Role: After School Teacher for students ages 4–10.
Schedule: Part-time (15 -20 hours/week), with opportunities for occasional substitute work
Pay Rate: starting at $17.85 per hour.
Bank Street School for Children’s After School program supports families by providing a dynamic range of opportunities for students to pursue creative, intellectual, physical, and social interests outside of standard school hours. It includes snack, outdoor play on the play deck or roof, and choice time in classrooms where students are grouped by age.
The After School Teacher supports the After School “Kids Club” program, a childcare program that cares for School for Children students from dismissal from the school day until timed pickup by families. Under the supervision of the After School Director, and in conjunction with other After School teachers, the Teacher will create a supportive and collaborative classroom environment and use classroom management skills to run and support an energetic classroom of children.
The typical schedule for After School is Monday–Thursday from 3:00-6:00 PM and Friday from 1:00-6:00 PM. Morning hours are also available Monday-Friday 8:00–8:30 AM.
This position runs September - June along the SFC school calendar.
The After School Teacher’s responsibilities might include but are not limited to:
Leading a classroom of 15–20 students in a schedule of activities including snack time, outdoor play, and classroom free play activities (block building, art, etc).
Taking daily attendance and ensuring that students participating in after school enrichment classes are dropped off and picked up from their classes in a timely manner.
Mediate conflicts between students and help them work towards resolution.
Report any incidents or conflicts to the After School Director.
Participate as a member of a collaborative, cooperative after school program - sharing information and strategies to sustain a healthy classroom community
Oversee the safe transfer of children to after school and dismissal to authorized adults
High School diploma required and Bachelor’s degree preferred
Experience managing a classroom and teaching children preferred (experience working with young children a plus)
Experience with progressive education preferred
Prior experience working as part of the Bank Street community preferred
Willingness to collaborate and work as part of a team, as well as develop skills in working with individual children, small groups, and the whole class.
The mission of Bank Street College is to improve the education of children and their teachers by applying to the educational process all available knowledge about learning and growth, and by connecting teaching and learning meaningfully to the outside world. In so doing, we seek to strengthen not only individuals, but the community as well, including family, school, and the larger society in which adults and children, in all their diversity, interact and learn. We see in education the opportunity to build a better society.