Teacher Positions Available for After-school Grant Program

Teachers Position Available

at the BTWES 21st Century Community Learning Center

Booker T. Washington Elementary School, a Suffolk Public School, with provide before-school, after-school, Saturday and summer camp programming to 75 at-risks K-5 students and their families. S.T.R.E.A.M.ing into ExcellenceStudent Success Realized through Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics Learning Pathways program will offer students homework help & targeted academic support in addition to literacy and mathematics focused, curriculum integrated learning and healthy living experiences. Programming begins October 15, 2018 through May 9, 2019. 

The following positions are now open for internal applicants ONLY.

Genius Hour Teacher: Monday – Thursday 7:40am to 8:55am

One hour before school, students are able to make independent learning decisions to follow their own interests for continued exploration into any of the STREAM content they have received during the afternoon program. Staff must have an understanding in guiding student self-direction and reflection, interest-based learning, inquiry, and autonomy.


Power Hour – Academic Assistance Teacher: Monday – Thursday 3:50pm to 5:20pm

Teaching staff will provide support to students and document their progress through the following academic assistance models:

  1. One-on-one and/or small group Targeted Tutoring sessions based on student academic needs as directed by classroom teacher/school input.
  2. Homework Help – Students will be given a quiet space with flexible seating to complete assigned homework with available instructional support and feedback on their progress.
  3. Read and Ride Station: Students will complete their assigned 20 minutes of independent reading time while riding on a stationary bike each day. Instructional staff will be present to assist with bike transitions, appropriate reading material selection and engaging students in comprehension prompts as they ride.


Enrichment Hour – Designing Minds Teacher: Tuesday & Thursday 4:50pm to 6:35pm 

Must be able to teach both days.

Teaching staff will facilitate engineering and technology project-based learning utilizing the standards aligned children’s engineering design briefs model to include using the school’s MakerSpace Lab. Staff will also assist with supervision of students eating dinner and bus dismissal.


Enrichment Hour – CodeCreate Teacher: Monday & Wednesday 4:50pm to 6:35pm

Must be able to teach both days.   

Teaching staff will facilitate student exploration into computer science programming concepts, computational thinking, digital citizenship, and methods of computational thinking through an arts integration and creative problem solving curriculums developed by CodeVA and Code.org. Staff will also assist with supervision of students eating dinner and bus dismissal. Participation in the CodeVA summer training is preferred.

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