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 Curry's Career Services Newsletter

 September Edition Vol. 2 2015

Dear Students,

Welcome to the second edition of our newly formatted Career newsletter! As you read through the local opportunities, jobs and internship sections, please also check out the right column as there are many valuable resources such as upcoming career events, job websites, workshops, and Career Center events. 
 
Now is a good time to get your resume ready for our annual Education Resume Marathon (on Election Day) with numerous education recruiters coming to Curry to provide one-on-one critiques. If you have suggestions about particular school systems or organizations about which you are curious and would like to see represented at this event, please let us know. Just email Adam Thies, Curry Career Services Graduate Intern, and we will be sure to personally invite them.
 

Announcements 

Curry Career Walk-ins: Tuesdays from 12-2pm and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30pm, Ruffner, Suite 102

Appointments: Available M-Th 10:30-3:30pm, Ruffner, Suite 102
Please email Hilary Kerner to schedule an appointment with suggested times to meet.


Join the UVA Curry Alumni LinkedIn Group

Did you know we have over 2100 members, who are more likely to be in professions closely connected to our grads than will the broader UVA group?
 


Join the UVA Alumni Networking Site

For the UVA-only database of over 25,000 alumni who agree to connect with alumni and students about career-related issues, sign up here to form connections.

Local Opportunities

NEW: Charlottesville Catholic School in Charlottesville, VA, is seeking a middle school science teacher (grades 6-8) for the 2015-2016 school year, with a current VA State Teaching License. The successful candidate must instruct through engaged, hands-on teaching and learning, utilize 21st Century teaching skills, possess good communication skills, and be able to work collaboratively with an instructional team. Practicing Catholics preferred.
Please send resume, Diocesan application, three letters of reference, and a copy of your teaching license to Charlottesville Catholic School, Attn: Michael Riley, Principal; 1205 Pen Park Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901 or via email to m.riley@cvillecatholic.org.
 

NEW - LearningRx is seeking a student or recent graduate for a part time position as a Life Changer, A.K.A. Brian Trainer. No experience required - they provide paid certification training.

Description
LearningRx's reputation as a trusted community resource continues to grow and now has the opportunity to take brain training beyond the walls of our center to those in our community who need cognitive remediation the most while being studied by an esteemed researcher in the Curry School. We are eagerly looking for fun, smart, talented people that want to make a difference in people's lives by helping them become smarter. Get paid to utilize clinically-proven activities that strengthen cognitive learning skills, attention, processing speed, reading and memory! Come join the LearningRx brain training team and help change the lives of struggling students from 5yrs old to 95yrs old. Our personal brain trainers work one-on-one to improve the thinking abilities of their clients.

They will be hosting an open house/information session followed by introductory interviews at 5:30om on Monday, September 28th at their Charlottesville Center. If interest please contact Mr. Dargan Coggeshall at dargan2@gmail.com.
 

The University of Virginia Saturday Enrichment Program is currently looking for teachers and teaching assistants - both positions are paid. No formal teaching experience is required as professional development and on-going teaching support is provided.  Online applications for UVA students are now available for both teacher positions and teaching assistant positions.
 
 
Charlottesville City Schools is hiring people for their after-school program (CLASS), 2:00-5:30 M-F.
Qualifications: High school diploma / G.E.D. + 6 months age-appropriate, programmatic experience in the group care of school-age children

Job description and application.
 

Champion Tutoring, a private, locally-owned tutoring company, is currently hiring a part-time Chemistry/Math tutor. Candidates must hold the minimum of a BA/BS in chemistry, math, or a relevant, related field. (Please note that 5th-year Education students, i.e., entering their 5th year in Curry's Ed. Program, will be considered as well.) Ideal candidates will have previous classroom teaching and/or tutoring experience, and are able to tutor through AP Chemistry, along with a wide variety of math topics (preferably through Calculus, though chemistry is our strongest present need). Experience tutoring SAT/ACT Math is a plus, but not required.
 
Our company values one-on-one pedagogy in a fun, supportive environment. Most tutoring takes place on-site at our office. We offer flexible hours, though during the school year our peak hours are weekdays from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., with some weekend hours also available. We are looking for someone who can commit through the school year (i.e., the first week of June 2016).
 
Serious candidates must include a detailed cover letter and resume/CV. Please submit materials to hr@championtutoring.com. No phone calls please.  For more information on our company, visit their website.
 

