CORA Services is a Good Shepherd organization located in northeast Philadelphia. CORA’s mission is to assist youth, children, and families experiencing emotional, academic, and social challenges which impede their development and productivity. CORA provides this assistance throughout the greater Philadelphia area, serving over 18,000 children a year.
Position 1: ASSISTANT TEACHER, EARLY YEARS
The Assistant Teacher will:
---Assist the Lead Teacher in implementing educational lesson plans based on developmentally appropriate practices and early learning standards, in conjunction with the OCDEL-approved curriculum.
---Participate in individual and group activities to actively engage children and encourage cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development.
---Help to monitor growth and development of children based on established learning objectives using age-appropriate assessment tools.
---Participate collaboratively and professionally with other teachers and staff to promote the general well-being of the Early Years program.
Position 2: AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMMING GROUP LEADER/EDUCATION SPECIALIST
This position works in our After School Program, providing robust out of school time to children in the School District of Philadelphia enrolled in Grades K – 5th. Part of this role will be spent creating curriculum for the after school programs, especially in support of 21st Century learning goals and objectives. In the afternoon, this role will work to coordinate the age appropriate recreational and developmental programs for the attending students based on an understanding of the planned daily and monthly activities. Time will be spent assisting students in the accurate completion of homework, project-based learning (PBL) and other program activities.
Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Relocation allowance (if applicable), Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
Good Shepherd Volunteers offers ongoing support and formation opportunities throughout the time of service. While GSV does offer a broad range of support, it is up to each volunteer to take the initiative to utilize these supports as fully as they wish. GSV provides each volunteer with housing, health insurance, a monthly living stipend, relocation reimbursement upon completion, retreats, workshops, site supervision, community support people, staff support, and spiritual direction (optional).
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check
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