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Wednesday Update – July 25, 2018
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FREE GRE Workshop
The UF Teaching Center offers this workshop Monday through Thursday, July 23-26, from 5-7 p.m. each day. The Verbal sessions are Monday & Wednesday, and the Math sessions are Tuesday and Thursday. You can register for just the math sessions, just the verbal sessions, or all four. Go towww.teachingcenter.ufl.edu, then “study skills” then “workshops” to register and learn the workshop location
Employment & Internship Opportunities
- Have experience working with children
- Have a strong work ethic and be punctual
- Maintain a safe environment for students at all times
- Engage with children in activities and play
- Must be able to pass background check
- Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 3:45 – 5:30 and Wednesdays from 1:45 – 5:30
- Pay is $11 an hour
- Work with small groups of struggling students
- Hours are from 8AM – 12:30 PM Monday – Friday
- Must have valid Florida teaching certificate
- Pay is $25 per hour
- Job starts immediately
- This teacher provides instruction in enrichment topics to groups of students from 9 to 20 students. Topics include: chess, STEM, book studies, gardening, geography, spelling, art, library, etc. The topics being taught changes every 10 week period.
- Lesson plans are submitted weekly
- Strong classroom management skills and structure are required
- Experience working with children required
- Hours are from 7:45 – 4:15 Monday through Friday
- Annual salary of $33,000 plus benefits
EduGator Central hiring a Student Assistant
This is a part-time Federal Work Study (FWS) position as a student assistant with the College of Education, EduGator Central Office of Academic and Student Services with an immediate start date. Students without an approved FWS permit for summer may begin employment during the summer, but must have FWS for the 2018/19 academic year to be considered.Students must be able to work approximately 15hrs per week (maximum of 20hrs), Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. This position is likely to continue for the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters, if the selected candidate is a good fit. For detailed information and application instructions, please go to http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/507207/federal-work-study-office-assistant
Bronson High School
Bronson High School is looking to fill the following secondary school positions:
- Language Arts Teachers (2 positions)
- Math Teacher (1 position)
If you would like additional information, please contact Principal Tim McCarthy at 352-316-0225.
Peaceful Paths — Internship Opportunities — apply by 11:59 pm on Monday, August 6th
Peaceful Paths is the only certified domestic violence center responsible for serving Alachua, Bradford and Union Counties. Our agency is committed to providing services to survivors of domestic violence. Prospective interns who are selected will be working within our Child and Youth Department which provides services to our Outreach Office and Emergency Shelter, as well as to the community through our Violence Prevention program. Interns will have the opportunity to work first-hand with survivors and their children, providing support, learning to advocate and keep them emotionally and physically safe. Violence Prevention interns will gain first-hand experience in building prevention strategies by planning and facilitating elementary to high school curriculum focused on healthy friendships, relationships, and intimate partner violence prevention. Please see attachments for additional details: Child & Youth Program and Violence Prevention Program.
St. Cloud Preparatory Academy, Saint Cloud, FL
St. Cloud Preparatory Academy (SCPA) is a public charter school, currently serving grades K-8 and growing to a high school. Our focus is on leadership and being a self-advocate for one’s actions and choices. We are currently looking to hire an Elementary Support Facilitation ESE Teacher and First Grade Teacher.
Junior Data Analyst Position – School District of Manatee County
The School District of Manatee County is currently looking to hire a Junior Data Analyst to work in our Assessment, Accountability, and Research department.
This job would involve providing support and instruction to the student assessment process from test administration to statistical analysis of data and reporting, using statistical analysis and school grade projections to support decision making, and working with teachers, data teams, and central office staff to calculate and coordinate student learning related teacher evaluations.
The full job description and application can be found on the School District’s website here.
Elementary Teacher needed! – Southern Teachers
A small, private, college-preparatory school in Pensacola needs an interim 4th grade teacher for the 2018-19 academic year. Located just one mile from the beautiful Gulf Coast, this pre-kindergarten through grade eight school offers a holistic approach to education. Ideally, the new teacher will also contribute to school life by coaching sports and/or helping with co-curricular programs.
