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Lead Preschool Teachers

Spring Garden Academy is hiring lead preschool teachers at our North Philadelphia and Spring Garden locations. We are looking for qualified individuals who are committed to a holistic view of education in a high-risk community. We also place a high focus on meeting the needs of trauma-impacted families and encourage a collaborative approach to teaching/support.

Two to five years of experience required and a BS/BA in early childhood or a related field strongly desired. However, we will consider candidates with significant coursework/experience in the field. Strong commitment to differentiated instruction, child-focused learning, standards-based reporting, ongoing formative assessment, professional growth, understanding of at-risk communities, and a school family model of education highly desired. Also, familiarity with Conscious Discipline, NAYEC accreditation, Keystone Stars are a plus.

Interested candidates should review our websites, www.springgardenacademy.org and www.nextgenministries.us, to learn more about our mission and philosophy before applying on our website.

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Experience : 2-5 years
Qualification : BA/BS in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or related field required

Assistant Preschool Teacher

Spring Garden Academy is hiring an assistant preschool teacher at our North Philadelphia and Spring Garden locations. We are looking for qualified individuals who are committed to a holistic view of education in a high-risk community. We also place a high focus on meeting the needs of trauma-impacted families and encourage a collaborative approach to teaching/support.

Two to five years of experience required and a BS/BA in early childhood or a related field strongly desired. However, we will consider candidates with significant coursework/experience in the field. Strong commitment to differentiated instruction, child-focused learning, standards-based reporting, ongoing formative assessment, professional growth, understanding of at-risk communities, and a school family model of education highly desired. Also, familiarity with Conscious Discipline, NAYEC accreditation, Keystone Stars are a plus.

Interested candidates should review our websites, www.springgardenacademy.org and www.nextgenministries.us, to learn more about our mission and philosophy before applying on our website.

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Preschool and After School Director

Spring Garden Academy, a ministry of Next Generation Ministries, is currently hiring an individual to join our team of directors as a Preschool and After School Director. This person will administer our Early Childhood Education programs along with our OST programs.

We are looking for qualified individuals who passionately embrace our vision and mission and are also committed to a holistic view of education in a high-risk urban community. We believe this is more than a job; it is a calling to urban missions and to the belief that children can be leaders in their communities. We place a high focus on meeting the needs of at-risk and trauma-impacted families. Thus, we are looking for individuals to support and nurture a collaborative approach to teaching and family engagement.

Candidates should have 3-5 years of administrative experience in addition to experience in the spiritual leadership and development of children or youth in the community, school, or church.

We also prefer candidates with a strong commitment to:

  • Differentiated instruction,
  • Leadership development,
  • Child-focused learning,
  • Standards-based reporting,
  • Ongoing formative assessment,
  • Professional growth,
  • Understanding of at-risk communities,
  • And a school family model of education.

Additionally, familiarity with Conscious Discipline (or similar models) highly-desired, a commitment to embrace and implement is a must. BA/BS required. Candidates with experience with NAEYC accreditation, ASCI accreditation, Keystone Stars or other quality improvement models, are also strongly desired.

Candidates who are interested in the Preschool and After School Director position should review our websites (www.springgardenacademy.org and www.nextgenministries.us).

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Education Compliance Specialist

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Elementary School Teacher (5th/6th grades)

Spring Garden Academy, a ministry of Next Generation Ministries, is currently hiring an upper grades Elementary School teacher for our North Philadelphia school. We are looking for qualified individuals who understand our vision and mission and are committed to a holistic view of education in a high-risk community. We place a high focus on meeting the needs of at-risk and trauma-impacted families and encourage a collaborative approach to teaching and support.

The candidate should have a strong commitment to differentiated instruction, spiritual development, child-focused learning, standards-based reporting, ongoing formative assessment, professional growth, an understanding of at-risk communities, and a school family model of education highly desired. Familiarity with Conscious Discipline and/or Keystone Stars are a plus. The Elementary School teacher position is ideal for a grad student or someone entering teaching in a non-traditional way.

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Summer Camp Staff

Spring Garden Academy is recruiting part-time and full-time paid interns and staff for our summer camp programs. We run a nine-week summer camp program with children in PreK-6th grades. You will work directly with children and youth in a variety of activities (sports, arts, service-based projects, etc.) to build youth leadership and ministry skills and implement a strong socio-emotional curriculum designed to meet the needs of our children and youth. Summer camp staff will also experience the workings of a small nonprofit, faith-based organization.

The ideal candidate is a college/grad student who desires to work with at-risk children in an urban setting and is committed to leadership development. This position is open to all majors, however a major in education, child development, youth programming, leadership, or children’s/youth ministry is a plus. The candidate should learn quickly, be open to collaborative work styles, demonstrate an interest in socio-emotional learning and development and have an interest in applying trauma research to the day-to-day work. Lastly, the candidate should already have a minimum of 1200 hours working with children or youth (ages 18 and under) in a paid or volunteer position.

This position can also be structured as an internship for college students.

Next Generation Ministries prepares the children and youth in our community, including at-risk youth, to serve as leaders in the family, church, community, city, and world. Candidates should understand and embrace the vision and mission of our organization.

