Join us Afterschool!
An Exciting, Ever-Changing Career
Afterschool careers require continuous professional development to maintain APOST standards. Through APOST and the Greater Pittsburgh Afterschool Peer Network, Afterschool professionals are provided with training and skill-building workshops to enhance and share professional best practices.
Afterschool career possibilities include but are not limited to:
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The Pennsylvania Child Care Association (PACCA) is offering T.E.A.C.H. (Teacher Education And Compensation Helps) Scholarships for afterschool and youth work professionals. This unique scholarship program provides financial assistance and other supports for staff to earn college coursework toward a PA School Age Professional Credential, Youth Work Certificate/Credential and other approved degrees.
For more information on eligibility criteria, scholarship components/requirements and a scholarship application, contact Laurie Litz, T.E.A.C.H. Director at (717) 657-9000 x115 or email@example.com.
Current Job Opportunities:
Common Sense Media Pittsburgh Education Manager
Common Sense Media (www.commonsense.org) is the leading independent, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.
We are currently seeking a full-time, one-year contract position for a Pittsburgh Education Manager to develop and manage strategic outreach collaborations with school districts and leading early childhood, afterschool, and parent-serving organizations throughout the Greater Pittsburgh Area. The primary objective of the Education Manager is to introduce Common Sense Media’s digital literacy and citizenship resources and learning ratings (described below) to educators and parents in order to help them learn how to best guide their children in harnessing the full potential of technology for learning. The Education Manager will also provide professional development on how to best utilize our resources, pilot new training programs and resources, and evaluate the impact of programming.
For more information and to apply, please click here.
Beverly Jewel Wall Lovelace Out of School Time Program Teacher/Tutor
Locations Include: Rankin, McKees Rocks, Northside, Clairton, and Hazelwood
STATUS: Part-Time (9 Hour Weekly – Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 4:30-7:30PM)
PURPOSE: To enhance the literacy skills of children aged 5 -12 through twice-weekly small group classes. To engage primary, intermediate and middle school readers in Story Circles and work to build basic reading skills in basic and below basic learners.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: (Education/Training/Experience):
- Four-year college or university degree required.
- Must have knowledge and experience with best practices in teaching struggling readers.
- PA certificate.
- Three or more years teaching experience.
For more information and to apply for this position, please click here.
Temporary Employer and Trainer:
Coro trains ethical, diverse civic leaders nationwide. Coro leaders develop skills; master tools needed to engage and empower communities; gain experience in government, business, labor and not-for-profit community organizations; and participate in special community and political problem solving processes.
AmeriCorps is an opportunity to make a big difference in your life and in the lives of those around you. It’s a chance to apply your skills and ideals toward helping others and meeting critical needs in the community.