After School Teacher (Club Leader)
Children’s Day School (CDS) is a co-educational preschool through eighth grade school serving over 470 students in the Mission Dolores neighborhood of San Francisco. Spanning two campuses, and home to a diverse community of students, faculty, and families, CDS is a vibrant learning community. Our teachers practice constructivist teaching; born of “learning by doing,” it is how we achieve excellent academics. We believe by encouraging children to fully engage in complex topics, and in myriad ways we are giving them tools to become lifelong learners and passionate citizens of the world. To learn more about CDS, visit our website at www.cds-sf.org.
CDS seeks a dynamic club leader for the after care program. Reporting to the Extended Program Director, the teacher is responsible for developing and leading engaging after school club activities for students in grades K – 4 and supporting the operation of the program. Past clubs have included pet club, building club, comic books, wrestling, space club, recycled jewelry, bookmaking, green task force, theater, strategy games and more. To learn more about CDS, visit our website at www.cds-sf.org.
CDS is located on a beautiful, secluded half-acre in the Mission near Dolores Park. Our after care program employs the use of indoor classrooms, environmental ed. kitchen, wood chips area and climbing structure, farm and garden (featuring four chickens and two sheep!), and a play yard among the largest of independent schools in the city.
The position runs until the close of school in mid-June 2020.
Daily schedule is 2:00-5/5:30 pm Monday – Friday (hours may vary slightly). Employment (often full-time) during summer program and vacation camps is optional as well.
Most clubs run twice a week, Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday. They typically last for two or so months before we change the menu and introduce something new.
The successful candidate will:
Educational Requirement/office skills
$19-22/hr depending on education and experience. 17-20 hours/week.
Physical Demands of Position
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a school employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions. Reasonable accommodation may be requested to endable individuals to perform the essential responsibilities of the job:
CDS is an equal opportunity employer. Our community is diverse in many ways, inclusive of race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender spectrum, age, ability, and more. We welcome and value the same in our faculty and staff.
To apply, visit http://www.cds-sf.org
Send resume, cover letter, names of 3 references and an idea for an engaging club activity for elementary aged students