After School Program Teacher - Upper Grades (3rd-5th)

San Francisco
Extended Day Program and Beacon Sites /
Looking to kickstart your career in teaching or working with students? Do you find yourself wishing you could gain real hands on experience lesson planning, leading, and working with SFUSD teachers? Come work for Mission Graduates! Work in a friendly and supportive environment with other motivated faculty members, helping K-12 students in San Francisco's Mission District.


    • Gain on the ground experience working directly with students at one of our schools in the San Francisco Unified School District
    • Receive training on a variety of topics including teaching methodologies, lesson planning, classroom management
    • Help build cultural and educational bridges with students and their families
    • Work in a friendly and supportive environment with a team of amazing educators
    • Non-exempt, 0.75 FTE (30 hrs/week—12:15pm-6:15pm)
    • Benefits Package: includes fully paid Medical, Dental and Vision for employee; access to Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits, as well as access to 403(b) account at time of hire. We also offer a 3% employer contribution for eligible staff* (eligibility to be explained at time of hire. In addition, we offer 14 paid holidays per year, as well as 8 personal hours per year and accrue vacation and sick-time.

Key Responsibilities & Primary Duties

    • Plan and lead daily academic and enrichment activities for about twenty students
    • Utilize standards-based curriculum to write lesson plans infusing students literacy development;
    • Lead an enrichment class (i.e. art, drumming, gardening) each semester;
    • Develop and integrate college "culture-building" activities into the classroom;
    • Coordinate and support volunteers in classroom;
    • Develop a nurturing, safe, respectful, multicultural learning environment.
    • Support students to reach specific literacy benchmarks
    • Facilitate vocabulary building and reading comprehension activities that build upon the “school day” learning objectives;
    • Design, develop and implement theme & project-based learning projects that supports student academic and personal achievement.
    • Build cultural and educational bridges with students and their families.
    • Assist in community outreach, parent communication, and volunteer supervision;
    • Coordinate on-going communication and feedback systems with families, teachers and volunteers;
    • Assist in the daily operations of the EDP including supervising youth, administrative tasks & staff development;
    • Maintain accurate youth files and records, i.e. attendance, student behavior, and other evaluation forms to track student progress;
    • Participate in staff development, team and supervision meetings;
    • Provide overall support of the program, including support for field trips, special events and parent workshops;
    • Plan and coordinate field trips, parent events, and other school-wide events;
    • Serve as part of larger Mission Graduates team;
    • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


    • Strong interest in education and teaching
    • Understanding of youth development principles;
    • Passion for working with students and youth is a must, as well as a willingness to explore alternative, non-institutional teaching methods;
    • Must be able to relate effectively to diverse communities and demonstrate understanding of cultural diversity;
    • Bilingual Spanish/English fluency
    • TB test clearance mandatory prior to hire;
    • Experience working in communities of color with low-income populations;
    • Candidates must be flexible, well organized and able to take initiative;
    • Current CPR certification (or attained within 2 months of employment).
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $21.00-$24.00 per hour
401(k)/401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

After school

Ability to commute/relocate:
San Francisco, CA 94103: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location