Afterschool Elementary Program Leader

Job Type

Part Time


Details: $16.00 an hour



Start Date



510 16th Street
United States


TITLE: Program Leader

DEPARTMENT: Elementary Program

CLASSIFICATION: Part Time 26 Hours/week

Mandatory Availability: Daily Afterschool Monday-Friday 1:00-6:30pm, Fridays 10am-12pm

REPORTS TO: Program Coordinator


SALARY: $16.00 + Fringe Benefits


· Plan, modify and deliver daily literacy and enrichment lessons to meet program goals for up to 20 students.

· Create a safe, respectful youth development based learning environment.

· Review weekly lesson plans with the Program Site Coordinator prior to delivery.

· Deliver creative and engaging projects to enhance students’ learning.

· Deliver lesson plans that are culturally relevant for a diverse population of students.

· Implement lessons aligned with the Common Core State Standards, Youth Development and Trauma Informed practices.

· Organize classroom to facilitate independence, leadership and self-control in students.

· Participate in mandatory weekly staff development, consultation, training, and team meetings.

· Participate in quarterly evening or weekend events with participants and their families.

· Work closely with Program Site Coordinator and school staff to track participants’ progress.

· With support, use data to inform academic instruction, literacy activities and small group instruction

· Support adult and teen volunteers.

· Work as a team member with Program Site Coordinator, Program Manager, and other Program Instructors.

· Communicate regularly with families, teachers, and volunteers.

· Maintain organization of classroom and communal supplies and paperwork.

· Effectively utilize prep time to prepare for activities and classroom observations.

· Perform other duties as assigned.


* A desire to support students in improving their skills and interest in literacy and academic enrichment subjects.

* Experience working and/or volunteering with elementary-age students.

* Experience with diverse families and communities.

* A desire to work in gender responsive programs

* Commitment of at least through the 2018-19 school year (August 1, 2018 – May 31, 2019).

* Effective verbal and written communication skills necessary to work with children, teachers,

and volunteers.

* Ability to spark curiosity, creativity, and confidence in students.

* Ability to manage up to 20 students in a safe, respectful environment.

* Open to gaining new knowledge and skills.

* Basic computer skills

* Ability to bend, lift, and move up to 20 lbs.

* Employment is contingent upon showing proof of 48 college units or passing the Instructors Aide test.

* Department of Justice clearance based on fingerprinting submission

* Proof of TB test within the last four years


Employer pays part of standard medical plan and provides vacation, sick, and holiday pay prorated to employees FTE.

OTHER BENEFITS AVAILABLE: Dental, Voluntary Life, Vision, and Long-term disability available at the employee’s expense and the ability to participate in the 403(B) and Flexible Savings Account.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

High School

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