Afterschool Programs Coordinator

  • Athens Academy
  • Athens, Georgia, USA
  • Feb 21, 2023
Full time Other

Job Description

Athens Academy Afterschool Programs Coordinator        


The School:

Athens Academy is a co-educational, non-sectarian, independent college preparatory day school of approximately 910 students in grades K3-12 that offers a traditional liberal arts curriculum and innovative approaches to teaching and learning.  The school’s mission is to seek “excellence with honor in the educational and personal experience of each student.”  Situated on a picturesque campus of 152 acres, Athens Academy admits students from diverse social, economic, religious, and racial backgrounds--all of whom benefit from a challenging academic program, a vibrant arts program, competitive athletics, and a variety of service opportunities.  Athens Academy faculty and staff members are dedicated professionals who are not only experts in their respective fields of study, but are also sensitive to the gifts and challenges of individual students.


The Position:

Athens Academy is seeking an Afterschool Programs Coordinator to oversee student programming beyond the traditional school day. While the Afterschool Programs Coordinator will work closely with the Preschool, Lower School, and Middle School Division Directors, they will have day-to-day oversight for all of programming for extended day, afterschool enrichment, and faculty development days.

●       Design, market, and manage innovative programs and activities outside of normal school hours.  Programming should support the school’s mission, enhance its brand and provide new, enriching and educationally sound experiences for students ages four to fourteen years old.

●       Supervise program faculty and staff, and provide on-site leadership during program hours.

●       Communicate with families throughout the year about upcoming programs, and respond to parent needs and concerns.

●       Partner with Faculty, Staff, and the broader community to fully utilize internal resources at Athens Academy, including talented personnel and a 152 acre campus, while broadening partnerships with local mission-aligned programs.

●       Maintain and manage a database of auxiliary program enrollment for registration, payment, and records purposes.

●       Collaborate with the Business office to procure documentation and fiscal information for afterschool services and ensure auxiliary supply purchases remain within budget.








·        Relevant experience working with children in a school or after-school setting, including experience in an

supervisory capacity with demonstrated decision-making ability

·        Exceptional organizational, group management, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills

·        Demonstrated collaborative skills, working across constituencies and building relationships

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills appropriate for interacting with both children and adults

·        4-year college degree, additional relevant degrees, or certifications preferred

Application Process:

The school will accept materials from interested candidates until the position is filled.   A completed packet will include the following components:

·             Cover letter expressing interest in Athens Academy and this position

·             Statement of educational philosophy, including thoughts on opportunities for teaching and learning in today’s educational environment

·             Resume or curriculum vitae

·             Names of three references and contact information


Interested candidates are encouraged to send their materials to:

Cindy Wood

Athens Academy

1281 Spartan Lane

Athens, GA   30606

(706) 549-9225


Additional Information:

Several years ago, the faculty created the following list to describe the desired traits of Athens Academy faculty and administrators.  It is included in the spirit of providing some additional insight into what we value as a community of learners.

●       Commitment to the school’s mission

●       Passion and ability to meet the needs of each student, instructionally and emotionally—students are our highest priority and all we do/every decision we make is with their well-being in mind

●       Knowledge of subject matter taught

●       Knowledge of instructional methods being used and potential for introducing/supporting new instructional methods, including incorporating technological advances

●       Professionalism in interactions with parents, students, colleagues, and the community

●       Ability to lead and ability to work in a team

●       Commitment to continuous professional improvement

●       Positivity and effectiveness as a communicator

●       Passion for subject matter taught

●       Focus on family and community

●       Participation in the life of the school beyond the classroom

●       Advocacy for individual students

Athens Academy is an equal opportunity employer and educational institution. In hiring, the school will select the best-qualified applicant without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, handicap, veteran status, or sexual orientation.