Job summary

Houston, United States, North America
Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Job type:
Full time
$12.00 - $20.00 (depending on experience or certification)

After School Instructor in the areas of: Art & Crafts, Band, Culinary Arts, Drum Line, Puppetry, Robotics, Lacrosse

About this job

The TLC After School Program Site Instructor will oversee the HISD After School Program at one of several school sites. The programs include three primary components: Academics, Enrichment and Recreation and operate after school-site dismissal five days a week until 6 pm Must pass a background check and fingerprinting test.



  • Develop and maintain a high level of communication and positive relationships with principal, teachers, office staff, lunch clerks, custodians, and after school staff.

  • Be directly supervised by the After School Coordinator, and receive general supervision from the 21st Century Program.

  • Develop and maintain positive parent relations.

  • Provide program orientation, encourage involvement, and maintain monthly contact with families and school.

  • Provide on-going parent workshops, services and special events.

  • Respond promptly and courteously to parent concerns and/or complaints. Immediately notify 21st Century Coordinator, and the After School Program/ HISD Coordinators of parent concerns and/or complaints.

  • Communicate with parents/guardians regarding student progress and performance.

  • Meet at least monthly with the School to coordinate program design, discuss evaluation processes and outreach efforts, and address any other issues.

  • Work closely with the After School Coordinator to:

o Identify students and coordinate student outreach for the After School Program.
o Align activities with the regular school day.
o Implement evaluation tools.

Development and Implementation

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the program.

  • Facilitate regular after school staff meetings and trainings.

  • Coach, supervise, and provide professional development for program staff.

  • Assure safety and supervision of children at all times, with a 20:1 ratio of adults to children.

  • Maintain high visibility at the site of the After School Program.

  • Assure classrooms and other shared school space is well maintained and left as found.

  • Develop and maintain a schedule of academic, recreational and enrichment activities.

  • Assure accurate distribution and accounting of snacks.

  • Submit monthly student attendance and student snack reports on a timely basis.

  • Coordinate with all site-based student support services, including Student Assistance Programs, Student Success Teams, Health Advocates, Healthy School Teams, Peer Resources, Wellness Centers, and Health Promotion Committee.

Recruitment, Coordination and Collaboration

  • Recruit and enroll program participants to meet grant average daily attendance requirements.

  • Attend school staff meetings quarterly to provide information and updates on After School Program.

  • Establish and maintain partnerships with community based organizations, public agencies, local universities, city agencies, and other collaborators.

Comply with all District and grant guidelines

  • Oversee facility management, including attendance, snacks, custodial, classroom, security, safety, and transportation.

  • Submit all required documentation on a timely basis, including attendance, snack counts, emergency cards, permission forms, payroll, and surveys.

  • Coordinate evaluation process, including surveys of students, staff, and parents.

  • Participate in all meetings, workshops, and activities organized by HISD.


  • Minimum of two years college, AA degree, or passage of district competency test.

  • Experience working in a school and/or agency setting.

  • Ability to work effectively with diverse district/school staff, parents, and community members.

  • Able to implement and supervise a positive learning environment, incorporating academics, enrichment and recreation.

  • Fingerprint and TB test clearance.

  • CPR/1st Aid certified – preferred.

Developed by Figo Mago at www.tandolin.co.za
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