Role: Afterschool Assistant Teacher- Ages 4-6 and 6-10
Schedule: Part-time (15 -20 hours/week), with opportunities for occasional substitute work
Pay Rate: $17.00/hour
The Afterschool Assistant Teacher will work with the Afterschool Administrative Team and Afterschool Supervisor to run an afterschool childcare program that cares for School for Children students from dismissal from the school day until timed pickup by families. The Assistant Teacher will create a supportive and collaborative classroom environment and use classroom management skills to run and support an energetic classroom of children. The Afterschool Assistant Teacher will work cooperatively with the Administrative Team and Afterschool Supervisor teachers to devise age-appropriate curriculum and activities and share information on a daily basis.
The typical schedule for Afterschool is Monday-Thursday from 2:30-6:00 PM and Friday from 12:30-6:00 PM. Morning hours are also available Monday-Friday 7:30-8:45 AM.
This position runs September - June along the SFC school calendar.
The Afterschool Assistant Teacher’s responsibilities might include but are not limited to:
Participate as a member of a collaborative, cooperative Afterschool program - sharing information and strategies to sustain a healthy classroom community
Work cooperatively with administrators and supervisors to support and foster age-appropriate activities during afterschool times
Build relationships with students so they treat each other well and stay on task
Use classroom management skills to run and support an energetic classroom of children, while maintaining and reinforcing health and safety rules
Support students in moving safely through the hallways and in and out of the building during various times of the afternoon, following building-wide health and safety regulations
Oversee the safe transfer of children to afterschool and dismissal to authorized adults
High School diploma required and Bachelor’s degree preferred
Experience managing a classroom and teaching children preferred (experience working with young children a plus)
Experience with progressive education preferred
Prior experience working as part of the Bank Street community preferred
Willingness to collaborate and work as part of a team, as well as develop skills in working with individual children, small groups, and the whole class.
The mission of Bank Street College is to improve the education of children and their teachers by applying to the educational process all available knowledge about learning and growth, and by connecting teaching and learning meaningfully to the outside world. In so doing, we seek to strengthen not only individuals, but the community as well, including family, school, and the larger society in which adults and children, in all their diversity, interact and learn. We see in education the opportunity to build a better society.