(Part-Time, Hours Vary by Assignment; Begins as Soon as Possible)
Francis W. Parker School is a renowned JK-12th grade independent day school. Founded in 1901 on the tenets of progressive education, the school currently enrolls 935 students and employs 200 dedicated faculty and staff members who, in addition to assistant teachers, substitute teachers and coaches, work together to ensure that the School lives up to its Mission to “educate students to think and act with empathy, courage and clarity as responsible citizens and leaders in a diverse, democratic society and global community.”
We are currently seeking talented and motivated staff for our Extended Day program to provide in-person student support. Parker Extended Day staff are responsible for the well-being and supervision of kindergarten and elementary-age children who are in our after school program, Parker PM.
In-person staff must be able to engage with and monitor both groups and individual children to help facilitate a positive after school environment. Hours may vary, but program hours typically range from 1:45pm-4:45pm.
We are also seeking substitute teachers to provide in-person instruction to students in Grades JK-8. Substitutes must be capable of teaching multiple grade levels and establishing effective working relationships with students of all ages, as well as faculty, staff, administration, and parents. School hours are 8:00am-3:15pm, with classroom set up or arrival assistance sometimes needed at 7:30am.
Parker PM Extended Day Staff
Monitor student daily attendance
Set up and clean up classrooms on a daily basis
Plan, prepare, and implement daily activities for children
Supervise recreational and rest periods
Resolve conflicts when needed
Other duties as assigned
Implement lesson plans left by regular classroom teacher
Apply appropriate instructional methods for meeting lesson objectives
Recess, lunch, and dismissal duties are as assigned
Other duties as assigned
To Apply: Please submit cover letter (including grade level/subject preference, if applicable) andresume by email or fax to (no telephone inquiries please):
Human Resources Francis W. Parker School 330 W. Webster Avenue Chicago, IL 60614 firstname.lastname@example.org
The faculty, staff and administration of Francis W. Parker School are integral parts of the School's community. Through their passion, dedication and commitment to the School's mission, they create and support an environment where exceptional child-centered learning can occur.
Francis W. Parker School is committed to cultivating a community of dedicated students, parents, faculty and staff, trustees, administrators and alumni, who acknowledge, respect, and esteem diversity in our school; and who reflect, through their presence, the diversity of Chicago communities and the wider world.
Francis W. Parker School is an equal opportunity employer.
Bachelor's Degree required
Experience working with children
Strong organizational and follow-up skills
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
Reliable, responsible and extremely flexible
Additional Salary Information: Parker PM Staff: $16.50 per hour
Substitutes: $60/half day (4 hours or less), $120/full day (4 hours or more)
These positions are not eligible for benefits.