Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, an independent co-educational primary school located in Washington D.C., welcomes qualified applicants for a part-time Assistant Educator in ABC, Monday through Friday, 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm, with opportunities for additional hours throughout the year (Back to School Nights, Break Camps and All Day Play Dates, etc.,) This position is for the academic school year 2017-2018.
Under the supervision of the ABC Lead Educator, the ABC (After Beauvoir Center) Assistant Educator will help plan and lead activities as well as care for children who attend ABC from grades PK-3rd. The Assistant Teacher will help create community among all students by implementing Responsive Classroom techniques and the Beauvoir Life Rules.
Be punctual and reliable with attendance
Provide engaging enrichment education for children ages 4-9
Provide a productive and positive learning environment
Be comfortable participating and/or leading lessons/activities
Be patient, flexible and able to work collaboratively with children and adults
Be able to handle challenging behaviors in a way that encourages children to learn from the situation
Be able to communicate professionally with children, parents and colleagues
Maintain confidential information
Experience with and/or education in elementary aged children
Willingness to develop professionally
High dependability with a strong work ethic
Extended Care Duties:
Meet with administration and colleagues to plan and prepare lessons
Plan and implement a weekly activity plan (with guidance from Lead Educator)
Prepare large group games and enrichment activities
Serve and distribute snack
Lead story time and/or assist with homework at study hall
Supervise and engage the children during inside and outside play
Assist children and putting away daily supplies, toys, etc.
Supervise and engage the children during inside and outside recess and play
Encourage and guide children as they interact in activities with other children
Help maintain a neat, clean, and organized environment
Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational, admissions, scholarship, or employment programs.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and at least three references to:
About Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School
Beauvoir is an independent elementary school, serving a co-ed population of 390 students from grades Pre-Kindergarten through Third Grade. Beauvoir also has an Early Learning Center that serves children from infancy through age three.
Mission: At Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School, we provide the highest quality early childhood education in a diverse community that values every ...individual. Beauvoir’s program encourages creative, courageous learners and builds an enduring foundation for a lifelong spirit of inquiry and joy in learning.