EMPLOYMENT

JOB POSTING

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING / TESOL TEACHER

Primary, Lower and Upper Elementary

2020-21 School Year

 

Location:    Washington, DC

Reports to:    ELL Coordinator

Start Date:   August 2020

 

About Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School

 

Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School’s mission is to offer a quality Montessori education infused with culturally inclusive principles to guide children to develop to their fullest potential.

 

Position Summary:

Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS is seeking an experienced English Language Learner (i.e., ELL, ESL, and TESOL) Teacher to support students and classrooms requiring English language acquisition supports for the SY 2020-2021.

 

Under the general supervision of the ELL Coordinator, the English Language Learner (ELL) Teacher will work with both the Primary and Elementary Guides/Teachers to support student learning and achievement. The English Language Learner (ELL) Teacher creates and implements strategies to support students’ progress with appropriate learning methods, lesson plans, and instructional techniques to evaluate and improve each student’s level of English fluency.

 

Essential Functions & Accountabilities:

  • Develop individualized academic programs designed to meet the specific needs of ELL students (to include LEP/NEP)
  • Implement the individualized programs by working with small groups of students to improve their language skills and academic performance
  • Administer assessments and analyze formal or informal test outcomes to further determine needs of students
  • Confer and co-plan with SSMA Montessori classroom teachers, and other specialists, as appropriate, to determine and support the English language learning and other academic needs of ELL student
  • Provide language instruction to help students develop in all the English language domains
  • Participate in meetings for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information as required with external agencies and or parents
  • Continually communicate with children on instructional and behavioral expectations to keep them informed of their progress
  • Manage and prepare records of each student's progress and meet mandated requirements
  • Stay aware of and responsive to state and federal ELL testing and reporting guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned by the Principal and/or ELL Coordinator.

 

    Required Competencies & Qualifications:

  • Expertise and experience with instructional best practices for ELLs
  • A passion for growing independent, confident and intellectually curious children
  • Ability to provide services to all children and families with respect and dignity
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with multi-aged students, staff and a multicultural community
  • Ability to develop and implement appropriate positive behavior interventions for students
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite and Google Docs
  • A sense of humor and a love of children

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education and/or a related discipline acquired from an accredited college or university required; Master's Degree preferred
  • Teaching license from an accredited college, university or approved program preferred
  • Passing score on the relevant Praxis Series preferred
  • ELL and/or TESOL certificate or state endorsement preferred
  • Prior experience in a Montessori and/or K- 6 classroom environment preferred
  • Prior classroom experience in a traditional public or public charter school
  • Demonstrated success in raising the achievement levels of traditionally underserved and/or English Language Learner students
  • Bilingualism a plus

 

Compensation:

Salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.

 

Contact

Human Resource
Shining Stars Montessori Academy
1240 Randolph St. NE. Washington DC. 20017
Phone: (202) 723-1467
Email: Careers@shiningstarspcs.org

Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

 

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JOB POSTING

ELEMENTARY READING SPECIALIST/TEACHER

2020-21 School Year

 

Job Opportunity:       Elementary Reading Teacher (K-6)

Location:                     Washington, DC

Reports to:                  Principal

Start date:                   August 2020

 

 

About Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School

Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School’s mission is to offer a quality Montessori education infused with culturally inclusive principles to guide children to develop to their fullest potential.

 

Position Summary:   

Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS is seeking an experienced Reading Specialist to support our Lower and Upper Elementary classrooms for the 2020-21school year. 

 

Under the supervision of the Principal, the Reading Specialist/Teacher will work with the Elementary Guides/Teachers to develop and implement strategies and instructional plans that support student reading fluency, comprehension, and achievement.

