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STATEMENT OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: Chesapeake Bay Academy creates and fosters a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive and accepting environment for all those who engage in and with our community.  We are committed to aligning our policies, programs, processes, and people with our core values of education and inclusion, integrity and respect. We actively stand against discrimination based on race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, country of origin, and physical or cognitive differences. It is our intent that every individual who engages with CBA feels accepted, represented, and empowered to share their beliefs and opinions.        


Teacher Assistant/Para-Educator/Extended Day Coordinator (K-8)

Job Overview – Para-Educators work collaboratively with grade-level teachers in all day-to-day aspects of classroom management: teaching, supervision, assisting students, grading papers, organizing classroom activities, etc. Additional involvement includes curricular planning, consulting with other faculty, and contributing to student evaluation, and serving as a substitute teacher as needed. A bachelor’s degree is required. Para-educator’s report to division leaders.

The extended day program is designed to enrich CBA students academically, socially, emotionally, and physically. The coordinator is responsible for maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for students by successfully implementing a highly organized program providing curriculum support and daily activities. The coordinator will lead participating students in games and art activities, supervise snack and outdoor play, assist children with day-to-day needs, and maintain a clean and safe environment.

This position reports to: Division Leader & Director of Enrollment Management

Job Type: Full-time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of higher education coursework related to education, child development, and/or related field.
  • Experience implementing educational programming and working with students as a teacher, educational aide, or after-school care provider.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement the program curriculum to ensure a quality experience for all participants.
  • Work with program personnel to implement engaging, developmentally appropriate educational enrichment curriculum and programming which expands and supports student learning experiences.
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships through effective and timely communication with other program personnel and school staff members.
  • Effectively address the ongoing needs of students and parents.
  • Implement program procedures effectively to ensure the safety of all participants.
  • Observe, monitor, and participate in children's play activities.
  • Promote a safe and healthy environment based on safety standards set within the program.
  • Appropriately redirect negative student behaviors.
  • Report any concerns and questions regarding the program (students, parents, equipment needs, supplies, other staff, volunteers, etc.) to the Director of Enrollment Management.
  • Maintain accurate and organized records such as attendance records, timesheets, incident reports and all other paperwork to ensure program compliance and quality operations.
  • Prepare snacks for the children.
  • Responsible for cleaning and maintenance of the extended-care classroom and equipment before, during and after the program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume electronically to Ann Marie Hohman, middle school director - ahohman@cba-va.org AND Liana Nobre, lower school director - lnobre@cba-va.org.


 

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the CBA family!

Our faculty and staff come to us from diverse life experiences and have a wide range of academic and professional credentials. However, they all have one thing in common - a passionate commitment to empowering students by nurturing their independence, self-esteem and personal pride. We offer an opportunity for educators and staff to work in a unique learning environment, sharing their gifts and talents with exceptional students who work hard to succeed and families committed to supporting that goal. Our teachers match instruction to individual learning styles, and share a personal commitment to support each student socially and emotionally. At Chesapeake Bay Academy our educators aren’t just teachers, but also advocates, mentors, and most importantly, champions for their students.

For administrative and support staff, CBA is a collaborative, welcoming environment where students, parents, and staff work together to achieve success. Our staff play a key role in fulfilling CBA’s mission.

CBA is proud to be a Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Certified organization. The V3 community is represented by a wide range of industries across the Commonwealth, from large and small businesses alike. These companies have demonstrated to the Commonwealth that they Value Veterans, and have made a public commitment to hire Veterans into their workforce.

Chesapeake Bay Academy will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age (as defined by applicable law), religion, gender, race, color, national origin, sexual preference, disability, equal pay, genetic information, or any other protected classification.