EduGator Welcome Back Week! August 29 – September 1
Welcome back EduGators! Starting the week of August 29, we’ve organized a week of free and fun activities to help you ease into the 2022- 2023 academic year while building community. From Donuts with the Dean to slime making to a community clean-up, there are plenty of ways to participate in events that map to the University of Florida’s Core Values.
College of Education Student Ambassadors – Applications Now Open!
The College of Education is recruiting student ambassadors! The ambassador program facilitates interactions between students and alumni and enhances the student experience by providing opportunities for networking and connections. To learn more and apply, please visit: https://education.ufl.edu/alumni/coe-student-ambassadors-application/. Applications are due on September 2.
The Florida Fund for Minority Teachers (FFMT)
Learn more about FFMT, the Florida Fund for Minority Teachers below! FFMT.org
Research Aide - Project Coordinate
4-H Youth Development Program Access, Equity, and Belonging Academic Coordinator II
Description: UC ANR is hiring a 4-H Youth Development Program Access, Equity, and Belonging Academic Coordinator II located at State 4-H Office, UC ANR Office, in Davis, CA. The Academic Coordinator (ACII) will provide leadership and support to 4-H professionals throughout the state to increase the engagement and participation of unserved and underserved youth and adult audiences in all delivery modes of the 4-H Youth Development Program.
The Academic Coordinator will:
Minimum Requirements: A minimum of a master’s degree in Youth or Human Development, Child Development, Education, Youth Studies, Ethnic Studies, or related field is required at the time of appointment. Candidate should have substantial experience and sensitivity to cultural differences in working with youth. Demonstrated effectiveness in building on the collective strengths of culturally diverse youth and adults, including adult volunteers is required.
Salary: The beginning salary will be in the Academic Coordinator II series. The salary for this position will not exceed Step 1 ($74,896 annually) of the Academic Coordinator II, Fiscal Year Salary Table. For information regarding the Academic Coordinator series salary scales, please refer to: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/july-2022-salary-scales/t36-ii.pdf
Application: For more information and how to apply, follow the link: https://ucanr.edu/About/Jobs/?jobnum=2155. To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by September 1, 2022 – (open until filled).
Contact: Please contact Alma Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org if you should have any questions.
Fellowships in Education Research - National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer Foundation
The Dissertation Fellowship Program
Description: The Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. These $27,500 fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere around the world. Fellows will also attend professional development retreats and receive mentorship from NAEd members and other senior scholars in their field. This highly competitive program aims to identify the most talented emerging researchers conducting dissertation research related to education. The NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship program will fund 35 promising young scholars for the 2023-24 academic year. Click here to learn about the current fellows.
Deadline to apply: October 6, 2022 at 5:00 pm ET (Click here to apply)
Webinar for applicants: September 7, 2022 at 2:00 pm ET (Click here to register)
The Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Description: The Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports early-career scholars working in critical areas of educational scholarship. Fellows will receive $70,000 for one academic year of research, or $35,000 for each of two contiguous years, working half time. Fellows will also attend professional development retreats and receive mentorship from NAEd members and other senior scholars in their fields. For the current application cycle, applicants must have received their PhD, EdD, or equivalent research degree between January 1, 2017, and December 31, 2021. This fellowship is non-residential, and applications from all disciplines are encouraged. The NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship program will fund 25 early-career researchers for the 2023-24 academic year. Click here to learn about the current fellows.
Deadline to apply: November 16, 2022 at 5:00 pm ET (Click here to apply)
Webinar for applicants: September 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm ET (Click here to register)
Contact: For more information, please contact Angie Harmon, Program Officer. E-mail: email@example.com
Graduate Assistant, Collaborative for Equity in Education
Description: The Collaborative for Equity in Education is looking for a full-time GA to help support the work of the Center. This position will include supporting the center’s flagship program, the Akwaaba Freedom School. You can find out more about the Collaborative and the faculty involved here. To learn more about the Akwaaba Freedom School, check out our website.
GA roles and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
This role includes a GA stipend for 20 hours a week and a 9-credit tuition waiver.
Application: If interested, please send your CV to Dr. Chonika Coleman-King at firstname.lastname@example.org with “CEE GA Position” in the subject line. Center faculty will conduct interviews with interested students in the coming weeks. The assistantship is potentially renewable for spring semester.
