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Rafael Hernández After School Program Coordinator

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Rafael Hernández K-8 School (After School Program)


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Published 21 days ago

Start Date

August 12, 2019

Application Deadline

June 7, 2019

Salary

$28,000 - $30,000
Boston Public School Employee


The Program Coordinator will work in collaboration with other members of the Boston Public School Rafael Hernández community to assure high quality programming for approximately 150 students in the Rafael Hernández After School Program (HASP) with a focus on logistics and program development.  Operating from 3:10 to 6:30pm five days a week, the program offers students opportunities for academic support, extracurricular activities and social/emotional support in a safe and engaging setting.  The Coordinator will report to the Director.  This position entails leading the development of a Social Justice focused/Literacy K-8 curriculum and supporting Group Leaders in the delivery of the curriculum, leading the volunteer recruitment and management efforts in partnership with the AmeriCorps members, working with the Board, Director and AmeriCorps VISTA on the Fund Development plan as well as acting as a sub Group Leader and program support during program hours.  This position with supervise up to 3 full time AmeriCorps/Commonwealth Corps members.


Responsibilities:

  • Focuses on building internal curriculum and maintaining partnerships with external partners
  • Provide reinforcement/aid to Group Leaders in their delivery of curriculum
  • Strengthen our volunteer recruitment with our Commonwealth Corps member through the improvement of our current systems
  • Lead partnership observations schedule as well as participate in APT observations citywide
  • Support the work of the Fund Development Plan specifically through grant writing, sponsorships and individual donor outreach
  • Act as an administrator as needed to the overall day to day programming, including following emergency protocols and supporting behavior management interventions as they arise
  • Managing discipline and accident report maintenance, family communication and data entry
  • Support staff in the Restorative Justice and Conferencing work during program hours
  • Monitor compliance with safety and other regulations
  • Work as a HASP Group Leader substitute as needed
  • Collaborate with Principal and staff to maintain continuity between school and HASP program.  
  • Support the HASP staff with all Events


Qualifications:

  • Experience in both direct care and leadership in after-school and/or summer programs for youth between ages of 4 and 14
  • Demonstrated competency working with families of different socio-economic and cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to self-manage and supervise others
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Fundraising experience
  • Previous management experience
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Fluent in both Spanish and English preferred but not required


The Program Coordinator will work in collaboration with other members of the Boston Public School Rafael Hernández community to assure high quality programming for approximately 150 students in the Rafael Hernández After School…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Managerial

Benefits

Healthcare; Retirement Savings as a City of Boston Employee

August-June schedule, flexible reduced hours schedule for July/part of August;  35-40 hours a week during the school year

M-F 10:45am-6:45pm, follows BPS school year calendar

Healthcare; Retirement Savings as a City of Boston Employee

August-June schedule, flexible reduced hours schedule for July/part of August;  35-40 hours a week during the school…

Level of Language Proficiency

English and Spanish preferred but not required.

English and Spanish preferred but not required.

How To Apply

Send a cover letter as to why you are interested in this work and two references to director@friendsofthehernandez.org.

Send a cover letter as to why you are interested in this work and two references to director@friendsofthehernandez.org.

Location

61 School Street Roxbury, MA, Boston, MA 02119
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