Foote’s After School Program (ASP) is an essential element of our school’s program. Serving children in grades K-9, the program includes significant outdoor and indoor play, opportunities to participate in projects, and study time for older students. The coordinator, working with the Director, is responsible for overseeing the program.
We seek a nurturing, adaptable person who understands the developmental and cognitive needs of children and who can work collaboratively in a creative, cooperative environment.
We are deeply committed to diversity and an inclusive curriculum and community. We actively encourage applications from candidates with broad and diverse backgrounds and from individuals of all races, nationalities and beliefs. We seek candidates who have a clear interest in being part of a community that seeks to challenge prejudice and is committed to diversity and inclusion.
Assist ASP Director in managing the operations of the program
In director’s absence, supervise after school teachers and ensure smooth operation of program
Work directly with children and provide coverage for teachers when needed
Ensure that all safety protocols are being followed. Monitor and report health and safety hazards
Communicate with parents about their children as well as about policies and procedures
Promote the concepts of teamwork, fair play and sportsmanship
Communicate regularly with ASP Director regarding program, children and parents
Work closely with the Business Office keeping accurate daily billing and attendance
Communicate with classroom teachers, advisors, and Division Heads regarding any concerns and/or behavioral issues occurring during after-school hours
Perform special projects as assigned by ASP Director
Provide front desk coverage during afternoon hours
Bachelor’s degree required
Experience working with children in grades K-9
Experience working in a team; supervisory experience preferred
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with a professional and empathetic approach
Detail-oriented and able to work collaboratively
High energy and enthusiastic
Experience using FileMaker a plus
After School Program Hours: Monday to Friday: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Vacation Program Hours: 14 days during school vacations from 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
A coeducational school for students in Kindergarten - Grade 9 that reflects its motto, "Gladly will I learn and gladly teach" throughout its strong and varied curriculum. Seventeen-acre campus near downtown New Haven and Yale University.