Candidates must hold at least bachelors’ degrees with excellent records in elementary education. The new teacher will earn a competitive salary, based on experience and qualifications, and a comprehensive benefits package.
If you know of recent graduates or alumni who are still seeking a good teaching position in a beautiful seaside area, please encourage them to complete our online application.
Baker County has the following teaching positions available:
Baker Middle School
7th grade ELA (3)
6th grade Math
8th grade Intensive Math
7th grade Science (Life Science)
6th grade Reading
Baker Co High School
9-12 Math (3)
ESE varying exceptionalities
To apply, use the following link- https://www.bakerk12.org/domain/160
Position available for advanced undergraduate or graduate students to assist with project activities for Embedded Instruction California, a project to adapt, pilot, and evaluate professional development on strategies for supporting preschool teachers to embed instruction for young children with disabilities in ongoing activities and routines in early childhood classrooms. The student would assist the project coordinator with data entry and video coding.Knowledge of EXCEL, attention to detail, reliability, and maintaining confidentiality are important qualifications. Experience with preschool curricula and children ages 3-5 in classroom settings is preferred. The position is an hourly position that is available immediately through the end of the Spring semester and may include additional semesters pending performance. A minimum of 10 hours per week is required. Students will be paid $10-$15/hour, depending on experience. The position includes a brief orientation, training, and ongoing supervision by the project coordinator. This is an excellent opportunity for students who are interested in professional development, coaching, or instructional approaches in early childhood and would like to gain experience in research. If interested, please email a brief statement describing your interest, the number of hours you are available Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 and 5 for the remainder of the summer and the Fall semester, and a resume to Dr. Darbianne Shannon, Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies, Shannon.email@example.com
Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies
Position available for a Spanish speaking bi-lingual advanced undergraduate or graduate student to assist with activities for a project providing professional development for early intervention providers serving infants and toddlers with or at risk for disabilities. The professional development is focused on providers coaching families to implement practices to support the social-emotional development of their infants and toddlers. This student would assist the Project Coordinator with preparing materials for professional development workshops and meetings, data entry, and data processing. The position is an hourly position that is available immediately with the opportunity to continue the work through next year. Availability for 20 hours per week is preferred. Students will be paid $12-$15/hour, depending on experience. The position includes a brief orientation and training and ongoing supervision by a project coordinator. This is an excellent opportunity for students who are interested in professional development, coaching, or instructional approaches in early childhood and would like to gain experience in funded projects. If interested, please email a brief statement describing your interest and a resume to Dr. Cinda Clark, Postdoctoral Associate, Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies, firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Fork High School
South Fork High School located in Stuart, Florida is a B rated school looking to fill two biology positions and potentially an ELA position (likely 9thgrade). Principal Jay Blavatt is committed to onboarding and training. Looking to grow the culture and continue to drive school improvement. For more information, please email email@example.com. Apply here.
Hiring for Queen of Peace Catholic Academy Aftercare Program
Seeking individuals who have the below credentials and are willing to comply with the following:
- Be at least 18 years of age or older
- Have experience working with children and/or working towards the completion of a degree in Education or Early Childhood
- Maintain a professional image and uphold the values and principles of the Academy at all times
- Effectively manage a group of students ranging from grades PK – 8th Grade
- Have a strong work ethic, be punctual and have minimal absences
- Have reliable transportation
- Maintain a safe environment for students at all times
- Implement all behavior management plans in place by the Program
- Engage with children in activities and play
- Be willing to complete a background check through the Diocese of St. Augustine and the Department of Children and Families
- Have availability from 2:00pm – 6:00pm as well as availability to work Early Release Days with advance notice
If you are interested in the above position, please email the Aftercare Director, Jessica Wilburn, with a copy of your resume and availability at firstname.lastname@example.org
Part-time GRRATE Project Specialist
Santa Fe College is seeking to hire a part-time Specialist to manage the recently funded NSF ATE Project “Guitars, Rocketry, Robotics Advanced Technical Education”. This position will be located at the Blount Center (on 6th Street) and will work with three rural educational centers located in Archer, Starke and Keystone Heights. It is a great opportunity for a graduate student looking to get experience in managing NSF grants. The hours are flexible and will require occasional travel to our rural educational centers. Additional details here.
