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New York Edge Assistant After School Program Director in New York, New York

About Us:

New York Edge is the largest provider of after school and summer camp programs in New York City public schools. Each year, programs in academics--including STEM, the arts, sports & wellness, and college access help 40,000 students develop leadership skills and succeed in school. Click here to see us in action ( . Working parents count on our programs to provide safe and enriching environments for their children.


New York Edge is seeking a passionate, mission-driven, professional individual to fill the role of Assistant Director. In this part time role, you will assist in the overall administration of the After-School Program under the supervision of the After School Program Director including but not limited to: curriculum development, training, implementation of enrichment activities, theme based projects, scheduling of activities, daily supervision of staff, record keeping and reporting, communicating with parents and organizing special events. The Assistant Director will cover the site in the absence of ASPD under the supervision of the Program Manager.

Job Status:



Monday – Friday, 2:00pm – 6:00pm (hours may vary based on the school; some evenings and weekends required)


$20-$25 per hour


No. This position requires you to be in-person.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Directly responsible for overall supervision of tutor counselors and academic component of after-school program

  • Prepare alternative activities to implement during homework sessions that complement the academic session

  • Provide a seamless day that aligns homework sessions with day school standards of learning

  • Responsible for leading trips off site and supervising students and staff for the duration of the entire outing

  • Encourage and lead projects that foster academic, cultural and artistic growth

  • Provide coverage for activity specialists

  • Promote the concepts of teamwork, fair play and sportsmanship inclusive of ultimate responsibility for the behavior of youth at the site and on trips

  • Communicate program’s challenges, progress and success with After-School Program Director, will perform projects assigned at the discretion of the After-School Program Director

  • Assure the responsibilities associated with the attainment of a SACC license as a Director or supervisor

  • Ensures the Afterschool program is compliant with all DYCD, DOE and DOHMH regulations, timelines and staying abreast of all local, state and federal pandemic management conditions and requirements.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum requirement of a Bachelor's Degree or demonstration of actively completing a B.A. Degree.

  • Minimum of two years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience in afterschool or urban education setting is required

  • Knowledgeable and skilled in Academics, Sports or Arts programs and have prior experience successfully teaching and instructing youth in Academics, Sports or Arts

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills

  • Must be able to work Monday thru Friday for the full duration of the after school program

Covid-19 Related Requirements:

  • Proof of Vaccination is required.

  • Must be willing to adhere to all federal, state, and local mandates regarding the Covid-19 virus which include but are not limited to wearing PPE and remaining socially distant.

At time of offer and acceptance, the job requires safety and security clearances through the Department of Education and Department of Health.

To apply please submit your resume, cover letter and 3 professional references via our website:

New York Edge is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. New York Edge is committed to diversity. We encourage diverse applicants.

Disclaimer: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.