After School Teacher’s Assistant
High School Internship
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 assistant teacher for the aftercare program. Reporting to the Extended Program Director and working closely alongside the lead teachers, the assistant teacher is responsible for our after school club activities for students in grades K – 4 as well as the operation of the program. 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, woodchips 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 2019.
Daily schedule is 2:00-5:30/6 pm Monday – Friday.
Employment (often full-time) during vacation camps is optional as well.
2:45 – 3:45 Fresh Air Time: Students are picked up in classrooms, signed into after school, provided snack and given supervised free play on the yard.
3:45 – 4:45 First Hour: Students in K-4 choose from a daily menu of clubs led by after school teachers. Middle school students attend Study Hall.
4:45 – 5:45 Second Hour: Students choose between additional clubs, supervised free play or Fun Hall.
5:45 – 6:00 Chores: Yard cleanup. Putting away the sheep and chickens. Closing down computers and locking up.
The successful candidate will:
SF Min Wage - $15.59/hr, 15-17 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.
Send resume, cover letter, names of 3 references and a reason why you love working with youth.