Kindergarten Assistant - Part Time
The Seven Hills Lotspeich School is seeking a part time kindergarten assistant to begin in January of 2015. The responsibilities of the assistant include working directly with individual children or small groups. In collaboration with our kindergarten teachers, the assistant provides supervision during lunchtime or recess and preparation of curricular materials.
A candidate with an early childhood degree is preferred or a college degree with a background in working with young children. This is an excellent opportunity for gaining experience in early childhood education while working with skilled teachers in a collaborative environment.
Afterschool Program Leader
The Seven Hills School seeks a part-time Afterschool Program Leader for our After the Bell enrichment program beginning August, 2014. The hours are primarily Monday – Friday from 3:00 – 6:00 PM but may vary due to staffing needs.
The Program Leader is responsible for ensuring a high level of program quality and working to establish a positive relationship with all program participants and their families. Safety and providing an orderly environment both in and out of the classroom is a priority.
The ideal candidate would have previous experience working with school-aged children in an academic or recreational setting and at least 2 years of college education.
This full time position includes counseling students and their parents individually and in groups; writing compelling letters of recommendation; coaching students in the writing of effective college essays; overseeing the completion of necessary student testing; meeting with college representatives and maintaining and developing relationships with college admissions offices; implementing the most up-to-date college guidance technology including Naviance and Common Application; and representing the school at national and regional conferences.
The College Counseling Team includes two full-time counselors and two part-time counselors for an Upper School of 330 students. We see students in grades 9-12 but spend most of our individual counseling time with juniors and seniors.
Candidates should have at least four years of experience in either independent school college counseling or college admissions, or both; a superior work ethic; excellent writing, organizational and collaborative skills; and proficiency with the latest college guidance technology. They must understand and have empathy for the development of adolescents and should be able to work well with able and highly motivated students as well as students with learning differences. They should be willing to be involved in the life of the school beyond the classroom—to sponsor a club, chaperone a trip, coach a sport, etc. The position requires energy, creativity, organization, collegiality and a strong commitment to a lively community of students and educators.