Extended Day Team Member

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School
 Washington, DC

AppleTree Early Learning Public Charter School / AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation

Title: Extended Day Teacher Summary

Extended Day Team Members collaborate with other team members to create a seamless transition between the regular school day and the extended day program, providing enriching activities that support language and literacy development for AELPCS students. Regular components of the job include recreation, performing and visual arts, interactive reading, math, and science activities. Extended Day Team Members use their knowledge of the development of young children and the ways in which young children learn to support the social, emotional, and cognitive development of young children.

The Extended Day Team Member is a part-time, non-supervisory position and reports to the Principal.

Duties and Responsibilities

Establishes rich and engaging physical extended-day learning environments

  • ● Works with the principal and instructional staff to support extended day’s alignment with the regular day curriculum
    ● Creates safe, clean, attractive, and engaging extended day spaces
    ● Ensures the extended day contains sufficient supplies and materials for all children
    ● Encourages children’s ownership and contributions to the extended day program
    Creates environments and instructional opportunities that meet the needs of diverse learners
    ● Actively supports a diversity of learners in their classrooms
    ● Provides additional support for students in need of remediation and differentiation in the classroom with the
    the assistance of the instructional team
    ● Fosters tolerance and a sense of community in the extended day program, modeling and explicitly teaching
    acceptance and appreciation of others
    Supports the development of young children’s early literacy, language, math, science, and social studies skills using intentional, playful, and engaging instruction
    ● Plans and implements intentional, systematic, playful, and engaging activities that support the development of these skills
    ● Plans adequate time for student talk and encourages children’s language use throughout the afternoon
    ● Plans and integrates instructional activities that promote children’s understanding of the way things work
    and the world around them in alignment with AELPCS’s instructional program
    ● Skillfully motivates students to participate in activities that support the development of their early literacy
    and language skills
    Contributes to a community of practice
    ● Plans collaboratively and shares ideas and resources with extended day team
  • ● Actively participates in professional development opportunities provided and seeks out additional professional development
  • ● Fulfills the standards of professionalism including appropriate dress, attendance, and timeliness
  • ● Completes necessary paperwork (including, but not limited to lesson plans, accident and incident reports, and supply requests)
  • ● Communicates regularly with parents and principals about student behavioral successes or concerns
  • ● Assists with the supervision of students during enrichment activities
    • Hours and Salary: 20-25 hours per week, typically between the hours of 7:00 am - 11:00 am or 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Pay is hourly and commensurate with education and experience.
      Requirements
      ● Must be energetic, reliable, integrity-driven, and have strong communication skills to ensure effective, positive interactions with staff, parents, and children.
      ● Previous experience developing and leading activities for young children aged 3-5 is preferred.
      ● Current college students or individuals with paraprofessional credentials are encouraged to app
      Working Environment
    • ● School working environment
    • Disclaimer
    ● The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the Extended Day Team Member.
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