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Children’s Ministry Staff and Interns

Spring Garden Academy and our partner ministry, Next Generation Ministries, are currently hiring part-time Children’s Ministry staff for our free preschool Bible program, After School, Summer Camp, and community ministries. The focus of this position is on Bible teaching through play and activities. This position is ideal for a college student or an experienced educator focusing on ministry work. We can also structure this position as an internship.

Experience working with children in children’s church, VBS, camp, or school programs highly desired. Coursework in Elementary Education, Youth Counseling, Early Childhood, Recreation or a related field desired. 1-2 years of experience (paid or volunteer) required. Additionally, having familiarity with child development, experiential learning, Conscious Discipline, and/or Keystone Stars is a plus.

Candidates interested in applying for the Children’s Ministry Staff position should review our websites, www.SpringGardenAcademy.org and www.nextgenministries.us, to learn more about our mission and philosophy before applying. We strongly suggest you attach a cover letter and resume when applying through indeed.

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Education Compliance Specialist

Spring Garden Academy, a ministry of Next Generation Ministries, is currently hiring an individual to work alongside our business director as our Education Compliance Specialist. In this position, you will be focusing on our operations, placing special emphasis on contract compliance and data management at our two-site school with ECE, Elementary, and OST. We prefer an individual with school and/or non-profit management experience. Candidate should also passionately embraces our vision and mission and is committed to a holistic view of education in a high-risk urban community.

We believe this is more than a job; it is a calling to urban missions and belief that children can lead in their communities. We place a high focus on meeting the needs of at-risk and trauma-impacted families. Thus, we are looking for individuals to support and nurture a collaborative approach to teaching and family engagement.

Candidates interested in the Education Compliance Specialist position should have 3-5 years of administration experience. BA/BS required. Experience with DHS licensing, NAEYC accreditation, ASCI accreditation, Keystone Stars or other quality improvement models strongly desired.

Interested candidates should: 1) review our websites www.SpringGardenAcademy.org and www.nextgenministries.us to learn more about our mission and philosophy. 2) complete an online application at www.springgardenacademy.org. The application should include the following: a cover letter which indicates why you may be a good match for our organization and a resume with references. Please attach these documents during the online application process. We will not review an application that is missing either a resume or cover letter.

Job Type: Full-time

Education: Bachelor’s (Preferred)

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Office Administrator

Spring Garden Academy is seeking to hire an Office Administrator with 2-3 years of nonprofit and/or school administrative experience. Candidate should be professional, courteous and have a desire to work in a private, Christian school. Additionally, organizational and strong data entry skills are required. We have both parttime and fulltime positions available.
Some job responsibilities include:
  • Serve as a receptionist for school students, parents, and visitors
  • Process a variety of student and school administrative information and data
  • Contact parents regarding student absences or illness at school
  • Maintain  student files
  • Lastly, assist with student’s enrollments, transfers, and withdrawals as required

Candidates interested in joining our team as an Office Administrator should review our website www.springgardenacademy.org  and  www.nextgenministries.us , to learn more about our mission and philosophy before applying.

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Out of School Time Teachers and Assistants

Spring Garden Academy, a ministry of Next Generation Ministries, is currently hiring Lead Teachers and Assistants for our Out of School Time (OST) programs (K-8). We run daily after-school programs at two sites as well as two evening programs. We also run a nine-week summer camp program at our 18th & Spring Garden St. campus. Positions are ideal for college or graduate students in the education or youth work field.

We also train OST staff for positions in our Elementary School and offer substitute work. Degree or significant coursework in Elementary Education, Youth Counseling, Early Childhood, Recreation or a related field highly desired. Two to five years of experience required. Familiarity with child development, experiential learning, Conscious Discipline, and/or Keystone Stars are a plus.

This position can also be structured as an internship for college students.

Candidates interested in applying for an Out of School Time Teachers and Assistants position should:

  1. Review our websites www.springgardenacademy.org and www.nextgenministries.us to learn more about our mission and philosophy.
  2. Complete an online application at www.nextgenministries.us. The application should include the following: a cover letter and a resume with references. Candidate should attach these to the online application page. We will not review an application that is missing either a resume or cover letter.

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Substitute/Floater Preschool Teacher

Spring Garden Academy is hiring substitute/floater preschool teacher for our North Philadelphia and Spring Garden locations. We are looking for qualified individuals who are committed to a holistic view of education in a high-risk community. We also place a high focus on meeting the needs of trauma-impacted families and encourage a collaborative approach to teaching/support.

Two to five years of experience required and a BS/BA in early childhood or a related field strongly desired. However, we will consider candidates with significant coursework/experience in the field. Strong commitment to differentiated instruction, spiritual development, child-focused learning, standards-based reporting, ongoing formative assessment, professional growth, understanding of at-risk communities, and a school family model of education highly desired. Also, familiarity with Conscious Discipline, NAYEC accreditation, Keystone Stars are a plus.

Interested candidates should review our websites, www.springgardenacademy.org and www.nextgenministries.us, to learn more about our mission and philosophy before applying on our website.

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