The Salvation Army

  • After School Program Director

    Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
    Job ID
    2018-4530
    Category
    Youth Work
    Compensation Min
    USD $38,000.00/Yr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $42,900.00/Yr.
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Program Director will work with the Site Coordinator in managing the program in adherence to the New York State School-Age Child Care regulations, as well as government contracts.   He/she will monitor and support his/her staff and implement student curriculum activities.  Familiarity with the student population served is essential. 

    Responsibilities

    • Assist in orientation and training of instructors/tutors, high school mentors/tutors and volunteers.
    • Manage elementary school program.
    • Prepare reports for government contracts.
    • Assist in recruitment and selection of staff (make sure proposed staff meet regulations of DOH).
    • Arrange educational, cultural and social activities for students and ensure participation of all staff in order to encourage team work.
    • Review all lesson plans prepared by all enrichment instructors to ensure age appropriates.
    • Assist in recruitment of children and contact parents when students are absent for at least three days.
    • Develop and maintain relationship with principal(s) and teachers of participating school(s). Be aware of and reinforce public school curriculum.
    • Create & maintain student folders; Evaluate progress of students monthly, by collecting report cards, progress reports, selective homework assignments, etc. This will include monthly meetings with the Principal(s) and/or teachers concerning each student’s progress.
    • Teach and discipline the students while encouraging participation of students in the development and implementation of activities.
    • Accompany students on trips.
    • Co-ordinate daily Town Hall Meetings.
    • Make sure attendance is entered on-line daily.
    • Organize and facilitate pick-up of children from school.
    • Maintain and collect time sheets..
    • Ensure that the Corps meets city, state and government contracts requirements.
    • Prepare reports for government contracts

    Qualifications

    • BA/BS Degree
    • Two years direct experience working with children under the age of 18 years
    • One year in a supervisory capacity.

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