 

Essential Functions & Accountabilities:

  • Implement a reading program that will support the delivery and continuous monitoring of effective high impact literacy instruction throughout the school.
  • Identify and evaluate appropriate literacy materials/lessons for students and/or teachers
  • Plan and conduct periodic program evaluations to assess the need for improvements in reading instruction and/or assessments
  • Coordinate English Language Arts in the classrooms by administering formal and informal school wide assessments
  • Analyze and interpret individual classroom and school-wide literacy data
  • Provide professional development training/workshop for teachers and classroom assistants in literacy development
  • Assist teacher with teaching methods, lesson plans, and classroom management
  • Participate in meeting(s) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information as required with external agencies and/or parents
  • Other duties as assigned by the Principal

 

Shining Stars is seeking a teacher who will:
  • Be flexible with content and prepared to support students with reading progress at various grade levels.
  • Possess strong understanding of Common Core and state learning standards
  • Possess the ability to modify/develop curriculum as needed
  • Collaborate with staff to determine requirements for the instructional goals, objectives, and methods
  • Have excellent content knowledge and pedagogy
  • Welcome the use of analytics and data to help drive instruction and promote learning
  • Appreciate regular feedback, accountability and the rewards that come with doing a great job serving our students & communities
  • Have great classroom management skills
 
Required Competencies & Qualifications:            
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Have a passion for growing independent, confident and intellectually curious children
  • Has the ability to provide services to all children and families with respect and dignity
  • Ability to work successfully with students, staff and multicultural community
  • Ability to provide guidance to teachers that will enhance their literacy lesson plans
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite and Google Docs
  • A sense of humor
  • A love of children
 
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, reading, literacy or a related discipline required from accredited college or university required
  • Master’s Degree in Education with a specialization in reading and/or curriculum and instruction preferred
  • Teacher certification or license preferred
  • Prior experience teaching reading in a private, traditional or public charter school preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus, preferred but not required
  • Experience in delivering training and/or workshops
  • Prior experience in a Montessori classroom environment preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated success in raising the achievement levels of traditionally under-served students
 
Compensation:

Salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.

Contact

Human Resource
Shining Stars Montessori Academy
1240 Randolph St. NE. Washington DC. 20017
Phone: (202) 723-1467
Email: Careers@shiningstarspcs.org

 

Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.apply

JOB POSTING 
Special Education Teacher
School Year:  2020-2021
 
Job Opportunity:  Special Education Teacher 
Location:   Washington, DC
Reports to: Special Education Coordinator

Start Date: August 2020

 

About Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School

 Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School’s mission is to offer a quality Montessori education infused with culturally inclusive principles to guide children to develop to their fullest potential.

Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School is an American Montessori Society and Middle States accredited school that serves students in preschool through sixth grade.  Our program is centered on the writings and vision of Dr. Maria Montessori, providing a directed best practices learning environment. The school’s teachers and staff live the school’s mission of providing a quality and authentic Montessori education.

 

Shining Stars Montessori Academy is looking for a dedicated special education teacher to work with our students in a supportive, collaborative, and inclusive environment.  The special education teacher reports to the Special Education Coordinator and will be required to provide instruction which meet the needs of all students which includes:

  • Adapt lessons to meet the needs of students
  • Develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for each student
  • Plan, organize, and assign activities that are specific to each student’s abilities
  • Teach and mentor students as a class, in small groups, and one-on-one
  • Implement IEPs, assess students’ performance, and track their progress
  • Update IEPs throughout the school year to reflect students’ progress and goals
  • Meet with parents, teachers, counselors, and administrators to discuss student progress

 Education and Experience

 

  • A. degrees in education or related field required, M.A. in special education preferred
  • Special education certification a plus
  • Fluency or familiarity with Spanish preferred but not required
  • Experience working with students with autism, learning and behavioral differences
  • Have passion and dedication to students

Required Competencies & Qualifications:

 

  • Maintain confidentiality
  • A passion for growing independent, confident and intellectually curious children
  • Ability to provide services to all children and families with respect and dignity
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with age-appropriate students, staff and multicultural community
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written, communication skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google Drive
  • A sense of humor
  • A love of children
 
Compensation:

Salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.

 

Contact

Human Resource
Shining Stars Montessori Academy
1240 Randolph St. NE. Washington DC. 20017
Phone: (202) 723-1467
Email: Careers@shiningstarspcs.org

 

Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.apply

 

 

 

Location
1240 Randolph Street Northeast. Washington, DC. 20017
 
Description
 
Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS is seeking an experienced Math Intervention
Specialist/Teacher (Elementary) to support our Lower and Upper Elementary (grades 1st - 6th)
classrooms for the 2019-2020 school year.
Under the general supervision of the Director of Teaching and Learning, the Math Intervention
Specialist will work with both the Lower and Upper Elementary Guides/Teachers and other
Learning Specialists inside and outside of classroom to support student learning and
achievement. The Math Intervention Specialist creates and implement strategies and develops
instructional plans (with teachers) to support the students who need math-specific
 
Essential Functions & Accountabilities:
● Identify and evaluate appropriate materials/lessons for students and or training for
teachers
● Plan and conduct 6-8 week progress monitoring cycles with Guides and Specialists to
assess the need for improvements in mathematics instruction
● Assist teachers with the development and administration of informal and formal school
wide math assessments
● Collect, analyze and interpret classroom- and school-level mathematics data (i.e.,
NWEA MAP) as part of regular data meetings with teachers and administrators
● Provide small group instruction to individual and/or small groups of students (i.e.
differentiate to meet the learning needs of students)
● Provide professional development training/workshop appropriate for teachers and staff
as it relates to improving mathematics instruction at SSMA.
● Assist teacher with mathematics project-based teaching methods, activities and lesson
planning
● Participate in meeting(s) for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information as
required with external agencies and/or parents
● Other duties as assigned by the Director of Teaching & Learning
Requirements
● Maintain confidentiality
● A passion for growing independent, confident and intellectually curious children
● Ability to provide services to all children and families with respect and dignity
● Demonstrated ability to work successfully with age appropriate students, staff and
Multi-cultural community
● Ability to provide guidance to teachers that will enhance their literacy lesson plans
● Strong interpersonal skills
● Excellent written and communication skills
● Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Google Drive
● A love of children and a sense of humor
 
Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree required from accredited college or university required (a
degree in Elementary Education and/or Mathematics preferred)
• Master’s Degree in Education with a specialization in K-8 teaching math
and/or curriculum development and instruction preferred
• Experience with Common Core Standards for Mathematics, and research-based
math intervention programs
• Know of best practice teaching methodologies or frameworks with particular
emphasis on mathematics learning for students in grades K-6
• Elementary teaching license and/or certification or eligibility for certification
preferred
• Experience in delivering in-service and or professional development training
and/or workshops
• 3-5 prior years of experience in a public, public charter, private and/or
Montessori classroom environment(s) preferred
• Demonstrated success in raising student mathematics achievement levels
• Spanish or French fluency a plus
 
Salary
Salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package is included.
 
Start Date
01/01/2020
 
Contact
Human Resource
Shining Stars Montessori Academy
1240 Randolph St. NE. Washington DC. 20017
Phone: (202) 723-1467
Email: Careers@shiningstarspcs.org
 
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Location
1240 Randolph Street Northeast. Washington, DC. 20017
 
Description
Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS relies on a qualified and dedicated group of substitute staff to work with children when regular staff members are sick or attending to professional responsibilities outside the school. Bachelor's Degree required Montessori training and/or prior classroom teaching experience with children ages 3-12 preferred. These positions involve working from 8:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m. or 10:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m. or on an as-needed basis. Substitute training is provided.
 
Requirements
● Maintain confidentiality
● A passion for growing independent, confident and intellectually curious children
● Ability to provide services to all children and families with respect and dignity
● Demonstrated ability to work successfully with age-appropriate students, staff and
Multi-cultural community
● Ability to provide guidance to teachers that will enhance their literacy lesson plans
● Strong interpersonal skills
● Excellent written and communication skills
● Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Google Drive
● A love of children and a sense of humor
 
Start Date
08/01/2020
 
Contact
Human Resource
Shining Stars Montessori Academy
1240 Randolph St. NE. Washington DC. 20017
Phone: (202) 723-1467
Email: Careers@shiningstarspcs.org
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JOB POSTING

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Montessori After School Program-MAP Stars

School Year:  2020-2021

 

Job Opportunity: Montessori After School Program Coordinator   

Location:        Washington, DC

Reports to:     Director of Operations

Start Date:     July 2020 or until filled

 

About Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School

 

Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School’s mission is to offer a quality Montessori education infused with culturally inclusive principles to guide children to develop to their fullest potential.

