Members of the Connecticut After School Network can post job openings on this page.  Please contact Marla Berrios at mberrios@ctafterschoolnetwork.org.

Looking for a part-time job, a new career or simply want to make a difference?  Click the headings below to jump to openings in the corresponding towns.  Job descriptions and contact information are listed under each posting.  Please contact the organization directly for any inquiries.


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ANDOVER
AVON
BETHEL
BRIDGEPORT
EAST HAVEN
GREENWICH
HAMDEN
HARTFORD
HEBRON
MANCHESTER
MERIDEN NEW
MIDDLEFIELD
NEW BRITAIN NEW
NEW HAVEN NEW
NORTH BRANFORD
SEYMOUR
SOUTHINGTON NEW
STAMFORD NEW
WATERBURY NEW
WESTERN CT – EDADVANCE
WEST HARTFORD
WESTBROOK


Network Job Opportunities

The CT After School Network has no available openings.


State Wide Job Opportunities

ANDOVER

Community Organized and Operated Latchkey (COOL)

Andover, Connecticut
35 School Road
Andover Elementary School

Great job for college students
Morning Program: 6:30-8:30am
Afternoon Program: 2:30-6:00pm

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in Planning:
    • Curriculum
    • Lesson Plans
    • Snacks
  • Encourage the development of the children in the areas of:
    • Creativity
    • Cooperation
    • Self-expression
    • Responsibility
    • Self-confidence
    • Consideration
  • While the Children:
    • Provide secure, loving, and trusting relationships
    • Supervise the children for maximum safety, following C.O.O.L. procedures

For more information contact, Kimberly Person at misskimatcool@sbcglobal.net or 860-604-2924

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AVON

CREC

Position:  After School Assistant

Job Description:  Under direct supervision of After School Coordinator, plan, organize, facilitate, and monitor the activities of children enrolled in the CREC Ana Grace Academy of the Arts Elementary School located in Avon, CT. Staff monitor and interact with students to keep students engaged in intellectual, creative, artistic, and physical activities. Participate and assist with the activities of children enrolled in the after school program, as needed.

Hours:  This position is Part-Time; Mon-Fri; 2:30pm-6:00pm. On half-days, the hours are 11:30am – 6:00pm.

Employment Duties:

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of a daily program under the direction of the after care coordinator
  • Collaborate and assist coordinator in designing and implementing activities and assignments.
  • Monitor small groups of students assigned to an after school program; assure student understanding of program rules and procedures; maintain appropriate order and student conduct.
  • Interact with children in an effort to build self-esteem and model positive social skills.
  • Assist in maintaining program standards of student behavior needed to achieve effective participation in activities without interfering with the natural, informal atmosphere of the After School Program; assist in resolving student disputes; refer serious discipline problems to program coordinator.
  • Maintain a clean and organized environment for students.
  • Maintain records and files as assigned.
  • Participate in regular staff meetings and assist with in-service training as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school, or equivalent, and twelve months experience (either paid or volunteer) working with and monitoring children in an organized work setting (ages 3-10).
  • Possession of an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in education, recreation or related field of study preferred.
  • Any other combination of training and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be considered.

How to Apply:  Applications are only accepted online through https://www.crec.org/careers/external.php

Job ID: #3333

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BETHEL

Regional YMCA of Western CT

Position:  Asistant Teacher for Before & After School Program

General Function: Nurturing, Motivated, Professional who is responsible for the care, eduation, health and well being of a group of school age children. Assists the head teacher with the planning, implementation and evaluation of  daily activities in accordance with the policies, procedures and philosophies of the YMCA Children’s Center, CT State Licensing Regulations and CT Best Practice Guidelines for School Age Children, maintains high level of communication and support to staff, families and director, participates in YMCA events, maintains a professional, positive attitude, keeps current on YMCA and State Of CT professional requirements.

Hours: 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. There are opportunities for more hours and growth. Perfect for college students!

Minimum age 18

Experience with children in a childcare setting

To apply click here.

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BRIDGEPORT

Hall Neighborhood House opens doors of opportunity to enrich and empower the lives the Bridgeport’s East Side and the surrounding communities.

Job Title:  Youth Program Manager
Reports to:  Executive Director

Primary responsibility of the Youth Program Manager is to design, implement and manage programs that support the personal, social/emotional and academic development of youth. To that end the YPD will determine students’ needs and interests, hire, train and supervise staff, oversee program operations, and build positive relationships with the community.

Youth Program Manager Duties

  • Design, implement and manage a coordinated program of educational and personal enrichment activities for youth during out of school hours in the academic year and during summer months in a camp format
  • Interface with inter-departmental staff and other agencies involved in the program
  • Recruit, hire and train staff to deliver high caliber educational, enrichment, recreational and personal development programs
  • Supervise staff and youth to ensure compliance with state licensing regulations, best practices, operational guidelines and that a healthy, safe and enriching environment is maintained at all times
  • Communicate with parents includes recruiting, welcoming to the program, coordinating the enrollment process, informing of opportunities and soliciting input
  • Review and assist in delivering program curricula to ensure they meet children’s appropriate developmental goals and plans
  • Assist families with reported concerns or issues
  • Compile and keep children’s files for compliance and completion
  • Develop and implement a recruitment plan, including coordinating with local schools, agencies and organizations
  • Supervise and conduct evaluations of assigned staff
  • Attend all required meetings and trainings
  • Monitor supplies and equipment
  • Provide program documentation requirements
  • Fill in as needed in the classroom to ensure appropriate student to staff ratios are met
  • Other duties as required to provide efficient and effective service

