Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Teaching Assistant (Infant - Toddler)

Congressional School is looking for Part-Time Teaching Assistants 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.

Maintenance Technician

Congressional School has an opportunity for a Maintenance Technician, who will be 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.

 

Responsibilities include performing a wide variety of general and semi-skilled maintenance activities, including routine plumbing, electrical and building maintenance tasks; identifying items/areas requiring maintenance, repair or cleaning; and performing the upkeep of grounds and building. Additionally, the Maintenance Technician will assist with preparation and clean-up activities for school events and perform general custodial tasks.

 

Qualified candidates will have a high School Diploma or GED and will have demonstrated skills in several areas of maintenance, such as painting, carpentry, masonry, electrical, mechanical, and HVAC systems. 

Human Resources Manager

Congressional School has an opportunity for a Human Resources Manager who will be responsible for the human resource function for all school employees and serve as an internal consultant and principal liaison for faculty and staff with regard to human resources policies, procedures, and practices.  The Human Resources Manager will manage recruitment efforts, employee benefits, compensation structures, employee relations, payroll, personnel policies, record keeping and compliance. The Human Resources Manager will be detail oriented, motivated and flexible; exhibit integrity and discretion; and work collaboratively with colleagues and other constituents. The Human Resources Manager will be a strong team player and have the ability and desire to work tactically and strategically, as necessary. 

 

Responsibilities include providing high-level counsel on human resources organizational, policy, and performance issues, aligning recommendations with Congressional’s mission, vision, and values; ensuring compliance with governmental and accrediting agencies; and participating in school-wide initiatives to improve human resource systems, upgrade the services provided to employees and expand the pool of high quality employees.  Additionally, the Human Resources Manager will manage the hiring and appointment processes for all classes of employees, including assisting hiring managers and search committees to develop positions, write job descriptions, request appropriate salary levels, define and implement recruitment plans, conduct searches and select final candidate; administer employee benefit programs including retirement plans, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, etc.; oversee the employment performance evaluation process and tracks related salary implications; and provide managerial leadership in administrative affairs, including coaching supervisors, counseling employees and providing forums for communication and conflict resolution as needed.

 

Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related discipline and 5 years’ experience in Human Resources.  PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification preferred.  Candidates must possess the ability to work well both independently and collaboratively, as well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills

 

Candidates must share Congressional’s commitment to building a culturally diverse faculty and staff who are committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.

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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
dmccoy@congressionalschool.org

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