CONGRESSIONAL SCHOOL CAREERS

Substitute Teacher (Jr K-8)

Congressional School seeks highly motivated and enthusiastic Junior Kindergarten – 8 Substitute Teachers for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Substitute Teacher will be responsible for facilitating a positive classroom environment and implementing an excellent educational program that supports and challenges each student in a developmentally appropriate manner.

Ideal candidates will have a collaborative spirit and a love of children in addition to a Bachelor’s degree, experience working with children and/or experience working in a classroom environment.

Extended Hours Program Counselor (part-time)

Congressional School seeks part-time Counselors to join our Extended Hours Program (EHP) for the 2019-2020 school year. Our Extended Hours Program (EHP) Counselors offer safe, fun and educational childcare for our Preschool through 8th Grade students after school each day. The EHP Counselors also create a warm, nurturing and inclusive environment where each child is known and valued. Our EHP Counselors work Monday-Friday, 3:15 pm to 6:15 pm. The EHP Counselors report to the Auxiliary Programs Manager.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide a fun and safe aftercare experience for students
  • Plan and implement activities
  • Actively supervise students by interacting with them through indoor and outdoor play to ensure the safety of each child and encourage their participation in activities.
  • Help prepare and serve snacks, including sitting with children and assisting them as needed
  • Report to assigned duties such as study hall, playground, and crosswalk in a timely manner
  • Alert proper personnel about hazards and general upkeep
  • Meet and/or exceed all licensing standards
  • Recognize the individual needs of each child including medical and behavioral concerns
  • Properly complete attendance forms
  • Maintain a professional attitude at all times while on duty
  • Maintain strict confidentiality regarding children and their families
  • Attend all training as requested
  • Actively support the School’s vision, mission and core values
  • Receive sixteen hours of Early Childhood Education training every 12 months
  • Other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Six months of experience working with children and 24 hours of professional development
  • Ability to lift or carry children weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Strong initiative and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An ability to work in a joyful, collegial and collaborative environment
  • A sense of humor, warm personality, and growth mindset

Riding Instructor (part-time)

Congressional School seeks riding instructors for beginner lessons starting in the fall. The right candidate should have experience working with both children and horses, and also have some riding background. Patience and kindness is a must; a self-motivated hard worker is a plus. The job schedule is flexible with part time hours after school from 3:45 – 6:00 pm Mondays – Fridays.

Early Childhood Teaching Assistant (part-time)

Congressional School seeks a part-time (27.5 hours/week) Teaching Assistant to work in our Early Childhood program with children between the ages of 6 weeks and 3 years old. This is a part-time position requiring work Monday through Friday from 12:00 pm until 6:00 pm.

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 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.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High School diploma required; Associate's degree preferred
  • Minimum two years of childcare experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Quick learner, adaptable, committed to acting in the best interest of students
  • An ability to work in a joyful, collegial and collaborative environment
  • A sense of humor, warm personality, and growth mindset
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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 email your cover letter and resume to our Human Resources Department:

hr@congressionalschool.org

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