Elementary Program K-8 After School Program Manager, Project HOME
The K-8 Program Manager oversees the after school program and a summer program for students in Grades K-8. The Manager supervises the continued development, implementation, and evaluation of all programs geared towards raising the literacy and technology skills of students. The manager develops and controls an operating budget. Manager contributes to all required reporting. Manager is responsible for nurturing a positive environment that includes effective communication with staff, parents, partners, volunteers and other members of the community.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
· Supervise Lead Teachers and Teacher Assistants
o Review weekly lesson plans
o Review Project Based Learning lessons and ensure lessons and documentation meet PHMC requirements
o Develop and implement staff training plan to meet PHMC contract and DHS licensing requirements
o Ensure staff and student files are up to date and meet DHS and PHMS requirements
o Coordinate student assessments with Teachers and ensure completion.
o Support Director to ensure that DHS Licensing requirements and PHMC contract obligations are met, including documentation and reports.
o Plan, organize and supervise enrichment activities and trips
o Supervise preparation, set-up and clean-up of after school meal
· Support the Director of Technology and Instructional Supports to assess and implement curriculum improvements and integrate new technology. Maintain updated software lists and passwords, assist with ordering equipment, software and software renewals.
· Support Director of K-12 Programs to increase parent engagement by helping to plan and organize parent events, meeting and special activities
· Support recruitment activities, including presentations at schools and other venues, ongoing communication with parents and enrollment assistance
· Develop K-8 operating budget and manage program within budget
· Assume responsibilities of Lead Teacher for a K-8 classroom 4pm-6pm each day
o Plan and implement daily lesson plans
o Plan and implement at least four Project Based Learning (PBL) lessons during the year
o Participate in required staff training
· Be available for occasional weekend or evening activities.
· BA/BS in Education or related degree and three years instructional or curriculum development experience
· Experience with at-risk students in an urban environment;
· Minimum 2-3 years supervisory experience, teaching, and curriculum design, program development and assessment, program and budget management
· Excellent organization, planning, verbal, written and interpersonal skills
· Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
· Valid Driver’s License
· Completion of all required clearances
· M.A. degree preferred
· Early Childhood Education degree preferred
· Knowledge and understanding trauma informed care
Project HOME is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position requires criminal background (child abuse, PA, FBI), drug screening clearances.
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