Director of Extended Day

Washington Episcopal School
Bethesda, MD United States

Washington Episcopal School (WES) seeks a Director of Extended Day and Classroom Support person.  This is a full-time salaried exempt position with benefits, with a work schedule of 10 am – 6pm.

Extended Day is offered for grades PK3 – Grade 8 after school Monday through Thursday from 3:30 to 6:00 and Friday from 2:30 – 6:00. The mission of the program is to provide a joyful and engaging environment for students as they spend time outside on the playground, enjoy snacks, activities, and games and work on assignments in a safe, enriching extended day experience for students at WES.

When not directing Extended Day, the successful candidate will be supporting teachers in classrooms and with duties outside of the classroom.


  • Develop and manage the Extended Day program
  • Plan and prepare daily activities and opportunities that encourage joy, curiosity, and exploration
  • Facilitate study halls, provide academic support, and reinforce time management and study skills
  • Manage and maintain Extended Day data management software (CampBrain)
  • Provide effective communication with parents, both in person and digitally
  • Manage a team of assistants and coordinate their hours
  • Assist as a substitute teacher and with recess, lunch and other duties as needed
  • Manage a program budget; order supplies and snack food as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Successful experience working with children in various ages
  • Be a kind and caring adult in the students’ lives
  • A high level of energy and initiative along with a positive disposition
  • Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

Washington Episcopal School (WES) is an independent, co-educational school for students from Pre-Kindergarten 3 through Grade 8.  Washington Episcopal School inspires academic and personal excellence within a joyful learning environment to develop students who are kind, confident, and prepared citizens of the world.

WES is committed to a diverse and inclusive community and seeks applications for this position from candidates who will contribute to an environment in which all are valued and supported.

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