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

Retention Specialist (Full-time)

This individual will be responsible for collecting and tracking student data and providing basic case management to students.  This individual will conduct basic research to identify supportive services resources available for students and connect the students with them.

Qualifications:      

  • Associates Degree preferred
  • At least 3 years of experience in an administrative capacity or as a case manager
  • Well-versed in Microsoft Office and ability to learn new database systems for employment tracking
  • Strong inter-personal communication and research skills.
  • Bilingual required Amharic/English

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

Location: Harvard Street Campus

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

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 the reports.

Qualifications:      

  • 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 (9am – 2pm) and Tuesday, Thursday (4pm -9pm)

Location: Harvard Street Campus

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

Program Assistant

The Program Assistant provides administrative support to the Director of Student Services/Supportive 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 data base and provides support to other staff members with their activities.

Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma (Bachelor’s degree preferred)
  • Must have excellent working knowledge of MS Office Applications
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a team and to function effectively under pressure
  • Bilingual preferred (Spanish or Amharic)

Schedule: 8:30am -5pm (3 days a week) and 2:30pm-9pm (2 days a week)

Location: SG Campus

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

(PT) Morning 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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: 8:15am-12:45pm (Monday- Friday)

Location: Harvard Street Campus

Please email resumes to sjaskunas@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)

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 campus including the ongoing evaluation and improvement for the program. Monitors student admission, recruitment and assessment, and ensures compliance with school policies and procedures.

Qualifications:      

  • Bachelor’s degree in a GED related subject area and minimum of three years successful teaching experience; 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
  • 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: Monday-Friday; must be able to work one evening per week.

Location: Harvard Street Campus

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

Part-time 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
  • A basic ability to understand and communicate in Spanish is required.  Fluency is preferred

Schedule: 6pm– 9pm (Monday-Thursday)

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

Part-time ESL for Families instructor (morning)

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.

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
  • 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: 9:30am – 12:30pm (Monday-Thursday)

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 program and activities.