Reports to: Director of the Early Learning Center & Extended Day
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
When Needed: immedidately
“I’ve never felt so empowered.” -STS employee
Are you a dynamic, highly motivated teacher that embraces innovation and longs to be part of a school that encourages thoughtful risk-taking, is open to new approaches to instruction, and is committed to your professional development?
Do you want to shape tomorrow’s leaders by having the opportunity to play a role in determining the school’s climate and collaborate with colleagues to decide what and how you will teach?
If so, we have the perfect role for you!
We are seeking an After School (Extended Day) Coordinator committed to helping us advance our vision and achieve our mission of developing responsible citizens of a global society. Under minimal supervision, you will provide an optimal Extended Day program, supervise Extended Day staff and provide an exemplary instructional experience in the Extended Day Program for all students. You will support students, parents, and other community members in realizing our Guiding Principles and will abide by our Framework for Professional Standards.
Who We Are
Preschool - Eighth Grade
What We Offer
Robust Benefits Package
Professional Development Opportunities
Extraordinary Work Environment
St. Thomas School, one of the oldest independent schools on the east side of Lake Washington, is defined by a cognitively rigorous program with an emphasis on developing character, leadership, and a passion for learning and achievement. STS is a recognized leader in developing the whole student. Our core values include gratitude, responsibility, respect, courage, integrity, tolerance, compassion, perseverance, and generosity. STS serves over 300 students and boasts a 55,000 sq. ft. LEED Gold certified campus.
Oversees staff in extended day program (AM and PM)
Maintains appropriate staffing levels (student/staff ratios) in all extended care
Plans appropriate and engaging activities for a range of ages within the Extended Day program
Serves as an instructor within the Extended Day program
Manages budget for Extended Day
Orders and inventories supplies for Extended Day
Coordinates with Dining Program regarding snacks
Develops and supports student registration materials and procedures
Maintains licensing for extended day programs (includes maintenance of all related documentation) and ensures compliance
Coordinates with the Business Office to ensure accurate billing for extended day services
Maintains student records as appropriate (authorizations, medications, allergies)
Provides classroom and teacher support in as needed
Serves as an in-house backup substitute when necessary
Develops positive, collegial relations with co-workers with a regard for the dignity and social/emotional wellbeing of others and supports community decision-making processes
Vigorously engages in his/her own professional development
Establishes and cultivates community relations by maintaining open and candid dialogue with all of the school’s constituencies
Observes laws and the school’s policies, procedures and regulations which have application to and implication for the professional’s responsibilities
Is familiar with and complies with all policies and regulations as put forth in the school’s documents
Since safety and security are everyone’s responsibility, takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, faculty, staff, equipment, materials and facilities
Participates in applicable planning meetings
Participates in Committees as required/desired
Helps with recess and lunch duties as is needed
Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds
Performs other duties as assigned
Required Education & Experience:
A Bachelor’s Degree, with an emphasis in early childhood, elementary and/or middle school education expertise or related areas from a four-year college or university preferred
Washington State Department of Early Learning MERIT Registration required
3+ years of combined teaching experience in an early childhood, elementary setting, experience with before and after school required
Experience in developing and writing curriculum required
Experience supervising teaching staff required
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Familiarity with current learning theories and basic principles of human growth and development and ability to consider them in the design and implementation of learning experiences
Ability to manage the non-instructional human dynamics in the educational setting
Flexibility and adaptability to meet the needs of the children and the program
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to maintain confidential information
Ability to work collaboratively in team situations
Proficient at working in a Microsoft Windows environment (Windows 10 or higher) ability to master common automated systems for record keeping, and confidently learn new technology
Proficient at working in a Microsoft Office environment (Word and Excel)
Ability to work and communicate well with all levels of faculty and staff
Ability to work and communicate well with students and their parents
Ability to work outside in all weather
If this sounds like you, please visit the St. Thomas School website, http://www.stthomasschool.org/about/careers, and Apply Today. Follow the instructions to complete our online employment application, then upload your résumé and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position. Thank you for your interest in St. Thomas School and this position.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is competitive with public and independent schools. STS offers an excellent benefits package, opportunities for professional development, and an extraordinary work environment.
St. Thomas School, a non-sectarian, Preschool through Eighth Grade school, is one of the oldest independent schools on the east side of Lake Washington. St. Thomas School’s educational journey is defined by a cognitively rigorous program with an emphasis on developing character, leadership, and a passion for learning and achievement. Our mission is to develop responsible citizens of a global socie...ty. STS is a recognized leader in developing the whole student. Our core values include gratitude, responsibility, respect, courage, integrity, tolerance, compassion, perseverance, and generosity. STS serves over 300 students and boasts a 55,000 sq. ft. LEED Gold certified campus.