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Middle School Teacher

Spring Garden Academy, a ministry of Next Generation Ministries, is currently hiring a Part- time Middle School teacher (preference for specialization in Science or Language Arts) 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. This position is ideal for a grad student or someone entering teaching in a non-traditional way.

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Site Director

Spring Garden Academy, a ministry of Next Generation Ministries, is currently hiring an individual to join our team of directors as a Preschool Director. This person will administer our Early Childhood Education 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 Director position should review our websites (www.springgardenacademy.org and www.nextgenministries.us).

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Summer Camp Part-Time Staff

Spring Garden Academy is recruiting part-time  staff for our summer camp programs. We run a nine-week summer camp program with children  PreK-8th grades. You will work directly with children and youth to provide academic enrichment in Language Arts, Math and STEM. In addition, lead children in a variety of recreational activities and bible exploration.

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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Out of School Time Part-time Teachers

Spring Garden Academy, a ministry of Next Generation Ministries, is currently hiring  Teachers  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 Teacher 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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Kitchen Coordinator

Spring Garden Academy, a ministry of Next Generation Ministries, is hiring part-time  kitchen coordinator for both our locations. The position is for 25-35 hours a week during the 2017-2018 school year. Applicant should be able to prepare pre-cooked food and maintain good records and inventory for 2-3 food programs in a site serving 70-90 children each day.

This job requires strong math skills and an ability to work independently while maintaining high standards. Applicant must also submit a child abuse clearance, a state police check, and a fingerprint clearance if offered the position.

Pay will be between $11-15 per hour depending on experience.

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.

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