Teacher Leader Summer Shuffle 2018
In a collaborative effort between Impact on Education and Boulder Housing Partners (BHP), Summer Shuffle was created as a summer literacy program designed to ensure that all children enter BVSD schools prepared for kindergarten. Literacy skills and language development are strengthened through targeted opportunities to read, write, speak, listen, and explore. In addition, the whole family is explicitly engaged in hands-on, integrated literacy and language experiences that empower them to encourage and support literacy in the home.

Summer Shuffle specifically targets children that are between 3 to 5 years old, who live in a BHP development. The program will run from June 11th through July 19th*, occurring every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:00am to 12:00pm** (class runs from 9:30am to 11:30am). Additionally, every Thursday evening there will be a family engagement night from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. Teachers will be paid hourly, at a rate of $42.00 per hour for a total of approximately 90 hours including training, curriculum planning, and on-site work.

Responsibilities of Summer Shuffle teachers include the following:
- Act as site coordinator at assigned site
- Manage a staff of two paraeducators and any volunteers at assigned site
- Oversee the day-to-day implementation of the program and the family nights at assigned site
- Plan and implement family nights every Thursday at assigned site
- Work with your team to implement literacy and language lesson plans using the materials provided
- Coordinate with the BHP site coordinator to ensure an effective program
- Communicate with BHP employees regarding program logistics
- Manage staffing and scheduling changes/substitutes at assigned site
- Implement best practices to support students
- Use provided materials and lesson plans to plan and facilitate engaging themed family nights
- Build positive and supportive relationships with students and their families
- Encourage and promote family attendance at Summer Shuffle events (e.g., family nights)
- Foster and support families and children to extend learning at home
- Foster a love of reading, learning, and exploring
- Support children in technology use for literacy development
- Participate in any training and debriefing sessions
- Set and monitor student attendance goals
- Monitor student progress and growth with assessments provided
- Gather and submit any needed information to the Impact on Education Program Manager
- Submit time sheets weekly

Required Qualifications:
- Certified teacher
- Experience with early childhood education
- Strong leadership skills
- Ability to manage and coordinate a small team
- Strong commitment to and passion for building relationships with families
- Knowledge of best practices in PK literacy instruction, intervention, and assessment
- Knowledge of High Leverage strategies for English Language Development
- Flexible, adaptable, and engaging with kids
- Ability to work well with a diverse group of learners
- Ability to work with small groups and one-on-one
- Bilingual (Spanish/English)

Desired Qualifications:
- Experience with working with linguistically diverse populations
- Training in Reading Recovery/DLL and/or Leveled Literacy Intervention/LLI
- Familiarity with technology (e.g, iPads, chromebooks)

If interested, please complete this Summer Shuffle Google Application no later than 4/20/18. Interviews will be held in April/May.

If you have any questions, please contact the Program Manager at Impact on Education, Tara Fosburgh: tara@impactoneducation.org

* No class the week of July 4th (July 2nd - 5th)
** Manhattan BHP site will be from 8:30am to 11:30am with class running from 9am to 11am.

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