VCS seeks to hire an After School Coordinator. The start date for this role is immediate.
Love of Teaching and Learning- Have an Intellectual curiosity and a lifelong passion for learning. Embody a caring and enthusiastic approach to education.
Developmental Awareness - Understanding of developmental needs of children
Promote Empathy and Respect - Ability to stimulate students’ interests in others – past and present – and heighten their appreciation of diversity in all forms.
Grounded in Justice - Commitment to help create an anti-bias and equitable community and society. Consistently demonstrate knowledge of antiracist and social and emotional teaching practices.
Create and maintain an inclusive learning environment that is conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of students. Affirm the identities of all members of our community.
Recruit, hire, and train all staff in the AfterSchool Class Program K-5, both internal staff and external vendors.
Ensure the AfterSchool staff has the tools and equipment they need to do their jobs.
Oversee and monitor AfterSchool Program, Playgroup (drop in afterschool program), Lower School Study Center, Upper School Drop-In Library and 6th-8th grade clubs and drama production to ensure the safety of all students involved.
Keep track of the AfterSchool program budget.
Build relationships with outside vendors, community groups and parentes to spread the word about the AfterSchool and Playgroup program and build support for it.
Meet regularly with members of the Educational Leadership Team to receive feedback and mentorship.
Report directly to the Lower School Division Directors.
All prospective candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Sarah Williamson-Broadman, Lower School Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
VCS offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package. VCS is deeply committed to diversity among our staff, and applicants of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
Village Community School develops self-motivated students who value the challenging and rewarding process of learning as an integral part of life. We choose to be a diverse community where equity, creativity and critical thinking are essential to the rigorous education we provide. Our graduates are skilled and confident, able to advocate for themselves and others. They are well prepared for high school and for their futures in an increasingly complex and dynamic world.
Village Community School is strengthened and enriched by the diversity of our students, families and staff. We are committed to cultivating intellectual, social and emotional growth in an inclusive environment where diverse experiences and perspectives are essential to the rigorous education we provide.
WHO WE ARE
Village Community School opened its doors to students in September 1970. To this day, VCS continues to be the leader in K-8 education. At VCS, our structure and program spur young minds to seek patterns and connections between subject matter, deepening understanding while fueling the curiosity that creates self-motivated critical thinkers. Exciting epiphanies happen every day at VCS. Our integrated social studies-based curriculum prepares students for a complex, interconnected world.
The K-8 years are critically important to a child’s academic and social development. At VCS, we devote all our resources to helping students establish an unabashed love of learning and the resilient self-confidence that will serve them well for a lifetime. We take our students seriously. We know how sophisticated young minds can be when offered opportunities to tackle the big questions and stretch beyond typical expectations. Our K-8 structure also provides many opportunities for students to be leaders. They best demonstrate what it means to value and encourage each other, developing rewarding relationships across age groups based on trust and mutual reliance.