Summer Program Teacher
Summer Program Teacher
Commitment: 1.5 hours daily for three weeks (15 days): Total commitment 22.5 hours
The Summer Program Teacher is responsible for developing lessons for students with learning disabilities, based on each student's unique learning needs. Programming is entirely virtual and is delivered through Microsoft Teams. The Learning Disabilities Association of Halton-Hamilton (LDAHH) runs two different summer. programs: one for mathematics, and one for literacy. Additional training is provided for both programs.
This position is open to Ontario Certified Teachers (OCTs) . [Program dates and details].
Numeracy Tutor (Grades 3-5): This numeracy program is designed to motivate and help children gain confidence and academic success in mathematics. Teachers will work with students in small groups (up to 5:1) based on their individual learning needs. This position is responsible for assisting in the coordination, safety, delivery, and supervision of the Numeracy program, and for providing student progress reports at the end of the program. Tutors will be provided with 21 hours of online multi-sensory mathematics training to be completed on their own time prior to the start of the program. Literacy Tutor (Grades 3-5): This literacy program is designed to motivate and help children gain confidence and academic success in reading and writing. Teachers will work with students in small groups (up to 5:1) based on their individual learning needs. The Literacy Tutor is responsible for assisting in the coordination, safety, delivery, and supervision of the Literacy program, and for providing student progress reports at the end of the program. Tutors will be provided with up to 4 hours of online training to be completed on their own time prior to the program.
· Ontario College of Teachers certification
· Vulnerable Sector Check
· Sound understanding of the components of social skills and how to teach them, as well as the areas of struggle for a child with a learning disability.
· Ability to facilitate individual or small group learning in-person or online.
· Sound understanding of a learning disability, the characteristics that accompany a learning disability and how it differs from other exceptionalities.
- Clean vulnerable sectors check
· Previous experience with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Teams an asset, but not required.
· Foster a safe, welcoming, and respectful environment that encourages community building, inclusion and friendship.
· Development of program plan content and weekly lesson plans, including background research, activities and games, materials needed, goals and outcomes.
· Individualize the content to meet the unique learning challenges of each student.
· Perform pre- and post- educational assessments of each student to determine individual needs and progress in the program.
· Perform ongoing evaluations of the student’s progress throughout the program.
· Assess needs, set goals, and formulate plans of action for student improvement, and follow up and provide feedback on student progress.
· Provides regular constructive feedback on each child’s progress via email or face-to-face communication with parents/guardians.
· Complete additional training prior to the start of the program
Accessibility in Employment
The Learning Disabilities Association of Halton-Hamilton is committed to providing accessibility across all stages of the employment cycle, by removing barriers and creating a workplace that is accessible to all job candidates and employees. Any applicant to Learning Disabilities Association of Halton-Hamilton that communicates the need for accommodation shall be considered in a manner that is non-discriminatory, and respectful of our human rights obligations.
Part-time hours: 7.5 per week
Expected start date: 2021-08-01
Job Types: Part-time, Contract
Salary: $30.00 per hour
- Bachelor's Degree (required)
- teaching: 1 year (preferred)