Art/STEAM Spanish Immersion Teacher for Experiential Learning program

Aventuras

Expired
Job Category
Academic-Teaching
Overview
Posted : 2023-10-25
Description

About us

Our Spanish Immersion programs are creative, interactive, and fun!

At Aventuras, we know that kids are natural learners. We strive to inspire them and nurture their curiosity and creativity. We also know that learning two or more languages at an early age has scientifically-proven cognitive benefits, supports academic achievement, and affects attitudes and beliefs about other cultures --hello tolerant, bright, problem-solver citizens of the world!

We offer:

- A comprehensive after school program, for school-aged kids, that combines art, music & movement, STEM, mindfulness, storytelling and culture, plus active play

- Morning "Mi Adulto y Yo" format classes for preschool-aged kids

- Summer Camps

- Monthly Parent Date Night/Kids Movie Nights

- Birthday Parties

Our curriculum is based on Experiential Learning so that the kids learn through interactive activities that are engaging and educational. All our programs follow a Spanish Immersion format.

We are looking for a bilingual teacher with Art/STEAM experience to work with us at our Mission location. To be considered for this unique and fun, progressive educational position:

  • You must have a passion for children and teaching, be a positive team member, and love to facilitate experiential learning activities with school-aged children.
  • You are bilingual, fluent in Spanish and English, preferably a native Spanish speaker with roots in a Spanish-speaking country.
  • You have completed at least 12 ECE units, or a BS/BA degree, and have at least 2 years of experience working with children in a STEAM program through child care, school, after school environment, or summer camp.
  • You are creative, are an art teacher with STEAM /Makers' space experience
  • You have excellent communication skills, a positive attitude, an up-beat personality, very strong multi-tasking skills, and enjoy working collaboratively.
  • You have strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • You can improvise and problem-solve in a pinch.
  • You are 18+ years old, with a legal employment status that enables you to work in the U.S., and are available to start working in October 2023.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

- Collaborate with the team in developing curriculum
- Supervising children, providing emotional support and ensuring their safety
- Developing, organizing and implementing arts & crafts and STEAM projects, in a Maker's Space-like classroom
- Collaborate with the team in creating/building project models/prototypes as needed
- Organizing other recreational activities
- Onsite supervision of day-to-day aspects of the program
- Distribute snacks
- Supervise dismissal times and maintain positive rapport with parents and guardians
- Communicate with team members and parents about student's behavior
- Respond in a timely fashion to all inquiries regarding the program
- Maintain clean and orderly classroom environments
- Maintain accurate attendance and pick-up records
- Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
- At least 2 years of professional experience in school or children’s programs, including recreational ones
- At least 12 completed ECE units or a BS/BA degree. Education degree (teaching credentials, certificate for elementary school teaching) and/or arts education a plus
- Open-mindedness, organizational skills, creativity, and enthusiasm for improvisation
- Competency with basic word processing and internet functions; as well as all applications used in the regular functioning of the after school program
- Ability to ascertain which people may need immediate assistance and to act accordingly
- Native Spanish and Advanced English language skills
- Preferably experienced/familiar with Latin American/Hispanic cultures
- Valid US work permit required
- LiveScan Fingerprinting, TB Test, Clear Criminal Background Check

Competitive compensation offered based on experience.

Aventuras provided the following inclusive hiring information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

  • Women-led organization
  • LGBTQ+ friendly workplace
  • Paid time off'

'This Company Describes Its Culture as: Innovative -- innovative and risk-taking

  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative COVID-19 Precaution(s):
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $22.00 - $25.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off

Grade levels:

  • 1st grade
  • 2nd grade
  • 3rd grade
  • 4th grade
  • 5th grade
  • Kindergarten

Schedule:

  • 4 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

School subjects:

  • Foreign Language
  • Science
  • Visual & Performing Arts

School type:

  • Language immersion school
  • Private school

COVID-19 considerations:
Staff, students and parents/caregivers are not required to wear a mask, masking is optional.

Application Question(s):

  • Are you a STEAM teacher or worked in a makerspace, visual artist, designer, or have a similar skill set?

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Experience:

  • teaching in a childcare setting: 2 years (Required)

Language:

  • Spanish (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Location
San Francisco, California, United States
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