May 11, 2020

After-School Program Coordinator

  • TrulyHired
  • Austin, TX, USA
Part-time Administrative

Job Description

Mission & Vision

Valor Public Schools creates the highest quality K-12 tuition-free charter schools, educating the whole person for authentic freedom and a full human life. We will be launching our first school in Austin, TX in August of 2018. Valor's educational vision is grounded in the classical tradition, which identifies wisdom and virtue as the ultimate goals of education. We believe that every student has a desire for knowledge and a capacity for excellence. In all facets of school life, we inspire students to seek what is true, good, and beautiful, cultivating their natural sense of wonder. Valor also draws upon the best of contemporary educational practices that complement its classical vision.

Valor students read and discuss the Great Books, take advanced math and science courses (STEM), study Latin, engage in community service, explore the fine arts, and have the opportunity to participate in extracurricular clubs and competitive athletics. In the classroom, an emphasis is placed on Socratic, inquiry-based teaching approaches. In addition to rigorous academics, Valor is committed to building a transformative school culture filled with joy, respect, and deep engagement. Valor's teachers and school leaders inspire students to pursue excellence in all areas of their lives and reach their fullest potential.

What We Stand For
  • Wisdom and Virtue
  • Truth, Goodness, and Beauty
  • Human Dignity
  • Wonder and Inquiry
  • Friendship and Community
  • Attentiveness and Presence
  • Honest, Open Communication
  • Continuous Learning and Growth
Valor Hiring Profile
  • Mission & vision alignment
  • Subject matter expertise
  • Strength of character
  • Love of learning
  • Commitment to professional growth
  • Humility & receptivity to coaching
  • Practical wisdom
  • Aptitude/fit for working with students
  • Classroom leadership capacity
  • Commitment to collaboration and team unity
  • Strong work ethic and an enthusiastic, positive attitude
Position Description

The After-School Program Coordinator is responsible for leading Valor's After-School Progam at the new North Austin campus. Key responsibilities include:
  • Planning effective program activities that reflect Valor's educational vision
  • Establishing program culture that reflects the culture of the school as a whole
  • Maintaining high expectations for student behavior
  • Generating a strong pool of after-school teacher candidates
  • Hiring hourly after-school teachers/assistants in collaboration with supervisor
  • Developing pipelines for hiring after-school teachers through local colleges, universities, and other organizations
  • Managing the program's budget (including payroll and operating expenses) effectively and responsibly
  • Cultivating strong, positive relationships with parents
The Coordinator will report to the Assistant Head of School. This position will be part time, in the range of 1/2 time to 3/4 time. Projected hours for the Coordinator are 3pm to 6:15 pm M-F with additional planning and preparation hours from office and/or home.

Start Date: May/June 2020

  • Position Type: Part-time
Job Category: Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
Contact Information
  • Steve Gordon
  • 1144 Airport Blvd #260
  • Austin, Texas 78702

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