PT Site Coordinator, Grandma’s Kids

Posted by Temple University on October 31, 2016

The Grandma’s Kids’ program is an after-school program that provides academic and socio-emotional services to children in 2 schools within the School District of Philadelphia. The schools are located in the 19121 and 19122 zip codes. The program specifically targets children from Kindergarten to the 5th grade who are being raised in kinship care, single parent homes, and/or low income households.

The goal of Grandma’s Kids program is to provide quality education programming for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade by providing academic support, promotion of healthy lifestyles, enhancement of students’ positive social behaviors and attitudes towards school. The program operates during the school year.

The primary responsibility of the part-time School Site Supervisor is to manage the day-to-day operations of two after-school Grandma’s Kids programs in order to ensure that Grandma’s Kids quality standards and guidelines are met and that the program is meeting all contract requirements. The site supervisor is responsible for recruiting and supervising the site assistants, parent liaisons and student volunteers in addition to coordinating effective implementation of daily program activities, completing weekly reports, and ensuring retention and regular attendance of enrolled students. The site supervisor will also interface with parents, and school personnel and will collaborate with Project Manager to coordinate extracurricular activities for students such as trips and events.

Required Education and Experience:
At least 60 college credit hours and one year of experience in afterschool programming and academic support. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to develop and maintain strong partnerships with principals, teachers, community providers and other supporting staff.
• Ability to create a safe and engaging environment for all students.
• Strong supervisory skills and ability to mentor site assistants and student volunteers.
• Strong team building and effective public speaking and communication skills.
• Proficiency in MS Office suite
• Ability to travel to school sites and perform required duties.
• Organizational skills and ability to plan and coordinate events.
• Ability to secure required clearances- FBI fingerprinting, PA Criminal Background check and Child abuse

Experience in public school system working with students from diverse backgrounds, including those from low-income communities.

Previous experience in overcoming academic and/or economic barriers.


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