General Information

Join the staff at Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School, the nation’s first charter school for adults! Our diverse school is a nationally recognized leader in the field of adult basic education and workforce development with a mission to serve the adult immigrant community of Washington, D.C. Our students strive to become invested, productive members of American society who give back to family, community and the workplace. Our school exemplifies excellence in academics and strength in community partnerships within a safe and compassionate learning environment. Our high-achieving adult learners set goals to learn English, earn their GED, become U.S. citizens, or to achieve industry certifications in culinary arts, nursing or technology. The Carlos Rosario School is looking for diverse, multilingual education professionals for a variety of rewarding positions.

The Carlos Rosario School employs over 200 full and part time employees. We have two campuses. The Harvard Street Campus is located in Columbia Heights and the Sonia Gutierrez Campus is located in Eckington. Both are accessible by metro and multiple bus lines.

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Staff Positions

Accountability Assistant Director

The Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School has an opening for a full-time Accountability Assistant Director. S/he is responsible for carrying-out statistical analysis on a wide variety of student metrics ranging from learning gains to personal growth and development outcomes. As a result, the Accountability Assistant Director produces highly polished reports and graphics that convey our impact on students. S/he interfaces with key leadership team members to achieve coordinated work efforts and deliverables relating to student outcomes data analyses, participates in discussions and plans associated with the Student Information System, and conducts research on new or computer-based assessments appropriate for our programs, vets assessments and technological requirements, and makes recommendations on adopting new computer-based assessments.

Qualifications:

  • Master of education in Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation, or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in advanced data analysis
  • Expertise in producing graphics related to educational performance outcomes
  • Demonstrated experience and skill on using applications such as SPSS, Excel, Access and Word to analyze data, generate table, graphs, and reports (preferred)
  • Ability to analyze complex data, identify trends and provide timely information to identify instructional implications
  • Ability to research and write comprehensive reports involving data interpretation, effectively translating  complex data for non- technical audiences
  • Excellent administrative, communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work harmoniously with supervisors, co-workers and persons of varied educational experience, social and economic backgrounds
  • Values teamwork and uses a shared leadership school-management approach
  • Demonstrated skills in effective management of organization, operations and resources
  • Strong reasoning and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability and willingness to work some evenings/nights

Schedule: 9:00am-5:00pm (Monday-Friday)

Location: Harvard Street Campus

For immediate consideration, please forward your resume and cover letter to talentattractionteam@carlosrosario.org

Spanish GED Director

The Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School has an opening for a full-time Spanish GED Director opening. The Spanish GED Director supports the school’s mission by preparing our adult immigrant students to become productive and civically engaged residents of Washington D.C. The Spanish GED Director plans, implements and supervises day to day functions of the Spanish GED program at the Harvard Street Campus including the ongoing evaluation and improvement for the program. S/he monitors student admission, recruitment and assessment, and ensures compliance with school policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a GED related subject area and minimum of three years successful teaching experience;
  • Has knowledge and understanding of the Common Core State Standards as it applies to the GED subjects: math, science, language arts and social studies
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work independently and with others as a member of a team
  • Ability to use technology in administrative duties including, but not limited to word processing applications, PowerPoint, and basic website navigation
  • Spanish fluency is required to support the Spanish GED Program

Schedule: Four days a week (8:30am-5:00pm) and one evening a week (12:30pm-9:00pm)

Location: Harvard Street Campus

For immediate consideration, please forward your resume and cover letter to talentattractionteam@carlosrosario.org

 Transition Services Director

The Transition Services Director under the supervision of the Dean of Community Relations and Student Services will assist to found, define and execute the vision and strategy for Carlos Rosario School’s Transition Services Program in order to send graduates to the colleges or post-secondary programs that best align with their individual goals, and that they persist and graduate. The Transition Services Director will tap into support systems that facilitate college and post-secondary persistence and completion, and positively impact graduation rates.  This includes working relationships with colleges, universities and post-secondary programs.  The Transition Services Director will develop the School alumni program.