Education/Experience 

  • Significant demonstrated experience in the design and administration of after school programs and summer camp and/or a bachelor’s degree or higher in education, recreation or related field
  • Computer skills
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse clients and staff
  • Ability to communicate, collaborate and maintain relationships with community stakeholders
  • Ability to find and utilize community resources i.e. help families/kids in distress
  • Supervisory/manager and training experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Exceptional organizational skills

Submit resume to:
Human Resources Department
Email:  jnishirmura@hnhonline.org or via fax: (203) 345-2020

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EAST HAVEN

East Haven Compass Program

Position:  East Haven Before/After School Care Program Facilitator

Responsibilities: East Haven Before and After School care Facilitator is responsible for management of the program to ensuring student safety and high quality educational experiences. Design learning experiences for enrolled students with opportunities for students to receive enrichment in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, and Social Skills

Requirements: Successful applicant should have ;a BA or Associates in education, parks and recreation, or related field, or commensurate experience and training. 5+ years of experience in education or educational recreation settings, leadership role preferred.

The position is Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week.

The hourly rate is $16-26, DOE, per hour with benefits.

Please apply on our website under Employment Opportunities and through AppliTrack. Please address cover letter in AppliTrack to:

Ms. Jennifer Murrihy
35 Wheelbarrow Lane
East Haven, CT 06513

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GREENWICH

Position:  Brucemobile Instructor

Status: Part time, Per diem

Hours: Varies (Weekdays, on average 1-2 days each week)

Responsibilities:  The Instructor is responsible for teaching the Museum’s outreach programs and assisting staff as needed.  This includes:

  • Researching background information to build an understanding of program content and materials.
  • Preparing for each class; including assembly and return of materials in a careful and timely fashion.
  • Loading, unloading and driving Brucemobile vehicles with collection objects and program materials.

The Audience Engagement Department of the Museum has a responsibility to present quality programs by qualified museum professionals. Therefore, the Audience Engagement Department trains all Brucemobile Instructors. To accomplish this, the Audience Engagement Department will:

  • Provide program objectives and outlines for established classes.
  • Model program presentation and instruction.
  • Assist in development of instructor’s classroom management skills.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in art, science, history, education, museum studies, or related field required.
  • Previous teaching experience required.
  • Unattended mobility required in object handling, ability to drive the museum vehicles and visit facilities unequipped to accommodate the physically challenged.
  • Current driver’s license with clean driving record. Background check will be required after hire.

Reimbursement:  Brucemobile Instructors are per diem positions and are reimbursed on a per-class basis.  They are paid at the rate of ½ the charged fee. Instructors are paid an hourly rate for program observations and training sessions. The Museum owns two vehicles, called Brucemobiles, to be used for travel to and from programs.

To apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Kathleen Holko, Manager of School and Tour Services, at kholko@brucemuseum.org. No phone calls please.

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HAMDEN

Hamden Youth Services – The mission of the Hamden Youth Services Bureau is to create and foster opportunities for all Hamden youth and their families to learn and grow in positive ways. The Hamden Youth Services Bureau was established in 1975 as a municipal department of the Town of Hamden. The Hamden Youth Services Bureau seeks to improve the quality of life for the children, youth and families of Hamden by providing a variety of programs and services.

Position: Child Care Aide-School Age Child Care Program – The Child Care Aide is responsible for assisting the SACCP Head Teacher in the classroom as needed. The Child Care Aide will be part of a learning team that promotes a positive learning experience. The Child Care Aide will support the Head Teacher in the implementation of a child centered curriculum that is open-ended, process oriented and inclusive in accordance with Hamden Youth Services mission.

Job Duties:  The Child Care Aide assists in the daily operation of the classroom and assumes full responsibilities for the classroom in the absence of the Head Teacher. The key responsibilities include:

Classroom Management

  • Assists in providing for protection and care of the children
  • Assists in planning and implementing an appropriate daily program
  • Prepares snack and other meals as needed: supervises and interacts with children while they eat
  • Assists with the ongoing supervision of the children

Curriculum Planning and Evaluation

  • Participates in curriculum planning
  • Cooperates with the Head Teacher in implementing the curriculum
  • Must attend and complete 5-10 hours (i.e. 1% of total hours worked) of approved continuing education each year

Part-time 19.5 hours, $12.00/hour

For a detailed job description click here.

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HARTFORD

OPMAD, Inc. is a non-profit, parent-run organization that provides before and after school programs in K-8 schools. OPMAD strengthens ties between the schools, the family and the community to create higher expectation for academic success, community involvement and stronger families. The outcome is increased academic success for children and informed, engaged adults.

Position:  After School Instructor

Do you like working with elementary school children? Part-time positions are available in the OPMAD after school program in Hartford. Must be available Monday – Friday from 3:00-6:00 p.m. and half days from 12 pm-6:00 pm.

Part-time, $11/Hour, approx. 20 hours/week

Job Qualifications:

  • Education; High School Diploma or the equivalent – course work in child development or related area and/or volunteer experience with students a plus.
  • Knowledge of: Basic concepts of child development and atypical child behavior characteristics; appropriate human relations and student needs; proper English usage, spelling, grammar, and arithmetical concepts.
  • Personal Characteristics: Personal characteristics including integrity, initiative, emotional maturity, dependability, courtesy, good judgement, and ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Background Check Required.
  • Physical Abilities /Environment: Physically and mentally able to perform the essential duties of the position without hazard to themselves or others. Ability to communicate with coworkers, students and the public. Work in classroom.

