Available Positions

Job posting 8/14/2014

Special Events Fall Intern

This position reports directly to the Assistant Director of Special Events and is responsible for assisting with special events. This position ensures smooth and well-executed events and communications with attendees and participants.

This is a paid, part-time position that lasts from Sept 1, 2014 – Feb 1, 2015.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Special Events:

  • Assists with the design, implementation, and execution of special events to increase individual giving, expand the constituency base, and enhance the visibility of Martha’s Table.
  • Assists in the planning, budgeting, agenda development, implementation, and event follow-up for key constituency.
  • Coordinates the procurement of in-kind goods and services for events.
  • Provides adequate support and assistance to volunteers assisting in the execution of special events and manages volunteer special event committees.
  • Attends various special events, promotions, community events, and serves as a representative for Martha’s Table.
  • Liaise with outside organizations hosting events to raise funds for Martha’s Table.
  • Can assist with post-event evaluation.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in progress or earned from an accredited college/university.

Experience:

  • Have experience in planning and executing special events and fundraisers.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, as well as negotiate with various internal and external stakeholders.
  • Must have strong experience planning and executing multiple major events at the same time.

Special Training/Skills:

  • Excellent writing, presentation, networking, and communication skills, with the ability to influence and engage a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Must have strong understanding of the mission and goals of Martha’s Table.
  • Must have the ability to work and relate with diverse multi-racial groups.
  • Strong organizational skills, including time management and attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work both independently and act as a team player who will engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside the organization.
  • Ability to construct, articulate, and implement short- and long-term strategic plans.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications as well as web based services.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Turn on JavaScript! with “Special Events Fall Intern” in the subject line. Only complete applications will be reviewed.


Job posting 8/14/2014

Academic/Enrichment Assistant Group Leader (After School Program)

This position reports directly to the Education Group Leader and designated Group Leader, and as such under direction, is responsible for assisting in developing and implementing age and or grade specific after-school services including but not limited to writing and implementing daily/weekly lesson plans (with an emphasis on literacy development), develop and implement project based learning activities, documenting student progress in qualitative and quantitative formats, assuring a safe and structured classroom environment, parent meetings/engagement/communications and other services related to providing quality services to elementary and middle school students and their families. The Assistant Group Leader must perform all other duties as prescribed in the DCMR-29, NAEYC, and DC Standards of Learning.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Co-facilitating grade-level specific after-school instruction for a classroom of students.
  • Ability to support and engage students with individual needs and learning styles.
  • Ensuring the safety and structure for groups of school-age students.
  • Designing activities and workshops for groups of students that will engage them in “learning by doing.”
  • Communicating with parents and other stakeholders.
  • Building productive relationships with the student’s school as a method of ensuring academic progression and highlighting points where after-school activities can be partially informed by student progress and assignments.

Qualifications

Education:

  • A high school diploma (some college strongly preferred), plus at least one (1) year supervised experience working with children of legal school age and under the age of fifteen (15) years, in accredited school or camp, a licensed Child Development Center, or the equivalent

Special Training/Experience:

  • 1-2 years of after school academic and enrichment experience including workshop development and implementation
  • Ability to implement lesson plans and curriculum in a comprehensive manner
  • Ability to partner with families in support of a child's growth and development
  • Experience with Youth Development Outcomes and how they inform after school programming
  • Experience in literacy instruction (guided reading and center creation preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to stay informed about new developments in best practice and research relating to after school and out of school time learning
  • Experience in gathering qualitative and quantitative data that informs and shapes programming and reports student progress to various stake holders
  • Proficiency in multiple software applications including most Microsoft Office products
  • Commitment to Martha's Table's mission

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Turn on JavaScript! with “Assistant Group Leader” in the subject line. Only complete applications will be reviewed.


Job posting 6/24/2014

Bilingual Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher 2

Reporting to the Director of Early Childhood Program, the Bilingual Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher will provide the highest caliber of instruction to infants and toddlers in fluent English and Spanish. The Bilingual Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher will design, drive, and support enriching and engaging learning environments for their students in a highly collaborative, outcomes-driven environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Leadership of Classroom Instruction

  • Lead on the implementation of evidence-based, responsive, intentional, and developmentally appropriate curriculum, instruction, and teacher-child interactions using Martha’s Table’s continuum for language access
  • Provide instruction and activities for students in fluent English and fluent Spanish
  • Implement high-quality developmentally-appropriate curriculum and learning activities aligned to DC Early Learning Standards including but not limited to the Creative Curriculum
  • Implement education plans and other required documentation for children and the classroom, ensuring that all reports are accurate and complete
  • Create and maintain a classroom space that offers children an attractive, engaging environment for learning based on best practices
  • Manage and direct the activities of teacher’s assistants and other adults working with students in the classroom

