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20 Jul 2021

Part-Time 48057 PROGRAM LEADER

Denver Public Schools – Posted by Denver Public Schools Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Description

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Job Title:  Program Leader

Department: Extended Learning & Community Schools, Denver Public Schools


FTE: Part-time, 2021-2022 school year

Schedule:  Monday – Friday 6:15am-9:00am and/or 2:30pm-6:00pm

Hourly Rate: $16.84/hr with qualifications

Highlights: Paid professional development trainings, benefits available for those working 20+ hours/week, free enrollment for your child during scheduled shifts

Essential Functions and Objectives:

To provide a safe and learning environment for children, nurture a positive work environment that is conducive to students and their optimal growth and development.

Commitment includes:

      – Maintain and facilitate open communication with parents, staff and students

      – Follow staff conduct guidelines outlined in the staff handbook

      – Perform facility maintenance and housekeeping duties as assigned and needed

      – Follow the general daily schedule for the program

      – Implement high quality programs where students are engaged in a variety of ways

      – Initiate personal contact with all families and foster a positive environment for the children and refer questions and concerns to the Program Supervisor when needed and appropriate

      – Use positive youth development strategies

      – Create and implement curriculum and activities for children in an enriching, engaging and enjoyable manner

      – Directly supervise and provide group management for elementary age students, supervise in play areas to ensure children’s safety

      – Interpret the philosophy of Denver Public Schools and build community with faculty, staff, parents, visitors and the community

      – Ensure that Colorado Department of Human Services Child Care, District and Department policies and procedures are followed

      – Maintain appropriate records and logs and provide accurate and timely information on program operations as requested

      – Work with team members to create a harmonious and efficient working environment

      – Attend required Department orientations, trainings and staff meetings

      – Maintain licensing ratio for staff to child

      – Maintain a punctual, reliable schedule during program hours.

      – Additional duties as assigned by direct supervisor

Knowledge, Experience, & Other Qualifications:

      – Must have at least three (3) months (or 460 hours) of satisfactory and verifiable work experience with school-age children

      – Must be able to become First Aid, CPR and Standard Precautions certified

      – Must be 18 years of age or older

Education Requirements:

      – High school diploma or equivalent

About Denver Public Schools:

The Department of Extended Learning and Community Schools supports and strengthens DPS students, families, schools and communities by delivering and facilitating high-quality programs and services that extend beyond the traditional school experience. This includes out-of-school-time programs and volunteer and community partnership services. This work creates safe environments where students and families gain the tools, resources and social competencies they need to achieve success.

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation.  DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the state in terms of student academic growth.  Learn more at

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

childcare, program leader, extended learning, before and after school care

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Job Types: Part-Time.

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