After School Academic Teacher — 3rd/4th Grade

After School Academic Teacher — 3rd/4th grade

The LINK After School program serves students in Pre-Kindergarten through 6th grade. The program provides students with free, challenging, dynamic programming and nutritious snacks and supper every weekday throughout the school year. The academic focus of the LINK programs is on reading, mathematics, science, and character education with quality instruction and research-based curricula. The enrichment component of LINK After School includes lessons in art, technology, character education, and physical activities.

The VLP is looking for a committed individual who wants to increase their experience working with urban youth. The Academic Teacher is responsible for managing all classroom activities in the VLP’s LINK After School program including:  academic curriculum delivery, enrichment sessions, restorative practices, attendance tracking, management of volunteers and classroom assistants, and oversight of program field trips and events.

Now hiring for 3rd/4th classroom.

Dates and times: Monday & Wednesday-Friday from 1:00pm-6:00pm. Tuesday from 11:30am-6pm. Early September to beginning of June.  This school-year position is for part-time employment during the after-school hours (25-27 hours/week).  This position involves working some evenings and occasional weekend hours.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years teaching experience in an urban setting
  • B.A. in Education or related field; Teaching certification preferred
  • Experience in restorative practices and in creating inclusive classroom environment
  • Flexibility, initiative, creativity, and excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Commitment to providing service to a diverse, urban population
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills for working with both children and adults

Starting Compensation:  $18-$20/hour

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Please send resume and cover letter to Please specify position (Academic Teacher) in email subject line.  Incomplete applications that do not include both resume and cover letter will not be considered.

No phone calls, please.

Post-offer background check and fingerprinting required.