Sonshine Day Preschool
Description: Come join our wonderful team!! Small student/teacher ratios! Competitive pay! Paid time off and paid holidays! We are hiring:
Application: Please contact Chris Pappas for more information. 352-333-0017 or email email@example.com
Triunfadores College Prep Program Volunteers
Description: The Gainesville-based non-profit Children Beyond Our Borders runs a variety of programs, including but limited to health clinics, educational workshops, and scholarship funds. One of the tutoring programs, the Triunfadores College Prep Program, aims to bridge the educational opportunity gap between K-12 students of varying socioeconomic backgrounds by providing low-income and otherwise disadvantaged students with resources they might not otherwise have access to.
Tutors will receive monthly training/professional development workshops, have weekly teaching opportunities, and get access to a network of future educators, all while helping the community.
Website: If you would like more information on our organization or our program please visit our Facebook here, Instagram here, and website here.
Spectrum Education Volunteers
Description: Spectrum Education is looking for volunteers! We are a fully virtual nonprofit whose mission and purpose is to empower Florida’s exceptional students to reach their full potential through a rigorous and engaging virtual learning community. We are looking for volunteers to help teach related arts classes once a week (Physical Education, Computers, Music) via Zoom to elementary, middle, and high school students. The lessons would be provided, and class size would be between 2 and 10 at the most.
Website: You can learn more about us here on our website https://www.spectrumeducator.org/.
How to Volunteer: To volunteer, please contact: SaraKnapp@SpectrumEducation.org.
Part Time Nanny for Infant
Description: We are seeking a part time nanny 2-3 days per week (M-Th 10-4 pm) starting for our 4 month old baby girl. We live in NE Gainesville. My husband works from home and we have 3 small dogs. Experience with infant care is desirable. Duties will include infant care as well as general tidying up as it relates to baby care (cleaning of bottles, baby laundry, etc) and prepping dinner. We are also seeking occasional babysitters for weekend evenings as needed.
Contact: Please contact Dr. Jennifer Repac at firstname.lastname@example.org.
After School Care
Description: Family of two children (age 7 and 10) seeking a responsible caregiver to do after-school pick up and drive children to after school activities (i.e., sports, etc). The candidate would also help children get ready for those activities (e.g., help with packing bags, etc.). Homework help may be needed as well. Hours would include within the range of approximately 4pm- 8pm Monday through Thursday. More hours are available if candidate is interested. Must have own vehicle and safe driving record. Must be non-smoker and clear a background check. Must be up to date on Covid-19 vaccinations. References required. Pay is commensurate with experience. Position to begin as soon as possible.
Contact: Please contact email@example.com or 617-460-5373.
Elementary Math & English Tutor
Description: I am looking for a responsible female college student/graduate that wants to work as a tutor for a few hours a week (we can accommodate to your schedule). Must have experience in Math and English classes for a 4th grader and 1st grader, willing to come to our home near Publix at Hunters Crossing. My sons are 9 and 6 years old and the eldest one has ADHD so is a very active kid. We offer $15-$18 per hour.
Contact: Please contact Mrs. Veronica at (352)682-8445.
In-Home Educator for Toddlers
Description: A family located in Boynton Beach, FL is looking for energetic individuals who have a passion for early childhood education and would be interested in a in-home educator position for a three year old boy and one year old boy. The candidate would be responsible for creating hands-on activities that are developmentally appropriate. The position can be full-time or part-time. The family will offer highly competitive pay based on experience.
Contact: If interested, please send your resume and any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Childcare for Children’s Ministry
Description: Childcare for children’s ministry at CityLight Church including ages nursery, preschool and elementary. Join an awesome team working with kids in a safe, fun and energetic environment for kids to enjoy. Learn more about the vision and mission of CityLight Church at citylightgnv.com.
Hours: 4 – 8 hours/week.
Schedule: Sunday, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Other hours are flexible during the week.
Pay Rate: $11 per hour.
Contact: Allison Wicker at email@example.com.
Date: August 24
Date: August 29, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: College of Education Conference Center
UF Value: Freedom & Civility
Date: August 30, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Norman Hall, Wilson Foundation Study Commons
UF Value: Inclusion & Excellence
Date: August 31, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Location: Outside EduGator Central
UF Value: Community
Date: August 31, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Norman Courtyard
UF Value: Discovery & Innovation
Date: September 1, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Norman Hall, Meet at EduGator Central for Supplies
UF Value: Stewardship
Date: September 1, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Norman Courtyard
UF Value: Community