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

Bilingual Counselor (English/Spanish)

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 provide support for teachers individually as needed and in regular staff trainings.


  • 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-Friday; must be able to work a few evenings 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 Street Campus

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Executive Assistant

Enhances the Principal’s day-to-day effectiveness by organizing and maintaining efficient and smooth flowing routines and systems in a consistent manner, providing the necessary support to keep the Principal focused and on schedule as disruptions and conflicting demands arise through the day. Of particular relevance are those systems relating to: on- going review and updating of calendar/time management; coordination of meetings; monitoring high stakes correspondence; monitoring deadlines for submission of reports; submitting reports; flow and processing of pertinent information in a timely fashion; and fluid personal written and electronic communications. Implicit and essential to fulfilling job requirements will be the sufficiently mature acumen and judgment to know when to prioritize or postpone/deflect the demands posed by the diverse projects and multiple relationships that require the Principal’s attention, even when, as oftentimes occurs, demands are presented at the last moment, and more than one at a time.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Bilingual: Spanish/English (preferred)
  • Excellent personal and professional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • High level of organization and attention to detail – experience in the production/assembly of documents for publication, or for submission to official sources and foundations, i.e. proposals, reports, newsletters
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks, and take initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and execute tasks as needed
  • Ability to deal with a variety of people diplomatically and efficiently
  • Solid computer skills; experience with Microsoft Office 2013
  • At least three years of work experience

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

Location: Harvard Street 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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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: 8:15am-5pm (Monday-Friday)

Location: SG 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)

Paraeducator (Part-time)

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: Sonia Gutierrez Campus

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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.


  • 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: Sonia Gutierrez 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.