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New York Edge Part-Time Assistant Director - Summer 2019 in New York, New York

New York Edge seeks to bridge the opportunity gap among students in high-need communities by extending the school day and year with wholesome, skill-building activities designed to improve New York City children’s academic performance, health and wellness, attitude towards school, self-confidence, character and values, and opportunity for lifelong employment.


The Assistant After-School Program Director will assist in the overall administration of the Champions Club 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 After School Program Director covers the site in the absence of ASPD under the supervision of the Program Manager.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Manage staff

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

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

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

  • 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 Director or supervisor

Interacts With:

  • After School Program Director, Parents, Students


  • Associate's Degree requiredwith demonstration of pursuit of B.A. Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

  • Minimum of two years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required

  • Ability to be credentialed as SACC license director or supervisor

  • Hours varied by site. Our Summer Programs may typically run between 8:00am-6:00pm. Availability must be flexible.

  • Certifications and credentials in respective skill-based activity is highly preferred

  • Candidates who are qualified to lead instruction in more than one activity is preferred

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

*Please provide a cover letter along with your resume

Location:Five boroughs

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

New York Edge is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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.

EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled