Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Teaching Assistant (Infant - Toddler)

Congressional School is looking for a Part-Time Teaching Assistant (12PM-6PM) to work in our Early Childhood program with children between the ages of 6 weeks and 3 years old.
 
The Teaching Assistant will assist in planning and implementing the daily program; actively supervise the classroom and playgrounds at all times; and observe, interact, and engage with children. Duties will include maintaining proper adult to child ratios with each age grouping and classroom; monitoring the playground at all times; helping with meals, and snacks; and following daily staffing schedule and assisting in rooms when requested by the Early Childhood Coordinator or Lead Teachers.
 
Qualified candidate will have experience working with infants and toddlers. Ideal candidate will have a bachelor's Degree in a child related field; or a child development/early childhood credential.
 
Requirements include the ability to lift or carry children weighing up to 25 pounds throughout the course of the day and the ability to regularly bend, stoop and crouch in order to physically interact with children and ensure their safety. Qualified candidates must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with children, parents, and co-workers.
 
 Congressional School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age or disability. This application will be given every consideration, but its receipt by Congressional School does not imply the applicant will be employed. Congressional School's campus is a smoke-free work zone.

Substitute Teacher

Congressional School is looking for qualified substitute teachers to add to our current sub list. We are looking for individuals that are willing to work with grades Pre-K through 8th grade, or substitutes that prefer specific content areas.

 

If you are interested in joining our community, please attach a cover letter and resume.

 

 

Full-Time Teaching Assistant (Infant - Toddler)

Congressional School is looking for a Full-Time Teaching Assistant  to work in our Early Childhood program with children between the ages of 6 weeks and 3 years old.
 
The Teaching Assistant will assist in planning and implementing the daily program; actively supervise the classroom and playgrounds at all times; and observe, interact, and engage with children. Duties will include maintaining proper adult to child ratios with each age grouping and classroom; monitoring the playground at all times; helping with meals, and snacks; and following daily staffing schedule and assisting in rooms when requested by the Early Childhood Coordinator or Lead Teachers.
 
Qualified candidate will have experience working with infants and toddlers. Ideal candidate will have a bachelor's Degree in a child related field; or a child development/early childhood credential.
 
Requirements include the ability to lift or carry children weighing up to 25 pounds throughout the course of the day and the ability to regularly bend, stoop and crouch in order to physically interact with children and ensure their safety. Qualified candidates must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with children, parents, and co-workers.
 
 
Congressional School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age or disability. This application will be given every consideration, but its receipt by Congressional School does not imply the applicant will be employed. Congressional School's campus is a smoke-free work zone.

Full Time Maintenance Technician

Congressional School is looking for a Full-Time Maintenance Technician  to work with our Maintenance team.

 

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for general maintenance and repairs to campus buildings and grounds to ensure that all students, staff, and the community are provided a safe, clean, and attractive environment. The Maintenance Technician will provide technical and manual skill in the servicing and repair of all Congressional buildings, grounds, equipment, and furnishings. The Maintenance Technician must be capable of performing a wide variety of maintenance activities.

 

This is temporary full time position.

 

Please include your desired hourly rate.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs a wide variety of general and semi-skilled maintenance activities, including routine plumbing, electrical and building maintenance tasks.
  • Ensures that the building has adequate heating, lighting, and ventilation and that it is properly cleaned.
  • Identify items/areas requiring maintenance, repair or cleaning.
  • Keeps the Facilities Manager informed about ongoing activities and emerging issues.
  • Assists with preparation and clean-up activities for School events.
  • Cleans, moves, and arranges furnishings, supplies, and equipment as directed.
  • Maintains vehicles, tools, and equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability in safe operating condition.
  • Performs the upkeep of grounds and buildings.
  • Controls and directs traffic as needed.
  • Supervises the receipt and shipping of all materials and equipment.
  • Cleans, sweeps, dusts, mops, shampoos, washes, vacuums, polishes, and waxes floors.
  • Cleans windows, woodwork, furniture, and equipment.
  • Assists with snow removal operations as directed.
  • Operates machinery and equipment.
  • Understands and executes facilities maintenance plan.
  • Observes safety standards and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Post-secondary training in a trade
  • Proficiency in several areas of maintenance (e.g., plumbing, painting, carpentry, masonry, electrical, mechanical, HVAC systems, roof repair).
  • Valid driver’s license

 

CONGRESSIONAL SCHOOL

Founded in 1939, Congressional School is an independent, co-ed, day school in Falls Church, Virginia, serving 350 students and 2,000 campers annually through our academic and summer programs. A diverse and caring community, Congressional draws families from all over Northern Virginia and prepares students through a rigorous, but developmentally appropriate, curriculum infused with numerous opportunities for exploration and growth. Our graduates find success in high school and matriculate to local public, private, magnet and faith-based schools, as well as, boarding schools.

 

VISION

We ignite the spark in young learners to become great thinkers and leaders who will positively impact our world.

 

MISSION

We provide an inspirational and challenging student-centered educational experience within our diverse and supportive community where children question, collaborate, create, and lead.

 

CORE VALUES

We believe that strong character is essential to being a great thinker and leader. These core values reflect our aspirations as individuals and as a community: Integrity, Kindness, Perseverance, and Respect.

 

EEO STATEMENT 
Congressional School provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

 

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Application for Employment

Congressional School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age or disability. This application will be given every consideration, but its receipt by Congressional School does not imply the applicant will be employed. Congressional School's campus is a smoke-free work zone.

To apply by email, please fill out our employment application form, indicate which position you are applying for and send your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources

Franca Monthe - fmonthe@congressionalschool.org

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