Part Time Extended Day Associate
The Williams School offers before and after school care for working families. This is a ten-month position reporting to the Extended Day Director.
The primary responsibilities of this position include:
- Assist the Director of Extended Day and the Aftercare Supervisor in delivering a program that is consistent with the school’s mission and meets state regulations pertaining to child care and extended day centers.
- Provide an environment for students K-8 that ensures students are happy, healthy and actively engaged before and after the school day has ended. This includes 3:00-6:00 p.m. on regular school days and on select days when there is an early closure of school.
- Plan and facilitate after school enrichment activities for students.
- Communicate effectively with students’ families and faculty regarding program details and individual student needs.
- Ensure the accurate tracking of student attendance for billing purposes.
The Williams School provides children with superior academic instruction in an environment that acknowledges and embraces the mission and philosophy of the school. Located in the historic Ghent neighborhood of Norfolk, Williams has a 93 year history of providing a foundation that prepares students for high school and beyond. Our lab school environment fosters creativity and innovation in teaching and learning, encouraging students to discover their own gifts and talents throughout their tenure at the school. Williams is an accredited member of the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and holds membership in the National Association of Independent Schools. We value diversity and maintain an inclusive environment, considering applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status or disability.
The ideal candidate will have:
- A love of working with children and those who work with children.
- A minimum of 2 years experience working as a teacher or caregiver in an extended day or after school program or summer program.
- A clear understanding of best practices in supervising and caring for children.
- The skills and experience to effectively manage student needs.
- Work actively to perpetuate an inclusive learning environment and support a school community grounded in empathy, social responsibility, and appreciate and respect for individual differences.
- A bachelor’s degree in education or a related field is preferred, but not required.