Afterschool Teacher – Waterboro

January 28, 2021

Job Code 7280WT

Overview and Position Summary: 

The Teacher will be responsible for planning and implementing a 4-day/week  virtual program focused on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) curriculum and enrichment activities (health/wellness, cultural, social-emotional learning).  LearningWorks Afterschool Program (LWAS) serves low-performing students in grades 2-5 at Waterboro Elementary School.

Students participate in engineering design challenges with embedded literacy and math instruction and hands-on projects to build key skills for school success: team-work, team-building, problem-solving, communication, perseverance – all in an experiential and supportive learning environment.  LearningWorks Summer Program is funded through federal 21st Century Community Learning Center grants and is offered in partnership with RSU 57 school department.
Waterboro after school program site is starting the school year off virtual.  Student contact hours are Monday-Thursday 4:00-5:05pm on zoom.  Additional time for meetings, planning and professional development is allotted.

This position begins immediately and ends beginning of June with opportunities for continued employment.

RESPONSIBILITIES: (essential functions of the job)

  • Collaborate with site director to plan STEAM curriculum and enrichment activities linked to students’ prior knowledge, interests, experiences, and school-day curriculum.
  • Create and implement daily lesson plans that are developmentally-appropriate, student-centered, relevant, highly engaging, and reflect the program and grant goals.
  • Be prepared daily with lesson plans, materials, and sub plans if absent.
  • Work in a team of teachers, ed techs, and volunteers to build positive student relationships and actively support, model, and encourage healthy lifestyle choices (personal, social academic).
  • Establish and enforce consistent, clear, and positive expectations for learning and behavior that complement those of the elementary school.
  • Be present and actively engaged with students at all times while program is in session.
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings and required professional development trainings.
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times.  Perform other duties as assigned by the site coordinator or directors.


State of Maine Teaching Certification, or demonstrate eligibility

BA or BS degree in Education or related field (preferred)


Teaching elementary-aged youth preferred

Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, time management and computer/technology skills

Flexibility, thoughtfulness, and ability to creatively problem solve

Fixed Term, Regular, Part time, Non-Exempt Position

Hourly Rate: $20.00

Now accepting applications until the position is filled.

Apply online at our website, attach resume and cover letter to application.

Incomplete applications or missing materials will not be considered for this position.


We are an equal opportunity employer. We prioritize the leadership of people of color and LGBTQ individuals, and we strongly encourage people of all traditionally marginalized identities to apply. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws

This Job Description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.  Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.