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. The Instructor will teach students in grades K–5.
This position will be a part of our Youth and Family Services offered at Sunnyside Community Services, which includes a pre-kindergarten program, after-school programs for elementary and middle school students, high school job readiness, career readiness, and enrichment programming, and Adult and Immigrant Services.
- Supervise a group of K–5th grade students along with the Group Leader and provide for the safety and wellbeing of participants.
- Plan, develop and implement age-appropriate activities, lesson plans, events, and projects relevant to program themes that include presentations and visuals for participants in the areas of art, literacy, dance, STEM, SEL, and physical fitness, both onsite and in-person.
- Submit lesson plans and presentations in a timely manner and meet necessary deadlines.
- Assist with homework help and track completion of participant assignments.
- Maintain accurate program documentation (attendance, homework completion, sign-in/out forms, behavior reports, incident reports, health checks, and cleaning logs as appropriate).
- Meet regularly with supervisor and other staff members to share best practices and address challenges.
- Attend essential workshops and mandated trainings.
- Adhere to all Department of Health, Department of Education, DYCD, and SCS expectations and regulations.
- Maintain the cleanliness of program space in accordance with CDC guidelines and ensure program supplies are well organized and in good condition.
- Must be 18 years old or older.
- High school diploma required; some college of relevant degree preferred.
- Relevant experience working with youth – facilitating lessons for a group, lesson planning, and group management (training available).
- Excellent organizational and communication skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
- After-school staff are expected to be committed to the position until the end of the school year. They are welcome to reapply for a summer camp position.
Compensation: $19.00 – $20.00 per hour
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 2 – 5:45 pm plus 13 preselected holidays (8 am – 6 pm)
Dates: September 11, 2023 – June 30, 2024
Location: P.S. 150Q in Sunnyside, Queens
How to Apply
Email a cover letter and resume to Lizzette Mejia-Gil, Program Director at email@example.com. Please indicate “After-school Instructor” in the email subject line.
All positions at Sunnyside Community Services are filled without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.
Sunnyside Community Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.