Enrichment Teacher


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East Hartford YMCA
770 Main Street
East Hartford
Summer Camp
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Program Information

The Power Scholars Academy is offered in Hartford at a location to be determined and East Hartford at Anna E. Norris Elementary School. The program runs for 6 weeks at each site. 


Essential Functions: 

  • Be available Monday-Friday for entire 6 week duration
  • Develop and implement appropriate enrichment classes for assigned grade levels
  • Prepare classrooms for daily activities and collaborate with academic teachers and teacher's assistants to ensure that objectives are reached
  • Maintain an organized and efficient classroom along with accurate classroom records
  • Adhere to all Power Scholar Academy and district professional expectations and compliance issues
  • Create a positive, achievement-oriented, organized and engaging learning environment
  • Motivate and holding scholars to high academic and behavioral expectations
  • Provide consistent rewards and/or consequences for scholar behavior grounded in positive discipline
  • Empower scholars to make positive choices and serving as a role model
  • Be able to meet scholars' individual academic and instructional needs
  • Ensure enrichment goals are met for each scholar
  • Create and direct project based learning
  • Mentor and support the professional development of the teacher's assistants
  • Supervise scholars during guest speaker engagements, field trips, lunch and recess


  • ALL enrichment teachers are required to develop lesson plans and produce a presentation/showcase for all grade levels to present at the BELL Program Celebration in July/August.
  • STEM teachers will engage children in the Project-Based Learning Model by providing experiential activities, exploratory, problem solving and critical thinking sessions, creative arts projects, group work and collective thinking, speaking and presentations exploring STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

Minimum Requirements


The teacher must hold either an A.S. or higher, or be a college student pursuing a B.S. or higher in education or a related field. Teachers must have at least 1 year of experience working directly with children. Experience in one or all of the following: art, life skills, drama, dance, STEM and music