POSITION: Daycare Staff REPORTS TO: Director of Auxiliary Programs
Sequoyah is an independent K-12 day school in Pasadena, California offering an innovative college-preparatory curriculum in a student-centered, experiential, humanistic environment. The school offers a developmentally appropriate program from Kindergarten through high school. In keeping with its mission, “A Sequoyah education challenges the mind, nurtures the heart, and celebrates human dignity,” the school’s program supports a student’s social and emotional growth alongside their academic progress. The school was founded in 1958 and recently expanded its highly regarded elementary and junior high program to include a high school. The high school campus is located just a few miles away from the K-8 campus.
Sequoyah’s after-school Daycare program supports students in continuing to explore and deepen their social connections, interests and play. Daycare staff’s first priority is always student supervision through engagement in activities, games, arts & crafts, learning and play. This is a part-time position: 17.75 hours per week, 2:30–6:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday and 2:15-6:00pm Friday. Additional hours available for special school events as well.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Daycare Staff members will: • Provide supervision for students after school through support and play. • Observe students’ behavior and progress, and reflect with the group in weekly meetings. • Be flexible and aware as we move through our day, being willing to flow as need arises, ensuring that all students are supervised at all times. • Be willing to work special events, meetings, and full-day Daycare days. • Perform other duties that may be assigned occasionally. • Support the school’s mission and culture, have good attendance, and be a positive team player
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS • Be responsible, on time, and 100% dependable • LOTS of energy • Passion for working with children • Patience • Creativity
DESIRED EXPERTISE & EXPERIENCE • Experience working with children 5-14 years of age • Bachelor’s degree, or some post-secondary education
Interested candidates please send your resume and a cover letter detailing why you are interested and why you think you’re a good fit for this school to: Beatriz Rodriguez- Lagunas, Director of Auxiliary Programs, at email@example.com.
Sequoyah School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any phase of employment. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or any other legally protected status.