Qualifications:

  • MA degree in counseling, higher education or related field; doctoral degree preferred
  • Experience working with the DC adult immigrant population preferred
  • Experience in new program development and bringing about change in a thoughtful manner as well as proven skills in building consensus among peers, supervisors and others
  • Experience in career counseling, career exploration and advising
  • Strong outcomes orientation and data management
  • Knowledge of college and university systems and administrative personnel (preferred)
  • Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Strong relationship building skills, with a variety of stakeholders and diverse cultures and backgrounds
  • Demonstrated experience in event planning and public speaking
  • Proficient in Spanish strongly preferred

Schedule: Three days a week (8:30am-5:00pm) and two evenings a week (12:30pm-9:00pm)

Location: Sonia Gutierrez Campus

For immediate consideration, please forward your resume and cover letter to talentattractionteam@carlosrosario.org

Bilingual Program Assistant (English/Spanish)

The Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School has an opening for a full-time Bilingual Program Assistant (English/Spanish). The Program Assistant provides administrative support to the Director of Student Services. The Program Assistant provides assistance and support to students seeking assistance and services from the department. The Program Assistant is responsible for coordinating the department’s activities, maintains departmental student database and provides support to other staff members with their activities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English and Spanish.
  • Must have excellent working knowledge of MS Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and establish task priorities.
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a team and to function effectively under pressure.
  • Proven ability to interact with population of diverse cultural, social and economic backgrounds.
  • Ability to work some weekends and evenings.

Schedule: Monday-Friday (8:00am-4:30pm)

Location: Harvard Street Campus

For immediate consideration, please forward your resume and cover letter to talentattractionteam@carlosrosario.org

Coordinator of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy

Join our team as the Coordinator of Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy! We seek well-qualified, solutions-focused candidates who are experts in the field. Ideal candidate has strong communication, analytical and leadership skills, is adaptable, and believes in Carlos Rosario’s mission. S/he provides opportunities for students across campuses and programs to increase their knowledge, skills and opportunities in the areas of small business, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. The Coordinator provides case management, business and personal development counseling, access to capital, access to mentoring, and general support services. The program serves low-income persons who currently own or plan to develop a business.

Qualifications:

  • MA Degree in related field preferred
  • Minimum of five years of community service and involvement
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in adult immigrant educational setting
  • Proven ability to interact with populations of diverse cultural, social and economic backgrounds
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) required
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work as a team player and to function effectively under pressure

Schedule: Three days per week (9:00am-5:00pm) and two evenings per week (1:00pm-9:00pm), also some weekends

Location: Harvard Street Campus

For immediate consideration, please forward your resume and cover letter to talentattractionteam@carlosrosario.org

Teaching Positions

*All teachers are hired on a part time basis to start.

Teaching shifts are:

AM (8:30am – 12:00pm) PM (1:00pm – 4:00pm) EVE (5:30pm – 9:00pm)

PT Paraeducator

The Paraeducator serves under the direct supervision of the classroom teacher and the teacher’s direct supervisor.  The incumbent’s primary duty is to support and enhance an effective learning environment and student achievement by working with students in small groups and individually.  Additionally, the Paraeducator provides the lead teacher with qualitative data and cultural insight that helps the lead teacher tailor instruction to support each student’s unique challenges and at times, leads class activities at the lead teacher’s request.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years of experience in tutoring or as a paraprofessional
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and establish task priority
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player and to function effectively as a team player
  • Ability to speak and write English to near fluency
  • Ability to fluently speak Amharic is required

Schedule: 6:00pm-9:00pm (Monday-Thursday)
Location: Harvard Street Campus

Please email resumes and cover letters to talentattractionteam@carlosrosario.org.

PT ESL Instructor(2016-2017 school year)

The ESL instructor supports the school’s mission by preparing our adult immigrant students to become productive and civically engaged residents of the Washington, DC.  The instructor accomplishes this by providing excellent instruction that supports students’ diverse educational backgrounds, learning styles, and English language abilities. The responsibilities of the position include creating materials specific to the assigned level, selecting class textbooks, designing a class syllabus, and writing daily lesson plans to directly address all student needs.

Qualifications:

  • Must have at least two of the following: Teaching certification; Master’s Degree in adult education, linguistics, TESOL, language studies, or a related field; or at least three years of teaching experience.  Must possess excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to use technology in administrative duties including, but not limited to word processing applications, PowerPoint, and basic website navigation
  • A basic ability to understand and communicate in Spanish is required.  Fluency is preferred.

Schedule: 8:30am-11:30am(Monday-Friday) or 6:00pm– 9:00pm (Monday-Thursday)
Location: Harvard Street Campus or SG Campus

Please email resumes and cover letters to talentattractionteam@carlosrosario.org.

Benefits

The Carlos Rosario School offers very competitive salaries and excellent benefits for full time and part time employees including health insurance, retirement benefits, holidays, and a generous annual and sick/personal leave policy.

Nondiscrimination Notice

The Carlos Rosario School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, disability, source of income, place of residence or business, and certain veteran status in its programs and activities.