Friendship Public Charter School

  • Extended Day Group Leader

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

    Friendship Public Charter School operates a thriving network of college preparatory public charter schools. Headquartered in Washington, DC, Friendship serves over 4,000 students in preschool to grade 12 and guides a growing network of alumni to college completion annually. 80% of students come from low-income households. 98% are African American or Latino. The mission of Friendship Public Charter School is to prepare students to become ethical, literate, well-rounded and self-sufficient citizens by providing a world-class education that motivates students to reach high academic standards, to enjoy learning, to achieve success, and to contribute actively to their communities.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Supervises the classroom
    • Facilitates the Friendship Cares academic and enrichment curricula, as prescribed
    • Complete daily attendance accurately and on-time
    • Helps with the general housekeeping tasks
    • Maintains a professional attitude and loyalty to the school and program at all times
    • Treats all children with dignity and respect
    • Attends all staff meetings and recommended training programs and conferences
    • Helps to maintain a neat and organized classroom
    • Helps children establish good habits of personal hygiene
    • Attends school functions
    • Supervises all activities to ensure safety at all times
    • Reports to the Extended Day Site Coordinator any problem which may occur with the children
    • Completes Incident Reports promptly and accurately
    • Performs additional program duties as assigned by the Extended Day Site Coordinator according to the school’s needs
    • Participates in dismissal procedures at the end of after care, ensuring that each child leaves with the appropriate adult
    • Greets parents and children with salutations and smiles
    • Maintains a professional attitude and loyalty to the school at all times
    • Works with other staff members to form a positive, supportive team atmosphere
    • Participates in Parent Open House, Back-to-School Night prior to school
    • Participates in required and recommended training programs, conferences, courses, and other aspects of professional growth, maintaining current knowledge of early childhood practice

    Qualifications

    • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and meet the requirements of the licensing agency.
    • Must have a warm and friendly personality, be sensitive to the feelings and needs of others, be able to relate well to children, and be willing to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with the School’s program and
    • Have earned, an associate’s or more advanced degree from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, with a major in education or child and youth development; or
    • Have earned at least forty-eight (48) semester credit hours, or its recognized equivalent, from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, of which at least nine (9) semester credit hours, or its recognized equivalent, shall be in child and youth development, and have at least six (6) months of supervised occupational experience working with school age children under the age of fifteen (15) years at a duly authorized school or camp, a licensed Child Development Center, or the equivalent; or
    • Have earned a high school diploma and a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, and have at least one (1) year of supervised occupational experience working with school age children under the age of fifteen (15) years at a duly authorized school or camp, a licensed Child Development Center, or the equivalent.

     

    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.

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