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Science, Language & Arts International School


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January 29, 2020
January 24, 2020
$18.00 per hour

Description:

Science, Language & Arts International School is an independent school focused on project-based science, arts, and math and committed to a rich and rigorous multilingual education in French and Mandarin. Our Main Campus, located in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn, New York, serves families with students in Pre-K to Grade 5. 

We are seeking part-time Extended-Day Teaching Assistants to develop a nurturing environment for elementary school students to unwind, play, and complete homework from the hours of 2:00pm–6:00pm, Mon–Fri, at our Main Campus. Candidates must be fluent in French or Mandarin, and comfortable leading class group sizes of approximately 20 children. This position reports to the Aftercare Coordinator. 

This is a part-time, hourly position, available to start immediately. Additional hours may be available for candidates willing to provide coverage for students’ park and lunch time during the school day.  

We support each of our staff members with a professional development program that fosters practical classroom management skills developed by educators of diverse professional backgrounds. Joining our team is an opportunity to foster a strong rapport with a bilingual student and family population, develop a portfolio of creative group activities, and gain hands-on teaching experience in a language-immersive environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Guiding students in completing their daily homework assignments by reviewing content and explaining how to solve problems
  • Guiding children through small group activities and games, set up choice stations, monitor children in free play
  • Escorting students to enrichment classes, after-care spaces, and during walkover from local schools
  • Maintaining order in the classroom in a respectful manner
  • Maintaining a friendly and professional rapport with students’ families
  • Reporting student incidents, such as health conditions, injuries, and other noteworthy events to the Assistant Director, Outreach and Enrichment
  • Coordinate the arrival and dismissal of students from Aftercare

Required Qualifications:

  • At least some college-level experience
  • Ability to speak either French or Mandarin fluently
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English
  • Ability to build rapport with students, teachers, and parents
  • Commitment to SLA’s philosophy and values as detailed in the “About Our School” section and on our website: www.slaschool.org.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • First Aid or CPR certifications
  • Experience as a senior camp counselor
  • Experience as a classroom teacher, after-school teacher, or assistant teacher

Benefits:

  • Wageworks Pre-Tax Transit Benefit
  • Ability to purchase Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan

Description:

Science, Language & Arts International School is an independent school focused on project-based science, arts, and math and committed to a rich and rigorous multilingual education in French and Mandarin. Our Main Campus…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

  • Wageworks Pre-Tax Transit Benefit
  • Ability to purchase Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Wageworks Pre-Tax Transit Benefit
  • Ability to purchase Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan

Level of Language Proficiency

French – Fluent

Mandarin – Fluent

English – Conversational

French – Fluent

Mandarin – Fluent

English – Conversational

How to Apply

  • Please submit a resume and a cover letter as your application. The cover letter should describe your educational philosophy, address how you would perform well in this role, identify key relevant experiences, and include your availability. Later in the application process, please be prepared to provide personal and professional references as requested.
  • Resume and Cover Letter submissions should be sent to hiring@slaschool.org and address your cover letter to the hiring manager. 
  • Only applicants deemed a good fit for this position will be contacted to schedule an interview. 
  • Please submit a resume and a cover letter as your application. The cover letter should describe your educational philosophy, address how you would perform well in this role…

Location

9 Hanover Place, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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