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Wednesday Update – November 1, 2017

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Pasco County Schools – Fall Job Fair – Thursday, November 9, 4-6pm
Job seekers will have the chance to:

* Meet and interview with principals/managers from our Elementary, Middle, High Schools, and student services department.
* Learn about Pasco County Schools’ culture, benefits, professional development opportunities, and the support we offer all of our teachers.
* Win door prizes including a Garmin Activity Tracker.

Interested but don’t know if you qualify? Stop by, we’ll have a Certification team available, who will help guide you through the certification process and offer information sessions throughout the night. Click here to Pre-Register and earn more chances to win!

2017 International Week at the College of Education – November 13-17, 2017
COE Community – You are cordially invited to celebrate the 2017 International Week at the College of Education. UF International Week is being held from November 13 through 17.

We are featuring three days of events starting with a Faculty and Doctoral Student Panel, followed by an International Festival including food, music, and dance, and a film viewing and discussion of the acclaimed documentary: He Named Me Malala.  Please see flyer for details. We hope you will join us for all or some of these exciting events!

Volusia County Instructional Job Fair – Friday, November 17
Fall has arrived here in Florida and Volusia County School District is currently  recruiting teachers for our 2017-18 school year as well as our 2018-19 school year. Education majors as well as any potential candidates such as science, math and technology majors, please see attachment.  Job Fair requests, please contact:

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Employment & Internship Opportunities

Teaching Positions Available in Orlando
Positive Pathways Transition Center (of the Orange County Public School District in Orlando) has multiple teaching positions currently available in Language Arts, English, Math, Reading, and Electives. We are a K-12 alternative school with the majority of our students in middle and high school. Our dedicated teachers make a difference every day to keep our at-risk students from dropping out. This is a school where you can truly make a difference! Please contact Charlene Raulerson at 407-992-0599 ext. 6312223 or email

Spring 2018 Student Internship – deadline is Thursday, November 9 by midnight
The Child & Youth Program at Peaceful Paths is looking for interns and student volunteers for the spring and summer semesters. Peaceful Paths is a certified domestic violence agency for the tri-county area. Many children are often affected by violence in their homes, our Child & Youth Program is dedicated to providing a variety free and confidential services to address their needs. The center provides our interns and volunteers with many opportunities for growth and learning in areas such as child welfare, victim advocacy, and primary prevention. We also go out into the community and work with youth from elementary to high school with curriculum focused on healthy friendships, relationships, and intimate partner violence prevention. A lot of our programming is developed by us and is a great opportunity to create, teach, and work with youth in our community. If interested, please contact Laura Dawson at

Oak Hall School (Gainesville, FL) 
Seeks two senior administrators for 2018-2019 school year: Academic Dean (PreSchool-12th grade) and Head of Lower School (PreSchool-Grade 5). For more information, respond to

Berkeley Academy Teaching Internship – deadline is Wednesday, December 6
Berkeley Preparatory School seeks passionate, optimistic and tenacious college students to serve as our Berkeley Academy teachers this summer! The Berkeley Academy helps highly motivated, low-income students in our Tampa Bay community reach their unique potential and achieve their dream of going to college. We will also be able to provide housing this year for those who do not live in the Tampa Bay area. Due to the competitiveness of this program, we strongly encourage interested applicants to apply by Wednesday, December 6.

All majors encouraged to apply! For questions, please contact the Director, Kim Lawless at

Yucai Chinese School
We are a licensed local after-school care provider. Our students are from K to Grade 5. Most of them are American born Chinese and they use both languages. We currently have strong support for our students to practice Chinese language in our program. We would like our students to work more on their Math and do some STEM relevant activities next semester. Currently we are recruiting for a part-time teacher as a tutor in Math. We will have all the materials prepared and the teacher just need to assist the students to finish practicing the materials and keep a record of their work. Please visit our website for more information. If interested, please email

Camp Laurel South
Currently hiring camp counselors for the summer of 2018. We are looking for educators, coaches and college students who enjoy working with children. We are a coed, residential camp in Casco, Maine. For a short film clip about Laurel South, please enjoy this video. If interested in this opportunity, please contact Drew at or call 800-327-3506. To apply online, visit our website at

PACE Center for Girls
Looking for Highly Qualified and Certified Teachers to work at the new center in Spring Hill, FL. The following teaching positions are available: English/Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies.  All of the positions require certification through grade 12, but WE pay for the professional certification exam (if needed) on the first attempt.  This is inclusive of the Professional Educators Exam, all Subject specifics as required, as well as the ESE. Visit to apply!