St. Joseph Academy – St. Augustine, FL
We are seeking a talented educator capable of teaching AP Calculus and/or Physics at our Catholic high school in St. Augustine, Florida. If interested, please contact Principal Todd M. DeClemente at email@example.com or 904-824-0431.
Alachua County School District 21st Century After School Programs
The Alachua County School District 21st Century After School Programs is looking for volunteers for this upcoming school year. Volunteers are needed for academic assistance and mentoring support during after school hours, Mondays-Thursdays for grades Kindergarten – 8th grades. Volunteer schedules can be flexible. The schools are Duval Early Learning Academy, Foster Elementary, Lincoln Middle, Rawlings Elementary, Shell Elementary, Terwilliger Elementary, and Westwood Middle. We are an academic based program, but also work on STEAM projects. Our current project is Architecture/Environmental Architecture (Critter Cottages with Hands On Gainesville). Volunteers can assist with student check in (directly after school students report to our program), homework help, recreation and youth sports, supper-time, technology time, and with academic classes in particular hands-on STEM architecture.
If you are interested in the opportunity, please contact Melissa Montgomery, 21st CCLC District Project Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, if you would like more information about the program, please visit the 21st Century Community Learning Centers page.
Childcare – Tutoring Opportunities
Seeking transportation & minimal supervision for my well-behaved 13-year old daughter. Must have own transportation. Involves after-school pick-up at Cornerstone Academy on 34th & 16th. Your dorm, apartment, or nearby location is fine. Interest/Strength in elementary math skills is a plus (504 student), Homework assistance, organization, supervision, take-out meals. Delivery back to UF campus at the end of my classes/or pick-up by my husband.
Approximate hours: Monday 1-4 pm, Tues 3-6 pm & Thurs. 3-4 pm
Please contact me home: 386-684-6707, call 386-916-7823, or email email@example.com
Our one and a half year-old son is the light of our life. He is a wonderful person to be around and we need a little assistance with him due to our active lifestyles. Both parents are business owners and have demanding schedules. We want to spend as much QUALITY TIME with our baby and need some help. We are looking for 1-2 people who are experienced to aid in continuing his positive growth and development and would also like to share the working schedule (because we know how busy your academic schedules can be). We need help during both early mornings and weekday afternoons. The schedules and pay rate/hour will be discussed in person. If you are interested please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I am looking for a student, or students, who are interested in making some extra money by helping watch a 16 year old autistic son of mine. The work does involve some nights and weekends. Please contact Jonathan Culver at email@example.com.
Interlachen High School – Tutors Needed
Interlachen High School is in need of tutors! Our district will be implementing the amazing AVID curriculum and a large piece of this is that students are able to meet in small groups on Tuesdays and Thursday to get that extra help with difficult material. Tutors will go through a background check, training process, and must be able to commit to 2 days every week for 2-3 hours each day. Compensation is available at a rate of 15.00/hour. The school year begins August 14 and tutors will be needed the following week. If interested, please contact Ms. Brittani Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call to Action: America Reads Tutors Needed!
America Reads is one of the preeminent federal community service programs in the country. Its mission? To mobilize an army of trained reading tutors to help children become successful, independent readers. Our tutors play a critical role in elementary schools and community centers throughout Gainesville. They partner with teachers to support reading instruction. They work one-on-one with children who are struggling to learn. They run small-group tutoring sessions. They inspire a love of books and reading in their students.
Micanopy Tutoring – with Friends of the Library
Tutors needed for 1-on-1 tutoring with at-risk elementary through high school students one to four afternoons per week. Micanopy Library is located 15 to 20 minutes south of campus. Volunteers are also welcome. This is an Alachua County/United Way funded program.
Hours (one or more of the following days): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Thursday, anytime between 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – These are summer hours. To apply, interested applicants should email email@example.com.
Courses & Seminars
If you want to read about any of the announcements, opportunities, and events posted in last week’s Wednesday Update Newsletters, or peruse previous newsletters, please visit https://education.ufl.edu/student-services/category/student-newsletter/