various positions, Common Place afterschool program

Posted by Educators on July 14, 2014

The Common Place (TCP) is an out-of-school time program for (K-8) students in the Southwest Philadelphia community. The program provides expanded art-based learning opportunities for children in a safe supervised environment. We strive to give participants the necessary fundamental skills to be successful in elementary/middle school.

Educators 4 Education (E4E) is looking to hire passionate and experienced individuals for the TCP after-school program to be held at the Common Place (1939 South 58th Street)   All positions will begin in fall 2014 (1) Program Coordinate, (1) Program Liaison, and (5) Support Staff. All candidates should have a minimum of 2 years experience working with youth in an urban education setting.

Description of duties is as follows:

Program Coordinator: The Program Coordinator will work Monday through Friday 2:00 to 6:30 pm. and is responsible for coordinating and implementing program objectives and will ensure program goals are met. The Program Coordinator will meet programmatic reporting requirements and other related administrative duties. Related work experience. Effective communication and organizational skills, conflict resolution abilities, and ability to coordinate with community resources are a plus. Bachelor’s degree in a related field required.

Program Liaison: The Program Liaison will work Monday through Friday 2:30 to 6:30 pm. This person must be well organized, outgoing, and possess the ability to manage an urban based after-school program for youth K through 8th grades. Duties consist of supporting the day-to-day operation of the after-school program including: scheduling, educational enrichment, activity planning, safety, and discipline. Serve as a visionary, mentor, and programmatic leader for staff, teens, and children. Build connections and maintain communication with the children’s families and local schools. Work closely with the after-school team to continuously improve department efforts. Bachelor’s degree in a related field required.

Support Staff: Work Monday through Friday, 2 to 6 pm, to provide daily instruction of up to approximately 15 children requiring assistance in homework help, reading, and math. Support Staff are also responsible for the coordination of paperwork, including pre-and post-student assessments. Must be able to create and implement classroom instruction according to student’s level of ability. Support Staff must also be able to effectively deal with challenging behaviors and utilize available supports including program directors and coordinator to address issues that may arise that will prevent students from obtaining maximum benefit from the program. Support Staff must attend scheduled team meetings in order to discuss any issues, report on student progress, and focus on student retention rate. Teachers must maintain a satisfactory level on quarterly performance evaluations. High school diploma or equivalent required.

The employer for this program is Educators 4 Education for which you will be a contracted employee once hired. As an E4E contracted employee, you will be required to attend a mandatory orientation. Preference is given to candidates who live or work in the Southwest Philadelphia community. If you are interested in any of the positions listed above, please submit a letter of interest and resume to


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