Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Peter Paul Development Center is privileged to have a committed team of staff and educators who work together to bring inspiring and innovative ideas and programs to the Center. Peter Paul is currently hiring for the positions below.

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21st Century After School High School Instructor/Advisor

The Peter Paul Development Center is seeking a qualified individual to lead our teens during our After School Learning Immersion Program and Summer Promise program. This program is currently comprised of eleven students in grades 9-12. The high school aide is responsible for guiding the teens through team building, personal and leadership development, organizational and study skills and community service .

Roles and Responsibilities:
The PPDC After-School High School Aide must be willing to develop and deliver a high quality, safe experience for all of our students. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Create a group culture that encourages group thinking, curiosity and discovery
  • Incorporate Peter Paul Education Plans (PPEPS) for each student
  • Communicate with students, parents, staff and student’s daytime classroom teacher
  • Communicate with colleagues and Director of Education regarding class
  • Implement PPDC’s daily expectations to effectively monitor and guide proper student behavior
  • Participate actively in weekly staff meetings and serve on committees
  • Maintains a professional, ethical and responsible attitude and works with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere
  • Maintain accurate and organized records such as communication logs, incident reports and other paperwork as instructed by the Director of Education
  • Assist in the cleaning and straightening of the room and equipment before, during and after the program.
  • Participate in recommended training programs, conferences, courses and other aspects of professional growth maintaining current knowledge of best practices
  • Commitment to total classroom engagement
  • Maintain high expectations for self, colleagues, students and families
  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Secondary Education (preferred)
  • Strong classroom management and organization
  • Experience working with high school students
  • Excellent oral, verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of current educational research
  • Understanding of and familiarity working in an urban setting
  • Ability and willingness to drive a 14 passenger van
  • Benefits: Aide works Monday – Friday, 2:30pm – 6:30 pm, and receive additional hours from team meetings, educational trainings and visits with students’ teachers and counselors.Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to the Director of Education, Natisha Knight (nknight@peterpauldevcenter.org)For more information check out: peterpauldevcenter.org

    21st Century After School Elementary Teacher

    The Peter Paul Development Center is seeking qualified teachers for our After School Learning Immersion Program. This program is currently comprised of eighty-five students (grades 2-8). Our students receive daily instruction in core subject areas as well as the opportunity to participate in enrichment activities. Weekly lesson plans must incorporate three components: project-based learning, learning through literature, and S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) curriculum.

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    PPDC After-School Teachers must be willing to develop and deliver a high quality, safe experience for all of our students. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Create a classroom culture that encourages group thinking, curiosity and discovery
    • Collaborate with staff to design and implement integrated lessons with a strong S.T.E.A.M emphasis
    • Incorporate Peter Paul Education Plans (PPEPS) for each student
    • Communicate with students, parents, staff and student’s daytime classroom teacher
    • Communicate with colleagues and Director of Education regarding class
    • Implement PPDC’s daily expectations, behavior system and classroom economy to effectively monitor and guide proper student behavior
    • Participate actively in weekly staff meetings and serve on committees
    • Maintains a professional, ethical and responsible attitude and works with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere
    • Maintain accurate and organized records such as communication logs, incident reports and other paperwork as instructed by the Director of Education
    • Assist in the cleaning and straightening of the room and equipment before, during and after the program.
    • Participate in recommended training programs, conferences, courses and other aspects of professional growth maintaining current knowledge of best practices
    • Commitment to total classroom engagement
    • Maintain high expectations for self, colleagues, students and families
    • Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree, Elementary Education (preferred)
    • Strong classroom management and organization
    • Experience working with students in a classroom setting
    • Experience completing lesson plans
    • Excellent oral, verbal and written communication skills
    • Knowledge of current educational research
    • Understanding of and familiarity working in an urban setting
    • Additional Qualifications:
    • Masters Degree and substantial teaching experience
    • Experience working with Common Core State Standards
    • Experience working with SOL pacing guide

    Benefits: Teachers work Monday – Friday, 2:30pm – 6:30 pm, and receive additional hours from team meetings & educational training sessions.

    Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to the Director of Education, Natisha Knight (nknight@peterpauldevcenter.org)For more information check out: peterpauldevcenter.org


    21st Century After School Elementary Teacher Assistant

    Innovative, creative, dynamic, qualified assistant teacher who aligns with the mission of The Peter Paul Development Center: To support the residents of the East End and educate its students, equipping them to serve as positive contributors to their family, community, and society. Assistant teachers must have ambition, initiative, and passion to develop and support classroom teachers with the incorporation of 21st Century teaching/learning strategies in the classroom.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Support classroom teacher with implementation of daily lesson plans and group activities
    • Assist in developing critical thinking, reasoning, writing and grammar skills in support of overall classroom culture
    • Encourage group thinking, curiosity and discovery
    • Support teacher with incorporation Peter Paul Education Plans (PPEPS) for each student
    • Assist in the implementation of PPDC’s daily expectations, behavior system and classroom economy
    • Participate in weekly staff meetings and serve on committees
    • Commitment to total classroom engagement

    Additional Responsibilities:

    • Discuss assigned duties with classroom teachers in order to coordinate instructional efforts.
    • Prepare lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits, equipment, and demonstrations.
    • Tutor and assist children individually or in small groups, including the implementation of PPEPS, in order to help students master assignments and to reinforce learning concepts presented by teachers.
    • Supervise students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, school yards, and gymnasiums, or on field trips.
    • Conduct demonstrations to teach such skills as sports, dancing, and handicrafts.
    • Distribute teaching materials such as, workbooks, papers, and pencils to students.
    • Enforce administration policies and rules governing students. .
    • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials, in order to prevent injuries and damage.
    • Observe students’ performance, and record relevant data to assess progress.
    • Organize and label materials, and display students’ work in a manner appropriate for their eye levels and perceptual skills.
    • Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development.
    • Participate in teacher-parent conferences regarding students’ progress or problems.
    • Provide extra assistance to students with special needs, such as non-English-speaking students or those with physical and mental disabilities.
    • Assist in bus loading and unloading as well as serve as a bus monitor when assigned.
    • Attend staff meetings, and serve on committees as required.
    • Maintain computers in classrooms and laboratories, and assist students with hardware and software use.
    • Type, file, and duplicate materials.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent; currently enrolled in college courses
    • Experience working with elementary age students
    • Strong classroom management and organization skills
    • Experience and/or desire to work with high-potential students
    • Excellent oral communication skills
    • Knowledge of current educational research
    • Understanding of and familiarity working in an urban setting

    Additional Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in education (preferred)
    • Experience working with Common Core State Standards
    • Experience working with SOL pacing guide
    • Experience driving a passenger van/bus; CDL a plus

    Benefits: Assistants work Monday – Friday, 2:30pm – 6:30 pm, and receive additional hours from team meetings & educational training.

  • Pay: $10 – $12 per hour with extra consideration for those who can drive a 14 passenger bus
  • Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to the Director of Education, Natisha Knight (nknight@peterpauldevcenter.org)For more information check out: peterpauldevcenter.org