Expectations For The Philadelphia School Employees
Support the school’s mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, commitment to the school, accountability and ownership, and highest regard for confidentiality and exemplary ethical standards.
The After School Enrichment Program (ASEP) at The Philadelphia School (TPS) provides a wide range of fun and creative theme-based activities for preschool through grade 5 during after school hours. Under the supervision of the Director of After School Enrichment (ASEP) & Summer Programs, an ASEP Teacher is responsible for overseeing students in a creative and nurturing after school environment, which serves over 100 students daily.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the well-being of students enrolled in ASEP, while ensuring school’s program standards.
Implements and enforces all health and safety policies set forth by the school.
Assists with attendance and dismissal procedures, as needed.
Collaborates with the Director of ASEP and the entire team of ASEP Teachers to plan and implement enriching and fun age-appropriate curriculum.
Serves to support student engagement and behavior, including any necessary documentation and communication with the Director of ASEP.
Attends any required professional development through classes, lectures, and presentations.
Respects and helps to maintain program space, materials, and other school facilities.
Work Hours: Work hours are available Monday through Friday from 3:00 - 6:00pm. Five day schedules are preferred but part-time inquiries are also welcome. Opportunities for full-day work during scheduled special programs throughout the school year are also available. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
The Philadelphia School is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Philadelphia School provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements,The Philadelphia Schoolcomplies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
The Philadelphia School expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of The Philadelphia School employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including employment termination.
High School diploma and previous work with children is required.
Experience in higher education within a related field is preferred.
Highly motivated and enthusiastic about working in an academic atmosphere.
Demonstrates a genuine interest in children, education, and after school programs.
Possesses sensitivity, cultural competence, and confidentiality in working with students.
Exercises professional judgment in making responsible decisions.
Communicates appropriately and effectively with students, coworkers, administrators, and other school personnel.
Overall mobility is essential including sitting, walking, standing, driving, and working under adverse conditions for extended periods of time during the work day.
The ability to lift 20 lbs to transport supplies and educational equipment/material is essential to performing the duties of the job.