The Foundation for Academic Endeavors (FAE) creates opportunities for academic growth for low-income families with an emphasis on building leadership and community partnerships. The FAE Summer Academy is held in Mount Vernon Washington.. The program serves 200 preschool through high school students providing summer literacy, enrichment and STEM instruction in a creative and collaborative manner. FAE hires experienced teachers and college fellows to assist in every classroom.
We are looking for dynamic college students fellows studying education, science, technology, engineering or math with a heart to serve a diverse community of learners and their families. For more information on FAE go to www.skagitfae.org
July 5, 2021 - August 5, 2021
Mon, Thur 7:30 am to 3:30 pm
Tue, Wed 7:30 am to 3:00 pm
(Student Day 8:00am – 2:00pm)
Zoom Curriculum and Planning Dates:
20 hours of training in June 2021 (Because most teachers are still teaching in June, our meetings will be in the evenings at mutually agreeable times)
Interviews via Zoom:
Zoom interview are scheduled upon receiving application materials
Responsibilities and Duties
Reports to the Directors of Foundation for Academic Endeavors (FAE)
Assist classroom teachers in implementing and preparing daily lesson plans
In cooperation with teachers and volunteers will supervise meals
Build classroom community and leadership skills of students.
Assist during specialized activities such as meals, PE, Art, book fairs
Act as mentors for younger volunteers.
Attend staff meetings
Attend child abuse awareness and prevention education, (certificates are valid for 3 years)
Attend and participate in mandatory training days
Submit to criminal background check
Qualifications and Skills
Current or recent (within one year) college student in Education or STEM discipline
One year of experience or volunteer work in education or childcare
Bilingual English-Spanish desired
Exhibit competency and experience working in a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, gender/sexuality, and ethnic backgrounds and identities.
Ability to use a personal computer, Microsoft Office products and database programs.
Excellent verbal, listening, writing, problem-solving, and interpersonal communication skills.
Salary and Appointment
Job Type: Part-time, temporary
Salary: $2,450 to $2,750 depending on experience
Job Location: Mount Vernon, WA
Send resume, letter of interest, unofficial college transcripts from all schools attended,(high school seniors send unofficial high school transcript) and two professional reference letters, to: firstname.lastname@example.org