Extended Day Program Teacher

Faculty / Part-Time

Fayerweather Street School, Cambridge, MA

Fayerweather Street School (FSS) is a leading independent, progressive, PK-8 all-gender school in the Fresh Pond area of Cambridge, MA. We are seeking energetic and creative educators to teach PreK-2nd grade or 3rd-8th grade during our extended day program for the 23-24 school year. The teacher will work collaboratively with other extended day teachers to develop enriching activities and projects that align with the mission of the school, and in turn, the extended day program.
Successful candidates will have experience working with a variety of learners in various age groups, and be passionate about creating a curriculum that ignites curiosity and sparks imagination.
Daily Duties
  • Supervise outdoor & indoor free play
  • In collaboration with teaching partner(s), develop, prepare, and implement daily projects/activities which could be STEM, arts, sports, nature, or movement based
  • Adhere to Extended Day schedule, balancing the moments for free choice activities with structured time
  • Maintain a safe, welcoming, and friendly environment for all students
  • Work with the Director of Extended Day to maintain accurate and registration and attendance records
  • Ensure safe student dismissal to families/guardians
  • Regular check-in meetings with Director of Extended Day & fellow team members
  • Manage behavioral expectations
  • Prepare & serve snacks
  • Daily prep and clean up
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Adaptability, flexibility, and ability to modify programming when necessary
  • Ability to respond efficiently and effectively in an emergency situation
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Self-motivated and organized with an intention to detail, commitment, and follow-through
  • Demonstrates strong cultural awareness and responsiveness, as well as experience supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives
  • Values a strong community built upon authentic relationships
  • Completed or in-progress Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) preferred
  • Candidates must have experience working with school-age children in a childcare, school, or camp setting
  • Prospective employees must pass all necessary background checks
  • Must be up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccinations
Schedule: Monday-Friday 2:45-6:15
One Friday/month 12:00-6:00
Possibility for flexible dates/hours for the right candidate
Salary range: $16,500-$18,500. We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible for the coming school year. FSS welcomes candidates who will add to the diversity of our community and who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity, equity, and belonging in their teaching and learning. Fayerweather Street School is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or family composition, or any other status protected by applicable law in the administration of its employment, education, admission, financial aid, and other policies and programs.
To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume to: employment@fayerweather.org with the subject: EXTENDED DAY TEACHER. Please be prepared to provide at least two references, and at least one of your references must be, or have been, your direct supervisor.

Fayerweather Street School

Cambridge, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School
All Gender