After School Program Coordinator

Project Gametime LLC

Location:

NYC Elementary School
TBA
Brooklyn, NY, 11215

Borough:

Brooklyn

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Full Time

Length:

Permanent

Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Number of Available Positions:

1

Public Transportation:

Bus, Train

Minimum Education:

High School Diploma, (BA Preferred) or equivalent experience

Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help, Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater), Sports/Recreation/Fitness

Job Description:

Job Description
Reports to : After School Director (Manager)
 
Here’s where you come in:
In the role of a Project Gametime After School Coordinator, you are directly responsible for providing supervision and a safe social and emotional space to youth in partnering organizations
 
Specifically you will:
  • Plan, organize, promote and provide leadership to the PGT After School program
  • Hire, schedule, train coaches and mentors staff during program hours.
  • Maintains all state and local regulations and ratios.
  • Executes administrative duties including, but not limited to payroll, reviews, staff meetings, branch meetings, brochure material preparation, program registration, incident reports etc.
  • In conjunction with the supervisor, develops program budgets.
  • Ensure accurate record keeping (ie:  billing, medical cards, attendance, rosters)
  • Ensure adequate and appropriate program supplies are on-hand.
  • Communicates effectively with staff, program participants, families and volunteers.
  • Coordinates program registrations and special events.
  • Ensure positive discipline practices are being used within all areas of the programs.
  • On a daily basis actively engage with the day-to-day operations of the programs.
  • Coordinate and monitor bus transportation to ensure all children are transported to and from program and schools following DOE bus procedures. (if applicable)
  • Maintain current CPR and First Aid certification.
If you're a good fit for this position, you already know most of what this job entails. However, to be sure we're providing a complete picture, here are some details:
  • You will be successful if you possess strong stage presence, public speaking skills and active listening skills
  • Love kids and have a sense of humor 
  • The strongest candidate will have the demonstrated ability to maintain professional relationships with external clients and represent the organization’s brand in a professional manner
 

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Email: gametimebookings@gmail.com

To the Attention of:

Jeaneen

Required Skills/Experience:

Required Skills & Experience
  • High School Diploma, (BA Preferred) or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 4 years experience working in an After School setting leading activities and developing lesson plans.
  • Monitor purchases and inventory of all program related expenses; prepare and monitor program budgets, payroll and other management tasks.
  • Maintain registration, attendance, surveys and questionnaires, and comply with School Age Child Care (SACC), Department of Education (DOE), Department of Health and Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD) requirements.
  • Ensure input of data in all databases (DYCD) and others, and submit report in a timelmanner. 
  • Strong content knowledge of engaging recreational and artistic activities for youth.
  • Thorough knowledge of classroom management, behavior management, and positive youth development principles.
  • Interest in providing quality hands-on theme based projects, and recreation experiences to youth in grades K-12 
  • Experience preparing program participants for sharing, culminating events, and exhibits.
  • Experience working with youth from diverse backgrounds in school and community center settings.
  • Strong professionalism with the ability to take on multiple responsibilities, be flexible, and possess a positive team-oriented attitude.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong understanding of the after school program model with the ability to enforce program expectations and department policies.
  • Passionate about providing quality artistic and recreational experiences to youth of all ages.
  • Must be able to work five days a week Monday-Friday from 2:00pm to 6:00pm, and on select holidays from 8:00am-6:00pm.
  • Co-teach with other specialist in the classroom and lead groups if necessary
  • Find/Create opportunities for students to learn and build upon their skills and interests.
  • Maintain records of all participants and activities including attendance sheets and progress within the activity.
Compensation & Benefits:
This is an Independent Contractor Position. Compensation DOE
 
Please include:
  • A cover letter describing your interest in Project Gametime and how your experience has prepared you for this role. Email to: gametimebookings@gmail.com 
  • Resume.
  • If we think you’re the right fit, we’ll request your references; there’s no need to include them at the outset.
Other things you need to know:
You must have outstanding communication skills-in addition to maintaining an open line of communication, you'll demonstrate excellent communication skills, including good phone and email etiquette and the ability to facilitate small and large group presentations.
 
Requires flexibility to readily adapt to a changing environment.