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.

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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. As a nationally recognized leader in the field of adult education and workforce development our mission is to serve the adult immigrant communities of the District of Columbia. Our adult education model exemplifies excellence in academics and strength in community partnerships while fostering 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 School Principal serves as educational leader of the campus and, in line with the mission of the school, is responsible for implementing, managing and accessing the policies, regulations, and procedures to ensure that all students are learning and meeting their goals. The School Principal 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. Importantly, the School Principal is responsible for maintaining and promoting high standards for all school programs and services, along with promoting a systematic culture of continuous improvement.

The Sonia Gutierrez School Principal will lead and ensure:

  • Excellence in teaching and learning, setting high standards for all school community members (students, faculty and staff).
  • High rates of enrollment, attendance and persistence.
  • Career Training and GED students complete their program of study, pass industry certification exams/GED exam, enter into employment and/or advance in the field, and/or enter into post-secondary education.
  • Students make measurable progress towards English fluency and towards meeting their self-identified goals.
  • Strategic relationships are built and sustained with stakeholders such as community and employer partners to support student achievement.
  • A safe and compassionate learning environment.

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, under-served 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

Please submit a complete application to cmerrick@jobplex.com.

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

 

Evening School Coordinator

The Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School has an opening for a full-time Evening School Coordinator. S/he serves as Assistant Evening School Coordinator under the general supervision of the Principal and in coordination with the Assistant Principal assigned as Evening School Coordinator.   S/he 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.
  • 2-5 years of experience as an ESL  instructor preferred
  • 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: 1:30pm– 9:00pm (Monday-Thursday) and 8:30am-4:00pm (Friday)

Location: Harvard Street Campus

Please email resumes and cover letters to mpleshaw@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 a 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:  8:00am-4:30pm (Monday-Friday)

Location: Harvard Street Campus

Please email resumes to sjaskunas@carlosrosario.org.

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

 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)

Part-time Computer Assisted Language Lab (CALL) Instructor

Carlos Rosario Public Charter School has an opening for a part-time evening Computer Assisted Language Lab (CALL) Instructor. The 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. S/he teaches ESL students technology skills while integrating ESL and CALL objectives, co-plans with ESL teachers to create a cohesive lesson plan that integrates English learning in a technology environment, and prepares students to be safe and effective online.

 Qualifications:

  • Individual must have a BA degree (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Three (3) years’ experience as ESL or CALL instructor
  • Must be able to clearly explain basic technology skills to English language learners
  • Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010
  • Demonstrate ability to work as a team player and to function effectively under pressure
  • Ability to fluently speak a foreign language is a plus

Schedule: 6:00pm– 9:00pm (Monday-Thursday)

If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter to sjaskunas@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
  • Experience in ESL and Adult Education preferred
  • Demonstrate knowledge and competence in both ESL and Adult Education
  • Experience with low-level English
  • Fluent in English and at least one other language of the school community, preferably in Spanish.
  • Technology skills required: MS Word and email proficient

Schedule: 5:30pm-9:00pm (Monday-Thursday)
Location: Sonia Gutierrez Campus

Please email resumes and cover letters to sjaskunas@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 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), 1:00pm-4:00pm (Monday-Friday) and/or 6:00pm– 9:00pm (Monday-Thursday)

Location: Sonia Gutierrez Campus/Harvard Street 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 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.