After School Program - Site Director

Apollo After School - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)2.9

Part-time$18 - $20 an hour

Starting Date: August 27, 2018 - June 18, 2019

Time: Monday - Friday - 2:25pm - 6:00pm

Guaranteed one additional hour a day of administrative work.

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 IL 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

Minimum of two years working with school-age youth, ages 4-12 in a school/after-school setting
First Aid/CPR certified
Must take part in 30 hours of paid professional development
All site-based staff must be fingerprinted and background checked

Compensation: $18 - 20 DOE