Berkeley Carroll is a Pre-K through grade 12 college preparatory school of 980 students located in the Park Slope section of New York City. Our vibrant intellectual community draws students from all over the city, admission to the school is competitive, and both our parents and students value achievement.
The Berkeley Carroll School seeks staff for its after school program for Grades PreK to 4th grade to help with our after school playgroup. The mission of the program is to offer opportunities for unstructured play, with the option of more structured experiences. The ideal candidate will understand how four- to ten-year-olds play and relax after school while facilitating ongoing communication with parents and staff.
We are looking for candidates who are interested in working with children in an after school play setting. Organizational skills, a love of children and flexibility are required. The program runs Monday to Friday, 3:00pm to 6:00pm when school is in session.
Develop connections with the Lower School children who attend the After School Program.
Support the work and report to the Auxiliary Programs Director and Coordinator
Provide empathetic, attentive care for children
Organize outdoor games
Create open ended, creative art projects
Facilitate building community
Help resolve the inevitable conflicts of play and sports in ways that align with Berkeley Carroll’s practices
Coordinate with After School Director on attendance and enrollment tracking
Maintain shared space and respect established Lower School procedures and rules
Communicate with parents and/or the After School Director about any problems that may occur.
Bachelor’s degree or working toward a Bachelor’s degree
Experience working with children
Ability to work M-F from 3:00-6:00 pm, beginning on September 9th
Berkeley Carroll is committed to an inclusive program and a diverse faculty and student body. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to and experience with diversity, equity or inclusion work are especially encouraged to apply.
Candidates should send a cover letter and resume with a list of references to Chris Flores, Director of Auxiliary Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours and Salary:
M - F: 3pm - 6pm when school is in session
About Berkeley Carroll School
The Berkeley Carroll School is an independent, nonsectarian, coed pre-kindergarten through 12th Grade day school in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The school is a creative and intellectual community where devoted teachers challenge and engage talented students. Its demanding curriculum and vibrant civic life prepare graduates for success in college and for the greater endeavor—a life of critical, ethical, and global thinking. For more information, visit www.berkeleycarroll.org