Employment

Are you a Peaceful Person? Interested in becoming a part of the Peaceful Schools team?

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Community Schools Program Assistant
  • Enrichment Instructor – K-5 Peaceful People Program

Community Schools Program Assistant
Community Schools Program Assistant

Peaceful Schools is seeking a dedicated community-oriented professional to support our Community Schools initiative in the Syracuse City School District.

The Community Schools initiative is a strategy for organizing the resources of the school and the community around student success. A Community School is both a place and a set of partnerships between the school and other community resources, with an integrated focus on academics, services, supports and opportunities aimed to improve student learning, strengthen families and sustain healthier communities.

The Community Schools Program Assistant will provide additional capacity to implement initiatives at the school and community-based level and to engage school and community members as partners in these efforts. The Program Assistant will work closely with the site-based Community School Coordinator to support programming that engages students, families, and the community in working together to support student success.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Support the Community School Coordinator in planning, developing, and aligning school events and initiatives to meet Community Schools goals
  • Maintain a calendar of school spaces available for community access
  • Support the completion of appropriate school documents (i.e. building permits)
  • Be on site to greet and record participants, monitor and supervise appropriate use of space for activities and ensure spaces are returned to original configurations and secured/locked after event completion
  • Provide before and after-school programming for parents and families in support of the Community School plan
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  1. Ability to demonstrate a connection to the Community School (i.e. live within the community or have significant history and relationships within the community)
  2. Demonstrate strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  3. Have strong references demonstrating ability to network within the community

Position is full-time, 12 months, M-F, working 40 hours per week. Part time applicants (20 hours/week) may also be considered. Day-to-day schedule will be determined based on hours of the program and demands of the implementation. The position will require evening and weekend availability to conduct events and meet with parents and community stakeholders outside of the typical work day schedule. Peaceful Schools is offering competitive salary and benefits, along with training and ongoing support throughout the school year. Position is located in Syracuse, NY.

Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to Yolanda Seegars at yolandas AT peacefulschools.com (Please use the @ sign, we remove from our ads to eliminate spam). All applicants will receive a confirmation email upon receipt. Position is open until filled. Peaceful Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Peaceful Schools provides comprehensive social-emotional education and conflict resolution products and services. Peaceful Schools is committed to giving everyone the power to be peaceful.

Enrichment Instructor - K-5 Peaceful People Program
Enrichment Instructor - K-5 Peaceful People Program

Peaceful Schools is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic instructor to teach in our Peaceful People Enrichment Program during school hours in the Syracuse City School District for the 2019-2020 school year.

The Peaceful Schools Enrichment Program will provide Kindergarten-5th grade students with hands-on projects and exposure to skills and experiences to support their social emotional development.

The Enrichment Instructor position includes teaching a STEAM overview in K-3rd grade classrooms; which entails teaching the Peaceful People social skill curriculum through science, geography, visual arts, and performing arts, and teaching a specific content-focused course in 4th and 5th grade classrooms.

Enrichment Instructor Responsibilities and Qualifications:
• Expertise in science, technology, and/or arts that can be translated to an age appropriate course.
• Develop and implement project-based units incorporating STEAM and Peaceful People curriculum.
• Maintain accurate student records.
• Actively participate in Peaceful Schools staff trainings and meetings, as well as in select school-based trainings and meetings.
• Possess a strong background in education, along with significant experience in the enrichment field.
• Display strong interpersonal skills and a positive attitude.
• Create and manage a peaceful classroom climate and a safe learning environment.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field, with significant experience preferred.

Position is 12-month, full-time, working Monday-Friday during the school day, 40 hours per week. Peaceful Schools is offering a competitive salary, along with training and ongoing support throughout the summer and school year. Position is located in Syracuse, NY. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to Kelsie Deyo at kelsied (AT) peacefulschools.com (Please use the @ sign, we remove from our ads to eliminate spam). Please highlight your teaching experience and expertise in your letter. All applicants will receive a confirmation email upon receipt. Peaceful Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Peaceful Schools provides comprehensive social-emotional education and conflict resolution products and services. Peaceful Schools is committed to giving everyone the power to be peaceful.