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Last update: August 2018

San Francisco Day School
Human Resources
350 Masonic Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94118

415.931.2422 phone
415.931.1753 fax

After-School Program Staff

Position: After-School Program Staff
Position status: Part-time (non-exempt)
Hours: Monday-Friday, 2:00-6:00 p.m.
Rate:  $16.00-$18.00 DOE

About the After-School Enrichment Program (AEP)

The San Francisco Day School After-School Enrichment Program serves 100+ students each day between the hours of 2:00-6:00 p.m. Our focus is to provide a safe space after school to allow children the freedom to create, to explore their world through play in an open-ended way, and learn to become good community members. Our primary goal is to be a service to our community and help students transition between their school day and home.  We are responsible for supporting students in their homework, providing a regular healthy snack, and offering meaningful enrichment opportunities to help students continue to learn, develop, and grow during after-school hours.

Position Summary

The After-School Program Staff are vital to supporting the students at San Francisco Day School when school is not in session.  This position involves: regular lesson planning, delivering lessons to groups of students, supervising safe play, helping resolve student conflicts, and keeping our students and community safe.  This position is designed for someone with classroom or after-school experience that is passionate about youth development and willingness to grow and develop programming.

Essential Functions

  • Develop and maintain a safe and respectful classroom environment.
  • Create and implement lessons for students daily.
  • Monitor students in the AEP room, playground areas, and other areas of the school as assigned.
  • Communicate regularly with supervisor.
  • Ensure student behavior is consistent with the school day expectations of stewardship, responsibility for one’s actions, respect for all, and being a caring member of the community.
  • Assist teachers with preventive discipline by explaining school rules to students and parents.
  • Assist in resolving student conflicts after school using principles and practices of Restorative Justice.
  • Communicate effectively with parents, families, and other SFDS after-school staff members.
  • Observe health and safety regulations.
  • Maintain consistent, punctual, and regular attendance.
  • Use consistent language and care as school day educators.
  • Set up and clean up classroom and play spaces.
  • Facilitate homework assistance activities that build upon school day curriculum objectives.
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
  • Lesson planning experience
  • Ability to work with children and parents in a warm, confident, empathetic manner
  • Arrive on time to work
  • Be able to lift 20 pounds
  • Be able to stand outside for hours at a time
  • Have experience working with children, preferably in a group setting
  • Must be fingerprinted
  • Obtain proof of TB test
  • Have a flexible, positive, and can-do attitude
  • Be willing to jump in wherever you are needed with enthusiasm
  • Ability to work in a loud, lively, fast-paced environment 

About San Francisco Day School

San Francisco Day School is an independent, co-educational school serving approximately 400 students in grades K-8. SF Day educates, nurtures, and inspires girls and boys of diverse backgrounds to achieve their highest academic and creative potential, to embrace ethical values, and to become active contributors to their communities. San Francisco Day School welcomes and celebrates children, families, faculty, and staff that reflect the broad range of diversity in the Bay Area. The school values the strengths and accomplishments of the individuals who are part of the community and takes pride in and celebrates the diversity and special character of the community as a whole. Therefore, San Francisco Day School encourages people of color and LGBT applicants to apply.

To Apply

Please apply online with a cover letter and current resume:

No phone calls please.

First Grade Instructional Aide

Position: First Grade Instructional Aide
Reports to: Lower School Division Head; Director of After-School Programs
Position status: Full-time, non-exempt
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

At San Francisco Day School, we believe that when intellect and imagination are intertwined, students delight in the discovery of connection in their academic and creative pursuits, in their relationships, and in all that they experience here.  Every day we help our students emerge as flexible and resourceful learners.  Because when we do, our students light up with the call and capacity to take on the complexities of their day and of a diverse world.

SF Day Fast Facts:

  • Independent, co-educational school
  • Founded in 1981
  • Serving 400 students
  • Located in the heart of SF in the Western Addition neighborhood

Are you... 

  • A compassionate educator and role model that understands and enjoys teaching young adolescents?
  • A curious and creative teacher excited to bridge intellect and imagination in the classroom?
  • Passionate about working with variable learners and developing curriculum informed by Universal Design for Learning?
  • Excited to learn, teach, and grow in a hands-on, iPad learning environment that embraces design thinking?
  • An effective communicator and thoughtful listener?
  • An engaged and inclusive community member eager to partner with families, students, and colleagues?


  • Minimum of two years college education

  • Experience working with students as a tutor, teacher and/or counselor

  • Demonstrated experience working with parents, teachers and students

  • Experience with conflict resolution

  • Interest in educational work

  • Must have patience, tact, friendly disposition, good judgment, enthusiasm, flexibility and developed communication skills. The candidate should have excellent follow-through with teachers, volunteers, families and students.

  • Complete fingerprint search and TB test results.

  • Valid First Aid and CPR certificate

  • Bilingual Spanish a plus


  • Provide continuity in students’ experience in both instructional and non-instructional parts of the school day and after school. 
  • Help provide a bridge in student supervision between the school day and the After-School Enrichment Program (AEP).
  • Support and advocate for all goals of grade-level and SF Day.

  • Share time between classrooms, work at stations, help during whole group instruction and support teachers in preparation for activities.

  • Support and care for injured or sick students.

  • Escort children to specials.

  • Supervise morning care, recess and lunch.

  • Supervise and coordinate structured activities during recess time. Work with AEP on materials and equipment during recess.

  • Help with dismissal and transition to and from morning care and AEP (after-school enrichment program).

  • Facilitate community meeting at AEP with AEP Director or Coordinator.

  • Assist the AEP coordinator in planning and implementing grade-level appropriate activities.

  • Work with grade-level students during AEP to support their experience in AEP.

  • Maintain awareness of grade-level students during AEP as well as other students.

  • Check out with grade level students from AEP.

  • Communicate and meet with grade-level teachers, AEP director and coordinator about students.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the aid regularly stands, walks, uses hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear.

  • The individual will also sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, and occasionally crawl.

  • The employee will occasionally lift and/or move items up to 20 pounds.

  • The employee must be constantly alert for student safety.
    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud depending upon class activity in the hallways.

  • The individual will occasionally work in outside weather conditions.

Ready to Join SF Day?

SF Day celebrates and welcomes faculty and staff who reflect the broad range of diversity in the Bay Area. We encourage people of color and LGBTQ+ applicants to apply. SF Day offers excellent benefits and a competitive salary. Please apply online with your resume and a thoughtful cover letter to:

No phone calls, please.