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully incorporate the OPMAD vision and mission at the site;
  • To work with the site team, individually design and implement lesson plans to improve literacy and math; provide homework assistance; conduct enrichment and recreation activities.
  • To improve learning and social skills and raise self-esteem and self-confidence, of the children to develop and maintain a safe, supportive learning environment in which children thrive.
  • To actively participate in staff development workshops that are designed to contribute to personal and professional growth.
  • Maintain work area cleanly, help with clean-up after student dismissal.
  • Report positive behavior as well as negative behavior to On-Site Coordinator/Assistant. Responsible for maintaining a well-structured class.

Duties:

  • Help raise the literacy and math levels of OPMAD students.
  • Develop and implement individual and group lesson plans.
  • Ensure that social and literacy components are being implemented.
  • Responsible for overseeing students during dismissal. Must not allow students to be alone at any time during program or dismissal.
  • Provide ongoing opportunities for children to experience success.
  • Maintain the safety of students. Ensure that students are well behaved. Make the program fun for students and volunteers.
  • Assist in managing classroom operations, including preparing and completing reports.
  • Responsible for keeping students engaged in activities. School/Community Relations Actively participate in all trainings and staff activities and workshops required by OPMAD. Be a part of an effective team.
  • Develop positive relationships with the children, parents, volunteers and school staff.
  • Work effectively with volunteers. Ask for help or assistance when needed.
  • Maintain professionalism with parents, staff members and community members. Model good behavior with children, parents and staff.

Send all inquiries and resume to:
Annie Sablon
Organized Parents Make A Difference, Inc.
350 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
email

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HEBRON

AHM Youth & Family Services, Inc. is seeking a part-time licensed clinical therapist with experience in the counseling of youth, teens and their families. The therapist will provide counseling services at the AHM office, after school hours (late afternoon through 8:00 p.m.), and as needed during the summer months.

Position: Part Time Youth and Family Therapist

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct intakes and assessments.
  • Provide counseling therapy.
  • Create treatment plans.
  • Work with outside agencies to provide resources and referrals as necessary.
  • Utilize CPT and DSM medical coding.
  • Participate in monthly clinical group supervision meetings.
  • Work with the State of Connecticut DCF and court systems.
  • Collaborate with AHM’s clinical billing support staff.
  • Work with the Clinical Supervisor regarding pre-approval of Husky claims.
  • Maintain updated and accurate case notes and files.
  • Submit reports and statistics as required by AHM.

Requirements:

  • Position requires a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work or Marriage and Family Therapy.
  • A minimum of 2 to 3 years of experience in master’s level counseling is required.
  • Must possess and maintain a current license (LCSW, LMFT or LPC) from the State of Connecticut.
  • The preferred candidate will be individually contracted through private and state insurance panels.
  • Certification in Substance Abuse Counseling, and/or another counseling specialty is a plus.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is required.

Please send cover letter and resume by April 20th to:
AHM Youth & Family Services, Inc.
Attn: Human Resource Department
25 Pendleton Drive
Hebron, CT 06248

Or email to: LaureenD@ahmyouth.org

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MANCHESTER

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A job at MELC is an opportunity to inspire a child each and every time you walk through our door. All children in the Manchester area have the opportunity to attend an MELC program. As an MELC staff member, you will help them learn and grow while making memories and connections they will never forget.

MELC’s preschool program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Our before and after school program, Club MELC, was selected by the Manchester Board of Education to provide care to all Manchester-area elementary school students. All of our programs are designed to inspire creativity, motivate discovery, and develop friendships in a supervised educational environment.

Position:  Program Managers

Full time position responsible for the operation of an offsite before an after school program.  Program Managers assist in the development of after school curriculum, support elementary school staff during the school day, supervise Senior Group Leader and Group Leaders, create and maintain an environment that is safe and age appropriate that meets licensing standards while building strong relationships with children, families and the school community.  Program Managers are required to have at least one year of supervisory experience and a Bachelor’s degree that includes 12 credits in child development, elementary education, recreation or group social work / equivalent experience with 12 credits in child development, elementary education, recreation or group social work.  The annual salary for a Program manager is $35,000 per year and a benefits package is available.

Position:  Group Leaders

Entry-level part-time positions working under the supervision of a trained leader. Club MELC Group Leader positions are ideal for college students, elementary school aides / paraprofessionals, or anyone with experience working with school – age children. Club MELC Group Leaders work flexible shifts that can accommodate any schedule. Before school only, after school only or before and after school shifts are available. Club MELC Group Leaders are part time and hours range from 10 – 25 hours per week.  The salary range for a Group Leader is $10.00 – $11.00 per hour.

At MELC, we recognize that people are our strongest resource. If you have a passion for working with children, choose a career at MELC!

If you are interested in applying please email your resume to Jennifer at Jennifer@melearning.org.  You may also stop by our office at 80 Waddell Road in Manchester to fill out an application. Manchester Early Learning Center is an equal opportunity employer.

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MERIDEN

The Women & Families Center in Meriden is seeking several positions for their program.

