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After-School Instructor – P.S. 343 (Part-Time)

Reporting directly to the Program Director and Assistant Director, the After-School Instructor is primarily responsible for delivering activities, including tailoring the curriculum for different levels of instruction and developing lesson plans. This position will be a part of our Youth and Family Services offered at Sunnyside Community Services.


  • Ensure the safety of all program participants, including daily attendance tracking.
  • Maintain all Covid-19 protocols and practices including social distancing, frequent sanitation, handwashing, and mask wearing.
  • Develop age-appropriate curriculum maps and lesson plans using project-based learning to be submitted in a timely manner for their assigned grade.
  • Tailor the curriculum for each level of instruction to match student needs.
  • Develop end-of-semester projects that will be displayed in the Showcase/Expo that include STEM, Community Circle, Health and Nutrition, Art, Literacy, Movement, and Leadership.
  • Develop a student-led club choice using SEL principles and creativity.
  • Prepare materials and examples in advance for student understanding during activities.
  • Provide program support during high-risk times like arrival, snacks, and dismissal.
  • Work with assigned team members to collectively create a safe learning space for all assigned participants.
  • Ensure that room and activity areas are cleaned and organized.
  • Motivate and maintain active involvement of program participants.
  • Meet regularly with supervisor and other staff members to share best practices and address challenges.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of program space and ensure program supplies are well organized and in good condition.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Must be 18 years old or older.
  • High school diploma.
  • Teaching experience with a minimum of two years of experience in an after-school environment.
  • Minimum one year experience in lesson planning and execution.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • CPR/First Aid certification preferred.
  • Ability to wear a mask during work hours, regardless of vaccination status.
  • Flexibility to work remotely.

After-school staff are expected to be committed to the position until June 30, 2023. Instructors will be required to work during Holiday Camps.

Hours: 3 – 6 pm , Monday through Friday; potential for evening and weekend classes.

Location: Sunnyside Beacon at PS 343 – The Children’s Lab School

Please Note: If hired, Sunnyside Community Services requires all employees to provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.

How to Apply
Email a cover letter and resume to Ralitsa Vos at at Please put “After-School Instructor 2022” in the email subject line.

About Sunnyside Community Services
Sunnyside Community Services (SCS) is a multi-service, community-based organization providing a broad range of services to approximately 16,000 people of each year. Our services include pre-kindergarten and after-school programs; college prep and career programs for teens and young adults; supports for immigrants; a vibrant senior center, dedicated home care services, support and assistance for family caregivers, and social adult day program for people with cognitive and physical impairments.

Sunnyside Community Services’ strength lies in our ability to work with people at every stage in their lives and in their own communities. We pride ourselves on an approach that is comprehensive, caring and community based.  

Sunnyside Community Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


Sunnyside Community Services

Post date: 

August 3, 2022

Sunnyside Community Center

We enrich lives and strengthen communities through services and engagement for individuals at all ages, beginning with those most in need.