2023 Elementary Summer STEAM Camp Teachers

Delaware Public Schools


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Date Posted May 22, 2023
Industry K-12: Public Schools
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Description: 2023 Elementary Summer STEAM Camp Teachers

Certifications: Elementary K-6, Special Education, reading specialist

Terms of Employment: Dates: Monday-Thursday July 10th - August 4th
(16 days 5 hrs per day (1 hr of planning per day additional)
Program Hours: 8:00-12:30 with teacher hours 7:45-12:45
Professional Development Day - June 23, 2023 (pending)
Reports to: Building Principal

Salary: $35.00 per hour

The Program:

Teachers will deliver instruction and support Monday through Thursday for students using a STEAM Camp approach. Teachers, Paraprofessionals and Specialists will collaborate to engage students in high quality STEAM experiences that incorporate ELA and Mathematics. This approach will use learning practices aligned with STEAM to incorporate hands-on, project based learning experiences for students focused on a specific topic area. Staff will use experiential activities to engage students in building knowledge around a STEAM topic, with a different topic each week. Co-planning and/or co-teaching will be encouraged and supported along with the use of paraprofessionals to support students with disabilities and English Language Learners. Lessons will be crafted to provide personalized learning opportunities aligned with student needs, including implementation and assessment of IEP goals. Specialist support will be available for planning, implementation and assessment of the Senator STEAM Camp programming..

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans a program of study that meets the individual need, interests and abilities of the students through a STEAM Camp format supporting students

  • Prepares for classes assigned, and show written evidence of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor

  • Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior

  • Plan and assesses the accomplishments for LRP, ESY, 12 Month, and remedial students in Literacy and Math based on certain groupings of students assigned; provide SEL, Science, Social Studies, and Special Education services; provide based on need ELL instruction or Immersion supports

  • Teaching methods to incorporate student collaboration and discussion

  • Works with team to plan for experiential community based activities (i.e., field trips, guest speakers, etc.)

  • Participates in required training for any program materials being utilized

  • Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media consistent with needs and capabilities of the individuals or student groups involved.

  • Follows protocols for attendance, monitoring student progress, and classroom management

  • Reliable, punctual, and prepared to help facilitate the summer experience

  • Strives to implement by instruction and action the district's mission statement

  • Assess the accomplishments of students on a regular basis and provides reports as required, as well as notifying parents of student progress when necessary

  • Successfully assists with facilitating an educational process that promotes participation, enthusiasm, positive group interactions, and academic success

  • Maintains accurate, complete, and correct records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation

  • Other duties as assigned by designated supervisor or principal

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current or eligible to hold Delaware certification in area to be taught or supported, dual certification (content and special education) preferred, but not required

Standard Requirements:

  • Favorable Criminal Background Check and Child Abuse Registry Check for the candidate who is offered employment

  • Tuberculin Test and physical

  • Mandatory Direct Deposit of paycheck

    The Capital School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, citizenship or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity, against victims of domestic violence, sexual offenses, or stalking, or upon any other categories protected by federal, state, or local law. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies should be directed to the Title IX, District 504 and ADA Coordinators: Capital School District, 198 Commerce Way, Dover DE 19904. Phone (302) 672-1500