Friendship Public Charter School

  • Extended Day Coordinator

    Class
    Full-Time
    Location
    US-DC-Washington
  • Overview

    As the nation's first multi-campus charter school, Friendship Public Charter School has been producing college-ready students for over 15 years. From Preschool through 12th grade, Friendship invests in providing a rigorous academic curriculum that enables our children to excel as ethical, literate, and well-rounded leaders in a 21st century economy. We surpass our peers across the District in public education with a 91% graduation and college entrance rate. To this end, we also hold the quality, success, and development of our teachers with paramount importance. We provide a number of professional growth and development opportunities which have afforded us both the 2010 and 2011 DC Teachers of the Year, and a number of outstanding leaders who launched their careers in our classrooms.

     

    FPCS is seeking an After-Care Coordinator to organize and manage the Friendship Cares Before- and After- Care Program for the children in Pre-K through grade 6. They must have excellent communication and problem-solving skills, knowledge of and a proven track record of working with children. Successful candidates must also have the ability to work effectively with other staff and faculty from Friendship Public Charter School. The After-Care Coordinator is responsible for monitoring current systems and recommending modifications. Additionally, this position is vital for school outreach, and successful candidates must reflect a professional manner at all times. The Coordinator also compiles monthly data for billing. This full-time position (8 hours/day Mon-Fri) is based at the school site and reports directly to the Director of Extended Learning Programs.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Leads after- school program for children from Pre-K to 6th grade
    • Provides a caring, nurturing and inviting environment responsive to the physical, emotional and social needs of the students
    • Actively engages in activities with the children
    • Report student achievement in measurable growth
    • Be able to implement Friendship content standards during daily activities;
    • Communicates effectively with parents and teachers about student behavior/ needs, schedule changes, and program rules;
    • Organizes and order necessary supplies
    • Monitors program performance and recommends modifications
    • Selects, supervises, trains, and evaluates after-care assistants
    • Provides full staff training during operating hours
    • Leads after- care staff meetings
    • Observes necessary precautions to ensure safety of program participants and maintains a clean environment
    • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive financial and personal information;
    • Prepares incident reports and notifies parents and administration when notable incidents occur
    • Assists in housekeeping activities as needed
    • Works together with Director of Extended Learning to help resolve issues
    • Performs other duties as assigned with approval of overseeing person or body

    Qualifications

    Education & Experience:

    • GED/H.S. and 12 ECE ( Early Childhood Education) core units and 3 core units administration staff relations and 4 years teaching experience ( minimum 3 hours/ day for a minimum of 100 days) or ;
    • AA Degree and 2 years teaching experience and 3 units admin/staff relations or;
    • Bachelor’s Degree (ECE/ Child Development major/ emphasis) and one year teaching experience or;
    • Site Supervisor or program director permit or;
    • Other equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Teaching Credential
    • Child Care Certificate or Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
    • Familiarity with District of Columbia Day Care Licensing Rules preferred
    • Experience supervising adults strongly preferred
    • Bilingual preferred, but not required

    Knowledge & Skills:

    • Knowledge of child development and early childhood education;
    • Proven experience maintaining clear boundaries and setting age- appropriate discipline standards for children using non- punitive measures
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Enthusiasm  for working with children
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced and high needs environment
    • Proven ability to work in a collaborative team environment and enforce rules consistently
    • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism when dealing with challenging situations
    • Proven ability to work with staff and families from diverse backgrounds

    Required Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

    • Must pass Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal background check;
    • First Aid and CPR certification

     

    FPCS’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, status as a special disabled veteran, or any other protected criteria as established by federal, state, or local laws.  This policy applies to recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.  Employment decisions at FPCS are based solely upon relevant criteria, including an individual’s capabilities, qualifications, training, experience and suitability.

     

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

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