CONGRESSIONAL SCHOOL CAREERS

Interim Middle School Math Teacher

Congressional School seeks an Interim Middle School Math Teacher to teach grades seven and eight for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year.

 

The Middle School Math Teacher is responsible for teaching, motivating, inspiring, and assessing middle school students in mathematics. The Math Teacher is knowledgeable about the cognitive and social-emotional development of children this age and possesses a firm understanding of advanced mathematics. In addition to the below duties and responsibilities, the Math Teacher will be positive, collaborative, innovative, and passionate.

Responsibilities include developing, implementing, and assessing a dynamic mathematics program for middle school students; serving as middle school advisor; and using a variety of methods, materials, and techniques used to teach mathematics instruction. The Math Teacher will assess students’ mathematical skills for the purposes of refining classroom activities and providing feedback; and actively seek opportunities for professional development in math and middle school pedagogy.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Actively seek opportunities for professional development.
  • Provide information to parents about student performance.
  • Perform divisional responsibilities expected of faculty (for example, supervising students outside of class times, attending faculty meetings, etc.).
  • Ensure proper supervision for the safety and well-being of all students.
  • Attend school events.
  • Actively support the school’s vision, mission and core values.

QUALIFICATIONS

Ideal candidates should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics; preferably a Master’s degree in mathematics, education, or related field
  • Minimum of 2 – 3 years’ experience teaching middle school mathematics, preferably in an independent school
  • Strong initiative and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An ability to work in a joyful, collegial and collaborative environment
  • A sense of humor, warm personality, and growth mindset
 
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.

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.

 

Counselors will provide care for children by:

  • Planning and implementing activities as assigned by the Extended Hours Program Coordinator.
  • 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

Early Childhood Teaching Assistant (Part-Time)

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 Early Childhood Teaching Assistant

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.

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:

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