Jobs

NEW - Arizona State University seeks an Director and Full Professor for the Division Director of Teacher Preparation. They seek an individual with a strong research program that focuses on studying and improvising teacher education at all levels from initial certification to in-service professional development as well as through graduate education. The college has a strong emphasis on improving the preparation of teachers through field-based programs, post baccalaureate programs, professional development and outreach activities, and close collaboration with school districts. In addition to initial certification programs, the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College provides graduate programs at the MA, MEd, PhD and EdD level in a number of areas. Both undergraduate and graduate education takes place on four campuses and at school-based sites.

Please email applications to educationjobs@asu.edu. Deadline is October 9th, 2015.


Freedom High School in Woodbridge, VA, has the following positions for the upcoming school year: EL/Math & EL/LA. If you are interested, please contact assistant principal, Mrs. Candace Rogers at 703-583-1405 or 571-244-1017. Or by email at Rogerscs@pwcs.edu.


Westmoreland County in Virginia's Northern Neck is seeking the following positions: preK-5, Librarian, Science, Math, and Spanish. Please visit the Westmoreland Country Public Schools website for more information.


Fairfax County Public Schools, is looking for an Assistive Technology (AY) Resource Teacher. To be considered for an interview, a candidate must have a valid teacher license with special education endorsement(s); have advanced knowledge of a variety of assistive technologies; have strong technology training skills; and a working knowledge of integrating AT into classroom and community settings.

Responsibilities include: conducting individual on-site observations and technology consultations to support diverse learners. Providing direct assistive technology (AT) support to students with disabilities in classrooms . Providing comprehensive staff development and technical assistance to special education teachers, and parents related to augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), accessibility, adaptive technology peripherals, and specialized software.  Maintaining specialized equipment and troubleshooting equipment issues.  Consulting with staff on current assistive technology and supporting instructional best practices.  

If interested please contact Cheryl L. Temple at cltemple@fcps.edu.


The Kent School District in Washington State, is looking for teachers to fill special education teaching positions. The Kent School district is the fourth largest and most diverse school district in Washington State. If you are interested or would like more information please contact Jennifer Irwin at Jennifer.M.Irwin@kent.k12.wa.us.


Expeditionary Learning in Amherst, MA is looking for an Associate Research Director. This position will lead and contribute to a range of data management and analysis projects as well as evaluations of EL offerings and services.

Position Description


New Leaders in Newport, MA is looking for a Qualitative Researcher to co-lead a project examining principals whose schools are demonstrating success in implementing rigorous teaching and learning aligned with college and career ready standards (such as Common Core).

Position Description


The Equity Project Charter School (TEP) in New York City is seeking a social studies teacher and English teacher for immediate hire.

More information on TEP Carter School. Application.


Achievement First, a growing network of non-profit, high-preforming, k to 12 urban public charter schools, is hiring for positions located in New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. For a full list of available positions please visit their website.


Success Academy in New York City is looking to hire teachers and staff in its schools and network offices. For more information please visit the Success Academy website.

Internships

New Leaders in Newport, MA is looking for a Research Intern to conduct a focused literature review on the principal role in Common Core implementation and maintain our database of school leadership literature. Ideal candidates are PhD students with prior experience reviewing school leadership literature.

Position Description


Jefferson Education Accelerator, an educational technology business accelerator is looking for graduate students for two internship positions. The first position is to assist their Chief Academic Officer in developing a searchable database of industry articles. The second position is to assist their Chief Academic Officer in developing a searchable database of academic researchers. Experience with Excel required.

Descriptions and more information on the Jefferson Education Accelerator program.
 

Events

Education Resume Marathon, November 3, Bavaro Hall Atrium.

Virginia Association of School and Personnel Administrators (VASPA) Teacher Job Fair, November 12, Richmond Hilton.

Workshops & Webinars

Veterans Grad School Virtual Fair, October 14. 

Go Government Webinars.
 

Career Center

 
Upcoming U.Va. Career Fairs – OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS

Engineering, Science and Technology Career Fair (Sept. 14-15, 2015) – Thornton Hall, 10am-3pm

Commerce Career Day (Sept. 16, 2015) – John Paul Jones Arena, 10am-3pm

Graduate and Professional School Fair (Sept. 23, 2015) – Newcomb Hall 3rd Floor, 10am-3pm


Fall Job & Internship Fair (Oct. 28-29, 2015) – Newcomb Hall 3rd Floor, 10am-3pm

Global Development Career Day (Nov. 5-6, 2015) – Garrett Hall’s Great Hall (11/5, 7pm-9pm) and Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium (11/6, 8:30am-4:30pm)

Spring Job & Internship Fair (Jan. 27-28, 2016) – Newcomb Hall 3rd Floor, 10am-3pm

Educators' Expo K-12 Job & Interview Fair (February 12, 2016) Newcomb Hall 3rd Floor Job Fair: 9am-12pm, Interviews: 12pm - 5pm.

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