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Luzerne County SHINE Program - Teacher Assistant Positions Available

Employment Opportunity for Wilkes University Students
Making a Difference

Dear Wilkes University Students,
Are you looking for a paid educational experience that will make a difference?   The Luzerne County SHINE After-School Program will expose you to the most innovative strategies in education, STEAM (Science, Technology, Education, Arts and Mathematics) and the skills needed to be more competitive in the current job market.
The Luzerne County SHINE program provides academic enrichment for students from kindergarten through senior high school.
The college teacher assistant position is 12 hours a week, $8.00 per hour and operates Monday through Thursday, 3:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. beginning at the end of October, 2015.  SHINE teacher assistants will also have opportunities for monthly professional development on STEAM, emerging technology and a connection to local business/industry. Teacher Assistants are responsible for their own transportation and for all mandated clearances.
The elementary after- school centers will be located at the Heights Murray Elementary School in Wilkes-Barre, the Nanticoke Elementary Center in Nanticoke, State Street in Larksville and Maple Manor in Hazleton. Middle School STEM Career Academies will take place at the Wilkes-Barre Career and Technical School (CTC), West Side Career CTC and the Hazleton CTC.
If you are interested in this wonderful opportunity please provide a short letter about yourself and your unofficial transcripts. If you are a freshman please provide a short letter and a recommendation from a faculty member or the Chair of the Department. Please email and scan your information to Mary Kolessar, Director of the Luzerne County SHINE Program at Mary.kolessar@wilkes.edu. Please have your information emailed by September 20, 2015. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
Mary Kolessar
Director, Luzerne County SHINE Program
Wilkes University