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ABOUT THE BISHOP JOHN T. WALKER SCHOOL FOR BOYS:

Located east of the Anacostia River, the Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys is a tuition-free independent school for boys from low-income families sponsored by the Episcopal Diocese of Washington. Named in honor of The Right Reverend John T. Walker, the first African-American Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, the Bishop Walker School is open to boys of all faiths and religious traditions. Opened in 2008 and currently serving students in grades Junior Kindergarten through 6th, the school will add a grade level per year through grade 8. The Bishop Walker School fosters the love of learning, intellectual curiosity, spiritual foundation and moral character each boy will need to achieve his fullest potential as a student, as a citizen and as a child of God.  


The Bishop Walker School is currently seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:


EDUCATIONAL INTERN (Unpaid)

The Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys is seeking an educational intern for the 2015-2016 school year.  The intern will be responsible for assisting in classrooms, providing administrative support, and additional duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Have a BA degree (or pursuing).
  • Be interested in working with children and/or the field of education.
  • Be independent and able to take initiative.
  • Be creative and flexible.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
To Apply
Please send cover letter, resume, educational philosophy statement and the names of 3 references via email to: Yonnette Moore, Director of Primary School at ymoore@bishopwalkerschool.orgPlease, no telephone calls.


AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM TEACHER 
Program Description
The Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys’ after-school program is designed to enhance the school day by offering dynamic academic, cultural, and recreational enrichment activities to our students. Drawing on best practices in youth development and educational theory, staff members guide students to build academic and social skills in a meaningful and fun environment.
 
After-school teachers will work collaboratively with the BWS administration and faculty, volunteers, and other community resources as appropriate to plan, design and implement a high quality program for BWS students. The program runs Monday through Friday from 3:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Program Goals
  • Help students develop positive attitudes and social skills.
  • Expose students to a broad range of cultural enrichment activities.
  • Engage the students in a variety of academic, creative, physical, and artistic activities.
Responsibilities 
  • Actively engage and supervise children in all activities.
  • Assist in developing and implementing a developmentally appropriate after-school curriculum.
  • Communicate with classroom teachers to ensure that the program supports their efforts.
  • Communicate and disperse information about upcoming events/activities to students and families.
  • Greet, monitor, and track all students and visitors, including parents and volunteers.
  • Set high expectations for students and hold them accountable for meeting those standards.
  • Participate in executing special events and fieldtrips as needed.
  • Take pride in and responsibility for program facilities, ensuring that all spaces used by the program are neat and organized and foster physical and emotional safety.
Qualifications
  • Hold an A.A. or B.A. degree.
  • Experience working in schools and with children.
  • Enthusiastic, energetic, and committed to the intellectual, social and emotional growth of children.
To Apply
Please send a resume, cover letter and three references via email to: Yonnette Moore, Director of Primary School at ymoore@bishopwalkerschool.orgPlease, no telephone calls.


SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS

We are seeking substitute teachers for the 2015-16 school year. Candidates should have previous work experience with children and hold a B.A. degree and be energetic and engaging. Please send a resume, cover letter and three references to teaching@bishopwalkerschool.org.

 

Bishop John T. Walker School for Boys | 3640 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave. SE | Washington DC 20032