Extended Day Teacher SY18-19

Job Type

Part Time


Details: $14.20/hour



Start Date


Application Deadline



1801 Mississippi Avenue Southeast
Providence Hall, 2nd Floor
District of Columbia
United States


Extended Day Teachers collaborate with others to create a seamless transition between the regular school day and extended day, providing enriching activities that support language and literacy development for AELPCS students.  Regular components of the job include recreation, performing and visual arts, interactive reading, math and science activities. Extended Day Teachers use their knowledge of the development of young children and the ways in which young children learn to support the social, emotional and cognitive development of young children.

The Extended Day Teacher is a part-time, non-supervisory position and reports to the Principal.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Establishes rich and engaging physical extended day learning environments

  • Works with the principal and instructional staff to support extended day’s alignment with regular day curriculum
  • Creates safe, clean, attractive and engaging extended day spaces
  • Ensures the extended day contains sufficient supplies and materials for all children
  • Encourages children’s ownership and contributions to the extended day program

Creates environments and instructional opportunities that meet the needs of diverse learners

  • Actively supports a diversity of learners in their classrooms
  • Provides additional support for students in need of remediation and differentiation in the classroom with the assistance of the instructional team
  • Fosters tolerance and a sense of community in the extended day program, modeling and explicitly teaching acceptance and appreciation of others

Supports the development of young children’s early literacy, language, math, science and social studies skills using intentional, playful and engaging instruction

  • Plans and implements intentional, systematic, playful and engaging activities that support the development of these skills
  • Plans adequate time for student talk and encourages children’s language use throughout the afternoon
  • Plans and integrates instructional activities that promote children’s understanding of the way things work and the world around them in alignment with the AELPCS’s instructional program
  • Skillfully motivates students to participate in activities than support the development of their early literacy and language skills

Contributes to a community of practice

  • Plans collaboratively and shares ideas and resources with extended day team
  • Actively participates in professional development opportunities provided and seeks out additional professional development
  • Fulfills the standards of professionalism including appropriate dress, attendance and timeliness
  • Completes necessary paperwork (including, but not limited to lesson plans, accident and incident reports, supply requests)
  • Communicates regularly with parents and principal about student behavioral successes or concerns
  • Assists with supervision of students during enrichment activities

Hours and Salary:  20-25 hours per week, typically between the hours of 12:00pm and 6:00pm. Pay is hourly.


  • Must be energetic, reliable, integrity driven and have strong communication skills to ensure effective, positive interactions with staff, parents and children. 
  • Previous experience developing and leading activities for young children aged 3-5 is preferred. 
  • Current college students or individuals with paraprofessional credentials are encouraged to app

Working Environment

School working environment

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply


THIS IS A PART-TIME POSITION. To apply please go to our website, http://www.appletreeinstitute.org/careers. No phone calls or emailed resumes, please if you have any questions please email talent@appletreeinstitute.org.