Founded in 1958, Pilgrim School is a Pre-K through 12 co-educational day and boarding school in the Wilshire Center neighborhood of Los Angeles. Pilgrim School is a progressive, yet traditional, college preparatory institution that offers a 21st-century education.
Reports to: Director of After School & Camp Programs and the Elementary Director
We seek a skilled yard team member to join our play squad. This individual should have experience in a school or a comparable setting. The position is full time (40 hours/week), beginning in January 2019, and the salary range is $13-$15 per hour. We need a team member who is flexible and innovative in working collaboratively to provide care to students and communicate with parents, teachers, administrators as well as students. The job includes the following duties and personal qualities:
Build positive, long-lasting relationships with children on campus who see you as a role-model and leader.
Provide care, supervision and fun during school play times every day.
Oversee lunch program and transition from lunch to play time daily.
Oversee and support morning drop off and afternoon pick up procedures on a daily basis.
Oversee and organize school-wide Lost and Found materials.
Assist in covering classes during inclimate weather schedules or special curriculum day schedules.
Assist in Outdoor Education Learning Day activities.
Assist in all after-school programs, including Homework Club and enrichment classes.
Be flexible in schedule and daily work duties; they change regularly pending student needs.
Work with a team of play experts making outside time fun for kids of all ages.
Model excellent communication for students and help them resolve conflicts as they occur.
Understand and uphold school wide safety practices to keep students safe at play.
Model kindness, patience, and enthusiasm for your work each day.
Communicate with school nurse on minor health issues that occur on a daily basis (e.g. scrapes, cuts, bumped heads, headaches, vomiting, potty accidents)
Communicate with parents about student concerns or successes as needed.
Work with school safety and emergency team to conduct and review drills on campus (e.g. fire, earthquake, lockdown)
Experience working with children ages 5 to 14.
Loves to play and be outside every day.
Fluent in English language
Strong communication skills for speaking with students, parents and colleagues
Pilgrim employees rely on technology for records and communication; all are expected to embrace technology and have competency in computer use for basic office applications.
Fond of young people
Committed to personal, institutional, and student growth
Flexible and calm in a fast-paced work environment
We are accepting cover letters and resumes through January 6, 2018. Interviews begin the week of January 7, 2019.
About Pilgrim School
Pilgrim School, founded in 1958, is an independent, co-educational school for students in Preschool through Grade 12 that includes an international high school boarding program. The school is cradled in Wilshire Center, 10 minutes from downtown Los Angeles, and attracts a student body as varied as the city's population. Pilgrim is the only accredited K-12 independent school within the urban core of Los Angeles.