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LaAmistad

Site Director

– Atlanta, Georgia
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Site Director  (Part Time)

LaAmistad Site Directors are the key primary staff member responsible for supporting  afterschool program locations for the organization.  Site Directors are primarily responsible for instructing students in an after-school, classroom setting using volunteers as tutors.

Responsibilities

Teach children literacy and math skills, assist them with developing interpersonal skills or help them improve their overall academic performance.  This may include assisting students with completing assigned homework.

Work with leadership staff to develop an appropriate curriculum and plan educational activities that are consistent with the mission of the program

Evaluate curriculum according to the needs and interests of the students, parents and organizational priorities and adjust if necessary

Effectively attract and retain students through enthusiasm, teaching skill and patience

Manage evaluation and assessment procedures specified by leadership staff

Track the progress of the location and individual students and provide regular reports to parents, schools and LaAmistad

Responsible for the recruitment, placement and support of volunteers

Ensure safety and security for children enrolled

Schedule and deliver parent conferences

Meet with parents, church groups, community groups and schools representatives to discuss the program and its benefits

Seek feedback on how the organization can better serve the students

Manage other program staff and promote the professional growth and development of staff

 Qualifications

B.S. degree in early childhood education or related field required with state certifications

Minimum of one year working with school-age youth, ages 5-11 

 First Aid/CPR training 

Ability to command respect and cooperation in an elementary classroom

Confidence to run a classroom alone

Ability to build relationships with volunteers, families and staff and create a dynamic environment for students to learn and thrive

Desired Skills and Attributes 

Fluency in Spanish and English (writing, listening, and speaking) Optional

  Accountability 

The Site Director is hired by Executive Director on the recommendation of the Associate Director. The Site Director reports directly to the Afterschool Director who is responsible for his or her performance evaluations. 

 Compensation

The specific amount is based on qualifications. This position works part-time through the months of September through May with a range of  6-10 hours per week, 2 afternoons per week on location. This position also requires occasional night and weekends.

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  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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