 

Position Summary:

Shining Stars Montessori Academy PCS (SSMA) is seeking an experienced out-of-school time Coordinator to manage and implement  SSMA’s Montessori After School Program (MAP Stars  -EdVenture). This school-run program, provides after-school arts, chess, movement, and enrichment programming for participating students. MAP-Stars EdVenture is a fee-based program.

 

The Coordinator will ensure we deliver high quality, fun, safe, and project-based after-school enrichment programming that delights the children attending our program. The Coordinator will be instrumental in ensuring that the MAPs Stars afterschool program models the day program’s Montessori principles and philosophy. 

 

Length of Position: This position is during the academic year while school is in session. There is also the potential for academic year Montessori Academy (Saturdays), winter break, spring break and end of year summer camp employment. The position hours are to be 1:30 pm- 6:30 pm, Monday through Friday. This is a contract position.

Essential Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Designs all program ‘clubs’ (e.g., art, robotics, movement, coding, music, cooking, etc.), identify each ‘clubs’ learning goals, assigns  and supervises all program staff
  • Be able to develop both a robust in-person and on-line after school program with synchronous and asynchronous elements.
  • Develops inventory list of supplies needed to implement program
  • Takes and manages daily recording of attendance and reporting ADA (average daily attendance) to SSMA
  • Oversee daily snack distribution and cleanup
  • Insures program fees are being paid and corresponds with parents as needed
  • Works with students during extended learning/homework time (primarily elementary students) to ensure all needs are being met on an individualized level
  • Solicits feedback from the students and parents in order to improve the way a ‘club’ or activity is being offered.
  • Responsible for ensuring campus safety for  all students
  • Responsible for ensuring daily clean-up of classroom space at the end of activity/day.
  • Communicates with SSMA regarding any concerns regarding students in the program

 

Required Competencies & Qualifications:

  • Interacts with students in a warm and respectful manner
  • A passion for growing independent, confident and intellectually curious children
  • Act as a role model at all times
  • Ability to provide services to all children and families with respect and dignity
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with age-appropriate students, staff and in a multilingual-multicultural community of staff, students and families
  • Ability to develop and implement appropriate restorative justice behavior interventions for students
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to create a fun and safe environment
  • Excellent written and oral skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite and Google Docs
  • A sense of humor

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required
  • Teaching license from an accredited college, university or approved program preferred
  • Prior experience working with, managing and/or implementing an after or out-of-school or extended day learning program for school-aged children preferred
  • CPR and first aid certification required.

 

Compensation:

This is a contract position for SY 19-20.

 

Contact

Human Resource
Shining Stars Montessori Academy
1240 Randolph St. NE. Washington DC. 20017
Phone: (202) 723-1467
Email: Careers@shiningstarspcs.org

 

Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.apply

 

 

JOB POSTING

Custodian/Building Janitor

School Year (SY) 2020-2021

 

Job Opportunity:      Custodian/Building Janitor 

Department:              Operations

Reports To:               Director of Operations and School Performance

Location:                   Washington, D.C.  (Brookland, Ward 5) 

