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Available jobs 2024-2025 school year

If you have any questions, please contact Terri Swensen at elementarya@acornlearningcenter.org

Preschool teacher

Pay: Salary $1,120 monthly

Class Time: M-F 9:00 am to 11:30 am 

*Teacher discount for family members enrolled at Acorn 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The preschool teacher will develop and teach interactive, hands-on learning following Acorn's philosophy designed to engage and educate young children. 

 

REQUIREMENTS: 

*Experience and a degree in Education is encouraged

*Pass a background check 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Planning and preparing lessons for two classes of preschool students (up to 16 students per class)

  • Supervising Preschool Aide

  • Teaching small groups (8 children)

  • Planning and leading small groups in "show and tell" activities, finger plays, singing, stores, rhythm activities, art projects, etc.

  • Supervising indoor and outdoor "free time" activities, snacks, arrival, and dismissal 

  • Setting up the classroom for the day's activities (organizing art materials, running copies, arranging materials, etc.)

  • Straightening up the classroom before and after dismissal

  • Parent communication

  • Attendance at school functions (picnics, programs, PTO, etc.)

Preschool teacher assistant

$10/hour 

M-F 8:45-12:15 

Start date: Sept 3rd, 2024

End date: May 23rd, 2025

*Teacher Assistant discount for family members enrolled at Acorn (if working 15+ hours)

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

An Assistant Teacher supports their lead classroom instructor in whatever way they need. An assistant teacher needs to be reliable and dependable.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

• Provide support for the teacher

• Constant and positive engagement with the students

• Treat students, staff and parents with positive regard

• Provide appropriate role model behavior in speech, eating, etc.

• Assist with making sure the classroom is safe and clean before 

   class starts and after class ends.

• Work on assigned tasks with designated children in small groups.

• Assist in managing/maintaining school and classroom rules.

Kindergarten teacher - afternoons

Pay: Salary $1,120 monthly

Class Time: M-F 11:45 am to 3:15 pm

*Teacher discount for family members enrolled at Acorn

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The afternoon kindergarten teacher will provide extension activities and project based learning to extend the student’s morning learning experience. The afternoon schedule will also include lunch, recess times and specials throughout the week.

 

REQUIREMENTS: 

Experience and a degree in Education is encouraged

Pass a background check 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Collaborate with the morning kindergarten teacher to develop an outline of goals and lesson plans for extended learning.

  • Share the kindergarten room with the morning teacher providing mutual respect and open and positive communication.

  • Create a cleaning checklist to maintain a safe and clean classroom for students and both teachers.

  • Create yearly outline and weekly lesson plans that include extension activities or project based activities that coordinate with language, math and science concepts being taught in the morning.  

music teacher

$30/each week there is a class

2 - 45 minute classes each week

   (45 minute class for 1st/2nd grade:Terri's class) 

   (45 minute class for 3rd,4th,5th grade: Chris' class) 

 

Start date: Week of Sept 9th, 2024 

End date: Week of May 19th, 2025

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Teach musical concepts, help students develop an appreciation of music, and develop a yearly plan for instruction.

*Acorn will provide supplies, copies and instruments

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Reliable and consistent weekly lessons

  • Enthusiasm for music

  • Knowledge of a range of musical styles and skills (instruments, singing, composers, etc...)

  • Plan & prepare weekly lessons 

  • Teach 2 - 45 minute - classes each week (see above)

custodian

$50.00/week

Clean the school 1 time each week during the school year

 

Start date: Week before school starts

End date: Week after school ends

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Accomplish cleaning checklist each week

Make list of cleaning supplies needed to refill stock each week 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Consistent, reliable & thorough cleaning each week

  • Complete cleaning of checklist each week

  • Track all supplies related to cleaning 

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