Extended Day Teacher
Fayerweather Street School, Cambridge, MA
Extended Day Program Teacher
Reports to: Director of Extended Day Programs
Hours: Part-Time; 17-22 hours/wk
We are seeking energetic and creative educators to teach PreK-2nd grade during our extended day program. 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.
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 the 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
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
Schedule: Monday-Friday 2:45-6:15
One Friday/month 12:00-6:00
Possibility for flexible dates/hours for the right candidate
Fayerweather Street School Fayerweather Street School has a rich and progressive history of successfully educating students for over 50 years. Fayerweather Street School (FSS) is a co-educational independent day school enrolling approximately 200 students in Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. Located in the Fresh Pond neighborhood in Cambridge, Fayerweather offers a progressive, hands-on experiential learning environment where the pace of childhood is respected, and where children develop a love of learning, know how they learn best, and have voice and agency in their school community. We help young people develop the knowledge, skills and awareness to flourish in a complex, diverse and increasingly interdependent world. We believe that truly knowing each child is the heart of a great education, and we are committed to building a diverse, welcoming and equitable community in which compassion, humor and respect are woven throughout the curriculum and spirit of the day.
To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume to: email@example.com with the subject: EXTENDED DAY TEACHER. Please be prepared to provide at least three references, and at least one of your references must be, or have been, your direct supervisor.