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After School Instructor 24-25

Education Stations
Melrose, MA
25.88 a hour
June 10, 2024



Title: Instructor - Elementary

Location: Melrose Public Schools

Supervisor: Site Coordinator, Program Site Coordinator and Program Director

Status: Part-time hourly, 18 hours/week or less, non-union, non-benefit eligible, position runs through the academic year (approximately September- June)

Pay Rate: $25.88

Summary: Education Stations is Melrose Public Schools’ after school enrichment program for elementary aged students. Applicants must be available from Monday-Friday from 2:00-5:30. Applicants must be flexible, positive and confident in delegating and thrive in a fast-paced environment.


Manage daily roster tracking students attendance and accounting for all children during program time.

Plan/develop weekly activities in art, gym games, literature, science, math and social/emotional learning

Provide a detailed schedule to the Site Coordinator of weekly activities

Lead age appropriate lesson plans for elementary age students

Work directly with Team Leads, high school aged mentors, and elementary aged students

Present expectations that are appropriate for child’s age group and abilities

Write reports and assist in student behavior management

Encourage youth to positively participate in activities, providing verbal praises and acceptance while providing clear and consistent expectations for children’s behavior

Set-up and clean all spaces used during program activities leaving spaces in good condition

Demonstrate time management skills and efficiently move the group through daily activities.


High School graduate and minimum of 18 years of age

A degree of coursework toward a degree in education or related field preferred.

Available Monday-Friday 2:00- 5:30 pm

Certifications: CPR, First Aid or the ability to obtain

Experience in school-setting teaching or as a student teacher or demonstrated experience with elementary aged students

Ability to develop lesson plans and demonstrate/explain content

Experience leading, prioritizing, delegating, and working as part of a larger team

Punctual, Reliable and regular attendance is required

Ability to pass a Background Check including Fingerprinting and a CORI

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must be able to walk, run, jump, squat, stoop, push, pull and stand. The employee must have close, distance, and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Employment is in a school environment and activities occur inside and out. Site Coordinators need to be able to carry up to 20lbs and may be subject to a sufficient level of noise when groups of 40 or more children are gathered for activitie