Positions available:

  • Lead Teacher
  • Site Assistants & Substitutes

Lead Teacher

WFC is seeking a Lead Teacher to oversee the daily operations of its S.T.A.R. (Science, Technology, Arts & Recreation) Before & After School Program site at Nathan Hale Elementary School. This is a full time (35 hours per week) school year position and benefits are included. A flexible schedule is required (may include evening and weekend hours) and may be required to work additional hours to maintain regulatory staff-child ratios and/or program requirements.

Start Date: Immediate
Salary: $14.00 per hour + benefits

Responsibilities

  • Maintain site according to State Licensing Regulations and accreditation standards.
  • Recruit families to program, and maintain enrollment.
  • Develop lesson plans (including developmentally appropriate programming).
  • Interact with children at all times, using developmentally appropriate practice.
  • Maintain accurate records for children and team members.
  • Participate in center and Board of Education/school activities, including fundraising events, open houses, and parent events.
  • Maintain CACFP meal count forms and follow nutritional guidelines.
  • Collect fees and actively participate in the collection process.
  • Uphold all obligations of being a mandated reporter.
  • Establish goals for each child. Complete annual evaluations for children.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with program parents.
  • Attend required trainings.

Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree preferred, high school diploma with 5 years of experience in education. Related field may be considered.
  • Must have or be eligible for Connecticut Head Teacher Certificate (school age).
  • At least 2 years of formal work experience with young children in a school setting.
  • Supervisory experience preferred; positive outlook required.
  • Must acquire and maintain First Aid and CPR certification.

WFC offers a generous benefits package: health; dental; life and long term disability; paid holidays, vacation and sick time; 401K employer match; discounted child care for employee’s children; and tuition reimbursement.

Site Assistants and Substitutes – Salary: $11.00 per hour

WFC is seeking energetic Site Assistants and Substitutes for its Before & After School Program. The WFC programs are located at Nathan Hale, Casimir Pulaski, and Hanover elementary schools. Interested candidate should enjoy working with young children (grades K-5).

Assistants and Substitutes will assist in providing homework help and engaging children in the program’s fun, interactive S.T.A.R. (science, technology, art and recreation) enrichment and literacy curriculum activities. As well as maintaining program site according to State Licensing Regulations, and upholding all obligations of being a mandated reporter.

  • These are part time school year positions: 9/2019 – 6/2020
  • Monday through Friday
  • Programs generally run: 6:45am-8:45am AND 2:30pm-6pm

 Qualifications:

  • High School diploma, some college courses in education preferred.
  • Experience working with school aged children.
  • Positive outlook required.
  • Bilingual a plus.

INTERESTED CANDIDATES SHOULD SUBMIT RESUME AND COPY OF HIGHEST EDUCATIONAL CREDENTIAL RECEIVED (i.e., HS DIPLOMA; COLLEGE DEGREE OR TRANSCRIPT) TO THE ATTENTION: HUMAN RESOURCES.

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MIDDLEFIELD

Position:  AFTER School Assistants

IDS is seeking enthusiastic, creative, organized staffers to join our After School program, in Little AFTERs (ages 3 through 2nd grade) and Big AFTERs (3rd through 8th grade). The program runs Monday through Friday when school is in session during the school year (September – June). The Little AFTERs hours are 2:50-5:30/6:00 and the Big AFTERs hours are 3:00-5:30/6:00. Starting pay is $13.50 an hour. This is a great position for college or graduate students, high school juniors or seniors, and educators looking for part-time employment.

If interested, please download and complete the IDS Employment Application and send it to Amanda Herzog at herzoga@independentdayschool.org.

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NEW BRITAIN

The New Britain Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department is seeking staff for after school programs at elementary and middle school sites.

After school programs run September 2019 thru May 2020, Monday-Friday, 2:30 pm – 6:30pm. They are seeking motivated, creative, passionate, fun people who have an interest in working with kids.

Positions:

  • Site supervisor
  • Assistant supervisor
  • Group leader

Daily responsibilities:

  • Planning and facilitating a variety of enrichment and recreational activities
  • Assisting with homework
  • Engagement with students and behavior management

Application must include: City of New Britain application, supplemental questions and a letter of recommendation. Please submit application to the New Britain Parks and Recreation Office, 27 West Main Street, New Britain, CT 06051. Candidates available all five days are preferred. For more information call (860) 826-3360 or visit www.nbparksnrec.org

Click here for full application.

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NORTH BRANFORD

North Branford Family Resource Center

Position:  Head Teacher, School-Age Enrichment Program: 10 Month position (School Year only, no summer) 37.5 hours Hours, 7:00 – 10:00 am, 1:30 – 6:00 pm Monday – Friday.

Under the supervision of the Family Resource Center Supervisor, the Head Teacher will plan, lead and direct activities before and after school for children in grades Pre-K-2 or 3-6, depending on school assignment. The prospective candidate will assume responsibility for the assigned site, ensuring a quality program is run following the guidelines set by the Family Resource Center, North Branford Board of Education and the State of CT.

Essential Functions:

  • Work with Site Coordinator and assistants to create a team approach to high quality school-age enrichment program
  • Work closely with Site Coordinator to plan group activities to stimulate growth in language, social, and motor skills such as learning to listen to instructions, playing with others, and using play equipment in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Family Resource Center.
  • Adheres to positive guidance policies and supports co-teachers in consistently meeting needs of children in the program.
  • Maintain weekly plans that provide children with experiences that build self-esteem, encourages self-reliance and helps each child to function cooperatively in a group.
  • Participate with and actively supervises children at all times.
  • Confer and maintain a positive relationship parents and communicate necessary information in a professional manner.
  • Responsible for on-going communication with all families through, but not limited to, a monthly newsletter, behavior/incident/accident reports, and any other important information that needs to be provided in order to keep families informed.
  • Attend monthly staff meetings, special events or any other after hours events determined by Supervisor
  • Maintain professional growth in accordance to high quality standards by completing required professional development trainings designated by Supervisor.
  • Responsible for daily administrative duties which include, but are not limited to;
    • Management and scheduling of site staff
    • Regular site meetings with staff to keep team informed on all program happenings
    • Management and upkeep of children’s files
    • Daily child attendance and data input of all children’s information
    • Management of all children’s health records and regular maintenance of any medication on site.
    • Regular communication with School Principal and office staff for any information regarding children enrolled in program
    • Perform monthly fire/lockdown/evacuation drills
    • Maintain high level of job integrity and professionalism while adhering to ethical code of conduct
    • Upkeep of site environment, keep interesting, safe and clean. Report maintenance and safety concerns to Supervisor, as needed.

Qualifications:​ Shall have attained one of the following qualification levels:

  • Minimum of a School-Age Professional Credential and at least two years of experience working in a School-Age Child Care Program.
  • An Associates Degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education or the human services field and two years of experience working in a School-Age Child Care Program.
  • Four year college degree in elementary education, recreation, group social work or a related field from a regionally accredited higher education institution.

Interested candidates must possess a genuine interest in working with children as a positive role model. Creativity, flexibility, positive attitude and a willingness to be a part of a team are required.

To apply for this position please visit the North Branford Public Schools website, and click on the employment tab to complete an application.

Ann-Marie McCarthy, Supervisor North Branford Family Resource Center 1332 Middletown Ave. Northford, CT 06472 (203) 484-4243 amccarthy@northbranfordschools.org

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NEW HAVEN

Gateway Community College

Position: Part-Time School Age Child Care Teacher – Early Learning Center Position #: CCAMPIS Grant
Rate:  A.S. ($26.31/ hour)

Position Purpose: Under the direction of the ELC Director, the Child Care Teacher is responsible for providing a warm, nurturing, safe and loving environment, where self-concepts are enhanced, independence encouraged, and individuality respected.  The Teacher is also responsible for providing a program that fosters children’s social, physical, spiritual, and mental growth.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help plan and implement a varied and creative program using a team approach in accordance with the goals and policies of the Early Learning Center. 
  • Oversee a group of up to 20 children while maintaining ratio of 1:10.
  • Interact positively with children and encourage their involvement in activities.
  • Serve snacks and supervise mealtime.  Be aware of allergies and sensitivities to food and manage as necessary.
  • Carry out disciplinary action when necessary in accordance with the Discipline Policy.
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude at all times.
  • Be familiar with and follow emergency procedures appropriate to the site and in conformity with Gateway Community College to ensure the safety of the children.
  • Maintain effective communication and relate cooperatively to the director, teachers, educational assistants, families and visitors in any and all issues pertinent to the safe and effective operation of the program.
  • Supervise, direct and/or guide student laborers.
  • Guide the staff and children by modeling behaviors that preserve the quality of supplies, equipment, and materials.
  • Help maintain all records and files including accurate documentation of attendance, emergency information, accident/incident reports, individual and group behavior in accordance with the Connecticut State Department of Health/ Office of Early Childhood licensing requirements. Maintain communication with office personnel regarding enrollment and absences.
  • Follow and model Connecticut State Department of Health/ Office of Early Childhood licensing and NAEYC regulations and standards.  Attend staff meetings and trainings as required.
  • Assume other duties as directed by supervisor.Qualification:
  • Minimum of Associates degree. Preferred topics of study: Family Studies, Elementary/ECE Education. 
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working with unrelated children. 
  • Meet DPH Licensing requirements within 90 days of hire. 
  • Documentation of a physical examination and TB Tine Test no more than 6 months prior to hire date. 

Required Certificates:  

  • Current State of Connecticut approved CPR, First Aid, Administration of Medication including injectables  
  • Mandated Reporter Training  
  • Have or be qualified to obtain a CT Head Teacher Certificate for school age children. 
  • Willing to facilitate new and enriching programs within the program.
  • Dependable, flexible, punctual and reliable.

Interested applicants:

Please submit the following as one (1) packet:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume, including names and contact info of three (3) professional references

Electronically submitted packets preferred to: schambers@GatewayCT.edu  (Please reference the job title in the subject line when submitted electronically).

Only complete application packages received by the closing date will be accepted for consideration. The final candidate will be required to successfully pass a background check and submit Official Transcripts.  Please note that due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to field phone/email inquiries and confirm receipt of completed applications.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Applications must be submitted before the close of business (5:00pm) on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. References will not be contacted without authorization from the applicant.

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SEYMOUR

The Seymour-Oxford Nursery Child Care Association was organized in 1985 to provide affordable before and after school programs for children of school age living in Seymour & Oxford while their parents are working or participating in an established training program.

Position Title:  Executive Director
Position Status:  Full Time – 40 hours per week, 52 weeks/year
Reports To:  Board of Directors

SONNCA is looking for am Executive Director.  The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing all management functions of the organization to ensure that SONCCA Centers maintain the highest quality standards of operation. The Executive Director develops and administers the agency’s capabilities to provide before and after school child care in accordance with State and Federal statutes and regulations and the philosophies and policies outlined in the organizational by-laws. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors.

