General Information

The Carlos Rosario School is an exciting place to work. We have an exceptional group of teachers and staff who are committed to making a difference in the lives of a diverse group of adult students. Our students love our school and are eager to learn English and other employment skills so they can become productive citizens and members of American society, who ultimately give back to family and community. the Carlos Rosario School employs over 150 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

Director of Student Services

Serves as the Director of Student Services under the general supervision of the Dean of Community Relations and Student Services. Responsible for the planning, organizing, implementation and monitoring of all activities of the Student Services Department.


  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field
  • Minimum of five years of community service and involvement
  • Proven ability to interact with populations of diverse cultural, social and economic backgrounds
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work as a team player and to function effectively under pressure

Schedule: Monday-Friday; must be able to work one evening per week.
Location: SG Campus

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Assistant Principal

Serving under the general supervision of the Principal, the Assistant Principal is responsible for the academic operations of the school’s ESL, citizenship, Spanish GED, and Spanish literacy programs. As an instructional leader, the Assistant Principal helps direct and coordinate the instructional program including curriculum, instruction, and assessment. As the administrative leader, the Assistant Principal works collaboratively to implement clear systems, policies and procedures to support the smooth running of the school. The Assistant Principal will work closely with the registration, assessment and supportive services departments to manage academic operation of the school.


  • A Master’s degree in Education Administration, Adult Education, Teaching ESL, Bilingual Education or related field;
  • A minimum of five years of teaching experience with culturally and linguistically diverse students, in particular teaching students from Latin America in Spanish, and a minimum of five years’ experience in adult education programs or related experience in program evaluation and teacher supervision;
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively in English and Spanish in writing and speaking with all school stakeholders;
  • Strong understanding of best practices in adult education, as well as national standards and initiatives in adult education (i.e., Equipped for the Future, CASAS);
  • Knowledge of curriculum and assessment development as well as instruction to support best practices in teaching and learning including Spanish/English bilingual education;
  • Effective mediation skills with sensitivity to cross-cultural issues to resolve conflicts;

Schedule: Monday-Friday; must be able to work one evening per week.
Location: Harvard Campus

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Student Resource Room Attendant (part-time)

This individual will assist students in use of print and non-print resources. Also s/he will use the library system to circulate materials, to inventory the collections and to print reports.


  • Associates degree preferred
  • Experience working or volunteering in a library environment preferred
  • Well-versed in Microsoft Office
  • Strong inter-personal communication and research skills

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday (9:00am – 2:00pm) and Tuesday, Thursday (4:00pm -9:00pm)
Location: Harvard Street Campus

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Computer Support Specialist     

Under the guidance of the Junior System Administrator, provides front-line support to users, and overall support for the network in a mixed OS environment, including networked and standalone PCs and laptops, printers and associated peripherals; performs basic network administration tasks such as student user/account management, software support and other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED
  • A+ Certification
  • 6 months or more experience in computer support
  • Able to work a flexible schedule
  • Some weekend work may be necessary

Schedule: Monday-Friday; must be able to work a few evenings per week.
Location: Harvard Campus/SG Campus

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PT Evening Driver

The Driver will transport students from the metro station to the School and transport staff to various locations. The Driver will also perform vehicle inspection prior to use and maintain cleanliness of vehicle.


  • Valid Commercial Driver’s License with P or S endorsements required
  • Proof of good driving record
  • Ability to work as a team player and function effectively under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills

Schedule: 5.30pm-9.30pm (Monday-Thursday)
Location: Harvard Street Campus

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Clerk registrar (temporary)     

The Clerk Registrar serves under the general supervision of the Registrar. The responsibility of the incumbent focuses on giving general information about the enrollment requirements to visitors, registering applicants, and the day-to-day use and filing of information in student files.


  • High School diploma or equivalent;
  • Fluency in English and at least one other language (Spanish, Amharic, Arabic, and/or French are preferred);
  • Prior experience in registration, customer service, and/or admissions preferred. Highly proficient in MS Office;
  • Strong communication skills and customer service focus;
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.

Schedule: 8am-4pm (3 days a week) and 12:30pm-8:30pm (2 days a week). It’s a temporary position for three months.
Location:Harvard Campus

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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)

Spanish GED Coordinator (10 month full-time position)

The Spanish GED Coordinator 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 Coordinator 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. Monitors student admission, recruitment and assessment, and ensures compliance with school policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s degree in math or science and minimum of three years successful teaching experience required
  • Masters’ degree preferred
  • 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
  • Must be proficient in Spanish
  • Must  be able to teach Math and Science in Spanish

Schedule: Monday-Friday; must be able to work one evening per week.
Location: Harvard Street Campus

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Part-time 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.


  • Minimum of two years of experience in tutoring or as a paraprofessional
  • Ability to tutor basic math and literacy
  • 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 a foreign language a plus

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

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Part-time 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.


  • 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: 6:00pm-9:00pm (Monday-Thursday)
Location: SG Campus

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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.