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

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ANDOVER
AVON
ENFIELD
EAST HARTFORD
HARTFORD
LEDYARD
LITCHFIELD
MANCHESTER
NORTH BRANFORD
NORWICH
WEST HARTFORD
WESTBROOK


ANDOVER

Community Organized and Operated Latchkey (COOL)

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 misskimatcool@sbcglobal.net or 860-604-2924


AVON

CREC

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 http://www.crec.org/careers/external.php

Job ID: #3333


ENFIELD

Educational Resources for Children, Inc. (ERfC) is a private, nonprofit organization established in 1994 to provide quality out-of-school time programs for children in Enfield, CT. All ERfC School-Age Centers are located in Enfield Public Schools and are licensed by the CT Office of Early Childhood Education. ERfC’s mission is…to team with kids, communities, schools, and families to grow resilient kids. Through innovative community collaborations, we help kids learn, reach their goals, and contribute to their communities. Our mission guides all of our organizational activities including our strategy of collaborating with a variety of organizations and individuals to provide quality, innovative services.

Middle School Administrator for Out-of-School Time Program

Job Description:  Outstanding year-round opportunity for an experienced and well organized individual with demonstrated skills out-of-school time administration, management, and the implementation of academic, enrichment, and life skills curriculum for students in grades 6-8. Manage day-to-day operations of the Middle School Center and summer camp programs. Work with parents, staff, teachers, and community partners to develop program initiatives and recruit students.

Qualification:  Candidate must be able to demonstrate administrative, management, and organizational skills; experience working with school-age children in an educational setting; and a demonstrated ability to train, supervise, and evaluate staff. Additional training will be provided. Job Requirements Minimum: BA degree and three years or more of experience in the management of educational or recreational programs, youth development programs, after school programs and/or in a management environment. Salary based on experience and credentials. Full-time opportunity.

To Apply Follow the “Careers with Us” link to complete an on-line application at www.erfc.us.  Attach the following: a cover letter outlining your interest and experience, your resume, and an unofficial copy of your college transcript.


EAST HARTFORD

East Hartford Public Schools

Crossroads Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC) – Site Coordinator – Out of School Programs

Qualifications:

  1. High school diploma or GED required ; Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  2. Strong communication, organizational skills, and project management skills
  3. Detail oriented, flexible, and adapts to change
  4. Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  5. Experience with Pre-K programming and activities preferred
  6. Strong knowledge in Pre-K program development, program management and organizing after-school programs strongly preferred
  7. Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office products, including strong skills with Word and Excel
  8. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable

Reports to: Program Supervisor – Out of School Programs

Supervises: Staff, enrichment providers and consultants conducting out of school programs and activities at the ECLC.

Job Goal: To oversee a program site for East Hartford Public Schools. The site coordinator will direct, manage, and oversee the daily operations of an after-school program. The site coordinator will develop and maintain parent and school relations and develop program resources to promote the Crossroads  opportunity.

All applicants are to apply on-line at www.easthartford.org. The application can be found by clicking on Quicklinks and then Employment Opportunities.  For full job description, click here.

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


HARTFORD

Capital City Education Alliance (CCEA)

Part-Time Program/Youth Development Director (3 Afternoons/Week + 2 SATURDAYS/month)

Capital City Education Alliance (CCEA) seeks a Youth Development Program Director for our successful Let’s Paint! program, an afterschool program Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (2:30-6:00pm) and every other Saturday, where students are empowered to paint the public spaces of their own school in warm, welcoming colors while laying the foundation for workplace readiness. Let’s Paint! engages students in their schools and encourages them to invest in themselves.   The candidate may be considered for additional hours, if shows proven, effective skills in other areas.

Essential Functions:

  • Work hands-on in our Let’s Paint! program – which requires all aspect of designing and painting a space
  • Serve as primary site coordinator for any “in field” Let’s Paint! Projects
  • Assist ED with planning curriculum and coordinating our youth programming
  • Help recruit and interact with our volunteers.
  • Perform administrative duties associated with the implementation and administration of our programs
  • Perform physical activities with program participants which may require lifting up to 50lbs.

Additional Qualifications:  Candidates ­must have youth development experience, plus be dynamic, enthusiastic, engaged, and genuinely excited about the prospect of engaging challenged students (12-18 years) in their education.  Some commercial/residential painting experience is preferred, but not required, for this position. Graphic/industrial design experience is also a plus, as is fluency in Spanish.

