After-School Program Manager

Palisade High School

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PHS After-School Program Manager

The After-School Program Manager is responsible for structuring and managing the academic programming and educational enrichment activities at an individual Riverside Educational Center after-school site. Areas of accountability include tutoring, enrichment, case management, parent engagement, and community events. After-School Program Managers create a nurturing and inclusive environment, ensuring that students, staff, and volunteers are productively working together towards academic achievement as well as social and emotional development. REC is a vibrant, fast-paced nonprofit organization that makes a true difference in the lives of local students.

REC operates 15 after-school sites at individual schools. Each site is directed by an After-School Program Manager, with support from one lead staff person and 8-10 trained, compensated tutors. Most sites enroll approximately 50-70 students with an average daily attendance of 45 students.

This is a full-time leadership position. Outside of daily after-school programming, the After-School Program Managers work as a team and also with other Program Managers to create and craft best practices to enhance REC’s offerings, as well as coordinate with individual school staff to ensure that the needs of students are being effectively met.

Physical demands associated with tutoring and enrichment activities may include: sitting, standing, walking, alternative sitting or standing at will, lifting or carrying up to 25lbs, pushing/pulling, stooping, crouching, kneeling, crawling, and or climbing.



Program Implementation (15 hrs/wk)

● Provide a safe and nurturing environment for students and staff.

● Implement a structured academic/enrichment environment utilizing a guiding rubric to ensure high quality.

● Execute and oversee a Positive Behavior Support system.

● Provide individual support for students based on input from all stakeholders: students, parents, teachers, and staff.

● Carry out an effective and safe student check-in/check-out process.

● Guide and direct staff and volunteers during programming.

● Build relationships and maintain communication with school staff including teachers, custodians, principals, secretary, etc.

● Attend school events and staff meetings as necessary.

● Coordinate with REC BOTVIN/IRAPT managers to supplement Social/Emotional Learning (SEL) lessons for students.

Academic Planning (10hrs/wk)

● Communicate regularly with classroom teachers for student-specific input and academic guidance.

● Ensure individual student folders are updated weekly with individual lesson plans for students.

● Review students' grades and missing assignments.

● Coordinate the purchase of academic supplies

Family Engagement (6hrs/wk)

● Communicate regularly with parents through newsletters, phone calls, and text messages.

● Solicit input from parents/guardians on the individual, holistic needs of students.

● Follow up with families regarding student needs and achievements.

● Plan and carry out family engagement events.

● Ensure students and families are regularly informed about upcoming events, activities, etc.

● Coordinate and provide referrals for additional family support/resources as needed.

Enrichment Planning (4hrs/wk)

● Plan and schedule on-site and off-site enrichment activities that align with desired outcomes, with support from REC’s enrichment coordinator.

● Ability to work occasional Saturdays and other non-school days for outdoor programming and field trips.

● Coordinate the purchase of enrichment supplies 

Staff/Admin Management (5hrs/wk)

● Ensure adequate staff/volunteer coverage and structure for an effective tutoring environment.

● Provide additional site specific staff training

● Ensure all staff sign-in/sign-out daily.

● Oversee site budget, and expense management.

● Review all staff time cards weekly and approve before submitting for payroll.

● Facilitate regular individual after-school site staff meetings with an agenda and minutes.

● Attend Managers’ meetings regularly and be available during designated work hours.

● Gather and submit weekly student data to Operations (registration, attendance, snack attendance etc.)

● Complete training hours as required.

● Evaluate site staff on a regular basis and work to develop and implement improvement plans as needed.

● Participate in staff training covering academic best practices, including teaching and tutoring techniques.


● Bachelor’s Degree
● Proficiency in or capacity to learn Google Suite
● Experience working with at-risk youth beneficial
● Strong leadership and organizational skills
● Open to feedback and coachable
● Ability to interact with people of all ages and cultural backgrounds
● Ability to work independently and as part of a team
● Strong ability to multitask
● Capable of being flexible when needed
● Effective oral and written communication skills
● Bilingual skills beneficial, but not mandatory

Detalles de la posición

Position Details
● Full-time (40 hours per week)
● Hourly compensation rate based on qualifications and experience
Hourly pay ranges is $19 - $22
● Benefits:
--$500/month stipend which can be applied to healthcare (Stipend is included in paycheck and use is at
employees’ discretion)
--$25/month Phone Stipend
– Group Insurance (optional)
– Aflac (optional)
● Vacation/PTO:
Accrued PTO
Ten (10) paid holidays
One week (5 days) scheduled PTO in December
One week (5 days) scheduled PTO in July

● Traditional programming follows D51 school calendar, additional summer programming in June.
● Ability to work occasional Saturdays and other non-school days for outdoor programming and field trips.
● In-office work hours required: minimum 10/wk
● Program Onsite work hours required: minimum 15/wk
● Flexible offsite hours: up to 15/wk