La Scuola International School

Afterschool & Summer Program Coordinator - San Francisco

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Active since 05-10-2017 Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Location San Francisco Level Professional
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 40 Salary DOE

Afterschool & Summer Program Coordinator

La Scuola is seeking an experienced Afterschool & Summer Program Coordinator to create, administer, and supervise innovative programs operating outside of the regular school day. This includes our daily afterschool program and also a summer camp program. A thorough understanding of La Scuola’s philosophy, culture, pedagogy, practice, and day-to-day life is essential. Applicants should be enthusiastic, child-oriented, and creative individuals with a desire to work in a bilingual environment, who enjoy being with students and foster their intellectual, academic, social, emotional, and physical development through the duties outlined below.

The Afterschool & Summer Program Coordinator reports to the Lower School Director.

Essential Duties:

Develop and implement the curriculum for Extended Care Program

  • Ensure the quality of the program on a day-to-day basis, and review program curriculum annually
  • Supervise and manage the schedule of the three EC classroom teachers
  • Participate as teachers to EC activities: reads to children; directs and participates in children’s games and other activities; assists children in meeting their physical needs and, in using learning materials and equipment; and, assists children in developing positive attitudes,habits, knowledge, and skills.
  • Serve as a liaison between the school and parents
  • Assist in preparation and distribution of snacks and meals

Create trimester-long Enrichment Programs that represent a range of student interests

  • Research mission-appropriate after school enrichment programs to introduce to the school community
  • Produce and communicate the program overview with each program description, schedule and price for the parent community
  • Evaluate program activities through surveys

Develop and implement the curriculum for Summer Program

  • Manage the day-to-day functions of camp life (e.g. prepare teachers and staff schedule, organize meals with the kitchen staff, order supplies and materials as needed)
  • Oversee teachers and staff and facilitate camp activities
  • Prepare instructional materials as required
  • Manage summer camp enrollment and budget
  • Develop marketing plans to recruit campers
  • Serve as a liaison between the school and parents

Afterschool and Summer Program Coordinator general duties

  • Substitute teacher on call during the morning in class
  • Use appropriate re-direction and positive guidance strategies when resolving issues
  • Maintain accurate and organized records such as attendance records and incident reports


  • A minimum of a BA, or Child Development Certificate
  • Previous experience working with children required

Required Skills:

  • Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English
  • Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in Italian preferred, but not required
  • Strong supervisory, organizational, technical, and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Technologically-savvy
  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to work collaboratively with a team
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving, creativity, multitasking skills
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality records
  • Operate a computer (MAC and PC) and related software including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs, inResonance, and email

Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Final candidate will need to pass Criminal Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance, Physical Exam and TB Test.

This is a full-time exempt position; this position will start in October.

Pay will be depend on qualifications and experience.

Medical, Dental, Vision and Commuter Benefits available. The school also offers life insurance, long term disability, warm lunch and fringe benefits, such as sick leave, PTO and paid holidays.

To be considered for the position, please apply with a letter of intent, a resume and a minimum of 3 references. Grazie!

Non-Discrimination Policy:
In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at La Scuola will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. La Scuola does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition, genetic characteristics, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including hiring, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, layoff, promotion, transfer and access to benefits and training.

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Industry / Industries Education / Training
Region United States
Keywords elementary, k8, extended care, teacher, school, IB, international baccalaureate

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Name Sally Peterson