The Salvation Army

  • Program Director

    Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
    Job ID
    Youth Work
    Compensation Min
    USD $47,500.00/Yr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $50,700.00/Yr.
    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. 


    • Assist in orientation and training of instructors/tutors, high school mentors/tutors and volunteers.
    • Prepare reports for government contracts.
    • Develop and maintain relationship with Principals and other key school staff.
    • Assist in recruitment and selection of staff (make sure proposed staff meet regulations of DOH).
    • Arrange educational, cultural and social activities for students. Make sure get participation of all staff.  Teamwork is important.
    • Review all lesson plans prepared by all enrichment instructors. Make sure age appropriate.
    • Assist in recruitment of children. Contact parents when students are absent 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.
    • Coordinate daily Town Hall Meetings.
    • Teach and discipline the students.
    • Must get the participation of students in the development and implementation of activities.
    • Accompany students on trips.
    • Make sure attendance is entered on-line daily.
    • Organize and facilitate pick-up of children from school.
    • Meet with them weekly and when needed. Maintain and collect time sheets.  Collect & review report cards.  Evaluate their performance.
    • Know state requirements. Make sure Corps meets City and State Requirements.
    • Make sure program meets the requirements of government contracts and foundations/corporations.
    • Prepare payroll for staff and high school staff.


    • Must have BA/BS degree in child development, elementary education, physical education, recreation and or two years direct experience working with children under the age of 18 years, including at least one year in a supervisory capacity.
    • Must have experience in lesson planning, curriculum development and implementation of structured programming for students in elementary and middle school; and preferably teaching credentials and teaching experience.


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed