Maret School is looking for a responsible Homeroom Assistant to help supervise our students in grades K - 6 as they navigate their COL (Maret's Continuity of Learning a.k.a. distance/virtual learning plan) and future Hybrid (combination of on-campus and distance learning) experience. The ideal candidate will have experience working with children in this age range, a flexible schedule, a comfort and nimbleness with technology and embrace modeling healthy behaviors in a classroom setting. Professionalism, maturity and the ability to deal with unpredictability are vital in this role. Candidates must have a strong and demonstrated commitment to Equity & Inclusion and reflect Maret's Mission and Core Values. All Homeroom Assistants will report to James Roberts, Director of AfterSchool. This is a contracted position with an option for multi-month renewals.
Supervising students in small groups for a full school day (approx. 8am - 3pm)
Maintaining classroom decorum and protocols virtually and/or in-person
Ensuring proper health and safety protocols are followed
Setting up, issuing and disinfecting classrooms and health accessories when on-campus
Assisting with lunch and recess periods
Collaborating with primary and resource teachers
Guiding students through minor technical issues
Coordinating transitions with the maintenance and cleaning staff when on-campus
Creating a warm, welcoming and safe environment for learning
Participating in regular meetings and keeping daily lines of communication open with faculty, division director and supervisor
Other duties as assigned by the Director of After School
To learn more about our community, please visit www.maret.org. Our historic campus is in the heart of Washington, D.C. and offers a unique setting, where students and faculty alike demonstrate a sense of energy, imagination, and entrepreneurial spirit. At Maret, everyone seeks a broader perspective – an expanded understanding of each other, our community, and the larger world. Equity and inclusion are at the heart of all we do. Maret School stands firmly behind the principle that the admission of students, the employment of faculty, the operation of programs, and the governance of the School be open to all who are qualified regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ethnic origin, or sexual orientation. We believe that this principle is both firmly grounded in the spirit of American democracy and in keeping with the civil responsibilities of an independent school.
To apply, please send cover letter and resume BY EMAIL ONLY to James Roberts at: email@example.com and also copy: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Please write "Homeroom Assistant" in the subject line and also specify (in your cover letter) which grade level(s) you are interested in assisting. Please email from individual email accounts as we will not open materials sent from a third party firm or address. Unfortunately, we will not be able to respond personally to every applicant. You will hear from us only if your experience matches our current needs.
About Maret School
Maret is a vibrant K-12, coeducational, independent school in Washington, DC and enrolls 650 students. Maret is a mission-driven school that ignites our students' potential and builds community that is equitable and inclusive.