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Extended Day Site Coordinator (Part-Time)

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About Lee Montessori Public Charter School

At Lee Montessori Public Charter Schools, our mission is to create a more just, liberated world. We are a diverse and interconnected community that redefines high-quality education by pairing Montessori with Anti-Bias/ Anti-Racist practices. We create a joyful learning environment where children and families flourish, and can show up authentically as their true selves. Grounded in the rigorous standards for excellence set forth by the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI), children in grades PK3 through 6 work in peaceful, multi-age learning environments that foster physical, social emotional, and academic development.

About the Position

Lee Montessori Public Charter Schools is seeking  highly motivated Extended Day Site Coordinators to work at our Brookland and East End campuses. The Extended Day Site Coordinator reports to the Out of School Time Programs Manager and works closely with members of the Extended Day team and school day teachers to provide summer, before-, and aftercare programming at both campuses. The ideal candidate will have had previous experience working with early childhood and elementary aged children.

This position is a part-time position, requiring approximately 25 hours per week. There is a possibility that this position will continue into the summer months at a full-time capacity. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Works with the OST Programs Manager to deliver a quality program.
  • Greets and communicates with children in a warm, welcoming manner.
  • Research, plan, and organize exceptional, enriching extended day lessons and activities for Primary or Elementary students, with a strong focus on social justice, cultural diversity, community, identity, and action. (For Example: Creating hands-on lessons, activities, games, and more, as it relates to themes of focus).
  • Lead children in small group activities and large group activities.
  • Organize the schedule to ensure smooth and effective transitions between program activities, including "Club" sessions throughout the week.
  • Daily room set-up and break-down, including but not limited to moving materials, supplies, and equipment necessary and setting up classrooms.
  • Lead snack distribution daily.
  • Ensure that all emergency procedures, safety protocols, and drills are followed by staff as outlined in the Out of School Time manual.
  • Establish and maintain a professional and supportive relationship with all students, families, colleagues and school leadership.
  • Main point of contact in the absence of the OST Programs Manager.
  • Lead responsibilities around administrative needs ( For Example: Ensure that daily attendance is being taken by staff, maintain/update student records, assist with creating rosters, etc.).
  • Participate in ongoing professional development.
  • Writing of incident reports as needed.
  • Communicate any urgent concerns immediately to the OST Programs Manager.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience working with school age youth (PK3-6) in a school or after-school setting.
  • Dynamic, nurturing, and passionate energy.
  • A demonstrated commitment to advancing equity and proficiency at spotting and addressing issues of race and identity.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively, with minimal supervision.
  • Experience with leading a team and works with other staff members to form (and maintain) a positive, supportive work environment
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be willing to to be CPR/First Aid certified

Compensation

$20 -25 per hour, based on experience.

Hours

Candidate must be available to consistently work approximately 25 - 28 hours per week during the following times:

After Care

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:  1:30 pm - 6:30 pm 

Wednesday:   11:30 am - 6:30 pm



About Lee Montessori Public Charter School

At Lee Montessori Public Charter Schools, our mission is to create a more just, liberated world. We are a diverse and interconnected community that redefines high-quality education by pairing…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 16, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    August 11, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$20 - $25

Location

On-site
Washington, DC, USA

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Please email cover letter and resume to Kathleen@leemontessori.org.


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