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Phone: (309) 808-1192

Email: info@bloomcommunityschool.org

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1100 N. Beech Street, Building #11

Normal, IL 61761

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We're hiring creative, energetic staff for our 2018 Summer Programs!

JOIN OUR TEAM!

Bloom Community School is a fantastic place to work for individuals interested in progressive, community-connected, project-based education. Joy in learning and relating is part of our organizational design, and includes a low student-to-teacher ratio, collaborative teaching approach, and a bend toward social justice within a project-based learning environment. Bloom is ideal for those who have a passion for the learning process and for meaningful student and community engagement.  .

 

SUMMER PROGRAM HEAD TEACHER

We are recruiting a Head Teacher to oversee summer programming at Bloom Community School. The Head Teacher will be responsible for collaborating with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, Assistant Teachers, and community organizations while taking leadership in:

  • the coordination and planning of fun, inspiring play- and project-based activities;

  • supervision of children ages 5-12 throughout the day;

  • participation in trips throughout the community;

  • engagement with community partners;

  • support of children in cultivating meaningful relationships with their peers; and

  • professional modeling and mentoring for the assistant teachers and support staff.

 

The head teacher will be integral in helping to plan scaffolded opportunities for children ages 5-12 to meaningfully engage in the project-based approach of the summer programming. The Head Teacher will be responsible for staff direction and support to ensure developmentally appropriate experiences for children throughout the age/grade continuum. The ideal candidate will hold a teaching degree and have at least 3 years of experience in an educational setting.

 

Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice, family and community engagement, and project-based learning are also strongly desired.

Interested individuals for the position of Summer Program Head Teacher should submit a résumé, letter of interest outlining the reasons why you would like to work at Bloom Community School, and three professional references to jobs@bloomcommunityschool.org

Salary: $14-$16/hour. Programing includes four 3-week sessions that begin on May 29, 2018 and conclude August 17, 2018

SUMMER PROGRAM ASSISTANT TEACHERS

We are recruiting responsible, energetic, creative, enthusiastic, and compassionate individuals to staff our summer program for children ages 6-12. These individuals will be responsible for:

  • helping to coordinate and plan fun, play- and project-based activities;

  • supervise children ages 6-12 throughout the day;

  • accompany them on trips throughout the community and engage with community partners;

  • help them forge meaningful relationships with their peers and provide them with strong modeling and mentorship.

Ideal candidates have some higher education or professional experience in education, child development, social work, or similar field.  

Interested individuals for the position of Summer Program Assistant Teacher should submit a résumé, letter of interest outlining the reasons why you would like to work at Bloom Community School, and three professional references to jobs@bloomcommunityschool.org

Salary: $9-$11/hour. Programing begins on May 29, 2018 and concludes August 17, 2018.  Daily schedules are flexible. 

Bloom Community School is committed to attracting staff of varied backgrounds and to developing inclusive classroom communities that draw strength from a positive recognition of diversity. We value diversity in our community with regard to gender, race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, and ability.