School Year:             School Year (SY) 2020-2021 

Start Date:                 August 2020 or until filled

Tour of Duty:             Monday to Friday

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

  • Position Summary
The custodian (hereafter “custodian” or “janitor”), in accordance with Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School’s (hereafter “Shining Stars” or “School”) Facility Maintenance Policy, is responsible for cleanliness, sanitation, security, safety, overall maintenance of the school building, grounds and equipment. The custodian ensures optimal operation of school equipment and ensures the interior and exterior of the school building is clean, safe and sanitary for use by students, staff and visitors.     
  • Duties
The duties required of a custodian include, but are not limited to, replenishing stock in bathrooms, cleaning restrooms, gathering and emptying trash, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, monitoring building safety and security, dusting, washing walls and windows, shampooing rugs, cleaning floors, removing rubbish, and performing routine maintenance activities. The janitor must maintain keys to the various doors to the school building provided to him or her to perform his or her duties. The custodian should be prepared to do things like lifting and moving heavy equipment, materials, or objects, such as, but not limited to, furniture to reach corners, cracks and crevices of covered parts of the room. He or she may have to: clean equipment, such as computers and tables; shovel snow, remove ice from walkways, mow and trim/maintain lawns; rake, pile, and discard leaves prior to the start of school and throughout the school day; clean chimneys, flues and pipes with the use of power tools; tend to furnace and boilers; and clean snow and other debris from sidewalks. To perform this job successfully; the applicant must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily outlined under sections II through IV. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required for this position.

 

  • Supervision and Control over the Work
The custodian reports directly to the Director of Operations, who reports to the Executive Director/Head of School. The school janitor receives day-to-day direction and receives specific performance requirements from the supervisor (or a designed)  for maintenance/custodial work. The custodian operates within district and federal laws, school policies and procedures, and by applying acceptable custodial standards, Labor and Industry standards, and OSHA standards.

 

  • Duties and Responsibilities
  1.   Cleaning Functions
    1. Sweep, mop, vacuum, scrub, and refinish floors; clean, sand, dust and polish furniture; wash windows and walls; clean bathrooms; dispose of rubbish, change lights, etc.; make certain all areas of the building are kept in a clean, sanitary and orderly condition in accordance with the Facility Maintenance policy.
    2. Open the building in the morning, to allow students and staff into the school building during operating hours.
    3.  Conduct walk-throughs of the interior and exterior premises to ensure that the exterior of the school is clean, the interior and exterior of the school building is free of litter, exterior garbage is disposed of per the Waste Management contract, interior garbage cans are clean, trash is removed, and the garbage cans have a new garbage bag. Ensure that bathroom sinks and toilets are in working order. Check the kitchen sink and ensure that it is working properly.
    4. Check the temperature in the building and ensure it is appropriate, doors are unlocked, no smell of gas or other bad odors, and take notice of and report issues to the Director of Operations
    5. Ensure safety measures are taken/adhere to during inclement weather, to include shoveling, salting (walkways, steps, and parking spaces), providing slip protection on wet floors, securing against wind damage, snow removal from roofs (to include walkways and parking spaces), remove debris from downspouts when clogged, etcetera
    6. Applies cleaning chemicals according to established safety procedures and in accordance with the Facility Maintenance policy.
    7. Adheres to safety measures for cleaning, lifting, moving, and operating equipment. Performs minor repair and maintenance as authorized by staff.
    8. Removes extraneous dirt/markings from interior and exterior vertical/horizontal surfaces (walls, doors, etcetera).
    9. Advise school management on matters relating to mechanical equipment and/or building maintenance; and when a repair requires a major work from a maintenance contractor.
    10. Performs painting to walls, rails, playgrounds and other areas of the school.
    11. Keeps all equipment in a good state of repair and cleanliness. Ensure the necessary materials and supplies are stocked, and available in the office, classrooms, and kitchen. Ensure items in storage areas are stored appropriately, creating a safe passage to and from the storage area. Items should not be left out; they should be stored in designated areas or locations.
    12. Perform plumbing services, as required, to bathroom toilets and sinks, as well as, kitchen sink.
    13. Perform preventative maintenance and repair required to detect and diagnose minor problems and correct the problems before they become major problems. 
    14. For maintenance on ceilings and in heavy traffic areas, conduct the maintenance work prior to the start of school, in an effort to reduce accidents involving students and/or personnel. 
    15. Responsible for disassembling defective equipment and repairing or replacing with the necessary parts. Dispose of faulty equipment with the proper disposal methods/containers. Inform the Director of Operations of repairs needed prior to making the repairs.
    16. Climb ladders to replace light bulbs, fix ceiling fixtures, repair minor issues with furniture, walls, etcetera.
    17. Clean up spills, bathroom floods, vomit, bodily fluids, etc. in a safe and timely manner.
    18. Monitor the water levels in the water coolers and replace water jugs as necessary.
    19. Escort visitors such as postal delivery personnel, maintenance personnel, service technicians, and exterminators to appropriate location for repairs/service/off-loading. Inform the Director of Operations of visitors promptly.
    20. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

