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 Employment Opportunities in Cambridge

NOTICE OF POSTING

POSTING DATE: August 2, 2021
OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Cambridge residents are especially encouraged to apply.

Department: Human Service Programs
Job Title: Instructors (part-time), Division of Community Schools
Job Code: X161
Civil Service Position: Non Civil Service position
Union Affiliation: None
Hours Per Week: 19.5 hours per week (afternoons ranging between 1:30 & 6pm)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the operation of your assigned classroom.
  • Work to implement a quality age-appropriate curriculum for afterschool.
  • Directly supervise the safety of children.
  • Participate in all program activities.
  • Help create an environment that fosters a positive self-image and respects the social and cultural differences of each child and values each child's strengths, needs, differences, and similarities.
  • Maintain an open, friendly, on-going communication with parents about the progress of participants.
  • Supervise participants during snack/lunch periods.
  • Take daily attendance.
  • Participate in scheduled staff meetings and professional development.
  • Responsible for classroom maintenance, equipment, and supplies.
  • Report any out-of-the-ordinary incidents and accidents to program administrators.
  • Be available for some special events, Early Release Days, staff meetings.
  • Follow and uphold all COVID 19 safety protocol and guidelines as outlined by the Dept. of Health and Safety and the Department of Human Service Programs and the Cambridge Public Schools.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Be at least 18 years of age. Have at least one year of experience working with school age children. Experience working with children with special needs desirable and should have a strong interest in working with children from diverse cultural & economic backgrounds. First Aid and CPR certification highly desired (First Aid & CPR training available upon hire). The City of Cambridge's workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse. Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies.

Special Requirements:  Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and Sexual Offender Record (SORI) required. Physical and TB Test required.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The noise level in work environment is moderate to loud.  The work environment includes classroom and outdoor playgrounds and occasional field trips. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to run, during play or responding to an emergency. Employees are frequently required to engage with children on the floor and at their eye level. Employees are frequently required to use their hands and arms to handle and manipulate objects as well as reach. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move a child. Vision abilities are required for supervision of children.

 

RATE: $18.00 per hour. Retention bonus may be available.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and cover letter; external applicants submit both your resume and cover letter via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA  02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Review of resumes is ongoing.  Position will remain open until filled.

 

THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. THE CITY IS COMMITTED TO ADVANCING A WORKFORCE CULTURE OF ANTIRACISM, DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION.

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ESPECIALLY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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