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Feb 15, 2022
In BAY AREA JOB BOARD
Project Commotion/Las Luciérnagas is seeking a Full Time Assistant Teacher for our Spanish bi-lingual Early Childhood Program About Project Commotion Project Commotion's Mission is to foster healthy development in children of all abilities through purposeful movement, play, and family and community relationships. We partner with families and support educators in understanding the critical value of integrating quality movement experiences in daily life. About Las Luciérnagas Las Luciérnagas (LL) is the Early Childhood Program of Project Commotion. We are a play-based and movement-centered program that offers a bi-lingual Spanish/English curricula. Our Core Values are centered on Empathy, Equity, Movement & Play, and Connection to Nature, Language & Culture. At LL, we approach each child as an individual and commit to responding to their needs in a careful and responsive way. The program is set up to facilitate small group and individual play choices in a developmentally appropriate environment. We prioritize whole-child development, utilizing intentional physical and sensory-motor experiences as a tool for supporting social and emotional growth. Position Details Job Type: .75 - 1.0 FTE; 35 - 40 hours/week Schedule: Monday - Friday; will be required to staff some special events on evenings/weekends throughout the year. Compensation: Range $19 - 22, DOE (Depending on Experience) This teaching position qualifies for the Cares 2.0 Stipend through the Office of Early Care and Education. This is estimated to be upwards of $8,000 per school year. Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Paid holidays (19 paid holidays per year) Paid sick leave accrual according to SF Labor Law Accrued vacation time Professional Development training Access to Project Commotion Movement and Wellness classes Transportation Reimbursement Position Requirements and Qualifications Requirements: • Minimum 6 Units of ECE + Assistant Teacher Permit from Commission on Teacher Credentialing required + currently enrolled in at least 6 units of ECE. • Bilingual/Biliterate in Spanish, as well as Spanish Immersion teaching experience. • Passion for and experience with child-centered learning. • Positive attitude, creativity and strong commitment to supporting children's development • Strong collaboration skills and commitment to working with a team, as well as ability to take initiative and work independently. • Commitment to continuous improvement, learning and growth. • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. • Ability to multi-task in an active and often noisy environment. • Must be 18 years or older. • Pass physical exam, TB test, Criminal Record Clearance and Fingerprints and all other state license requirements. • Project Commotion/Las Luciérnagas requires all in-person staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Preferred Qualifications: • 12 units or more in ECE and Associate Teacher permit or higher. • AA or higher in Child Development. • Experience planning and executing creative child-directed activities and/or projects. • Experience in fostering social and emotional capabilities. To Apply Applicants are advised to read through our websites at www.projectcommotion.org and https://www.lasluciernagas.org/ to develop an understanding of our programs, mission and philosophy before submitting an application. To apply, please send an email to info@projectcommotion.org with the following: 1. Subject line: Application for Assistant Teacher Las Luciérnagas 2. A cover letter indicating position of interest and statement of educational philosophy 3. Resume 4. Transcripts verifying your education units 5. List of 3-5 references, with current contact information (phone and email contact)
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Marion Reader
Feb 15, 2022
In BAY AREA JOB BOARD
Project Commotion is seeking a Full Time Program Coordinator for our Schools on the MOVE! Program. About Project Commotion Founded in 2006, Project Commotion (PC) is a community-based organization located in the Mission District of San Francisco. Our mission is to foster healthy development in children of all abilities through purposeful movement, play, and family and community relationships. PC serves children and youth, along with their parents/caregivers, educators and interdisciplinary support teams -- strengthening inter-generational connections and community health through embodied, educational movement-based programs. Equity and empowerment is at the core of all of our work. Our programs are bilingual English/Spanish, taught in an inclusive environment where children of all abilities can flourish physically, socially and emotionally. About the Position The Schools on the MOVE! Program Coordinator is one of two key curricula and teaching leaders of PC's Schools on the MOVE program at specific school sites. The Coordinator is responsible for overseeing programming, curricula development, communications and outreach. Other key duties include parent support and communications, outreach and administration tasks. The position reports directly to the Executive Director Position Details Work Schedule 35 - 40 hours weekly, to be negotiated with candidate. Requires on-site hours for program delivery during summer, and will be blended remote/in-person according to program adaptations in COVID response time. Some weekend and evening shifts required, according to event, meeting and outreach schedules. Salary $45,760 - $49,920 at 40hrs a week $40,040 - 43,680 at 35hrs a week Benefits Full Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, and Vision) Accrued vacation and sick leave 19 paid holidays Monthly travel reimbursements Professional Development training Access to Project Commotion Movement and Wellness classes Position Requirements and Qualifications Education: BA Degree required, an emphasis in Child Development, Dance, Kinesiology or Arts Administration is preferred or a minimum of five years lived/professional experience in the field. Requirements: Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter) Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ) Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (every 2 years thereafter) Complete Mandated Reporter Training Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter) Project Commotion requires all in-person staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Language(s): Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish or other language ability based on program needs. Qualities and Skills Project Commotion is seeking an energetic program coordinator who is passionate about creating and delivering intentional community-based movement and play programs for children, youth and families in the Mission District and beyond. You are: A mover, with experience training and teaching in one or more movement modalities including, dance, martial arts, gymnastics, circus arts, yoga, or team sports. A playful and intentional teacher and learner. You have experience working with young children/youth, in particular ages 3 - 6, and have a particular passion for supporting children with diverse needs. Bi-lingual in English and Spanish A Strong communicator -- You listen well, ask for clarification when needed, and express yourself with empathy and integrity. You are comfortable supervising staff and giving and receiving feedback. A person who thrives in a collaborative environment. Flexible and creative in your thinking and excited about learning new skills and sharing knowledge with others. Passionate about creating and delivering intentional curricula and providing safe, nurturing learning environments for children, youth and families in our community. To Apply Applicants are advised to read through our website at www.projectcommotion.org to develop an understanding of our programs, mission and philosophy before submitting an application. To apply, please send an email to info@projectcommotion.org with the following: 1. Subject line: Application for MOVE Instructor 2. A cover letter indicating position of interest 3. Resume 4. Transcripts verifying your education units 5. List of 3 – 5 references, with current contact information (name, phone, email, nature of your relationship)
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Marion Reader
Feb 15, 2022
In BAY AREA JOB BOARD
Project Commotion is seeking a Part Time Children’s Movement Instructor for our Schools on the MOVE! Program. About Project Commotion Founded in 2006, Project Commotion (PC) is a community-based organization located in the Mission District of San Francisco. Our mission is to foster healthy development in children of all abilities through purposeful movement, play, and family and community relationships. PC serves children and youth, along with their parents/caregivers, educators and interdisciplinary support teams -- strengthening inter-generational connections and community health through embodied, educational movement-based programs. Equity and empowerment is at the core of all of our work. Our programs are bilingual English/Spanish, taught in an inclusive environment where children of all abilities can flourish physically, socially and emotionally. About the Position The MOVE Instructor is an educator and mover who brings PC's Schools on the Move program to school sites and partners in the community, and delivers on-site programming for PC Movement Classes and Camp Commotion Summer Camp. The Instructor is responsible for delivering programming, collaborating on curricula development, communications and outreach. Other key duties include parent and community partner support and collaboration, program outreach, and administration tasks. The position reports directly to the MOVE Coordinators. Position Details Work Schedule 15 - 25 hours weekly to start with potential to grow into a ¾ or full time position according to organizational needs such as number of partnerships/contracts. Requires blended remote/in-person according to program adaptations in COVID response time. Some weekend and evening shifts are required, according to event, meeting and outreach schedules. Salary $20 - $22 hourly, depending on experience. Benefits Accrued vacation and sick leave 19 paid holidays Monthly travel reimbursements Professional Development training Access to Project Commotion Movement and Wellness classes If this position shifts to 30+ hours per week, full health benefits package will be provided Position Requirements and Qualifications Education: AA Degree or higher, emphasis in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Youth Development, Dance, Kinesiology or Neuroscience is preferred or a minimum of five years lived/professional experience in the field. Requirements: Current Physical Health Screening (every 2 years thereafter) Fingerprinting Clearance (DOJ) Current Immunizations (TB, Influenza, MMR, Pertussis) (every 2 years thereafter) Complete Mandated Reporter Training (every 2 years thereafter) Current CPR & First Aid Certificate (every 2 years thereafter) Project Commotion requires all in-person staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Language(s): Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish. Qualities and Skills Project Commotion is seeking an energetic movement educator who is passionate about delivering intentional community-based movement and play programs for children, youth and families in the Mission District and beyond. You are: A mover, with experience training and teaching in one or more movement modalities including, dance, martial arts, gymnastics, circus arts, yoga, or team sports. A playful and intentional teacher and learner. You have experience working with young children/youth, in particular ages 3 - 6, and have a passion for supporting children with diverse needs. Bi-lingual in English and Spanish A Strong communicator -- You listen well, ask for clarification when needed, and express yourself with empathy and integrity. A person who thrives in a collaborative environment. Flexible and creative in your thinking and excited about learning new skills and sharing knowledge with others. Passionate about creating and delivering intentional curricula and providing safe, nurturing learning environments for children, youth and families in our community. To Apply Applicants are advised to read through our website at www.projectcommotion.org to develop an understanding of our programs, mission and philosophy before submitting an application. To apply, please send an email to info@projectcommotion.org with the following: 1. Subject line: Application for MOVE Instructor 2. A cover letter indicating position of interest 3. Resume 4. Transcripts verifying your education units 5. List of 3 – 5 references, with current contact information (name, phone, email, nature of your relationship)
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