For a full job description, click here.

Send resumes to:
SONCCA
Attention Human Recourses
256 Bank Street
Seymour, CT 06483

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SOUTHINGTON

Southington-Cheshire Community YMCA

If you are looking for a job that is fun and rewarding, the Southing-Cheshire Community YMCA is perfect for you!  Come work for the YMCA and be a role model while building strong kids, strong families and strong communities.

There are multiple job opportunities at the Southing-Cheshire YMCA.  Please check out the list below.

Health & Wellness Staff

  • Certified Cycling Instructors – Southington – Part Time – Days, evenings & weekends, start at $17.70/hr.
  • Certified Pilates Instructors – Southington – Part Time – 1 hour per week, morning & evening availability

Must be at least 18 yrs. old, have a nationally recognized certification, and be certified in CPR & First Aid

Aquatics – Cheshire & Southington

  • Lifeguards I & II – all shifts
  • Aquatic Fitness Instructors – Daytime and Evenings

Swim Instructors – Must be at least 16 years old, will train – All shifts open – Daytime, evenings and weekends

Early Childhood Staff – Cheshire
Assistant Teachers, Teacher’s Aides

  • Cheshire Part Time – Teachers Aides, Monday – Friday, 3:00pm-6:00pm – Starts at $10.10
  • Cheshire Part Time – Assistant Teacher, Monday – Friday , 8:30am – 1:30pm, 25-29 hours per week, Starts at $13.50
  • Cheshire Part Time – Amazing Kids Babysitters, Mornings 9:00am-11:00am

Early Childhood Staff – Southington
Assistant Teachers & Teacher’s Aides

  • Southington Part Time – Assistant Teachers, Teacher’s Aides & Subs, Monday – Friday, 7:00am-9:00am, 2:30pm -5:30pm Thursday – 8:00am-1:00pm

School Age Childcare
Before Care Senior Counselors & Subs

  • Cheshire – 6:45am-8:15am or 7:00am-8:45am – Starts at $10.71, Southington – 6:30am-8:45am – Shifts open Monday – Friday

School Age Childcare
After Care Counselors, Senior Counselors & Subs

  • Cheshire – Senior Counselors – Monday – Friday, Tuesday/Thursday or Mon/Wed/Fri shifts open, 2:15pm-6:00pm or 3:00pm-6:00pm, starts at $10.71,
  • Cheshire – Counselors – Monday – Friday, Tuesday/Thursday or Mon/Wed/Fri, 2:15pm – 6:00pm or 3:00pm – 6:00pm, starts at $10.10
  • Southington – Counselors & Subs – 3:00pm-5:30pm, Shifts open Monday – Friday
  • Southington – Senior Counselors – Monday – Friday, 3:00pm-6:00pm

Must be eligible or already have Head Teacher certification by EOC

Youth Sports – Cheshire & Southington

  • Cheshire – Youth Sports Coach – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 4:45pm-6:00pm, Saturdays 9:00am-1:00pm, Starts at $10.10
  • Southington – Gymnastics Team Coaches
  • Part Time, Monday & Thursday, 5:00-8:00pm, Saturday 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Level 3 Coach – School Age gymnastics experience, 4 hours per week, Must have a background in gymnastics
  • Up to Level 5 Coach – 6 hours per week, Option to attend meets

Membership Services

  • Membership – Reception Center Volunteers – Monday – Friday 8:00-11:00am, and weekends, Assist staff with greeting and scanning in members.  Contact Jackie Seeger at jseeger@sccymca.org or 860-426-9526

Fall Internships & Volunteer positions available

Contact Wendy Stevens, Director of HR and Talent Management at wstevens@sccymca.org for Internship Opportunities in:

  • Marketing
  • Fund Development
  • Childcare

If you would like additional information on each position visit their website.

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STAMFORD

ROSCCO Activities Program in Stamford is looking for After School Youth Workers & Site Coordinators!

ROSCCO School-Age Child Care provides recreational activities and care for elementary school students within the Stamford Public Schools. We have positions available in the mornings from 7:30 until 9:00 a.m. as well as positions from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. We have positions for both entry level workers and experienced workers looking to obtain a Supervisory position.

Responsibilities:  All program staff are responsible for providing a safe environment for students and to implement exciting activities such as art, science, cooking, physical activities and board games.

Responsibilities:  Site Coordinators responsibilities also include supervision of staff, record-keeping and maintaining licensing compliance.

Requirements: All program staff are required to complete a Criminal, DCF and Medical Clearance. Site Coordinators are required to have experience in the after school field as well as 12 credits in education in order to obtain their Head Teaching Certificate.

Working with students after school is an ideal part-time opportunity for:

  • College students to gain experience working with children and to observe child development in action
  • Pre-School teachers who work in a half-day program
  • Retired members of the work force looking for new opportunities
  • Other positive people who like to learn and have fun

Please contact Audette Bisaillon at abis@roscco.org if you are curious about our program!

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WATERBURY

Greater Waterbury YMCA – Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.  Positions available in Waterbury and Watertown locations.

