The School at Columbia University, K–8 School, seeks a Recess and After School Facilitator to support its students.
This is an 11-month position.
As part of the dynamic learning community of The School at Columbia University, the employee will engage and interact with K–8 students during designated enrichment hours, teach in the after school program, and participate in staff meetings that address best practices and support professional growth. This position will be supervised by the Assistant Director and follow The School at Columbia University calendar; employees are expected to work on all school days.
Direct and oversee daily school recess and enrichment activities, both indoor and outdoor year-round. Exhibit and practice attentiveness to social emotional skill development specific to age groups within grades K–8. Plan activities that are developmentally appropriate; provide close supervision; and maintain a safe environment for children. Enforce school rules and behavioral expectations.
Provide programmatic support by assisting Lead Teachers of diverse classes of the After School program. Be prepared and willing to act as substitute teacher during personnel absences. Maintain classroom order and monitor materials.
Establish and maintain professional communication with school staff. Examples include, but are not limited to, participation in staff meetings; timely communication with Supervisor, Division Heads, Nurses, and Social Emotional Team; attendance at professional development meetings that address best practices and support professional growth.
Participates in summer cubs.
Some college, bachelor’s degree strongly preferred.
2 years of experience working with children in educational environment with direct service responsibilities preferred (school, camp, after school program, etc.)
Ability to manage multiple developmental levels of age groups and create child-centered play/learning experience
Strong verbal and written communication skills; writing sample will be requested
Full-time availability and flexibility; some weekend/evening child care work may be required
To apply for this position, go to: http://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/2020
Columbia University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer—race/gender/disability/veteran.
Internal Number: 985-12436
About The School at Columbia University
The School at Columbia University is an independent K-8 school founded in 2003 with the goal of providing an excellent education to a diverse student body. Our intentional school culture embraces shared beliefs across disciplines and grades, which underlie important values expressed through everyday behaviors and visible symbols throughout our community:
Collaboration: Encouraging creative problem-solving in dynamic groups where outcomes are not always predictable, but ultimately greater than any individual perspective could envision.
Community: Promoting inclusivity, facilitating open communication, and providing clear expectations to all members of the community to ensure a healthy, productive environment, inside and outside the school.
Diversity: Reveling in an environment of myriad learning experiences that address important aspects of diversity, including identity development, anti-bias skills, and the idea that difference is better.
Innovation: Taking thoughtful risks grounded in current research, putting new technologies to work in classrooms, and always seeking new approaches to learning to provide a meaningful 21st-century education to all students.