st.  If you’re interested in seeing what opportunities there are for you, I invite you to explore the website at The application takes less than an hour so there is still time to be considered for positions departing in early 2016. If you need help with your resume or motivation statement, your campus Peace Corps Recruiter is happy to help. Email Bobbi at to set up an appointment. 

ENC 5319- Scholarly Writing for Publication- Writing for Intersectional & Social Justice Research – Fall 2015
This workshop-style seminar is a valuable course for graduate students (and their advisor) as it will give a venue to make progress on and enhance thesis/dissertation writing or other research projects, allowing advisors to focus more on conceptual/methodological issues than on the writing. And, it brings a lens that many students are hungry for: intersectionality and social justice perspectives. See flyer for more details.

Opportunities and Employment

P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School, UF’s K-12 laboratory school, is seeking applicants for a full-time kindergarten teacher for one year beginning August 13, 2015.  Interested applicants should apply through GatorJobs:  Position: Visiting Elementary Instructor; Requisition Number: 0908377
To apply:

P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School, UF’s K-12 laboratory school, is seeking applicants for a part-time high school biology teacher for one year beginning August 13, 2015.  Interested applicants should apply through GatorJobs: Position: OPS Faculty; Requisition Number: T2648
To apply:

Program Assistant at Kids Count
Three positions for after-school programs located at Kids Count, an after school tutoring program. See flyer for details. Please contact Bill at with any questions.

Part-Time Nursery Teacher and Classroom Assistants Needed
The Servants of Christ Anglican Church is seeking enthusiastic, dedicated teachers and assistants to work Sunday Morning during services, as well as, weekday and evenings shifts available. Infant through pre-k teachers needed. $10/hr. Background checks required. Contact Kim Harris at

Daycare Staff
Hawthorne Academy is a childcare facility in Hawthorne, FL  looking for staff for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. State mandated 40 hours and 1st aid/cpr is a plus. Applicants please submit resumes and/or credentials to Inquires can also be made at 352-358-8030.

Exceptional Education Teachers- Orlando, Florida
Princeton House Charter School is seeking Exceptional Education Teachers with Prek-3rd and/or K-6th certifications to serve students with Autism. We are a public charter school located in Orlando, Florida. Please see flyer for further information.

Emerald Shores Elementary – Ocala, Florida
Currently hiring for 4th and 5th grade teachers, a librarian, and a guidance counselor. Application information located at:

Emerald Shores Elementary
404 Emerald Rd.
Ocala, FL 34472
Contact person:  Kathy Cook, School Secretary

Teaching Positions
Ruth Rains Middle School, located in Cross City, Florida, has the following instructional openings available for immediate hire:

Reading (must be reading endorsed)
Middle Grades Science (may teach out of field up to 1 year)
Middle Grades English Language Arts

Applicants should send resumes to Alexa Mills via fax (352-498-1283) or email

Applicants must print an application online ( and mail or fax it to:

Attention: Nicole Chesser
16077 NE 19 Highway
Instructional Services Building 2
Cross City, FL 32628
Fax: (352) 498-1308

Babysitting/ Nanny/ Tutoring

Nanny Needed
Nanny for a toddler that has some soft markers for autism. He has not been diagnosed yet, but the family is on an early intervention plan with steps to take with him over the next several months. In this family, both parents work, so it’s important his nanny follow through on these steps with him during the week while they are away. For now, we need someone for three days a week at about 8 hours per day ($10/hour). The days will vary, because one parent is a fire fighter and has different days off each week. However, the mother is off on Fridays, so it should never fall on a Friday that this person would have to work.

Interested students can contact me with their resumes:

Tutor Needed
Looking for someone to help our 6 year old granddaughter while she is staying with us in Gainesville during the first and possibly second week of July. The two areas she needs help with are reading and math. Please contact Dr. Michael Weaver at or 317-379-6976.

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