Job description

Location: Varies across five (5) boroughs

Pay rate $25-$30/per hour

Seeking a highly qualified educational administration professional to help bridge the opportunity gap among students in high-need communities by extending the school day and year with wholesome, skill-building activities designed to improve New York City children’s academic performance, health and wellness, attitude towards school, self-confidence, character and values, and opportunity for lifelong employment.

The Assistant After-School Program Director will assist in the overall administration of the After-School Program including but not limited to: curriculum development, training, implementation of enrichment activities, theme-based projects, scheduling of activities, daily supervision of staff, record keeping and reporting, communicating with parents and organizing special events.

Essential Job Functions include:

  • Manages staff
  • Directly responsible for overall supervision of tutors and academic component of after-school program
  • Prepares alternative activities to implement during homework session that complement the academic session
  • Provides a seamless day that aligns homework sessions with day school standards of learning
  • Encourages and leads projects that foster academic, cultural and artistic growth
  • Provides coverage for teachers when needed
  • Selects age appropriate educational material for after-school program
  • Promotes the concepts of teamwork, fair play and sportsmanship inclusive of ultimate responsibility for the behavior of youth at the site and on trips
  • Communicate program’s challenges, progress and success with the Director, will perform projects assigned at the discretion of the Director
  • Interacts With: After School Program Director, Parents, Students

What you need to have

Skills
  • Able to work late afternoons and/or evenings. After-School hours can span from 2:50pm-6:50pm, with most programs running from 3pm-6pm
  • Candidates with certifications and credentials in respective skill-based activity are highly preferred
  • Candidates who are qualified to lead instruction in more than one activity are preferred
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in Academics, Sports or Arts programs
Prior experience & qualifications
  • High school diploma
  • Minimum of two years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required
  • Must pass pre-employment background investigation including but not limited to employment history and criminal background check
  • Have prior experience successfully teaching and instructing youth in Academics, Sports or Arts

Disclaimer: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

Languages
This opportunity requires fluency in English