UF America Reads
Currently hiring tutors for the Spring 2018 semester. America Reads is a Federal Work Study program that provides literacy tutoring to at-risk students in elementary schools and community centers in the local Gainesville community. Paid positions starting at $10/hour are available for students enrolled at the University of Florida who are eligible to receive Federal Work Study as a form of financial aid. Tutors must be available at least 3 days per week for a combined minimum of 8-10 hours per week. Applications can be found on the America Reads website and should be submitted via email at Any further questions should be directed to the America Reads staff via email at​

Camp Counselors for Camp Lochearn (Post Mills, Vermont)
Currently hiring counselors for the summer of 2018.  Attached is a flyer with information about the job and the camp.  Each summer, we strive to create a fun, hardworking, and exciting experience for both our campers and counselors.  This is an incredible opportunity for future educators to get experience working with children of all ages, as well as real-world experience making lesson plans for the different classes and activities we offer.  Working for Camp Lochearn during the summer is a very rewarding job that lasts for much longer than ten weeks.  Please direction questions to or call 802-333-4211.

Teaching Positions in Bronx Schools
There are numerous positions still available in our Bronx public schools. Students and/or alumni who have, or are eligible for, NYS certification (see (Students who are eligible for “Internship Certificates” are considered to be certified).  Positions available: Students w. Disabilities (all levels), English as a New Language, Childhood Ed. 1-6, Birth-2, ELA 5-9 & 7-12, Spanish, French, Mathematics, Drama, Vocal Music, Physical Education, Art

Interested applicants should forward their resume to:

Volunteer – Service

Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that runs volunteering programs abroad. We examine various social justice issues while working in solidarity with local activists, non-profit organizations, and communities. We are looking for globally conscious and socially active students who want to spend their summer exploring some of the most complex and beautiful countries in the world!

If you’re into cultural exchange, meaningful community service, and off-the-beaten path adventure, apply by November 22nd! Programs are filling up quickly so apply as soon as possible. Financial assistance is available for our 5-6 week programs.

Check out where we go:  Programs of various themes are currently open in the following countries and regions:

Bolivia – Environmental Justice
Thailand – Alternative Tourism, Environmental Conservation, or Food Justice
India – Alternative Education or Gender & Religion
Guatemala – Human Rights, Food Justice, or Fair Trade
Cambodia – Environmental Justice or Alternative Education
Peru – Human Rights, Environmental Justice, or Alternative Tourism
Ecuador – Food Justice
Bangladesh – Fair Trade

Can’t travel in the summer? Join us for our alternative breaks in the winter and spring!

Childcare – Tutoring

Babysitter needed for the Spring Semester on Mondays 5:45-7:30 PM and Wednesdays 5-7:30 PM. Sitter will pickup from after care, bring her home, heat up dinner, start homework. Child is a sweet and smart 5th grade girl. Aftercare and home are near UF. Must have reliable transportation. Please contact Rachel at

Seeking a paid tutor for my 2nd grade daughter to assist with reading fluency and spelling.  Hours would be after 5:30pm and/or on the weekends depending on your availability.  She is sweet, very shy, and works well with one on one help.  Please contact me at if you are interested.

Part-time TUTORS needed for high-risk students ages 15 – 24. Twenty hours weekly (8:00 AM – noon). $12 hourly. Must be proficient in high school math, but will consider other subject areas; be fingerprinted (provided), pass a criminal background check, and be available to work as soon as possible. College students/grads of all ages are eligible to apply. Please contact Penny Sirmones of MYcroSchool Gainesville (#352-379-2902). Please leave your full name, return telephone number w/ area code, and reason for your call if you do not get through to Ms. Sirmones.

UF Community Tutoring Program
UF is proud to offer resources like Tutor Matching Service to provide supplemental one-on-one tutoring to students. As a courtesy to students seeking individual assistance for students, the University of Florida provides a link to Tutor Matching Service (TMS) where students can register to receive private tutoring for payment. Students with academic aptitude in a given subject or subjects may also sign up to become a tutor as part of this service.  Tutoring can take place in person or online through the digital GoBoard system depending on the preferences and abilities of the tutor and tutee. More information available here.

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