Candidates must be willing to travel to a specific site location in the greater Hartford area and be working towards or have completed a college degree. Additionally, candidates should:

  • Have the ability to learn and teach our Let’s Paint! curriculum
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience working with Youth, Teen or Family programming.
  • Be fluent in Microsoft Word and Excel, and willing to learn our CRM donor database system.
  • Must be self-directed and detail-oriented;
  • Demonstrated organization and communication skills;
  • Be willing to hold students and volunteers to a high standard of excellence and professionalism;
  • Teach, monitor, and reinforce commercial painting skills of the highest quality and ensure timely completion of projects;
  • Possess superb people skills with a sense of humor, be a creative problem solver and have sound judgment and emotional maturity;
  • Be willing to work hard and get dirty.

CCEA offers an hourly rate commensurate with education/experience and competitive with other education programs. 

Please send cover letter and resume to Martha Guidry at Martha@CCEAHartford.org.  Resumes without a cover letter will not be reviewed.  CCEA is an equal opportunity employer.


COMPASS Youth Collaborative

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.

Community School Coordinator

COMPASS is looking for an energetic and dynamic individual to fill our part-time Community School Coordinator position. 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.

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; satisfactory completion of the Introductory Employment Period.

Bilingual candidates (English/Spanish) are strongly encouraged to apply. COMPASS is an EOE.

Professional Youth Development Worker

COMPASS is looking for an energetic and dynamic individual to fill our part-time Professional Youth Development Worker’s position. The purpose of this position is to initiate high quality after-school programming. General Job responsibilities include but are not limited to: implement educational and after-school curricula; align weekly work plan with the school curriculum; recruit and retain students; managed assigned groups; and remain up to date on academic achievements for assigned students.

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. COMPASS is an EOE.

Salary Range:   $9.00-$12.00/hour

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
(F)(860)296-2842
brucebeggs@compassyc.org
www.compassyc.org


LEDYARD

New Picture
School Aged Program Head Teacher/Manager

Primary Function:  Responsible for the delivery of positive child development programming for school age children

Key Roles (Essential Job Responsibilities):

  • Work with Management Team to plan and implement positive youth development programming
  • Meet the emotional, social, physical and cognitive needs of each child
  • Implement curriculum into weekly lesson plans for school age program
  • Arrange classrooms’ environment in accordance with program goals and philosophy
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment
  • Inventory, maintain and ensure the replacement of all necessary program supplies
  • Supervise and work with team members/assistant teachers to meet the needs of the children
  • Supervise assistants, aides and volunteers in the classroom/program
  • Encourage assistants to contribute to curriculum planning
  • In conjunction with Site Coordinator, complete bi-annual assessment of children’s development and Report progress of children to parents
  • Maintain daily open communication with parents
  • Keep accident reports
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Assist Site Coordinator to keep all appropriate records such as attendance and time sheets
  • Report any suspect abuse to supervisor
  • Attend in-service and staff meetings
  • Meet all applicable licensing regulations
  • Work closely with and maintain good communication with school personnel

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Degree in Education Preferred and/or Teaching Certificate
  • Ability to meet State Requirements for Head Teacher Certification
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Group leadership skills, including an understanding of group dynamics
  • Demonstrate organizational, staff and project management abilities
  • Ability to build rapport with families and community members

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:  Must meet physical requirements of the job

For more information contact Linda Fecteau at 860-287-4760 or by email at linda@littlelearnerscc.com


LITCHFIELD

EdAdvance

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.

Qualifications:

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

Please send resume to:
EdAdvance
HR 45-12, P.O. Box 909
Litchfield, CT 06759  EOE/AA.


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.

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.


NORTH BRANFORD

North Branford Family Resource Center, North Branford Public Schools

Head Teacher Position (10 Month):
Hours: 7:00-9:30 am, 1:00-6:00 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 3-6.   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.

The incumbent must possess at least 12 college credits or Associate’s Degree certified in Early Childhood Education or child development, elementary education, recreation, group social work or a related field. 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.

School-Age Enrichment Teacher Assistant Positions:

Prospective candidates must be 18 years of age or older.  Prior experience working with children 5 -12 years of age is highly desired.  Available to work Before and/or After school hours Monday – Friday, as well as school vacation weeks and non-major holidays.  This is a 10 month position (School year only) and does not include summer.

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.

