After School Program Instructor, KIPP Prize Preparatory Academy

School Support San Jose, California


Position Summary
The After School Teacher/Instructor will work directly with a group of 60-80 students, providing homework assistance, academic support and enrichment activities after school on site at KIPP Prize Preparatory Academy. Program leaders’ ability to establish authority through leadership, communication, and most importantly patience, is essential to success. Must be able to commit to working throughout the entire school year. 
Approximately 18.5 hours/week, M, T, Th, F 3:00PM- 6:30PM, Wed 2:00PM-6:30PM.

Reports to: Extended Learning Opportunity Program Director or Associate Director.

Preferred Qualifications



        A minimum of 1-2 years work experience in a youth development organization planning and supervising activities based on the developmental needs of young people, or equivalent experience.



        CPR/First Aid certification

  • Title I paraprofessionals whose duties include instructional support must have:
  • High school diploma or the equivalent, and
  • A.A. degree or
  • B.A. degree (or minimum 48 units in process) or
  • Pass the ETS ParaPro Assessment (passing score = 460)


Knowledge/skills required:

        Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

        Ability to deal effectively with youth from diverse backgrounds, including discipline problems.

        Demonstrated ability working with young people, parents and community leaders.

        Have proficient knowledge of Google Suite applications (Google Classroom, Hangout, Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc.)

        Unquestioned integrity and commitment to KIPP Public Schools Northern California’s mission and values


Essential Functions and Responsibilities

        Implement after school activities within assigned core program areas, including academic assistance, homework club, fitness/recreation, arts, and enrichment activities.

        Assist in documenting program schedules, lesson plans, curriculum, youth participation and outcomes

        Use positive behavior and classroom management techniques with children.

        Accurately track student attendance (sign-in/sign-out sheets) on a daily basis

        Assist with after school program registration, customer service, and community outreach

        Maintain high standards of health and safety to ensure the safety of students, staff members and others.

        Participate in all after school activities including preparation, set-up, take-down and clean-up to ensure facility cleanliness.

        Communicate and work effectively with students, staff, parents, school personnel, and community partners.


Physical: Ability to navigate school and classroom settings. Ability to access and utilize technology.  Occasional lifting/carrying of equipment 1-35 lbs. Physical agility to move self in various positions in order to execute duties effectively, which may include frequent kneeling, walking, pushing/pulling, squatting, twisting, turning, bending, stooping and reaching overhead


Mental: Stress of deadlines and normal work standards, ability to analyze problems and generate alternatives, work with interruptions, concentrate for long periods of time, read, calculate, perform routine math problems, memorize and recall objects and people.


Environmental: School and in-person classroom environment subject to constant interruptions and distractions. Adhere to KIPP’s health and safety guidelines as outlined by the CDC, CDE, and public health agencies’ recommendations.



Classification and Schedule

Part time, non-exempt school based position on school calendar.  Approximately 18.5 hours/week, M, T, Th, F 3:00PM- 6:30PM, Wed 2:00PM-6:30PM.



About KIPP Public Schools Northern California

We are a thriving nonprofit network of 18 free, public charter schools open to all students. At KIPP, we believe all children should grow up free to create the future they want for themselves and that schools can and should be a critical factor in making that vision a reality. Together with families and communities, we create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose—college, career, and beyond—so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world.


Our student community consists of over 7,000 elementary, middle, and high school students in East Palo Alto, Oakland, San Francisco, San Lorenzo, San Jose, and Redwood City, and Stockton. 79% qualify for free or reduced price lunch, 23% are multilingual learners, and 10% have special needs. We strive to cultivate a representative team of teachers and leaders that reflect our students’ diversity.


We are dedicated to you and your family's well-being! KIPP offers a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and transportation benefits.

Hourly Rate: $19.71/hr - $23.41/hr 

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume by clicking apply on this page.

Questions? Email [email protected]