Summer Assistant Teacher


Teton Literacy Center


1715 High School Road #260

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Seasonal 8:30-5, Monday- Thursday


$15-20 hourly DOE

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Company Description:

Teton Literacy Center is a non-profit located in Jackson, Wy
Our Mission: To Change Lives Through the Power of Literacy
We define literacy as proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, listening, problem solving, and critical thinking.

Our Core Values:
We prioritize individualized instruction through accessible programs, student centered learning, data driven instruction, and teacher reflection.
We believe in providing authentic, personalized literacy learning experiences that lead to students’ and families’ success in classrooms, careers, and our community.
We value comprehensive support for the entire family, understanding that we can make the most impact by working together with families to support their children’s literacy development.
We value collaboration with our community and volunteers as a way to provide the highest level of services and expand our students’ world view.

Our Vision: A 100% Literate Community
A literate community is one in which members have the literacy skills necessary to not only function, but to thrive. In a 100% literate community:
Every parent will have the knowledge, awareness, and skills to actively support their child(ren)’s education and literacy development.
Every child will graduate and have the knowledge, skills, problem solving ability, and lifelong learning attitudes to become contributing members of our society.
Every adult will have the knowledge, skills, awareness, and attitudes that enable them to envision, pursue, and achieve their goals.​
Our Approach: We Focus on Family Literacy
We believe that a family literacy approach is the most effective way of achieving our vision of a 100% literate community.
TLC offers prevention, intervention, and enrichment services for families with children in Pre-K through 12th grade.
Our goal is to strengthen literacy skills for the family unit through tutoring, enrichment, and family literacy programs.

Job Summary and Responsibilities:

SOAR Summer 2021 Assistant Teacher
Teton Literacy Center (1/2021)

Job Category: Contract staff, June 21st- August 12th
Report to: SOAR Classroom lead teachers
Compensation: $15-$20 per hour, DOE

Summary: The SOAR counselor is responsible for supporting all SOAR programs Entering K-8th grade, specifically focused on supporting math and literacy small groups, field trips, community partnerships, project-based learning and STEAM work. The counselor will be responsible for the general safety and development, growth and skill achievement of the students in his/her group.

This position will run from June 21st- August 12th, Monday-Thursday, 8:30-5:00 and include 4-6 hours of training prior to start date.

Qualifications: At least one completed year of college; and experience working with children required. Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks independently. Experience with literacy programs desirable; excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Spanish (preferred), Current CPR and first aid certification


Programmatic Responsibilities:
• Co-teach and, on occasion, lead lessons and activities for a classroom of up to 15 students.
• Organize and lead a variety of small and large group activities each week. Activities may include: math and literacy intervention work, read alouds, STEAM lessons, project based learning, games, songs, opening and closing ceremonies, family nights, etc.
• Know, enforce, and follow all safety guidelines associated with the camp and all program areas, this includes but is not limited to being responsible for your campers’ safety and their whereabouts at all times.
• Work with teaching team to plan and implement lessons.
• Communicate with parents about students’ experiences and report concerns to camp leadership.
• Identify and respond to camper behavior issues.
• Assist and maintain accurate program records including incident reports, lesson plans and daily attendance.
• Help guide interns and camp volunteers, if applicable, to have a deeper understanding of leadership and counseling skills
• See camp handbook for program details.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Provide a safe and healthy environment, both physically and mentally, to ensure the operation of a quality summer program. Know and understand ALL emergency procedures associated with the camp program.
• Ensure campers and families are aware of the rules, and daily scheduled routines.
• Take responsibility for the quality of supplies, equipment, sites and materials.
• Report all suspicions of child abuse to proper authorities.
• Establish a relationship with each camper and know his or her present level of understanding; consider the needs of all the campers and treat each camper with respect and dignity.

Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Laura at Applications accepted until positions are filled.

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How to apply:

Email cover letter and resume to

Contact Person:

Laura Soltau

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