Power Scholars Academy – Enrichment Teacher

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Website nmymca.org YMCA of Greater Nashua

Power Scholars Academy - Enrichment Teacher


Earn an extra $1000 over the course of the summer when you get hired and work throughout the summer. The Summer Bonus is for ALL CAMPS & POWER SCHOLARS ACADEMY positions. This also includes a FREE Y membership.

  • The first $500 will be included in the employees first pay of the season
  • The second $500 will be included in the employees last pay of the season


Summer Enrichment Teacher


The summer learning program is designed to address summer learning loss for low-income children living in urban communities and thereby enhance overall youth development, academic performance, and graduation rates.


Do you believe that all children have extraordinary potential – that all children can be scholars? Do you want to work with educators who share your belief, and who are committed to delivering the best learning experiences possible for the scholars who need them most?  Power Scholars Academy is the place for you!  Join the YMCA of Greater Nashua in partnership with YUSA’s Power Scholars Academy to teach, enrich, inspire, and transform children into scholars.  Work with Power Scholars Academy and change the world, one scholar at a time.

Teach with Power Scholars Academy:  We hire certified teachers to deliver our summer curriculum (BELL) or to lead enrichment programs during the summer.

Tutor with Power Scholars Academy:  We hire qualified educators, college-students, and community members to support classroom instruction and scholars’ learning experiences.



  • Developing and implementing appropriate enrichment classes for assigned grade levels.
  • Preparing classrooms for daily activities and collaborating with academic teachers and teacher’s assistants to ensure that objectives are reached.
  • Using BELL curriculum
  • Maintaining accurate classroom records.
  • Maintaining an organized and efficient classroom.
  • Adhering to all Power Scholar Academy and district professional expectations and compliance issues.
  • Creating a positive, achievement-oriented, organized and engaging learning environment.
  • Motivating and holding scholars to high academic and behavioral expectations.
  • Providing consistent rewards and/or consequences for scholar behavior grounded in positive discipline.
  • Empowering scholars to make positive choices and serving as a role model.
  • Being accountable for meeting scholars’ individual academic and instructional needs.
  • Ensuring enrichment goals are met for each scholar.
  • Creating and directing project based learning.
  • Mentoring and supporting the professional development of the teacher’s assistants.
  • Supervising scholars during guest speaker engagements, field trips, lunch and recess.



  • Bachelor’s degree is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience in an urban public school with (elementary/middle school/K-8)
  • Commitment to teamwork and collaboration with diverse populations.
  • Desire to work with (elementary/middle school) scholars and their families in under-resourced communities.
  • Outstanding verbal, written, and technological (computer/internet) skills.
  • Ability to build relationships and influence scholars, staff, community members & families.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Committed to the goals of the program and approach.
  • Love and respect for children.
  • Evidence of efficacy and willingness to be a team player.
  • Belief and commitment to the Y’s mission and values.



  • Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking & Decision Making
  • Engaging Community
  • Inclusion
  • Developing Self and Others


This is a seasonal position and will not be eligible for benefits.

To apply for this job please visit secure4.entertimeonline.com.

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