Position Classification: Part-Time (10 months), Program Support, Salaried Exempt
Hours: General hours of this position include approximately 4 hours/day (2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m), Monday-Friday during the academic year, with special hours during student holidays, professional days, and other hours as needed for meetings and professional development
Reports To: Director of Extended Day
St. Christopher’s School seeks a creative and flexible teacher for its Extended Day Program, a unique after-school opportunity for students to explore enriching academic, artistic, and athletic experiences. The Extended Day program serves St. Christopher’s and St. Catherine’s students from both the lower and middle schools by providing an extensive, year-round after-school program in a safe and familiar setting on the St. Christopher’s campus.
Create and implement co-curricular lessons that foster student growth in academic, social, and emotional areas
Organize enrichment opportunities that include arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor games, cooking, and STEM activities
Facilitate study halls, provide academic support, and reinforce time management and study skills
Actively monitor student behavior and resolve disciplinary matters
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Extended Day team members and Lower School and Middle School teachers
Provide parents with timely and effective communication in written and oral form about the program, student progress, and the calendar and schedule
Attend staff meetings and professional development trainings
Qualifications and Key Skills:
A bachelor’s degree or an associate degree with experience in education preferred
A minimum of three years experience working with children, preferably in an educational setting
Creative, flexible thinker who is curious about best practices and innovative approaches in education
Energetic, professional, and hard-working
Patient, kind, and dedicated to a relational teaching approach
Highly motivated with deep appreciation and passion for working with children
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Highly organized, detail-oriented, and tech savvy
Proficient in Google Apps for Education and Microsoft Office applications
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds and work outdoors in inclement weather conditions
Additional Information:Candidates interested in pursuing this position should send a cover letter, resume, and reference contact information to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Extended Day” in the subject field.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
About St. Christopher's School
Established in 1911, St. Christopher’s School, is a JK-12 all boys school in Richmond, VA. With over a century of rich history in the education of boys, St. Christopher's has the reputation as a national and international leader in the education of boys. Our work with the International Boys’ Schools Coalition and our very own Center for the Study of Boys, support the Second Century Vision, which states that we will be a global leader in understanding boys, engaging and teaching them effectively, and developing in them the strength of character, wisdom, and life skills required to succeed in college and to make a positive impact as leaders in a rapidly changing world. The School's single campus location consists of 43 contiguous acres and 23 buildings with over 300,000 square feet.
St. Christopher's is accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and holds membership through the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES), and the International Boys' Schools Coalition (IBSC).
St. Christopher's School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or disability.