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Part-Time Program Leader
After School All Stars • Washington, DC
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After-School All-Stars Washington, DC
Part-Time Program Leader
After-School All-Stars (ASAS) is one of the leading national after-school program providers in the country. Our comprehensive school-based programs combine activities and learning to help build the knowledge and skills children need to succeed, both in school and in life.
For the 2017-2018 school year, we are looking for Program Leaders for our after-school programs in Washington, DC. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a great personality, passionate about serving youth in an educational setting, with the ability to mentor elementary and middle school students. The Program Leader’s mission is to ensure that youth have a positive and fun after-school experience. Program Leaders are crucial to a successful after-school program. Ideally, the Program Leader would have expertise in a subject area that they could lead a course in and engage youth in a meaningful experience.
Position: Program Leader
Reports to: Site Coordinator
Chavez Prep, 770 Kenyon St NW, Washington, DC 20010
Hart Middle School, 601 Mississippi Ave SE, Washington, DC 20032
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Somerset, 3301 Wheeler Rd SE, Washington, DC 20032
Stuart Hobson Middle School, 410 E St NE, Washington, DC 20002
Two Rivers Public Charter School, 1227 4th St NE, Washington, DC 20002
Work Hours: This is a part time position. Two to five days a week from 3:00-6:00pm. Additionally, there will be quarterly all day paid trainings for curriculum/professional development.
Compensation: $14-18/hour depending on experience
The part-time Program Leader, under the direction of the Site Coordinator, is responsible for the daily implementation of the After-School All-Stars program model:
● Supervise students at all times
● Arrive at work on-time and prepared
● Follow the ASAS code of student conduct when disciplining students
● Create quality lesson plans to ensure student engagement, safe learning environments; and provide a structure designed to incorporate the end-of session culminating event
● Plan one field trip per 8 week session
● Attend professional development activities and weekly site meetings
● Assist in acquiring and coordinating program equipment, materials, facilities, nutrition, and transportation needs on site
● Collaborate with Site Coordinator and fellow Program Leaders to establish and maintain high quality program
● Support student recruitment and promotion of the program
● Create and maintain an inviting, safe and orderly environment including ensuring cleanliness of classrooms, auditorium, and other areas where the program is held
● Maintain professional and positive relationships with school staff, partners, students and parents
● Maintain accurate attendance data and reports
● Submit required data on time and accurately
How to apply:
1.) Submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]
2.) Please put "Program Leader, DC,” and your last name in the subject heading.
3.) Your cover letter should be submitted in PDF format, and answer the following questions:
1. What is your understanding of youth development?
2. What led you to the field of youth development?
3. Describe your teaching style.
4. What are some of your strengths and in what areas do you wish to receive more development?
5. Why After-School All-Stars?
To learn more about ASAS, please visit our website:
Experience and Education
The successful candidate will have a year or more of non-profit or related youth development program experience. The individual will have a familiarity with and passion for working with low income youth.
● Some undergraduate study is required; coursework in education, social or human services, child development, or related field is desirable
● Individuals who have experience in the following areas: Math, English, Business, Music, Dance, Cooking, Gardening, and Computer Literacy are highly desired
● One or more years’ experience working in an after school, day camp, or community youth outreach setting, primarily of the middle school age is preferred
● Experience creating lesson plans or multi-week curriculum preferred
● Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with school district staff, program staff, parents, and community leaders
● Ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate sensitivity to others as well as respond to critical incidents and act swiftly in an emergency
● Familiarity and experience with diverse populations and cultural competencies are strongly desired
● Excellent organizational skills
● Must clear DCPS administered FBI background check, which includes passing a TB examination.