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Andover, Connecticut
35 School Road
Andover Elementary School
After School Club 2:30pm – 6:00pm

Hours: 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 or 860-604-2924



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:

  1. Assist in the planning and implementation of a daily program under the direction of the after care coordinator
  2. Collaborate and assist coordinator in designing and implementing activities and assignments.
  3. 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.
  4. Interact with children in an effort to build self-esteem and model positive social skills.
  5. 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.
  6. Maintain a clean and organized environment for students.
  7. Maintain records and files as assigned.
  8. Participate in regular staff meetings and assist with in-service training as needed.

Minimum 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 ApplyApplications are only accepted online through

Job ID: #3333





East Hartford Public Schools – Crossroads Out of School Programs

  • Site Coordinator
  • Senior Group Leader
  • Group Leader
  • Academic Teacher
  • Instructional Aide
  • Youth Student Assistant

For  full job descriptions, click here.

All applicants are to apply on-line at The application can be found by clicking on Quicklinks and then Employment Opportunities.

Submit to:
Christopher T.Wethje
Director of Human Resources
East Hartford Public Schools
1110 Main Street
East Hartford, Connecticut 06108



Multiple Towns –  Brookfield, Newtown, Woodbury, Litchfield, New Hartford, Harwinton, 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.

Site Coordinator, Head Teacher, Asst.Teacher, Subs:

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

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


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

To apply go to

HR 45-12, P.O. Box 909
Litchfield, CT 06759  EOE/AA.



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.


  • 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 No phone calls please.


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.

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.


COMPASS Youth Collaborative Inc. is a not-for-profit child and youth services organization whose purpose is to raise the expectations of youth, inspire the lives of families and build peace within the community. In partnership with school officials, parents, the community and other organizations, COMPASS endeavors to equip youth with the skills and attitude necessary for success in school and in life.


After School Program Coordinator

The purpose of this position is to plan, implement, coordinate and manage the after-school program. General Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: serving as a member of the management team; ensuring high quality after-school programming; and to initiate and enhance working relationships within the school community.

Reports to: Community School Director Starting Salary Range: $32,000-39,000

Minimal Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Human Services, Social Work or related experience; three years of youth development or administrative experience; one year experience working with urban youth; knowledge of resources within the Hartford community; strong written and oral communication skills; strong organizational skills and evidence of progressive supervisory responsibilities. Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. COMPASS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Family & Community Liaison

Essential duties and responsibilities include  develop new leadership opportunities for parents; design and implement parent workshops and activities; act as a liaison for families, meetings and after school events; coordinate activities with the parent/teacher organization; manage and maintain food pantry; conduct home visits as necessary; research, and identify new partners; organize meetings with community partners (i.e. advisory group); collaborate with school family liaison to support community school projects; identify resource development opportunities (i.e. in kind); provide support with data entry, analysis and collection (i.e. needs assessment); create and maintain family and community database; provide project management for intern’s workflow; serve as a point of contact in the absence of the Community School Director. Other duties may be assigned.

Reports to: Program Coordinator
Salary range: 1 part time (15 hrs./week) position: $12.00/hr and 1 full time position: $28,000.00/yr.

Minimum requirements include a Bachelors degree or an Associate degree with 5 years experience in program coordination; experience working with urban youth; experience working with Public School Systems; knowledge of Community School Strategies and Foundations; knowledge of the resources within the Hartford Community.  Bilingual candidates (English/Spanish) are strongly encouraged to apply. COMPASS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Intervention Specialist

The purpose of this position is to provide an academic case management framework for students and teachers, requiring a caseload of students per Intervention Specialist. The position will work during the school day providing mentoring/tutoring support to students in classrooms identified as needing additional academic support. Additionally they will continue the work in the afterschool program in “pull out” rotating intervention groups. The Intervention Specialist will also work with the Education Coordinator to gather data and track progress of students. The Intervention Specialist will provide enrichments and support afterschool program as well.

Reports To: Program Coordinator
Part Time: 15-20 hours/week
Salary: $13.00/hour

Minimal Requirements include a High School Diploma, GED or equivalent experience; experience working with urban youth; experience working with Public School Systems; knowledge of community school strategies and principles; knowledge of resources within the Hartford community; strong written and oral communication skills; and strong organizational skills. Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.  Experience working with either elementary, middle or high school students is required.  COMPASS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Program Assistant

General job responsibilities include but are not limited to:  Assist COMPASS staff with students who show consistent behavior issues; facilitate social skills and character education activities; facilitate restorative practices; ensures program compliance with agency policies and procedures; create and implement special programs as an educational tool; support the Program Coordinator with after-school projects; provide backup after-school program supervision in the absence of the Program Coordinator; assist with facilitating and coordinating family workshops; assist in compiling information for needs assessment; serve as a floater for absent PYD; conducts surveys and communications to promote the program; assist with data entry to support and/or in absence of Program Associate; complies with all program report and data requirements, including minutes of briefs and debriefs, managing a resource library, bulletin boards, projects and flyers; maintains strong working relationships with teachers/school/school personnel, parents and organizational funders; other duties as assigned.

Reports to: Program Coordinator
Salary range: $13.00-15.00/hr.
Part time: 15 to 25 hrs./week

Minimum Qualifications include High School Diploma or G.E.D.; Experience with elementary/middle school students; Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to make sound judgments in a fast paced environment; Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with teachers and school personnel and parents; Knowledge of Hartford County resources.  Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. COMPASS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send all inquiries or resumes to:
Bruce Beggs
Director of HR
55 Airport Road, Suite 201
Hartford, CT 06114
(P)(860) 296-2855 ext.303


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.


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.


  • 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.


  • 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

New Haven

OST Program Manager – Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Position description:

The RULER program manager for Out-of-School-Time (OST) contributes to the design, implementation, evaluation, and dissemination of the Center’s OST initiatives and partnerships. The individual will develop culturally relevant, research-based content aligned to OST and Positive Youth Development best practices and CASEL standards, and will translate youth development and emotional intelligence theory into practice. The individual will lead and run trainings and planning meetings, and will coach clients to support and ensure fidelity of implementation of OST programming. The Program Manager will maintain project documentation and regularly look for opportunities to increase stakeholder satisfaction. The candidate must have expertise in youth development with a focus on socially and culturally relevant prevention and intervention programs and activities targeting children and youth. It is expected that the individual will stay up-to-date on trends and research-based knowledge to effectively develop relevant, reliable and responsive programs.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, public health or related field, 2 years of youth development experience or experience working in an OST environment; and 2 years of project management or program development experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Master’s Degree, experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

STARS Requisition number: 46857BR
For more information:



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.

MELC’s Club MELC program is hiring Program Managers and Group Leaders for our 2015 – 2016 programs.

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.

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.orgYou 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.



Child Care Program Director

Position available in a well-established, licensed Before-and-After-School program located at Morley School in West Hartford. Responsibilities include supervision and training of staff, supervision of school-aged children and interaction with families, curriculum planning and development, maintenance of licensing standards, supervision and implementation of a summer camp program, and other administrative duties.

Hours and Salary: Hours may vary according to program needs, but the applicant can expect to work forty hours per week. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Minimum requirements:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field
  • Must have Connecticut Head Teacher certification (School-Age program) or be qualified to obtain Head Teacher certification prior to employment
  • Must successfully satisfy DPH hiring requirements upon initial hire ( background checks, medical evaluation, TB test, etc.) in compliance with state licensing regulations
  • A minimum of five years of management experience is preferred
  • Must have, OR, within one year of hire must obtain, three college credits in the administration of early childhood education programs

Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and list of three references to

Contact Information:
Morley Extended Day Care, Inc.
77 Bretton Rd.
West Hartford, CT 06119
Contact person: Katherine or Cynthia


The WHEECO Before and After School program located in West Hartford is looking for energetic, dependable, staff people who are willing to be good role models for our children. Flexible afterschool hours available. Great for college students.

Please respond to





The following positions are available through the Valley-Shore YMCA located in Westbrook, CT. Our quality child care programs are held in area schools following the school calendar. The core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility are modeled by our staff as they care for children in a safe, state licensed program. Each day we provide homework assistance, physical activity, group and individual games, arts and crafts and a healthy after school snack.

Program Goals:

  • To provide a service to parents when they can not be with their children
  • Offer activities that support academic success
  • To enhance children’s self-concept and social skills as they learn to get along in the world
  • To ensure that children have a childhood that is full of play, adventure and investigation
  • To create a community where adults and children experience a connection and new possibilities for making the world a better place

About Our Staff:  The relationship between our students and the staff is the heart of our programs success. Our staff members are excellent role models, providing leadership, guidance and friendship while ensuring a fun and memorable experience in a safe and caring environment.

Head Teacher/Site Coordinator — Valley-Shore YMCA School Age Program

Under the supervision of the School Age Director, the Head Teacher will plan, lead and direct activities after school depending on the needs and interest of children. Also he/she will assume responsibility for the assigned site, ensuring a quality program is run following the guidelines set by the YMCA and the State of CT.

The incumbent must possess at least 12 college credits or Associates Degree certified in Early Childhood Education or child development, elementary education, recreation, group social work or a related field along with 540 hours of documented supervised experience working in a like setting. An aptitude for communicating well with children and adults is essential. He/she must possess ability to develop the self-esteem and personal growth of children.

Assistant Teachers — Valley-Shore YMCA School Age Program

Under the direction of the School Age Director and Site Coordinators this position will provide the daily supervision, lead the activities and ensure the safety of the children in the School Age Program. The incumbent must show a genuine interest in working with children and ability to communicate with them and to develop their self-esteem and personal growth to the fullest. An ability to communicate with adults is also essential to this position.

For additional information, please contact Kathy Scholl at (860) 399-9622 ext. 118. Or by email at:

To apply: Please send completed 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

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


  • 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.