Position Classification: Part-time, 10-month, Program Support, salaried exempt
Hours:2:15pm-6:00pm Monday-Thursday; 1:30pm-6:00pm Friday (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, the largest all-boys school in Virginia and one of the largest and oldest boys’ schools in the Mid-Atlantic region, 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.
Serving approximately 970 boys in Grades JK-12 in Richmond, Virginia, St. Christopher’s School is committed to cultivating a school community that is diverse, inclusive, and welcoming and prides itself on bringing out the best in every boy. Our Episcopal foundation is at the center of what we do, and we care most about developing young men who possess honor and integrity. Our boys benefit from an education and curriculum that is focused on excellence in all forms, including academics, the arts, athletics, and service learning.
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 professional, 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
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
Personal traits and communication style that nurture the growth of children
Passion and joy for working with young people and an enthusiasm for learning
Creative and flexible mindset and a solid work ethic
Works cooperatively with adults and has a strong ability to multitask
Comfort with using technology daily and a willingness to learn and navigate specific platforms
Regularly required to stand, walk, bend, and stoop for extended periods of time
Occasionally required to work in poor weather conditions such as temperature, precipitation, and wind during recess and carpool duty
Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
Candidates interested in pursuing this position should send a cover letter, resume, and reference contact information to: email@example.com. Please include Extended Day Teacher in the subject line.
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, col...or, sex, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or disability.
Mission Statement: St. Christopher’s School knows, loves, and celebrates boys, promotes their pursuit of excellence, and prepares them for lives of honor and integrity, service, and leadership.