After School Teacher (Club Leader)
Children’s Day School (CDS) in San Francisco seeks a dynamic club leader for the after school program. Reporting to the Extended Program Director, the teacher is responsible for developing and leading engaging after school club activities for students in grades K – 4. Past clubs have included pet club, building club, comic books, space club, recycled jewelry, bookmaking, green task force, theater, strategy games and more. To learn more about CDS, visit our website at www.cds-sf.org.
CDS is located on a beautiful, secluded half-acre in the Mission near Dolores Park. Our after school program employs the use of indoor classrooms, environmental ed. kitchen, woodchips area and climbing structure, farm and garden (featuring four chickens and two sheep!), and a play yard among the largest of independent schools in the city.
Orientation and program planning has already started. Daily schedule is 2:30-6 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and 2:00-6 pm on Wednesdays when we have our team meetings. Employment (often full-time) during summer program and vacation camps is optional as well.
2:30 – 3:45 Fresh Air Time: Students are picked up in classrooms, signed into after school, provided snack and given supervised free play on the yard.
3:45 – 4:45 First Hour: Students in K-4 choose from a daily menu of clubs led by after school teachers. Middle school students attend Study Hall.
4:45 – 5:45 Second Hour: Students choose between additional clubs, supervised free play or Fun Hall.
5:45 – 6:00 Chores: Yard cleanup. Putting away the sheep and chickens. Closing down computers and locking up.
Most clubs run twice a week, Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday. They typically last for two or so months before we change the menu and introduce something new.
The successful candidate will:
$13-$17/hr depending on education and experience. 18 hours/week.
CDS is a racially and ethnically diverse community and we seek the same in our faculty and staff.
Send resume, cover letter and names of 3 references. Resumes pasted into email, not attached, preferred.
Children's Day School
333 Dolores Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 861-5419 (fax)