After School Activity Leaders (K-5th)

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Real Options for City Kids (R.O.C.K.)

Job Description

After School Activity Leaders (K-5th)


Real Options for City Kids (R.O.C.K.) is an award-winning nonprofit providing hope for children and youth in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley. Visitacion Valley is one of the last family communities in the City that hasn’t been affected by gentrification. R.O.C.K. provides a high degree of positive impact to kids who need it most. Our mission is to nurture the healthy development of children by providing opportunities to those who might not otherwise have access to a range of positive programs. At R.O.C.K., we serve more than 500 children (ages 6- 17) with a framework that develops strong social and emotional skills, develops strong academic behaviors and broadens horizons.

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Job Title: After School Activity Leader (K-5th, Part-time)

Preferred Activity Job Openings:

  • After school Dance Leader (K-5th)
  • After school Science Leader (K-5th)
  • After school Art Leader (K-5th)
  • After school Cooking Leader (K-5th)
  • After school Recreation Leader (K-5th)

Pay: $15 – $18/hour depending on experience
Dates: August 13, 2018 – June 4, 2019 (Hiring until all positions are filled)
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 1:30 – 6:00 pm / Thursday 12:30-6:00 pm

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop, lead, and evaluate daily engaging after school classes for 15 – 25 students daily
  • Assist in academic support during tutoring
  • Effectively manage classrooms using positive discipline philosophy and restorative practices
  • Complete engaging and fun lesson plans with the help of the Site Coordinator
  • Create and maintain a safe and respectful learning environment
  • Develop positive relationships with students, teachers and staff and maintain positive rapport with parents/guardians
  • Be a leader and role model to youth
  • Set-up and clean-up of program spaces
  • Maintain communication with Program Coordinators
  • Attend all scheduled program events
  • Assist in planning program wide celebrations
  • Attend bi-weekly staff meetings with supervisor for professional development


  • One year of experience in working with children
  • Desire to work with underserved children
  • Good sense of humor
  • Reliable means of transportation to and from program
  • Bilingual in Spanish, Cantonese and/or Samoan is a plus
  • 48 college credits from an accredited college or university or successful completion of the Instructional Aide Exam (administered after hire)
  • Must provide proof of a negative TB test within the past four years
  • Candidates must go through a background check after a conditional offer is made
  • Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction record


  • Check out to make sure R.O.C.K. is a good fit.
  • Send an email to with “After School Position” in the SUBJECT line and attach the following:
    • Cover letter (please no more than one page, single spaced)
    • Resume
    • Contact information for 3 references
  • Phone calls will NOT be accepted

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