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.
Application deadline is open until filled.
About St. Christopher's School
St. Christopher’s School, founded in 1911, is a college preparatory school for boys (junior kindergarten through 12th grade) located in Richmond, Virginia. The School’s mission is to prepare a talented and diverse group of boys for college and for life in an ever-changing world.
St. Christopher’s currently enrolls 1001 boys in JK-12 from 57 zip codes in the Richmond metropolitan region. Lower School (JK-5) has 423 boys, Middle School (6-8) has 242 and Upper School (9-12) enrolls 336. The 162 full- and part-time members of the faculty have an average tenure of 12.7 years and 61 percent have advanced degrees, including 6 with doctorates. The average class size is 16.
Coordination with St. Catherine’s School for girls offers many opportunities for interaction at all levels including coed classes in the upper school. Virtually 100 percent of St. Christopher’s graduates attend four-year colleges and universities, often at some of the nation’s most prestigious institutions. Honor, service, and community are hallmarks of the St. Christopher's experience.