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Program Aide, Afterschool Program (Immediate Start)

Multi-Site/Afterschool Program

About Us:
 
Prospect Schools is a high performing, intentionally diverse, K-12 college preparatory charter network with seven schools in Brooklyn. We have set a vision to become, by 2025, the leading network of intentionally diverse schools where students and educators can work, learn, and thrive. We hope you’ll join us on this journey.
 
Our experienced team of leaders and educators works hard every day to prepare a diverse student body to have a positive impact on society and develop a lifelong passion for learning. We are committed to offering a rigorous educational experience to all of our students regardless of background, familial income, or geography, because we believe all children have the right to a high quality education. The strong relationships across our communities allows us to push our mission forward each day for more than 2,100 students.
 
Our Core Values are:
 
  • Curiosity: Develop sound judgment and intellect by asking questions confidently and thinking critically
  • Care: Support others by grounding every action in empathy while championing equity and inclusion in our work
  • Persistence: Grow and learn by solving problems with determination, creativity and tenacity
  • Passion: Succeed by approaching challenges with excitement, enthusiasm and self assurance

 

About the Role:

Brooklyn Prospect Charter School is seeking a Program Aide to support our After School Program's day-to-day management and operations. The After-School Program Aide will assist in the overall administration of BPCS's After-school, including but not limited to: scheduling and promotion of activities, record keeping, data reporting, some communicating with parents & school staff, and support the organization of special events. The ideal candidate is an energetic self-starter who possesses after-school programming, administrative skills and works collaboratively with peers. Our Aides will serve as mentors to youth ages 11-14 and may facilitate and moderate special activities, ensuring all program participants' safety. This position reports to the Afterschool Program Manager and supports serving our Sixth - Eighth grade student population. This role will work closely with individuals across the organization on all issues related to the efficiency and effectiveness of running our Middle School Afterschool program. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Promote the concepts of teamwork, fair play, and sportsmanship inclusive of ultimate responsibility for youth's behavior during activities.

  • Prep supplies necessary for daily activities, i.e., attendance forms, walkie talkies, sports equipment

  • Assist in safety procedures and hallways transitions of students in ratio 1:15

  • Lead icebreaker activities to get students acquainted with each other

  • Manage school-based marketing materials, i.e., updating bulletin boards, posting flyers, and creating decorative spaces for ASP participants to enjoy; order supplies and prep food for student activities/events

  • Assist with the Program set up, snack/supper, and clean up. Use a snack tracker if applicable

  • Oversee inventory usage and storage of all program supplies

  • Assist in maintaining program-related documentation; this includes:

    • Manage an online database & student files 

    • Manage attendance tracker & DYCD connect for daily activities and monthly events

    • Support Program Manager in data entry by using program reporting tools to manage enrollment, Rate of Participation, demographics, etc. 

  • Support the Program Manager by updating the staff compliance tracker

  • Create material to promote after school enrichment offerings, special events and help implement retention strategies



Qualifications

  • A minimum of a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency (HSE). Some college, an Associates Degree or higher in a related field is preferred.

  • Mandatory fingerprint & background check clearance

  • Experience with data entry and proficiency in Google Suite and Canva

  • Experience working in Youth & Development and a desire to mentor youth

  • Understands the importance of being responsible, reliable, and punctual

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required

  • Ability to perform conflict resolution

 

Salary:

The compensation for this role is $20.00 - $25.00 hourly. 

 

Please note that due to the high volume of applications, we will only be able to notify those who meet our selection criteria. Brooklyn Prospect is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates of diverse backgrounds.