About Education Works

EducationWorks is a nonprofit organization that provides academic support, career readiness, and enrichment programming throughout Greater Philadelphia. In the engage vertical, EducationWorks provides academic support, career readiness and enrichment programming throughout Greater Philadelphia. By focusing on topics like literacy, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM), and social emotional learning, we are equipping approximately 12,000 students annually with the tools needed to be successful in school and life. In the re-engage vertical, we focus on experiential, on-the-job training, shadowing and career exploration. EducationWorks creates Opportunities for Learning and Skills for Life.

Job Description

The K-8 OST Site Coordinator is responsible for the overall management and implementation of a summer camp program, supervision of staff, and coordination with school site personnel. Works with OST program staff, Curriculum and PD Coach and teachers to implement the academic elements of the program. This staff member reports to a Learning and Impact Manager. This is a full-time position, paying $37,000 annually, with health and retirement benefits. Multiple positions available.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan age-appropriate after-school activities or camp experience that meets the needs of the enrolled children and their families, and complies with funder guidelines
  • Develop a schedule for each group and ensure that the schedule includes all required elements and flows smoothly
  • Oversee implementation of the project-based learning programs and all other aspects of the program
  • Work closely with the OST Programs staff and other staff to plan for sub-contractors, special events, and trips
  • Develop and implement a plan to involve families in the program, with assistance from the OST Programs staff
  • Separate children into groups by age, keeping ratio compliant with DHS regulations
  • Participate in a planning process for EW summer programs
  • Publicize the program to students and their parents/guardians and facilitate the enrollment process
  • Coordinate the completion of all enrollment documents in a thorough and timely fashion
  • Work with school staff on the use of space and ensure that program space is attractive and orderly
  • Coordinate with the other programs in the school (e.g., extended day or summer school) to maximize opportunities for families and children
  • Serve as the point person at the site on a daily basis during program hours: 1) interacting with the DHS monitor during visits, 2) interacting with parents, 3) interacting with the principal, building engineer, teachers and counselors
  • Ensure that the program complies with the EW Policies and Procedures, DHS regulations, and best practices as articulated by Keystone Stars
  • Attend required trainings and meetings
  • Coordinate food service
  • Supervise Group Leaders and other staff working in the program
  • Set schedule for the program staff
  • Ensure completion and accuracy of timesheets
  • Complete performance evaluations for AmeriCorps members
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and one year experience with children; or
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and two years of experience working with children; or
  • An associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and three years of experience working with children; or
  • Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and four years of experience working with children

In addition to the education experience, the following requirements apply:

  • Strong supervisory and leadership experience a must
  • Preferred experience with urban school settings and after-school and summer programs
  • Experience with and desire to work directly with children K-12
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, including small group facilitation
  • Ability to work until at least 6:00 PM daily and on certain school district-designated leave days

Job Type

Any

School Type

Summer

Subject

Any

Grade

Any

Education Level

2-Year Degree

Term

2021-2022