CASA - Summer Teacher
CASA (Children’s After School Achievement) is a community program of Hope College that has served the Holland area for 34 years. Our purpose is to promote educational achievement among underrepresented elementary school children by providing the tools needed for academic success. Students benefit from one-on-one tutoring during the school year and classroom instruction during the summer.
Summer CASA meets four mornings a week Monday – Wednesday for six weeks, plus 2 Friday field trips. Six classrooms of approximately 15 students are taught by certified teachers. The focus is educational success in all subjects, with a strong emphasis in reading and math. Teachers will design the curriculum, linking learning with personal and cultural enrichment opportunities for students.
SUMMER TEACHER RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
- Develop curriculum, lesson plans and objectives to expand students’ strengths and address academic needs of underrepresented students
- Follow all Covid-19 guidelines and protocols as prescribed by CASA and Hope College
- Supervise classroom teaching assistant
- Plan educational field trips and transport students in Hope College vans
- Work the duration of the summer program
REQUIRED DATES AND HOURS:
- Monday – Thursday Staff Orientation: Monday, June 12th-15th, 2023 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
- Mondays through Thursdays, June 19th through July 28th. Plus 2 Fridays for field trips. (Unpaid Holiday: July 3 & 4)
- Teachers’ hours are 8:00am to approximately 12:30pm Monday-Thursday. 24 hours per week.
- Additional required hours are:
- Staff Meetings –Tuesdays 12-1:15 PM (Lesson Planning Time)
Qualifications: College degree and valid teaching certification (or within 2 months of final certification), demonstrated successful classroom experience teaching ethnically and economically diverse populations of elementary students, ability to drive a Hope College vehicle (includes holding a valid U. S. driver’s license for two or more years).