After School Care Director, Lower School

  • Woodward Academy
  • College Park, GA, USA
  • Mar 28, 2024
Full time Department Head

Job Description

Come join our team!  Woodward Academy is Atlanta at its very best. We intentionally bring together students from diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, creating a richer learning community and exceptional academic opportunities. For many years, our employees have ranked us in the top 10 of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Top Workplaces program. Woodward's complete benefits package includes health, dental, disability insurance, and a 403(b) Retirement plan through TIAA.

The After School Care Director position involves managing the care of students during after-school hours, including developing and organizing engaging age-appropriate activities, supervising staff and students, as well as ensuring a safe, healthy, and secure environment for all.



  • Organizing and supervising daily activity rotations for students at a variety of age levels

  • Monitoring all check-in and dismissal procedures

  • Proactively communicating with administration, parents, and staff

  • Partnering with Lower School administration regarding staffing needs

  • Scheduling, timekeeping, and payroll for staff
  • Organizing and facilitating snack distribution

  • Maintaining a clean and healthy environment for children by cleaning the facility, sanitizing surfaces, and putting toys and games away.

  • Supervising staff in a childcare environment to ensure a safe, healthy, and secure environment.

  • Helping/assisting staff with duties as necessary

  • Responding to student behavior in an age-appropriate manner

  • Administering disciplinary measures for children as needed

  • Responding to written or verbal communication from parents

  • Other duties as assigned 



  • Ability to read and interpret documents; ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to demonstrate patience and stay actively involved with young students



  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Undergraduate degree preferred

  • Experience with children in a classroom environment preferred

The After School Care Director position is a 10-month, non-exempt position. The hours for this position are 11:00am - 6:00pm, Monday through Friday. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. EOE