After School Program Instructors

After School Program Instructors

locationNorthampton, MA 01063, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time

If you have any questions about the position or our application process, reach out to us at recruiting-u@smith.edu.

Job Description


Lead Instructor (K-2)

Art Instructor (K-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: 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.

As set forth in our mission and values, Smith College is committed to promoting a culture of  equity and inclusion among students, staff and faculty.  The College will not discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, genetic information, age, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or any other classification protected by law. Smith College is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all state and federal laws that prohibit discrimination.