For more information or to apply please contact:
Ann-Marie McCarthy, Supervisor
North Brnaford Family Resource Center
1332 Middletown Ave.
Northford, CT 06472
(203) 484-4243
amccarthy@northbranfordschools.org


NORWICH

Little Learners

Little Learners is continually expanding and currently has the following positions available:  Classroom Teachers

Ideal candidates will hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and will have experience developing and implementing lesson plans for children under 3 years of age.  Little Learners offers competitive wages and a positive work environment.  Click here for a full job description.  For more information about Little Learners Children’s Centers visit LittleLearnersCC.com.  Interested candidates should submit a resume to Linda@LittleLearnersCC.com and complete the employment application found on the Little Learners website under staffing.


SIMSBURY

Simsbury Enrichment & Extended Day (SEED)

Site Manager ($15–20/hr)

SEED provides a fun, safe, educational and enriching environment for every child. Warm and friendly staff nurture children to increase their cognitive abilities and foster self esteem, while developing team spirit with a sense of cooperation and fair play. The SEED character traits of Respect, Responsibility and Kindness are the framework for success of our program. We strive for a seamless continuum of support and education for Simsbury elementary students.

Locations: Squadron Line School, Tariffville School, Central School, Latimer Lane School, Tootin Hills School

Qualifications:

  • Child Care Program Experience and/or extensive experience in working with youth (supervisory experience a plus)
  • Minimum of Associate’s Degree (or higher) in education field, or related (preferred)
  • Head Teacher Certification (preferred)
  • Other criteria the Division of Child Care Services Director deems necessary

Reports to: Director of Child Care Services
Supervises: Site Staff

Responsibilities:

  • Attend all monthly planning meetings
  • Communicate with the Coordinator of Programming scheduling of staff
  • Supervise SEED location staff
  • Assist in the coordination of space need with building staff
  • Approve payroll time cards for site staff, and get to main office by noon every Monday
  • Available to work full-time hours on holidays, snow days, and vacation camp full-day programs
  • Ensure adequate supplies for the program have been received or that need to be picked up in the main office
  • Must come to the office at least twice a week to pick up paperwork/ supplies
  • Performs special assignments, studies, and routine administrative functions as directed by the Director
  • Responsible for picking up and dropping off budget/receipts by dates as directed by Program Coordinator
  • Responsible for making purchases for food as listed by snack menu
  • Must post lesson plans weekly, snack menu monthly and all other items as deemed by the Director of Child Care Services
  • Must attend monthly All-Staff meetings as assigned unless extreme circumstance. (i.e. college course)

Terms of Employment:  This will be a part-time position, during the school year, including early release, vacation and snow days scheduling. Pay and hourly schedule to be determined by Director of Child Care Services.

Evaluation:  Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the Director of Child Care Services.

Wage funding through this position will be through the Division of Child Care Services generated revenue.

Contact Kelly at (860) 408–6144 or kcurtis@simsbury.k12.ct.us for an application.


WEST HARTFORD

Morley Extended Day Care Inc.

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 medcapplications@gmail.com

Contact Information:
Morley Extended Day Care, Inc.
77 Bretton Rd.
West Hartford, CT 06119
E-mail: medcapplications@gmail.com
Contact person: Katherine or Cynthia


The Family Resource Center at Charter Oak Academy

The FRC is looking to fill two part-time positions in their after school program available in September. Group leaders and site coordinators needed 4 afternoons a week from 2:30pm to 6:30pm.

Site Coordinators

Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education or related field required. Experience working with school age children essential and supervisory experience preferred. Supervise 3 group leaders; plan developmentally appropriate activities; cultivate relationships with school staff and parents; lead and also supervise after school activities. Must be organized and able to work independently but also be a strong team player.

Group Leaders

Associates degree or Bachelor’s in child development, early childhood education or related field. Experience working with school age children required. Creative, organized and responsible. Able to think on your feet and work as a member of a team. Interested applicants should email resumes to Deborah Zipkin at deborah@bridgefamilycenter.org.

The Family Resource Center at Charter Oak Academy
425 Oakwood Ave.
West Hartford, CT 06110
(860) 233-4701
www.bridgefamilycenter.org
Every family. Every child. Every time.


WHEECO, Inc.

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 wheeco@sbcglobal.net


WESTBROOK

Valley-Shore YMCA

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: kscholl@vsymca.org

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 www.vsymca.org