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. 

Lead Teacher  - Early Childhood Programs

Job Title:                  Lead Teacher

Department:           Early Childhood

Reports To:              Early Childhood Programs (ECP) Supervisor

FLSA Status:            Non-exempt   

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

The Early Childhood Lead Teacher assists in implementing programs and activities for children. The Lead Teacher will be patient, kind, and have the ability to find humor and fun in the everyday. He or she must be able to physically and mentally engage with children daily, and also communicate clearly and effective with children, parents, and co-workers. The Lead Teacher will have an appreciation of and a passion for working with young children. Lead Teacher must receive 16 hours of Early Childhood Education training every 12 months.

 

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

In the absence of the ECP Supervisor, the Lead Teacher is responsible for oversight and supervision of the classroom and teaching assistants.

Overseeing and teaching a class of children in a manner consistent with the philosophy and the goals of the center. This includes:

  • Treating each child with dignity and respect.
  • Planning activities, which will encourage each child’s growth in the areas of emotional, social, cognitive, and physical development.
  • Recognizing and considering the individual needs of each child in relation to cultural and socio-economic background, disabilities, special talents and interests, style and pace of learning.
  • Helping children learn to think creatively, to solve problems independently and to respect themselves and others.

 

  1. Being responsible for the arrangement, décor and learning environment in the classroom.
  2. Being responsible for reporting to the supervisor any equipment repairs or replacements needed, maintenance needed in the room or elsewhere in the building or on the playground and supplies that need to be reordered.
  3. Assisting as appropriate with parent conferences.
  4. Ensuring active supervision of the classroom and playgrounds at all times.
  5. Maintaining professional attitudes, behavior and dress at all times while on duty. This includes proper channels to air problems and complaints.
  6. Maintaining strict confidentiality regarding children and their families.
  7. Generally promoting a good rapport among staff members.
  8. Assisting supervisor in maintaining cleanliness and safety within the classroom.
  9. Attending outside workshops when appropriate.
  10. Attending and facilitating as necessary all Early Childhood and licensing meetings.
  11. Assisting Supervisor as assigned.
  12. Adhering to all State licensing regulations.
  13. Management of Teaching assistants in the classroom.
  14. Follow proper protocol and procedures.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

 Bachelor’s Degree in child-related field.

Experience working with young children in a group setting.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Regularly lifts or carries children weighing up to 25 pounds throughout the course of the day.
  • Regularly bends, stoops and crouches in order to physically interact with children and ensure their safety.

 

This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Task lists per age group will be documented and reviewed separately.

 

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.

 

Part-Time Early Childhood Receptionist

Congressional School is looking for Part-Time Receptionists to work in our Early Childhood program. AM & PM shift available.

 

Reports To:              Head's Assistant

FLSA Status:            Non-Exempt           

Hours:                       7:00 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm

 

SUMMARY:

 

As the first point of contact providing customer service to faculty, staff, students, parents, grandparents, vendors, and other external parties, the Receptionist must be friendly, out-going and truly enjoy interacting with people.  This is a high profile, customer service position, and the Receptionist must always act in a courteous and professional manner and dress accordingly.

The Receptionist will handle all aspects of front desk management and security. In addition, the Receptionist may provide administrative support to faculty and staff, and must receive and maintain OSHA training.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Acts as first contact person, via phones and greeting parents/visitors to the school, screening of visitors, monitoring transportation, campus wide radios systems, and weather alert system.
  • Performs specific functions related to medical emergencies, security, and crisis management codes and systems.
  • Maintaining strict confidentiality regarding children and their families.
  • Attends all training as requested.
  • Regularly lifts or carries weights up to 20 pounds throughout the course of the day.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

 

  • High School graduate. Some college preferred.
  • Minimum two years administrative experience, exceptional customer service skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office, and ability to multi task.

 

Position Type 
This is a part-time position.

