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12 Jan 2022

Instructional Support Student and Teacher Support (Paternity Leave Coverage): 3 Month Position (Mid January-April 2022)

Community Roots Charter School

Job Description

About Community Roots:

Community Roots Charter School is a rigorous learning community where learning is embedded in meaningful real world contexts; where children are deliberately taught to see the connections between school and the world. CRCS students will meet or exceed the Common Core standards and be prepared to excel in the 21st century by being taught to be independent thinkers and to work productively within a diverse group of learners. At CRCS students will learn to combine curiosity with appropriate application, which will lead to deep understanding and the confidence to take on challenges to become who they want to be.


Currently, Community Roots has 475 students in grades K-8. Our first 8th grade class graduated in June 2015. Please visit our website for more information about our school:


Community Roots is hiring:

We are currently looking for an Academic Operations Associate who will work to be both innovative and inspiring in the pursuit of meeting the needs of all students in grades K-5.  This position will report to the Elementary School Director of Operations.


Community Roots Charter School seeks individuals who:

  • Believe in and are capable of high levels of collaboration and communication
  • Believe that communicating and building relationships with children’s families is essential
  • See themselves as active learners committed to ongoing professional development
  • Believe that all children have the right to an exceptional education
  • Understand that children learn in different ways
  • Are committed to ensure academic, emotional and social growth in every child
  • Are capable of building a safe, nurturing, supportive and high achieving school culture
  • Believe that working and educating children in a diverse environment is essential
  • Enjoy their work


Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or higher
  • Flexibility to work outside of job description parameters, when needed
  • Experience working with diverse teams and individuals 
  • Belief in CRCS mission and philosophy
  • Strong belief in and ability to collaborate
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and problem solve independently


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience within a school environment
  • Bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin or Cantonese
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (in English)
  • Proficiency in Google Suite, MAC


Main responsibilities will include:

  • Supervise  students during non-instructional periods, such as breakfast, lunch, and recess 
  • Support teachers in classrooms  
  • Work with students on a one on one basis as needed 
  • Assist in supervising morning arrival and afternoon dismissal of students 
  • Receive deliveries and distribute materials to classrooms as needed
  • Support all functions of the main office of the school
  • Distribute materials to classrooms as needed


Salary and Benefits:

Community Roots offers a competitive benefits package. Salary commensurate with experience.


How to apply:

Please email resume to with the subject line: Student/Teacher Support Paternity Leave Coverage.

How to Apply

How to apply: Please email resume to with the subject line: Student/Teacher Support Paternity Leave Coverage.

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Temporary. Job Types: Instructional Support.