Teaching Positions (K-G6) at Learning Bee (updated 3/10/2017)

Learning Bee Learning Center is an award-winning after school enrichment program in the East Bay offering programs for young learners from Age 5 (Kindergarten) to Age 12 (6th Grade). We are located in a very competitive and academically driven demographics. Our center and team of staff are dedicated to providing a safe, fun and creative learning environment for young children in our community.

We are constantly in search of enthusiastic, creative, compassionate and self-reliant individuals who have a passion in education for young children.

80% of our current staff in lead instructors or program development staff rank have a 5 plus years of tenure with our organization and that speaks to our culture in fostering a collaborative and growth environment.


Job opportunities:

After School Program Lead Instructor (Kindergarten – 6th Grade)

After School Program Teacher Assistant (TA)

Individual Subject Instructor (1st – 6th Grade) in any of the following subject areas:

  • Public Speaking & Debate
  • Lego Robotics
  • Computer Programming
  • Videography
  • Academic & Creative Writing

Summer Camp Counselor

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After School Program Lead Instructor

Must be able to commit Monday-Friday/ 1:30-6:30 daily during school year plus other mandatory staff meetings and training sessions

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement supplemental curriculum in academic subjects (Language Art, Math, Science, Social Studies) & life skills development according to our in-house, year-long curricular milestones & guidelines
  • Provide and promote a safe and nurturing environment that’s conducive to learning using our teaching methodology
  • Manage a class of 20-24 students in specific grade level with support from designated Teacher Assistant in daily operation
  • Provide guidance on behavioral, social & academic development of each student
  • Observe and document children’s emerging interests and progress
  • Provide guidance to students and parents on behavioral, social & academic development of each student
  • Communicate with respective parents on concern and observation on student progress along with highlights of classroom activities
  • Participate in ongoing staff development and school-wide project initiatives as set forth by Program Director and Program Development Team


Qualifications:

  • Must have a minimum of a bachelor degree in related subject/ field earned in an accredited 4-year college in United States (current teaching credential highly preferred)
  • Min. 2 years of experience in teaching/tutoring in elementary, middle or high school level in U.S.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical and responsible
  • Proven classroom management and lesson plan development skill
  • Fluency in other foreign languages is a plus
  • Must be able to commit Monday-Friday, 1:30-6:30 daily during school year plus other mandatory participation in weekly staff meetings, project specific & training sessions
  • Clearance of TB test and background check

Job type:

  • Part-time (with opportunity to start earning Personal Time Off (PTO) accrual upon satisfactory completion in first 90 school days
  • Opportunity to grow into a Part-time or Full-time salary based positions contingent to job performance and company growth trajectory

After School Program Teacher Assistant (TA)

Must be able to commit Monday-Friday/ 3:00-6:30 daily during school year plus other mandatory staff meetings and training sessions

Responsibilities:

  • Discuss assigned duties with classroom lead instructor in order to coordinate instructional efforts
  • Assist lead instructor in preparation of lesson material, bulletin board displays, equipment and demonstrations
  • Present subject matter to students under direction and guidance of lead instructor, using lesson plan as designed
  • Tutor and assist students individually or in small groups to help them master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teacher
  • Supervise students in assigned classrooms, hallways and other common areas to ensure safety and proper conduct
  • Act as positive role model to students and fellow team members at Learning Bee
  • Maintain open and frequent communication with lead instructor on student’s achievement & struggles


Qualifications:

  • Min. 6 months to 1 year of experience in teaching/tutoring in an elementary, middle or high school level in U.S.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Strong work ethnics and collaborative team player
  • Motivated individual with a passion in working with young children

Individual Subject Instructor 

Schedule varies. Weekly hour-long classes between 3:00-7:00pm & occasional weekend classes.

We are looking for individuals with a strong background in one or more of these specific subject areas:

Theatre/Drama, Writing, Public Speaking/Debate, Reading Comprehension, Math, Science, Lego Robotics, Hip Hop Dance, Computer programming, Application Design.


Responsibilities:

  • Engage a class of 8-12 students ranging from grades K-8 in creative learning activities
  • Plan and implement curriculum
  • Provide assessments and feedback to students and parents

Qualifications:

  • Min. 2 years of experience in teaching/tutoring in an elementary, middle or high school level in U.S. in specific subject
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

Summer Camp Counselor

  • temporary/seasonal employment: 6/19 – 8/25/2017
  • Must be able to commit work for a minimum of 5 weeks during summer period

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have an up-beat personality and be extremely enthusiastic when it comes to working with elementary school age kids in a hands-on learning environment
  • Quick learner to adapt to changing dynamics of campers
  • Have prior experience whether be in volunteering or paid position working with children in some formal setting
  • Be able to pass a CA state & Federal background check
  • Have reliable transportation mean to get to work punctually
  • Be able to commit to work full time (7:45am to 5:00pm) or part-time (7:45am – 1:00pm or 12:30pm – 6:00pm) consistently for at least 5 weeks (out of the total of 9 week camp) on Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7:45am to 6:15pm (shifts are staggered)
  • Must be able to participate in mandatory pre-camp orientation and training session(s) scheduled in late May and early June (roughly about 5-10 hours extra, exact date will be published by early May)

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervise & instruct your assigned group of up to 10 campers (entering 1st through 6th Grade; campers are grouped according to incoming grade levels) throughout the week to the various activity stations with pre-assigned camp curriculum
  • Provide guidance, energy and camp spirit for campers, constantly assessing group dynamics and the needs of individual campers
  • Deliver set curriculum to your team of campers in an engaging and fun atmosphere with Lead Camp Instructor assist you and other fellow counselors with setup of stations, material distribution
  • Support camper check-in and check-out processes
  • Act as ambassador for our camp to families by communicating with them on a daily basis about their camper’s experience
  • Assist with daily setup and cleanup of camp and assist Instructors with lesson preparation
  • Participate and lead assigned group of campers in daily morning assembly and afternoon closing ceremonies, all camp activities and during snack/lunch and extended care (AM and PM)