Assessment, Data, and Individual Support

  • Support student mastery of developmental and learning standards by analyzing student data and working with colleagues to respond to the data with targeted teaching
  • Implementation of developmental screenings in English and Spanish on all children including but not limited to Ages and Stages
  • Refer students suspected of having a learning disability to the Director or Assistant Director
  • Implement IFSPs (Individual Family Service Plan) or IEPs (Individualized Education Plan) as needed and participate in the process of creating these documents
  • Provide ongoing observation and authentic assessment of individual children and maintain a comprehensive portfolio assessment for each child

Professional Learning

  • Attend and at times, plan and implement, targeted professional development sessions and trainings for teachers with a focus on infants and toddlers
  • Respond to regular, direct instructional coaching feedback and as well as feedback from rigorous, widely-accepted program evaluation tools
  • Meet with the Director or Assistant Director on a weekly basis to discuss the classroom, instruction, and the needs of individual students

Wrap-around Supports

  • Develop effective communication and partnership with families
  • Conduct a minimum of three parent conferences a year to discuss child development with parents and families
  • Collaborate with the Infant and Toddler Parent Specialist to promote individual students’ goals related to early communication and development, fine and gross motor skills, and the development of social and self-care skills
  • Guide and support students’ acquisition of social skills including eating meals with children and helping them develop self-help skills in both English and Spanish
  • Support and provide Continuum of Care to help children develop secure relationships
  • Be responsible for children’s safety at all times and in all settings
  • Complete all required reports involved in compliance and instruction
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in early childhood education or an early childhood related field with an identified area of specialization

Experience:

  • 2-3 years of early childhood program experience
  • Infant and toddler education focus preferred
  • Knowledge of OSSE and NAEYC compliance requirements
  • Knowledge of DC Early Learning Standards
  • Teaching experience in multicultural environments serving vulnerable or underserved populations
  • Proficiency in multiple software applications including most Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills (oral and written)
  • Able to partner with families in support of a child’s growth and development

Special Training/Skills:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish fluency
  • Bilingual credential preferred
  • Full fluency in English and Spanish (spoken and written)

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and desired salary to Turn on JavaScript! with “Early Childhood Academic Specialist” in the subject line. Only complete applications will be reviewed.


Job posting 6/24/2014

Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher 2

Reporting to the Director of Early Childhood, the Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher 2 will provide the highest caliber of instruction to infants and toddlers. The Lead Teacher will design, drive, and support enriching and engaging learning environments for their students in a highly collaborative, outcomes-driven environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Leadership of Classroom Instruction

  • Lead on the implementation of evidence-based, responsive, intentional, and developmentally appropriate curriculum, instruction, and teacher-child interactions
  • Implement high-quality developmentally-appropriate curriculum and learning activities aligned to DC Early Learning Standards including but not limited to the Creative Curriculum
  • Implement education plans and other required documentation for children and the classroom, ensuring that all reports are accurate and complete
  • Create and maintain a classroom space that offers children an attractive, engaging environment for learning based on best practices
  • Manage and direct the activities of teacher’s assistants and other adults working with students in the classroom

Assessment, Data, and Individual Support

  • Support student mastery of developmental and learning standards by analyzing student data and working with colleagues to respond to the data with targeted teaching
  • Implementation of developmental screenings on all children including but not limited to Ages and Stages
  • Refer students suspected of having a learning disability to the Director or Assistant Director
  • Implement IFSPs (Individual Family Service Plan) or IEPs (Individualized Education Plan) as needed and participate in the process of creating these documents
  • Provide ongoing observation and authentic assessment of individual children and maintain a comprehensive portfolio assessment for each child

Professional Learning

  • Attend and at times, plan and implement, targeted professional development sessions and trainings for teachers with a focus on infants and toddlers
  • Respond to regular, direct instructional coaching feedback and as well as feedback from rigorous, widely-accepted program evaluation tools
  • Meet with the Director or Assistant Director on a weekly basis to discuss the classroom, instruction, and the needs of individual students

Wrap-around Supports

  • Develop effective communication and partnership with families
  • Conduct a minimum of three parent conferences a year to discuss child development with parents and families
  • Collaborate with the Infant and Toddler Parent Specialist to promote individual students’ goals related to early communication and development, fine and gross motor skills, and the development of social and self-care skills
  • Guide and support students’ acquisition of social skills including eating meals with children and helping them develop self-help skills
  • Support and provide Continuum of Care to help children develop secure relationships
  • Be responsible for children’s safety at all times and in all settings
  • Complete all required reports involved in compliance and instruction
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in early childhood education or an early childhood related field with an identified area of specialization

Experience:

  • 2-3 years of early childhood program experience preferred
  • Infant and toddler focus preferred
  • Knowledge of OSSE and NAEYC compliance requirements
  • Knowledge of DC Early Learning Standards
  • Teaching experience in multicultural environments serving vulnerable or underserved populations
  • Proficiency in multiple software applications including most Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills (oral and written)
  • Able to partner with families in support of a child’s growth and development
  • Commitment to Martha’s Table’s mission

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and desired salary to Turn on JavaScript! with “Early Childhood Academic Specialist” in the subject line. Only complete applications will be reviewed.