 

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.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Kindergarten Teaching Assistant

Job Title:             Kindergarten Teaching Assistant

Department:      Primary School

Reports To:         Director of Early Childhood & Primary School

FLSA Status:       Non-exempt     

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

The Kindergarten Teaching Assistant assists in implementing programs and activities for children. The Teaching Assistant will be patient, kind, and have the ability to find humor and fun in the everyday. He or she must be able to physically and mentally engage with children daily, and also communicate clearly and effective with children, parents, and co-workers. The Teaching Assistant will have an appreciation of and a passion for working with children.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Assisting in planning and implementing the daily program.
  2. Treating each child with dignity and respect.
  3. Recognizing and considering the individual needs of each child in relation to cultural and socio-economic background, disabilities, special talents and interests, style and pace of learning.
  4. Actively supervising the classroom and playgrounds at all times.
  5. Interacting with children throughout indoor and outdoor play to ensure the safety of each child.
  6. While on the playground patrolling and interacting with children while they are engaging in play.
  7. Helping with meals and preparation of snacks.
  8. Maintaining professional attitudes, behavior and dress at all times while on duty. This includes proper channels to air problems and complaints.
  9. Maintaining strict confidentiality regarding children and their families.
  10. Generally promoting a good rapport among staff members.
  11. Assisting in maintenance duties to ensure cleanliness and safety within the classroom.
  12. Attending outside workshops when appropriate.
  13. Attending all training as requested.
  14. Communicating and working cooperatively with co-workers
  15. Assisting Lead Teacher as assigned.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's Degree in Child-related field
  • Minimum 6 months working with young children

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Regularly lifts or carries children weighing up to 25 pounds throughout the course of the day. 
  • Regularly bends, stoops and crouches in order to physically interact with children and ensure their safety.

 

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

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.

Interim Middle School Spanish Teacher/Advisor

Congressional School is looking for Interim Middle School Spanish Teacher/Advisor.

 

Job Title:                     Spanish Teacher

Department:              Lower/Middle School

Reports To:                 Middle School Division Director

FLSA Status:               Exempt

 

SUMMARY

The Spanish Teacher is responsible for providing an effective learning environment through planning, organizing, developing, and assessing a comprehensive instructional Spanish program for middle school students. The Spanish Teacher is knowledgeable about the cognitive and social-emotional development of children this age and possesses a firm understanding of Spanish language and culture. In addition to the below duties and responsibilities, the Spanish Teacher will be positive, collaborative, innovative, and passionate.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Further develops, implements, assesses and modifies, as necessary, a dynamic Spanish language program for middle school students that aligns with Congressional’s mission, vision, and values.
  2. Serves as middle school advisor.
  3. Uses a variety of methods, materials, and techniques to teach Spanish language and culture.
  4. Organizes classroom systems and procedures and manages student behavior to ensure all students are fully engaged and learning.
  5. Establishes and communicates clear objectives for all learning activities.
  6. Implements instructional activities that contribute to a climate where students are actively engaged in meaningful learning experiences.
  7. Assesses students’ knowledge for the purposes of refining classroom activities and providing feedback to students, parents and administration regarding students’ progress, expectations and goals.
  8. Actively seeks opportunities for professional development.
  9. Listens and responds to student and parent concerns in a responsible, constructive and resourceful manner.
  10. Actively supports the school philosophy, community, and policies.
  11. Performs other related duties as required and assigned by the Division Director.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Spanish, unless native speaker.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience teaching Spanish to middle school students, preferably in an independent school.
  • Fluency in conversational Spanish.

 

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.

Part Time Afternoon Receptionist (Big School)

Congressional School is looking for a Part-Time Afternoon Receptionist to work in our Big School.

 

Job Title:          Afternoon Receptionist (Big School)
Hours:               Part Time, Monday – Friday, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Department:                      Administration

Reports To:                          Head's Assistant

FLSA Status:                       Non-exempt
Term:                                   
10 Months (mid-August to mid-June)  

  

SUMMARY

 

As the first point of contact providing customer service to faculty, staff, students, parents, grandparents, vendors, and other external parties, the Receptionist must be friendly, out-going and truly enjoy interacting with people.  This is a high profile, customer service position, and the Receptionist must always act in a courteous and professional manner and dress accordingly.

 

The Receptionist will handle all aspects of front desk management and security. In addition, the Receptionist may provide administrative support to faculty and staff, and must receive and maintain OSHA training

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Acts as first contact person, via phones and greeting parents/visitors to the school, screening of visitors, monitoring transportation, campus wide radios systems, and weather alert system.
  • Performs specific functions related to medical emergencies, security, and crisis management codes and systems.
  • Maintaining strict confidentiality regarding children and their families.
  • Attends all training as requested.
  • Regularly lifts or carries weights up to 20 pounds throughout the course of the day.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High School Graduate. Some college preferred. 
  • Minimum two years administrative experience, exceptional customer service skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office, and ability to multi task.

 

Physical Demands:         

May lift or carry weight up to 20 pounds throughout the course of the day

 

Position Type:


This is a part-time position.

 

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.

Other Duties:


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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.

 

 

Faculty

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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