Summary: The Director of Co-Curricular Programs is responsible for overseeing designing, and marketing all co- curricular programming at Shady Hill, including Afterschool Programs, Music Lessons, one day Fun Camps, and Summer Programs. Our goal is to provide relevant, consistently excellent programs that will support the mission of the Shady Hill School. This is a full time, 12-month position.
For over 100 years, Shady Hill has been a leader in progressive elementary education and our after school program is part of that tradition. The program allows children to explore their worlds and test their powers. In alignment with the mission o the school, we seek to develop independent, joyful, and curious learners who respect their own accomplishments and those of others. As a diverse school, we believe that a varied and inclusive community is an educational and moral imperative that empowers us all. Therefore, we especially welcome applications from candidates who will contribute to our multicultural community.
Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee all Co-Curricular Programming, including Afterschool Programs, Fun Camps, Music Lessons, and Summer Programs
Develop and schedule enrichment programming for students in grades pre-K – 8, exploring opportunities to incorporate STEAM into our programs
Hire, lead, train, develop, and support Co-Curricular staff
Plan and lead professional development events for Co-Curricular staff
Facilitate and oversee weekly meetings with Co-Curricular staff
Monitors Co-Curricular Programs with revenues in excess of $500,000
Maintain all records, as required by the school, professional associations, and state and local regulations
Monitor all Co-Curricular policies and procedures, ensuring they are aligned with those of the school
Serve as liaison between Co-Curricular Programs and the school community including faculty, staff, and parents
Communicate during regularly scheduled meetings with the Executive Director of Teacher Training and Director of Inclusion and Multicultural Practice.
Work closely with the Director of Communication, Director of Admission, Chief Financial Officer, and Student Billing Manager
Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Teacher Training and Head of School
Skills and Abilities:
Experience and understanding of pre-K-8 developmental needs and pedagogy
Demonstrated ability to identify and implement “best practices” for Co-Curricular Program Management
Demonstrated ability to embrace and share the school’s mission
Ability to think strategically and analytically
The candidate must possess strong organizational skills, ability to establish and manage multiple priorities, and ability to maintain accurate records
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent cultural competency and interpersonal skills, and the ability to develop positive, professional relationships with colleagues, students, and families
Punctuality and dependability
Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, G Suite, and web-based applications
Qualifications and Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field
Proven track record in management of educational programs
Experience with differentiated instruction for a multi-age group preferred
Additional Salary Information: Salary range is $75k to $85k
For ten decades, Shady Hill, a school of approximately 500 students (B-8) and seventy-five full- and part-time teachers, has been a leader in progressive elementary education. The year-long central subject study, which emphasizes strong content, the use of primary sources, acquisition of essential skills, and self-discovery, forms the core of our curriculum. The school’s program allows children ...to explore their worlds and test their powers. We seek to develop independent, joyful, and curious learners who respect their own accomplishments and those of others. This same philosophy guides our curriculum in mathematics, science, world languages, physical education, and the arts.
We strive to be a community whose values are strong and which is unafraid to engage students in important questions. As a diverse school, we believe that a varied and inclusive community is an educational and moral imperative that empowers us all. Therefore, we seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to working in a diverse community.