PS 217 Afterschool Program Director

Full Time
Posted 5 months ago


Program Director


Exempt, Full-time


Youth Director

Job description

Flatbush Development Corporation is seeking an experienced applicant who, under the supervision of the Director of Youth Services, will be responsible for ensuring that the After School Program meets all program standards and funding guidelines. The Program Director must be able to plan and organize a structured program consisting of educational and recreational activities according to age group, supervise staff and maintain a high level of communication between school representatives and participants, staff and supervisors. In addition, the Program Director will be responsible for the management of the entire OST program at their site.


·Recruit, hire, train and supervise staff according to FDC policies.

·Provide reports, update and coordinate weekly meetings with the Director of Youth Programs.

·Build productive relationships with the school’s administrative team, including but not limited to principal, assistant principal, curriculum development staff, teachers. PTA president and parent coordinator.

·Ensure that all DYCD, DOH and FDC Guidelines are followed and adhered to.

·Responsible for data entry, reports, snacks, securing space, security and all other administrative duties/documentation requirement in a timely fashion.

·Ensure that adequate supplies and equipment are kept safe and available for programmatic needs.

·Promote literacy, multiculturalism, parent and community involvement through appropriate program enhancements and activities.

·Maintain accurate records pertaining to licensing requirements, staff/child health, and safety.

·Develop and implement program curriculum aligned with school program curricula.

·Evaluate and document staff performance informally and formally during the program year.

·Serve as a liaison with school personnel. Create a Parent Advisory and Youth Advisory Group. Attend school planning meetings and PTA meetings. Develop community relations with other community organizations or programs.

·Supervise the completion, collection, and submission of data and reports to DYCD as required under the contract agreement.

·Supervise and plan summer programs including but not limited to securing DOH license.

·Develop a weekly schedule of after-school activities; arts, recreational, educational enhancement and homework assistance to students.


·BA/BS in Education or related field (required)

·Childcare: 3 years (required)

·Program development: 2 years (required)

·Minimum of two years of supervisory experience.

·Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·Proficient in Microsoft Office.


·First Aid Certification (Required)

·CPR Certification (Required)

Ability to commute/relocate:

Brooklyn, NY 11218: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

If qualified, please forward your cover letter and resume with the subject line “Program Director” to us at “hr” at “fdconline” dot “org” or apply online. Learn more about FDC at

FDC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. FDC does not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

COVID-19 considerations:

All staff must be fully vaccinated. Mask are not required but are encouraged.

Job Features

Job CategoryFull Time
Salary$50,000.00 - $54,000.00
Health InsuranceYes
Retirement PlanYes
Dental InsuranceYes
Vision InsuranceYes
Flexible spending accountYes
Paid time offYes
Parental LeaveYes

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