K-8 Extended Day Programs Teacher

Contact Name: 
Audra Higgins
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Job Location: 
Villa Academy- Seattle, WA
Position Description: 
JOB POSTING KG - 8th Extended Day Programs (EDP) Teacher DEPARTMENT: Extended Day Programs OPEN DATE: September 2022 CLOSING DATE: until filled JOB OVERVIEW - PART TIME This 2.25 - 3.25 hours/day position works under the supervision of the Director of Extended Day Programs (EDP) and in partnership with other adults at Villa Academy. Hours are 2:45 pm - 5:00 - 6:00pm daily. On occasion throughout the academic year, full day care will be offered, requiring additional hours. Under the direction of the Director of EDP, the EDP Teacher will plan and deliver developmentally appropriate activities for KG - 8th children, provide care, support them with schoolwork and perform a variety of other needed services for the department. This role may also include working with Preschool-aged children in partnership with an experienced preschool extended day teacher. In addition to working with students, the Extended Day teacher will communicate with families and collaborate with the rest of the EDP team. QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience: Community College and/or University degree (Teacher Certification considered a plus), incl. degree in process A minimum of 2 years experience in working with school aged children in a school/child care setting STARS training and certification preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Familiarity and understanding of current developmentally appropriate practices in Childhood Education Has a commitment to ongoing cultural competence professional development and has the motivation to put these skills into practice Supervise students in a variety of settings, including, but not limited to: the EDP room, the school’s playground, field trips, and the Villa Academy campus at large Ability to collaborate and work with colleagues Ability to work with school aged children, KG - 8th in partnership with other EDP teachers Effective oral and written communication skills with children, co-workers and families Ability to plan and deliver activities daily, both independently and collaboratively Actively create and maintain a well-managed, positive room environment that supports student engagement, care and motivation Strong organizational skills and the ability to be proactive and to solve problems that may arise Support students with their homework as needed Develop and maintain positive relationships with students Desire to introduce children to nature and facilitate connections between them and their environment Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, stand for long periods of time, kneel and sit on the floor and be active with children aged 3 - 5 Ability to perform all housekeeping tasks and any other duties as part of the role's responsibilities APPLICATION PROCEDURE Please provide, via email, the items listed below (preferably in one PDF document). Phone calls are not accepted. A cover letter A current resume with relevant educational experience and three references Teaching Certificate (if applicable)
Job Type: 
Target Audience: 
Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate Alumni
Graduate Alumni
Master in Teaching Alumni (certified teachers)
Graduate Students
Master in Teaching Students
Application Deadline Date: 
Friday, September 30, 2022