After School Program Instructors

Smith College
Smith College

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

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Job Description


Lead Instructor (K-2)

Sports and Games Instructor (3-6)

Wednesday Program Lead Instructors (K-6)

Essential Functions:

Plan and implement a fun and engaging after school program for students for Kindergarten through sixth grade students. Supervise and manage students, work to promote student success and satisfaction, utilize positive behavioral management to support students, work with and report to program facilitator. Maintain a daily schedule/routine, manage daily attendance, maintain program supplies and equipment, manage program spaces, and collaborate with teachers.

Minimum Qualifications

Education/Experience: Experience leading elementary students in a group setting. Associate’s Degree in education or related field or prior experience teaching specialty area to elementary aged students. Experience working with children in group settings.

Skills: Ability to form positive and supportive relationships with children and adults. Ability to be flexible and work as a member of a team. Good organizational and interpersonal skills.

After School Program Schedule:

Lead Instructor, Sports and Games Instructor: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays 2:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday Program Lead Instructors 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Pay range: $17 - $22 per hour depending on education and experience

Additional Information

For the care and safety of our community, Smith College requires that all employees be vaccinated as a condition of employment and as such, the incumbent will be required to be immunized against COVID-19 on or before their first day of employment. Proof of vaccination status will be required. Individuals may seek medical or religious exemption with HR, but must do so prior to their arrival.

Please attach/upload a current resume and cover letter in order for your application to be considered for this position.

Position Type:

Fixed Term

About Smith College

Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is one of the largest women’s colleges in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts.  A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges.

Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Working at Smith College 

Founded in 1871, Smith College is the nation's largest liberal arts college for women. The reputation of the College as one of the finest in the country holds strong because of the dedicated work of our staff, faculty, and administration. We are a diverse group bringing to our community different talents, perspectives, and experiences. Our strength arises from this diversity and is sustained by a community value of providing an outstanding educational environment for our nearly 2,700 students. Smith College is located in Northampton, a lively town of 30,000 in the Connecticut River valley of western Massachusetts.

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