Hamlin Robinson School, located in the North Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, is an independent, non-profit, accredited, state-approved, elementary and middle day school offering a comprehensive educational program to serve students with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences. The Hamlin Robinson School core philosophy is that all children can reach their full potential given appropriate teaching methods and atmosphere.
Position: After-School Academic Aide
Reports to: Head of School
Job Classification: Part time non-exempt position with summer employment available
Dates: Monday – Friday, excluding school breaks
Hours:2:30 p.m. -6:00 p.m. (Monday – Friday)
The After School Academic Aide assists faculty, staff and students with after school program needs and tasks. These tasks are focused to support and enhance the educational mission of the School.
Supervise students during Afternoon Extended Day and other after-school programs and tasks as directed, including supervision of after school activities, recess, and bus loading.
Collaborate as a member of the after-school programs team to provide a safe and enriching extended day experience for students
Lead after school games, activities, and projects with students
Assist with clerical/administrative tasks when needed
Supervise the sign-out and release of students to parents/caregivers
Work with students individually or in small groups
Be able to lift up to 40 pounds and pass a criminal background check
Maintains current knowledge of techniques and best practices in education and take advantage of other professional development opportunities
Provides the unique support, attitude, and environment necessary for student success
Maintains a positive attitude and connects well with students and families in the midst of challenges and learning obstacles
Commits to innovation, excellence, and dedication in implementing instructional programs and learning activities unique to each student
Believes in each student’s ability and potential to learn and succeed
It is important that the successful candidate appreciates and enjoys working with students, especially those who have learning differences. Candidates should have a high school diploma or equivalent. One year of experience working with school age youth and knowledge of child development is preferred. The After School Academic Aide should be flexible, take initiative, possess conflict resolution skills, be willing to learn, and be able to work both collaboratively and independently. Current CPR/First Aid training is required, and Hamlin Robinson School will assist in obtaining as needed.
This description is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities to meet the ongoing needs of the school.
SALARY: $16.00 to $18.00 /hour
Please submit a resume and cover letter to:
Stacy Turner Head of School
Hamlin Robinson School
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org with “After-School Academic Aide” in the subject line.
Hamlin Robinson School is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Hamlin Robinson School ignites the academic and creative potential of students with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences.
The world-class educational program at Hamlin Robinson School is a catalyst for students to discover the joy of learning within a rich, comprehensive school experience.
Respect: We show appreciation and acceptance for ourselves, our community, and our learning.
Responsibility: We show integrity and accountability for our choices.
Purpose: We show dedication and resolve through our actions.
Perseverance: We show commitment and resilience in all our endeavors.
About Hamlin Robinson School
Founded in 1983, Hamlin Robinson School is an independent, non-profit school offering a comprehensive educational program to serve students in grades 1-8 with dyslexia and other language related difficulties. The core philosophy of Hamlin Robinson is that all children can reach their full potential given appropriate teaching methods and atmosphere. The school is embarking on an ambitious strategic plan that includes moving to a new location in central Seattle, increasing enrollment, and expanding the academic program. A successful major gifts program and eventual capital campaign will be critical to the implementation of this vision.