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.

Staff Positions

Human Resources Director

The Human Resources (HR) Director is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining human resources policies and procedures affecting all employees of the Carlos Rosario School. The HR Director performs and/or oversees all functions associated with employment law compliance, employee benefit programs, employee relations, training and professional development, and recruiting/hiring. The HR Director will directly supervise 3 staff and will report directly to the Executive Director/CEO.

For more information about responsibilities and requirements, please click here.

To apply, send an email with a cover letter detailing your qualifications, resume, and salary requirements to CRIPCS@raffa.com. Communications will be treated with confidence and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. For more information contact James Sunshine at jsunshine@raffa.com

School Principal

Carlos Rosario School seeks a dynamic and proven leader with a passion for education and service to immigrant communities to head our Sonia Gutierrez campus in the role of School Principal.

Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School is a pioneer in adult education with a 40 year history and is the nation’s first charter school for adults. We are a nationally recognized leader in the field of adult education and workforce development with a mission to serve the adult immigrant communities of the District of Columbia. Our adult education model exemplifies excellence in academics and strength in community partnerships within a safe and compassionate learning environment. Our student body is composed of high-achieving adult learners who set goals to learn English, earn their GED, become U.S. citizens, achieve industry certifications in culinary arts, nursing or technology and improve their employability skills. Our school operates in two campuses – The Harvard Street Campus (established in 1998) and the Sonia Gutierrez Campus (established in 2013). The Sonia Gutierrez Campus hosts our upper-level ESL students and Career Training Academies.

The Sonia Gutierrez Campus School Principal ensures all students served by the campus achieve their academic and work readiness goals. The ideal candidate is a seasoned educational leader with an innovative vision for adult and immigrant education and a proven ability to effectively lead and inspire teams.

Responsibilities

The School Principal ensures that all Sonia Gutierrez Campus students are learning, achieving to their potential and are connected to career pathways in line with the mission of the school. The School Principal serves as the educational leader responsible for effectively implementing and assessing the policies, regulations, and procedures of the campus. The individual also provides expertise in curriculum and assessment development, personnel management, program evaluation, budget management, scheduling as well as preparations for school audits and evaluations for all school programs and services.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a master’s degree in Education Administration, Adult Education, Business Administration or a related field.
  • Minimum of seven years of experience in management in any of the following fields: Adult Education, TESOL Education, Community Development, Workforce Development or related fields.
  • Minimum of three years of teaching experience.
  • Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction; ability to evaluate instructional program and teaching effectiveness; ability to manage budget and personnel; ability to coordinate school functions; ability to interpret policy, procedures, and data; and strong organizational, communication, public relations, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong understanding of the best practices in adult and second language education.
  • Proven commitment to strengthening immigrant, underserved and diverse communities.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English and Spanish.
  • Preferred– Strong understanding of workforce development programs and career pathways

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday; must be able to work a few evenings per week and occasional weekends.

Application Materials:

(1) Cover letter (including how you heard about this job opening)

(2) Curriculum Vitae

Join one of DC’s 2015 Top Workplaces as named by the Washington Post!  Please submit a complete application to principalposition@carlosrosario.org.

 To learn more about our school’s work visit: www.carlosrosario.org

Carlos Rosario International Charter School provides comprehensive employee benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part-time Technology Academy Coordinator

The Technology Academy Coordinator plans, implements and supervises day to day functions of the Technology Academy at the Sonia Gutierrez Campus including the ongoing evaluation and improvement of all technology programs. The Coordinator is responsible for recruitment of students to all technology programs at the Sonia Gutierrez Campus. Ensures compliance with school policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

      • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology related subject area and minimum of three years successful teaching experience; Masters’ Degree preferred
      • At least 5 years of successful teaching in a diverse environment
      • 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
      • Bilingual preferred

Schedule: Three mornings a week  and two evenings a week (24 hours/a week)

Location: Sonia Gutierrez Campus

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

Bilingual Counselor (English/Spanish)

The Bilingual Counselor organizes, coordinates and directs a guidance program which provides a continuous process of assistance to students through the identification of needs in the educational, vocational, personal and social domains. S/he coordinates the broad component of guidance services (orientation, student assessment, individual and group counseling, educational and career advising, placement and follow-up) to ensure that services are provided to every student seeking assistance. Also provides support for teachers individually as needed and in regular staff trainings.

Qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, counseling, or equivalent experience
  • License in the District of Columbia or working towards a license
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in mental health counseling
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills in English
  • Proven ability to interact with populations of diverse cultural, social, and economic backgrounds
  • Ability to fluently speak Spanish is required
  • Ability to work some weekends and evenings

Schedule: Monday-Thursday (1.30pm-9pm) and Friday(8.30am-4pm)

Location: Harvard Street Campus

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

FT Driver

The Driver is responsible for driving passengers and general building maintenance support.

Qualifications:

  • Valid CDL (commercial driver license) with Passenger or School Bus endorsement;
  • 6 months – 1 year of commercial driving experience is required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.
  • Proof of good driving record.
  • Demonstrates ability to work as a team player.
  • Must have occasional weekend availability and some evenings.

Schedule:  8am -5pm (Monday-Friday)

Location: Sonia Gutierrez Campus

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

PT Driver

The Driver is responsible for driving passengers and general building maintenance support.

Qualifications:

  • Valid CDL(commercial driver license) with Passenger or School Bus endorsement;
  • 6 months – 1 year of commercial driving experience is required.
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish)  is a plus.
  • Proof of good driving record.
  • Demonstrates ability to work as a team player.
  • Must have occasional weekend availability and some evenings.

Schedule:  5pm-9pm (Monday-Thursday)

Location: Harvard Street Campus

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

Teaching positions

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

Teaching shifts are:

AM (8:30am – 11:30am) PM (1:00pm – 4:00pm) EVE (6:00pm – 9:00pm)

Tutor (Part-time)

To instruct students in level appropriate listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The tutor will use a variety of student-centered instructional techniques to respond to their individual needs.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience in ESL and Adult Education preferred
  • Demonstrate knowledge and competence in both ESL and Adult Education
  • Experience with low-level English
  • Second language fluency preferred Spanish, Amharic, French, or Chinese
  • Technology skills required: MS Word and email proficient

Schedule: 8:30am-11:30am (Monday-Friday) and 6pm-9pm (Monday-Thursday)
Location: Sonia Gutierrez Campus

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

Tutor (Part-time)

To instruct students in level appropriate listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The tutor will use a variety of student-centered instructional techniques to respond to their individual needs.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience in ESL and Adult Education preferred
  • Demonstrate knowledge and competence in both ESL and Adult Education
  • Experience with low-level English
  • Second language fluency preferred Spanish, Amharic, French, or Chinese
  • Technology skills required: MS Word and email proficient

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

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

PT CNA Instructor

The Certified Nursing Instructor oversees the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the certified nursing assistant training program, and the instruction of students enrolled in the program. The incumbent is responsible for assuring regulatory compliance with state and federal instructional guidelines and commitment to the philosophy and mission of the Carlos Rosario School. Evaluates and provides training as needed for clinical practice issues.

Qualifications:

  • The Certified Nursing Assistant Instructor must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with current registered nurse licensure by the District of Columbia State Board of Nursing. BSN required
  • A minimum of (1) one year of teaching experience
  • A minimum of two years full-time or equivalent clinical experience is required and a minimum of one year of clinical experience with one year in a management/administrative or supervisory capacity is preferred
  • Previous experience teaching adult immigrants is recommended

Schedule: 6pm-9pm (Monday-Thursday)
Location: Sonia Gutierrez Campus
Please email resumes and cover letters to rosariohr@carlosrosario.org.

 PT ESL Instructor (evening)

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

Schedule: 6pm– 9pm (Monday-Thursday)

Location: Sonia Gutierrez  Campus

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

 Substitute ESL Instructor 

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

Schedule: 8:30am-11:30am (Monday-Friday), 1pm-4pm(Monday-Friday) and/or 6pm– 9pm (Monday-Thursday)

Location: Sonia Gutierrez/Harvard  Campus

Please email resumes and cover letters to rosariohr@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 identify and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, disability, source of income, place of residence or business, and certain veteran status in its programs and activities.