The Green Acres School Extended Day Program (EDP) operates from 2:30–6 PM Monday–Friday providing childcare for children ages 3–14 years old who attend Green Acres School. EDP staff participate and assist in the program's activities to provide a nurturing and positive environment for the children in our care.
As part-time employees, EDP staff are paid for school holidays, as well as prorated personal leave and sick leave. EDP staff also may qualify to substitute teach during the school day or teach after-school enrichment classes.
The ideal candidate:
Is able to relate well with children and parents
Must be at least 19 years old
Holds a high school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalence
Has completed courses for credit from a college/university
Has successfully completed 6 semesters hours or 90 clock hours of approved Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) training
Possesses at least 400 hours of experience working under supervision primarily with school age children in a licensed center, public or private school OR possesses a combination of college that includes 6 semester hours of approved classes and experience that equals one year.
Has successfully completed approved pre-employment training
Has completed Mandatory Continued Education as required by MSDE
Possesses or will obtain CPR/First Aid training
Has clear FBI/State Fingerprint reports
Please submit cover letter, resume, and Green Acres School Employment Application form, available at greenacres.org, by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail: Green Acres School, Extended Day Program, 11701 Danville Drive, North Bethesda, MD 20852, or fax materials to 301.881.3319.
Please be ready to supply transcripts, certifications, or other documents verifying your qualifications as outlined by the State of Maryland.
Founded in 1934, Green Acres School is one of the country’s leading progressive schools. Serving approximately 250 students in grades PK-8, the school occupies a 15-acre campus in North Bethesda, Maryland. Our school focuses on the development of the whole child through an academically challenging program that emphasizes interdisciplinary and experiential learning.
Green Acres School offers a collegial work environment, competitive salaries, and a strong benefits package. Multiple buildings serve Lower School (PK-4) and Middle School (5-8) students; we value the outdoors for ourselves and for our students. Strong understanding of child development is essential for Green Acres teachers.
Application requirements, including the School's employment application form, may be found at www.greenacres.org