UpSpring - Summer 360 Teacher

Summer 360 Teacher


Cincinnati OH

Job Type: ,
Compensation: $30 / Hour
Posted Date: 02/01/2024
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Summer 360 Teacher

Job Description

UpSpring is seeking Certified Teachers and Instructional Assistants for our Summer 360 day camp for children experiencing homelessness. The positions are full-time, approximately 35 hours per week, from May 31-July 12, 2024. The focus is on literacy, math, and social-emotional development while making a difference in the lives of students experiencing homelessness.

UpSpring Summer 360 Teachers are responsible for leading all classroom team members and ensuring the safety of all students. They are responsible for planning and implementing lesson plans for academic study and parts of the enrichment schedule.

Children attending the summer camp are 5 to 14 years of age, and the Teacher will be assigned to work with a specific age group (5-7, 8-9, or 10-12). Teachers will be expected to interact and build rapport with children to make a difference in the lives of students experiencing homelessness.

35 hours per week, Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (with half-hour unpaid lunch break). Working days: May 31, 2024 – July 12, 2024 (Paid Holidays: June 19 & July 4, unpaid Holiday: July 5); Summer 360° staff are expected to be present every day during camp



  • Oversee all daily activities involving the classroom.
  • Create engaging lessons for student improvement in math and reading literacy.
  • Implement classroom management that facilitates social-emotional awareness and growth.
  • Problem-solving in a professional manner.
  • Incorporate a team atmosphere.
  • Work collaboratively with classroom Instructional Assistant and Intern (if available).
  • Integrate Junior Camp Counselors into the Classroom curriculum.
  • Develop lesson plans and teach.
  • Provide a sample classroom lesson plan by June 2, 2024.
  • Implement resilience & culture into lesson planning in a creative way.
  • Bolster student literacy in math and reading as well as social-emotional intelligence.
  • Evaluate student learning and adjust teaching accordingly.
  • Foster a respectful environment that promotes growth and development.
  • Develop and implement a classroom system to manage student behavior within the camp.
  • Create an inviting classroom atmosphere.
  • Assist in assigning activities to volunteers.
  • Develop a trauma-informed lens and relate to students from this perspective.
  • Other duties as otherwise specified.



  • State Teaching Certification.
  • Prior experience working with children and youth experiencing homelessness.
  • Able to lift 30 pounds.
  • Use of personal cell phones for staff communication.


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