Staff Assistants needed for After School and Enrichment programs located at Sidwell Friends School’s Bethesda campus who can begin working in the 2019-2020 school year. We are looking for energetic and flexible people who enjoy working with children ages 4-10. This position is primarily responsible for supervising elementary students on the campus shuttle from the Lower School in Bethesda to the DC Campus and back (3-4:15 PM, 2-3:00 PM Tuesdays) and will also join the aftercare program as a staff assistant at the conclusion of shuttle service.
As a Staff Assistant, you will be actively engaging children with crafts, games, projects, and other activities. As well, you will be supervising both indoor and outdoor sports, helping with homework, and overall, creating a positive educational environment in which our children can thrive. After School and Enrichment Staff Assistants support the organization and implementation of both the After School program and the Enrichment Program.
Hours: 2:45pm - 6:00 P.M. & Tuesdays 1:30 - 6:00 P.M. Flexible days/hours. Pay is hourly based on experience.
Requirements: Must be at least 18 and have experience supervising children preferably in a camp or after school setting. Seeking motivated, organized and upbeat individuals who readily take initiative to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all people. Staff looking to continue to work during the summer may be able to work after care in summer programs on either campuses.
How to apply: Our aftercare program is licensed by the State of Maryland and there is paperwork and background checks that must be completed. The initial step is to complete the on-line Sidwell Friends Employment Application.
About Sidwell Friends School
Sidwell Friends School (SFS) is a PK-12, co-educational Quaker day school with campuses in Washington, D.C., and Bethesda, Maryland. Founded in 1883, the School is a nonprofit, tax-exempt institution governed by an independent Board of Trustees.
A Sidwell Friends education aims to help students become the leaders of the future. To that end, the School seeks qualified individuals with the knowledge, skills, and ability to enhance the student experience and strengthen our community.
Sidwell Friends maintains a generous salary and benefits package that supports and rewards our employees while helping them to deepen their professional expertise and grow as individuals.
For teaching positions, a master’s degree and teaching experience in the field are preferred; a bachelor’s degree is required. For staff positions, we seek candidates with relevant experience, a commitment to excellence, and an enthusiasm for being a member of our vibrant and diverse community.