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We are seeking a motivated, energetic and creative individual to lead and oversee a comprehensive, pre-K to 5th grade afterschool program in its founding year. Our programs are dedicated to supporting the social and emotional learning of participants by providing choice-based activities that empower student voices, and delivery methods that develop compassion, understanding and kindness. The After School Program Director (PD) will be responsible for supervising and managing program staff serving approximately 150 children onsite in a NYC public school facility, every day that schools are in session. In addition to overseeing all aspects of program operations, the PD will develop and maintain relationships with essential stakeholders, including: school administration, faculty and staff; inspectors from NYS DOH and other city and state agencies; parents and families, and - most importantly - children. This position is a great opportunity for a dynamic, self-starter to get in on the ground floor of a rapidly expanding nonprofit organization with high professional growth potential.


Responsibilities

  • Supervise and manage a diverse program staff of varying levels of experience and skill
  • Oversee all aspects of onsite operations of the afterschool program
  • Develop and maintain relationships with important stakeholders
  • Promote program within school community to increase enrollment
  • Communicate regularly with families, school administrators and IF leadership
  • Ensure program safety and compliance with all SACC regulations, DOE regulations and IF policies
  • Provide professional development opportunities for staff
  • Perform quality assessment and foster continual improvement
  • Develop innovative programming that is responsive to the individual needs of participants
  • Treat all people with compassion and kindness


Skills and Requirements

  • Three years of experience working with children in an educational or child care setting
  • One year of experience in an administrative, management and/or leadership position
  • BA or BS diploma, preferably in education or related field
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven organizational, time management and leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to deliver and receive constructive feedback
  • Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and G-Suite
  • Knowledge of budgets and expense management
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to maintain composure in high pressure situations, and continue treating all people with compassion and kindness

We are seeking a motivated, energetic and creative individual to lead and oversee a comprehensive, pre-K to 5th grade afterschool program in its founding year. Our programs are dedicated to supporting the social and emotional learning of…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 2, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    July 31, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

$60,000 - $65,000

Benefits

Competitive benefits package, including: Health, Dental, Vision, Disability, Employee discounts, FSA, HSA, Life insurance, Paid time off, Parental leave, Professional development assistance, Referral program, Retirement plan

Competitive benefits package, including: Health, Dental, Vision, Disability, Employee discounts, FSA, HSA, Life insurance, Paid time off, Parental leave, Professional development…

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

How to Apply

Please email your resume and a cover letter/writing sample describing your experience working with children, your career goals, and what excites you about this position.

Please email your resume and a cover letter/writing sample describing your experience working with children, your career goals, and what excites you about this position.

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