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After School Director

Company: Aspire Public Schools
Location: Huntington Park
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

About Aspire:Aspire Public Schools operates 40 high-performing, college-preparatory public charter schools serving 16,000 students in underserved communities across California and in Memphis, Tennessee. Founded in 1998, Aspire is one of the nation's largest open-enrollment public charter school systems serving predominantly low-income students, and delivering a rigorous College for Certain education to students in grades K-12.Our promise at Aspire Public Schools is that every child receives a high-quality education to prepare them for success in college, career and life. Every day, our community of students, parents, teachers and staff come together to learn and grow so that every child's aspirations are within reach.The Opportunity:Behind every successful student is a passionate and dedicated team.Together, we will change the odds for underserved students, ensuring that every student is prepared to earn a college degree.The After School Director oversees the ongoing planning and operations of a high-quality education program for students and upholds the mission and values of Aspire Public Schools. This includes training and managing a team of after school educators to meet the academic, social-emotional, behavioral, and physical needs of all students. This is a part-time position, approximately 25-30 hours a week.What You Will Do:

  • Works closely with Principal and leadership team at the school site to create an after school program that aligns with the vision and goals of the overall school site.
  • Creates an environment of high expectations for learning, student behavior and staff professionalism
  • Fosters a program culture of high expectations that includes college preparation for all students
  • Collaborates with Aspire team members to share best practices and improve own and others'
  • instructional skills, including actively participating in professional development, training and coaching opportunities
  • Communicates regularly with parents/families to engage them in the after school program to help support student success
  • Directly oversees the after school program, including student schedule and staff schedule
  • Hires, evaluates and coaches after school program staff
  • Opens and closes program on a daily basis
  • Tracks student information and maintains accurate student records, including attendance, in accordance with Aspire procedures
  • Records teacher and staff hours and processes timesheets and other personnel documents in accordance with Aspire procedures
  • Tracks after school program students' academic performance to ensure continual progress
  • Supports classroom systems/procedures and helps manage student behavior to ensure all students are safe and fully engaged in learning
  • Demonstrates knowledge of, and support, Aspire Public Schools mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behaviorWhat You Will Bring:
    • Strong organizational and administrative skills, including ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple responsibilities and deadlines.
    • Proficiency in use of computer technology and the internet, including MS Word and Excel.
    • Demonstrated ability to work well as part of a team and to facilitate teamwork to complete complex projects.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to collaborate with a variety of colleagues and stakeholders including parents, teachers and community partners.
    • Ability and willingness to implement Aspire Instructional Guidelines and Best Practices
    • Ability and willingness to reflect and improve own performance
    • Knowledge of child and/or youth development concepts and different learning styles; demonstrated enthusiasm for working with young people.
    • Associate's degree or successful completion of 48 units of college credit required
    • Bachelors' and/or Masters' preferred
    • 1+ year as a teacher, teacher intern, or teaching assistant preferred
    • Management experience in a nonprofit, school, or service business preferredCompensation:Aspire offers its employees a competitive salary and benefits, including paid time off, 100% core health benefits coverage, life insurance/long-term disability, participation in a CA or TN state retirement plan, tuition reimbursement plan, and adoption assistance program.Aspire Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. Aspire promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

Keywords: Aspire Public Schools, Huntington Park , After School Director, Executive , Huntington Park, California

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