Redwood Day's K-8 program includes over 400 students all learning together on our 4-acre campus in the heart of Oakland. Everything we do is designed to keep every child engaged and growing. Academically, that means a world-class curriculum, the best teachers, and a focus on the individual student. Socially and emotionally, we teach students to work through challenges, respect each other's differences, and honor their diverse community. We find great strength in multiple perspectives and embrace every opportunity to weave diversity in thought and action into our social, emotional, and academic lives.


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  • Activity Leaders

    Job Description and Desired Qualifications:
    We are seeking dynamic, energetic, playful, responsible activity leaders to cultivate and develop the inquisitive minds of a diverse student body in our after-school program for the 2018-2019 academic year. Join our dedicated team in providing a fun, innovative, quality program, where children build their confidence through creative clubs, physical activities and free play. We are interested in hiring people committed to working in a multicultural learning environment and who demonstrate flexibility, a positive attitude, and professional demeanor. Ideal candidates will have experience working with children in a school or camp setting, an understanding of the social and emotional needs of K-8 students, strong communication and organizational skills, and a motivation to work with a strong existing team.

    Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Supervise, interact with and engage students
    • Plan, develop, and facilitate clubs and recreational activities
    • Communicate program needs to Director
    • Attend regular staff meetings and professional development
    Successful candidates must also demonstrate the following:
    • A love of working with children
    • An understanding of the developmental needs of K-8 students
    • High energy and creativity
    • Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills
    • Flexibility and patience
    Schedule and Hours:
    These are part-time positions beginning August 17, 2018. The after-school workday is Monday-Friday 2:30-6:00 p.m. Additional hours are available during school holidays, in-service days, and school vacations.

    Compensation/Benefits:
    Redwood Day offers competitive compensation based on education and experience.

    Apply:
    Candidates should send a letter of intent, resume, and completed Redwood Day Employment Application by Dec, 1, 2018 to aspdirector@rdschool.org, attention Mallory Servais, After School Director.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Redwood Day is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. School policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, religion color, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, transitioned, transitioning or perceived to be transitioning), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality), marital status, domestic partner status, pregnancy and breastfeeding, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, military and veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful consideration by federal, state or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. In addition, Redwood Day does not permit discrimination based on dressing consistently with one’s gender identity or gender expression, or preferred gender, name or pronoun usage.

Limitations and Disclaimer

The listed job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.