The Residential Life Program at Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is one of the only high school boarding programs in New York City, attracting a talented pool of students from around the world. Léman Manhattan is now seeking Residential Assistants for its Residential Life Program.
The position of Residential Assistant involves assisting Residential Counselors / House Parents in managing all tasks related to the students’ residential experience at Léman Manhattan. Residential Assistants replace full-time residential staff when they are off-duty. Residential Assistants must be willing to take a proactive and hands-on approach toward working with students to solve problems and conflicts and to offer disciplinary and moral guidance when necessary. Residential Assistants are expected to offer the same level of care and attention that a good parent would to his or her own child.
Specific duties and responsibilities include assisting Residential Counselors / House Parents with the following:
Supervising the student lounge on the evenings and weekends
Monitoring student checkouts using an online database
Occasionally serving as chaperone on various events and activities
Enforcing the program’s rules and policies
Assisting residential staff with the daily maintenance of the dormitory as necessary
The Residential Assistant is an hourly position (approximately 10-20 hours per week) and does not include room and board. Shifts are typically available on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11am - 7pm or 3pm - 11pm. Please only apply for this position if you are available to work these hours.
Minimum 2 years working with adolescents in leadership or mentorship capacity
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Attention to detail
Willingness to work weekends, some holidays, and nights
A motivated and innovative team player
Experience working with English as a Second Language students
Experience living or working abroad
Knowledge of New York City
Experience leading teenage students on excursions
Proficiency in a second language, particularly Mandarin and/or Russian.
About Léman Manhattan Preparatory School
Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is an international learning community committed to educating, empowering and inspiring students from early childhood through 12th Grade to be confident, independent critical thinkers. Nestled in the heart of downtown New York City, Léman Manhattan delivers academic excellence that inspires for a lifetime.
One of only four independent schools in Manhattan to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, Léman Manhattan is building the next generation of courageous, critical thinkers.
Our two state-of-the-art campuses house nearly 750 students representing more than 50 countries of origin, where an exceptional faculty inspires children to view the world as their classroom.
As an affiliate school of Nord Anglia Education, Léman Manhattan is the only independent PreK-12 school in New York City with established sister campuses in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America. Our ability to provide students with international learning opportunities is unmatched.
The vision for Léman Manhattan draws deeply from our namesake and sister school, Collège du Léman, one of the world’s most renowned Swiss boarding schools located on the outski...rts of Geneva, with a nearly sixty-year history of educating the sons and daughters of the world’s leaders in business, politics and the arts. Together with Léman International School in Chengdu, China, College du Léman and Léman Manhattan operate as a unique consortium of schools that provide students with a truly “Three Campus, One School” experience.