Oct 09, 2019

After School Program - Site Director

  • Apollo After School
  • Jersey City, NJ, USA
Full-time Education Executive Leadership

Job Description

Starting Date: August 27, 2018 - June 21, 2019

Time: Monday - Friday - 2:45pm - 6:00pm

Apollo After School offers after-school care and enrichment clubs at local schools. We are looking for outgoing, personable and reliable site directors for our school-based programs in the area. We are seeking dedicated, enthusiastic, patient and caring individuals who are flexible, responsible, and can work equally well with both adults and children.

Coordinator's responsibilities:
  • Supervise all aspects of a school-based after-school program
  • Ensure safety and security of children enrolled
  • Manage daily operations and coordinate with the school's administration, teachers, and custodial staff
  • Organize program logistics, such as schedules, lesson plan collection, snack and space, supply requests, and other programmatic needs
  • Build relationships with the school principal and administrative team to facilitate overall positive after-school culture
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders (participants, parents, school staff and administration)
  • Ensure that the program operates in compliance with all NJ Office of Licensing and DCF
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date attendance data and meet deadlines for data entry into database
  • Manage Program Staff and promote their professional growth and development
  • Assist in training, and coaching of program staff
  • Conduct classroom observations; assess and evaluate staff on a consistent basis and address concerns as they arise
  • Maintain accurate records for all staff, incident and accident reports, and other required documentation
  • Review lesson plans weekly
  • Ensure program content supports goals and outcomes
  • Provide a high-quality learning environment and manage activities that extend the school day;
  • Effectively attract and retain students through enthusiasm, teaching skill and patience;
  • Communicate and collaborate with students' families to share individual strengths, successes and challenges;
  • Follow designated schedule and curriculum, maintain routine for students;
  • Gather, review, and use program data for program improvement
Expectations include:
  • Ability to command respect and cooperation of an elementary classroom;
  • Confidence to run a classroom alone;
  • A team player who can collaborate with peers;
  • Ability to assess and solve problems associated with elementary aged children;
  • Ability to create and maintain a fun, caring, and responsive educational environment
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree / Minimum of two years working with school-age youth, ages 4-12 in a school/after-school setting
  • First Aid/CPR certified (we train)
  • Must take part in 30 hours of paid professional development
  • A current physical exam and TB test are required.
  • All site-based staff must be fingerprinted and background checked
Compensation: $18 - 20 DOE

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