Afterschool Program Facilitator
Location(s): Menlo Park
Reports To: Outreach Program Coordinator, Executive Director, Associate Director
Consults with: Senior Leaders
Work Status: Part-Time, 2:00pm-6:00pm
Effective Date: September 2, 2022
Position Description & Key Responsibilities
The position of After-School Program Facilitator is a specialty role for a professional experienced running after-school programs. After-School Program Facilitator is responsible for planning and leading the afterschool program onsite with OMS students and community drop in students.
Lead and design afterschool programming and support staff to run activities.
Support staff in keeping the students motivated and engaged.
Help students and staff follow safe and appropriate daily living skills and self help skills including personal hygiene and bathroom routines
The scope &/or responsibilities of this role may change as necessitated by organizational demands.
Control the amount of language used in the classroom, limit cross talk with co-workers
Assist with providing regular, ongoing, positive communication with parents
Direct questions from parents as needed to the school director and family engagement program coordinator.
Maintain confidentiality and have parent and feedback information in private meeting spaces not classrooms, front of building or other nonconfidential spaces in the school building.
Dress in professional attire.
Leave school areas clean and tidy at the end of the programs.
Have fun and be creative!
Skills & Qualifications
After-School Program Facilitator must possess excellent leadership, interpersonal and time management skills, proficiency with writing and communication, good problem-solving skills, and must work well in teams.
An open mind to many methodologies and teaching strategies is required.
Requirements include a background check, current physical clearance, and a negative TB test.
Authorized to work in the USA
About Open Mind School
Open Minds, Silicon Valley is a leader in inclusion and accessibility working with public, private, nonpublic schools and businesses around the SF Bay Area and beyond. Open Minds, Silicon Valley operates Open Mind School, a small k-12 nonprofit pilot model school in Menlo Park. Our world-class team of educators, entrepreneurs, and specialized service providers are working together to use data analytics to make informed decision making on school learning environments. We're dedicated to creating and providing a child-centered, personalized experience that leverages local experiential learning opportunities. Open Mind School's mission is for all students to access high quality education, enrichment opportunities, and social experiences in an inclusive and supportive environment. Open Mind School is a public benefit corporation and nonprofit organization which requires us to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.
OMS is an equal opportunity employer.
OMS hires employees regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, and other protected statuses as required by applicable law.