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Teachers Needed for Virtual Summer Program

Online Learning: July 9, 2020 - August 7, 2020

This summer learning enrichment program is designed to offer virtual academic skill-building in math and literacy to approximately 600 Lancaster County students Pre-K through Grade 8 using a high-quality curriculum and engaging instructional materials developed be BellXcel. This program, offered through the Lancaster Partnership for Learning Equity, is committed to providing learners with the digital access and support needed to prevent academic slide over the summer and to prepare them to participate fully in virtual learning opportunities in the future.

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Teachers, you can help Lancaster County students prevent summer slide

Work hours will be Monday - Friday, 9 am -1 pm. Online instruction time will be two hours per day Monday - Thursday. Additional time will be used for planning and follow-up.

Teachers will be paid $30 per hour for 88 hours of work in July and August, 2020.


  • Implementing (literacy and math) curricula and activities remotely
  • Using assessment data to refine and adapt instruction
  • Developing engaging virtual lesson plans aligned to specific learning objectives
  • Delivering relevant, engaging and rigorous virtual lessons using diverse instructional methods
  • Adhering to professional expectations and compliance issues
  • Creating a positive, achievement-oriented, organized, and engaging virtual learning environment
  • Motivating and holding scholars to high academic expectations
  • Providing consistent rewards and/or consequences for positive scholar behavior and attendance
  • Empowering scholars to make positive choices and serving as a role model
  • Communicating effectively in a remote setting with scholars, families, and program staff
  • Compliance with program professional-development requirements



  • Bachelor's degree and current PA Teacher's Certification is required
  • Commitment to teamwork and collaboration with diverse populations remotely
  • Desire to work with (elementary/middle school) scholars and their families remotely
  • Outstanding verbal, written, and technological (computer/internet) skills
  • Ability to build relationships with scholars, staff, community members, and families remotely
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Love and respect for children
  • Belief and commitment to the mission and values of the program


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