Elementary School After-School Site Director

South Asian Youth Action (SAYA!)


SAYA! After School Program
129-15 150th Avenue
South Ozone Park, NY, 11420



Job Type:



Full Time



Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Number of Available Positions:


Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help, Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater), Community Service/Service Learning, Health/Nutrition, Leadership/Mentoring, Sports/Recreation/Fitness

Job Description:


Position Summary:

SAYA! is seeking a talented and passionate full-time Elementary school Site Director with knowledge of South Asian culture and language to fulfill a challenging and rewarding position!

The Site Director will develop and oversee the day-to-day operations(which includes managing 12-14 part-time staff) of an elementary after-school/summer program site housed in an elementary school in South Ozone Park, NY.

The Site Director representing SAYA! works closely with the principal, school administrative staff, teachers, custodians, and after-school site staff to develop, coordinate and implement after-school curricula and activities that complement the offerings of each student's regular school-day and enhances the skills, talents and potential of the students for a brighter future.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring the safety of all participating students
  • Recruiting, hiring, training and supervising
  • Working closely with school administration and
    teachers to recruit and enroll participants, ensuring maximum enrollment
  • Developing and coordinating a full schedule of
    activities that focus on quality
  • Managing daily operations and coordinating with
    the school's administration, teachers and custodial staff
  • Maintaining relationships with the school's
    parent coordinators and parents and finding ways to encourage their active
    participation in the program
  • Coordinating staff training where necessary
  • Maintaining all administrative records and
    filing required reports
  • Providing formal orientation for all youth
    participants and parents/guardians
  • Ensuring completion of the participant
    enrollment package, and obtaining emergency contacts for each participant
  • Submitting average daily attendance, rate of
    participations to DYCD and monitoring enrollment and attendance bi-weekly
  • Developing a network of community support
  • Attending school-based leadership team meetings,
    and participate in PTA meetings
  • Developing age and site appropriate curricula


How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Email: judy@saya.org
Fax: (718) 651-3480

To the Attention of:

Judy Goberdhan

Required Skills/Experience:


Core Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience working in relevant field
    (Elementary Education, Social Work, and/ or Youth Development)
  • Skills working with varied ethnic and cultural
    populations particularly South Asians;
  • Strong leadership, conflict resolution and
    diplomacy skills
  • Exemplary oral and written communication skills
  • Administrative and Supervisory Experience
  • Excellent organizational skills: attention todetail; ability to prioritize; ability to meet deadlines; ability to multi-task
  • A Bachelor's degree in education, social work, youth/child development, non-profit management, public administration or a
    related field; graduate degree preferred.

Immediate start.

SAYA! is an Equal Opportunity Employer.