St. Michael’s Episcopal School seeks a qualified part-time After-School Care Teacher in Extended Programs for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is a ten-month position reporting to the Director of Extended Programs.
The Teacher’s primary responsibilities will be as follows:
Assist the Director of Extended Programs in delivering a program that serves the School’s mission and meets state regulations pertaining to child care and extended day centers, including those for religiously exempt schools.
Provide an environment for students K-8 that ensures students are happy, healthy and actively engaged after the school day has ended. This includes 3-6 p.m. on regular school days and 12-6 p.m. on early dismissal days.
Plan and facilitate after school enrichment activities for students.
Communicate effectively with students’ families and faculty regarding program details and individual student needs.
Ensure accurate tracking and reporting of student attendance for billing purposes.
The ideal candidate will have…
a love of working with children and those who work with children;
a minimum of 5 years of experience as a teacher/caregiver/counselor in extended day, after-school, and/or summer program;
a clear understanding of best practices in the area of extended/auxiliary school programs;
an educational philosophy which places students at the center of the learning process, fostering students’ curiosity, love of learning, and character development;
the skills and experience necessary to effectively manage student needs;
work actively to perpetuate an inclusive learning environment and support a school community grounded in empathy, social responsibility, and appreciation and respect for individual differences;
a bachelor’s degree in education or a related field is preferred, but not required.
St. Michael’s Episcopal School provides children with superior academic instruction in an environment that acknowledges and develops the Christian values of kindness, respect, acceptance, integrity, responsibility, resilience, and compassion. Located on a stunning 70-acre campus, our K-8 co-educational community is small enough (375 students and 48 faculty-staff) for everyone to know one another, and large enough to provide rich curricular and co-curricular opportunities. Our student-teacher ratio is 10:1, and average class size 18 to 19 students. Students hail from 30 different zip codes. Founded in 1957, St. Michael’s is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS). St. Michael’s values diversity as an important element of serving its mission and thus considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Candidates should forward a cover letter, resume, and educational philosophy.
About St. Michael's Episcopal School
As Richmond’s oldest independent school south of the James River, St. Michael’s Episcopal School strives to provide children with superior academic instruction in an environment that acknowledges and develops Christian values.Our academic community is small enough for adults and children to know one another, but large enough to provide exciting opportunities in the arts, sports, clubs and robotics. We are proud of our graduates who are praised by high school guidance counselors and admission directors for their academic achievement and enthusiasm for learning. Our K-8 co-educational school draws students from Richmond City and the surrounding counties of Henrico, Hanover, Goochland, Chesterfield and Powhatan. St. Michael’s offers two classes per grade with a faculty ratio of 1:11. Most classes average 20 students. Established in 1957 by St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, St. Michael’s is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and a member of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).