Green Hedges School seeks an Extended Day Assistant for the 2021-2022 school year. Green Hedges is a private independent preschool through Grade 8 school with approximately 180 students in Vienna, VA, which is fourteen miles west of Washington, DC. This is a part-time position.
Requirements: A successful candidate must be at least 18 years of age and will have: A love for working with children • Strong behavior management skills and experience working with children ages 3 - 13 • Interest in and/or knowledge of the academic and social-emotional development of young children • A high level of creativity and energy • Demonstrated track record of punctuality and dependability • Initiative • Strong communication, collaborative, organizational, and time management skills • Ability to walk and stand for long periods at a time • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
Successful candidates must complete a required background check.
Assist Director of Extended Day and Auxiliary Programs in efforts to:
Implement a creative and inviting Extended Day Program
Ensure compliance with Virginia Department of Social Services regulations.
Cultivate a strong working team of individuals who staff the afternoon program
Ensures safety and health of all staff and students
Establish positive rapport with parents and faculty
Maintain program files, accident reports, fire drill log and daily sign in/out forms.
Market and promote each program.
In addition, the Extended Day Assistant is expected to:
Complete required training (CPR, DSS, MAT) with support of the School
Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of School and Assistant Head of School.
Reports to: Head of School, Assistant Head of School
Interested candidates should submit (1) letter of interest, (2) three references and (3) resume to: email@example.com
Green Hedges School is committed to equal employment opportunity. The School does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or physical or mental disability.
About Green Hedges School
All children embark on their own educational journeys brimming with potential, informed by nature, and nurtured through personal experience. We believe each journey is better and more nourishing if, during these formative years, it takes place within a deeply-connected and diverse community. Such a community provides children a supportive, physically- and emotionally-safe environment where they become confident learners who take risks and actively engage in their world. Green Hedges is this community.