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Extended Day Program Position

Lansdowne Friends School seeks part-time staff persons for its Extended Day Program (EDP) for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year. Staff is needed Monday through Friday for morning care from 6:45-8:45 am and/or afternoon care from 3:00-6:00 pm. Scheduling can be flexible. The job offers competitive pay commensurate with experience.
We are looking for a motivated, resourceful, responsible, reliable, professional and creative individual who enjoys working with children. Good communication skills are essential. First aid training and/or babysitting certification preferred but not required.
Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate.

Core Responsibilities include:

  • Multitasking with the primary focus of ensuring children’s safety
  • Being vigilant at all times of the children’s whereabouts and surroundings
  • Working with other staff members
  • Developing and coordinating Extended Day programming
  • Creating a safe and welcoming space for students and families
  • Good communication skills with all constituencies, including parents
  • Providing quality childcare during school parent/teacher conferences (two days per year)

Lansdowne Friends School is a small, diverse independent elementary day school serving students from ages 3 years old through sixth grade located just outside of Philadelphia in the Borough of Lansdowne, Pennsylvania. Lansdowne Friends School nurtures young minds, bodies, and spirits by offering a responsive and challenging program grounded in Quaker values.

Lansdowne Friends School is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.
Background checks required:

  • Department of Human Service Child Abuse History Clearance
  • Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal Records Check
  • Federal Criminal History Record Information

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and three references to:
Andrea Danks, Director of Extended Day Programming: