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 related difficulties. The Hamlin Robinson School core philosophy is that all children can reach their full potential given appropriate teaching methods and atmosphere.
Position: Program Aide
Reports to: Head of School and Division Heads
Job Classification: 12 Month, Full time non-exempt position
Hamlin Robinson School staff are dedicated to the mission and philosophy of the school, and demonstrates a commitment to engaging with a community that values diversity, equity and belonging. Program Aides assist faculty, staff and students with classroom and clerical needs. These tasks are focused to support, and enhance, the educational mission of the School.
Supervise students during recess, lunch periods, assemblies, after-school program, bus loading and other school activities
Supervise students during Afternoon Extended Day and other after-school programs and tasks
Supervise the sign-out and release of students to parents/caregivers
Collaborate with the after-school programs team to help prepare weekly and daily lesson plans and activities
Lead after school games, activities, and projects with students
Support staff with maintaining equipment, providing additional instructional support, and maintaining printers throughout building
Assist during teacher absences
Assist with clerical/administrative tasks when needed
Attend and participate in school events
Prepare rooms/assembly areas for special projects, activities and events
Be able to lift up to 40 pounds and pass a criminal background check
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Experience working with children, knowledge about child development, and possess strong conflict resolution skills
Knowledge of Office 365 and experience in technology classrooms or tech support is desirable.
The candidate should be flexible, take initiative, be willing to learn, and able to work both collaboratively and independently
Excellent interpersonal skills with colleagues, families and students
Desire and ability to work with children with learning differences
Sensitivity to intellectual, physical, and emotional needs of students
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
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.
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.
Hamlin Robinson School is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HRS values diversity and welcomes the unique contributions of people from all backgrounds, gender identities, learning styles, physical abilities and sexual orientation.