After-School Cluster Coordinator for Non-Profit Organization

Job Type

Part Time


Details: $19/hr 30 hrs/week




755 8th Street Northwest
District of Columbia
United States



Who We Are:

Kid Power inspires youth leadership by promoting academic achievement, physical and emotional wellness, and positive civic engagement in under-served communities throughout the District of Columbia. We use a holistic, whole child approach to help DC youth transform their lives and their communities.

Your Responsibilities:

The Cluster Coordinator is responsible for managing program staff, youth, and family issues and ensures the smooth delivery of daily program at 3 after-school sites. You will manage a team of 8-11 after-school teachers and additional support staff and implement Kid Power's mission through engaging, youth-led enrichment activities. You will also be in charge of day-to-day program operations, filling in (as-needed) in classrooms, and work with school administrators, families, and students.



  • Up to 30 hours per week, which includes:
  • Program Operations Monday – Friday 3:00pm to 6:00/6:15 pm (depending on sites), 15-16 hours per week
  • Mandatory Weekly Team Meeting (Friday) at 12:30pm at the Program Office, 1-2 hours per week
  • Mandatory Bi-Weekly Meeting with Senior Staff, 1-2 hours per week
  • Admin work (creation and maintenance of class rosters, curriculum/supply compilation, ensures completion of staff admin work), 10-13 hours



Program Staff Supervision

  • Assists in the hiring and termination of all staff
  • Supervises program staff (After School Teachers, Assistant Teachers, Site Associates)
  • Communicates with senior staff regarding implementation issues
  • With assistance from Program Director, Assistant Program Director, and Program Manager, lead trainings and manages weekly program staff meetings.
  • Ensures staff complete weekly tasks (weekly reports, weekly newsletters, progress reports, communication with teachers, goal tracking, evaluations, etc.)
  • Models classroom management and program implementation on site and gives continual constructive feedback to program staff

Program and Curriculum Implementation

  • Actively and enthusiastically participates in all enrichment classes, acting as a substitute teacher when needed
  • Helps compile curriculum and necessary materials for each program staff member/site each week
  • Monitors implementation of curriculum on site
  • Practices, institutionalizes, and professionalizes the language of Advancing Youth Development

Youth Issues

  • Provides for the safety and well-being of all youth participants
  • Ensures that each student sets and tracks individual academic and behavioral goals
  • Creates and implements classroom and individual incentive program and other behavioral management systems at each site
  • Reports all major behavioral issues to Assistant Program Director
  • Adheres to Kid Power behavior management system and implements consequences accordingly
  • Immediately reports any child abuse or neglect issues to the attention of the Assistant Program Director or the Program Director

Administrative Duties

  • Creates and maintains classroom rosters for each classroom/site
  • Updates and monitors school & classroom attendance daily
  • Creates and maintains registration documents for each classroom/site
  • Files suspension and incident reports, as needed
  • Ensures the completion of Site Reports weekly by After School Teachers
  • Ensures completion of all youth evaluations throughout the semester

External Partners

  • Communicates daily with DCPS coordinator about student issues, homework, classroom cleanliness, meal provision, and attendance
  • Maintains professional relationship with all program partners on site and communicates with Kid Power senior staff whenever any issues arise
  • In coordination with the Program Director, explores and manages new program partnerships to improve program quality and efficiency
  • Ensures After School teachers are completing phone and in-person communication with 100% of parents in program weekly
  • Schedules and attends meetings with parents/guardians when needed regarding youth issues, as needed


Development and Special Events

  • Attendance at occasional special events (vegetable sales, parent nights, fundraisers). These events will all be paid at the hourly rate.
  • Occasional assistance on development tasks. 


Start date August, 2018


Non-commute travel reimbursement

Level of Language Proficiency

English required

Spanish a plus

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to Shana Townes by emailing

Kid Power is an equal opportunity employer. Kid Power's policy is to provide equal opportunity at all times without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, family responsibility, physical or mental disability, medication, or status as a veteran.