Right At School
Lemont , IL 60439
Posted 2 weeks ago
Enjoy teaching and molding young minds? Quick on your feet in times of crisis?
Interested in providing leadership in your local community?
Being a Program Manager with Right At School may be the job for you!
Right At School works to develop in children the traits that are not only important during their youth, but which will lend to their lifelong success! These traits are embedded in our curriculum, our instructional methods, and our positive guidance approach! Our Program Managers focus on helping children develop social-emotional skills, character, positive identity, persistence, belief in oneself, internal motivation -- all within an afterschool community that respects diversity, includes children and families of different needs and backgrounds, and celebrates each childs uniqueness!
We are seeking a natural leader with high-energy to serve as Program Manager for one of our Lemont-Bromberek school locations!
Join a team that puts employee growth, team collaboration, and student engagement first!
As a Program Manager, you will:
- Lead a team of educators and/or assistant teachers to ensure the delivery of engaging, interactive educational experiences and curriculum
- Develop strong relationships with school administration, parents, & PTA organizations in order to provide the best care for children and ensure customer satisfaction
- Manage staff compliance with district-specific policies and procedures
- Maintain excellent communication with varied audience including children, parents, staff and school personnel
- Model positive guidance and effective classroom management to maintain the safety, well-being and attention of all children while supporting homework completion, leading fun fitness activities, and guiding children at play
- Lead the educator and assistant teacher team in organizing program materials for lessons and activities, as well as document attendance, incidents and other observations
- Manage and order supplies as needed according to curriculum
- Meet and report regularly to the Area Manager regarding program, site, and staff performance
What we are looking for:
- Outstanding customer service and relationship building skills
- Strong classroom management skills with the ability to use and model appropriate positive discipline
- Works well in a team environment
- A passion and drive that inspires a love for learning & the ability to engage children in learning activities in a fun and interactive way
- Respect for and dedication to working with children
- 2 years of direct experience working with children under 13
- 1 year of supervisory experience
- College coursework in early childhood education, elementary education, or a related field
- Ability to meet state-specific requirements; FA/CPR, Mandated Reporter, Cleared TB
Benefits of being a Program Manager with Right At School:
- Opportunity to make a difference in your community and positively impact families
- Ongoing professional development with pay raise incentives
- Provide meaningful fun and employ Disguised Learning
- Flexible working hours aligned to school schedules
- Gain valuable classroom management experience
- Competitive compensation and benefits, including free before/after school child care, commuter benefits, supplemental insurance (short term disability, life insurance, etc.) based on eligibility
Right At School is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.