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. 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 campuses are accessible by metro and multiple bus lines.

Staff Positions

School Principal

The School Principal serves as the educational leader, responsible for managing the policies, regulations, and procedures to ensure that all students are learning and achieving their potential in line with the mission of the school.  Inherent in the position are the responsibilities for supervising scheduling, curriculum and assessment development, registration, personnel management, program evaluation, budget management, and preparation for school audits and evaluations for all school programs and services.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Masters Degree in Education Administration, Adult Education, Business Administration or a related field.
  • A minimum of five year’s teaching experience and a minimum of seven years experience in management in the field of adult education and/or TESOL education.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English and Spanish.
  • Strong understanding of the best practices in adult and second language education.
  • Strong understanding of workforce development programs and career pathways, preferably in the areas of school’s industry certification programs.
  • 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.

Schedule: Monday-Friday; must be able to work a few evenings per week.

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

 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 SG 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  sjaskunas@carlosrosario.org.

Student Assessment Coordinator

The Student Assessment Coordinator is primarily responsible for supporting the Assessment Manager in researching, designing and producing internally developed test items and materials and managing the pilot of new test items for test development. The SA Coordinator also manages the Harvard Street Campus Assessment Office when the Assessment Manager is not present and supports the Principal.  The Student Assessment Coordinator assists in the acquisition, development, preparation, maintenance and administration of all programmatic assessment for students.

Qualifications:

  • Masters in Second Language Assessment, TESOL or related field;
  • 5 or more years of experience teaching ESL preferably in an adult education setting
  • Experience and training in curriculum writing for ESL
  • Experience and training in assessment for English Language Learners

Schedule: 1pm-9pm two nights a week; 8:30am-4:30pm three days a week

Location: Harvard Street Campus

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

ESL for Families & Parent Engagement Coordinator

The ESL for Families & Parent Engagement Coordinator supports the schools mission by providing supervision and support for the ESL for Families classes located in elementary schools throughout Washington, DC.  The Coordinator communicates important school information with ESL for Families sites, interacts with site principals to establish and maintain ESL for Families classes, provides feedback on teacher instruction, facilitates registration between semesters, and ensures that Carlos Rosario policies and procedures are followed. The coordinator also works with the Carlos Rosario Supportive Services Department at Harvard Street Campus to identify needs of the parents among the student body and coordinates workshops, events, and resources to meet identified needs.

Qualifications:

  • MA in Educational Administration or other related field with demonstrated experience in building relations with other organizations
  • Bilingual Spanish/English
  • Knowledge and experience in TESOL/Bilingual education

Schedule: Monday-Friday

Location: Harvard Street Campus

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

Evening Coordinator

The Evening Coordinator supports the overall management of the evening program and assists the management team in projects and initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Education Administration, Adult Education, or a related field preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of administrative experience.
  • Proven ability to interact with populations of diverse cultural, social and economic backgrounds.
  • Fluent in English and at least one other language.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks and foster team spirit.
  • Must work well under pressure.

Schedule: Monday-Thursday(1pm-9.30pm)

Location: Harvard Street Campus

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

Director of Supportive Services

The Director of Supportive Services is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing and monitoring all activities of the Supportive Services Department. As leader of student services, the Director establishes a compassionate and supportive environment where students feel welcomed and necessary services are easily accessed.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field
  • Minimum of five years of community service and involvement
  • Have DC Professional License or be eligible for licensure
  • Proven ability to interact with populations of diverse cultural, social and economic backgrounds
  • Bilingual(Spanish/English) is required
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work as a team player and to function effectively under pressure
  • Attention to detail

Schedule: Monday-Friday; must be able to work a few evenings per week and some Saturdays

Location: Harvard Street Campus

Please email resumes and cover letters to  hrconsultant@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)

PT CNA Intstructor

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 Carlos Rosario Int’l Pubic Charter 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: SG Campus

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

PT GED Intstructor

The GED instructor supports the school’s mission by preparing our adult immigrant students to become productive and civically engaged residents of Washington D.C.  The GED instructor plans; organizes GED preparation and instruction; conducts basic literacy assessment and evaluation to integrate GED skills in the four content areas covered in the GED tests: language arts, math, social studies and science.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a GED related subject  area and minimum of two 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 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

Schedule: 8.30am -11.30am(Monday-Friday) and 6pm-9pm(Monday-Thursday)

Location: SG Campus

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

PT Chef/Culinary Arts Instructor

The Carlos Rosario Public Charter School serving DC adult immigrants has an opening for a part-time Chef/Culinary Arts Instructor opening. Chef / Culinary Arts Instructor prepares students to obtain employment and be successful in the field of Culinary Arts. S/he adapts Culinary Arts training curriculum to meet the needs of ESL learners, instructs students using this curriculum, and revises it according it to needs.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the Hotel & Restaurant industry (Management position preferred)
  • Certifications in the field of instruction at graduate level equivalent preferred
  • Experience teaching adult learners preferred
  • At least three years of teaching experience
  • Must possess excellent communication skills
  • Must have the ServSafe Certification
  • Experience working in multi-cultural environment

Schedule: 8:30am– 11:30am (Monday-Friday)

Location: Sonia Gutierrez Campus

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

PT ESL for Families Instructor

The ESL for Families instructor supports the school’s mission by preparing our adult immigrant students to become productive and engaged parents, who are able to navigate the public school system and advocate for their children.  The instructor accomplishes this by providing excellent instruction that supports our students’ diverse educational backgrounds, learning styles and English language abilities.  The responsibilities of the position include creating materials specific to the three distinct ESL levels taught, selecting class textbooks, and writing daily lesson plans to directly address the needs of all students.  The Instructor is expected to engage with multiple forms of data, both formal and informal, to help students advance academically.  Additionally, the role of the ESL for Families Instructor requires the management of key data points.  Student tracking forms, daily attendance, student scores, timecards and emails are examples of the administrative responsibilities that extend beyond the time spent teaching in the classroom.  The instructor must also be able to able to work independently at an off- site location.

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
  • Bilingual Spanish/English is preferred

Schedule: 5pm-8pm (Monday-Thursday) or 4:30pm -7:30 pm (Monday-Thursday)

Location: TBD

Please email resumes and cover letters to sjaskunas@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/Harvard Campus

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

PT Tutor 

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
  • Bilingual Spanish/English is required
  • Technology skills required: MS Word and email proficient

Schedule: 8.30am-11.30am(Monday-Friday) or 6pm -9pm(Monday-Thursday)
Location: Harvard Street Campus

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

Technology Paraeducator (Part-time)

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 inside and outside of the classroom.  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:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of Carlos Rosario Microsoft Office Application and/or Computer Support Specialist preferred but not required.
  • Ability to tutor the Microsoft Office Suite
  • 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 a foreign language is a plus

Schedule: 6pm-9pm (Monday-Thursday) at Harvard Campus or 8.30am-11.30am(Monday-Friday) at SG campus

Please email resumes and cover letters to sjaskunas@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.