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Employment & Internship Opportunities

Palm Grove Academy – Ocala
Palm Grove Academy is actively seeking dedicated and forward-thinking teachers who support the vision and mission of our school. Positions available are 9th and 10th grade Math, Science, Social Studies, and English.  Minimum requirements: Degree in field with a minimum of 2 years teaching experience. Fluency in English. If you meet qualification and are interested, please e-mail a cover letter and up-to-date resume to

Teaching Opportunity for Students & Teachers — Teach English to Children in China
The job is working online in the mornings or early evenings to teach English to Children in China. The pay is $16-$20 an hour and there are travel opportunities too! The company offers employees to go to China for summer camps along with other opportunities to meet the students that we teach.

This job has given me, as an education major, many opportunities to work with diverse populations, teach children, and make money. Hopefully it can do the same for others who have an interest in international studies, teaching, or the Chinese culture.

Attached you will find instructions on how to apply for the job along with some more in depth information. Feel free to email me with any questions and if/when someone applies so that I can follow up with the company as well at

Seeking Hebrew School Educators!
Congregation B’nai Israel is seeking responsible and charismatic educators to teach Kindergarten through 7th grade in our Hebrew school beginning August 2018. Qualified candidates will be knowledgeable about Jewish culture, ritual and language and be passionate about working with children.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Teach Hebrew prayer through an established curriculum
• Teach modern Hebrew
• Maintain an engaging and interactive class atmosphere
• Regular Attendance on Sunday Mornings during the School Year
• Strong classroom management

Please send inquiries and/or resumes to Shauna at

Harn Museum of Art Fall 2018 Internships
Have you ever wondered what is like to work in an art museum? Harn internships are offered with the goal of providing professional experience, growth opportunities and guidance from museum professionals. Interns have gone on to careers ranging from history to education at institutions such as the Guggenheim, Christie’s Auction House, and LACMA.

Fall internships are available in the Education Department with projects descriptions including Family Programs, Campus Engagement and Gallery Interpretation. Deadline for applications is June 1, 2018.  Interested candidates can find instructions, applications and project descriptions at Questions? Contact Paige Willis, Education Program Assistant, at 352.294.7062 or

Early Childhood Job Opportunities (Gainesville, FL)
Persimmon Early Learning Academy is now hiring for the following positions:  Full Time Two Year Old Teacher, Part Time Afternoon Teachers, and Substitute Teachers. We offer low classroom ratios, competitive pay, and 15 paid holiday days per year. Please send a resume to Bonnie Bowman at or call 352.505.0144.

Part-time Tutors/Teachers Needed for the Summer
Santa Fe College Upward Bound is an academic and college prep program funded by the US Department of Education. The purpose of Upward Bound is to develop the skills and motivation necessary for students to successfully complete high school, enroll in college, and succeed in college. Positions open: Math and Spanish. Complete details on the attachment.

School of Arts and Sciences on Thomasville
The School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) in Tallahassee is seeking a number of teachers for the 2018-2019 school year for the following positions: Elementary Lead Teacher, Elementary Associate Teacher, Intermediate ESE Teacher, Middle School Science/STEM Teacher, Art Teacher K-8, Dance/PE Lead Teacher (K-8), PE Associate Teacher (K-8). For more information or to apply, please click here.

Volunteer Opportunities

Gymnastics Summer Camp
Are you interested in working with children and have a fun summer camp experience? Balance 180 Gymnastics & Sports Academy, a local non-profit organization committed to integrating children with disabilities, is looking for college-aged volunteers to join our summer camp. This summer we are running our fifth integrated summer camp and are looking for volunteers that are excited to work with children with special needs!

