- All applications must be complete by 5pm on Friday, September 14th, 2018.
- Please email a copy of your latest report card/transcript to Ganesa Collins (firstname.lastname@example.org) by September 14th, 2018.
- There are two MANDATORY orientation dates for ALL School Year Program Teachers/TAs at St. John's School in Flores Hall: 1) Saturday, September 22th, 2018; 10am - 4pm. Lunch will be provided. 2) Saturday, October 13th, 2018; 9am - 12pm.
Saturday, October 20th, 2018 - St. John's School - 8:15am – 12:00pm
Saturday, November 10th, 2018 - St. John's School - 8:15am – 12:00pm
Saturday, December 1st, 2018 - St. John's School - 8:15am – 12:00pm
Saturday, January 12th, 2019 - St. John's School - 8:15am – 12:00pm
Saturday, January 26th, 2019 - St. John's School - 8:15am – 12:00pm
Saturday, February 9th, 2019 - St. John's School - 8:15am – 1:00pm *Teacher Appreciation Day
Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 - St. John's School - 8:15am – 12:00pm
Saturday, April 6th, 2019 - St. John's School - 8:15am – 12:00pm
Saturday, April 13th, 2019 - St. John's School - 8:15am – 2:00pm *Student Presentations of Learning & Closing Ceremony
BACKGROUND INFORMATION; TWO-FOLD MISSIONBreakthrough aims to prepare students who possess high academic potential, but limited educational resources, for competitive high-school programs and college admission. In addition, we train talented college and high-school students for careers in education.
OUR VISIONAt Breakthrough Houston, we envision a day when all children will have equal and equitable access to quality education and teachers committed to their academic success.
- BTH is a tuition-free, year-round academic program.- BTH focuses its attention on academically talented students with limited educational opportunities.- Our students primarily attend Houston public schools (HISD).- Our students make a six-year commitment to our program: two years in middle school; four in high school.- Students begin the program in their summer following 6th grade. The program consists of a three rigorous six-week summer session, a School Year Program, and a College Bound Program.
A BTH SYP STUDENT TEACHER VOLUNTEER'S COMMITMENT
As a Breakthrough Houston SYP volunteer teacher, please understand that you will be committing to the following:- Attend all scheduled School Year Program sessions (must have own transportation) unless there’s an emergency and/or you communicate potential conflicts with Ms. Collins. - Come to the two mandatory orientation on Saturday, Sept. 29th & October 13th. - Arrive and depart SYP sessions at the times designated (as listed on the School Year Teacher Application 2018-2019).- Plan and coordinate all Saturday SYP lessons with your team teacher and your Instructional Coach. This is to be done prior to arriving to teach on the SYP Saturday.- Arrive for each Saturday session with materials and lessons prepared.- To the best of your ability, productively use all time on Saturdays for the purposes of teaching and advising BTH students.- Hold your students and yourself to the highest reasonable expectations.- Act toward your students, your fellow volunteers, and your Directors in a professional, courteous, and respectful manner, and expect the same from them.- Give at least a 48 hour notice to Ms. Collins if an emergency arises and you anticipate having to miss a Saturday session.
If you have any questions regarding the application, please contact Ms. Ganesa Collins at email@example.com . School Year Program Coordinator - Breakthrough HoustonSt. John’s School2401 Claremont Lane Houston, TX firstname.lastname@example.orgOffice: 713-850-0222 www.breakthroughhouston.orgwww.breakthroughcollaborative.org