Position: After School Head Teacher
Reports to:  School-Age Childcare Director

Position Summary:  This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The After School Head Teacher at the Greater Waterbury YMCA plans, organizes and conducts a quality after school program for children 5 – 12 years old, which promotes social, physical, emotional and cognitive development for each child.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development or 12 credits in Early Childhood Education
  • Have a positive approach to discipline
  • Possess a positive, creative and healthy attitude
  • Within 90 days of hire, completion of Child Abuse Prevention, Working with Program Volunteers, CPR, First Aid, AED, medication administration, EPI pen and Bloodborne Pathogens training.
    • Must have a recent TB test and physical not more than 2 years old
    • Finger printing done by your local police department
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

Essential Functions:

  1. Assume responsibility for the health, safety and welfare of all children
  2. Plan, help facilitate, and participate in all activities with children
  3. Coordinate special events
  4. Implement YMCA Character Development into weekly plans
  5. Maintain standards of quality for all children and families
  6. Organize the designated program space to support children’s socio-emotional development
  7. Keep program space clean, orderly, attractive and safe
  8. Maintain a positive rapport with parents by supporting their role as parents
  9. Attend staff meetings and trainings as scheduled
  10. Maintain staff /child ratios
  11. Update and maintain childcare files according to State License Regulations
  12. Promote team oriented attitude.
  13. Supervise assistants and delegate responsibilities
  14. Be an exemplary role model
  15. Lead and train staff in carrying out daily center activities
  16. Keep accurate and clearly written records for monthly Nutrition Grant Report, if applicable
  17. Supervise and assist with children’s homework
  18. Participate in weekly swim lessons with the children in the water.
  19. Lead, train and evaluate staff in carrying out daily center activities
  20. Inform child care director or YMCA administration any significant issues related to staff, children, families and the center
  21. Advocate for children and their families
  22. All other duties as assigned by supervisor

Work Environment & Physical Demands: 

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee needs sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device.
  • The employee frequently is required to sit and reach, and must be able to move around the work environment.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Moderate exposure to infections.

Pay Scale: Hourly $13.00 – $15.00

Position:  After School Assistant Teacher
Reports to:  After School Head Teacher

POSITION SUMMARY:  This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Before/After School Assistant Teacher at the Greater Waterbury YMCA helps to plan, organize and conduct a quality after school program for children 5 – 12 years old, which promotes social, physical, emotional and cognitive development for each child.

Qualifications:

  • Have a positive approach to discipline
  • Possess a positive, creative and healthy attitude
  • Within 90 days of hire, completion of Child Abuse Prevention, Working with Program Volunteers, CPR, First Aid, AED, medication administration, EPI pen and Blood borne Pathogens training.
    • Must have a recent TB test and physical not more than 2 years old
    • Finger printing done by your local police department
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

Essential Functions:

  1. Assist Head Teacher in providing a safe environment for all
  2. Plan and help facilitate activities
  3. Implement YMCA Character Development program in plans
  4. Maintain a positive rapport with parents
  5. Keep rooms clean, orderly and attractive
  6. Help structure classrooms and activities in a manner to promote program growth
  7. Help maintain proper staff to children ratios
  8. Promote a team orientated attitude
  9. Attend teacher orientations and staff meetings
  10. Reports any problems to supervisor
  11. Participate in weekly swim lessons with the children in the water.
  12. Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee needs sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device.
  • The employee frequently is required to sit and reach, and must be able to move around the work environment.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Moderate exposure to infections.

Pay Scale: Hourly $11.00 – $12.00

How to Apply

  • For Waterbury locations, Apply by Email to: epowell@waterburyymca.org
  • For Watertown locations, apply by email to: lmurphy@waterburyymca.org
  • Apply by Mail to: Emily Powell, 136 W Main Street, Waterbury CT, 06702-2005
  • Resumes Accepted Until 10/11/2019
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WESTERN CT (LITCHFIELD COUNTY)

Multiple Towns –  Brookfield, Newtown, Woodbury, New Hartford, Torrington and Barkhamsted

School Age Programs – BASES (Before and After School Enrichment Services).  After school programs at local public school sites.  Total quality agency with opportunities for growth.

Positions: Please select a position below to read full job posting.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Perform various functions in after school programs as required, based on position
  • Supervise children, as well as, provide safe environment for them
  • Consistent attendance is considered an essential function of these positions
  • Other duties as may be assigned

Head Teachers / Assistant Teachers / Substitutes work under the supervision of the Administrative Team of the School Age Programs.

Qualifications:

  1. Degree and/or experience working with children
  2. Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills

To apply go to edadvance.org
EdAdvance
HR 45-12, P.O. Box 909
Litchfield, CT 06759  EOE/AA

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WEST HARTFORD

Morley Extended Day

Child care program for school-aged children (ages 5-10) seek a creative, energetic, reliable, and experienced PROGRAM DIRECTOR. Morley Extended Day Care (MEDC) Inc. is well-established (est. 1970s), licensed Before-and-After-School program, located at Edward Morley Elementary School in West Hartford.

Position:  Program Director

Responsibilities for this position will include supervision and training of staff, supervision of school-age children, interaction with families, curriculum planning and development, maintenance of licensing standards, supervision and implementation of a summer camp programs, and other administrative duties including accounting and record keeping.

