Greensboro Day School’s mission is to develop the intellectual, ethical, and interpersonal foundations students need to become constructive contributors to the world.
Director of Afterschool Programs
REPORTS TO: CFO
The Director of Afterschool Programs is responsible for staffing, organizing, designing, and managing all aspects of the Bengal Cub Club (the Lower School afterschool care program) the Middle School after school program, and afterschool enrichments and serves as a summer programs coordinator. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the recreational, social, safety, and enrichment needs of the children served by the programs. The Director is responsible for keeping students at the center of decision making, helping them develop the intellectual, ethical, and interpersonal foundations they need to become constructive contributors to the world.
Primary hours are from 10-6pm Monday - Friday, 12 months.
GDS Cultural Competencies - All Employees
Adaptable & Growth Mindset
Productive conflict and resolution
GDS Employee Skills - All Employees
Listens to Understand
GDS Teacher Competencies
Bachelor’s Degree required.
Successful teaching experience (minimum two years preferred).
Working knowledge of child development for Lower and Middle School ages/ grades.
Engaging, dynamic, variable pedagogy.
Excellent interpersonal and public presentation skills.
The ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both written and oral form.
Ability to define problems, gather and analyze data, establish facts, and draw conclusions.
Ability to manage conflict with colleagues, students, and parents.
This is a year-round position. Daily work requires supervising students both indoors and outdoors. The Afterschool Programs Director is required to participate in regular safety drills, learn CPR, learn how to apply a tourniquet, provide basic first aid, administer epi-pens when needed, and be able to support other student-specific health-related needs. Some weekend, evening, or early morning work may be required from time to time.
The Afterschool Programs Director must be able to assist young students in toileting, hand washing, nose-blowing, etc. They must be able to move quickly and frequently from standing to sitting with ease and be able to sit on small chairs and the floor. They must be able to provide adequate supervision indoors and outdoors and must be able to ensure the safety of students during drills and emergencies that may arise from time to time. Some evening and weekend commitments including school celebrations, admissions, athletic events, concerts, and plays are encouraged as part of the job.
Afterschool programs staff.