     2.     Administrative Functions
    1. Initiate maintenance service requests according to school procedures and protocols. Follows through to assure that maintenance is performed in a timely manner.
    2. Maintains inventory and request cleaning supplies and materials needed to accomplish assigned tasks.
    3. Maintains awareness of energy conservation and make suggestions of methods and procedures to conserve energy.
    4. Secures equipment and supplies and protects against pilferage, loss, theft, or abuse.
    5. Required to follow Board policies and stay abreast of updates and changes.
    6. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

      3.     Safety and Security
    1. Periodically inspects, or otherwise maintains awareness of, facility and equipment to detect and prevent injuries or damage.
    2. Secures school building to ensure proper building security at all times. Lock, secure and code out building at end of shift.
    3. Verifies that emergency equipment is maintained and repaired as needed.
    4. Assists in implementing emergency planning and response.
    5. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATION

 

  1.      Applicant must have successful experience in working with culturally diverse families and communities or have otherwise demonstrated a commitment to strengthening engagement of a diverse community and skill in communicating with a diverse population.
  2.    Must have a minimum of two (2) years of maintenance experience.
  3. Graduation from high school or equivalent preferred.
  4. Must have completed an apprenticeship or the equivalent within the specific trade/craft area.
  5. The successful applicant will be required to take and pass a drug screening and pre-employment screening.
  6. Preference will be given to those applicants who have experience working in occupied buildings, providing support to a full/occupied building and experience with general plumbing, electrical and light HVAC.
  7. Ability to communicate and maintain good working relations with all employees, vendors, contractors, visitors, and public entities.
  8. Ability to work effectively in an environment with frequent interruptions, requiring the ability to concentrate and consistently produce accurate work while responding to interruptions and changing priorities.
  9. The ability to initiate and work with minimal direction, self-motivated, reliable, detailed oriented, ability to work safely, with particular attention to the health, safety and wellness of students, staff and visitors; sound judgment and decision-making capabilities are essential.
  10. Must possess a valid driver’s license, a safe driving record, and be able and willing to operate a school-owned vehicle.
  11. Must adhere to all school policies, procedures and protocols, to include, but not limited to, the Employee handbook.
  12. Must be able to lift, climb ladders, and work in confined spaces.
  13. Preference will be given to applicants who have a full set of hand tools. Power tools and safety equipment will be provided by the School.

                 PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

 

  1. The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to bend, sit, move about, hear and speak. Noise level may be high when operating power equipment. Employee may be required to work in restricted spaces to include crawling and/or climbing as working at heights. Required to stand, be on feet, and move around for a full work shift.
  3. Ability to work using ladders, scaffolding, and mechanical lifts.
  4. Ability to spend most of the workday standing, lifting, and walking.
  5. Ability to lift up to 60 pounds and move heavier materials using appropriate equipment.
  6. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  7. Employee is required to properly use safety equipment to effectuate his or her duties, while preventing injury to self or others.
  8. Ability to communicate in person, by radio, electronically and over the phone.
  9. Ability to use computer equipment to complete reports, generate service orders, maintain inventories, etcetera.
  10. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will occasionally work in outside weather conditions. The employee may occasionally be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals.

 

COMPENSATION

Compensation is competitive and commensurate of the applicant’s experience and knowledge.

 

CONTACT

Human Resource

Shining Stars Montessori Academy

1240 Randolph St., NE, Washington, D.C. 20017

Phone: (202) 723-1467

Email: Careers@shiningstarspcs.org

 

 

Shining Stars Montessori Academy Public Charter School does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.apply