Summer camp 2018 will run from July 16th- August 3rd and promises to be a blast! Volunteers can join in the morning from 8:00am-12:30pm or in the afternoon from 12:30pm-5:30pm; however, the times can be adjusted to the volunteer’s schedule! No gymnastics experience is required to volunteer! Volunteers can sign up for any week or specific days: whatever works for your schedule! Most help is needed in the mornings 🙂
Our inclusive summer camp provides a great hands-on learning experience for student volunteers. Volunteers work 1-1 or 2-1 with participating campers (ages 3-15 years) in a wide range of activities, such as gymnastics, crafts, and games! Volunteers help athletes make new friends, learn new motor skills, and encourage the athletes to try new activities! Our athletes have a range of disabilities including autism, Down syndrome, ADD/ADHD, and cerebral palsy, among others.
We are so excited to be offering our summer camp again and hope you will be able to join us and benefit from this learning experience! Attached is a flyer with additional details! Students who are interested can email Ashley Tringas at

Gator Junior Golf Association Volunteer Opportunities
If you love kids and are looking for a way to get involved, then consider volunteering with the Gator Junior Golf Association, Gainesville’s only non-profit junior golf program! As a volunteer, you would be mentoring and helping kids ages 5-14 develop both golf skills and life skills that can be used on and off the course. Only basic golf knowledge is required. If interested, please visit our website,, for more info or email David Steinfeldt at

Childcare – Tutoring

Part-time Nanny Needed
Part time nanny needed for 2 sweet boys, ages 1 and almost 3. Stay at home mom in southwest Gainesville who needs help 2-3 days week for a few hours each day. Duties include watching the boys and light cleaning ( kids laundry, toy pickup, etc) while I catch up on housework/organization, run errands, or take one child to an appointment. Hours are flexible, I can work with your schedule to accommodate mornings or afternoons. Must be comfortable with dogs. Please contact Natalie at

Starting in August:  Babysitter needed for 2 boys ages 13 & 11,  Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 7:15 to 8:50 and Thursday afternoons 3:00-5:30 (sometimes 4:30).  Hired sitter will take boys to their respective schools.  Schools near each other. Good driving record a must.  Rate: $20.00. Other sitting opportunities may occur as current sitters schedules change.  Email:

Part time sitter for 14 year old girl needed in NW Gainesville (child of UF Faculty).  Must have own transportation for after school or weekend care. Also need summer help!  Pay rate $10-13 per hour.  e-mail

Female Grad Student Starting in August
Help with kids overall (pick up, drop off, homework).  Kids 14 (boy), 11 (girl), 6 year old (girl). I am home by 4 so it’s more juggling and helping with one kid while I’m with the others, etc…

Hours around 4-7 pm at least 3 days/week, must be able to drive, have good driving record and able to tutor pre-algebra and 6th grade middle school math. Please email Michelle at

Part-time Nanny Needed
Monday to Friday 4.5 hours a day, for a happy 2.5 year old girl in our home. We live near the Millhopper library. The ideal candidate would be great with kids and dogs, reliable, trustworthy, creative and punctual. Please email me at Thank you!

Nanny Needed
Parttime Nanny help this summer. Opportunity to start immediately during after-school hours and continue into the summer with flexible hours.  Bright, cheerful, independent thirteen-year-old with mild physical disability.  Flexible schedule. Duties include transportation to activities and providing structure to the day including homework help. Must have reliable transportation. Larger vehicle preferred but not required.

Perfect for college student taking summer classes.  If interested please email name, days/hours available, and contact number to

Tutor Needed
Family, originally from China, is offering a paid opportunity for one or more students who’s native language is English to assist an 10 year old boy on the autism spectrum in Reading/writing, Math, sports and Social communication area as tutor at home , home school,or summer camp in Gainesville. (Experience with elementary education or special education students is desirable, but not necessary.) If you are interested, please contact the boy’s mother, Cindy, by phone/text at 7273016344, or at

Room Available in Exchange for Childcare Help
We are looking for someone who LOVES children to live with us to help out with our *triplet* toddlers mainly for morning/evening routine. During the daytime/work hours, you would be free to work or go to school. In exchange, we would provide room/board. Hoping to find someone enthusiastic about children who would like to be a part of our loving family. Childcare experience is preferred. If you think you are a good fit, please contact us at or call 407-921-1474.  THANKS SO MUCH!  Amy and the A-Team Triplets


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