After School Lead Teacher
Job Details
Belmont Academy Charter School - Philadelphia, PA


Summary: This position for an after school teacher responsible for leading afternoon care hours with students in Prek -Kindergarten . OST (Out of School Time) teachers plan lessons and facilitate after-school clubs, major projects, and group activities within a project based learning theme. Teachers also help establish relationships with community organizations for more diverse and engaging programming. 



  • Reports to the OST director and site coordinator for daily updates and information

  • Assist in the school-day dismissal of enrolled after-care students and escort children to their assigned afternoon locations

  • Serve daily snack and conduct student breaks

  • Create lesson plans based on project based learning themes that center around S.T.E.M. arts, movement/ physical education, and social emotional learning (SEL) 

  • Prepare and facilitate major OST projects and activities with OST groups

  • Lead OST clubs through special activities and projects with select students

  • Actively supervise students during play and projects

  • Monitor student attendance and conduct head counts as students dismiss

  • Maintain OST rooms/ spaces and lead daily recovery/ breakdown of rooms and materials

  • Establish and maintain positive and supportive relationships with OST/daycare families

  • Assisting director and site coordinator with student dismissal and late pick-up, when required

  • Accompanying and guiding students hosted OST field trips and featured presentations

  • Complete required child care professional development certifications


Must be available to work Monday through Friday from 2:30 to 6:00PM

Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check Clearance (Act 34)

Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151)

Federal Bureau of Investigation Record Check Clearance (Act 114)

4+ years of child care experience within a child care facility or school-based program

High school diploma, GED, or equivalent (or collegiate degree)

Two letters of recommendation

Certification or degree in early childhood education is a plus

Special enrichment certifications (teaching artist, educational, or vocational) is a plus

Current CPR certification is a plus

Mandated Reporter Certification is a plus

Basic computer, Internet, and social media skills

Exceptional written communication and lesson planning skills

Excellent communications skills, particularly with young children

Creative, energetic, and passionate about after-school enrichment

Must present strong leadership skills




$18.50/ hour for 1st 90 days, $20/ hour after probation period, bi-weekly pay