The Before/Aftercare Teacher is a member of the classroom teaching team. The Before/Aftercare Teacher supervises, instructs, and guides the children in a Reggio-inspired, project-based classroom. With the support of the Director of Before/Aftercare the teacher establishes a safe and caring classroom community in which each child’s strengths, opinions, actions, and thoughts are valued. The Before/Aftercare Teacher uses appropriate language and tone and utilizes the principles of Responsive Classroom in all interactions with the children. The Before/Aftercare Teacher promotes the school’s mission and conducts him/herself in a professional manner in all interactions with children, families, and staff.
Teacher Duties and Responsibilities
Works under the general supervision of the Director of Program for Young Children
Participates in Arrival and Dismissal duties daily.
Supervises all children, always maintaining proper staff/child ratios.
Maintains the cleanliness, organization, and safety of the classroom (sweeps, wipes tables, washes art materials and dishes, returns used materials to proper places, etc)
Records snack on monthly snack calendar
Chooses and prepares snack; returns unused snack to snack cabinet in pantry.
Changes diapers and/or assists with toileting as necessary.
Communicates with parents regarding daily happenings.
Attends and participates in new staff orientation help by the Director.
Acquires and maintains CPR/First Aid certification.
Submits requests for leave to Director of Before/Aftercare in advance of scheduled absences.
Teacher Position Expectations
Acts in accordance with the School’s mission and philosophy
Arrives for work in a timely manner.
Is fully present during working hours, refraining from working on the computer, talking on the phone, or texting while responsible for the direct supervision of children.
Maintains the confidentiality of students and families.
An ideal candidate will have 90-hour Early Childhood certification and/or seeking an education degree or processes an education degree.
St. Anne’s School of Annapolis invests in the intellectual and spiritual promise of each student in a community that celebrates diversity and upholds the dignity of every human being.
We challenge students to think critically and creatively, to know themselves as learners, and to govern their lives with confidence, compassion and integrity.
St. Anne's School draws from its Episcopal tradition as an independent, co-educational school, serving students in Preschool through Eighth Grade.
Located in the charming, historic capital of Maryland, St. Anne's School employs a progressive educational philosophy that is focused on developing the exceptional academic, creative, and social and emotional skills students require to connect with and contribute to the world around them.