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Auxiliary Programs Manager

La Scuola is seeking an experienced Auxiliary Programs Manager to create, administer, and supervise innovative programs operating outside of the regular school day including after school and summer. We are an Italian immersion, Reggio-inspired, IB-accredited preschool, elementary and middle school in beautiful San Francisco. 

A thorough understanding of La Scuola’s philosophy, culture, pedagogy, practice, and day-to- day life is essential. Applicants should be enthusiastic, child-oriented, and creative individuals with a desire to work in a bilingual environment, who enjoy being with students and foster their intellectual, academic, social, emotional, and physical development through the duties outlined below.
The APM reports to the Lower School Director.


Essential Duties

 Develop and implement the curriculum for Extended Care program and Summer program

 Create trimester-long enrichment programs that represent a range of student interests

 Research mission-appropriate after school enrichment programs to introduce to the school community

 Ensure the quality of the program on a day-to- day basis

 Review program curriculum annually

 Maintain accurate and organized records such as attendance records and incident reports

 Produce and communicate the program overview with each program description, schedule and price for the parent community

 Evaluate program activities through surveys

 Serve as a liaison between the school and parents

 Prepare instructional materials as required

 Supervise and manage the schedule of up to three EC classroom teachers

 Lead activities and supervision during the program hours

 Assist in preparation and distribution of snacks and meals

 Use appropriate re-direction and positive guidance strategies when resolving issues

 Operate a computer (MAC and PC) and related software including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs, inResonance, and email



 A minimum of a BA, or Child Development Certificate

 Previous experience working with children required


Required Skills

 Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English

 Fluency in reading, writing and speaking in Italian preferred, but not required

 Strong supervisory, organizational, technical, and analytical skills

 Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as outstanding interpersonal skills



 Able to work collaboratively with a team

 Problem solving, creativity, multitasking skills

 Ability to thrive in a start-up environment

 Excellent attendance and punctuality records


This is a full-time exempt position, 40 hours per week; this position will start August 1, 2018.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Prior to beginning work and as a condition of employment in order to comply with the law, all employees must provide documentation to prove eligibility to work in United States. In addition, the final candidate will need to pass Criminal Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation Fingerprint Clearance, a physical exam, and provide recent copy of a negative TB test and other immunization records.

Position receives full benefits, including medical and dental coverage. The school also offers group life insurance, long-term disability insurance and commuter benefits. Other fringe benefits include sick leave, PTO, paid holidays, vacation days, and warm lunch.

Pay will be depend on qualifications and experience.

To be considered for the position, apply here with a letter of intent, a resume and a minimum of 3 references. Grazie!


Non-Discrimination Policy:
In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at La Scuola will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. La Scuola does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition, genetic characteristics, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including hiring, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, layoff, promotion, transfer and access to benefits and training.