Basic Purpose: The Shady Hill Co-Curricular Program is seeking after school staff members for the 2017-18 school year. This is a part-time position. We are seeking dedicated, dynamic and engaging instructors to join our experienced after school team.
For 100 years, Shady Hill has been a leader in progressive elementary education and our after school program is part of that tradition. The program allows children to explore their worlds and test their powers; we seek to develop independent, joyful and curious learners who respect their own accomplishments and those of others. As a diverse school, we believe that a varied and inclusive community is an educational and moral imperative that empowers us all. Therefore, we especially welcome applications from candidates who will contribute to our multicultural community.
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 2:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Wednesdays 11:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Under the leadership of the Director of Co-Curricular Programs, after school staff members are responsible for engaging students during after school time and delivering a well-planned group program.
Instruction and supervision of students, with a primary responsibility for the grades 4 – 5 students.
Implement programming developed for the after school program
Ensure student safety and well-being
Care for and maintain after school spaces, equipment, supplies and property of the program
Properly complete and submit required paperwork on time
Support students with homework and other activities
Other duties as assigned
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to email@example.com. Please be sure to include “Afterschool Teacher” in the subject line of the e-mail.
The candidate must possess strong organizational and communication skills
Bachelors Degree required
Must be comfortable communicating with a range of people, including after school staff, day school faculty, as well as parents and the children that participate in the program
Have the flexibility to remain calm in a fast-paced environment
Have experience working with school-aged children. Experience with differentiating instruction for a multi-age group preferred
Candidates should demonstrate a history of flexibility, punctuality, and responsibility
For ten decades, Shady Hill, a school of approximately 500 students (B-8) and seventy-five full- and part-time teachers, has been a leader in progressive elementary education. The year-long central subject study, which emphasizes strong content, the use of primary sources, acquisition of essential skills, and self-discovery, forms the core of our curriculum. The school’s program allows children ...to explore their worlds and test their powers. We seek to develop independent, joyful, and curious learners who respect their own accomplishments and those of others. This same philosophy guides our curriculum in mathematics, science, world languages, physical education, and the arts.
We strive to be a community whose values are strong and which is unafraid to engage students in important questions. As a diverse school, we believe that a varied and inclusive community is an educational and moral imperative that empowers us all. Therefore, we seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to working in a diverse community.