Coordinator of After School and Summer Enrichment Programs
Hope Partnership for Education Middle School
July 6, 2018
Commensurate with experience.
Full Time - Faculty
4 Year Degree
Hope Partnership for Education (HPE), an affordable independent middle school located in North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is currently seeking a Coordinator for its After School and Summer Enrichment Programs, full time, beginning in August 2018. The Coordinator organizes and implements extended day and summer enrichment programs and opportunities for students in grades 5 through 8 by:
Recruiting after school program instructors and developing a rotating schedule of classes for students that complement the school's academic programs and promote healthy social relationships;
Overseeing daily operation of the Enrichment program including making class assignments; ordering and distributing snacks in compliance with Federal nutrition program guidelines; communicating with instructors and insuring that they meet state background check requirements; managing administrative aspects of the programs;
Supervising small extended day staff;
Cultivating partnerships and acting as liaison between HPE and community partners to research and support student participation in summer school/camp options.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of a college degree, with coursework in education or child development preferred; at least one year of experience in an after school program or other programs that serve youth; the ability to supervise a small staff; strong organizational skills; and be a self-starter and creative thinker. Experience working with urban youth is highly desirable.
A cover letter is required along with resume.
Additional Salary Information: Full time positions include health and retirement benefits.
About Hope Partnership for Education Middle School
Located in North Philadelphia, Hope Partnership for Education (HPE) is an affordable independent middle school that makes private education a possibility for children and families who would otherwise not have access. Through its extended day/extended year program for boys and girls in grades 5-8, HPE seeks to maximize the academic, physical, social and spiritual potential of each student. HPE’s program is designed to help students become balanced, continuous learners who are academically and emotionally prepared for high school success.
During their time at HPE, middle schoolers experience multiple teaching methods and diverse learning opportunities, leaving with the following qualities:
~ A set of academic skills and habits of mind needed to have a positive high school experience and to be active participants in society.
~ A digital skill set that prepares students to responsibly and innovatively use technology to support personal goals.
~ An understanding of Hope Core Values that create the framework for reflection, problem-solving and deepened awareness of self and other.
~ An ongoing sense of belonging and commitment to the Hope community through our Graduate Support Program.
~ A personal propensity for continuous learning.