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CONGRESSIONAL SCHOOL CAREERS

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.

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.

 

 

Substitute Teaching Assistant (Infant - Toddler)

The Substitute Teaching Assistant will assist in 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 assisting in rooms when requested by the Early Childhood Coordinator or Lead Teachers.

Qualified candidates will have experience working with infants and toddlers. Ideal candidates 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.

Admission Associate

Congressional School is currently seeking an Admission Associate.

 

The Admission Associate supports the Director of Admission and Financial Aid and the goals of the Advancement Office. The Admission Associate will focus his/her efforts in helping to recruit, enroll and retain mission appropriate students and families. As such, he/she will partner with the Director of Admission and Financial Aid to manage the admission funnel to ensure a high-quality experience for each prospective family.  In addition, the Admission Associate will help market the school at admission events. The Admission Associate must be organized, detail-oriented, creative, motivated and flexible, be responsive and open to change, and work collaboratively with his/her colleagues in the Advancement Office and throughout the Congressional School community.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist families through the admission process from inquiry to enrollment
  • Database entry and data tracking
  • Manage applicant checklists and assist families through the admission process
  • Mail admission packets to all new inquiries and applicants
  • Follow up with phone calls, questions, scheduling tours and student visit days
  • Assist and attend Admission events on and off campus; some evening and weekend   
  • Oversee student ambassador program - help train students and schedule tours
  • Assist with the parent ambassador program
  • Coordinate meetings for the admission committee to review admission files
  • Assist with new family acceptance process
  • Assist with re-enrollment process and retention of current families
  • Assist with Financial Aid - reach out to families that have missing documents
  • Participate in weekly team meetings to discuss and plan marketing initiatives
  • Responsible for adhering to all school policies and procedures

 

Other duties             

  • Help with carpool and Big School front desk coverage, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Admission and Financial Aid, Assistant Head for Advancement and/or Head of School.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office and relational databases
  • Experience with Blackbaud K-12 and/or other enrollment management databases
  • Ability to be highly confidential in handling sensitive personal and institutional information
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Self-starter who can complete projects independently and who can collaborate in a team environment.

Development Associate

Congressional School is currently seeking a Development Associate.

 

The Development Associate supports the Assistant Head for Advancement and the goals of the Advancement Office. The Development Associate will focus his/her efforts in three core areas: database management, special events and all fundraising efforts. As such, he/she will manage development operations, which includes oversight of databases, document retention systems, gift administration, and the prospect management system. The Development Associate will also help coordinate and execute all advancement events at Congressional School and some Congressional School Parent Association (CSPO) events. In partnership with the Assistant Head for Advancement, the Development Associate will create and implement fundraising efforts such as The Congressional Fund and the Gala. The Development Associate must be organized, detail-oriented, creative, motivated and flexible, be responsive and open to change, and work collaboratively with his/her colleagues in the Advancement Office and throughout the Congressional School community.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Fundraising and Database Management

  • Maintain and update all contact information in the database for current parents, alumni, alumni parents, grandparents, Board members, faculty and staff.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate documentation of Advancement Office database procedures.
  • Produce all solicitation letters for The Congressional Fund, the Gala and other fundraising initiatives.
  • Manage the gift process system ensuring that gifts are entered accurately in the database.
  • Produce all gift acknowledgement letters.
  • Oversee document retention.
  • Reconcile all gift amounts and designations with the Business Office monthly and at year-end.
  • Manage the production of reports for the Assistant Head for Advancement, including Advancement Committee reports, Board of Trustee reports and reports for the Head of School.
  • Manage the production of an Annual Report in cooperation with the Assistant Head for Advancement.
  • Prepare prospect lists, including a list of major donors, and compile research on each prospect.
  • Engage in strategy meetings around our calendar of events, prospects, appeals and stewardship.
  • Help develop a comprehensive stewardship plan for our major donors.

 

Special Events

  • Plan and execute Advancement events including, but not limited to, the Leadership Reception, Grandparents and Special Friends Day, Founder’s Day, Homecoming, and the Volunteer Reception.
  • Coordinate with the CSPO Leadership Team on all of their major events including Fall Festival, Homecoming, International Night, and CSPO Family Nights.
  • Help plan and execute the Gala including coordinating volunteers, managing the online database, seeking donors and sponsorships and partnering with the Assistant Head for Advancement for any other Gala needs.
  • Assist with outreach to alumni and plan alumni events.
  • Help recruit and coordinate volunteers at Congressional School, as needed.

 

Other duties

  • Help with carpool and Big School front desk coverage, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Head for Advancement and/or Head of School.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office and relational databases
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge and/or other development databases
  • Ability to be highly confidential in handling sensitive personal and institutional information
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to coordinate and motivate volunteers.
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Self-starter who can complete projects independently and who can collaborate in a team environment.

After School Program Counselor

Congressional School seeks After School Program Counselors for its after-school program for children in grades junior kindergarten through eighth grade. This position is a part-time position with hours Monday - Friday from 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Counselors will provide care for children by:

  • Planning and implementing activities as assigned by the Extended Hours Supervisor.
  • Interacting with children throughout indoor and outdoor play to ensure the safety of each child and encourage their participation in activities.Treating each child with dignity and respect.
  • Recognizing and considering the individual needs of each child including medical and behavioral concerns.
  • Preparing and serving snacks, including sitting with children and assisting as needed.
  • Assisting in alerting proper personnel about hazards and general upkeep needing attention to ensure cleanliness and safety throughout campus.
  • Assisting in ensuring that all licensing standards are being met/exceeded, and actively meet standards that apply directly to this position.
  • Maintaining professional attitudes and behavior at all times while on duty. This includes proper channels to air problems and complaints.
  • Maintaining strict confidentiality regarding children and their families.
  • Attending all training as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High School graduate or GED equivalent and 6 months of experience working with children and 24 hours of professional development

OR

  • Degree, diploma, or certificate in a child-related field

After School Equine Counselor

Congressional School is looking for equine-minded folks to help with our after-school program this school year. Ideal candidates are high school graduates, have experience working with children, love being around horses, have minimal horse skills (catching, haltering, grooming, and tacking), and want to share their love of horses with kids. Counselors are responsible for supervising children in the riding area as they prep or clean up from lessons and engaging with children who want to hang out around horses. Hours are 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm Monday-Friday starting ASAP and running through mid-November.

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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:

Please send a cover letter and resume to our Human Resources Department indicating which position you are applying for:

Human Resources

Tinelle Davies

tdavies@congressionalschool.org