Extended Day Counselor

Friends Community School of College Park, MD seeks Extended Day Counselors to be members of the aftercare team. This is a school-year position with opportunities for extended employment during the summer.
The Extended Day Counselor is a part-time position. The counselors are primarily responsible for maintaining a safe and nurturing childcare environment after school hours under the supervision of the Director of Auxiliary Programs.

Extended Day staff hours are 2:15 PM - 6:00 PM Monday-Friday with an alternate schedule on Wednesday (1:30 PM - 6:00 PM). There are limited opportunities for additional hours during the school day to assist in various classroom duties depending on interest and availability.

Primary responsibilities of this position include:
  • Supervise children between the ages of 5 and 14.
  • Maintain a safe and nurturing environment.
  • Provide and supervise age-appropriate activities.
  • Observe State childcare regulations and school policies and procedures.
  • Participate in all tasks which make Extended Day run smoothly.
Requirements for this position include:
  • Willing and able to focus on the wellbeing and safety of each child
  • Able to work both independently and cooperatively as a member of the Extended Day team
  • First Aid and CPR certifications (the school may allow these to be acquired after hiring)
  • Must be able to take initiative
  • Available to work at least three (3) days/week
  • Available to work from September 7th, 2021 through June 9th, 2022
  • Patience, a sense of humor, and familiarity with Quaker processes and values are extremely helpful. 
Hourly pay for this position is dependent on experience and starts at $12.50.

To Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to Van Nguyen, Director of Auxiliary Programs, at vann@friendscommunityschool.org.

FCS is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive educational community and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.
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Located in College Park, MD, Friends Community School is a progressive Quaker K-8 day school, founded on the belief that every child is a valued member of our community. We offer a challenging curriculum imbued with strong values of equality, integrity, community, environmental stewardship, simplicity and peaceful conflict resolution, rooted in our Quaker heritage.
Friends Community School
5901 Westchester Park Drive
College Park, Maryland 20740
301-441-2100