ABOUT AIM HIGH
At Aim High, students with limited options unlock their limitless potential. Our multi-year summer enrichment program empowers middle schoolers from low-income neighborhoods, igniting their love of learning and yielding real results—97% of Aim High alumni graduate high school and go on to college. Grounded in a welcoming community where every kid feels seen and supported, Aim High gives students the confidence to succeed in high school and beyond. Aim High also fosters a supportive professional community in which educators - from aspiring to experienced - grow personally and professionally. For more about Aim High, please visit www.aimhigh.org.
Assistant Teachers (ATs) co-teach core academic subjects and lead enrichment classes and/or afternoon activities. ATs participate in professional development focused on social emotional skills, restorative practices and leadership growth. ATs receive mentorship and coaching to practice and strengthen teaching skills, engage in career exploration and learn pathways to enter educational careers.
This is a six-week position: one week of faculty training and five weeks teaching middle school students using project based curriculum and culturally responsive practices. All Aim High summer staff also have the opportunity to participate in online training before the start of the summer program.
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Aim High requires the holder of this position be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as defined by the CDC. Aim High may review and consider requests for reasonable accommodation to this requirement. Please note that the Aim High summer program, at its multiple summer locations, is subject to follow host school/district COVID vaccine mandates that may not allow for non vaccinated accommodations.
Aim High is an equal opportunity employer. Aim High seeks diversity in its community and affords equal employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, citizenship status, medical condition, or any other legally protected status.
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