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We are always looking for talented, creative and innovative individuals. For opportunities – including internships and fellowships – please email recruitment@globalsleepover.com.

 

Please see below for current vacancies.

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We seek an experienced, independent, confident lead instructor to work with children ages 4-7 in our partner innovative academic program Chance Academy, located in Northeast DC. The program balances academic rigor with personal wellness and peace-building practices, focused on social, emotional learning; inclusive education, arts-based curricula and the whole child.  

Please email your CV and a Letter of Interest describing your teaching experience and philosophy of education to recruitment@globalsleepover.com by July 31, 2019.

Job Type: Part-time, Monday – Friday, 9 AM to 12 noon

Salary: $20.00 to $30.00 /hour, depending on experience

Location: Northeast DC, close to the Harvard Divinity School

Job Duties:

  • Work on a daily basis with students ages 4-7
  • Manage and run the classroom for ages 4-7.
  • Function as a team member by providing overall support to staff, teachers and students of Chance Academy.
  • Ensure administrative duties are met.
  • Communicate and liaison with parents, developing a positive relationship and active exchange.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Comfort with and some experience creating and implementing an age-appropriate curriculum
  • Experience working with children, whether in a formal school setting and/or in a camp setting OR experience with children’s events, whether it’s in a professional teaching capacity or working with children outside of school.
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience and flexibility.
  • Have independent means of transport.
  • Interpersonal ability to work on a team, collaborate with other instructors
  • Some community development experience (this can include volunteering in a community, interacting with parents, volunteering with community-based initiatives).

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in leading a group of children in a classroom like environment.
  • Familiarity with Montessori teaching is preferred but not required.

 

We are searching for a dynamic Community Liaison to assist in developing a community-based STEM program in partnership with Starbucks. 

The Liaison will be responsible in matters related to

  • organization, administration and client relationship building. 
  • communication and messaging to the community. 
  • building and maintaining community partnerships
  • organizing essential forms and documents for parents
  • serving as a liaison between parents, students and team members. 

Pay commensurate with experience.  Part-time hours may vary in September and October. Please email recruitment@globalsleepover.com with CV and Letter of Interest by August 25, 2019.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts, Business Administration or a related field.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Two (2) years of experience in community organizational work, resource and referral services, or a closely related field are required.

  • Believes and is committed to our mission and being an agent of change: that all students are capable of getting to and through college
  • Has demonstrated effective outcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them

DESIRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Believes and is committed to our mission and being an agent of change
  • Has demonstrated effective outcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them
  • Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change
  • Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization

Fall 2019 Interns, Bogota, Colombia

We still have a few internship spots left for energetic, responsible, and passionate individuals to join our team in Bogota, Colombia  as a summer intern. We have a 1- month internships available in Bogota, Colombia starting in September 2019.  

  • Assist in project-based learning curriculum development.
  • Assist and help teach Global Sleepover workshops and programs.
  • Assist and participate in Global Sleepover Summer Camps (being held in both Washington, DC and Colombia)
  • Participate in strategy development, outreach and partnership development with international multi-lateral organizations for global and basic education.
  • Participate in data gathering and evaluation activities.

The internship in Washington, DC is unpaid. The internship in Colombia offers a small stipend to cover daily costs; cost of transport to Colombia is the responsibility of the individual. Please email recruitment@globalsleepover.com with CV and Letter of Interest by July 15, 2019.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children, whether in a formal school setting and/or in a camp setting OR with children’s events, whether it’s in a professional teaching capacity or working with children outside of school.
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience and flexibility.
  • Have independent means of transport and/or can drive a car.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in international education.
  • Experience in leading a group of children in a classroom like environment.
  • Spanish language skill

Summer 2019 Camp Teachers and Counselors, Washington, DC

We’re hiring Summer Camp Teachers and Counselors for our 2019 Digital Storytelling Summer Camps in the Greater Washington, DC area. We’re looking for energetic individuals – artists, digital storytellers, media artists, teachers, actors, teaching artists, storytellers, musicians, performers are all welcome to apply. If you’re comfortable working with children ages 6-9 ​ and have a love of travel, we’d love to hear from you.

Pay commensurate with experience.  Please email recruitment@globalsleepover.com with CV and Letter of Interest. 

Job Duties:

  • Contribute to the team in running and teaching summer camps.
  • Assist with camp activities, field trips and providing oversight in classroom.
  • Assist with set-up, management and end-of-the-day responsibilities.
  • Function as a team member providing overall supervision to the summer camps.
  • Ensure campers’ well-being and make their camp experience as fun and rewarding as possible.
  • Serve as a potential role model for youth.
  • Attend trainings and staff meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children, whether in a formal school setting and/or in a camp setting OR experience with children’s events, whether it’s in a professional teaching capacity or working with children outside of school.
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience and flexibility.
  • Have independent means of transport and/or can drive a car.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in leading a group of children in a classroom like environment.