Hours:  This is a year-round, full-time position. MEDC operates both a school-year Before-and-After School program and a summer camp program.  Work hours will vary according to program needs but the applicant can expect a forty hour work week.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field preferred
  • Head Teacher certification (school-age) or be willing to qualify for Head Teacher qualification via ‘CT Charts a Course’ and the CT Department of Public Health, Child Care Licensing Unit also preferred.
  • This position is contingent upon DPH approval of the following qualifications:
    • Must have at least 540 hours of documented, supervised experience over a nine-month span of time, working with school-aged children (ages 5-12) in a program with standards comparable to those required by the CT Department of Public Health
    • Must have earned at least twelve credits in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education with program approval from the Board of Governors of Higher Education.
    • Must be on-site for at least 60% of the time that the program operates on a weekly basis
  • Must satisfy DPH hiring requirements (clear background checks, medical evaluation, TB test, etc.) and be in full compliance with all state licensing regulations
  • Within one year of hire, the Director must have obtained three credits in the administration of early childhood education programs or educational administration from an institution higher education accredited by the Board of Governors of Higher Education or from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • Prior management experience is preferred

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and list of three references to medcapplications@gmail.com

Contact Information:
Morley Extended Day Care, Inc.
77 Bretton Rd.
West Hartford, CT 06119
E-mail: medcapplications@gmail.com
Contact person: Greg Ganci, Director of MEDC

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WESTBROOK

Great people are at the heart of every great organization. Learn how your talents can make a difference at the Valley-Shore YMCA. The following positions are available through the Valley-Shore YMCA located in Westbrook, CT.

  • Lifeguards – We are looking for certified and experienced lifeguards to work a variety of shifts and provide a safe environment for our members. If you are not currently certified but would like to join our team, please contact us for information on upcoming courses. Contact Caitlin Koshoffer, (860) 399-9622 x110 for more information.
  • Swim Instructors – If you enjoy swimming and working with children this is the perfect combination! Prior experience is preferred but we offer additional training in the Y swim lesson program to caring individuals willing to learn. Contact Caitlin Koshoffer, (860) 399-9622 x110 for more information.
  • Swim Coaches – Our excellent swim team is looking for new coaches to round out the leadership of our Head Coach, Teddy Weeks. For more information, review this job description and contact Patrick Connelly to apply, (860) 399-9622 x113.
  • Assistant Teachers For After School Program – We are looking for staff to work in our quality childcare programs, which are held in local schools and follow the school calendar. If you enjoy working with children, please contact Rebekah Coffey or at 860.399.9622 ext. 118.
    To apply: Please send application and a letter of interest OR send your resume with cover letter to the Valley-Shore YMCA, Post Office Box 694, Westbrook, CT 06498.

To apply: Please send application and a letter of interest OR send your resume with cover letter to the Valley-Shore YMCA, Post Office Box 694, Westbrook, CT 06498.

Valley-Shore YMCA www.vsymca.org

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Internship Opportunities

Connecticut After School Network Organization Overview – The Connecticut After School Network is a public-private partnership of statewide, regional and local groups that promote the safety, learning, and healthy development of children and youth outside the traditional classroom.  Our organization is a network of many partner organizations and agencies, and facilitates connections among a broad range of state, regional, and local partners.

The Connecticut After School Network’s activities are directed toward building the capacity and commitment of communities, agencies, and systems to increase the quality and availability of programs during non-school hours.  The Network’s overarching goal is to build an effective and integrated statewide system of high-quality afterschool, summer, and other expanded learning opportunities (ELOs).  An effective system provides a continuum of support that ensures the academic, social, emotional, and healthy development of children from birth through young adulthood.

In order to accomplish its system-building goals, the Network brings together a diverse array of leading statewide stakeholders committed to afterschool and expanded learning opportunities to:

  1. coordinate and expand resources and existing capacity in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors in service to afterschool and other expanded learning programs;
  2. sustain and expand local and state public and private support for afterschool, summer, and expanded learning opportunities;
  3. build the capacity of afterschool, summer, and expanded learning programs across individuals, organizations, and systems through ongoing professional development offerings; and
  4. seek the widespread adoption and use of standards for program quality by a range of afterschool programs and stakeholders statewide.

Position Description – The Connecticut After School Network has an opportunity for several part or full-time interns throughout the course of the year (summer, fall, and spring). This internship does not include a stipend. Reporting to the Executive Director/Director of Professional Development and Research, the intern will provide assistance and support for the communications, events planning, and everyday operations of the Network.

Responsibilities – The primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining job, training, grant opportunities, and resource listings online to further professional development and program quality
  • Developing a comprehensive database for afterschool and summer programs statewide, including researching program locations
  • Assisting in organizing Connecticut After School Network’s professional development and network conferences/events
  • Working with the Connecticut After School Network’s Executive Director/Director of Professional Development and Research to develop information briefs, white papers, and infographics and handouts for multiple audiences (programs, legislators, educational leaders)
  • Completing projects to be determined between the Intern and Executive Director out of several options. Options include, but are not limited to: summer learning data collection, planning a fall advocacy campaign, resource development related to an afterschool and youth justice initiative, organizing a storytelling project, and coordinating a work group on shared outcomes measures
  • Shadowing the planning and delivery of workshops for providers

Qualifications

  • Minimum some college experience, graduate experience preferred
  • Strong writing, proofreading, and editing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, problem-solve, and work independently
  • Strong computer skills, including website management preferred
  • Experience with social media preferred
  • Comfortable working in a small, fast-paced office environment

Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter with a subject line of “Connecticut After School Network Intern” to: Dr. Ken Anthony. No faxes or phone calls, please. Located in Hartford, CT.

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