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Before/After School Program Leader

Teaching: Transitional Kindergarten up to 6th Grade

Job Type: Part-Time

Job Summary:

Blue Ribbon Academy is looking for a qualified Before/After Program Leader. At Blue Ribbon Academy, it is our goal to encourage a love of learning in children by thoughtfully designing and implementing developmentally appropriate, child-led activities that encourage children to ask questions, to ponder, to experiment, to dissect and to explore their world on a daily basis. We utilize constructivist theory and best practices from progressive curriculums like Piaget, Reggio Emilia, and Montessori, to inform our curriculum development and to guide our practice.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Interact with our students daily, take attendance and manage sign-outs everyday

  • Develop STEAM based lesson plans for enrichment activities they will lead

  • Provide academic support by working with students through homework help or supplemental learning activities

  • Demonstrate leadership and a commitment to educating and empowering youth to reach their full potential

  • Have the ability to work with a group of 15 or more students (including Transitioning kindergarten students) 

  • Have basic knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice, age-appropriate classroom and behavior management skills

  • Be responsible, energetic, and creative individuals

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Solid after-school programming skills gathered from 1+ years of relevant experience

  • Ability to oversee and support elementary students (Transitioning Kindergarten Included) and provide constant line-of-sight supervision

  • Ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff

  • Strong, clear written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated professional attitude, approach, and commitment to integrity

  • Proven ability to solve problems, make decisions, and resolve conflicts

  • Ability to create STEAM based enrichment curriculum and lesson plans

  • Bilingual Preferred (Spanish and English; Chinese/English)

Desired Qualification:

  • Completion of college degree (Early Childhood Education preferred)

  • 12 core units of Early Childhood Education (preferred)

  • Availability to work set school programming hours, typically 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) or and 12:00PM-6:30 PM (Tuesday and Thursday)

  • Earlier availability for occasional meetings or professional development

  • Experience working with elementary students (Including Transitioning Kindergarten Students)

  • Experience working in after-school programs or youth recreational facilities

  • Energetic, motivated, outgoing personalities strongly desired

  • Experience in marketing events to students with creativity and clarity

  • TB Test, CPR Certificate (Adult / Pediatrics / First-Aid), Live Scan clearance required prior hiring

Benefits and Beyond:

  • A family-friendly work environment with flexible work hours

  • Extensive opportunities for career mobility/advancement as our schools continue to grow and expand to new areas

  • Highly collaborative and innovative teams

  • Paid vacation days, family leave days, and sick time

  • Paid holidays

  • Direct Deposit

If you are interested in working with us, Please include: 
1. A detailed resume describing experience and data-supported accomplishments

2. Transcript of ECE units (preferred)
3. A cover letter or a writing sample showcasing written communication skills and demonstrating your alignment with the Blue Ribbon Academy mission and competencies

Please indicate if you are able to work for the Morning Hours:

6:30 AM - 8:30 AM (Monday- Friday)


Send these documents in form of an email to:

If you want to apply in person, please bring the same documents to our education center.


We look forward to meeting you!  

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