Part-Time Team Member for Before School Program

Georgetown Day School opened its doors in 1945 as the first integrated school in a segregated city. Governed by a Board of Trustees elected by the parent body and administered by an appointed Head of School, it was founded by seven families who wanted to create a school committed not only to academic excellence and educational innovation but also to a value system emphasizing appreciation and respect for others. Believing that diversity was the ground out of which all deep and rich learning occurs, they established a school where all children would be welcome, celebrated, and challenged to be their best selves.
 
Today, the School's philosophy, programs, and position in the national educational landscape strongly reflect its roots. Having grown from 12 children in 1945 to 1075 students in PK-12 today, GDS is recognized as one of Washington, D.C.’s and the nation’s most dynamic educational institutions.
 

Georgetown Day School seeks to hire a part-time support staff to assist the Early Grasshopper before school program.  This role will support programs that positively impact the early morning student experience in the Lower-Middle School, including supporting daily classes and free choice station activities, and creating a warm, welcoming environment at school each morning.  

Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Arrive by 6:55am
  • Actively engage with students in the lobby
  • Help to set up and distribute snack
  • Open up the field, gym or playground for students
  • Encourage students to attend the daily class
  • Present free reading or art activities
  • And/or support the Early Grasshopper Lead Teacher for the day

Qualifications: Qualified candidates must be over the age of 18 and have an interest in working with elementary and middle school aged children.

To Apply:
Complete the online application at http://www.gds.org/employment

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references using our online application system.

More details about the Early Grasshopper Program can be found here.

How to Apply

Step 1: GDS Employment Application (PDF)

Download the GDS employment application. Print the application to fill out by hand or download the PDF to your desktop and then open the document with Acrobat Reader and type directly into the PDF. Please note: Adding content in your browser window will not save the content.

Step 2: Online Employment Application

Interested candidates should complete the online employment application and upload a résumé, cover letter, the GDS employment application from step 1, and contact information for three professional references. All materials should be addressed to the Hiring & Recruitment department.
Georgetown Day School does not discriminate in its educational, admissions, and personnel programs and policies or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

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